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Nduom ‘donates’ 7 ambulances to fight coronavirus

Founder and presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) in the 2016 presidential election, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has made available some 7 ambulances to help the government in the fight against the deadly coronavirus. This was disclosed by her running-mate in the 2016 election, Brigitte Dzogbenuku at a …

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Akufo-Addo extends Ghana’s border closures by two weeks

President Akufo-Addo has extended Ghana’s border closures by another two weeks. This follows the review of a directive ordering the closure of all borders from Sunday, March 22, 2020. Making the announcement on his Twitter page,  Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the new directive was to take effect from midnight of Sunday, …

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China Concealed Extent of Virus Outbreak, U.S. Intelligence Says

China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded in a classified report to the White House, according to three U.S. officials. © Bloomberg Airport employees wear full body protective suits …

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We’re targeting 50,000 tests in 6 weeks – Information Minister

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed that a total of 50,000 Coronavirus tests is expected to be conducted in the next four to six weeks. According to him, having devices that capture respiratory residue samples for lab and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) kits available would help achieve the aforementioned …

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EC withdraws, re-lays Public Elections Amendment Regulations again

The Electoral Commission (EC) has withdrawn and re-laid the Public Elections Amendment Regulations in Parliament for the second time in less than seven days. The EC first presented the Constitutional Instrument on March 16 to amend C.I. (Constitutional Instrument) 91 to make the Ghana Card or passport acceptable documents for …

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NDC bars communicators from in-studio discussions in lockdown zones

The National Communication Bureau of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has directed its communication officers and other party communicators in areas affected by the partial lockdown of Accra, Ashanti and parts of Central regions as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic to suspend in-studio discussions on radio and TV stations …

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VP Bawumia donates 3 months salary to COVID-19 Fund

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has pledged to donate his three months salary to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Fund established by President Akufo-Addo to help the vulnerable infected by the virus and also the frontline health officers who are combating the spread of the pandemic in Ghana. The Vice President’s donation of …

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What you can and can’t do during the upcoming lockdown

During the two-week partial lockdown of Accra and Kumasi from Monday, March 30, the over 3.2 million residents in these areas have been advised by President Nana Akufo-Addo to only leave their homes in search of essential items or activities. Among these essentials listed by the President are food, medicine …

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