• 4 hours Ghana Card, Voter Registrations To Go On — Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Ent
    The Electoral Commission (EC) and the National Identification Authority (NIA) will soon go ahead with their registration exercises following the lifting of the ban on public and social gatherings. Nana Akufo-Addo in an address on Sunday urged such bodies to adhere to safety protocols during their activities. ldquo; hellip;Statutory bodies such as the Electoral Commission, the National Commission for Civic Education, and the National Identification Authority, whose activities were ex ... more
  • 5 hours Pandemic has catapulted banking sector into the future – Banking consultant MyJoyOnline -Ent
    A Banking Consultant Nana Otuo Acheampong has said the covid- 19 pandemic has catapulted the banking sector into the future. He said “Banking is a security-conscious industry, in that we take the confidentiality of customers so seriously…so right now what the banks are doing is they are investing a lot in encryption and verification of identities so that they will be able to combat the unforeseen. So banking is not going to be the same as it was before December 2019.” Speaking on the PM EXPRESS BUSINESS EDITION, Nana Otuo Acheampong added that “The process of digitization started some years ... more
  • 5 hours COVID-19: Cases Hit 8,070; Recoveries Now 2,947 ModernGhana -Ent
    Ghana rsquo;s count of the novel COVID-19 has risen to 8,070. The recoveries have also increased to 2,947. This was announced by President Akufo-Addo in a televised address to the nation on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Per the new figures, 189 new cases have been recorded since the last update and 106 persons have also recovered from the disease. https://www.youtube.com/embed/quyBZ--kwOY mdash; citinewsroom ... more
  • 5 hours Ghana to evacuate stranded citizens abroad but borders remain closed MyJoyOnline -Ent
    President Akufo-Addo has yielded to pressure to evacuate Ghanaians stranded abroad since closure of the country’s borders on March 21. In his tenth address to the nation since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Akufo-Addo said “special dispensation is going to be given for their evacuation back to Ghana.” “They will be subjected to the mandatory quarantine and safety protocols [on their arrival in the country,] he said the Sunday evening address. However, the country’s air, land and sea borders remain closed to general human traffic until further notice, the president noted. This is to prevent the importation of ... more
  • 5 hours Diabetics, Hypertension Are Associated With Covid-19 Deaths —Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Ent
    President Akufo-Addo has revealed that most Covid-19 deaths in Ghana have underlying health causes such as diabetes and hypertension. He made this known as he delivered his 10th address to the nation on Sunday, May 31, 2020. He has therefore called on persons suffering from diabetes and hypertension to take their treatment seriously. He also reiterated his call on Ghanaians to improve their fitness level and common local diets rich in nutrients. He says it is critical that Gh ... more
  • 5 hours Covid-19: Only 100 People Allowed In Church, Mosque — Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Ent
    President Akufo-Addo has eased the restrictions imposed on religious activities in the country. He announced this on Sunday, May 31, 2020, during his tenth address to the nation on measures taken against the spread of the coronavirus disease. During the address, the President directed religious activities to commence beginning June 5, 2020, with only a maximum of 100 persons in a church or mosque. ldquo;As I stated in my May Day address, I rsquo;m now in a position to outline th ... more
  • 5 hours Covid-19: Only Final Year JHS, SHS And University Students Allowed In School —Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Ent
    Schools across the country would be reopened solely for final year students as part of measures to ease restrictions in Ghana rsquo;s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. President Akufo-Addo in his 10th televised address to the nation said the move is to prepare and enable the students to take their final examinations. According to him, the reopening is with the appropriate enhanced safety protocols and social distancing adherence. Final year university students are expected to ... more
  • 5 hours Funerals, weddings now restricted to maximum of 100 persons MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Funerals and weddings can be held with a maximum of 100 persons, President Akufo-Addo has announced. Hitherto, such social events were restricted to not more than 25 persons, in the country as a measure to contain the novel coronavirus. As part of measures to curtail the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the President on March 31st imposed restrictions on some activities in the country. All the country’s borders were shut, schools were closed, and activities that involved gatherings of more than 25 persons were restricted including funerals, political rallies and weddings. The President, however, in his 10th address ... more
  • 5 hours Extensive stakeholder consultations resulted in easing some restrictions – Akufo-Addo MyJoyOnline -Ent
    President Nana Akufo-Addo says government’s decision to ease some restrictions were approved by extensive stakeholder consultations. He stated that he knew the devastating impact of the measures employed to defeat the virus has had on some bodies and organisations, therefore, with some stakeholder consultations some restrictions were eased. “As I have already said, everything that has been achieved, so far, would not have been possible without the strong co-operation of you, the Ghanaian people. “I know, at firsthand, the devastating impact the measures employed to defeat the virus has had on our social, religious, cultural and economic lives, ... more
  • 5 hours Final year students to resume classes towards exams from June 15 MyJoyOnline -Ent
    President Akufo-Addo has announced the reopening of schools for final year students at all levels of education on Monday, June 15, 2020. He said after an engagement with the various teacher unions, government has decided to allow final-year students to go back to school to prepare for their final examinations. In his 10th Address to the nation on measures taken by government to ease restrictions, President Akufo-Addo said all other levels of education will remain closed to students. Final year university students will resume classes on June 15 whiles Form 3 Senior High School students as well as Form ... more
  • 5 hours Akufo-Addo lifts Covid-19 restriction for final year JHS, SHS, university students MyJoyOnline -Ent
    President Akufo-Addo has lifted the ban on educational institutions for only final year students to return and study for their respective exit examinations. Speaking during his 10th address to the nation on measures government is taking to fight the virus, the President explained that the decision was reached after consultations with teacher unions across the country. This announcement forms part of what he described as a ‘phased approach’ to reopening the country in a bid to live with the virus in safety. President Akufo-Addo explained that “final year university students are to report to their universities on June 15.” “Final ... more
  • 6 hours Mass testing will not solve any problem – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has defended government’s policy of conducting coronavirus tests on only “at risk” populations. These include people who are known to have come into contact with those who have already tested positive for Covid-19. Speaking on JoyNews’ Beyond the Lockdown programme with Emefa Apawu, Mr. Oppong Nkrumah hinted the cost of testing makes it impossible for government to carry out mass testing. “The Ghana decision is to test what we call at risk populations,” he said.  “The science about testing is that you test negative today and could contract [the disease] as you’re exiting ... more
  • 6 hours Churches, mosques can open for a maximum of one hour per service MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Churches and mosques have been given permission to reopen to their congregants but only for an hour for each service. President Akufo-Addo, who said this during his 10th address to the nation Sunday added that such services must adhere to a mandatory one-metre rule of social distancing between congregants. “An abridged format for religious services can commence. Twenty-five per cent attendance, with a maximum number of one 100 congregants, can worship at a time in church or at the mosque. “In addition to the mandatory wearing of masks for all persons at all times in churches and mosques, a ... more
  • 6 hours Full text of Akufo-Addo’s 10th address to the nation on coronavirus crisis MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Fellow Ghanaians, good evening. I have come again, for the tenth (10th) time, into your homes to speak to you about the Coronavirus pandemic, share with you information about the fight against the virus, and outline to you the decisions I have taken about the next chapter of our common battle. I thank each and every one of you for the collective and individual effort you have put in to help contain the spread of the disease on our shores. The great majority of us continue to adhere to the social distancing and enhanced hygiene protocols; we have, as a ... more
  • 6 hours Ghana’s Covid-19 cases pass 8000 MyJoyOnline -Ent
    President Akufo has announced that Ghana’s coronavirus cases have reached 8070. During his 10th address to the nation in which he announced easing restrictions, he stated that 13 people out of this number are severely ill with one of them on a ventilator. He stated that the number of active cases in the country stands at 5087. President Akufo-Addo explained that the country has been faced with a milder manifestation of the virus than it was initially feared. However, he said that 36 person have unfortunately died from the virus. He also revealed that 106 persons have recovered bringing ... more
  • 6 hours Breaking News: Ghana’s Cases Of COVID-19 Now 8,070 GhanaCelebrities
    Ghana’s cases of COVID-19 have shot up to 8,070 cases according to updates from the President’s 10th address to the nation on measures taken by the government to deal with the effects of the coronavirus. According to the President, 218,425 tests have been carried out so far, out of which 8,070 cases have been confirmed. A total of 2,947 persons have recovered, while 36 persons have died. 13 are said to be severely ill with one person currently on a ventilator. 5,087 persons are being managed at home, isolation centers, and hospitals. More Soon…… Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com The post Breaking News: ... more
  • 6 hours Churches and mosques to re-open from June 5 – but with only 100 congregants at a time MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Up to 100 worshipers can congregate in churches, mosques and other places of worship from June 5, President Akufo-Addo has announced as part of easing Covid-19 restrictions. The threshold is, however, 25 percent attendance, which means the number could be smaller for congregations with smaller numbers. The leaders of these bodies are, however, expected to ensure their members adhere to proper social distancing protocols during worship. Veronica buckets are also to be provided for congregants to wash their hands and hand sanitisers provided. The president says services must last for a maximum of one hour He added masks are also ... more
  • 7 hours Indian Construction firm in Eastern Region to be reopened after spikes in COVID-19 cases MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The Information Minister has announced that the Indian Construction firm, AFCON Infrastructure Limited, where a dozen of workers tested positive for COVID-19 will be reopened later this week. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the infected persons have recovered and discharged after they were treated. Speaking with Emefa Apawu on Beyond The Lockdown on the JoyNews channel Sunday, he said the situation in the area has been contained and keeping the facility under lock will not be prudent. “The cases in the Eastern Region is so contained. My understanding is that later this week they will reopen that factory. The persons who ... more
  • 7 hours Easing restrictions guided by data, health experts advice but not driven by EC, NIA interest – Oppong Nkrumah MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Information Minister has said government’s ongoing conversations to ease restrictions are not driven by the interests of the Electoral Commission (EC) nor the National Identification Authority (NIA). Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the development is guided by data and the perspective of health experts with the health of the citizenry at the core of its plan. Speaking on JoyNews’ Beyond The Lockdown, Mr Nkrumah emphasised that the activities of the said bodies will be guided by the direction of the government going forward. “I am not too sure that these conversations that we are having necessarily are informed by what the ... more
  • 7 hours Playback: Akufo-Addo’s 10th address to the nation on coronavirus crisis MyJoyOnline -Ent
    President Akufo-Addo on Sunday, May 31 addressed the nation on measures taken against the spread of coronavirus in the country. This was the President’s tenth address since the outbreak of the disease in Ghana. Prior to this address, many have called for the ban on social gatherings and the closure of the country’s borders to be lifted. The extended ban which expires on Sunday, May 31, 2020, has affected all activities including church services, political rallies, workshops, conferences, burials and festivals. Meanwhile, Ghana has confirmed 8, 070 cases of the coronavirus with 36 deaths. The post Playback: Akufo-Addo’s 10th ... more
  • 7 hours Trump mocks Biden with dancing pallbearers MyJoyOnline -Ent
    US president Donald Trump “joined” – very likely inadvertently – the wave of people using viral coffin carriers to communicate a point on social media. Trump re-posted a video on Facebook which showed the Ghanaian pallbearers dancing with a coffin that had the words “Biden president” embossed on the side. Biden, the VP of Barack Obama is Trump’s main challenger in upcoming elections. The dancing troupe of have become a global sensation because of the viral use of their video and photo as a meme. Speaking to the BBC, Benjamin Aidoo, the group’s leader told the BBC that Trump’s post was the “ultimate ... more
  • 7 hours Amazon could compete directly with carmakers as it makes its move in self-driving space MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Jeff Bezos’s net worth jumped nearly 5% last month after Amazon’s stock hit a record high when the e-commerce leader registered unprecedented demand during the ongoing coronavirus-related lockdowns. In a developing story, the company is expected to further improve its stock price and strengthen market penetration as it emerges in the transportation field, competing directly with carmakers, package delivery firms and even ride-hailing companies. To achieve that goal, it will need to build its own logistics ecosystem and invest in electric and autonomous vehicle startups. By making such moves, Amazon could lower its shipping costs to the point that partners ... more
  • 7 hours Ghana Water Company to spill excess water from Weija Dam MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has alerted the general public especially those residing in Weija about its plan to spill excess water from the Weija Dam. The Company said this has become necessary as the Weija Dam level has risen from 37ft to 47.9ft within two days. As a result, the company will begin spilling excess water from the Dam as part of routine measures to safeguard it.  The safe operating level of the dam is 47ft. Like every dam, its safe operating levels are maintained to prevent it from possible collapse. Hence, the spillage. Management of GWCL, therefore, wishes to inform the general public as well ... more
  • 8 hours Easing restrictions isn’t to allow EC compile new voters register – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has dismissed suggestions government’s decision to ease Covid-19 restrictions was to allow the Electoral Commission to compile a new voter’s register. According to him, the president’s move is not driven by what happens at the Electoral Commission or the National Identification Authority, but they are informed by the need to secure public health and safety..  “We are not taking decisions on politics,” he stressed on JoyNews’ Beyond the Lockdown programme. The Information Minister indicated that, inspite of the fact that the President’s regional tours and other political activities have been impacted by the pandemic, ... more
  • 8 hours It’s my time, all young dancehall acts must remain indoors – Kahpun MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Up and coming musician, Kahpun says he is the next biggest dancehall artiste ready to take Ghana and the world by storm. According to him, this is the era for him to shine thus all other new dancehall artistes should press pause on their journey. Kahpun made the bold claims in an interview with Zion Felix when he was asked if he knew or heard of Jupitar, Epixode and AK Songstress. “I have heard of Jupitar, Epixode and AK Songstress but I’m not in a competition with any of them. They may all be doing their own things in different ... more
  • 8 hours Obour will face the law if he organised his father’s burial – Information Minister MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said he is not aware the father of popular musician Bice Osei Kuffour died of Covid-19. There has been a public backlash on social media over the decision by Obour to bury his father without permission from the health authorities. Nana Boansi Osei Kuffour, who is also the chief for the Juaso Oyoko clan was laid in state over the weekend on the blind side of local authorities in what many say may be a breach of Covid-19 protocols. Speaking on Beyond The Lockdown with Emefa Apawu on Joy News Sunday, Mr Oppong Nkrumah ... more
  • 8 hours UG-SRC submits proposal for review of grading system amid e-learning challenges MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Ghana Legon has submitted a proposal to the management of the school for a possible review of the grading system to be used in their upcoming end of semester examination that will be conducted online. In a letter signed by the SRC president, Isaac Agyeman, the SRC said “after thoughtful consideration and extensive consultation coupled with data collected from the students concerning their experience with this new system of teaching and learning, it was prudent for a corresponding adjustment to the current grading system”. Per the SRC’s proposed grading system, a ... more
  • 8 hours 100-bed Isolation and Treatment Facility to be completed June ending – Covid-19 Private Sector Fund MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Ghana’s first-ever 100-bed Isolation and Treatment Facility, funded by the Covid-19 Private Sector Fund will be completed by the end of June instead of the initial May deadline. This according to management is due to some additional features added to the architectural plan in response to requests made by the Ghana Medical Association and other infectious disease clinicians and biomedical scientists. The project, located at the Ga East Municipal Hospital was commenced in April last month after a sod cutting ceremony graced by President Akufo-Addo. In a statement signed by Managing Trustee of the Fund, Senyo Hosi, the new requested ... more
  • 9 hours #JusticeForUwa trends in Nigeria after student murdered in church MyJoyOnline -Ent
    There is outrage in Nigeria following the murder of a 22-year-old student, Uwavera Omozuwa in a church. The hashtag #JusticeForUwa is trending in Nigeria, with her family appealing for help to track down her killers. Uwavera had been studying in a “quiet” church near her home in Benin City when she was killed, her sister, Judith, told BBC Pidgin. The student, who had wanted to become a nurse, died in hospital on Saturday, three days after the attack. Judith Omozuwa said her sister had also been raped. Her family said they received a call from a woman at the Redeemed ... more
  • 9 hours Bundesliga stars show support for U.S. protests MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Marcus Thuram, Achraf Hakimi and Jadon Sancho have offered their support amid the ongoing protests in the United States as the Borussia Monchengladbach striker and Borussia Dortmund duo responded to the fight against police brutality and racism. The U.S. has seen protests spark across the country in the aftermath of the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in Minneapolis and Louisville, respectively. Both Floyd and Taylor, who were African-American, were killed by police, becoming the latest deaths in a country that has seen a number of similar incidents in recent years. In addition to the killings of Floyd and Taylor, America is also reeling ... more
  • 9 hours Sancho hits hat-trick as Dortmund thump Paderborn MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Jadon Sancho revealed a ‘Justice for George Floyd’ message as he marked his first start since the resumption of the Bundesliga with a stunning second-half hat-trick in Borussia Dortmund’s 6-1 victory at rock-bottom Paderborn. The England international followed up Thorgan Hazard’s simple 54th minute opener with his own tap-in three minutes later, and was quick to remove his shirt and show solidarity with those protesting against racism in the USA. The 20-year-old then restored the visitors’ two-goal advantage with his 16th league strike of the campaign after Uwe Hünemeier’s penalty had briefly reduced the arrears. Achraf Hakimi and substitute Marcel ... more
  • 9 hours Playback: Beyond The Lockdown discusses potential easing of Covid-19 restrictions MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The President, after lifting the lockdown nearly two months ago, put in place restrictions like wearing of nose masks, observing social distancing, closure of borders, and others to ensure the spread of the coronavirus is limited. Today on Beyond The Lockdown, viewers were updated on how the government is proceeding with easing these restrictions. Host Emefa Apawu was joined by Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. He also answered viewers’ questions that had been sent prior to the show. Beyond the Lockdown was aired live on JoyNews TV. It was also live on MyJoyOnline.com, Joy FM, and all JoyNews’ social media ... more
  • 9 hours Social media users share expectations ahead of the President’s address MyJoyOnline -Ent
    In his last address to the state, President Nana Akufo-Addo extended the ban on public gatherings until the end of May 2020. Prior to this announcement, some people had called on the President to relax the rules. Apart from the ban on public gathering the country’s borders were also to remain closed until May 31. As Ghanaians wait patiently for an address from the President tonight, JoyNews took to its Twitter handle to ask people what their expectations were and the issues they wanted to be addressed by the President. Find some of the comments below: ... more
  • 10 hours Okyeame Kwame Reveals He Has Only Two Kids Because Annica Insists On Family Planning GhanaCelebrities
    Okyeame Kwame popularly known as the Rap Dacta and his wife Annica Nsiah Appau have one of the most enviable celebrity marriages. You take a look at his family and the way he goes about his things and you cannot help but just admire. READ ALSO: Scorned Husband Rains Curses On Actor Kwaku Manu For Sleeping With His Wife- VIDEO He makes marriage, family, and everything that comes with it effortlessly. He has been with Annica for over a decade and they are blessed with two beautiful kids, Sir Bota and Sante. Kwame has shared a family portrait of a ... more
  • 10 hours Breaking News: Nana AK, The Historian Wins Talented Kids Season 11 Ahead Of Stonegal GhanaCelebrities
    After weeks of scintillating performances from the contestants of this year’s edition of Talented Kids, the kid talent show has been rounded up with Nana AK, the historian winning the ultimate prize. Amoako Mills the magician took 5th place, with Oreillia popularly referred to as Stonegal, shockingly placing fourth, though she was widely tipped to pick the ultimate prize after consistently churning out solid performances over the course of the competition. Allo Afro Kid, the solo dancer placed third, while DJ Spices took the second position. More Soon……. Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com The post Breaking News: Nana AK, The Historian Wins Talented ... more
  • 10 hours Two Fake Soldiers Engaging In Fraud Arrested ModernGhana -Ent
    Two suspected robbers have been arrested by the Suhum District Police Day Patrol Team at Suhum overhead, in the Eastern Region for dressing in military uniform and armed robbery. The two suspects were identified as Solomon Aquah, a 25-year old civilian employee of the Ghana army who was dressed in full army uniform and Prince Obeng, a 20 year old driver in charge of a Daewo Matrix taxi cab with registration number GG 376- 18. Mr Francis Gomado, Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public R ... more
  • 11 hours Papavi Boys To Face Court ModernGhana -Ent
    The Volta Regional Police Command is serving notice it is preparing to put the 14 suspected separatists arrested on Saturday May 30 before a court in the coming days. The notice was contained in a release issued by the command and signed by its Public Affairs Officer (PAO), Cpl. Prince Dogbatse on Sunday, May 31, 2020. The 14 suspects who include 11 men and three women, one of whom was carrying a 2-year-old child were arrested during a joint security operation carried out by the 66 A ... more
  • 11 hours Parental Involvement In Inclusive Education Is Essential — Educationist ModernGhana -Ent
    Ms Eunice Araba Turkson, an Educational Consultant in the United States, has highlighted the importance of parental involvement to the success of inclusive education. She said it is legal to have all students educated irrespective of their disability and economic background and parents are the first point of call if Ghana is to successfully implement her inclusive education policy. Ms Turkson, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, said that in educating children with special ne ... more
  • 11 hours Traders Urged To Stop Displaying Foodstuff On Bare Ground ModernGhana -Ent
    Traders who sell Foodstuff in the various markets in the country have been advised against displaying their wares on bare ground to prevent the contamination of food stuffs. It is a common spectacle to see fruits and vegetables displayed on bare ground or on torn jute sacks and mats spread on dusty floors in most markets Ghanaian markets. Mr Harold Esseku, Vice President, Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE), said Ghana 39;s markets needed reengineering to ensure food safety and ... more
  • 11 hours UK Aid-backed Drone Technology Facilitates Ghana’s COVID-19 Fight ModernGhana -Ent
    A partnership between the UK aid and Gavi - the Vaccine Alliance - is supporting Ghana to use Zipline drones to collect COVID-19 test samples in the country. A statement issued by the British High Commission, in Accra, which was copied to the Ghana News Agency, in Accra, said this world-leading technology had also increased the country 39;s ability to deliver immunisation kits and vaccines for diseases, such as yellow fever, polio, diphtheria and measles. Already Coronavirus test sa ... more
  • 11 hours Mercy Eke Responds to George Floyd Killing with Elegant and Touching Message – Everyone Needs to Read This GhanaCelebrities
    2019 BB Naija winner Mercy Eke has called for all human beings to treat each other with respect after the tragic killing of a black man by a white police officer in the U.S. Mercy, in a post on Twitter, said how we treat people defines us. READ ALSO: Shatta Wale and Pope Skinny Beef Reborn After Wale Sacked the Militants – They Both Throw Dirty Shots Mercy Eke took to the platform and wrote: “Treat every human being with respect, no matter their job title or class… How you treat people defines you.,”
    Treat every ... more
  • 12 hours New Voters’ register: No qualified Ghanaian should be disenfranchised – National House of Chiefs MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The National House of Chief has expressed concerned about the growing tension in the country over the compilation of a new voter register in the face of challenges that require national unity and cohesion such as the Covid-19 crisis. It observes that political leaders appear to be more concerned about winning power than in the developmental needs of the people. In a statement, the President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV, said traditional rulers are unhappy the Electoral Commission (EC) has failed to appear before the House, which has been seeking an “opportunity to promote dialogue ... more
  • 12 hours Yaw Adu Kuffuor MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Yaw AduKuffour affectionately called Bro. Yaw at home, and popularly known among his peers as Papoli was born on November 24, 1966 to Samuel Kojo Adu of blessed memory and Madam Rosina Aryee. He was the first born of his parents and the only son of his mother. He had his primary education at St Johns Primary School, Achimota(1973-1978) and Eto Primary School, Dansoman (1978-1979). He then proceeded to Presbyterian Boys Secondary School, Legon for his secondary education from 1979 to 1986. He gained admission to the University of Ghana in 1987 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree ... more
  • 12 hours There was a miscommunication – Kaywa addresses Mr Drew’s YouTube brouhaha MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Highly Spiritual boss, Kaywa has shot down reports that one of his signees, Mr Drew, stole a song from American Nigerian artiste, Rotimi. According to him, they know the implications of copyrights infringements when it comes to intellectual property hence the company would not dare do that. Kaywa revealed the song, ‘Eat’ which featured Stonebwoy is only a cover of Rotimi’s Love Riddim. Mr Drew had the video for his new song taken down on YouTube and other streaming platforms due to copyright concerns raised by Rotimi’s team. A video that went viral on social media, showed a Ghanaian had ... more
  • 12 hours Shatta Wale and Pope Skinny Beef Reborn After Wale Sacked the Militants – They Both Throw Dirty Shots GhanaCelebrities
    The eternal beef between Pope Skinny and Shatta Wale has been reborn after Shatta Wale once again sacked those around him. Since he became successful within the past decade Wale cannot seem to go a few years without sacking someone out of his inner circle. READ ALSO: It’s Been Tough, Jaden Still Remembers You Told Him You Were Going To Come Back From Your Journey – Barbara Mahama A few years back it was Pope Skinny and a few others before him. This year it’s the ‘SM Militants’ who have been shown the door by Wale. After their sacking ... more
  • 13 hours Scorned Husband Rains Curses On Actor Kwaku Manu For Sleeping With His Wife- VIDEO GhanaCelebrities
    Kumawood comic actor Kwaku Manu is in hot waters for allegedly warming the bed of a married woman. In a video sighted on social media, a scorned man is seen cursing the father of three for sleeping with his wife leaving his home in shambles. READ ALSO: BB Naija’s Nina Ivy’s Mystery Husband Celebrates Her With The Sweetest Message Today As She Celebrates Her 24th Birthday- PHOTOS The man is seen with a bottle of Schnapp and some eggs as he invokes curses on this Kwaku Manu who has brought nothing but pain to his family. He wishes death, epilepsy ... more
  • 14 hours BB Naija’s Nina Ivy’s Mystery Husband Celebrates Her With The Sweetest Message Today As She Celebrates Her 24th Birthday- PHOTOS GhanaCelebrities
    BB Naija’s former housemate Nina Ivy is a year old today— the heavily pregnant wife is 24 years old today and her better half cannot keep calm. Mr. Tosh is celebrating her, he says she is an addiction he never wants to get over. READ ALSO: Ned Nwoko Buys A Luxurious House For Regina In London Where She Would Be Nursing Their Baby- Reports Sharing a picture of Nina, Tosh wrote; “We all have something we are addicted to, and my addiction is you, my sweet Nina. This is an addiction I never want to End. Happy birthday, wifey… Love ... more
  • 14 hours Churches Are Willing To Organize Up To 10 Services A Day In Order To Observe Social Distancing – GPCC President GhanaCelebrities
    The President of The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches (GPCC), Reverend Prof. Frimpong Manso has disclosed the willingness of Ghanaian Churches to organize up to 10 church services a day in order to adequately observe social distancing protocols. Prof Frimpong Manso, who also doubles as the General Superintendent of Assemblies of God, Ghana revealed this during an interview with Power Fm’s News anchor Daakyehene Ofosu Agyeman on whether the church is ready for service if President Akufo-Addo lifts the restrictions. There has been a ban on Church services and other social gatherings since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in ... more
  • 14 hours Veteran Rapper Abrewa Nana Accuses Obuor Of Failing To Help Okomfo Kwaadee While He Was Musiga President GhanaCelebrities
    Veteran female rapper Abrewa Nana has accused her colleague Obuor of failing to do anything meaningful to assist ailing musician Okomfo Kwaadee. In a lengthy post on her Facebook page, Abrewa Nana alleged that she personally reached out to Obuor, while he was still Musiga President to organize a show in the stadium in order to generate funds to support the ailing Kwaadee, but he failed to act. Her post read in part, “Just last week, I was on phone with a friend abroad confessing that if I had the means one of the things I would love to do, ... more
  • 15 hours Yvonne Nelson Slams African Leaders For Doing Worse As Blacks Continue To Protest Killings And Unfair Treatment In America GhanaCelebrities
    Yvonne Nelson Renowned Ghanaian movie actress Yvonne Nelson has taken a swipe at African leaders, accusing them of killing their own people with manipulative policies and greed. Yvonne’s comment comes on the back of the massive worldwide outrage over the unfortunate and bizarre killing of black man, George Floyd by armed police personnel in America. Yvonne Nelson, who has never been one to shy away from speaking truth to power, accused African leaders of killing their own people with hunger, bad roads, etc. READ ALSO: I Asked Shatta Wale To Sack His Militants Because They Are Lazy – Bulldog Reveals ... more
  • 15 hours I Asked Shatta Wale To Sack His Militants Because They Are Lazy – Bulldog Reveals GhanaCelebrities
    Controversial artiste manager, Lawrence Asiamah Hanson, popularly known as Bulldog, has disclosed that he prevailed upon self-acclaimed dancehall king, Shatta Wale to sack his “lazy” militants. Bulldog, who is currently having his second stint as manager of the popular dancehall artiste, made this disclosure when he appeared as a guest on UTV’s United Showbiz with Nana Ama McBrown. Bulldog and Shatta Wale According to Bulldog, when he returned to the camp of Shatta Wale for his second stint, he realized that the artiste had already signed the militants in order to mentor them as a legacy when he is no ... more
  • 16 hours Sunyani West: Communities Beg For Akufo-Addo’s 88 Promised Hospitals ModernGhana -Ent
    Some youth in the Sunyani West Municipality of the Bono Region are demanding one of government rsquo;s 88 proposed hospitals be sited in the area. President Akufo-Addo in his eighth address to the nation on the coronavirus pandemic announced plans to construct hospitals in 88 districts across the country in a bid to improve Ghana 39;s health sector. Addressing a presser on May 28, the Chiraa Youth Forum said the hospital was an opportunity for the state to make up for years o ... more
  • 16 hours YouTube blocks Mr Drew’s hit song featuring Stonebwoy MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Ghanaian budding musician, Mr Drew is in hot waters after YouTube blocked his latest track on the site for copyright infringement. His latest hit song ‘Eat’, which features Stonebwoy, was reportedly blocked after an anonymous artiste reported the duplication to the real owner. The song is a cover of Empire’s Rotimi, which he titled ‘Love Riddim’ and has enjoyed massive airplay both in Africa and abroad. Rotimi upon receiving the hint reported the development to YouTube which immediately pulled down the song from its site. “This video contains content from EMPIRE, who has blocked it in your country on copyright ... more
  • 17 hours COVID-19: Recoveries Now 2,841 ModernGhana -Ent
    Additional 301 patients have recovered from COVID-19. This brings the total recoveries now to 2,841 from 2,540. The Ghana Health Service reported on Sunday, 31 May 2020. Also, the death toll has increased from 35 to 36. Additionally, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country is now up to 7,881. ... more
  • 17 hours Information Minister to open up on easing of restrictions on JoyNews’ Beyond The Lockdown MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Its been nearly two months since President Akufo-Addo lifted the lockdown placed on persons in Accra, Kasoa, Tema, and Kumasi. The President, however, put in place restrictions like wearing of nose masks, observing social distancing, closure of borders, and others to ensure the spread of the coronavirus is limited. Today on Beyond the Lockdown, the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, will sit down with JoyNews’ Emefa Apawu to discuss the easing of these restrictions. Viewers can send in their questions for the Minister via the Whatsapp line 0244340437 and to all JoyNews’ social media platforms. Beyond the Lockdown will ... more
  • 17 hours How Four More Bodies Were Retrieved From Volta Lake After Boat Capsised ModernGhana -Ent
    Four more bodies have been retrieved from the Volta Lake in a boat accident which occurred last Thursday. The four; two males and two females were retrieved Saturday bringing the total number of recovered bodies to five. About 25 passengers returning from Dzemeni to Agalakope met a violent storm on the lake which capsized the canoe, according to the Donkokrom Divisional Police Command. About 10 persons were immediately rescued. An 18-year-old boy who was aboard saved h ... more
  • 17 hours Koforidua: Covid-19 Kills Cop ModernGhana -Ent
    A Police Officer has succumbed to covid-19 in Koforidua in the Eastern region. The deceased, a 55-year-old Chief Inspector with the Central Police Station in Koforidua died Friday, May 29 after a short illness. He was on admission at the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua for few days having visited the Police Clinic in Koforidua and Newland Hospital- a private Hospital before his death. The cause of death was not immediately known until sample results released after h ... more
  • 17 hours Mahama reiterates calls for mass testing MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) flagbearer, John Mahama has reiterated calls to government to consider conducting mass testing exercises before the reopening of schools. According to Mahama, government has accumulated enough resources in the name of Covid-19 to be able to fund a mass testing exercise, “even if it has to rely on private laboratories; for the sake of the life and health of Ghanaians.” In the latest in his series of letters to government and the general public, he suggested that following the reopening of schools, students, teachers and ancillary staff returning to school or church attendants should undergo ... more
  • 17 hours Don’t Reopen Schools, It Will Be A Reckless, Dangerous Thing To Do–Madam Edwina Okuadjo ModernGhana -Ent
    The Proprietress of Awopedec Social School and a philanthropist, Madam Edwina Okuadjo has urged the president to hold on with the reopening of schools in the country, as the lives of teachers, students, and other staff will be put at risk due to the continuous increase in COVID-19 cases. Madam Edwina Okuadjo who described reopening of schools now as jeopardization of children rsquo;s lives said, there is a high risk of the virus spreading due to the crowding of the children in b ... more
  • 17 hours Hosts of Kids Paradise on Joy Prime share their experiences with e-learning MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Following the ban on public gathering in March as a result of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, various schools have been forced to migrate teaching and learning onto online platforms. On the Kids Paradise show on Joy Prime Saturday, some kids shared their experiences with the various online platforms their schools were using and whether it has proven beneficial as they stay at home. Talking about how their various platforms operate, these were their responses; Juanita Boaitey My school uses google platform. They give us work though. They give us notes, but for me I’m not a person ... more
  • 17 hours Nineteen Nigerians intercepted en route Niger MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Nineteen Nigerians, who attempted to travel out of Ghana to Niger through Burkina Faso contrary to the President’s directive on the closure of all the national borders, have been arrested at Hamile, in the Upper West Region. The illegal migrants were all males, aged between 14 and 43, were arrested on Friday, at about 0820HRS at Beat two, an unapproved route bordering neighbouring Burkina Faso in the Hamile Sector Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS). A statement signed by Mr. Ibn Yussif Duranah Abdul-Mumin Seidu, the Upper West Regional Public Relations Officer (PRO) for GIS, and copied to the ... more
  • 18 hours How Vietnam managed to keep its coronavirus death toll at zero MyJoyOnline -Ent
    When the world looked to Asia for successful examples in handling the novel coronavirus outbreak, much attention and plaudits were paid to South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. But there’s one overlooked success story — Vietnam. The country of 97 million people has not reported a single coronavirus-related death and on Saturday had just 328 confirmed cases, despite its long border with China and the millions of Chinese visitors it receives each year. This is all the more remarkable considering Vietnam is a low-middle income country with a much less-advanced healthcare system than others in the region. It only has 8 doctors for ... more
  • 18 hours A two-day-old baby has died of Covid-19 in South Africa MyJoyOnline -Ent
    A two-day-old baby has died of coronavirus-related condition in South Africa, the government said Thursday. The baby was born preterm with lung difficulties and had to put on a ventilator, according to a statement from the health ministry. “The mother had tested positive for COVID-19, and the child subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 as well. It is important to appreciate the complexities of the underlying condition of prematurity,” the statement read. The baby is among the 27 coronavirus deaths announced Wednesday, bringing the total number to 339, according to the ministry. With more than 18,000 cases, South Africa has the highest ... more
  • 18 hours Poetry: When Shall We Breathe? MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Down beneathI can’t breatheCenturies on, I remain at reefDeep is my griefForget that book! I’m black and outColoured, I surely standoutAnd truly don’t countPushed down to outWith nowhere to lookForget that book! That book is just grammarBeing black, ain’t no dramaI’m guilty until proven innocentBut he’s innocent until proven guiltyForget that book! That bookIs the oppressor’s hookMy liberty he tookJustice for me, a flukeAnd yet he calls that book, a law to watch our back.Damn! What crime is it to be black?Forget that book! We’ve screamed and screamed and yet we stuck!True ... more
  • 19 hours Ruth Kadiri Fights It Dirty With An IG Trolls Who Said She Needs To Hit The Gym Because She Is Getting Obese GhanaCelebrities
    There is nothing as difficult to handle as swallowing your words when you are subjected to body shaming. Sometimes, you feel it is not worth the hustle but in several instances, you just cannot help but go all defensive. That is exactly what actress and mother of one Ruth Kadiri did when an Instagram user decided to bring her weight on the table for discussion. READ ALSO: Regina Daniels’ Time Is Over; Ned Nwoko Was Just Using Her As A Baby-Making Machine- IG Troll Alleges Ruth is a mother of an almost one-year baby girl but it is not always ... more
  • 19 hours Five-month-old Brazilian baby survives coronavirus after 32 days in coma MyJoyOnline -Ent
    After spending a month in an induced coma due to Covid-19, Dom, a 5-month-old Brazilian baby, gets to go home and celebrate his 6-month birthday. A few months after he was born, Dom was diagnosed with Covid-19 at the Pro-Cardiaco hospital in Rio de Janeiro. He spent 54 days in the hospital — 32 of them in an induced coma and connected to a ventilator, Dom’s father, Wagner Andrade, told CNN. “He had some difficulty breathing so the doctors thought it was a bacterial infection,” he said. “But the medication didn’t work and he got worse. Then me and ... more
  • 19 hours Kofi Kinaata Stole The Concept Of The Song “Things Fall Apart” From Me – Takoradi Based Rapper Laments GhanaCelebrities
    Underground rapper and singer based in Takoradi, Kwabena Currency, has lamented in an interview with Sammy Kay that the concept of Kofi Kinaata’s popular song “Things fall apart” was stolen from him. The Takoradi based musician disclosed that he originally had his version of the song on a cover beat, which had gained massive popularity in the western region. According to him, he had plans to feature Kinaata on an original beat for the song but could not see his vision materialize as a result of financial constraints. To his utter shock, he realized later that the popular rapper had ... more
  • 19 hours 25 cities across 16 states have now imposed curfews amid George Floyd riots MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti has extended a curfew, which initially applied only to downtown, to the whole city. The curfew requires everyone within the City of Los Angeles to stay indoors tonight, from 8 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. “I will always protect Angelenos’ right to make their voices heard and we can lead the movement against racism without fear of violence or vandalism,” Garcetti said in a statement. “The vast majority of people taking to the streets are doing it peacefully, powerfully, and with reverence for the sacred cause they’re fighting for. This curfew is in ... more
  • 19 hours Akufo-Addo is disappointed in EOCO, National Security, Police, others – Ibrah One Pulse |Ent
    <p class="">Young Ghanaian millionaire Ibrah One has fired shots at some top government offices, civil service and the media.</p> <p class="">The controversial millionaire in one of his Snapchat rants yesterday expressed his disappointment in some top government offices, adding that President Nana Akufo-Addo will also be disappointed.</p> <p class="">According to him, the country cannot progress if top government officials are corrupt.</p> <p class="">He mentioned Economic and Organised Crime (EOCO), National Security, Ghana police service, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority, Immigration Service, Customs Excise and Preventive Service, and bloggers among the offices whose activities are hindering the progress of the country.</p> ... more
  • 19 hours Kemi Olunloyo Slams Davido Again – Dares Him To Post The Title And Deed To His Supposed New House GhanaCelebrities
    Controversial Nigerian Investigative Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, has taken singer Davido to the cleaners again, describing him as a sick clout chaser. As photos and videos continue to be paraded around of a supposed newly acquired mansion in Banana Island belonging to the renowned entertainer, Kemi Olunloyo is firm of the belief that it is nothing but a lie. In a recent tweet, the controversial journalist cited different circumstances where the singer had made such bold proclamations, which never materialized. She dared Davido to post the title and deed to the said mansion if indeed he has any. READ ALSO: Afia ... more
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