Florida man with coronavirus says drug touted by Trump saved his life

Florida man with coronavirus says drug touted by Trump saved his life

A Florida man diagnosed with coronavirus claims he was saved from certain death by an anti-malaria drug touted as a possible treatment by President Trump. Rio Giardinieri, 52, told Los Angeles’ Fox 11 that he struggled with horrendous back pain, headaches, cough and fatigue for five days after catching COVID-19, possibly at a conference in New York. Doctors at the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in South Florida diagnosed him with the coronavirus and pneumonia and put him on oxygen in the ICU, he told the outlet. After more than a week, doctors told…

All beaches in Ghana closed to fight Coronavirus

All beaches in Ghana closed to fight Coronavirus

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has ordered the immediate closure of all beaches across Ghana as part of measures to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This, according to the GTA is part of measures to avoid the spread of the COVID-19. A statement issued by GTA said with the support of the National Security and the Ghana Police Service, it would be patrolling all the beaches from Tuesday, March 24, 2020, to ensure compliance. “The GTA hereby orders all beaches to be closed to the public until further notice.…

Coronavirus: Rwanda imposes Africa’s first lockdown

Coronavirus: Rwanda imposes Africa’s first lockdown

Rwanda has become the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to order a total shutdown because of the coronavirus. The tiny central African country has confirmed 17 cases of the COVID-19 virus. All unnecessary movements outside the home have been banned for an initial two weeks except for essential services such as health care and shopping for groceries. Both public and private workers have also been ordered to work from home to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Rwanda also closed its borders completely, except for goods and cargo and…

Covid-19: Parliament to relocate temporarily to Conference centre

Covid-19: Parliament to relocate temporarily to Conference centre

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has said the House is likely to relocate to the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) in the coming days. The leadership of the House is currently engaging the relevant authorities for the temporal relocation to enable lawmakers have enough space to practice the Social distancing measures. The Speaker, on Monday said:“As the Majority Leader suggested the other day, we are in the process of making all relevant arrangements if we can relocate temporarily to the conference centre…and carry on. Maybe this would…

Our hands are tied – Minister tells ‘stranded’ Pappy Kojo

Our hands are tied – Minister tells ‘stranded’ Pappy Kojo

Ghanaian musician Pappy Kojo will have to stay in Italy a little longer as his burning desire to fly back to Ghana has been doused by Barbara Oteng Gyasi, minister of tourism, arts and culture. The rapper had earlier cried to authorities despite the ban on travels to evacuate him and other Ghanaians trapped in Italy as death toll from the coronavirus pandemic continued its relentless rise. “I’m not safe, I live just across a busy street and people keep using that road every minute which is not safe for…

First ‘no-makeup’ photo of Kennedy Osei’s wife hits online after Dubai honeymoon

First ‘no-makeup’ photo of Kennedy Osei’s wife hits online after Dubai honeymoon

Days after the first photos and video of Despite Media General Manager, Kennedy Osei hit online after their plush wedding and honeymoon in Dubai, that of his beautiful wife, Tracy Osei Asante, has also made its way online. Tracy, in the photo zionfelix.net, has sighted was seen flaunting her natural beauty, without the usual make-up on her face. Another thing that cannot also be missed once anybody takes a look at the photo is her simple but very nice hairstyle and the complementary broad smiled she shared to tell her…

Otumfuo Calls For Political Break

Otumfuo Calls For Political Break

THE ASANTEHENE, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called for a temporary break in political activities in the media and instead use that effort to collectively fight the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. The King expressed concern over the devastating effects of the pandemic, saying the virus requires serious attention. The Otumfuo, therefore, entreated all the major stakeholders, especially politicians and the media, to direct their focus towards properly educating Ghanaians about the deadly virus. He was of the view that the media, which is very powerful,…

15 million Ghanaians could contract Covid-19 if… – Research Scientist

15 million Ghanaians could contract Covid-19 if… – Research Scientist

A senior Research Scientist and Lecturer at the Department of Medical Diagnostics at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Dr. Michael Owusu says 50 to 60 percent of Ghanaians are likely to be exposed to the deadly coronavirus if safety etiquettes are not properly observed with increasing cases of community transmission. According to the Clinical Microbiologist, out of the country’s 28 million population, about 14 to 15 million people could contract the coronavirus. The Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research(KCCR) Scientist, is predicting that the aged population in…

Stonebwoy wins ‘Best African Reggae & Dancehall Entertainer’ category at IRAWMA 2020

Stonebwoy wins ‘Best African Reggae & Dancehall Entertainer’ category at IRAWMA 2020

The winners of the 38th edition of International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) were announced yesterday, March 21 at the AC Marriott Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica without any audience in attendance because of the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Ghana’s dancehall music gem, Stonebwoy was one of the people announced as a part of the 35 winners on the night. The Burniton Music boss won the ‘Best African Reggae/Dancehall Entertainer’. An elated Stonebwoy took to his social media pages to announce this great news to his fans. He wrote: “Still winning!! 2nd Award at the…