Daily Archives: May 23, 2020

NLA addresses lottery stigmatisation

Accra The National Lottery Authority (NLA) on Saturday affirmed the robustness, effectiveness and efficiency of its lottery short code as a means to address lotto stigmatisation.   A statement signed by the Public Relations Unit of the NLA and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, said: “The NLA short code and other mobile

COVID-19 creates grounds for corporate takeovers

Accra The Reverend Kennedy Okosun, Executive Chairman of Krif Ghana Limited, says COVID-19 has created grounds for many organisations to be the target of hostile measures and have to brace for the possibility of takeovers. “There might be critical unanswered questions rummaging through the minds of many, especially corporate leaders as we move into a

Nestle promotes youth excellence in agriculture

  Accra Nestlé, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and Sahel Grains have awarded three young farmers who have embraced agriculture as a business for their excellence in maize farming. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said the three were recognised for their exceptional performances as a result

Stigmatising COVID-19 patients could lead to mental problems – Psychologist

The Psychologist was speaking to journalists and various directors of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in Bolgatanga during a training programme on the issue of stigmatisation and its related adverse effects.   Mr Nsoh explained that stigmatisation could lead to low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, suicidal tendencies, anger, aggression, fear and self-isolation.   He

Ghana records 1,978 COVID-19 recoveries

  Accra Ghana has recorded 1,978 COVID-19 recoveries with 31 deaths out of 6,617 confirmed cases, the Ghana Health Service website for COVID-19 said on Saturday. The Greater Accra Region has 4,780 confirmed cases, Ashanti has 1,010, Central – 297, Western – 208, Eastern – 106, Western North – 61, Volta – 45, Northern –