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Coronavirus: Kwadwo Asamoah sends message to affected victims

Inter Milan’s Kwadwo Asamoah has shown his support for the people of Ghana affected by the coronavirus. The pandemic has affected more than half a million people globally. Ghana has recorded 136 cases and four deaths, the second highest in the West African subregion behind Burkina Faso. Asamoah’s base of Italy has been the most hit in Europe with more …

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Coronavirus and effects on Ghana’s hospitality sector

We are all listening to our Radio and watching our TV stations. Ghanaians who didn’t watch the international TV stations are starting to be aware since a few weeks about the Corona Virus. Ghanaians and foreigners in Ghana watching the international news stations are aware for months already that there is a mysterious new disease in China, later in South …

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Govt announces coronavirus alleviation programme

President Akufo-Addo has directed the Finance minister to prepare for approval by parliament a coronavirus alleviation programme to address the disruption in economic activities following the scourge of the covid-19 pandemic. To this end, the Finance Minister is required to make available a minimum of 1 billion cedis to households and business, particularly small and medium scale entreprises, President Akufo-Addo …

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World Bank to support Ghana and six others to harmonise statistics

Ghana and six other West African countries are to benefit from a $379 million World Bank Group support to help harmonise and improve their statistical systems. The other countries are Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Togo. A statement from the World Bank said the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States …

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200 ICU beds ready to contain critical Coronavirus cases – Oppong Nkrumah

Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said up to 200 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds are ready across the country to admit patients who would be in critical condition of the COVID-19, MyNewsGh.com reports. He said the number of available beds space was determined by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) after the President, Nana Akufo-Addo ordered an audit of …

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Don’t come to Takoradi – Residents to people in lockdown areas

Residents in the Western Region have expressed worry over the possible transfer of vertical infections in the region as they fear many could travel to other regions. Their fear stems from the President’s 4th address to the nation on coronavirus cases which is on the rise in Ghana with 137 confirmed cases and four deaths that as part of measures …

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Coronavirus will disappear April 19 – Nogokpo Shrine

Williams Amuzu Agbodzalo, Senior Panel Member, Zakadza Shrine, popularly known as Nogokpo Shrine has said COVID-19 would clear off the shores of Ghana and Africa after rituals on April 19. He said the shrine delayed to perform rituals for Torgbui Zakadza (god of thunder) scheduled for March 21 in compliance with the directive on suspension of mass gathering in the …

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Coronavirus lockdown: Full list of who must stay home and who can go out

President Nana Akufo-Addo has imposed restrictions on movement in the Greater Accra and Ashanti regions of Ghana as part of measures to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus which has killed four people in Ghana so far out of some one hundred thirty-seven patients of which two have recovered. The President said in his fourth national address to the nation …

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I’m sick and tired of you – Andy Dosty to Apostle Amoako Attah

Apostle Francis Amoako Attah’s proclamation that Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah has a short time on earth seems to have infuriated Andy Dosty as the radio presenter and disc jockey has retorted. Reviewing a GhanaWeb publication on Hitz FM’s Daybreak Hitz, Friday, the morning show host roared and asked why Apostle Amoako Attah could not foresee the coronavirus outbreak which has …

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Arsenal saved me from being a street boy – Owusu-Abeyie

Former Ghana winger Quincy Owusu-Abeyie has revealed that joining Arsenal at a young age change his life. The ex-Gunner disclosed that he grew up in a neighbourhood that he could have easily fell off the wagon but a call from Arsenal changed everything for him. Owusu-Abeyie joined Arsenal from the Ajax academy in 2003 and went on to make only …

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