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Ghana records 798 new cases of COVID-19

Ghana has recorded 798 fresh cases of COVID-19, bringing its cumulative total to 37,812. Out of this are 34,313 recoveries and 191 deaths, leaving an active case count of 3,308. A breakdown of the total case count shows that 14,845 were from routine surveillance while 22,967 were from enhanced contact …

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Customs revenue performance favourable – GRA

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Monday refuted assertions that the Tema collection of the Customs Division had failed to meet its revenue target due to the deployment of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS). The Authority said the Tema collection accounted for over 70 per cent of the total …

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Women and girls in Ghana hit harder by COVID-19 – NPC

The Central Regional Office of the National Population Council (NPC) says women and girls are the hardest hit by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. “Apart from disrupting the livelihood of women, it has impacted negatively on the access to reproductive health services and led to an increase in sexual …

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Ghana President launches locally-assembled VW cars

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday launched the first cars locally assembled by global automobile giant, Volkswagen, in Ghana. The cars, the Tiguan and Tremont sport utility vehicles, the midsize Passat sedan and the Amarok pickup truck, were assembled at the Accra North Industrial Area Assembly Plant of VW in …

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University of Ghana graduates 14,000 in virtual congregation

The University of Ghana has held its maiden virtual congregation, graduating 14,295 students. They comprised 964 students in the non-degree programmes, 8,236 undergraduates, 4,668 post graduate students and 427 PhD students; with 6,807 being females and 7,488 males. They included final year undergraduate students of the School of Law of …

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AMA orders squatters along Odaw River to vacate

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has served notices to squatters who have settled along the shoulders of the Odaw River from Avenor to Adabraka to vacate or face forceful eviction to facilitate the dredging of the river. Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive gave the order when …

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