Month: March 2020

Abena News

COVID-19: 8 out of 16 infected persons recover – Report

Click to read all about coranavirus → Eight out of the 16 coronavirus infected persons in the country have recovered. This is according to statistics from worldometer. Worldometer is an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide […]

Read More
Abena News

Coronavirus: Ghana records 16 cases in 9 days

Ghana has recorded five (5) new confirmed cases of the fast-spreading Coronavirus pandemic, making a total of 16 cases in all. All 5 cases were confirmed on the 19th March 2020 from the Greater Accra Region, according to information on government’s official COVID-19 update page; ghanahealthservice.org Details on the ghana health service page indicate that the […]

Read More
Abena News

Akufo-Addo Meets To Strategise How To Produce Sanitizers And Medicines In Ghana For Coronavirus

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday afternoon met with captains of industry to work on how to locally produce materials including sanitizers and medicines as part of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response in Ghana. At the meeting, the captains of industry requested among other things, a tax waiver to enable them to be able […]

Read More
Entertainment

Adwoa Smart celebrates 50th birthday in the US

Veteran Ghanaian actress Belinda Naa Ode Oku popularly known as Adwoa Smart in Showbiz circles has turned 50 years. The diminutive actress who made her name in the Obra television series marked her golden jubilee with a birthday party in the United States of America (USA). The party was reportedly organised by her fans and […]

Read More
Sports

Coronavirus: Rooney says footballers treated as ‘guinea pigs’

Wayne Rooney says the government and football authorities have treated footballers as “guinea pigs” during the coronavirus outbreak. Elite football in Britain has been suspended until at least 3 April, with the Premier League saying “conditions at the time” will determine its return. “For players, staff and their families it has been a worrying week,” he said. […]

Read More
Abena News

Covid-19: Set up isolation centres in all regions – Mahama advises gov’t

Former President John Mahama has called on government to set up isolation centres in the various regions across the country in order to control the spread of coronavirus in Ghana. According to him, with his experience in helping other countries deal with Ebola during the outbreak in 2014, it is not ideal to transport cases […]

Read More
Entertainment

Afia Schwarzenegger jubilates after coronavirus hit Ghana

Absolutely a bizarre behavior, critics have said, as comedienne Afia Schwarzenegger recorded a video of herself jubilating over news that Ghana had confirmed cases of coronavirus. In the said footage, the showbiz personality, who many expected would have used her platform to educate her followers about some preventive measures they should observe, was captured making […]

Read More
Abena News

Coronavirus: Why close down churches but leave nightclubs open? – President questioned

Some Ghanaians are wondering why the President has banned church gatherings for the next four weeks, but has said that nightclubs and other businesses can go on and operate in spite of the coronavirus. Last night, as part of drastic measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, […]

Read More
Abena News

ICGC suspends baptism over coronavirus

The International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) has announced measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 at its various assemblies in Ghana. A circular issued by the General Secretary, Reverend Morris Appiah, to all pastors provided some guidelines and a short video to be played at all churches “to educate your congregation on the disease”. Among […]

Read More
International News

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board to focus on philanthropy

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is stepping down from the company’s board to spend more time on philanthropic activities. He says he wants to focus on global health and development, education and tackling climate change. One of the world’s richest men, Mr Gates, 65, has also left the board of Warren Buffett’s massive holding company, Berkshire […]

Read More