25Mar

Ghanaians Seek The Face Of God Against Covid-19

Christians and Muslims in Ghana on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 united their faiths with prayer and fasting to seek divine assistance in ending the scourge of COVID-19 across the world. This follows the declaration of Wednesday, March 25 as a National Day of Fasting and Prayers by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in a national […]

25Mar

Eight Pastors Appear Before Court For Holding Church Services

Eight pastors who flouted the government’s directives on public gatherings and went ahead to hold church services, were on Monday, granted GH¢10,000.00 bail each with two sureties each, by the Asokwa District Court in Kumasi. They are Apostle Kofi Nkansah Sarkodie, Leader and General Overseer of Open Arms Ministry at North Suntreso in Kumasi and […]

23Mar

Coronavirus: Parliament To Temporarily Relocate To AICC

Parliament is considering the process of moving to the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The measure is to allow adequate space to stop the spread of the deadly disease, COVID-19 among members of the House. It will also create adequate spacing to allow members of the House to continue to deliberate on parliamentary business, especially […]

23Mar

Markets In Accra, Tema Being Disinfected To Prevent Coronavirus Spread

About 1,300 sprayers were deployed Monday morning to disinfect markets in the Greater Accra Region as part of efforts to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, 10 sprayers have been assigned to each market. “In pursuant to the directives, a number of […]

21Mar

Coronavirus: WAEC Suspends 2020 WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has suspended the 2020 WASSCE until further notice. WAEC in a memorandum dated (Thursday, 19, 2020) said the suspension is in compliance with the negative impact of the novel and deadly COVID-19 pandemic and protocols put in place by government to prevent its spread. WAEC had registered 357,737 candidates […]

20Mar

Former W.H.O Director Appointed As Co-Ordinator For The Coronavirus Response Programme

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Dr. Anarfi Asamoa-Baah, a former Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), as the Presidential Coordinator for the Government’s Coronavirus Response Programme. In that role, Dr. Asamoa-Baah will be President Akufo-Addo’s point man for the response effort, and will be responsible for pulling […]

19Mar

Ghana: Coronavirus Cases Increases To 11

Ghana’s Coronavirus confirmed cases has increased to 11. One of the two new cases involves a 61-year-old Lebanese male national, who is a trader and resident in Kumasi. All two additional victims are in Kumasi. One of the infected persons is a 59-year-old Ghanaian woman resident in the United Kingdom who recently returned to Ghana […]

19Mar

Coronavirus: Free MoMo Transfer Of GH¢100 And Below To Start Friday

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has announced that there will be no charges on all mobile money transfers of GH¢100 and below from both banks and mobile network operators for the next three months. This new policy which is subjected to review will commence Friday, March 20, 2020. BoG noted that the policy applies to […]

19Mar

EC Seeks Legal Backing For New Register

The legislative process towards a fresh voters’ register commenced on Monday night as the Electoral Commission (EC) asked Parliament to amend the relevant Constitutional Instrument (C.I.) 91 to reflect the changes in the proof of citizenship. The first stage of the process was surmounted when the election management body asked Parliament to amend the germane […]

19Mar

Ghana’s Coronavirus Cases Hit 9

Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has announced the country has confirmed two more cases of Coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to nine (9). “Unfortunately we have confirmed two more cases overnight. Ghana’s case count is now at 9. Health services are still managing all suspected and confirmed cases well,” […]