Archive for month January, 2021

  • January 17, 2021

    Archie Lyndhurst:...

    CBBC star Archie Lyndhurst, the son of Only Fools and Horses actor Nicholas Lyndhurst, died in his sleep from a brain haemorrhage, his mother has said. Lucy Lyndhurst said a second post-mortem exam had revealed his death was caused by a condition called Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma/Leukaemia. She described Archie as...

  • January 17, 2021

    UN peacekeeper...

    UN mission in the country says rebels ambushed soldiers carrying out a security operation in Grimari. One peacekeeper was killed in an ambush by rebels near the town of Grimari in the Central African Republic (CAR), as deadly violence continues after a disputed election last month. Two other soldiers were...

  • January 17, 2021

    The Post...

    The young boxing prospect, Isaac Dogboe, the British-Ghanaian professional boxer nicknamed, the “Royal Storm”, has put his fans and Ghanaians in fears that the youngster is probably contemplating suicide. This is owing to his latest social media activity that suggests that he is somewhat depressed and needs some help of...

  • January 17, 2021

    Armed group...

    Residents, government troops flee as an armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in an attack claimed by ISIL. Government troops and hundreds of residents have been forced to flee after an armed group overran a town and captured a military base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state in...

  • January 17, 2021

    ‘Batwoman’ gets...

      After a first season that never quite got off the ground creatively, “Batwoman” announced that original star Ruby Rose would be leaving but that the series would hang around without her. The contortions necessary to arrange that baton (or Batarang) pass mostly fizzle in the opening episodes, fueling a sense that this CW...

  • January 17, 2021

    Uganda: Yoweri...

    Uganda’s long-time President Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected, electoral officials say, amid accusations of vote rigging by his main rival Bobi Wine. Mr Museveni won almost 59% of the vote, with Bobi Wine trailing with about 35%, the Electoral Commission said. Bobi Wine, a former pop star, earlier vowed to...

  • January 17, 2021

    Cardi B...

    Cardi B is ready for Hollywood, the rapper is set to make her movie star debut in the upcoming Paramount movie titled ‘Assisted Living’. Cardi previously had a cameo appearance in the Jennifer Lopez hit film Hustlers, but this will be her first lead role. According to Variety, the 28-year-old will star in the comedy as...

  • January 17, 2021

    Mama Zimbi...

    Ghanaian television and radio broadcast journalist, Akumaa Mama Zimbi also known professionally as Dr. Joyce Dongotey-Padi has been adjudged the media personality of the year. She won the award at the maiden edition of Ghana Entertainment Choice Awards held in Accra on Friday, January 15, 2021. Mama Zimbi was presented...

  • January 17, 2021

    Shamed Love...

    SHAMED Love Island star Zara Holland risks breaching Covid rules again by not using a mask at her family’s workplace. It comes just days after the former beauty queen’s release in ­Barbados for flouting pandemic laws there.   Mask-free Zara, 25, was snapped carrying clothing in and out of the distribution...

  • January 17, 2021

    Ashanti Region...

    The Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has disclosed that the region has seen a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases following the confirmation of 55 new cases in one week. As a means of stemming the spread, the Directorate is set to begin massive contact tracing, Regional Director...

  • January 17, 2021

    NDC legal...

    The National Democratic Congress (NDC) legal team is advocating for a change in the composition of the panel that will hear the substantive matters in the 2020 election petition currently before it. According to the Director of Legal Affairs of the NDC, Abraham Amaliba, the exercise of the discretion by...

  • January 17, 2021

    Akufo-Addo scraps...

    Almost all the ministries created when President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo assumed office on 7 January 2017 to help establish and give focus to his priority projects are set to be collapsed into existing ones, Asaaseradio.com can confirm. Seven specialised ministries plus Ministers of State were created in addition to what are known as...

  • January 17, 2021

    Roads Ministry...

    The Ministry of Roads and Highway wants Ghanaians to ignore calls by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Caucus in Parliament for an abrogation of the Accra – Tema Motorway expansion contract. According to the Ministry, the concerns raised by the caucus do not “represent the accurate status of the contract”....

  • January 17, 2021

    Government to...

    Former Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Bernard Oko Boye has hinted of a major crackdown on persons who fail to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols soon. Ghana has recorded a rise in COVID-19 cases, a situation attributed to a breakdown in adherence during the festive season. President Akufo-Addo in his addresses to...

  • January 17, 2021

    Noguchi Probes...

    The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) University of Ghana, is conducting investigations into allegations about the falsification of Coronavirus test results. Director of NMIMR, Prof. Abraham Kwabena Anang, made this known in a statement. The statement was in response to social media claims about Covid19 test results at...

  • January 17, 2021

    E/R: Queen...

    The Queen mother of Oyoko in New Juaben Traditional area of the Eastern Region has banned outdooring and naming ceremony for teenage nursing mothers in the community. The decision, according to Nana Ankomah Serwaah Bonsu II, is part of measures to curb the alarming teenage pregnancy menace in the community....

  • January 17, 2021

    Policeman, 3...

    A policeman has been arrested together with three others, including a small-scale miner for allegedly selling fake gold to an American at Dzorwulu in Accra. The policeman, Constable Bernard Nubin, who is with the Israel Police Station under the Achimota Mile Seven District Police Command, was arrested along with Kwabena...

  • January 17, 2021

    E/R: Metro...

    A Metro Mass Transit bus driver has died in a fatal head-on collision with a Lowbed truck vehicle at Akyem Anyinam stretch of the Accra to Kumasi road. The body of the deceased, George Mensah, 46, has been extricated and deposited at Chad morgue in Akyem Osino. George Mensah now...

  • January 17, 2021

    Rita Dominic,...

    The year 2020, which many described as ‘a year of weeping and wailing has come and gone. But the world can’t stop talking about it. While the year 2020 did not witness any high profile weddings as it was the case in 2019, where the likes of actress Toyin Abraham...

  • January 17, 2021

    Upper West...

    The Upper West Regional Referral Hospital in Wa has been operating at suboptimal capacity following a number of challenges facing the facility, including inadequate capital to purchase consumables. There is also lack of medical professionals such as doctors and nurses, including vehicles, accommodation and the inability of the National Health...

  • January 17, 2021

    Wendy Shay...

    Rufftown Records Signee, Wendy Addo popularly called Wendy Shay, has won the case against the alleged copyright infringement which was brought against her world healing themed song ‘Pray for the world” video on YouTube. The UberDriver hitmaker took to Twitter, thanking bloggers, her fans, and every well-meaning Ghanaians who came...

  • January 17, 2021

    Local Contractors...

    Local contractors under the Middle Belt Development Authority (MBDA) have called on the government to settle GHC500 million debts owed for projects executed under the Government flagship program $1Million per Constituency. The Association with about 500 members said the government’s lack of payments has impacted negatively on their families and...

  • January 17, 2021

    My children...

    Rapper and entrepreneur Okyeame Kwame has disclosed that his children may not go back to regular school even as institutions in the country have been given the go-ahead to operate. The government last year, following the coronavirus pandemic, ordered the shut-down of schools in the country as a measure to...

  • January 17, 2021

    How Agya...

    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Miracle Films, Samuel Nyamekye, has stated emphatically that producers of the local movie Industry (Kumawood) never plotted the downfall of the popular Kumawood actor Kofi Adu, popularly known as Agya Koo, but himself. The comic actor has been off the screens in recent years,...

  • January 17, 2021

    NPP, Independent...

    The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin says the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Caucus and the Independent MP for Fomena Constituency constitute the majority group in Parliament. This decision according to the Speaker is based on a formal letter by Andrews Asiamah Amoako, notifying him of his intention to do business...

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