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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Ghana records 403 new cases of Coronavirus, tally now 2074

Ghana’s Coronavirus case count has leaped from 1671 to 2074 after 403 new cases were recorded. The Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced the new figures on its website Thursday morning. The Greater Accra region remains Ghana’s epicentre with 1,795 infections followed by Ashanti with 99. Eastern is next with 70, …

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GRA runs back to GCNet/West Blue after UNI-PASS challenges

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is running back to GCNet to restore its systems following challenges witnessed at the ports with the newly introduced Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS), otherwise known as UNIPASS. A statement signed by the Acting Commissioner-General of GRA, Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah expressed regret over inconveniences caused importers. …

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Chiefs and indigenes of Odupong Ofaakor Protest Against the Use of Odusec as an Isolation Center

Chiefs and elders of Odupong-Ofaakor in the central region are protesting against the use of the Odupong Senior High School as an isolation center for covid19 patients. According to them the Municipal Chief Executives failed to dialogue with the traditional authorities before taking the decision. Speaking to Pinknews spokesperson for …

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GRA wants GCNet’s system restored at ports over challenges with UNIPASS

The Ghana Revenue Authority says it is in talks with GCNet to restore its systems following the challenges witnessed at the ports with the newly Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS), popularly called UNIPASS. UNIPASS was introduced by the government to replace the single window platform– Ghana Customs Management System (GCMS)– …

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Don’t rent houses to foreigners without COVID-19 clearance – Atta Akyea to landlords

Government has asked all landlords to as a mandatory requirement inspect the COVID-19 status of all foreigners before renting out properties to them. This is according to the Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea who was speaking during a press briefing on Tuesday. “Landlords must also be wary of …

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Breakthrough as Ghana researchers develop rapid diagnostic testing for Covid-19

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Incas Diagnostics, a diagnostic company in Kumasi, have created a Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kit to help test for the novel coronavirus. According to a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of KNUST, Dr. Daniel Norris Bekoe, the creation …

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Obinim is an occultist – Ken Agyapong alleges

Outspoken politician, Kennedy Agyapong, who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, has taken his ‘war’ against controversial pastor Prophet Daniel Obinim to another level, by saying the leader of the International God’s Way Church is an occultist. According to Mr. Agyapong, he has countless evidence to buttress his …

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Border closure: We’ll deal with illegal immigrants, Ghanaian accomplices – Nana Addo

Foreigners who enter into Ghana within this period when the country’s borders have been closed will be dealt with together with their Ghanaian accomplices. This was announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday, April 26, 2020, when he addressed the nation on measures put in place to curb …

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COVID-19: GUTA appeals for 3-week grace period to clear goods

The Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA) is making fresh appeals to government to give its members a three-week grace period to mobilize funds to clear their goods from the country’s various ports amidst the novel Coronavirus pandemic. GUTA’s concerns come barely a week after the Ghana Shippers’ Authority officially informed the …

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COVID-19: Cape Coast Metropolis begins compulsory wearing of face masks from Monday

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly (CCMA) in the Central Region will from Monday, April 27, 2020, commence a mandatory wearing of face masks as authorities intensify the region’s efforts against the spread of COVID-19. All public and private institutions in the region have also been instructed by the Assembly to …

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