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Ghana’s Covid-19 cases top 80k; deaths increase

Ghana’s coronavirus cases since the outbreak of the disease has officially gone past 80,000. The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in its latest update on Sunday put the officially confirmed figures at 80,253. This follows 598 new cases recorded. The deaths are now 577 while the recoveries-cum-discharges are now 73,018. This leaves the active cases at 6,658. Read Also: Ghana approves Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine …

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Ghana approves Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for emergency use

Ghana has approved Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for use against COVID-19 according to Russia’s sovereign wealth fund. The country is the fifth in Africa and 31st in the world to approve the emergency use of the vaccine in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement from the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the sovereign wealth fund, the …

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Stevie Wonder Announces His Decision To Move To Ghana Permanently

Stevie Wonder, popular American musician, has revealed plans to relocate to Ghana permanently. He told talk show host Oprah Winfrey in an interview his decision is based on the fact that he doesn’t want a situation where his grand children will crave his indulgence to be valued and respected. The award-winning musician also stressed on his desire to “see America smile again.”“I promise you …

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20m Ghanaians to be vaccinated as gov’t rolls out plans

Government has given assurances that the procured COVID-19 vaccines have an impressive efficacy rate and is completely protective against severe cases of the virus in the country. This follows last December’s announcement by President Akufo-Addo that preparations are afoot to secure COVID-19 vaccines for the country. Officially announcing a roll-out plan for the vaccines at a stakeholder engagement forum on …

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US authorities arrest 6 Ghanaians in $50m cyber fraud

US investigators say they have busted a “Ghana-based criminal enterprise”, with the arrest of six of its “ringleaders” in the US on charges of laundering more than $50m (£36m). “The scams we allege in this investigation include romance scams targeting the elderly, business e-mail compromise scams, and even fraudulent Covid-19 relief loans,” the FBI’s William F. Sweeney said in a …

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Hit and run driver who killed Nicki Minaj’s father arrested

Charles Polevich, 70, is facing charges of leaving the scene of a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of Nicki Minaj’s father, and tampering with physical evidence. Polevich reportedly asked Robert Maraj if he was okay after hitting him but didn’t call for help. He is reportedly out on bail following an arraignment in Nassau County court. His driver’s license …

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European Union reiterates support for LGBTQI groups in Ghana

The European Union (EU) has confirmed it participated in the opening of a new office space for a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender and Queer Intersex (LGBTQI) rights group in Accra, reiterating its support for similar organisations. The group, LGBT+ Rights Ghana on January 31, 2021, hosted a fundraiser to officially introduce and promote its office and community space. In attendance at the …

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Darko’s Covid-19 Containment & Eradication Strategy for Africa (CESA)

I promised this a couple of days ago, but I had to celebrate the 2nd greatest commandment: love your neighbour as yourself on the 14th of February. Let us now extend this love to the containment and eradication of Covid-19. Because of Africa’s self-imposed poverty, it needs a different strategy. Let us start with my classification of Covid-19 4 stages …

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Uproar over establishment of LGBT office in Ghana

There is public uproar over the establishment of an office in the Ghanaian capital Accra, for the LGBT community. It follows viral photographs of the commissioning of the office and it’s fundraising programme attended by some diplomats. The presence of the diplomats including Australian High Commissioner Gregory Andrews has fuelled speculations about their support for the activities of the LGBT group. Opening Night & …

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