Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Ghana reopens places of worship, schools despite surge in Covid-19 cases

Must read

Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years

Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company's co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on...

Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games...

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal...
Isaac Kaledzihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Kaledzi
Isaac Kaledzi is an experienced and award winning journalist from Ghana. He has worked for several media brands both in Ghana and on the International scene. Isaac Kaledzi is currently serving as an African Correspondent for DW.
- Advertisement -

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo has announced the reopening of places of worship effective June 5, 2020.

In a televised address on Sunday, President Akufo-Addo said the country now has control of the current pandemic.

He said due to the data available to him easing the many restrictions that have placed on human activities since March this year has become necessary.

For religious activities, he said gatherings would be limited to 100 people, with worshipers observing social distancing, wearing of facemasks and disinfecting their hands by washing them with soap and water and using hand sanitizers.

He warned that such places of worship will have to carry out each session of their services within a period of one hour.

- Advertisement -

President Akufo Addo has also announced that schools will be reopened especially for final year students across all levels of education.

Classes would have to be limited to 25 people at a go, according to him in his address.

Ghana has so far recorded 8070 cases of the coronavirus, with 36 deaths and over 2000 people confirmed to have recovered.

- Advertisement -

 

 

Source: Africafeeds.com

- Advertisement -

More articles

- Advertisement -

Latest article

Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years

Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company's co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on...

Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games...

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal...

Man with snails, ‘prekese’ in luggage from Ghana detained at JFK Airport

A man was detained briefly last week after arriving at JFK Airport with luggage full of snails, dried beef, turkey berry, carrot, oxtail, medicinal...
- Advertisement -