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Coronavirus: Inter Milan's Kwadwo Asamoah sends message to affected victims in Ghana
Sporting News on MSN.com - 3/27/2020 8:29:07 PM
Inter Milan's Kwadwo Asamoah has shown his support for the people of Ghana affected by the coronavirus. The pandemic has affected more than half a million people globally. Ghana has recorded 136 cases and four deaths,

Coronavirus: Why Ghana has gone into mourning after mass funeral ban
YAHOO! - 3/26/2020 12:20:00 AM
Funerals in Ghana are well known to be elaborate affairs with specially designed coffins. In our series of letters from African writers, journalist and former Ghana government min

I’m a Black American stuck in Ghana during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Grio - 3/26/2020 11:46:00 PM
U.S. citizen Rashad McCrorey details his story after initially being stranded in Ghana during the COVID-19 pandemic, only to decide his best option to stay.

Coronavirus: Ghana Premier League coach makes bold call for season abrogation
Goal on MSN.com - 3/26/2020 7:06:26 PM
The Eleven Wonders head coach shares his thoughts on the possible future of the top-flight which is currently on hold

Coronavirus and effects on Ghana’s hospitality sector
Ghanaweb.com - 3/28/2020 2:25:00 AM
Ghanaians who didn’t watch the international TV stations are starting to be aware since a few weeks about the Corona Virus. Ghanaians and foreigners in Ghana watching the international news stations are aware for months already that there is a mysterious new disease in China, later in South Korea, Japan, on a cruise ship and after that in ...

Ghana Legalizes Cannabis -- but Only the Hemp Variety
The Motley Fool - 3/23/2020 11:09:00 PM
On Friday, Ghana's parliament passed the Narcotics Control Commission Bill, which will allow the use and cultivation of cannabis for medical and industrial uses -- but only the variety that is better known as hemp. The new law limits the allowable concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the plants -- the substance that gets people ...

Global Effort Under Way to Create African-Print Face Masks for Ghana
Voice of America - 3/27/2020 10:35:00 PM
ACCRA - As cases of COVID-19 increase in Ghana and supplies of face masks dwindle globally, one NGO is collaborating with an international network to create fabric face masks quickly for those in need. American Renae Adam watched local and international orders plummet for the Fairtrade clothing and household goods she sells through a social ...

Ghana Football Association suspends Bechem United coach Danso for 'misconduct'
Ghanaweb.com - 3/28/2020 2:42:00 AM
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has slapped Bechem United head coach Kwaku Danso with a three-match suspension and a fine of GH¢5000 [€800] for "misconduct" during a Premier League match. The punishment is in relation to his behaviour during a matchweek eight clash with Medeama. He was charged on four counts. "Count One indicated that ...

Ghana Legalizes Cannabis For Medicinal And Industrial Uses
High Times - 3/23/2020 10:26:00 PM
The Parliament of Ghana legalized cannabis for industrial and medicinal purposes last week, continuing a trend of marijuana reform on the African continent. With the passage of the Narcotics ...

Ghana Requests Rapid Credit Facility Disbursement to Help Fight the Coronavirus
International Monetary Fund - 3/24/2020 5:31:00 PM
IMF’s African Department director Abebe Aemro Selassie today made the following statement: “Last week, the IMF received Ghana’s request for a disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility to help the country address the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working hard to evaluate the authorities’ request and bring it forward ...