COVID-19: Six Private sch. proprietors die from shock over inability to pay salaries

COVID-19: Six Private sch. proprietors die from shock over inability to pay salaries

Six proprietors of Private Schools in Ghana have died from shock following their inability to pay their teachers’ salaries since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Executive Director of the National Council of Private Schools, Enoch Kwasi Gyetua who made the revelation stressed that the closure of schools in the wake of COVID-19 has caused so much financial stress to school proprietors, teaching and non-teaching staff of private schools. ‘”We have lost about six private school proprietors during this pandemic through heart attack. Whenever they say their teachers coming and…

Rebecca Akufo-Addo donates $20,000 to ‘sick’ pencil artist

Rebecca Akufo-Addo donates ,000 to ‘sick’ pencil artist

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has extended her benevolence to ailing pencil artist, Emmanuel Apraku. Apraku, who is popularly known as Ray, received a donation of $20,000 from the First Lady. The amount is to help cover the £40,000 needed to treat Emmanuel Apraku from the liver disease he’s battling with. A tweet on Ray’s twitter handle announced that “The First Lady, Her Excellency Rebecca Akufo-Addo has donated $20,000 to help cover the cost of the amount needed for Emmanuel Apraku’s treatment. We wish him a speedy recovery God bless…

Ghana’s COVID-19 load hits 32,969 with 29,494 recoveries

Ghana’s COVID-19 load hits 32,969 with 29,494 recoveries

Ghana’s COVID-19 caseload has hit 32,969, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said. In his Sunday address to the nation on the COVID-19 situation, the President said: “At first glance, it is alarming to see that thirty-two thousand, nine hundred and sixty-nine (32,969) people have so far contracted the virus”. “But a closer look at the data will tell you that we are steadily on the path towards limiting and containing the virus, and, ultimately, defeating it. The figure to look out for is the number of active cases”, he said. “When…

Bawumia Commissions 100-Bed Ghana Infectious Disease Centre

Bawumia Commissions 100-Bed Ghana Infectious Disease Centre

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Friday, has commissioned a 100-bed Ghana Infectious Disease Centre (GIDC) for treatment and management of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in the country. The ultra-modern facility worth $7.5 million was funded by the Ghana COVID-19 Private Sector Fund, which saw 536 patriotic and industrious Ghanaians constructing the project, to support government’s efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. The first ever GIDC facility located at the Ga East Municipal Hospital, comprised a level three Biomedical laboratory, a 21-bed Intensive Care Unit, a dispensary, a triage…

Go and heal coronavirus patients – KSM dares pastors

Go and heal coronavirus patients – KSM dares pastors

Ghanaian entertainer and broadcaster, Kwaku Sintim-Misa, has scolded Christian leaders for failing to heal Coronavirus patients in the country. In an interview with Nkonkonsa.com on YouTube, KSM urged Christians to wise up because the Coronavirus pandemic has exposed the Pastors as having no healing or supernatural powers. ”Every week, they have miracle crusades and they’re going to heal this person or do this or that. Corona is here with us; as we talk people have been quarantined, go to where they have been quarantined and heal them”, he ridiculed the Pastors. According to him,…

Akufo-Addo working hard to rig election 2020 – A Plus alleges

Akufo-Addo working hard to rig election 2020 – A Plus alleges

Social Commentator, Kwame Obeng Asare known widely as Kwame A Plus says the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is aware he does not deserve a second term. The former member of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) backed this with a video of the then Candidate Akufo-Addo speaking on the need to vote any government out if it does not perform to the expectation of the people who voted them into power. A Plus indicated that the President has been the opposite of whatever promise he made to the Ghanaian populace prior to 2016 elections…

38 FDA staff recover from COVID-19

38 FDA staff recover from COVID-19

Some 38 staff of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have recovered from COVID-19. This is out of a total of 39 staff who were infected. The remaining one is responding to treatment, a statement from the FDA has said. The FDA noted that despite recording COVID-19 cases, it will continue to effectively execute its mandate as a regulatory agency to register and enforce the importation, manufacture, distribution and sale of quality product especially PPE, face mask, sanitisers, medicines, food as well as other medical devices which are now needed…

Ridge Hospital finally releases report on the death of Dr Kuto’s wife

Ridge Hospital finally releases report on the death of Dr Kuto’s wife

The Greater Accra Regional Hospital is said to have finally released a detailed medical report of events leading to the death on Thursday, June 25, 2020, of the wife of Dr. Emmanuel Kuto, Director of the Institute of Languages at the hospital. Dr Kuto after the death of his wife took to his Facebook account and accused staff of Ridge Hospital of medical negligence including the administration of wrong prescriptions which may have caused the death of his wife Madam Esther Sosuh, who had undergone a hernia surgery earlier on…

Popular Ghanaian YouTube star, #NicoleThea sadly dies together with her unborn baby

Popular Ghanaian YouTube star, #NicoleThea sadly dies together with her unborn baby

It’s a sad day for the people of Ghana and followers who enjoyed Nicole Thea living her best life. Ghanaian YouTube star Nicole Thea sadly died along with her unborn son, according to a statement on her Instagram account. Nicole Thea lived in London with fiance Global Boga, a 20-year-old street dancer whose real name is Jeffery Frimpong. Nicole Thea was an expectant mother who was just weeks away from her due date. It is unclear how both Nicole, 24, and her unborn son died. The Statement read, “To all…

Covid-19: Underlying non-communicable diseases need strict attention – Dr. Da Costa

Covid-19: Underlying non-communicable diseases need strict attention – Dr. Da Costa

The Director of Health Promotion at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Aboagye Da Costa has advised that persons with underlying Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) must be given serious and strict attention in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. In its latest report, the Ghana Health Service announced six new deaths, raising the country’s Covid-19 death toll from 129 to 135. Three males and three females died in the latest report, two each from the Northern and Central regions, one from Oti and Western regions. Whilst one – a 44-year-old man from…