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Oh EC, But Why?

QUOTE: “The Electoral Commission (EC) has corrected the total valid votes put out during the declaration of results on December 9 [2020]. EC Chairperson, Jean Mensa, [had] declared the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo, as the President-elect, based on a total of 13,433,573 valid votes […]

Business Diaspora

Trump’s panned payroll tax deferral is mandatory for 2.2 million federal employees and military members

An estimated 2.2 million federal workers and military members cannot opt-out of the temporary payroll tax deferral ordered by President Trump, meaning that they will see larger paychecks through the end of the year but smaller paychecks early next year. Employers generally have the ability to opt-out of the deferred payroll tax, […]

Health

WHO acknowledges ‘evidence’ of airborne transmission of coronavirus

Source: pulse.com.gh The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged the possibility of an airborne spread of the novel Coronavirus. The WHO previously held that the virus only spreads through small droplets expelled from the nose and mouth of an infected person. However, on Tuesday the Geneva-based organisation acknowledged “evidence emerging” of airborne […]

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The difference between Quarantine and Isolation:

Introduction Isolation and quarantine help protect the public by preventing exposure to people who have or may have a contagious disease. Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick. Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see […]

Health

Akufo-Addo goes into self quarantine after exposure to person with coronavirus

Source: www.ghanaweb.com President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is going into a 14-day self-quarantine after getting exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. “On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a 14-day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with COVID-19 protocols,” Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the […]

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Baby harvesting: Susan Clinic shuts down

source:ghanaweb.com Susan Clinic, a private health centre, owned by Dr. Hope Mensah Quashie, who is said to be involved in “baby harvesting/human trafficking”, has been “shut down”. The facility, located at Mataheko-Lartehbiokorshie, looked deserted with no human activity when the Ghana News Agency (GNA), visited on Thursday at about 1000 […]

Diaspora

Georgette Djaba is dead

source:ghanaweb.com A daughter of renowned politician and former Convention People’s Party activist, Henry Kojo Djaba has passed on. According to a mynewsgh.com report, Georgette Ami Dede Djaba died from complications of the fast-spreading pandemic after coming down from the UK to the country to spend the yuletide. More details surrounding […]

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IGP instructed to ensure rigorous enforcement of mask wearing at all public places

Source: www.ghanaweb.com President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed the IGP James Oppong Boanuh to deploy police officers to enforce the directive of compulsory mask-wearing at public places. He made this known in his 22nd update to the nation on measures his government has put in place to fight the novel Coronavirus on Sunday, January […]

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LIVESTREAMED: Akufo-Addo’s 22nd address to the nation on measures to fight coronavirus

Source: www.ghanaweb.com President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo delivered his 22nd update to the nation on the measures his government is taking to combat the spread of the novel COVID-19 among Ghanaians. The President’s 22nd update comes after Ghana recorded its first two cases of COVID-19 in March 2020. This is also President Akufo-Addo’s first televised update after […]