NDC outdoors 13-member team to help COVID-19 fight

NDC outdoors 13-member team to help COVID-19 fight

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has unveiled 13 professionals as a response team to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the flagbearer of the party, John Dramani Mahama, the team will lead the party’s public advocacy and sensitization activities on the COVID-19, while also collaborating with the government, if need be, on the fight against the pandemic. This comes immediately after the party’s 3-day fasting and prayer observation which was to invoke the face of God. A statement signed by the National Communication Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, Sunday March 22, listed the…

We’re reading Chinese literature to understand covid-19 – Noguchi expert

We’re reading Chinese literature to understand covid-19 – Noguchi expert

A Medical Research Fellow at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Dr Joseph Kofi Bonnie, has disclosed health experts in Ghana are now studying Chinese literature to help understand the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Ghana has so far recorded 19 confirmed cases with over 600 people identified to have come into contact with the infected person, a situation Dr. Bonnie observed could be critical in the coming days. He acknowledged the challenge experts around the globe and…

Coronavirus: Germany tightens curbs and bans meetings of more than two

Coronavirus: Germany tightens curbs and bans meetings of more than two

Germany has expanded curbs on social interactions to try to contain the coronavirus outbreak, banning public gatherings of more than two people. In a televised address, Chancellor Angela Merkel said “our own behaviour” was the “most effective way” of slowing the rate of infection. The measures included closing hair, beauty and massage studios. Other non-essential shops had already been shut. Shortly afterwards, Mrs Merkel’s office said she would quarantine herself. A doctor who vaccinated her on Friday against pneumococcus, a pneumonia-causing bacteria, had tested positive for coronavirus. The chancellor, 65,…

Corona Virus: Nazir educates Ghanaians to observe the social distance directive in a funny skit; he features Shatta Wale and Hajia4Real (+Video)

Corona Virus: Nazir educates Ghanaians to observe the social distance directive  in a funny skit; he features Shatta Wale and Hajia4Real (+Video)

Ghana’s favourite animation series, Tales of Nazir has another educative but yet entertaining skit that features Dancehall King Shatta Wale and Beautiful Hajia4Real. At a burial service, Nazir was seen reading the biography of his late grand father but later hilariously got everyone running including the Rev. minister in charge. Watch Video: also, source: ghMediaHub.com

Medical Laboratory Scientist records a Corona Virus Awareness Music video amid Pandemic cases in Ghana

Medical Laboratory Scientist records a Corona Virus Awareness Music video amid Pandemic cases in Ghana

Corona virus has caused the globe so much; people from various social groups and Professional backgrounds are helping to resolve the issue; a medical laboratory scientist who is making waves in Ghana’s Highlife music industry joins the train. Lozo is a KNUST trained medical laboratory scientist and has passion for music and ever ready to help in the fight of this deadly pandemic both with his music and call as a heath professional. “As a musician and a Health professional, i feel it is my responsibility to educate the public…

Coronavirus: You owe us a plan not just prayers – Mahama to Akufo-Addo

Coronavirus: You owe us a plan not just prayers – Mahama to Akufo-Addo

Former President John Mahama has said apart from prayers, the Akufo-Addo government must give the people of Ghana a plan and strategy about how it intends fighting the coronavirus outbreak. As part of efforts to fight the coronavirus, President Nana Akufo-Addo has declared Wednesday as a day for Christians and Muslims to fast and pray nationwide. So far, Ghana has recorded twenty-one cases with one death. “I urge all of us, also, to seek the face of the Almighty. So, on Wednesday, 25th March, 2020, I appeal to all Ghanaians,…

Manchester City’s Champions League Ban Could Be Suspended Because of Coronavirus Outbreak

Manchester City’s Champions League Ban Could Be Suspended Because of Coronavirus Outbreak

Manchester City’s two-year ban from the UEFA Champions League could be suspended until the 2021/22 season because the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) are struggling to find time to deal with their appeal. The Cityzens were hit with the ban for Financial Fair Play breaches, but they quickly lodged an appeal with CAS which means that their punishment is suspended until their appeal is heard and debated. Normally, that wouldn’t be a problem. However, CAS also deal with the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on football, and given that…

15-year-old girl dies in bizzare shooting in Kumasi

15-year-old girl dies in bizzare shooting in Kumasi

A 15-year-old girl has been reportedly shot dead at Aboabo bus stop, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti region. Diana Robert was selling Indomie when she was said to have been shot accidentally, by an unidentified man. Reports say the culprit was showing off his gun when he mistakenly shot the girl. “He tried it twice and the third one hit the girl,” a resident told JoyNews. He is reported to have fled from the scene and nobody could trace his whereabouts at the time of filing this report.…

Wee Bill’: The Rastaman is now free from harassment – Samini on cannabis legalization

Wee Bill’: The Rastaman is now free from harassment – Samini on cannabis legalization

Ghanaian Dancehall Artiste, Emmanuel Andrews Sammini has expressed his joy at the fact that Ghana has decriminalized cannabis. Ghana has decriminalized the use of cannabis for health and industrial purposes thereby joining other African countries hoping to derive economic and health benefits from the substance. Parliament passed the Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2019 on Friday evening. The law also makes the country’s Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) a Commission with enhanced powers to oversee the industrial use of some narcotic substances. The Commission, however, will still have the mandate to control…

Ghanaian musicians to fight Coronavirus with new song

Ghanaian musicians to fight Coronavirus with new song

Veteran Musician, Bessa Simons, has disclosed that Ghanaian musicians are set to collaborate on a new song that will sensitize Ghanaians on the novel and deadly COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In an interview with Happy FM’s Doctar Cann on the Showbiz Xtra show, he stated that this initiative was a way musicians could contribute in the fight against Coronavirus. “A song to fight Coronavirus is in the pipeline. As musicians, we influence society through music. We have done that in the past and we can speak of events such as peaceful elections, among others. We…