COVID-19: Government announces GHS 10.3m package for ‘infected’ health personnel

Government has provided a life insurance package worth GH¢10.3 million for health personnel at the forefront of Ghana’s fight against the novel Coronavirus disease in the country. Health personnel expected to benefit from this package include persons involved in surveillance and case management, as well as other health personnel who get infected in the line … Read more

COVID 19: Bring Back Stranded Ghanaians – Minority Tells Government

COVID 19: Bring Back Stranded Ghanaians - Minority Tells Government

The Minority in Parliament has urged the Akufo-Addo government to bring home Ghanaians stranded in other countries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a press conference on Thursday, 7 May 2020, Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu said: “Many other countries are evacuating their citizens”, indicating: “India has done it, South Africa has done it, the UK has done … Read more

53 abandoned, uncompleted health facilities ‘discovered’

The Coalition of NGOs in Health says it has uncovered about 53 health projects across the country left unattended to since the assumption of the Nana Akufo-Addo led administration. According to its Chairman, Dr Gabriel Bernaku, the number of the abandoned projects represents the Coalition’s latest data as of April 29, 2020. “As at 12 noon, my … Read more

No decision has been taken on when public gatherings can resume – Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says a decision on when restrictions on public gatherings – put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus – to be lifted, has yet to be taken. He said a lot of information has been gathered on the geographical footprint of the virus, which has influenced the manner … Read more

Store More Food as The Next Strike Will Be a Curfew – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Warns Ghanaians

Ghanaians have been warned to adhere to the strict measures put in place by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the government to stop the spread of the COVID-19 or face a total lockdown and curfew. According to Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah if people do not adhere to social distancing, use hand sanitizers and … Read more

Lockdown was lifted to pave way for EC, NIA planned activities – Yayra Koku

An outspoken member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Yayra Koku has claimed the decision by the government to lift the partial lockdown is contrary to the norm. Three weeks ago, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo partially locked down Greater Accra, Kasoa, Tema and Greater Kumasi as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus … Read more

We’ll lock down any community where COVID-19 is prevalent – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said although the partial lockdown of some parts of the country has been lifted, the government will closely monitor events in some hotspots in the Greater Accra and Eastern Regions to prevent a spread of the Coronavirus. Addressing the nation on Sunday, Apri 19, 2020, the President said the … Read more

Why Ghana is recording more coronavirus cases according to Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Honourable Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has taken his time to explain why Ghana is recording more cases of the novel coronavirus. Ghana recorded its first two cases of COVID-19 on March 12, 2020. This was a day after President Akufo-Addo directed the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta to make available the cedi equivalent of $100 million to … Read more

50% electricity cut will make your lives worse – John Jinapor to Ghanaians

A former Deputy Minister of Power under the erstwhile Mahama administration, John Abdulai Jinapor, has taken a swipe at President Akufo-Addo’s 50% electricity power reduction stating that it will make consumers worse off. According to him, the president’s 50% electricity rebate is meant to mislead the poor Ghanaian who queued to vote for the New Patriotic … Read more

All political parties must give Akufo-Addo another 4 years – Shatta Wale

Dancehall King, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, has thrown down the gauntlet, declaring his support for President Akufo-Addo to be given another four (4) years to rule Ghana. The artiste who goes by the stage name Shatta Wale stated in an interview on 4stye TV that in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, President Akufo-Addo … Read more