First Lady, Kuami Eugene, Efya, Becca, KiDi, others join #HesGotTheWholeWorld challenge

First Lady, Kuami Eugene, Efya, Becca, KiDi, others join #HesGotTheWholeWorld challenge

At a time that the spirits of many across the world are dampened following the deadly coronavirus, which has claimed thousands of lives, Tyler Perry has started a challenge that has got people singing. The renowned American director and producer, in a bid to bring the world together and encourage them to look forward to a brighter day, started #HesGotTheWholeWorld challenge. The challenge simply requires people to sing a line from the popular song ‘He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands’. “It’s my hope that we add to this…

‘Even India with more poor people than Ghana have locked-down’ – Nana Akomeah calls for a lockdown

‘Even India with more poor people than Ghana have locked-down’ – Nana Akomeah calls for a lockdown

A former Communications Director for the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akomeah has called on the government to lockdown Ghana to avoid death of thousands of people like other countries are experiencing, mynewsgh.com can report. Several Ghanaians have argued that a number of people in the country are poor and that a total lock-down of the country will be perilous to the homeless people. But in a Facebook post addressing the issue of a lockdown, Nana Akomeah argued that even India that has more poor people than Ghana has lock-down the…

Court gives NIA greenlight to continue Ghana Card registration in Eastern Region

Court gives NIA greenlight to continue Ghana Card registration in Eastern Region

Accra High Court has dismissed an injunction application seeking to stop the National Identification Authority from continuing with its Ghana Card registration in the Eastern Region. According to the court, the NIA’s decision to go ahead with the registration is not against the President’s directive suspending all public gatherings. The Judge, Justice Anthony Oppong explained that the directive did not stop operations of businesses but rather asked operators to observe certain protocols including social distancing. Kevow Mark-Oliver and Emmanuel Akumatey Okrah sued the NIA and succeeded in securing an interlocutory…

Four new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Ghana, raises count to 136

Four new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Ghana, raises count to 136

Four more coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ghana making the total number of cases in the country 136. The four new cases were recorded from routine surveillance. “As at the morning of 27 March 2020, a total of fifty-seven (57) cases including three (3) deaths have been confirmed from the regular surveillance systems. All the three (3) cases that unfortunately succumbed to the disease were aged and had underlying chronic medical conditions. All the other fifty-four (54) cases are well; fourteen (14) are being managed at home and the…

Republic Bank freezes loan repayments over Coronavirus

Republic Bank freezes loan repayments over Coronavirus

Republic Bank Ghana Limited has placed a six-month moratorium on the repayment of loans it granted to customers, in a bid to help its clients cope with the devastating impact of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on businesses and economies. In a release issued Thursday, March 26, 2020, the bank said the offer also included a waiver on fees that customers would have paid. It explained that the offer was available to customers that apply and further advised customers to do so by contacting their respective branch/corporate managers or relationship officers…

COVID-19 is WWIII without guns, it shows no nation is superior – Otabil

COVID-19 is WWIII without guns, it shows no nation is superior – Otabil

The founder and leader of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) Pastor Mensa Otabil has said the COVID-19 pandemic can be best described as a third world war without guns. According to Pastor Otabil, the pandemic shows that no nation is superior or as powerful as they think they are. According to figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO), as at Thursday, 26 March 2020, 465,915 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed globally with 21,031 deaths recorded. In Ghana, 132 cases have been confirmed with three deaths. Speaking about the…

Coronavirus: US overtakes China with most cases

Coronavirus: US overtakes China with most cases

The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 85,500 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, the US has overtaken China (81,782 cases) and Italy (80,589). But with almost 1,300 Covid-19-related fatalities, the US death toll lags behind China (3,291) and Italy (8,215). The grim milestone came as President Donald Trump predicted the nation would get back to work “pretty quickly”. How did the White House react?Asked about the latest figures at a White House briefing on…

I’m sick and tired of you – Andy Dosty to Apostle Amoako Attah

I’m sick and tired of you – Andy Dosty to Apostle Amoako Attah

Apostle Francis Amoako Attah’s proclamation that Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah has a short time on earth seems to have infuriated Andy Dosty as the radio presenter and disc jockey has retorted. Reviewing a GhanaWeb publication on Hitz FM’s Daybreak Hitz, Friday, the morning show host roared and asked why Apostle Amoako Attah could not foresee the coronavirus outbreak which has sickened 532,788 people and killed 24,000 globally. He argued that the death prophecies by acclaimed prophets have become annoying, to say the least. “As for this, he saw it, he’s…

I don’t need to be paid to educate public on coronavirus – Jackie Appiah

I don’t need to be paid to educate public on coronavirus – Jackie Appiah

Actress Jackie Appiah is not looking for any monetary benefits before she helps educate the public on the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19). She believes that it is the civic duty of celebrities to use their star power to help educate their fans and the public on the global pandemic which has claimed thousands of lives. Answering a question on whether celebrities should be paid by the government to be ambassadors to educate the public on COVID-19, Jackie Appiah said money should not be the priority. During regular press briefing on Wednesday, March 17…

COVID-19: Trotros to carry two per row from Thursday

COVID-19: Trotros to carry two per row from Thursday

Commercial buses have decided to reduce the number of passengers they carry per row, by one from tomorrow, Thursday, 26 March as part of efforts to ensure social distancing in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. This means buses that carry three on normal days will now carry two per row while those who take four per row will do three. The Ghana Private Road Transport Union is, however, calling on the government to reduce fuel prices for commercial drivers to enable them continue with the new policy until normal…