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President Akufo Addo Announces A Two-Week Lockdown In Certain Parts Of the Country, Donates 3 Months Salary To Help Fight Covid-19

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President Nana Akuffo-Addo

Ghana’s President His Excellence Nana Akuffo-Addo has address the nation on the updates on government’s strategy to deal with the coved-19 spreads. This is his fourth address to the nation.

The President’s address to deal with the deadly virus outlined the strategies to deal with the spread of the pandemic which has claimed four lives in Ghana and over twenty thousand across the globe.

The announcement of  covid-19 fund, to be managed by an independent Board of Trustees, and chaired by former Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo.

The fund will receive donations and contributions from the public to assist the welfare of the needy and the vulnerable.

“I have directed the Controller General to pay my next three salaries i.e April, May and June into this fund. Let me also thank from the bottom of my heart, the church, financial institutions and indivudlas who’ve  already made donations to help in this fight,” he said.

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Summary of the Restrictions Imposed on Selected Areas in Ghana by Government for  two weeks.

1.President Akufo-Addo has announced that effective Monday, 30th March, 2020 at 1 am under the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012), there will be restrictions on movement of persons in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA, which include Awutu Senya East ), and the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area and contiguous districts, for a period of two (2) weeks or 14 days  subject to review. 

2.In Greater Accra, the following areas will be affected:

– Accra Metropolis

-Tema Metropolis

-Tema West 

-Kpone Katamanso

-Krowor 

-Ledzokuku 

-Adentan 

– Ashiaman 

La-Nkwantanang-Madina

-La-Dade-Kotopon

-Okaikwei North 

-Ablekuma North

-Ablekuma West

-Ablekuma Central

-Ayawaso East

-Ayawaso North

-Ayawaso West 

-Ayawaso Central

-Ga North

-Ga West

-Ga South 

-Ga Central

Ga East

-Korle-Klottey 

-Weija/Gbawe

-Awutu Senya East

3.In the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area  the following areas are affected:

*Kumasi Metropolis; 

*Asokwa

* Suame

*Old Tafo 

*Oforikrom 

*Asokore Mampong 

*Kwadaso 

*Atwima Nwabiagya 

*Kwabre East

*Ejisu

*Afigya-Kwabre South 

*Bosomtwe 

*Atwima Kwanwoma 

*Atwima Nwabiagya North   

4.This means that everyone resident in these areas must stay at home for the next two weeks or 14 days,  However, if you must go out, it must only be to get essential items such as food, water, medicine, undertake banking transactions, or to use public toilet facilities. But, as much as possible, stay at, h.ome.

5.There shal l be, during this period, no inter-city movement of vehicles and aircraft for private or commercial purposes for the areas of the restrictive measures, except for vehicles and aircrafts providing essential services and those carrying cargo. 

6.-Riders of motorbikes are not allowed to carry any additional person, and all intra-city passenger vehicles, such as trotros and taxis, must reduce the number of passengers in order to observe appropriate social distancing and hygiene protocols. 

7. All commercial vehicle stations shall observe appropriate hygiene protocols and social distancing.

8.Individuals and institutions providing the following services shall be exempted from the restrictions:

-Members of the Executive, Legislature and the Judiciary;

-Production, distribution and marketing of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, medicine, paper and plastic packages.

-Environmental and sanitation activities;

-VALCO staff

-Road and Railway

construction workers; 

-Mining workers;

-Fisherfolk;

-Members of the security agencies assigned lawful duties;

-The staff of electricity, water, telecommunications, e-commerce and digital service providers; and

-Fuel stations staff.

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Frederick Nuetei Nortey known professionally as Frederick Nortey is a Ghanaian Celebrity Blogger and publicist.He founded fredericknuetei.com an entertainment website and blog that primarily publishes news about Ghanaian Celebrities.

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Kamelyeon meets Yaw Grey with “Rainbow EP” at Purple Pub this Saturday

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Kamelyeon meets Yaw Grey with “Rainbow EP” at Purple Pub this Saturday

Dancehall artiste, Kamelyeon, joins Afrobeats Singer, Yaw Grey, this Saturday, December 5, 2020 for his “Afrocan” Album launch.

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Kamelyeon who released his 6-tracked “Rainbow” EP in November 13th I’ll be supporting his Senior Colleague with a performance at the launch. Time for the event is 8:00pm at the Purple Pub at Danquah Circle, Osu — Accra. Camidoh, Obibini, CJ Biggerman and others are also expected to grace the occasion.

Read More: I find it funny when people criticize Osebor’s fashion sense – broadcaster KKD

Take a listen to “Rainbow” EP by Kamelyeon here: https://mipromo.ffm.to/kamelyeon-rainbowFollow him on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter @RealKamelyeon

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Kofi Jamar’s “Ekorso” now number 1 on Apple Music Top 100 songs in Ghana

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Kofi Jamar’s “Ekorso” now number 1 on Apple Music Top 100 songs in Ghana

GADOne Records signee rapper Kofi Jamar has released a hip hop jam titled “Ekorso”. 

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The song is really topping charts and setting records in many countries across Africa and Europe. Kofi Jamar released his “Ekorso” hip hop jam on November 27, 2020 and its still in the trends. The song was ranked 8th on Apple Music Ghana top 100 songs and its now number 1 on Apple Music. 

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The hard work he put in this particular project “Ekorso” was something different. He featured another dope rapper like Ypee and Yaw Tog from the Kumerica Invasion project. For all you need to know about how well the song is trending, fredericknuetei.com presents to you as captured below: 

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