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New vegetable varieties introduced to farmers in Upper East Region

New improved vegetable varieties have been introduced to smallholder farmer groups in the Upper East Region to help address challenges associated with vegetable production and raise output. It includes; 14 tomato and 11 pepper varieties, which are being introduced to the farmers in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality, while additional nine onion …

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Coronavirus: Ghana’s 2021 AFCON qualifier against Sudan called off

Ghana’s upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sudan have been called off due to the spread of coronavirus. CAF on Friday announced the suspension of all continental qualifying fixtures, which were scheduled for the coming FIFA break later this month. This follows the World Health Organisation declaring the …

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Let’s scale up emergency preparedness to fight COVID-19 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged government and relevant healthcare stakeholders to scale up their emergency preparedness efforts to enable the country to combat the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) should it surface. Mrs Joana Ansong, the National Programme Officer, WHO Country Office, said the Organisation was impressed with government’s measures, …

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Government distributes free energy saving bulbs to Ghanaians

The Ministry of Energy, as part of efforts to reduce energy consumption, has distributed 12 million LED bulbs to Ghanaians through the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs). Each metropolitan assembly will receive 50,000 of the bulbs, 40,000 for each municipal assembly and 30,000 for each district assembly, covering all …

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Coronavirus: NUGS China still calling for evacuation

The President of the National Union of Ghana Students in Wuhan, China Samson Opoku says although students are calm following support from the governments of Ghana and China, they are still not relenting on efforts to get as many students back home. Ghanaian students in Wuhan, China have been calling …

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Ghana confirms 2 cases of Coronavirus [COVID-19]

Ghana’s Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has confirmed that Ghana has recorded two cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Minister made this known in a televised press briefing Thursday [March 12, 2020] night, around 10 pm. He said the two cases were confirmed Thursday [March 12] and they are the first cases …

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