Category archives for: Ghana

COVID-19: Data, Social Inclusion and Matters Arising

Accra, Ghana, April 9, 2020//-At 11:15 pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his address to the nation announced some “bold” measures to mitigate the local impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ghana: Central Region Records First COVID-19 Case, Brings Total to 313

Accra, Ghana, April 8, 2020//-Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Ghana have jumped to 313 with one more death recorded as of Tuesday, the Ghana Health Service today announced.

Ghana’s President Has Invoked A Tough New Law Against Coronavirus: Why It’s Disquieting

All Women Militarized Police Unit of the Ghana Police Service. Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua, University of Ghana April 8, 2020//-During a state of emergency, governments, as the duty-bearers, are allowed to temporarily suspend the exercise and enjoyment of some rights.

Hacklab Foundation Launches Open Database to Facilitate COVID-19 Combat Project Collaboration

Accra, Ghana, April 7, 2020//-The Hacklab Foundation has launched an Open Database to facilitate the collaboration between teams, individuals and organizations working of projects aimed at alleviating COVID-19 in Ghana.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Ghana Rise Up To 287

Accra, April 7, 2020//-Confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) case count in Ghana has risen significantly to 287.

COVID-19 Lockdown: “We’re Dying of Starvation; Help Us” – Homeless to Gov’t

April 6, 2020//-Some vulnerable persons who reside under the Kanda Overpass have said they are starving in the wake of the lockdown due to their inability to go out onto the streets to earn a living and, therefore, appealing to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to come to their aid.

Of COVID-19 Lockdown, Curfews and 2020 Elections 

Accra, Ghana, April 5, 2020//-Today, we don’t have many drainage systems with free flowing water in Ghana. Virtually every gutter in the country is choked to the brim.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Ghana Jump To 214

Accra, Ghana, April 5, 2020//-Ghana has added nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total count of cases to 214, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) who coordinates tests with the CRO Testing Services.

COVID-19 Cases In Ghana Surge to 204

Accra, Ghana, April 2, 2020//-Ghana today added nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19, increasing the country’s total case count to 204 from 195.

COVID-19 Lockdown: NGOs Ask Gov’t to Call Security Agencies to Order

Accra, Ghana, April 1, 2020//-Nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) in Ghana have asked the government to call to order security men who are brutalizing citizens under the 14 days partial lockown declared by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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