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  • October 5, 2019

    Man attacked...

    A 19-year-old man suffered multiple machete wounds after he was attacked for allegedly ripping off the campaign posters of a rival candidate in the upcoming District Assembly Elections in the Tema New Town community. The victim, Benjamin Dika, a factory hand, said to be a sympathiser of the incumbent assemblyman...

  • October 5, 2019

    Minority ready...

    The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu on Friday said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would fight any attempt to introduce the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in basic schools. At a press conference at the Parliament House, Mr Iddrisu said the CSE was being championed by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender...

  • October 4, 2019

    Iranian hackers...

    Hackers linked to the Iranian government attempted to attack a 2020 US presidential campaign, as well as current and former US government officials, Microsoft said Friday. The group Microsoft calls “Phosphorus” attempted the hacks between August and September, but the hackers were not successful, the company said. Microsoft did not say...

  • October 4, 2019

    Parliament denies...

    Parliament has denied allegations by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Alamisi Amidu, that it is throwing a spanner in his works in prosecuting former Sports Minister, Mahama Ayariga. The legislature says it is not in any way sabotaging or obstructing the former Attorney General or any law enforcement agency in carrying out their...

  • October 4, 2019

    Newspaper Headlines...

    Source: myjoyonline.com | Ghana

  • October 4, 2019

    NPP man...

    A member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has resigned “to concentrate on his family and mining profession.” In a letter to the General Secretary of the party, Solomon Owusu said the decision was taken after a meeting with his family where concerns were raised about his affiliation to...

  • October 4, 2019

    Dangote Cement...

    Dangote Cement Ghana Limited has launched its sustainability week celebration in Accra. Christened “Our Communities, Our passion”, it is about doing business in a sustainable manner and impacting societies positively beyond just selling cement The sustainability week is an annual celebration across the Dangote Group worldwide. Activities lined up for...

  • October 4, 2019

    Churches demand...

    The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has asked the Education Ministry to go beyond the suspension of the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and expunge it from the basic school curriculum. President of the Council, Rev Prof Paul Yaw Frimpong-Manso, said Thursday at a press conference that while the...

  • October 4, 2019

    Ghana Card...

    The National Identification Authority(NIA) is set to commence registration for the Ghana Card in the Savannah, North East and Northern Regions from Friday 4th October 2019 and end on Wednesday 23rd October 2019. There are 750 registration centres in all, with 175 centres in the Savannah Region. There are also...

  • October 3, 2019

    NDC hired...

    The USA branch of the governing New Patriotic Party has accused the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) of hiring Togolese nationals in the states to demonstrate against President Akufo-Addo at the just ended UN General Assembly in New York. According to the branch, the NDC took the action after they...

  • October 3, 2019

    Urgent action...

    The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, is calling for immediate actions to be taken to curb the canker of monetization in Ghana’s politics. The Suame Member of Parliament noted that both the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are guilty of the act....

  • October 3, 2019

    DR Congo:...

    At least 14 people have been killed in a collapse at an illegal gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an official says. Government minister Steve Mbikayi said a further three people had been taken to hospital with serious injuries. Search efforts are continuing. The accident occurred at a...

  • October 3, 2019

    El Chapo...

    US prosecutors say jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán gave $1m (£810,000) to the brother of the Honduran president, a bribe that was meant to reach the country’s leader. The charge was read out at the start of the trial of President Juan Orlando Hernández’s brother in New...

  • October 3, 2019

    Newspaper Headlines...

    Source: myjoyonline.com | Ghana

  • October 3, 2019

    Bernie Sanders...

    The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, 78, has cancelled campaign events after undergoing a heart procedure. Mr Sanders was treated in hospital for an arterial blockage after experiencing chest pain at an event in Nevada on Tuesday. The Vermont senator tweeted that he was “feeling good”. An aide said...

  • October 3, 2019

    Trump angrily...

    US President Donald Trump has lashed out at congressional Democrats after they vowed to issue legal summonses to the White House this week. Committees are demanding documents relating to the administration’s dealings with Ukraine, which is now at the heart of an impeachment inquiry. Using a vulgarity, the Republican president...

  • October 3, 2019

    Assemblies’ Elections...

    The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that the District Assemblies and Unit Committee Elections will be held on December 17, 2019. Accordingly, the Commission says it is accepting nominations from prospective candidates for election as member of District Assemblies and Unit Committees. In a statement signed by its Chairperson, Jean...

  • October 3, 2019

    Bawumia justifies...

    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has rejected claims by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the Akufo-Addo Government is, contrary to its promise while in opposition, increasing electricity tariffs rather than reducing them. Speaking in Accra on Wednesday, October 2, at the launch of four initiatives by the Youth...

  • October 3, 2019

    UDS In...

    Information reaching DGN Online indicates that students of the University for Development Studies(UDS) Wa campus have been in darkness for days due to the disconnection of power supply to the school by the Northern Electricity Company (NEDCO). DGN Online understands this is as a result of the university’s inability to settle its indebtedness...

  • October 3, 2019

    EOCO invited...

    The Northern Development Authority (NDA) has asked the Economic and Organised Crime Organization (EOCO) to investigate its former financial officers for various procurement breaches and mismanagement. According to NDA, which used to be the Savanna Acceleration Development Authority (SADA) the former staff have caused financial loss to a tune of over $8m to the...

  • October 2, 2019

    ‘Ghana we...

    The Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary candidate of the opposition NDC, John Dumelo has taken a swipe at the government following a series of price hikes in goods and services. The actor/entrepreneur posted on Twitter on Tuesday saying: “prices have increased across board. Phone credit, water, electricity and even Fanmilk.” “Ghana...

  • October 2, 2019

    African first...

    AS part of efforts to mobilise resources for its new strategic plan for 2019 to 2023, first ladies from across Africa have met with some strategic investors in New York to promote their initiatives and projects in their various countries. Organised by the Organisation of African First Ladies for Development...

  • October 2, 2019

    Newspaper Headlines...

    Source: myjoyonline.com | Ghana

  • October 2, 2019

    Gomoa East:...

    Member of Parliament for Gomoa East Constituency, Hon Kojo Asemanyi has donated over 90,000 GHS to Drivers, Tertiary Students and also 300 dual desks to pupils in his Constituency on Monday, September 2019 in a short ceremony held at  Gomoa Potsin. As part of contributing to the Drivers License Support Initiative(DLSI)...

  • October 2, 2019

    Supporters of...

    Supporters of Manaf Ibrahim, a former staffer at the Office of the Vice President, say they remain firm and will stand by him in his bid to contest the parliamentary primaries in the Asawase Constituency. They say the letter from the Office of the Vice President terminating his appointment is not...

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