USA delivers critical medical supplies to boost Ghana’s Covid-19 testing capacity

The United States of America (USA) has supported Ghana’s fight against Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, with medical supplies to boost testing in Ghana. On Friday, April 24, 2020, a U.S. Air Force C-130J aircraft from the 86th Airlift Wing in Ramstein Air Base, Germany arrived at Kotoka International Airport to deliver medical supplies to the government of Ghana. The delivery included approximately 2,500 kilograms of medical cargo and supplies provided by the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit Three (NAMRU-3) Ghana Detachment. The medical supplies included ribonucleic…

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Tullow appoints Rahul Dhir as new CEO

Tullow Oil plc has announced the appointment of Rahul Dhir as Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of the Group. A press release by Tullow said, Rahul will take up his appointment from July 1, 2020, and Dorothy Thompson, currently Executive Chair of Tullow, will return to her position as Non-Executive Chair after a limited period of handover.”Rahul brings extensive leadership experience in oil and gas to Tullow,” the release said. Rahul is currently CEO of Delonex Energy, an Africa-focused oil and gas company that he founded in 2013.…

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World Tourism Organisation demands action to secure jobs

The tourism sector is on its knees because all national parks, hospitality industry, among many others, have either shut down completely or are working at about 20 per cent capacity. The situation has caused many job losses in the sector. In the melee, governments across the world have pledged support for the players within that sector in order to save jobs. Unfortunately, there is nothing on the ground to show for that commitment. Ghana situation For instance the National Hospitality Association of Ghana (NHAG) made an urgent appeal to the…

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Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye calls out celebrities living fake lives

Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye has taken to Instagram to criticise celebrities who live fake lives on social media. According to the 37-year-old, a lot of celebrities may drive the best cars but they do not have an apartment of their own. Mike Ezuruonye added that these celebrities who show off are the same ones asking for Covid-19 relief. “You got a G-Wagon and Squatting…Been Impressing The Whole Lagos…Now u need Relief…I Cant deal#fakelifeisexpensive,” he captioned his post.

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Liberia’s Justice Minister Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The health authorities in Liberia have announced that Justice Minister Frank Musa Dean has tested positive for Covid-19 and was receiving treatment in a hospital outside the capital, Monrovia. Mr Dean is quoted in the independent FrontPage Africa newspaper as saying late Sunday night he had been informed by Dr Musoko Fallah, head of the National Public Health Institute (NPHIL), that his Covid-19 test results came back positive. “I am hopeful,” Mr Dean is quoted as saying by the FrontPage Africa newspaper.  “The doctors at the 14 Military Hospital are…

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