Tag Archives: Ghana

African Leaders Mourn The Death Of Ghana’s Former President Jerry Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings, a former Ghanaian president on Thursday died of suspected COVID-19 complications at 73. Ghanaians and African leaders immediately started paying tribute to the Flight Lieutenant, remembering him for Bond as well as his great leadership skills. Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, in his condolence message to the government and people of Ghana, said the…

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Ghana’s Ex-President Jerry Rawlings Dies Of Complications From COVID-19

Jerry Rawlings, a former Ghanaian President President who launched a massive anti-corruption campaign that purged the nation of corrupt political elements, died Tuesday from complications of COVID-19. According to multiple reports from local media, the development comes less than a month after he buried his mother. He was aged 73. Rawlings, who is one of the most…

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COVID-19: Ghana To Reopen International Airport From September 1st

After five months, Ghana has announced the reopening of its international airport but with new regulations in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the president confirmed on Tuesday. Kotoka International Airport, located outside the capital Accra, was closed in March along with other border points in a bid to contain the virus in the West…

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Nigeria Condemns Harassment Of Citizens In Ghana, Says It Won’t Be Tolerated

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has called out Ghana’s harassment of Nigerian business owners and residents. In a statement signed by him, he noted the Federal Government is deeply concerned by the incessant harassment and the progressive acts of hostility towards the country by Ghanaian authorities and will no longer tolerate it. As…

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FG Condemns Forceful Closure Of Nigerian Businesses In Ghana, Considers Retaliatory Actions

The Federal Government has said it may consider retaliatory actions following the harassment and sudden closure of the business premises belonging to Nigerians by the Ghanaian government. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama while faulting authorities said it might drag them to the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States if…

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D’Banj’s Ex-Manager, Franklin Amudo Breaks Silence Over Rape Allegation

Franklin Amudo, the former manager D’Banj has recounted his version of events regarding the ongoing rape allegation involving the popular muisc star and fast-rising model/influencer, Miss Seyitan Babatayo. In a new interview with GoldMynetv, Franklin said he was the one who invited Seyitan to an event in Lagos where D’Banj attended and performed on December 30, 2018. According to him,…

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4.0 Magnitude Earth Tremor Hits Parts Of Ghana’s Capital Accra

Residents of the Greater Accra and Central Region of Ghana have been left bewildered after these environs experienced moderate earthquakes yesterday. The phenomenon which took place in the West African country at about 10:40 pm on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, occurred three times in the space of 10 minutes. Many residents reported on social media that they felt their houses shaking on Wednesday…

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Coronavirus: Ghana Boasts Of Recording Lowest Death Rate Globally

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has described the rate of death in country amongst COVID-19 confirmed cases as one of the lowest in Africa and the world, SaharaReporters reports. Akufo-Addo reportedy made this known while delivering an address during a virtual Eid ul Fitr prayers led by the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Sharubutu, in Accra.…

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Ghanaian Pastor Arrested For Reportedly Conducting Service Despite Government’s Ban

The arrest of a Ghanaian head pastor has gone viral on social media after being caught defying the ban on public gatherings in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. According to Pulse Ghana, Apostle Kofi Nkrumah Sarkodie was arrested by the Ashanti Regional Police Command for holding a church service at Open Arms Ministries…

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