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COVID-19: President announces partial lockdown in some parts of the country

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has announced a partial lockdown in parts of Accra, Tema and Kumasi on Friday night for two weeks due to the spread of COVID-19. The areas to be affected by Monday’s lockdown include the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) areas including Kasoa, Tema and Kumasi. The …

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Coronavirus: Possible Implications of lockdown

As way of minimising the situation, the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on the government of Akufo-Addo to declare a lockdown in the country with immediate effect. The Association wants only persons providing essential services to be allowed to go about their activities in times President Akufo-Addo has described …

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Ghana’s Coronavirus cases shoot from 68 to 93 with 4 deaths

Ghana’s Coronavirus cases have risen from the initial 68 recorded earlier today to 93 positive cases within 12 hours. This means Ghana has officially recorded 40 additional cases today to reach the 93 cases today, Wednesday 25th March 2020. Meanwhile, an additional person has been recorded dead bringing the death …

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68 cases recorded in Ghana with two deaths

15 new cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Ghana. The number is made up of 12 persons who were mandatorily quarantined by the government and three other persons in the general population. This increases the total case count of the disease to 68 in Ghana with two deaths. “The …

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Coronavirus cases in Ghana jump to 52

The government has confirmed 25 new cases of Coronavirus in the country. This brings to total, 52, the number of cases confirmed in the country with two deaths recorded. The 25 new cases were confirmed among the 1,030 people who are under mandatory quarantine in the country after arriving at …

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana now 27; death toll hits 2

Cases of the novel coronavirus in Ghana have hit 27 while the death toll has hit 2. The Ghana Health Service confirmed the new cases on its website. A total of 521 suspected patients according to the Ghana Health Service were tested for COVID-19 by Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research …

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The Origin Of COVID-19. Where, When And How It All Started.

The Coronavirus, also known as the Covid-19(Corona Virus Disease 2019) started in November 2019 in the City of Wuhan in China. The virus specifally started from the Huanan Market which is a food market in Wuhan, Mainland China. The Huanan Market is a wet market which animals are slaughtered and …

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UN SDG Global Festival of Action, postponed

Press Release Bonn, 09 March 2020 – In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the UN SDG Action Campaign has decided today to postpone the SDG Global Festival of Action, which was scheduled to take place at the World Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany, from 1 to 3 April 2020. …

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The Wa West District Records 518 Teenage Pregnancies.

Teenage pregnancy is endemic in Ghana. The World Health Organisation identifies teenage pregnancy as pregnancy occuring in a girl from age 10-19. Teenage girls are most vulnerable and exposed too all kinds of societal harm and dangers. This is majorly due to their biological features, innocence and underdeveloped mentality as …

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Happy Independence Somehow Still Dependent Day!!

On that very faithful Day Of Independence, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah made a very famous political statement saying, “the independence of Ghana is meaningless unless it is link up to the total liberation of Africa”. Inasmuch as the statement was true at the time it was made, we can still feel …

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