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Facebook to connect Ghana to high speed internet in $1bn project

Ghana has been selected among several other African countries to benefit from Facebook’s plan to build a 23,000mile-long cable to bring high-speed internet to the 1.3 billion people living on the continent. The project, dubbed 2Africa, is expected to be completed in 2024. When completed, it will more than triple the total network capacity in […]

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GHANA ELECTED TO SERVE ON WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION EXECUTIVE BOARD

The Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has been elected to serve on the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO).The 34-member Executive Board is composed of technically qualified members who were elected to serve a three-year term. The main functions of the Board were to implement the decisions and policies of the Health […]

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Coronavirus – Africa: The United States is leading the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19

U.S. government agencies are working together to prioritize foreign assistance based on coordination and the potential for impact WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, April 3, 2020/ — The U.S. government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are mobilizing all necessary resources to respond rapidly, both at […]

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Coronavirus – Africa: Millions out of school, jeopardising the future of children in West and Central Africa

While the focus of the COVID 19 response is mainly on health systems, the pandemic is already having a devastating impact on children beyond that LONDON, United Kingdom, April 3, 2020/ — Save the Children fears for the future of millions of children, as more than 120,000,000 children and students are currently out of school […]