Tag Archives: COVID-19

Covid-19: Kenyans moved by widow cooking stones for children

Kenyans have rallied to the aid of a widow filmed cooking stones for her eight children to make them believe she was preparing food for them. Peninah Bahati Kitsao, who lives in Mombasa, hoped they would fall asleep while they waited for their meal. She used to wash laundry locally but such work is hard to come by now as …

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More than 12 million Italian workers have requested coronavirus emergency funds

A total of 12.4 million workers in Italy have asked for emergency funds offered by the government through the “Cura Italia” (Heal Italy) decree. As of Monday, the National Social Security Institute (INPS) said in a tweet it has received 4,740,000 applications for the 600 euros ($652) Covid-19 indemnity, and 7,730,493 others applied for the wage guarantee funds and for …

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Zoom Lion Donates GH¢ 100,000.00 to Covid-19 trust fund

Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL) has presented GH¢ 100,000.00 to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund. The donation, which was made by officials of Zoomlion, took place on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 at the Ministry of Information, Accra. The donation was made by the Corporate Affairs Manager, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Mr Daniel Ohene Obeng, and a Communications Officer, ZGL, Mr Jeff Tetteh. …

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Will T.B. Joshua find answers to Covid-19 on Prayer Mountain?

Renowned Evangelist, Temitope Balogun Joshua, commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua, leader of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, has once again visited the prayer mountain to commune with the Almighty God for answers to the dreaded Covid-19. Photos of the prophet are all over social media where he is seen up the mountains with his Bible ready for …

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‘I Calls For Truthful & Accurate Covid-19 Media Reportage’- President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has admonished all media practitioners in the country to continue to ensure that their reportage on the Coronavirus pandemic is truthful and accurate. Describing the media as “a formidable ally”, President Akufo-Addo noted that the media has so far been helpful in the informing and educating the citizenry about the pandemic, …

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‘No Mask, No Entry’ RESEC to enforce Law in Greater Accra Region

As part of measures to prevent several spread of the COVID-19 in the Greater Accra Region, the regional security council (RESEC) has put in place various strategies that are expected to be strictly abide by all residents. According to the Regional Minister, education and sentisation on wearing of face masks will also instensify so as to ensure that the people …

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Can my partner or family member be nearby when I give birth?

While policies vary by country, Cadée believes women should have someone nearby to support them, as long as the proper precautions are taken, such as wearing a mask while in the delivery room and washing their hands. “We are finding that in certain countries people are not being allowed to be with women, and that is worrying me. I can …

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Video: Colombia Police mimick the viral Ghanaian Pallbearers video

The trendy/viral pallbearers video made in Ghana has been mimicked by Colombia Police in exhibition to encourage its citizens to abide the “Stay At Home” regulations by Authorities. A media company spotted a footage of the “copycat” video during the performance; “Colombia Police mimick the viral Ghanaian funeral performers in an exhibition that encourages its citizens to obey the “Stay …

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COVID-19: Some staff of Tema General Hospital threaten to leave post over Covid-19

Some staff of the Tema General Hospital are threatening to leave post as management conceals information on their colleagues who have tested positive to Corinvirus. The Tema General Hospital is one of the designated national treatment centres for the COVID-19. According to the workers, management of the hospital is endangering their lives because they are concealing information on their colleagues …

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COVID-19: Sex workers suffer during social distancing in India

Director of the All India Network of Sex Workers, Amit Kumar told the media that sex workers in India have went to villages due to the current situation. Those who are still in New Delhi are facing a dire outlook, he said . “Many of them have nothing to eat,” Kumar said. “There are some arrangements made by government for …

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