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Location: Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo
Capital: Accra
Population: 23,478,000
Independence Day: 6 March 1957 (from UK)
Date Joined: 1957
Currency: Cedi (GHC)
Total Area: 238,540 sq km
Languages: English (official), African languages (including Akan, Moshi-Dagomba, Ewe, and Ga)
Head of the Government: President HE Nana Akufo-Addo (since 7 January 2017)
Web site: http://ghana.gov.gh
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Name: Atsu Sikanku
Email: atsu@yocomm.com

Liberia vice president flies to Ghana for medical treatment

Liberia’s vice president and former first lady, Jewel Howard-Taylor, has been flown to Ghana to for medical treatment after developing “respiratory complications,” her office said in a statement. Howard-Taylor flew out of Liberia on Tuesday following a four-day stay at a private medical facility in Monrovia, her press officer Solomon Ware told The Associated Press. The Monrovia-based clinic recommended her transfer to a more advanced healthcare facility abroad after she had been stabilized, he said.

News Source:washingtonpost
News Type:News Published date: 14-August-2020

Ghana's President Self-Isolates After COVID-19 Exposure

Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo, is on a 14-day self-isolation after "at least one person within his close circle tested positive for Covid-19." A statement signed by the Information Minister, Kojo Nkrumah, on Saturday, July 4, indicated the move is in compliance with COVID-19 protocols and follows the advice of doctors. "On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a fourteen (14) day precautionary self- isolation measure

News Source:allafrica
News Type:News Published date: 05-July-2020

Ghana health minister tests positive for Covid-19

President Nana Akufo-Addo said the country’s health minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is in a stable condition after contracting the new coronavirus. “Let us wish our hardworking minister for health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, a speedy recovery from the virus, which he contracted in the line of duty,” Akufo-Addo said in an broadcast, giving an update on the pandemic situation in Ghana. The health minister, who has been leading the public education on

News Source:africanews
News Type:News Published date: 16-June-2020

Ghana, Akufo-Addo get standing ovation at George Floyd memorial service in US

Ghana and president Akufo-Addo got a special mention and a standing ovation during George Floyd’s funeral service on Tuesday. The family of the murdered African-American expressed their gratitude to Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana for mourning with them. A resolution read by social impact leader and CEO of Ivy Inc. Ivy McGregor appreciated the Ghana’s solidarity with the family.

News Source:myjoyonline
News Type:News Published date: 11-June-2020

George Floyd memorial 'thwarted' in Ghana, protest leader arrested

Dozens of anti-racism protesters in Ghana’s capital Accra, held a vigil Saturday following the death of George Floyd. The unarmed black man, George Floyd, died after Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes. But the peaceful gathering turned into a protest when the police arrested the group’s leader Ernesto Yeboah. He has since been released on bail. Ernesto Yeboah,

News Source:africanews
News Type:News Published date: 10-June-2020

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