Daily Archives: July 11, 2020

Fertilizer smuggling is gaining national attention – UWR Minister

  Wa Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has bemoaned the rampant illicit smuggling of subsidized fertilizers meant for the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme in the region. The Regional Minister, specifically mentioned the Sissala West District and the Sissala East Municipality, which had gained notoriety in fertilizer smuggling making

COVID-19: Ghana confirms six more deaths

Accra The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that six more patients have succumbed to the COVID-19 disease, increasing the country’s death toll to 135. The six deaths, recorded in four regions: Central- 2, Northern- 2, Western-1 and Oti- 1, all but one had underlying health conditions, including; hypertension, chronic kidney disease and puerperal sepsis among

COVID-19: Religious leaders have bigger roles to influence behaviour – Dr. Aboagye

  Kumasi Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has charged religious leaders and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to take active part in the fight against the coronavirus. “In Ghana, people listen more to what the church, mosque and civil society say so I believe you have a bigger mandate

USAID reports on Children dying of AIDS related Illnesses in Africa

Accra The USAID has observed in its recent reports on its progress towards the Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free targets, children dying from AIDS-related illnesses, in Western and Central Africa despite its progress. In a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS, said to see so many tools

Professor Opoku-Agyemang expresses appreciation

  Accra Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the Running Mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed her appreciation to Ghanaians for the support that greeted the announcement of her new role. A statement issued by the NDC Campaign Team, copied to the Ghana News Agency said the former Minister of Education, who also served