Ghana: Typo Delays Re-Run Court Case

Ghana: Typo Delays Re-Run Court Case

ACCRA, 15 January 2021 – The hearing of the case for a re-run of Ghana’s presidential election was delayed Thursday by a typo in the court papers submitted by the applicant, defeated presidential candidate John Mahama. Instead of calling for a re-run between...
Ghana: Schools Reopening

Ghana: Schools Reopening

ACCRA, 10 January 2021 – Primary schools and tertiary education institutions are reopenin this weekend and next in Ghana, in keeping with a calendar announced by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo. Schools were orderd to close last March after Ghana reported its frst...
Ghana: $17 Billion to Revamp Economy

Ghana: $17 Billion to Revamp Economy

ACCRA, 7 January 2021 – Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has unveiled his plans to invest about $17 billion (100 billion Ghana cedis) to revitalize the country’s economy. In an address to parliament, Akufo-Addo said the funds will restore the economy to better...
Ghana: COVID Spike as Reporting Resumes

Ghana: COVID Spike as Reporting Resumes

ACCRA, 31 December 2020 – Ghana Health Services (GHS) said Wednesday that a total of 851 cases of COVID-19 were detected in the country in the 20 days between December 8 and last December 27. GHS said Ghana had suffered eight fatalities and seen 1,919 of those...
Liberia-Ghana: Safer Childbirths & WhatsApp

Liberia-Ghana: Safer Childbirths & WhatsApp

MONROVIA, 1 January 2021 – Researchers at universities in Liberia, Ghana and the United States are exploring innovative uses of WhatsApp to ensure a safer childbirth experience for expectant mothers across Africa. The partnership is aimed at anticipating and ensuring...
Ethiopia: Citizen Murdered in Italy Remembered

Ethiopia: Citizen Murdered in Italy Remembered

ADDIS ABABA, 30 December 2020 – There were spontaneous words of praise and prayerful vigils organized by fans in Addis Ababa Wednesday to get the life of Agitu Ideo Gudeta. She is the Ethiopian refugee who was murdered at her Alpine goat farm Tuesday in Italy’s...
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