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COVID-19: Stranded Ghanaians in US urged to register for intervention

The Permanent Mission of Ghana to the United Nations, and the Consulate General in New York, have directed Ghanaians stranded in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to register with the Mission for intervention. All affected Ghanaians in the US, who wished to be evacuated after …

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COVID-19 could increase child marriages – Plan Ghana

The Plan International Ghana has observed that the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the country could have dire influence on teenage pregnancy and child marriage in the rural areas. It said the economic hardship that the pandemic has exerted on the people coupled with the closure of schools in the …

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COVID-19: Staff infection rate at Upper East Region Hospital likely to affect service delivery

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region says the high infection rate among health professionals at the Regional hospital has the potential to interrupt routine service delivery. Speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Bolgatanga, on the impact of the infection rate of …

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Two NGOs partner to support Ghana’s Inclusive Education Policy

The Special Mothers Project, an advocacy and awareness creation programme on cerebral palsy has partnered with Afri-Educational plus, an education oriented organization in the United States to support Ghana’s Inclusive Education policy The two not for profit organizations will roll out educative programmes via social media and mainstream media platforms …

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Alliance to End Plastic Waste partners ASASE Foundation for projects

The ‘Alliance to End Plastic Waste’, a not-for-profit organisation made up of companies that manufacture and process plastics has partnered the ASASE Foundation to support women entrepreneurs working to reduce plastic litter in communities. The initiative dubbed, “Closing the Loop” uses a circular economy model to enable local communities to benefit …

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Land Commission to deliver verdict on ownership of Effutu piece of land

The Central Regional Directorate of Land Commission is to deliver final decision over an alleged destruction of property on a plot of land at New Winneba to enable Police to initiate prosecution or otherwise of the suspects. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Kojo Oppong–Agyekum, Effutu Municipal Officer of the Criminal …

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Ghana AIDS Commission launches Human Rights Strategic Plan for TB and HIV services

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), in collaboration with its partners has launched a Human Rights Strategic Plan for HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) services for 2020 to 2024. The virtual launch of the document was done in Accra by Dr Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi, the Presidential Advisor on HIV, in direct response …

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Court grants bail to eight persons standing trial for treason

An Accra High Court on Friday granted a GH¢10 million bail with two sureties each to be justified to eight persons out of the ten accused of treason and currently on trial. They are Dr Frederick Yao Mac-Palm, Chief Executive Officer of the Citadel Hospital; Donyo Kafui, alias Ezor, blacksmith; …

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Consider online adjudication in the midst of COVID-19 – Judge

Professor Justice Sir Dennis Adjei, a Justice of the Court of Appeal, has suggested that the Judicial Service considers authorising the conduct of some trials through electronic platforms and internet-based applications as a stop-gap measure to the fight of Covid-19. Professor Justice Sir Dennis Adjei made the call when he …

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Industrial complex records 533 cases as Ghana confirmed COVID-19 cases rises to 4,012

More than 500 employees at an industrial complex have tested positive for COVID-19, as Ghana announces 4,012 confirmed cases of the disease, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced. According to the GHS, the country’s total count of confirmed COVID-19 cases from March 12 to May 7, 2020 is 4,012, …

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