Nigeria court orders banks to unfreeze activists’ accounts

Nigeria court orders banks to unfreeze activists’ accounts

A high court in Nigeria has ordered the authorities to unfreeze the bank accounts of 20 people linked to last October’s protests against police brutality. The Central Bank initially said the accounts had been frozen because it was investigating their

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South Sudan issues new banknote amid high inflation

South Sudan issues new banknote amid high inflation

The new banknote of 1,000 South Sudanese poundsImage caption: The new banknote of 1,000 South Sudanese pounds South Sudan’s central bank on Tuesday introduced a banknote of 1,000 South Sudanese pounds (SSP), the largest denomination in the country, amidst high

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SA drugs firm cuts EU prices after ‘abuse’

SA drugs firm cuts EU prices after ‘abuse’

Ms Vestager said the Aspen case sent a message to other dominant drug companiesImage caption: Ms Vestager said the Aspen case sent a message to other dominant drug companies South African drugs company Aspen has avoided an EU anti-trust fine

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Ghanaian-born surgeon ‘to help Gorilla Glue woman’

Ghanaian-born surgeon ‘to help Gorilla Glue woman’

Dr Michael Obeng is reportedly offering the treatment for freeImage caption: Dr Michael Obeng is reportedly offering the treatment for free Dr Michael Obeng, a top Ghana-American plastic surgeon, has offered to help a woman whose story of a hair

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$100m COVID-19 fund empty – Agyeman-Manu

$100m COVID-19 fund empty – Agyeman-Manu

Health Minister-designate, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu Health Minister-designate Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has said an amount of USD100 million allocated to the ministry to fight the deadly COVID-19 has been exhausted. The Dormaa Central MP disclosed this when he appeared before the Appointments Committee

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Akatsi: Court fines four for assault on Police officers

Akatsi: Court fines four for assault on Police officers

A Sogakope Magistrate Court has sentenced four persons who assaulted Police officers at Suipe-Kpelikope to a fine of GH¢600. 00 each. The convicts, besides the fines, would serve a day in prison custody. The convicts, who are farmers, pleaded guilty

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82% of all Ghana’s doctors in Accra, Kumasi – Agyeman-Manu

82% of all Ghana’s doctors in Accra, Kumasi – Agyeman-Manu

The remainder of 18 per cent is distributed across the 14 other regions of Ghana. More than 80 per cent of Ghana’s medical doctors work in the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions, Health Minister-designate Kweku Agyeman-Manu has revealed. “All I

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COVID 19: Akatsi South records seven new cases

COVID 19: Akatsi South records seven new cases

Dr George Nyarko, Akatsi South Municipal Director of Health Services, says the Municipality has recorded seven new cases of the Coronavirus disease. He said seven persons out of 16 results received from Ho have tested positive for the virus. Dr

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Over 1,700 children contracted COVID-19 in four months – CRI

Over 1,700 children contracted COVID-19 in four months – CRI

A total of 1,737 children in Ghana have contracted the novel coronavirus within the last four months, Child Rights International, a non-governmental organization, with focus on child protection, has said. The period spans November 10, 2020, and February 4, 2021.

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Centre presents PPE to some Adaklu communities and schools

Centre presents PPE to some Adaklu communities and schools

Yayra Child Development Centre of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana, Edem Congregation has presented some Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to some communities and two schools in the Adaklu District. The PPE includes Veronica buckets, cakes of soap, sanitisers and paper

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