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Kwame Bonsu shines as Esperance beat Saudi side Abha in preseason friendly

Ghanaian midfielder Kwame Bonsu looks to have easily settled at new club Esperance de Tunis after earning his side a penalty in their preseason friendly against Saudi Arabian side Abha. The ex-Asante Kotoko midfielder won a penalty in the 37th minute as the Blood and Golds...

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Astro Turf: Kyebi, Madina and Walewale to be completed by mid-October

The Zongo and Inner City Development Minister has said the Kyebi, Madina and Walewale communities will have their Astro Turfs projects completed latest by mid-October. Dr Mustapha Hamid told Joy News Monday that the contractors missed January 2019 completion date because of some changes to the...

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PUWU faults government for suspending PDS deal

The Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU) has jumped to the defence of Power Distribution Services (PDS), describing the government’s suspension of the concessionaire agreement as unfortunate. PUWU has also criticised government’s decision to freeze PDS accounts following the detection of potential fraud in Payment Securities (Demand...

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Old students of St John’s Grammar SHS commission new health facility at school

The old students of St John's Grammar senior high school (JOSA) have commissioned a state-of-the-art sickbay to meet the health needs of students. This project, according to the president of JOSA, Emmanuel Quarshie, was birth after three old students saw the unpleasant state of the old...

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Founders’ Day celebration: 4 reasons why Akufo-Addo must be applauded

Ghana on August 5, 2019, marks a holiday in celebrating her founding fathers who toiled to gain independence for the country. The founding fathers were Ebenezer Ako Adjei, Edward Akufo-Addo, Joseph Boakye Danquah, Kwame Nkrumah, Emmanuel Obetsebi-Lamptey, William Ofori Atta. Before coming to power in 2016,...

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Tema GJA condemns assault of Daily Graphic reporter

The Tema branch of the Ghana Journalists Association has called for a full-scale investigation into the assault of a Daily Graphic reporter, Della Russell Ocloo, on Sunday at Sakumono. She was assaulted by some agitated members of the Glorious Way Church when she covered protests against...

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Hon. Pius Enam Hadzide won the hearts of Chicago’s Ghanafest 2019 attendees

The Deputy Minister of information, Honorable Pius Enam Hadzide, became the toast of many attendees of the largest and most remarkable Ghanaian cultural festival in the diaspora, Chicago’s Ghanafest™? as he wowed the attendees with spectacular dance moves. Deputy Minister Hadzide, took on a challenge by...

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PDS debacle won’t affect jobs, salaries – Oppong Nkrumah

The Minister of Information, Oppong Nkrumah has said the suspension of the Power Distribution Services (PDS) concession agreement will not negatively affect employees. Mr. Oppong Nkrumah made this known when he was asked whether the workers of PDS are safe. The Minister responded in the affirmative,...

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I was nearly lynched over Badu Kobi – injured Daily Graphic journalist speaks

Dela Russel Ocloo, a journalist with the state-owned Daily Graphic Newspaper who was arrested last Sunday after being harassed at Headquarters of the Glorious Wave Church International at Sakumono has spoken. According to her, she was nearly lynched by irate church members of the founder, Prophet...

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Akufo-Addo promises interchange at Nungua, dualization of Beach Road

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced plans by the government to construct an interchange at Nungua in Accra as part of a major expansion project in the Teshie and Nungua areas which to a large extent serve residents within the Tema metropolis. The president made the announcement...

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I’m not a Father Christmas – Ex IGP Kudalor

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) John Kudalor believes his donation of some 100 plastic chairs to the Agona East constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) shouldn’t make him a Father Christmas. According to him, people should not misconstrue his generous donation to mean that...

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Photos of Akufo-Addo’s ‘fearsome’ bodyguard hit the internet

President Akufo-Addo has beefed up his personal security by including two military men to his security detail. The President’s latest additions are reportedly from the Infantry Special Forces of the Ghana Armed Forces. The two soldiers were spotted around the President's vehicle when he arrived for...

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Please, tell me, what has Ghana done to deserve this?

This treatise ‘grubs’ into the distinct Bible verses from both the Old and New Testaments, which talk about false prophets and their self-expansiveness and the need for their followers to be on their guard. The influx of the so-called Men of God and their revoltingly ugly...

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NPP US appoints Agyekum-Wallace as Communication’s Director

The United States branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has appointed Josephine Agyekum-Wallace as its Acting Director of Communications. It follows the exit of Kofi Tonto, the immediate past Communications Director of the branch who has now been appointed Head of Communications and Public Relations...

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‘Think about your dead church with empty seats’ – Appietus fires back at Badu Kobi

Appietus has hit back at Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi for saying his career as a music producer is dead. According to Appietus, Badu Kobi should rather focus on resurrecting his dead church and not worrying about his career, which is doing just fine. The two have...

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CAF Champions League: Fatawu, Yacouba missing as Kotoko name squad for Kano Pillars clash

Asante Kotoko coach Kjetil Zachariassen has named a 23-man squad for their CAF Champions League first leg clash against Nigerian side Kano Pillars. The squad will leave Kumasi for Accra on Monday before continuing their journey to Nigeria in midweek. However, conspicuously missing from the squad...

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John Kudalor supports NDC 2020 agenda

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP), John Kudalor, has ‘turned back’ the hands of time to the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Mr. Kudalor was appointed IGP by former President John Mahama. And as Mr. Mahama leads the NDC into the 2020 general election as an opposition...

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Kwame Nkrumah is not the only founder and the UGCC’s 4th August can’t be the date

For starters, neither the UGCC nor the CPP symbolise our first organised pursuit of the freedoms and independence of the citizens of what we call Ghana today. It is unfortunate that citizens today continue feasting on the divisive disagreements and egoistic wars between our freedom fighters....

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22-year-old Ghanaian arrested for scamming Amazon $370,000

A 22-year-old Ghanaian domicile in Spain has been arrested for allegedly scamming Amazon $370,000 by sending return packages filled with dirt. James Gilbert Kwarteng is accused of ordering items from Amazon, taking out the original content and returning the boxes filled with dirt. He received a...

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Graphic reporter attacked, arrested at Badu Kobi’s Church at Sakumono

A reporter with the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), Ms Della Russell Ocloo, on Sunday escaped being physically attacked by some agitated members of the Glorious Way Church owned by Prophet Badu Kobi at Sakumono Unable to physically attack her for what they described as ‘intrusion’,...

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Parliament goes on recess

Members of Parliament (MPs) went on recess last Friday night after 42 sittings in the Second Meeting of the Third Session of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic. The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, who was in the chair for the closing...

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NDC, CPP kick against celebration of Founders’ Day

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the Convention People’s Party (CPP) have kicked against the celebration of August 4 as Founders’ Day. They said it amounted to a revision of the country’s history For the NDC it has assured Ghanaians that August 4 will be expunged...

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Resign honourably else you’ll be disgraced in 2020 – Osofo Kyiri Abosom tells Akufo-Addo

Rev. Christian Kwabena Andrews, who styles himself as Osofo Kyiri Abosom has warned of disaster, embarrassment and ridicule for President Akufo-Addo should he decide to seek reelection in the 2020 elections Osofo Kyiri Bosom who claims to be in constant touch with God said President Akufo-Addo...

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‘Satanic Forces’ hack myjoyonline; threaten to expose corrupt politicians

It seems the way to fight corruption lately in Ghana is through hacking various news portals as myjoyonline.com, has joined the league of websites affected by these faceless hackers. The hacker named “Satanic forces” has used the medium to send a strong warning to politicians engaged...

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12 Nigerians arrested after holding woman hostage

Twelve (12) Nigerians have been arrested at Weija in the Greater Accra Region for holding a 20-year-old woman hostage. The suspects were arrested after the father of the victim lodged a complaint with the police after his daughter went missing for days. The suspects, according to...

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3 kidnapped Takoradi girls not dead – Key suspect insists

Chief mastermind of the three kidnapped Takoradi girls, Samuel Udoetuk-Wills insists that the victims are still alive and are in the Nigeria where they were taken to. He told police interrogators that the human parts found in a septic tank at his former residence could not...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Tottenham have agreed a £58m deal for Giovani Lo Celso with Real Betis. Glenn Middleton will undergo a Hibernian medical on Monday ahead of loan move from Rangers. Everton's £10m-rated defender Mason Holgate is at the centre of a three-way fight between...

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Opambour Ebenezer finally reacts to Badu Kobi’s ethnocentric comments

The head pastor of Ebenezer Miracle Worship Centre, Reverend Opambour Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom popularly known as Prophet One has finally reacted to Prophet Badu Kobi’s disrespectful and tribalistic comments against some tribes in Ghana. According to Opambour, it’s really unfortunate that Prophet Badu Kobi made such...

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NDC parliamentary aspirant dies days to party primaries

National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary aspirant for the Ashaiman Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Emmanuel Max-Voy has died. MyNewsGh.com confirmed that he died at the Ridge Hospital at about 11pm on Sunday August 4, 2019 where he was on admission receiving treatment. Sources say the...

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Rise above partisanship – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admonished Ghanaians to rise above partisan considerations and set the records straight by recognising the collective effort that gained us independence from colonial rule. He said it was unfortunate that six decades after independence, the history of events, from the...

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