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Andre Ayew pays tribute to ‘mentor’ & former Marseille President Pape Diouf

Ghana captain Andre Ayew has paid tributes to former Marseille President Pape Diouf, who died on Tuesday night in Senegal. Pape Diouf died after suffering from the coronavirus. He was 68. Ayew took to Twitter to expressed his grief after hearing of the death of one of Africa’s leading football executive. “MON PAPA, GRAND PERE, MON MENTOR, RIP PAPE DIOUF,” …

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Lockdown: Lawyer Sosu condemns assault on public

Human Rights lawyer, Francis-Xavier Sosu says there is no justification for the joint police and military personnel to unleash mayhem on persons who will breach the partial lockdown announced last week Friday. The lawyer in an interview explained that there are provisions in the law which requires that such persons be prosecuted. Lawyer Sosu said the persons who were assaulted …

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Eastern Region has not recorded any coronavirus case

Eastern Region has not recorded any confirmed case of COVID-19 infection as of March 30, 2020. The region has recorded 28 clinically suspected cases out of which results of samples sent to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research indicate that 27 are negative and the last result is yet to come out. This was contained in a press statement …

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Coronavirus: Ghana must go for total lockdown – Tobinco boss

Chairman of the Tobinco Group of Companies, Nana Amo Tobbin I, prefers a total lockdown of the country to contain the spread of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in the country. He commended the government for coming out with some practical measures to tackle the pandemic but quickly added that a total lockdown of the country would have further made a …

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Kennedy Agyapong donates to National Security to fight coronavirus

Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, Chairman of the Committee on Local Government and MP for Assin Central has donated a number of items, valued at GHC 680,000 to the National Security for onward distribution to health institutions to fight COVID-19. The items are; 250 hospital beds, 100 gallons of sanitizers, and 20,000 face masks, a number of hand gloves and other personal …

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Coronavirus kills Ghanaian nurse in the US

The former head nurse of Jacobi Medical Center’s psychiatric unit was concerned about the lack of coronavirus precautions and testing while working there — only to end up dying of the contagion weeks later, her distraught son told The Post on Monday. “She had concerns, especially with working with patients and other staff and how long it was taking to …

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Lockdown: We want to get ahead of coronavirus – Information Minister to Ghanaians

Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has advised Ghanaians to comply with President Akufo-Addo’s directives regarding the partial lockdown of Coronavirus affected areas and Regions in the country. According to him, the lockdown isn’t intended to impose restrictions on people but to aid State authorities to identify persons infected by the virus, otherwise called Covid-19, and their contacts. Speaking in …

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Stay home, you’re not exempted from lockdown – Chief Justice to lawyers in Accra, Kumasi

Lawyers in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Kumasi have been directed to stay home as they not part of the category of critical staff exempted from the two-week partial lockdown which begun in parts of the country. Although President Nana Akufo-Addo in announcing the lockdown mentioned the judiciary is exempted, the Chief Justice (CJ) in a new directive Monday said lawyers …

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Coronavirus: Doctor at LEKMA Hospital tests positive

A medical doctor at the LEKMA Hospital, has tested positive for the dreaded novel Coronavirus, the Ledzokuku Constituency legislator, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye has said. According to him, the doctor whose name is withheld has been counted by the Ghana Health Service in the number of cases recorded in Ghana. Dr Oko-Boye in a report by Joy News indicated that, the hospital …

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Coronavirus destroying our business – Sex workers

Some commercial sex workers say their business has been hard hit following the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ghana. The ladies of the night have lamented the low patronage of their services saying their regular customers from whom they used to make lots of money no more patronize them for fear of contracting the deadly disease. Ghana has so far recorded …

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