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NIA registers 7.091 million Ghanaians for Ghana Card

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has explained that it has been able to register and issue Ghana Cards to a total of 7,091,769 Ghanaians within one year that it started the mass registration exercise. The NIA started the mass registration exercise on April 29, 2019 and had planned to complete it by June 2020 but …

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Trickster arrested for stealing PPE

A trader who feigned interest to help an Italian Police attaché to convey Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) valued at GH¢10,800.00 to the Northern Region is in the grips of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). Stephen Oboripoan Uja, 34, is a yam seller at the Agbogbloshie Market whilst Enrico Biasutti is …

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Covid-19: Wear face masks in Ghana or be jailed 3 months

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, says the government was considering legal options to enforce personal preventive etiquette as part of measures to halt the spread of the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). He said, the legal options, when rolled out, would ensure that people adhere strictly to personal preventive protocols, …

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Couple spread Covid-19 in Obuasi market leading to its shutdown

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service has revealed that a couple has been key in the spread of Covid-19 to some people in Obuasi in the Ashanti region. According to Dr Patrick Aboagye, the pair who work as traders were unknowingly carrying the virus while going about their usual …

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Papa Owusu Ankomah recovers from Coronavirus infection in UK

Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland, Papa Owusu Ankomah has recovered after being infected with the novel Coronavirus. Making the announcement today, Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Mr. Ankomah described his recovery as a blessing from the “horrific effects” of COVID-19. Papa Owusu Ankomah was in April 2020 …

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