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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 10,075 in Africa and the death toll reached 487, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed on Tuesday. ADDIS ABABA, April 7 (Xinhua) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 10,075 in Africa and the death toll reached 487, the Africa Center for …

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Close to 7,500 samples from the 15, 000 samples collected as a result of contact tracing have been tested for Coronavirus (Covid-19). Out of the number tested so far, 14 persons have tested positive to the virus. Minister for information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, who is leading the government’s communication of the covid-19 outbreak announced this …

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Minister for Water and Sanitation, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has indicated that persons owing water bills will enjoy the three months free water but will be required to pay their arrears afterwards. The move was to enhance handwashing which has proven to be an effective mitigation measure aginst coronavirus (Covid-19) among Ghanains. The sector minister speaking …

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Landlords and property owners, nationwide, have been asked not to take water bills from their tenants for the next 3 months. This directive was given by Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources at today’s Ministry of Information press briefing in Accra. “No landlords should take monies for water bills from their tenants, this is because …

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Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has disclosed that out of the 287 coronavirus cases recorded in Ghana, the Greater Accra region has the most cases. Speaking at a press briefing Tuesday, at the Ministry of Health, the Minister said Greater Accra region alone is leading in number of 256 cases. “The regional distribution of the …

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Government has revised method used in the distribution of free meals to over 400,000 Ghanaians in locked-down areas amidst the COVID-19 outbreak in Ghana. Per the new arrangement, local food sellers in designated localities are going to be resourced to enable them cook food and give them out freely to residents in the various communities. …

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As part of measures to ensure that members of the public within the restriction of movement areas – Accra, Kumasi, Tema and Kasoa – live comfortably, Government has announced hotlines for needy communities and households to reach them for food items. They are 0800800800 and 0800900900. The distribution of food followed the restriction of movement …

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Doctors in Cameroon helped a 19-year-old, who tested positive for coronavirus, safely deliver a baby girl. The patient had initially complained about breathing problems but medics at the Central Hospital of Yaoundé kept her in isolation after her result showed she had the virus, Dr. Sone Charles told CNN. Charles said the teenager, whom authorities …

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Any corrupt leader’s enemy is the one that holds him accountable for the people he leads or governs. A visionary leader ought not to be surrounded by thieves or people he vehemently believes are corrupt but will heed to their advice knowingly that they still hang out with them, such character is only described as …

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The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has condemned as “racist” the comments by two French doctors who suggested a vaccine for the coronavirus could be tested in Africa. “Africa can’t and won’t be a testing ground for any vaccine,” said Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The doctors’ remarks during a TV debate sparked …

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