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The Immigration Service is appealing to property owners and landlords to provide useful information on Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians renting their properties who travelled back into the country between 3rd and 23rd March, 2020.

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Some 15 traders have been arrested in the Kumasi metropolis for defying orders by city authorities not to sell at some parts of the Central market. Kumasi Mayor, Osei Assibey Antwi on Monday ordered the temporary closure of the Dr Mensah section of the Central Market after traders failed to observe the social distancing protocols in the wake of the ongoing partial lockdown.

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President Akufo-Addo has approved GHC10 daily allowance to all Kayayies during the period of the partial lockdown. Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama announced the package when she presented money to some kayayies who returned to Accra after their failed attempt to escape the lockdown.

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Some Chiefs in the Volta Region have cautioned their community members against housing relatives and visitors from Covid-19 epicenters without following strict guidelines provided to prevent the spread of the disease. They stressed that residents should prepare separate rooms for relatives and friends who have migrated from Covid- 19 prevalent areas.

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says, it is saddened by the molestation of security personnel on civilians amid a partial lockdown in some parts of the country. The Two weeks partial lockdown by President Akufo-Addo covers Greater Accra, greater Greater Kumasi and Awutu Senya East Constituency in the Central Region.

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A 28-year old porridge seller died instantly after a vehicle ran into her while she was selling at a joint at Adiebeba, a suburb in the Kumasi. The incident which happened in the early hours of Wednesday threw the entire community of Adiebeba and family of the deceased into a state of shock.

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Keda (Ghana) Ceramics Company Limited, manufacturers of Twyford tiles based at Aboadze in the Shama District of the Western Region has put in place adequate measures to help protect its workers from the COVID-19 disease.

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The Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) has donated Ghc10,000 to the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research (KCCR) on Wednesday, April 1 via video conferencing, in line with the government rsquo;s social distancing directive.

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The Executives and entire members of the Patriotic Youth Alliance would like to petition National Executive Council(NEC) to a matter of urgency postpone the impending Parliamentary and Presidential Primaries of our Cherished Party from April 25th, 2020 to May Ending, 2020 across the Country.

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The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Birim Central Mrs. Victoria Adu has urged the market traders to keep Oda Market clean to enhance the National fumigation exercise which is yet to take place in the Municipality.

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The Managing Director of Ghana Water Company Limited Dr. Clifford Braimah has donated Personal Protective Materials to the Damongo government hospital. The donation became necessary after the management of the hospital raised concerns over lack of PPEs The items included; reusable PPEs, disposable head Covers, Goggles, Hand Gloves Nose Mask (TBC), sanitizers, veronica buckets with wastewater basins and soap dishes.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. ndash; A group of professors has initiated a worldwide movement to help social entrepreneurs develop ideas to address the COVID-19 crisis and launch rapidly. ldquo;This virus is unprecedented and has left millions of people around the world out of work and feeling helpless rdquo;, said Regan Stevenson, a Professor of Entrepreneurship at Indiana University rsquo;s Kelley School of Business.

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The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources has donated to front line medical staff helping to contain the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country. The sector minister, Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah donated two thousand (2,000) packs of G-Water bottled drinking water, a product of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) Today Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

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Some five Non-Governmental Organisations in Ghana have expressed serious displeasure at the unprofessional manner some military and police personnel deployed for enforcement of the ongoing partial lockdown are abusing some civilians. After two days of monitoring and assessing the 14 days partial lockdown declared by President Akufo-Addo, the NGOs call on Government to call the security operatives to order and stop them from brutalizing citizens including women and children.

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Some five Non-Governmental Organisations in Ghana have expressed serious displeasure at the unprofessional manner some military and police personnel deployed for enforcement of the ongoing partial lockdown are abusing some civilians. After two days of monitoring and assessing the 14 days partial lockdown declared by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the NGOs say there is the urgent need for the Government to call the security operatives to order and stop them from brutali .

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The Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (CSPOG) has cautioned the government against using the Heritage Fund as the first line of defense to tackle the Coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency in the country.

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Getafe, 1 April 2020 ndash; The majority of Airbus sites in Spain have joined forces to produce 3D printed visor frames, providing healthcare personnel with individual protection equipment in the fight against Covid-19.

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A total of 10 markets in the Garu district of the Upper East Region have been disinfected today Wednesday against the deadly coronavirus. The exercise which started at the main lorry station through the market stores, kiosks and other hidden places of the town ended at Kugri market.

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The Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly has begun the planned testing of some residents within the Municipality. Citi News rsquo; Umaru Sanda Amadu who visited the Municipality said more than two teams had been formed comprising immigration officers and the Ghana Health Service to undertake the contact tracing and further test some of the residents who fall within the mandatory testing category.

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Authorities in Ethiopia should immediately and unconditionally release journalist Yayesew Shimelis and cease detaining journalists without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On March 27, federal police arrested Yayesew at a relative rsquo;s home in the town of Legetafo, according to media reports and two of the journalist rsquo;s friends, who spoke to CPJ on condition of anonymity, citing fear that they may face retaliation affecting their employment.

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Government has deployed a National Information Contact Centre to facilitate the provision of information on COVID-19 and other related matters. Persons who would like to be tested for COVID-19 have been urged to contact the National Emergency Contact number, 112.

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Parliament has passed the Corporate Insolvency Bill, 2019 to provide a framework for the regulation of insolvency practitioners and facilitate access to timely, efficient and impartial insolvency proceedings either directly or through the creditor 39;s committees.

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The Ghana Armed Forces on Wednesday said it has withdrawn the soldier who allegedly assaulted a civilian back to the barracks for further investigation. General Officer Commanding Southern Command, Kpeshie, Brigadier General A.Y.

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For some undisciplined persons the ongoing lockdown is a period to be indiscipline. Yesterday at Sapeiman a group of cops on lockdown duty chanced upon a group of young men drinking alcohol beverages and smoking wee at a spot.

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Some 43 persons who had come into contact with the first Covid-19 patient in the Upper West region have been traced, identified and placed under surveillance for effective monitoring, the regional minister, Hafiz Bin Salih has disclosed.

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