Mac Manu, Carlos Ahenkorah at Korle Bu ICU after testing positive for coronavirus

Peter Mac Manu, the campaign manager for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2020 general elections and Carlos Ahenkorah, a Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry have been admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after allegedly testing positive for COVID-19. According to reports gathered by GhanaWeb, many government officials have tested […]

COVID-19: Zoom wins big, posts US$328.3m in revenue just in 1Q 2020 – IT Expert

Mr Philemon Kwame Ankomah, Chief Information Security Officer with the Bank of Africa has revealed that Zoom conferencing has been the biggest winner following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic across the globe. He said the pandemic has forced almost everybody to conduct meetings and business engagements via online platforms such as Zoom. He revealed […]

Do not self-medicate newly found life-saving coronavirus drug – Physician Anesthesiologist warns

The discovery of the common steroid dexamethasone as a treatment for coronavirus has been hailed as a “major breakthrough” but a Ghanaian Physician Anesthesiologist has warned against self-medicating the cheap and widely available drug.  Having been available for decades, relatively cheap and readily available, Dr Nana Dadzie Ghansah of the Anesthesia Associates of Lexington says even […]

Just in: NHIA Boss tests positive for COVID-19

The chief executive officer of the National Health Insurance Authority, Dr Lydia Dsane-Selby, has tested positive for COVID-19, Asaaseradio.com can report. Dr Dsane-Selby, who is currently in self-isolation, told Caroline Sampson that she got to know her status on Sunday. She was speaking in an interview on her Ten-To-One show on Asaase Radio 99.5 on Tuesday. She said she has since reached out to […]

EC must learn from Health Minister’s COVID-19 positive status; new register is a recipe for mass infection-PNC

The Peoples’ National Convention (PNC) is calling on the Electoral Commission to rethink its decision to compile a new voters register for the 2020 elections. The Party, in a statement signed by its National Chairman Bernard Mornah said the fact that the Minister for Health, the Hon, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has tested positive for the […]

Tanzania: COVID-19 has been eliminated through Prayers-President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has declared the country “coronavirus-free” thanks to prayers by citizens. “The corona disease has been eliminated thanks to God,” Mr Magufuli told worshippers in a church in the capital, Dodoma. The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern over the government’s strategy on Covid-19. The government has stopped publishing data on […]