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Speaker Oquaye donates half of his three-month salary to Covid 19 fund, Parliament also donates 200 thousand cedis, passes the bill. Parliament on Thursday, 02/04/2020 passed the Covid 19 National Trust Fund 2020. The House sat late into the night, with Speaker Oquaye presiding over proceedings, to ensure that this all important bill is passed …

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Coronavirus Update: GHS Traced 6,000 Contacts The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has so far contacted 6,000 persons for their samples to be taken for coronavirus testing. The increase in the number of people traced follows the 14-day partial lockdown of the Greater Accra and Ashanti regions for enhanced testing and contact tracing. Dr. Patrick Aboagye, …

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Malawi has reported its first three confirmed cases of coronavirus. The southern African nation was among the few countries on the continent yet to report a case. Others include Lesotho, Comoros, South Sudan and São Tomé and Príncipe. President Peter Mutharika made the announcement in an address to the nation on Thursday and the government …

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Covid-19: Ghana ups local production of mask Ghana has started the local production of nose masks as part of efforts to stem the spread of coronavirus. This is to augment the pieces imported into the country. This was made known by the Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Aboagye, at a …

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Ghana’s committed and reliable playmaker Christian Atsu has served notice of his decision to quit the Black Stars citing neglect over the injury that ultimately cost him his starting place at Newcastle United, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report. The patriotic player, who has consistently served Ghana with diligence over for more than seven years, has told …

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Drogba and Eto’o slam ‘Covid-19 test trials on Africans’ Two African football legends have condemned comments by two French doctors who recently suggested, in a TV discussion about medical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine, that they be used on Africans first. Didier Drodga said that the suggestion was taking “African people as human guinea pigs,” …

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Covid-19:Rwanda secures $109 million IMF loan to tackle coronavirus KIGALI (Reuters) – Rwanda has secured a $109.4 million in emergency coronavirus funding from the International Monetary Fund, the first African country to do so, the fund said late on Thursday. The East African country has registered 84 coronavirus cases, data from the World Health Organization …

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Two French doctors have said Africa should be the first place where coronavirus vaccines are tested. The comments which were made on live television certainly did not go down well among the black population in France causing outrage among the black natives In an interview with a local TV channel LCI, one of the doctors …

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Minister of Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu says Ghana have achieved quite a lot in the COVID-19 fight and the lockdown is going on successfully and at the end of the two weeks, they might not have the course to continue the lockdown because of the impact on people hence majority of Ghanaians make it …

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has insisted that the partial lockdown of Accra, Kumasi, Tema and Kasoa has backfired. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Thursday, a member of the NDC’s COVID-19 team, Dr. Grace Ayensu Dankwa said the lockdown should have taken immediate effect instead of the delayed implementation date. According to her, because …

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