COVID-19: First batch of vaccines to arrive today-Oppong Nkrumah

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister-designate for Information has announced the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines for the country will arrive later today. Speaking at the Conference and Donor Presentation for the Sustainable Development of Yendi Municipal Hospital, Oppong Nkrumah said that he attended the program despite having another task connected to the delivery of the […]

Ban on social gatherings: Marriage ceremonies not included– Oppong-Nkrumah

The Minister-designate for Information, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has explained that the reintroduction of a ban on social restrictions as announced by President Akufo-Addo last Sunday, does not include the ban on marriage ceremonies. Rather, he says the social activity of parties and/or receptions associated with occasions such as funerals and marriage ceremonies is what has […]

Airport re-opening: Government defends decision to charge arriving passengers $150 for PCR test

Deputy Health Minister Dr Bernard Okoe Boye has defended government’s decision to charge arriving passengers at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) $150 for Covid-19 test. His strong defence comes after the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC’s) Dr Edward Omane Boamah criticised government for the $150 charge for passengers, accusing it of attempting to cash in […]

‘Your premature demand for an audit of COVID-19 funds will not distract us’ – Info Minister slams NDC MPs

The Information Minister has slammed NDC MPs for demanding an audit into how government expended the Covid-19 Funds. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the request from the opposition into how ¢280.3 million was spent to distribute hot meals to the vulnerable during the lockdown period in parts of the country is only a distraction. “We would […]

COVID-19: Your hard work is crucial in fight – VP Bawumia to staff of COVID-19 Call Centre

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has commended the hardworking staff of the Covid-19 Call Centre for their contributions to the national fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking during a visit to the Centre on Thursday 16th April, 2020 Vice President Bawumia emphasised that the gathering and availability of data has played a significant role […]