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Chinese companies donate to Ghana Armed Forces

Five Chinese companies in Ghana on Thursday presented safety items to the Ghana Armed Forces to help fight the coronavirus (COVID-19). The companies are Xu Gong Ghana Machinery Company, China Zinzheng Ghana Friendliness Development company, Dragon Success Ghana Logistics Company, First Ghana Motors Company and LX Joyea Company Limited. The …

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Army Worms destroy maize farms in twelve communities in Assin South

More than twelve farming communities in the Assin South District of the Central Region have reported of the re-emergence of the devastating Fall Army Worms on maize farms in the Area. The worms have destroyed over 65 acres of maize and vegetables and rendered hundreds of farmers and families disillusioned. …

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Court orders arrest of eight motor riders over social distancing

A Circuit Court in Accra has imposed a fine of GH¢12,000 on a motor rider for failing to observe social distancing by carrying a pillion rider without lawful authority in the Greater Accra metropolis. Samuel Duah in default would serve four years imprisonment. This was after Duah had pleaded guilty …

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Minister petitions Bank of Ghana, NMC about “money doublers” on television

Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has petitioned the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and National Media Commission( NMC) about the activities of “money doublers” on television and urged them to take appropriate action. In a tweet, the Minister said: “I have written to the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and National Media Commission …

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COVID-19: Ghana Health Service worried over decline in handwashing and sanitizer use

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has  expressed worry over sharp decline in hand washing with soap and use of hand sanitizers, and reminded Ghanaians the fight against Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) remains unabated. So far, the country has recorded 2,074 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 with 17 deaths and 212 …

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Ghana confirmed COVID-19 cases crosses 2000

On Thursday April 30, 2020, when the Ghana Health Service gave an update of the confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana, the figure has shot up to 2,074, 10 days after the partial lockdown was lifted. Some areas of the country had been put under a three-week lockdown to control the …

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Supreme Court to decide on Special Prosecutor’s position on May 13

The Supreme Court on Wednesday fixed May 13, to deliver its verdict on the suit challenging the eligibility of the age of Martin A. Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. The court was led by the Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah presiding, Sule Gbadegbe, Paul Baffoe Bonnie, Samuel Marful Sau, Agnes …

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We’ll ensure transparent use of  COVID-19 Trust Fund contributions – Administrator

The COVID-19 National Trust Fund has expressed gratitude to all companies, faith-based organizations, corporate entities, and individuals for their numerous donations and generosity to the Fund since its establishment. In a statement signed and issued by Dr William Asare, the Administrator of the Fund said it will ensure that the …

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GMA calls on government to upgrade KHRC to test COVID-19 specimens

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) on Wednesday, called on government to upgrade the Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC) to enable it to test and boost the national testing of suspected cases of the COVID-19. According to the GMA, the KHRC’s laboratory has the capacity in terms of human resource and …

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COVID-19: Government waives demurrage and port rent charges

Government has waived all demurrages and rent charges incurred by importers and all other ports users during the COVID-19 partial lockdown between March 30 and April 19, as part of a relief package for shippers. The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has, therefore, reminded importers, cargo owners, freight forwarders and all …

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