COVID-19 and Koku the undertaker

Accra, Aug. 11, GNA - It is midday on Thursday and Koku has packed his sewing machine. He must dash to the mortuary to start his weekend job. The job as an undertaker has gradually robbed him of his first love-tailoring, as the 18-year old now hangs around mortuaries for jobs in embalming dead bodies for ‘quick money’. Embalming, which is part of the works of undertakers,...

Aug 11, 2020 at 7:12pm

AITI and affiliate develops Nyansapo operating system for schools and public

Ho, Aug 11, GNA - The Advanced Information Technology Institute of the Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Centre of Excellence (AITI-KACE) is living by its billing for developing a home-built software for use targeting especially Basic and Senior High Schools across the country. The AITI-KACE Centre, Ghana Centre for Free and Open Source Software has therefore completed its first indigenous digital...

Aug 11, 2020 at 3:45pm

Wake up everybody: Preparing for the next Global Emergency

Accra, Aug 10, GNA - The ‘Step Up, Scale Up, Scale Out’© campaign. The campaign is founded on the belief that African companies – those born and bred on the continent – have the potential to step up, scale up and scale out, both within and beyond their borders, in a post-pandemic world to help make their countries and the continent more self-sufficient and better prepared to weather future...

Aug 10, 2020 at 7:48pm

Oga! Gone, but not forgotten

Accra, Aug. 10, GNA –“And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, behold… “God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” Revelation 21:3-4. Family, friends and colleagues of the late Edward Yao Ameyibor, a former Chief Editor of the...

Aug 10, 2020 at 7:46pm

Changing face of Ridge Hospital

Accra, Aug. 10, GNA - The Greater Accra Regional Hospital is back! It is arguably the first choice health facility for people in Accra, now. The facility, established in 1928, and situated in the Osu-Klottey Sub-Metro in the national capital, was almost written off until 2014, when Government of Ghana initiated a two phase project to give it a facelift with the provision of a 620- bed-facility...

Aug 10, 2020 at 7:30pm

The rise and fall of Face Shield on the Ghanaian market

Kumasi, Aug 10, GNA - The plastic face shield was a ‘hot’ commodity in Ghana within May, June, and early parts of July. This was as a result of the continuous increases in the number of infections and the difficulties by people to wear the nose masks for longer hours. This compelled many people to switch to the face shield and thereby, raising its popularity and demand...

Aug 10, 2020 at 4:57pm