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  • 10 months I’m not for profanity – Adina Adom
    Until radio edits of songs were mandated in the music space to curb profanity, profane songs were and are still somehow enjoyed by many Ghanaians. In fact, rapper Yaa Pono and secular-musician-turned-evangelist, Papa Shee have confirmed Ghanaians love profane songs and only hypocrites would deny that fact. ... more
  • 10 months More females getting HIV/AIDS than males in Ghana-Report Adom
    About 65% of Ghana’s HIV/AIDS population are females, the Ghana Aids Commission has estimated. This is according to the 2017 national and sub-national HIV and AIDS estimates and projections report. ... more
  • 10 months Over liberalism has escalated homosexuality – Prof Mike Ocquaye Adom
    Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Ocquaye ... more
  • 10 months First degree to be made minimum requirement for teachers – Minister Adom
    First degree will soon be the minimum requirement for teaching at any of the country’s education levels, Prof Kwesi Yankah, Minister of Tertiary Education, has been reported as saying. According to a Ghana News Agency report, the move is part of the government’s strategic reforms in the teacher education space. ... more
  • 10 months Sending wee smokers to jail is inhuman – MP Adom
    The Ranking Member for the Select Committee on Defence and Interior, Mr James Agalga, has described as inhuman the imprisonment of wee smokers, who have become addicted to the substance. ALSOREAD: Audio: Mother allegedly kills son for love The Member of Parliament (MP) for Builsa North Constituency in an interview with the Ghana News Agency […] ... more
  • 10 months Man inflicts cutlass wounds on sister for being a ‘witch’ Adom
    A 58-year-old man has allegedly inflicted cutlass wounds on his 60-year-old sister, Akua Ampofowaah after accusing her of being a witch. According to reports, the suspect, Yaw Nuamah, who lives with his sister at Assin Dansame in the Central region, has been suffering from epilepsy. ... more
  • 10 months Audio: Driver charged with assault of police officer breaks silence Adom
    Driver and his mate charged with assault of police officer at Mallam Junction in Accra reveal details of alleged inhuman treatment meted out to them whilst in police custody. READ: Audio: Mother allegedly kills son for love They were remanded in police custody for almost two weeks. ... more
  • 10 months Doctors kick against Okada legislation Adom
    The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has kicked against plans by government to amend the law prohibiting the use of motor cycles for commercial purpose. According to them, such move will only increase the spate of road accidents on our roads. ... more
  • 10 months Video: Akufo-Addo gets birthday treat at Havard Adom
    Students of the Kennedy School of Government, at Harvard University, Boston, United States of America surprised President Akufo-Addo on his birthday. READ: Photos: Mother allegedly kills son for love The President was blown away when the students started singing a happy birthday song for him. ... more
  • 10 months Mother allegedly kills son for love Adom
    A two-year-old boy has been allegedly murdered in cold blood by his mother, Esi Gyaawa READ: Pastor ‘infects’ teenage boys with HIV His only crime, according to reports was being hindrance to his 18-year-old mother’s new relationship. This unfortunate incident occurred at Breman Brakwa, in the Asikuma-Odoben Brakwa district of the Central Region. ... more
  • 10 months No political party deserves praises for RTI law – Asiedu Nketia Adom
    NDC General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia has said civil society organisations must take the plaudits for the passage of the Right to Information Bill, not politicians. “The praises should go to CSO and not any politician” he said and observed that all two parties to have governed the country have shown cold feet in getting […] ... more
  • 10 months Unlicensed gun owner accidentally shoots himself in penis Adom
    An unlicensed gun owner in Indiana is recovering in a hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the penis.  Mark Anthony Jones, 46, told police in Marion that he was taking a morning walk when the Hi-Point 9mm handgun he was carrying in his waistband “began to slip,” according to The Smoking Gun. ... more
  • 10 months 3Music Awards: List of winners Adom
    Check out the full list of winners below: Viral Song of the Year: Gringo by Shatta Wale Gospel Song of the Year: Agbadza Medley by Bethel Revival Choir Collaboration of the Year: ‘Grind Day (Remix)’ by Kwesi Arthur feat Sarkodie & Medikal Gospel Act of the Year: Bethel Rival Choir Highlife Song of the Year: […] ... more
  • 10 months Videos: Winners at 2019 edition of the 3Music Awards Adom
    CThe 2019 edition of the 3Music Awards came off at the Fantasy Dome at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra. ... more
  • 10 months Rawlings surprises street father to cater for daughter’s graduation Adom
    Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Friday brought joy to Emmanuel Ofoe, a physically-challenged street beggar when he donated an undisclosed sum to him to cater for his daughter’s graduation as a hairdresser. Emmanuel who rides in a rickety custom-made wheelchair with a CD number plate at the Kawukudi junction in Kanda, slipped a note […] ... more
  • 10 months Reasons why you need to have a car before having a wedding Adom
    Most people often think owning a car is just a way of trying to prove one is a big boy and sophisticated than others, but car owners are usually the ones who can tell why owning a car goes beyond the luxury aspect and why it is more of a necessity. Today, we’ll be talking […] ... more
  • 10 months Pastor ‘infects’ teenage boys with HIV Adom
    The police in Lagos have arrested a pastor, Chizemdere Ezuma, for allegedly sodomising, prostituting and infecting underage boys with HIV. The pastor, who is the founder of Jesus Intervention Household Ministry in Ejigbo area of Lagos, had been declared wanted three months ago. ... more
  • 10 months NDC dismisses need for new Voters Register for 2020 Adom
    Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of Ghana’s largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has dismissed the Electoral Commission’s (EC) push for a new Voters Register, arguing the timing is wrong. ”There is no such need,” he said on Joy News’ Saturday news analysis show Newsfile. ... more
  • 10 months Man City go back to the top win easy win at Fulham Adom
    Manchester City cruised back to the top of the Premier League as they condemned strugglers Fulham to their eighth consecutive defeat. Pep Guardiola’s side quickly established their superiority in the west London sunshine, with Bernardo Silva’s 20-yard drive finding the bottom left corner inside five minutes. ... more
  • 10 months Chad – where social media has been cut for a year Adom
    Activists in Chad are demanding that the government restores access to social media after it was cut off a year ago. The restrictions were introduced on 28 March 2018 – shortly after the conclusion of a national conference which recommended changes to the constitution, to allow President Idriss Deby to remain in power until 2033. ... more
  • 10 months Abronye jabs Mahama over AIDS ambassador Adom
    The acting chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party in the newly created Bono East region, Mr Kwame Baffoe aka Abronye DC, has descended heavily on former President John Dramani Mahama for calling him a ‘knighted liar’ without ‘common sense.’ According to Mr Baffoe, he was expecting the former President to speak to the matter […] ... more
  • 10 months VGMAs releases ‘Artiste of the Decade’ nominees Adom
    Charterhouse, organisers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) has announced nominees for the ‘Artiste of the Decade’ category. In the special category for this year’s awards, the organisers nominated Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Efya, Becca, Stonebwoy, Joe Mettle, R2bees, No Tribe and Nacee, and Okyeame Qwame. ... more
  • 10 months Queen Peezy finally leaves Patapaa Adom
    Patapaa’s girlfriend, Queen Peezy, has finally confirmed parting ways with the hiplife artiste. According to her, she is no longer interested in the relationship, hence her decision to end it. ... more
  • 10 months Fire kills 75-year-old farmer Adom
    A 75-year-old farmer was burnt beyond recognition when he was trapped in fire in his farm at Dumusua in the Sunyani West District. The sad incident happened on Tuesday, when Joseph Boahen, the deceased decided to burn his farm which is 50 metres away from his house for earl cultivation but go trapped in the […] ... more
  • 10 months Audio: Anas’ online petition to prosecute Nyantakyi needless – Kweku Baako Adom
    Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, does not seem to agree with investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ decision to start an online petition to request for the prosecution of former Ghana Football Association (GFA) president, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi. Mr Baako believes the online petition, in the first place, was needless […] ... more
  • 10 months I will beat any Ghanaian video director who disagrees with me-Shatta Wale Adom
    Shatta Wale is one artiste who is known to be very controversial and is always in the news for one thing or the other. We can say he has beefed with several people in the industry and it looks like he’s not going to stop anytime soon. ... more
  • 10 months Mason dies in alcohol drinking competition at Ntankoful Adom
    A twenty-five-year-old Hamza Obeng, a mason collapsed and subsequently died at Spring Mission Clinic after contesting in an akpetsehie challege at Ntankoful in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis. The story has thrown the community into a state of shock and grief, especially among the young. ... more
  • 10 months How common is erectile dysfunction in young men? Adom
    Erectile Dysfunction (ED) can impact men’s quality of life, overall well-being, and their intimate relationships. And while ED is typically considered something men may experience later on in life (statistically speaking ED rates do increase with age) a number of “young” men are also reporting problems either obtaining and/or maintaining an erection. ... more
  • 10 months An emotional Beyoncé reveals how HIV affected her family Adom
    Beyoncé has revealed how a family member’s battle with HIV “was one of the most painful experiences” of her life. The “Formation” singer appeared alongside her husband Jay-Z to accept the Vanguard Award at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday night, March 28, 2019, and she paid tribute to her late uncle Jimmy in an emotional […] ... more
  • 10 months Video+Photos: Man pours DDT into family’s evening meal Adom
    A 52-year-old man, Kwame Buobu, has been arrested by the Assin Fosu Police command in the Central region for pouring Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloroethane (DDT) into his family’s evening meal. According to his wife, Afia Adowa, she had a little misunderstanding with her husband and had to leave the house but came late so could not […] ... more
  • 10 months What does science say about the effects of meditation? Adom
    Practicing meditation or mindfulness techniques is, at least anecdotally, supposed to smooth your way to a happier, more healthful life. But what does science say about these practices? ... more
  • 10 months Gov’t ends 2018 with total debt stock of ¢173.2 billion Adom
    Government ended 2018 with a total debt stock of ¢173.2 billion as captured in Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) Summary of Economic and Financial data released on Friday. ... more
  • 10 months Asante Akyem North: 140 pupils study in one classroom (Photos) Adom
    A primary school at Ananekrom in the Asante Akyem North District of the Ashanti region has more than 100 pupils from kindergarten to class six under one roof. Checks by Adom News’ reporter Isaac Amoako revealed that aside congestion, there was also shortage of desks which compelled three or four pupils to share one desk. ... more
  • 10 months Over 70 students of Archbishop Porter Girls hospitalised after meal Adom
    More than 70 students of Archbishop Porter Girls Senior High School in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis were Friday dawn rushed to the Holy Child Hospital at Fijai Junction after they had eaten vegetable salad sold at the school’s food shop. The incident brought academic work at the school to a standstill, as the attention of the […] ... more
  • 10 months Adom FM’s ‘Tie Na Di’ promo: ultimate winner awarded a plot of land (photos) Adom
    Adom FM’s ‘Work and Happiness’ show has rewarded a loyal listener, Mr Eric Adusei with one plot of land at Tsopoli in Accra. The plot of land was given to the ultimate winner by Forever Yours Construction and Real Estate. ... more
  • 10 months Nine lawyers secure bail for driver, mate who assaulted police officer Adom
    The commercial bus driver and his mate (conductor) who assaulted a police officer at Weija, a suburb of Accra has been granted bail by a Weija Circuit Court. The court admitted the two to bail to the tune of 10,000 cedis each with two sureties. ... more
  • 10 months Nudity scandal hits University of Energy and Natural Resources Adom
    Nhyira News has uncovered activities of a student who allegedly took nude pictures and videos of female students for blackmail at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) in Sunyani. Victims of the scandal have been left with psychological and emotional trauma, forcing some of them to leave the university. ... more
  • 10 months Bawumia celebrates Akufo-Addo Adom
    Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has wished President Akufo-Addo a happy birthday on social media on the president’s 75th birthday. Dr Bawumia asked God to give Akufo-Addo long life to transform the lives of Ghanaians positively. ... more
  • 10 months Video+Photos: K.K. Fosu surprises Adom FM presenter Adom
    What was supposed to be a morning show turned out to be a surprise birthday party for Adom FM’s Work and Happiness host, Isaac Owusu Ansah, popularly known as OPD, on Friday. In attendance were highlife musician K. ... more
  • 10 months Fosu, Samini and Kokoveli set for world tour Adom
    Mr Frank Gogo, Chief Executive Officer of World Map Records, has disclosed that his outfit is ready to bring back the Trinity Music Group. The group comprises, KK Fosu, Samini and Kokoveli. ... more
  • 10 months Joe Mettle talks about girlfriend, s3x life Adom
    Award-winning Ghanaian Gospel musician, Joe Mettle, has revealed that he has a serious girlfriend but is abstaining from any sexual activity with her. According to the gospel singer, his religion forbids him from even conceiving the idea of engaging in any sexual activity when he has not paid the lady’s bride price. ... more
  • 10 months Queen Mother commits suicide in cemetery Adom
    The body of Nana Somfowaa Durowaa III, queen mother of Asuano – a community in the Wenchi Municipality – was yesterday found hanging on a tree at the Droboso Cemetery. The sad incident has thrown residents of Asuano and members of the traditional council into a state of shock and mourning. ... more
  • 10 months We don’t know of acid sale in open market – EPA claims Adom
    Assaults involving corrosive substances, especially acids, have more than doubled in Ghana with about two cases reported every week. The latest mobile acid attack involved a 23-year-old mobile money vendor, Kate Aidoo, who was bathed with acid by two men who robbed her of her sales. ... more
  • 10 months Actor Nicolas Cage seeks annulment of 4-day-old marriage Adom
    It seems the spark didn’t last long between Nicolas Cage and his brand new wife, Erika Koike. The 55-year-old Face/Off star filed for an annulment from Koike on Wednesday in Las Vegas, just four days after they tied the knot, according to court documents obtained by ET. ... more
  • 10 months This KNUST graduate cancer patient may die in months if… Adom
    She has been battling with cancer for nine years during which she underwent four separate surgeries by local experts. Her condition is, however, getting worse by the day, and now the family is racing against time to raise 17 thousand dollars or between 85,000 and 90,000 Ghana cedis for treatment abroad. ... more
  • 10 months 15 Menzgold customers dead; Coalition to picket at Jubilee House Adom
    Members of the Coalition of Aggrieved Customers of Menzgold have announced plans to picket at the Economic and Organised Crime Office and Jubilee House, the seat of government from April 2, 2019 to press home their demand. The aggrieved customers also say they intend to picket the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Attorney […] ... more
  • 10 months Nigerians importing pizza from London – worried Minister discloses Adom
    As Nigeria is seeking ways to curb the unbridled importation of goods that are surpassing exportation and crippling the country’s economy, it has been revealed that some nationals go to the extent of ordering pizza from London and picking them at the airport. This was disclosed by Agriculture Minister Audu Ogbeh who appeared before the […] ... more
  • 10 months 3 Music Awards 2019: Five nominations beyond me – Adina Adom
    Singer Adina says she never thought she would bag five nominations in this year’s 3 Music Awards. Speaking on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, the ‘Makoma’ composer said the nominations came to her as a surprise. ... more
  • 10 months Audio: Acid attack victim contemplates suicide over injustice [ Photos] Adom
    A 32-year-old mother of four is contemplating suicide following a vicious acid attack on her by her ex-boyfriend coupled with police’ inability to give her justice by putting the hoodlum behind bars. Joyce Frimpomaa lost one ear with her head, right hand and neck also severely damaged. ... more
  • 10 months kidnapper regrets action, pleads for pardon Adom
    One of two persons arrested for kidnapping a 14-year-old boy in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital, has confessed to the crime and is asking for forgiveness. Unemployed Charles Appiah, 38, says he regrets playing a part in the act which, according to him, has brought shame to his family. ... more
  • 10 months Wutah has broken my heart – Guru Adom
    His wish had been to unite talented music group, Wutah, and do all that it takes to get them back to winning ways, and for a while it seemed Hiplife artiste, Guru, had succeeded in his bid but the artiste says he has been left heartbroken over troubles with the group. When Wutah, made up […] ... more
  • 10 months Video: 3Music Awards 2019 – Who wins the ‘Music Man of the Year’ award? Adom
    3Music’s year under review had lots of amazing men soaring through the industry with their works. The board of 3Music must have had a tough time choosing who and who is best fit for the ‘Music Man of the Year’ category. ... more
  • 10 months Audio: NPP still in campaign mood, always ranting – Afriyie Ankrah Adom
    The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been accused of subjecting Ghanaians to hardship. According to the Director of Elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, the Akufo-Addo-led government has failed to advance the development of Ghana because members in the government complain a lot. ... more
  • 10 months I haven’t neglected my family – Anthony Annan Adom
    Ghanaian midfielder Anthony Annan has vehemently denied accusations of neglecting his wife and kids. Last week, wife of the player, Gifty Annan in an interview with Accra-based radio station, Happy FM accused Annan of shirking his responsibility as the father of their four kids. ... more
  • 10 months Ethiopian crash: Boeing sued in US by Rwandan kids Adom
    A lawsuit against Boeing Co was filed in U.S. ... more
  • 10 months How many cigarettes in a bottle of wine? Adom
    Drinking one 750ml bottle of wine a week increases the risk of developing cancer over a lifetime by the equivalent of 10 cigarettes a week for women and five for men, a study says. The UK researchers said this was a good way of communicating the health risks of moderate drinking. ... more
  • 10 months Audio: Stay away from UEW issues- lecturers tell UTAG executives Adom
    Lecturers of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), have warned the national president of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) , Dr Eric Opoku Mensah to stay away from issues that concern the university. According to the lecturers, Dr Mensah has for the past two years not had any meeting with the UEW-UTAG members […] ... more
  • 10 months Malaria vaccine to be piloted in 4 regions soon Adom
    National Immunization Programme Manager at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr George Bonsu, has hinted that GHS would pilot a Malaria Vaccine this April. He said the two-and-half-year roll-out, would be in four districts within the Brong Ahafo, Central, Upper East and Volta regions, adding that, it would be reviewed and later, extended to the rest of […] ... more
  • 10 months Why Okada should be legalised – Titus Glover explains Adom
    Mr Daniel Nii Kwatei Titus-Glover, the Deputy Minister of Transport has joined calls for the legalisation of the operations of commercial motorbikes, known locally as Okada. Mr Titus-Glover explained that aside providing transportation, it is also a source of livelihood for the teeming unemployed youth who could have resorted to social vices to make a […] ... more
  • 10 months Phone thief jailed 12 years Adom
    The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Circuit Court has sentenced a 22-year-old driver to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour for threatening and robbing a man of his mobile phone. Isaac Frimpong pleaded guilty to the charges and the Court presided over by Mrs. ... more
  • 10 months Fashion Designer sentenced to a 10-year jail term Adom
    A fashion designer in Kumasi, who stole his employer’s €16,780 and later vacated his single room, to live in a plush hotel with his wife and kids, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, by a Kumasi Circuit Court. Francis Nyame, the convict, pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing and the Court presided over […] ... more
  • 10 months Court remands accused and orders dental x-ray to ascertain age Adom
    A Kumasi Circuit Court presided over by Madam Mary Nsenkyire, has ordered for a forensic dental x-ray to be performed on a teen, accused of robbery attempt, to determine the real age. Unemployed Gilbert Amande, the accused, pleaded guilty to the crime and was refused bail and remanded in prison custody to come back to […] ... more
  • 10 months Report workplace sexual harassment – CHRAJ to victims Adom
    The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is urging victims of sexual harassment at workplaces to report such cases to the right institutions to seek redress. CHRAJ maintains that sexual harassment remains a worrying development in both public and private companies and thus called on leaders of institutions to enforce anti-harassment regulations. ... more
  • 10 months Patapaa reacts to viral video; claims it was all a joke[Video] Adom
    Ghanaian hiplife musician, Justice Amoah, popularly known as Patapaa, has reacted to his second video where he claimed he had sex with a black woman in Germany. According to Patapaa, there is nothing amorous going on between him and the lady and that whatever he said in the video was a joke. ... more
  • 10 months Cedi performing better now than in 2012, 2016 – Ofori-Atta Adom
    The Finance Minister has told critics that despite the cedi’s current depreciation, it was performing better than it did around the same period in two previous years. Ken Ofori-Atta said the cedi has made great strides towards recovery following the successful issue of the $3 billion Eurobond and the completion of the IMF review. ... more
  • 10 months Asamoah Gyan yet to contact family after DNA test Adom
    The Captain of the Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan is yet to contact his wife and children months after a DNA test confirmed he is indeed the biological father of his three children. Sources close to the family indicates that the footballer has still not reached out to his family but still wants his five-year marriage […] ... more
  • 10 months Ebo Whyte: Let’s celebrate our heroes when alive Adom
    Renowned playwright, Uncle Ebo Whyte has urged Ghanaians to celebrate their heroes when they’re alive and not wait for them to die. For the past 10 years, Mr Whyte and his Roverman Productions have addressed very important societal issues with their plays. ... more
  • 10 months Consult Afari-Gyan on Voters Register issues – Afriyie Ankrah tells EC Adom
    The Electoral Commission (EC) has been advised to consult Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, the former EC Chairman on election related issues. According to the Director of Elections of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, consulting the former EC chair would enable the Commission to get the necessary advice to prevent any challenges. ... more
  • 10 months Audio: MPs’ drivers go wild over working conditions Adom
    Drivers of Members of Parliament (MPs) have raised concerns about their remuneration and working conditions. According to the chairman of the Drivers Union, Mr Solomon Basoah, most of their engagements have been through word of mouth from their employers and not any proper contractual agreement. ... more
  • 10 months I don’t see any branded artiste in Ghana – Yaa Pono Adom
    Rapper Yaa Pono has stated that he has not seen any branded artiste in the Ghanaian music industry. Speaking on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, Yaa Pono said, “from my experiences outside Ghana, being on their shows, I don’t see anyone really branding in Ghana. ... more
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