Archive for General News

  • November 24, 2020

    Abandoned Baby...

    An abandoned baby has been discovered by the roadside in Akure, Ondo state capital. Twitter user @yemiefash, who shared the post, said the baby was found at Akinjo Street, Okeijebu in Akure. He tweeted; This little cutie was found abandoned on the roadside, the baby was found on Akinjo Street,...

  • November 24, 2020

    Four injured...

    The accident occurred when the driver bumped into a pothole Four people have sustained severe injuries in an accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus on the Koforidua-Mamfe road in the Akuapem North District of the Eastern region. Eyewitnesses told the Ghana News Agency that the accident occurred when the driver...

  • November 24, 2020

    2020 election:...

    Former President and flagbearer for the NDC, John Mahama says President Akufo-Addo is now bathing in corruption. Speaking to party supporters in the Ashanti Region over the weekend, John Mahama said in 2016 the NPP made so much noise about corruption and tagging his administration as corrupt but they are...

  • November 24, 2020

    Wards of...

    With barely two weeks to Ghana’s general election, the ruling New Patriotic Party is promising free nursery education for wards of all head porters, known popularly as ‘Kayayes’.   National Women’s Organizer of the party, Kate Gyamfua, says the NPP is on course in delivering all promises made to the group...

  • November 24, 2020

    19-year-old lady...

    The Lagos State Police has arrested 19-year-old girl, Jemila Ibrahim, and her friend, Fatima Mohammed, 21, of Monkey Village, Festac Area, Lagos, for setting ablaze the house of one Mohammed Yusuf, of Monkey Village, Lagos State, and his girlfriend, Rabi, on Wednesday, November 18. A statement released by the spokesperson of the...

  • November 24, 2020

    Man arrested...

    A 27-year-old man Ebenezer Antwi has been arrested by the Assin Awisem Police Command for assaulting and killing his two-year-old stepdaughter, Victoria Twumasi. According to reports, the girl eased on herself during a Health Insurance Registration Exercise in Assin Awisem, following which the suspect who was burning with anger assaulted...

  • November 24, 2020

    Excellent WASSCE...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has applauded the first batch of beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School policy for their excellent showing in the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). According to President Akufo-Addo, “I am reliably informed that the WASSCE results of Aburi Girls Senior High School, and,...

  • November 24, 2020

    A wise...

    Prince David Osei Election 2020 is just at the corner and actor Prince David Osei is still on his campaign spree asking Ghanaians and his followers to give current President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo another four years. According to the actor in a new interview, Nana Addo and the...

  • November 23, 2020

    These are...

    The African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa is the continent’s oldest political party. Photo Credit: BBC African political history over the last two centuries can be summarized as the African peoples’ struggle against dominance by Western powers, and this even includes the period after most of the territories carved...

  • November 23, 2020

    Nigeria slips...

    The country’s economy shrinks two quarters in a row amid contraction in its oil sector. A view shows part of Dangote oil refinery in Ibeju Lekki district, on the outskirts of Lagos [File: Reuters] Nigeria has slipped into a recession after its gross domestic product contracted for the second consecutive...

  • November 23, 2020

    Burkina Faso...

    President Kabore has promised to secure the country and is vying for another five years against 12 other candidates. A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Ouagadougou [Legnan Koula/EPA] Voters have gone to the polls in Burkina Faso for presidential and legislative elections held against the background...

  • November 23, 2020

    A family-owned...

    Family-owned African American-female trucking company coming to Shreveport. Photo Credit: Durham Transport Express LLC The effect of the pandemic on Black-owned businesses has been widely reported. According to the New York Fed, the pandemic has disproportionately affected Black businesses. In a report, the Fed said Black businesses were more than twice likely to...

  • November 23, 2020

    Ghanaian adjudged...

    A Ghanaian-born British army officer, Sergeant Jonathan Biney, has been adjudged Army Military Communicator of the Year 2020. Sergeant Biney’s recognition follows his exploits as a social media influencer. As an active user particularly on Instagram, he has become a spokesperson and advocate for the Army. He uses both his personal account to answer questions...

  • November 23, 2020

    Three, including...

    File photo A man, believed to be in his late 40s, is feared dead after his alleged rival shot him at Gomoa Akotsi. The incident happened just behind Gomoa Akotsi durbar ground in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region. Confirming the incident, Ojobi Police command explained the suspect...

  • November 23, 2020

    Paul Adom...

    Ace journalist Paul Adom-Otchere has explained in detail the response of President Nana Akufo-Addo to allegations raised by the former Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu. Paul Adom-Otchere Martin Amidu on Monday, November 16, 2020, resigned from his position as the Special Prosecutor. In a resignation letter to the President, Mr. Amidu...

  • November 23, 2020

    Election 2020:...

    As much as the two main parties in Ghana, the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress, want to win the presidential election come December 7, these two are equally bent on winning the majority number of parliamentary seats. According to the Founder and Leader of Jalem Chapel International,...

  • November 23, 2020

    MASLOC to...

    The Microfinance and Small Loans Centre, MASLOC says they will offer loans to victims of the Odawna Market fire. The victims, mostly market women are expected to receive one-year moratorium loans from MASLOC. Board Chairman of MASLOC, Seth Baah Acheampong made this known on Friday, November 20, 2020 when a...

  • November 23, 2020

    Kabu Nartey...

     J.J Rawlings I grew up in a home that spoke critical of the first president of the Fourth Republic, Jerry John Rawlings of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) and later National Democratic Congress (NDC).   I got excited about his revolutionary leadership style that I later came to read and...

  • November 23, 2020

    Politicians setting...

    The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) is warning of a potential hike in cases of the novel coronavirus as political campaigns intensify ahead of the December 7 elections. General Secretary of the Association, Dr Justice Yankson believes the rallies undertaken by the major parties have the potential of accelerating the spread...

  • November 22, 2020

    Mahama visits...

    The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) tour of the Ashanti Region has made a brief detour to check on victims of an accident involving supporters of the party. The group, lead by the NDC flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama visited the Ejura Government Hospital after an accident at Frante claimed the lives...

  • November 22, 2020

    We must...

    Mr Donatus Akamugri, the Upper East Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress says the Party must win the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in honour of the late former President Jerry John Rawlings. “We want to use this opportunity to inform you that because of the relevance of the elections...

  • November 22, 2020

    “It was...

    “It was my music that settled the beef between President Kufuor and President Rawlings – Kwaw Kese Sponsored Ghanaian rapper Kwaw Kese has said his music was so powerful and compelling that it settled the longtime ‘beef’ President Kufuor and President Rawlings had. Per reports, there was some kind of...

  • November 22, 2020

    EC distributes...

    The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, EC on Friday said a total of 74,800 Biometric Verification Devices, BVDs have been prepared and distributed to the districts across the country for the 2020 elections. Mrs. Jean Mensa stated that the enhanced features of the devices will speed up the verification process...

  • November 22, 2020

    Bus full...

    Six persons believed to be supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress have died in an accident at Frante, in the Ejura Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region on Saturday. About 50 others are said to have also sustained various degrees of injuries in the crash. According to reports, the...

  • November 22, 2020

    Six NDC...

    Six supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) died on Saturday when the cargo truck on which they were travelling to a mini rally at Ejura was involved in an accident on Frante-Ejura road. Fifteen others sustained various degrees of injury and are currently receiving treatment at the Ejura Government...

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