Covid19: Ghana records 3rd coronavirus death at the 37 Military Hospital today.

Covid19: Ghana records 3rd coronavirus death at the 37 Military Hospital today.

Ghana has recorded its third coronavirus death at the 37 Military Hospital as the wife of a two-star general falls victim. Joy News sources reported that her husband who has also contracted Covid-19 is in critical condition. Even though both of them have not travelled abroad for some time now, it is suspected that they may have contracted the virus when they received a parcel from a united kingdom based courier company. Contact tracing is currently being done by health authorities to those who delivered the parcel as well as…

Ethiopia freeing 4,000 inmates in coronavirus battle

Ethiopia freeing 4,000 inmates in coronavirus battle

More than 4,000 prisoners will be released in Ethiopia as the government continues to take measures to control the spread of coronavirus. The country’s attorney general said on Wednesday that prisoners convicted of minor offences and women with babies were among those who would be freed. Foreigners charged with involvement in with smuggling and drug trafficking would also be released and deported to their countries of origin. Among those to be released is journalist Fekadu Mahtemework. The magazine editor returned to Ethiopia after Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy came to power…

Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Prince Charles has tested positive for Coronavirus. According to a statement from Clarence House, Prince Charles, 71, has been displaying “mild symptoms,” but remains in “good health.” “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus,” the statement reads. “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual.” The Duchess of Cornwall was also tested for Coronavirus, but does not have it, per the statement. The couple is now self-isolating at their home in Scotland. “The tests were carried…

Coronavirus: Government can’t do it alone; let’s all give back to society – Gyan appeals

Coronavirus: Government can’t do it alone; let’s all give back to society – Gyan appeals

Asamoah Gyan has called on all celebrities to extend a helping hand to the less privileged in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The former Black Stars captain believes the government deserves all the help it can get in the fight against the disease. He said the government alone cannot cater for the needs of Ghanaians and called on celebrities to also give back to society in these times of national crisis. In a video posted on Twitter, Gyan called on all Ghanaians to stick together and help protect each other…

Kotoko management will use Maxwell Konadu as a scapegoat – Kjetil Zachariasen

Kotoko management will use Maxwell Konadu as a scapegoat – Kjetil Zachariasen

Former Kotoko trainer Kjetil Zachariasen says he fears for the job of coach Maxwell Konadu as the management he is working with will push the blame on him when things backfire. The Norwegian trainer has warned the former national team trainer that he would be made a scapegoat to cover the inadequacies of the Kotoko management should things go sour for the team. “They should not fire Maxwell now, let him stay but they will fire him and blame him, Kotoko supporters are tired of them, how they run the club, all…

Essien, Drogba make Mikel Obi’s greatest African teammates list

Essien, Drogba make Mikel Obi’s greatest African teammates list

#6 Vincent Enyeama A long-time teammate of Mikel’s with the Super Eagles, the duo played together with the national side for the best part of the decade. They were key figures of the Nigerian set-up during that tenure, helping the West African transition away from the dying embers of the Golden Generation before ushering in the new era under Stephen Keshi. The pair featured together at the 2014 World Cup, as Nigeria reached the Last 16, and were a part of four Nations Cups squads together—memorably winning the Afcon in…

Ghana’s coronavirus cases jump to 68

Ghana’s coronavirus cases jump to 68

Ghana has recorded 68 cases of coronavirus after 11 more persons who were mandatorily quarantined by the government tested positive. According to the Ghana Health Service, “The sudden spike in case incidence is as a result of the mandatory quarantine and compulsory testing for all travelers entering Ghana, as directed by the president. “Overall, 30 of the 68 cases have been reported in the general population with the remaining 38 cases among persons currently under mandatory quarantine. As of 24 March, total of 1,030 persons are under mandatory quarantine; samples…

God only blesses those who donate secretly to the needy – Yvonne Nelson bashes fame seekers

God only blesses those who donate secretly to the needy – Yvonne Nelson bashes fame seekers

Actress, Yvonne Nelson says this is not the time to donate with cameras all over just for fame as is being witnessed in recent times. According to her, in times like these, when donating to the needy there is no need to get the attention of the media. She made this known in a tweet she shared On her wall. The mother of one noted that this is the only way God blesses his children and not the donations to look good in the sight of man. She added that most churches…

I am sick and wee is my medicine – Kwaw Kese

I am sick and wee is my medicine – Kwaw Kese

Ghana has legalized marijuana for health and industrial purpose and this news has attracted comments from a cross-section of Ghanaian including Kwaw Kese. Reacting to the news, the Ghanaian rapper, who was jailed in 2015 for smoking wee, commended the government for the move and extended a warning to the Ghana Police service not to bother him with marijuana cases should they find any on him again. Kwaw Kese in a video declared himself sick and emphasised that he will now be smoking for health purposes. “Right now the tampi…

Ronaldo and Mendes donate €1m to hospitals fighting coronavirus in Portugal

Ronaldo and Mendes donate €1m to hospitals fighting coronavirus in Portugal

The donation will help intensive care units in Porto and Lisbon source crucial equipment including beds and ventilators Cristiano Ronaldo and agent Jorge Mendes have donated €1 million (£920,000/$1.08 million) to help three intensive care units in Portugal in their fight against coronavirus. The pair’s donation will go towards buying crucial equipment for ICUs at Lisbon’s Santa Maria Hospital and the Santo Antonio hospital in Porto. Similar donations have been made on Tuesday by Lionel Messi and Pep Guardiola. “We were contacted by Jorge Mendes, who volunteered with Cristiano Ronaldo to fund two…