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Ghana turns to WHO for Ebola vaccine

Ghana will have to make a case to the World Health Organisation (WHO) to secure Ebola vaccines as a buffer to protect its citizenry, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has said.

According to him, that had become necessary after three people had been reported dead in Guinea from Ebola.

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ET Mensah gets 100% votes in Council of State elections

Former Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Constituency Enoch Teye Mensah has won the slot to be the representative of the Greater Accra Region on the Council of State.

A long-time Youth and Sports Minister in the 90s, ET Mensah, polled 58 out of 58 votes to win the elections on Friday, February 12.

He beat two other contenders to win the elections, held across the country in accordance with Paragraph (C) of Clause 2 of Article 89 of the 1992 Constitution.

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Military hospital in Kumasi to be ready March or April – Nitiwul assures

The Military Hospital at Afari in the Atwima Nwabiagya District in the Ashanti Region will be completed by March or April, the Minister-designate for Defence has said.

Dominic Aduna Nitiwul told the Appointments Committee on Thursday, February 11 that work on the main facility is almost done with.

It is only the housing project for the nurses and a few works that are left, he said.

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Military hospital in Kumasi to be ready March or April – Nitiwul assures

The Military Hospital at Afari in the Atwima Nwabiagya District in the Ashanti Region will be completed by March or April, the Minister-designate for Defence has said.

Dominic Aduna Nitiwul told the Appointments Committee on Thursday, February 11 that work on the main facility is almost done with.

It is only the housing project for the nurses and a few works that are left, he said.

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Ghana : Supreme Court to rule on Mahama’s application to inspect EC’s documents today

The Supreme Court will later today, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, continue the hearing of the 2020 Election Petition case filed by the Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama.

The court on Tuesday discharged Mr. Mahama’s 2nd witness, Dr. Michael Kpessa-Whyte after being cross-examined by counsel for 1st and 2nd Respondents.

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Ghanaian schools to reopen amid virus wave fears

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced dates for reopening of schools across the country amid fears of a second coronavirus wave in the west African country.

Schools were shut in March last year after the country reported its first case of the virus. Since then more than 55,000 cases have been confirmed, with 54,005 recoveries and more than 300 deaths.

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Ghana economy contracts for the first time in nearly four decades

Ghana’s economy contracted for the first time in almost four decades in the second quarter, by an annual 3.2%, hit by the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the statistics office said on Wednesday.

The gold-, oil-, and cocoa-producing West African nation imposed a three-week lockdown at the start of the pandemic in March, leading to the shutdown of numerous businesses, government statistician Samuel Kobina Annim told a news conference.

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Ghana 'welcomes' independent presidential aspirant eyeing 2020 polls

APRNEWS - At a time a section of Ghanaians are expressing concerns about the two-horse domination of national politics, an independent candidate has put himself up as a viable third force.

Marricke Kofi Gane, a UK-trained certified accountant has thrown his hat into a keenly awaited presidential race scheduled for December 2020.

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