Ghana: Consumers of Dead Fish Wanted

Ghana: Consumers of Dead Fish Wanted

ACCRA, 7 April 2021 – Ghana’s ministry of fisheries has appealed to people who consumed any of the dead fish that washed up at the coast to report so as to help with an ongoing probe. The minister, Mavis Hawa Koomson, said the government would like to...
Ghana: First to Deliver COVID Vaccines via Drones

Ghana: First to Deliver COVID Vaccines via Drones

ACCRA, 5 March 2021 – Ghana has become the first country anywhere in the world to use drones to deliver COVID-19 vaccines at a national scale. Asuofua Health Center was the first to receive COVID-19 vaccines via Zipline’s drone delivery, with other health...
Ghana: Court Upholds Presidential Results

Ghana: Court Upholds Presidential Results

ACCRA, 5 March 2021 – Ghana’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the restuls of last December’s presidential election, leading to mixed reactions from the two main candidates. Opposition leader and runner-up in the election, John Mahama, disagreed with the process and...
Ghana: New $1.6bn Trade Deal with UK

Ghana: New $1.6bn Trade Deal with UK

ACCRA, 4 March 2021 – Certain goods from Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) will enjoy tariff-free access and tariff reductions, according to a new $1.6 billion trade deal sealed by the two countries. “This deal secures tariff-free access for products that...
Africa: COVID Vaccines Delivered to Five Nations

Africa: COVID Vaccines Delivered to Five Nations

GENEVA, 3 March 2021 – Five more African countries – Angola, DR Congo, Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda – received their first consignments of COVID-19 vaccines in the 24 hours to Wednesday. The five bring to seven the number of African countries who have received vaccine...
Ghana: Countering False Info on Vaccines

Ghana: Countering False Info on Vaccines

ACCRA, 1 March 2021 – Authorities in Ghana say they are both deeply concerned and launching a campaign to counter false information about the pandemic and vaccines. Gjhana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo, who became the first person to be inoculated in the country, is...
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