PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO COMMENDS MILITARY FOR EXEMPLARY COVID-19 FIGHT; COMMISSIONS HOUSING APARTMENTS

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO COMMENDS MILITARY FOR EXEMPLARY COVID-19 FIGHT; COMMISSIONS HOUSING APARTMENTS. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 12th May, 2020, commissioned the ‘New Douala Barracks’ at Burma Camp in Accra, whose construction commenced in 2017, as part of the Barracks Regeneration Project. It will be recalled that upon his assumption of office, and in the Asempa Budget, President Akufo-Addo announced the institution of the ‘Barracks Regeneration Project’, to address the accommodation challenges of the Armed Forces, and, thereby, ease the discomfort that troops and their…

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Fetish Priest Jailed Over Corpse

The Effiduase Magistrate Court in the Ashanti Region has sentenced a 27-year-old fetish priest at Effiduase two years imprisonment for attempting to exhume the body of one Francis Kwabena Agyapong, who was buried recently. The court, presided over by Michael Derrick Ocloo, sentenced Yaw Michael after pleading guilty to the charge of causing unlawful damage, contrary to section 172 of Act 29/60. The Effiduase District Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Asare Bediako, who briefed DAILY GUIDE, said on April 13, 2020, the deceased, a form two student of Ejisu Senior High…

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Police Rescue Man From Being Killed For Allegedly Raping A Popular King’s Wife In N/E

A 40-year-old man who allegedly raped one of the wives of a high profile king in the North East Region has been rescued by the police in the area from being killed. Abass Shani was tied and beaten to pulp Tuesday by some angry youth who arrested him few metres away from the palace of the unnamed king. Many people in the area say the man was dead because he was unconscious at the time the police rescued him from the mob, a claim the police have rejected. He was…

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We’re Grateful For Lifting The Lockdown” – Chief Imam, Muslim Leaders To Prez Akufo-Addo

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, has commended the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for lifting the partial lockdown of Accra, Kumasi, Tema and Kasoa. Speaking on behalf of the Chief Imam, Sheikh Aremeyaw Shuaib, his spokesperson, said that “we have also observed how you have been reviewing the various measures in order to contain and also curtail the further spread of the disease, up to the very strict restrictions you have taken, including those you have already mentioned like closing of our borders,…

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Parliament Vets Hon (Dr.) Bernard Okoe-Boye

Parliament today vetted the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s nominee as the Deputy Minister for Health Dr. Benard Oko-Boye as part of its prior approval duties enshrined in the 1992 Constitution. The president’s nominee told Parliament’s Appointments Committee that he will fully commit his time, expertise and energy to his new assignment if given the nod. President Akufo-Addo in a recent reshuffle named the Ledzokuku lawmaker as the Deputy Minister responsible for Health-designate to take over from Gomoa West MP Alexander Kodwo Abban who was moved to the Communications Ministry.…

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COVID-19 : “GIVING IS HUMANITY” – BRYAN ACHEAMPONG

The Member of Parliament for the Abetifi Constituency, Bryan Acheampong has donated GHS 821,000 to 7 constituencies and health facilities in the Eastern Region. Making the donation at the Rock City Hotel in Nkwatia Kwahu, the lawmaker underscored that the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic is a global one, which needed all hands on deck. He emphasized that “giving to those in need is not charity, it’s humanity”. The donation which included 107,000 pieces of Hand Sanitizers at the tune of GHS481,000.00; an amount of GHS20,000.00 to each of the…

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Gov’t Of Ghana To Launch New Mobile App That Will Trace Coronavirus Carriers

As part of efforts arrayed to combat the fast spreading of the global pandemic, Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Government of the 4th Republic of Ghana, in collaboration with a group of Technology experts has announced that it will, on Monday, April 13, 2020, launch a computer/mobile program or software application. The user friendly and free to download mobile software application which will be available for Android and iOS devices after its launch, is originally intended for productivity assistance which will augment the state’s efforts in the fight against the global…

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Community Nurse At Tema Polyclinic Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Community Nurse At Tema Polyclinic Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Tema West Municipal Health Directorate is asking for support for health workers at Tema Polyclinic, following confirmed Covid-19 case at the facility. A Community Nurse who occasionally visits Tema Polyclinic as part of her routine work, tested positive to the disease on Friday and is currently recovering at home. The nurse believed to be in her 20s, is the first health worker in the municipality to test positive for Covid-19. To reduce rate of infection and spread, Tema West Municipal Assembly on Saturday disinfected part of the facility which…

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Over 500 Persons Who Tested Negative In Mandatory Quarantine Released

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says government has commenced an exercise that will see people held in mandatory quarantine but tested negative for the coronavirus being reunited with their families. According to Mr. Oppong Nkrumah, this follows a re-testing of their samples for the virus. “Today and tomorrow we are commencing an exercise to take home our colleagues who have been in mandatory quarantine for the last 14 days and who tested negative after both tests.” He tweeted. At a press brief on Friday, Mr Oppong Nkrumah had announced that…

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