• 2 months Rapper Kofi Jamar’s ‘Truth’ EP scheduled to drop on May 22 MyJoyOnline -Ent
    GADOne Records signee rapper Kofi Jamar is set to release his debut EP titled ‘Truth’. The six songs EP comes after a resounding success from his recent single ‘In the City’. The Hit single “In the city” features Ice Prince from Nigeria and Khaligraph Jones. These two rappers are Africa’s finest with Khaligraph Jones recently winning the best Rapper Africa at Sound City MVP Awards in Lagos. Speaking about the ‘Truth’ EP, Jamar said the title of the song is him simply telling his ‘truth’ to the rest of the world. “This is basically to share my story ... more
  • 2 months Tonto Dikeh Also Dragged In The Mud For Doing A Fake Giveaway- Screenshots GhanaCelebrities
    Since the emergence of Covid-19, many celebs have taken to doing giveaways for their fans as their way of providing means for them to afford a living. It is commendable that some of these celebs have gone out on their way to do that. READ ALSO: You Are Amazing And A Great Inspiration- Toyin Abraham Eulogizes Omotola As She Marks 25 Years Of Excellence In Nollywood There are kindness and love behind that glam and phoniness to some extent after all. That aside, we have had several instances where celebs are labeled fake for doing a fake giveaway just ... more
  • 2 months Hospitality sector petitions Akufo-Addo to reopen restaurants and hotels MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The National Hospitality Association of Ghana (NHAG) has appealed to President Akufo-Addo to consider reopening restaurants for business as a matter of urgency. According to them, their businesses have suffered terribly from government’s efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and that if the ban is not lifted soon, it could possibly lead to more harm for the Tourism industry. In a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the NHAG, Theodore Dzeble, the NHAG expressed their displeasure about the re-closure of restaurants and hotels by the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi barely hours after ... more
  • 2 months WHO states agree to coronavirus response probe MyJoyOnline -Ent
    WHO member states have agreed on an independent review of the global pandemic response at a virtual meeting of the World Health Assembly. China has accused the United States of smearing Beijing and shirking responsibilities to the World Health Organization (WHO) after President Donald Trump threatened to pull out of the UN health body. Unemployment claims in Britain jumped by 69 percent last month as the coronavirus pandemic took hold and hit the labour market. The US has set aside $11bn to ramp up coronavirus testing as the country reopens. Globally, there have been more than 4.8 million confirmed cases ... more
  • 2 months Balogun Olalekan assumes office as Managing Director of UBA Ghana MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The Board of Directors of United Bank for Africa (Ghana) Ltd (UBA Ghana) has appointed Olalekan Balogun as the new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. His appointment takes effect from 08 May 2020. He replaces Isong Udom, who has been the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of the Bank since March 2018 and now re-assigned to UBA Plc, Nigeria. Prior to his appointment, Mr Balogun was the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of UBA in Liberia where he led a major transformation since June 2016 and grew the Bank to become a dominant player in that ... more
  • 2 months New 1D1F Kasapreko factory in Ashanti Region starts production MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The National Coordinator of the One-district One-factory (1D1F) programme, Gifty Ohene-Konadu, has inspected the progress of a new factory set up by beverage giant, Kasapreko. The company, in Tanoso, in the Ashanti Region, is part of government’s flagship 1D1F built with a $20 million Eximbank loan given to the beverage company for the construction of the project. Set up on a 10,000-metre square property, the yet-to-be-commissioned structure has already commenced production of a number of Kasapreko products. Kasapreko will augment operations at the current Tanoso manufacturing complex, producing an estimated 85,000 bottles of various products. The new Tanoso complex ... more
  • 2 months Institute of Directors’ roundtable offers practical solution for businesses amid covid- 19 MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The ongoing global Coronavirus pandemic threatens to wreak an enduring and deleterious havoc on Ghanaian businesses and economy. The prognosis of both global and national economic indicators is even direr thereby compelling practical reflections on the way out of the situation and suggesting effective tools for adjustments. It was in recognition of these unusual times that the Institute of Directors-Ghana (IoD-Gh) invited a core team of board chairs to undertake a situational analysis of the present predicament within the context of Ghanaian businesses. This engagement was the first in a series of planned interactions among Chairs of Boards was hosted ... more
  • 2 months Sandra Anokobiah shows off wild twerking skills at birthday party (WATCH) Pulse |Ent
    <p class="">For the first time in a long while, Sandra Ankobiah has marked her birthday in Ghana and she made the best out it despite the coronavirus safety restrictions.</p> <p class="">Flashing back to her previous birthday celebrations, the Ghanaian Lawyer known for her sweet taste for fashion and travelling around, shared throwback photos and videos of how she marked her birthdays abroad for the past few years and the fact she can’t travel this year because of the COVID-19 lockdown.</p> <figure class="embedded_application" align="center"> <figcaption>Sandra Ankobiah shades Delay over aeroplane photo</figcaption> </figure> <p class="">Regardless, Sandra put in an effort, to make ... more
  • 2 months Pastor Rains Holy Ghost Fire on Female Church Member Who Tried to Sleep with Him – Screenshots GhanaCelebrities
    A pastor has become a social media hero after he refused advances from a female church member who wanted to seduce him. In screenshots we’ve chanced upon on social media, the lady is hellbent on seducing her pastor so she can have her way with him. However, the pastor refused her advances and threatened to report her to her parents for her depraved lifestyle. It’s not clear the origin of the screenshots detailing their chats but it tells an interesting story nonetheless. Question is how many pastors of today will actually do something like that? It’s almost like a PR ... more
  • 2 months You Are Amazing And A Great Inspiration- Toyin Abraham Eulogizes Omotola As She Marks 25 Years Of Excellence In Nollywood GhanaCelebrities
    Even your favorite celebs have their own celeb— in the case of actress Toyin Abraham, Omotola is that one favorite celeb for her. Toyin has taken to her Instagram page to celebrate Omotola for her 25 years of excellence in Nollywood. READ ALSO: Bullet Sends A Stern Warning To Fantana; Nothing Would Bring Him Down Especially With His Darling Girl Wendy Shay By His Side Sharing a picture of the endearing actress, Toyin expressed how Omotola has been an inspiration to the likes of her and how much of a nice person she has always been to her. Parts of ... more
  • 2 months Nana Ama McBrown didn’t influence my resignation; I won’t apologise to her – Nana Yaa Brefo (VIDEO) Pulse |Ent
    <p class="">Broadcast journalist and entrepreneur Nana Yaa Brefo has set the record straight in her first interview after quitting Multimedia Group, says her controversial interview with Nana Ama McBrown didn’t influence her decision.</p> <p class="">The TV and radio host has been criticised for weeks following her interview with the Kumawood actress on Bernard Nyarko’s death.</p> <p class="">After the said interview on Adom TV, people jabbed her, criticised her line of questions and called for her removal from the screen.</p> <p class="">But Nana Yaa says she was misunderstood and was judged based on the short clips from the 3-hour interview.</p> <p ... more
  • 2 months What Happened To Osofo Kyiri Abosom’s Threats? Has God Changed His Mind? GhanaCelebrities
    Reverend Christian Kwabena Andrews, popularly known as Osofo Kyiri Abosom, who is also the 2020 Presidential aspirant on the ticket of the Ghana Union Movement (GUM) issued a very strong warning to President Akuffo Addo and his government concerning the continued closure of churches. His warning came a few days to the President’s last televised address to the Nation concerning measures put in place by the government to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. According to the controversial Pastor, God had spoken to him that He will visit severe consequences on Ghana’s leaders, should they fail to open the ... more
  • 2 months Joyce Blessing is not a happy person; she weeps every night – Ola Michael Pulse |Ent
    <p class="">Ghanaian film producer and radio host Ola Michael claims Joyce Blessing is suffering in her marriage.</p> <p class="">The gospel musician has been at the centre of controversies surrounding her marriage and reports that her marriage is on the verge of collapse.</p> <p class="">Dave Joy, husband of the Zylofon Music signee who doubles as the manager of the musician, per reports is the one seeking to quit the marriage.</p> <p class="">Reacting to this, Ola Michael has revealed that the “I Swerve” hitmaker is not a happy person, adding that she weeps every night.</p> <p class="">He called on Ghanaians to show ... more
  • 2 months Video – Apraku My Daughter Now A Serious Drunkard Walking Around Town Disgracing Himself GhanaCelebrities
    Ghanaian gospel singer and minister Apraku my Daughter has transformed into a drunkard walking around town disgracing himself, a far cry from his heyday. The preacher has been spotted in a viral video walking around aimlessly looking intoxicated. READ ALSO: McBrown Shouted At Me On My Own Show And I Even Allowed It – Nana Yaa Brefo He was spotted walking around in a sorry state and the person decided to record him and place him on social media. Just a few weeks back there were reports that he had passed away but those turned out to be ... more
  • 2 months ‘Don’t Eat It’ Challenge featuring kids of Davido, Tiwa Savage, Kylie and more (WATCH) Pulse |Ent
    <p class="">There’s a new challenge on online which is taking over the social media timelines for some weeks now.</p> <p class="">The challenge known as ‘Don’t Eat It’ or ‘Fruits Snacks’ challenge, is a tempting trap for children, whose parents put a bowl or plate of sweets, cookies, snacks or fruits in front of them and tell them not to eat it until they get back. </p> <figure class="embedded_application" align="center"> <figcaption>Top 8 videos from Pulse Tik Tok Challenge this week</figcaption> </figure> <p class="">However, whilst they are away, a recording camera is secretly placed on the children to capture how they react ... more
  • 2 months McBrown Shouted At Me On My Own Show And I Even Allowed It – Nana Yaa Brefo GhanaCelebrities
    Embattled Ghanaian Journalist Nana Yaa Brefo has again granted an interview to defend herself following her botched interview with Nana Ama McBrown. In an interview with Kofi Adoma on Kofi TV, Nana Yaa Brefo has addressed the issues surrounding her interview with McBrown, which people have noted she asked ‘stupid question‘. Nana Yaa has noted that McBrown called her show and shouted on her even though she was in charge of the show. READ ALSO: Net 2 Tv Presenter Kwaku Annan Reacts to Video of Him Taking Bribe – Calls Anas a Fraudster, Blackmailer and an Extortionist She noted ... more
  • 2 months Covid-19: Bolga Doctor Who Recovered From Severe Case Recounts Ordeal [Video] ModernGhana -Ent
    Though most of Ghana rsquo;s covid-19 cases have proven to be mild, a paediatrician at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital was on the verge of giving up after developing one of the more severe cases of the virus in Ghana. On March 29, 2020, Dr Gillian Bougee, the paediatrician in charge of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital, came into contact with a patient who would later be confirmed to have the virus. It took two days, on March 31, for some sy ... more
  • 2 months COVID-19: Speaker Orders Immediate Mass Testing Of MPs, Parliamentary Staff ModernGhana -Ent
    The Speaker of Parliament has ordered the immediate mass testing of Members of Parliament and the parliamentary staff for COVID-19. Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye made this order today, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, when the House commenced sittings for the second meeting of this session. More soon hellip; ---citinewsroom ... more
  • 2 months The Wuhan writer whose virus diary angered China MyJoyOnline -Ent
    A diary written by an award-winning Chinese author documenting her life in Wuhan in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak has now been translated into English. Fang Fang first began publishing online accounts of her experience in the city in January, while it was still believed to be a local crisis. The 65-year-old’s diary entries were widely read, providing millions in China with a rare glimpse into the city where the virus first emerged. Earlier this year, Wuhan became the first place in the world to enter a state of complete lockdown that was then unheard of, but has ... more
  • 2 months Covid-19: Reserve 15 Acres Of Lands For New District Hospital — Minister To Assemblies ModernGhana -Ent
    The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama has directed the various district assemblies without hospitals to release a minimum of 15 acres land for the projects. ldquo;This exercise must be completed with all necessary documents prepared by 31st May, 2020, rdquo; a letter from the Minister said. She further urged Regional Ministers overseeing the selected districts ldquo;to take a personal interest in facilitating the smooth take-off of this ... more
  • 2 months China accuses US of coronavirus smear campaign MyJoyOnline -Ent
    China has accused the United States of smearing Beijing and shirking responsibilities to the World Health Organization (WHO), after President Donald Trump threatened to pull out of the UN health body. Unemployment claims in Britain jumped by 69 percent last month as the coronavirus pandemic took hold and hit the labour market. The WHO chief has promised an independent review of the global pandemic response, after countries at a virtual meeting of the World Health Assembly called for a probe. The US has set aside $11bn to ramp up coronavirus testing as the country reopens. Globally, there have been ... more
  • 2 months Gomoa Aboso Queenmother Welcomes Isolation Centre Donates 1,000 Nose Masks ModernGhana -Ent
    Nana Ayereba II, Queen Mother of Gomoa Aboso in the Gomoa Central District of the Central Region has welcomed location of Covid-19 Isolated center in her community with a call on Ghanaians to support the Government in the fight against Coronavirus pandemic Government alone cannot fight Covid-19 pandemic. We must support the effort to make sure Ghana becomes a coronavirus free country Nana Ayereba II, who doubles as Regent of Gomoa Aboso as well as Twafohemaa of Gomoa Ajumako ... more
  • 2 months Don’t cast doubt on Covid-19 recoveries – Hadzide MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The Deputy Information Minister has admonished Ghanaians not to doubt the Covid-19 recovery numbers from the Ghana Health Service (GHS). Pius Enam Hadzide made the call at Tuesday’s press briefing in Accra on why the country has seen a surge in the number of Covid-19 recoveries. According to Mr Hadzide, “we are concerned that insinuations that casts doubt on the veracity of recoveries declared by the GHS and now a suggestion for strict proof of their recoveries can worsen the already dire problem of stigmatisation of persons who have recovered. “We admonish fellow countrymen and women to gladly welcome our ... more
  • 2 months Lesotho prime minister leaves office amid murder case MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The prime minister of Lesotho has formally resigned following a scandal in which he was accused of involvement in the killing of his estranged wife. Thomas Thabane told a national television audience that although he had not completed his work, he was retiring from what he described as the great theatre of action. He had for months refused to step down. Mr Thabane and his wife, Lipolelo, were embroiled in a bitter divorce when she was shot dead outside her home. His current wife, Maesaiah, has been charged with murdering Lipolelo. The couple deny wrongdoing. The post Lesotho prime minister ... more
  • 2 months UK agency sanctions Pastor Chris’ channel over coronavirus, 5G conspiracy claims MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Ofcom, a regulatory authority for broadcasting in the United Kingdom, has imposed a sanction on Loveworld Limited for airing potentially harmful claims about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Loveworld is a religious television channel owned by Nigerian pastor, Chris Oyakhilome, who has himself championed outrageous claims about the coronavirus outbreak. Ofcom announced in a statement on Monday, May 18, 2020, that a news programme and a live sermon on the channel aired unsubstantiated claims that 5G technology was the cause of the pandemic, and that the outbreak was the subject of a global cover-up. The agency said the report on 5G ... more
  • 2 months US celebrities help Class of 2020 mark graduation MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Many schools in the US have had to cancel or postpone graduation ceremonies because of the coronavirus pandemic. Former US President Barack Obama and NBA star LeBron James are amongst a host celebrities to have sent students messages to congratulate them. In his message, Mr Obama seemed to criticise his successor Donald Trump’s handling of the outbreak in the US. The post US celebrities help Class of 2020 mark graduation appeared first on MyJoyOnline.com. ... more
  • 2 months Akufo-Addo Launches GHC600m Stimulus Package Today ModernGhana -Ent
    President Akufo-Addo is expected to launch the GHC600 million credit line today, May 19. The credit line is to support micro, small and medium enterprises. Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, announced on Facebook earlier this morning about the plan for the President to roll out the credit. He says ldquo;Later this morning President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will roll out the 600m GHS credit line to support small and medium enterprises. rdquo; ldquo;His exp ... more
  • 2 months Leonardo DiCaprio joins DR Congo gorilla park campaign after attack MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Leonardo DiCaprio has joined a campaign to support Africa’s oldest nature reserve after it came under a deadly attack last month. Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is a popular tourist attraction and is known for its endangered mountain gorilla population. In April, 12 rangers at the park were killed in an ambush by a suspected Rwandan rebel group. DiCaprio has now contributed to a new fund which aims to support the park. Earth Alliance, a group co-founded by the actor, has donated part of the initial $2m (£1.65m) funding, although it is not clear exactly how much. “I ... more
  • 2 months Twilight actor Gregory Tyree Boyce and girlfriend Natalie Adepoju found dead MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Gregory Tyree Boyce, who appeared in the first Twilight film in 2008, has been found dead alongside his girlfriend in Las Vegas. Boyce was 30 and his girlfriend, Natalie Adepoju, was 27. Police said it was not a criminal incident, and the coroner said they were waiting for toxicology results. Boyce, 30, played Tyler in Twilight, the character who almost crashed his van into Bella before Edward stopped it with his bare hands. Boyce’s brother Chris Wayne wrote on Facebook: “I wish you were still here bro. The world lost an awesome person.” His mother Lisa Wayne wrote: “I’m sick ... more
  • 2 months 27 people arrested for attempting to flee Ghana MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Twenty-seven people from Nigeria and Niger have been arrested by immigration officers at the Akanu border in the Volta region. They were caught after they attempted to flee the country to their homeland on Tuesday morning. The suspects who were all male were being transported in a cargo truck loaded with onions from Accra to Nigeria. The arrest comes in the wake of the closure of Ghana’s ports and borders by President Akufo-Addo as part of measures to check the spread of Covid-19. Currently, Ghana has recorded 5,918 confirmed cases of the virus with 31 deaths. ... more
  • 2 months How Ghanaian film director blew over GHC1.5 million on “Aloe Vera” (VIDEO) Pulse |Ent
    <p class="">Multiple award-winning film director Peter Sedufia has disclosed that he blew over $200,000 (1.5 million Ghana cedi equivalent) on his recent drama film, titled “Aloe Vera”.</p> <p class="">According to him, he budgeted $150,000 (GHC 860,000 equivalent) for the popular film but unfortunate events cost him more.</p> <p class="">He said the initial budget was exhausted when heavy rain damaged parts of the film set, forcing him to extend the shooting days to 7 to 8 days.</p> <p class="">Peter revealed this in an Instagram post on Tuesday, May 19.</p> <p class="">He captioned an interview he granted Forbes8: <em>“Lol. Indeed, I thought ... more
  • 2 months Adom TV starts showing Bible Novela series MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Adom TV’s newest television series, Bible Novela, was launched on Sunday, at the Adom TV studios. The first episode of the series Mary Magdalene the Apostle was aired to the admiration of viewers who have, for some time now, been itching to watch the series since its coming-soon promo started airing. Adom FM and TV host, Kwamena Idan, together with Bishop Yaw Owusu Ansah, delved deep into the life of Mary Magdalene at the launch and the impact it has had on followers of Christ and religion as a whole. The series will educate viewers on the life and ... more
  • 2 months Coastal Development Authority donates face masks, sanitisers to Multimedia Group Ltd MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) has donated 500 facemasks and 200 boxes of sanitisers to the Multimedia Group Limited to aid the fight against Covid-19. Chief Executive Officer, Jerry Ahmed Shaib, praised the media station for their continuous education of the public on Covid-19. He highlighted the need to promote the essence of prevention rather cure to reduce the cases of infection in the country. “We believe that it is better to be safer than sorry. We are giving 220,000 masks and our target groups are the commercial drivers which we believe have a lot of physical engagement people, traders, ... more
  • 2 months I made Fantana famous and that fame has gotten into her head – Bullet Pulse |Ent
    <p class="">Ricky Nana Agyeman aka Bullet, who is the CEO of Rufftown records has spoken about the Fantana and Wendy Shay brouhaha.</p> <p class="">Bullet, whose record label has Fantana and Wendy Shay, has attributed the former’s recent behaviour and antics online has been introduced to. The two female acts <a href="https://www.pulse.com.gh/entertainment/celebrities/fantanas-beef-with-wendy-shay-triggers-her-sack-from-rufftown-records/0e2pn9z" id="1ef79f0f-515c-488b-88d9-693630a030b9">clashed on social media over the weekend </a>and traded insults with each other, seeing Fantana 'exposing' Rufftown Records.</p> <figure class="embedded_application" align="center"> <figcaption>Fantana reacts to the fact that Ghanaian men are afraid to approach her.</figcaption> </figure> <p class="">Speaking during an interview on Happy 98.9FM’s ‘Ayekoo After Drive’ with DJ Advicer, ... more
  • 2 months Covid-19 induced reversal of downward inflation trend; impact on price stability MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Covid-19 pandemic has affected price stability in Ghana’s economy. Consumer Price Index (CPI) entered double-digit for the first time since the CPI was rebased in August 2019.  In April 2020, Ghana recorded a year-on-year inflation rate of 10.6% from 7.8% in the previous month. The 3.2% increase is significant looking at the trend in the past two years.  The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures proportionate changes in the prices of a fixed basket of goods and services that households in Ghana consume according to the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS). Food and Non-alcoholic Beverages division recorded the highest year-on-year inflation rate ... more
  • 2 months Invest in your brand outside music – D-Black to artistes MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Rapper and entrepreneur D Black is urging his colleagues to invest in other ventures aside from music. According to him, this would help them make more income without having to solely depend on the little money music is bringing into their pockets. His comments come after rapper Edem and UK based artiste Reggie Zippy called for a campaign to fix the porous structures of the Ghana music industry’s royalty system. Edem took to Twitter to state that it was important to expose how bad the system is especially during the coronavirus era where artistes are suffering. “Every artiste in Ghana ... more
  • 2 months Video: Nana Yaa Brefo Finally Speaks About Her KK Fosu And Nana Ama McBrown Interviews GhanaCelebrities
    Controversial TV presenter and former co-host of Adom TV ‘Badwam’ show, Nana Yaa Brefo has finally explained her side of the story with regards to her widely criticized interviews with K.K Fosu and Nana Ama McBrown. Nana Yaa who recently resigned after a decade with media giants Multimedia Group Limited was speaking in an interview with her former colleague Kofi Adomah Nwanwanii on Kofi TV. On the KK Fosu interview, she revealed that the nature of the show is that she is required to ask controversial questions, but that she had no agenda whatsoever against the highlife artiste. She further ... more
  • 2 months Kaninja Has Bitten More Than He Can Chew; Xandy Kamel Says She Will Always Be Uncouth- VIDEO GhanaCelebrities
    If you ever thought Xandy Kamel is going to change because she is married, be certain from hence that you got it all wrong. The newly married Xandy says nothing is ever going to change her, not even marriage. READ ALSO: Burna Boy Thinks Nigerians Hate Him Because He Speaks The Truth- Nigerians React Xandy has always had a dent on her name. The truth hurts but we can all attest that Xandy is loud, uncouth, all over the place and uncultured. She has literally entered the gutters with people who have come at her in the past. Now that ... more
  • 2 months Cameroonian Pastor Who Bragged He Could Cure Coronavirus Dies A Week After Contracting The Virus – Fear Grips Congregation GhanaCelebrities
    A popular Cameroonian pastor and a Presidential Candidate in their last election Frankline Ndifor has died of Coronavirus after he claimed to have a cure and had engaged his congregation in prayer sessions. According to reports, the man of God died after a week of being tested positive for COVID-19 in Douala. VOA reports that Cameroon police forced their way into the residence of the pastor as his congregation were in denial that their leader was on a spiritual retreat with Jesus Christ and was not dead. READ ALSO: 20 Ghanaians Die In the U.S from Coronavirus According to ... more
  • 2 months You Sit on Social Media and Talk But When A Meeting Is Called You Don’t Bother to Come – Mark Okraku Mantey Slams Edem, Other Top Artistes GhanaCelebrities
    The President of the Creative Arts Council, Mark Okraku Mantey, has rubbished complaints by some artistes that they’re hungry because government is not helping put measures in place to monetize their work. According to Mark, the artistes are not cooperative with the authorities when they try to bring everyone together for stakeholder meetings to discuss the situation. READ ALSO: 20 Ghanaians Die In the U.S from Coronavirus Mark was speaking on Daybreak Hitz today and revealed the artistes only like to sit on social media and complain but they are not interested in taking any concrete measures. Mark ... more
  • 2 months “An Old Woman Was Rushed To The Hospital When She Heard Of My Resignation” – Nana Yaa Brefo Reveals GhanaCelebrities
    Former Co-host of Adom TV ‘Badwam’ Morning Show, Nana Yaa Brefo has revealed that an elderly woman fainted and was rushed to the hospital upon hearing of her resignation. According to the controversial TV presenter, the love she has received from loyal listeners since her resignation has been heartwarming, claiming she has never received such affection in her entire life. On her style of questioning, she revealed that she does not create shows but only carries out instructions from her production team. She revealed that she has nothing personal against any of her interviewees. READ ALSO: “I Was Once Poisoned ... more
  • 2 months Government launches new policies to speed up financial inclusion, digital payments MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The Ministry of Finance has launched three policy initiatives designed to deepen financial inclusion and accelerate the shift to digital payments.  As part of the launch, the Ministry presented the government’s vision of building a highly digitized payment system that accelerates economic development and drives inclusive growth.  The three policy initiative include: ●The National Financial Inclusion and Development Strategy, developed in collaboration with the World Bank, aims at increasing financial inclusion from currently 58 per cent to 85 per cent by 2023, helping create economic opportunities and reducing poverty.  ●The Digital Financial Services Policy, developed in partnership with the Consultative ... more
  • 2 months M.anifest, Stonebwoy to perform at MTV’s Africa Day Benefit Concert MyJoyOnline -Ent
    M.anifest and Stonebwoy have joined a long list of artistes set to perform at the MTV Africa Day benefit concert. The event is set to take place on Monday, May 25 to commemorate the day the African Union (AU) was formed. Africa Day Benefit concert will also be an avenue to raise money towards Covid-19. Set to perfrom with M.anifest and Stonebwoy is Burna Boy, Sauti Sol, Sho Madjozi, Yemi Alade, Teni, Seun Kuti, AKA and many others. Because of the coronavirus, the two hour long will be streamed live from artiste’s homes. The benefit concert will be hosted ... more
  • 2 months Sports Ministry has no policy on stadia maintenance and misapplied GH¢180K MyJoyOnline -Ent
    An audit report on the activities of the National Sports Authority (NSA) and the Ministry Youth and Sports (MoYs), by the Auditor General sighted by Joy Sports has revealed that the NSA misapplied monies meant for the fixing of seats at the Baba Yara stadium. The report which was made available on December 30, 2019 say, NSA misapplied GH¢180,494 of GH¢203,688 meant to fix broken seats at the Baba Yara stadium when the Ghana Education Service(GES) used the facility for their inter-college sports competition. The Sports umbrella body charged the GES, Kumasi an amount of GH¢203,688 to replace broken seats ... more
  • 2 months Public Universities’ Bill will create more problems than it seeks to resolve – UTAG MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has mounted a strong opposition to the passage of the controversial Public Universities’ Bill. The bill seeks to harmonise the governance, administration and accountability structures of public universities. But after perusing bill, UTAG says it “is at a loss regarding the rationale for the enactment of the legislation.” “After a careful clause by clause analysis of the Bill, the passage of the Bill into law in its current form will create more problems for the running of the universities than they seek to resolve,” UTAG said in a statement. Paramount among UTAG’s concerns ... more
  • 2 months Cocoa farmers lament poor warehousing system, income disruptions amid Covid-19 MyJoyOnline -Ent
    As the coronavirus pandemic bites hard on global economies, cocoa farmers are making a case for Ghana to create a local demand for the industrial use of cocoa so as not to overly rely on international markets.  At Korboe Farms – a 45-hectare cocoa farm at Akyem Tafo in the Eastern Region, the harvest of 160 cartons of cocoa beans this cocoa crop season is expected. But there is a problem, the novel coronavirus has left farmers here worried about the inability of their external buyers to engage in business. The CEO of Korboe Farms and winner of the 2019 ... more
  • 2 months Jamaican sprint king Bolt becomes father for first time MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Athletics great and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his long-time girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcomed their first child on Sunday, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness confirmed in a congratulatory tweet on Monday. Jamaica’s Bolt, who holds world records in the 100m and 200m distance, confirmed Bennett was expecting a daughter in an Instagram video in March. “Congratulations to our sprint legend Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett on the arrival of their baby girl,” Holness tweeted.
    Congratulations to our sprint legend Usain Bolt (@usainbolt) and Kasi Bennett on the arrival of their baby girl! pic.twitter.com/bheXPgU7Qd— Andrew Holness ... more
  • 2 months Ghana now has 5,918 Covid-19 cases, two more deaths MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Ghana’s coronavirus cases currently stand at 5,918 after 188 new cases have been confirmed by the Ghana Health Service. The number of recorded deaths have also increased by two bringing the new number to 31. Meanwhile, the number of recoveries still stands at 1,754 since the previous update on May 16, 2020. Total Confirmed Covid-19 Cases stand at 5,918 with 1,754 Recoveries and 31 DeathsVisit https://t.co/IW9gCmy3wm for the details pic.twitter.com/EChgSScpY1— Disease Surveillance Dept_GHS (@DSD_GHS) May 19, 2020 The post Ghana now has 5,918 Covid-19 cases, two more deaths appeared first on MyJoyOnline.com. ... more
  • 2 months Rev Eric Xexemeku: The church giving back to society MyJoyOnline -Ent
    I would like to start off with this humble caveat that this piece is not intended to stoke any theological debate or controversy, especially if it threatens or offends your opinion or social conscience, but simply to bring to our attention the stark truth that the Church Universal or the Local Church does more than taking (I guess the right word is ‘receiving’) tithes as the world and the ‘simple’ have been made to believe. The unpleasant surprise handed down by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) these last few months is unprecedented in the history of mankind. This challenge has seen ... more
  • 2 months Playback of government’s updates on Tema, Obuasi Covid-19 case management and recoveries MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Government on Tuesday morning held a press conference to update the nation on measured it is putting in place to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The media briefing to be led by the Deputy Information Minister Pius Enam Hadzide gave details on how the cases in Tema and Obuasi are being managed. Also, government addressed the issue of recoveries after some people questioned the announcement of over 500 persons’ recovery. Further, the issue of stigmatisation of people who have recovered from Covid-19 was addressed. The post Playback of government’s updates on Tema, Obuasi Covid-19 case management and recoveries appeared ... more
  • 2 months Italians sip cappuccinos 6-feet apart, receive communion from gloved priests as lockdown subsides MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Italians could attend in-person Mass and enjoy meals and drinks at newly reopened bars and restaurants for the first time in two months Monday as the country continued to come out of its once grueling lockdown put in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus in what was once the epicenter of the outbreak in Europe. A woman sips her coffee from under her facial protection at a cafe with outdoor tables in Rome Monday, May 18, 2020. Italy is slowly lifting restrictions after a two-month coronavirus lockdown. Stylists wearing face shields gave clients long-awaited haircuts in salons and barbershops in Milan, The Guardian reported. ... more
  • 2 months 22,683 grams of suspected narcotics intercepted at Ghana-Togo border MyJoyOnline -Ent
    A joint operational team has intercepted 53 parcels of suspected marijuana at an unapproved route on the Ghana-Togo border in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta Region.  The parcels concealed in a bail of used clothes weighs about 22,683.2 grams.  GIS officer trying to cut open the bail The team which included officials from the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) and the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) made the interception during a routine patrol exercise in the Beat 6 border enclave on Saturday, 16 May 2020.  A press release signed by the Officer In-charge ... more
  • 2 months Message from the Morning Man: Yankel MyJoyOnline -Ent
    There was an old Jewish baker in Germany called Mr Yankel. He was one of the few who were lucky enough to survive the Holocaust during the Second World War. As a matter of fact, Yankel really ought to have died, and it was a miracle that he was alive to tell the tale. And what a tale it was. Yankel was merely a teenager when he was picked up by a Nazi patrol, thrown into an overcrowded wooden crate and placed on a freight train to Auschwitz – the famous concentration camp where all manner of atrocities were committed against Jewish people.  It was a five-day ... more
  • 2 months Today’s front pages: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Daily Graphic 29,000 students receive GHS40m government scholarship Access to water still challenge to many 3-year-old abused boy discharged from hospital President launches stimulus package today Daily Guide NDC fights NPP over killing plot Pressure on Mahama to check aides TOR worker kills security guard Health Minister fights NDC over abandoned hospital projects UTAG makes input into Varsity Bill Daily Statesman Innate indecision at play – Mahama running mate list gets longer with Terkper now in the lead Government spends GHS40 million on local scholarship The Daily Heritage Kade palace takeover: 3 National Security operatives ... more
  • 2 months 3 shot dead in armed robbery attack at Manso Datano in Ashanti Region MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Three people, including the driver of the District Chief Executive for Amansie South District in the Ashanti Region have been shot dead in suspected armed robbery attack. The deceased who  received multiple gunshot wounds  were  shot at different locations at Manso Dadease near Datano in the Amansie South District when the group of armed men stormed the community. The armed men  are  said to have blocked the main road leading to the town in the wake of the attack whilst shooting indiscriminately at anyone they see at sight at about 7 p.m , Monday. Driver of the District Chief Executive ... more
  • 2 months Coronavirus: Trump gives WHO ultimatum over Covid-19 handling MyJoyOnline -Ent
    US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) threatening to pull US funding permanently over Covid-19. The letter outlines a 30-day deadline for the body to commit to “substantive improvements” or risk losing millions and US membership altogether. Addressed to WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, it criticises stages of the body’s response since December. Earlier in the day, Mr Trump called the UN’s health body a “puppet of China”. The president, who faces re-election this year and has himself been criticised for his handling of the pandemic, has blamed China for ... more
  • 2 months Police not undertaking fresh recruitment MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The Ghana Police Service has said it is neither advertising nor undertaking fresh recruitment process as purported by some publications. According to press release on May 18, the Service encouraged the pubic to disregard any media publication to that effect describing them as fake. The Police explained that the process would have been first published in the major newspapers prior to the start. The statement signed by Dirctor of Public Affairs of the GPS, Supt. Sheilla Abayie-Buckman revealed that: “Police recruits who started training in February this year, at the various Police training schools at Accra, Koforidua, Ho, Kumasi and ... more
  • 2 months World War II Veteran To Raise Funds For Covid-19 In Africa ModernGhana -Ent
    World War II veteran Pte Joseph Ashitey Hammond will embark on a 14 miles walk to raise funds towards the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa. The 95-year-old, aims to complete the walk in seven (7) days to help secure essentials for the commonwealth countries in Africa. Speaking to Pte Hammond about the motivation behind this, he added ldquo;Having fought in the Second World War, I feel that we are facing a different type of war against COVID-19. As such, I eagerly want to contribute towar ... more
  • 2 months Jewel Starfish Foundation Takes Anti-Covid 19 Fight To Broader Level ModernGhana -Ent
    The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Liberia reached 218, as of May 14, 2020 with 20 deaths so far. These scaring numbers have given the Jewel Starfish Foundation the impetus to champion the course by reaching those in dire need of help during this difficult period especially girls who are under the tutelage of the foundation across the country as well as critical healthcare facilities in Montserrado, Margibi, Bong and Nimba Counties. On May 14, the Jewel Starfish Foundati ... more
  • 2 months Kendrick Lamar to return soon, says TDE CEO MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Kendrick Lamar might be dropping new music sooner than expected. In an Instagram comment that surfaced on the internet on Monday (May 18), TDE CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith confirmed Kendrick’s triumphant return to music after a three-year break. “Stay patient king Kendrick will return soon,” the record label’s CEO wrote. While the Instagram comment teased that new music from K. Dot is on the way, fans will have to continue to wait patiently for an actual release date. The new info about his return doesn’t include any additional details on what Kendrick’s supporters should expect from him. Top’s message validates past claims about Kendrick’s forthcoming lyrical miracle. Back in ... more
  • 2 months FIFA To Organise Online Courses For Referees ModernGhana -Ent
    FIFA Director of Refereeing Massimo Busacca sent to all Member Associations on Monday, May 18. ldquo;Due to the major impact of the virus on the organization of events such as in-person courses and seminars, FIFA has been searching for alternative ways to continue our mission of supporting and improving refereeing globally. We understand how important it is to provide solutions that allow referees to develop and train as safely and effectively as possible, rdquo; the letter ... more
  • 2 months Wasiru Mohamed Is The New Hope To Win World Title For Ghana Boxing – Mr Boham ModernGhana -Ent
    Mr. Boham said Mohamed has the qualities to win a world title for Ghana adding that he was patiently waiting for an opportunity to take a shot at the world title. The next boxing prospect that would hit the headlines in the world from Ghana would be the undefeated rising star, Mohamed, he added. According to Mr. Boham, who is also an international boxing expert and is on record to have guided great boxers like Ike Quartey (Bazooka) and Alfred Kotey (Cobra), the gradual progr ... more
  • 2 months TOR Worker Kills Security Guard At Shai Hills Over Litigation Land ModernGhana -Ent
    The police at Dodowa are investigating a case in which a worker with Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) allegedly shot a security guard to death at Shai Hills in the Shai-Osudoku District of Accra. According to the Dodowa Divisional Police, the victim was a worker of a company called Green House Company Limited, one of the One District One Factory facilities at Shai-Hills, near Afienya. The suspect, identified as Thomas Kwaku Oppong, allegedly shot and killed Kwame Huzzey opposite the co ... more
  • 2 months There’s nothing to diversify in the industry – Stonebwoy tells Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (VIDEO) Pulse |Ent
    <p class="">Afro-dancehall musician Stonebwoy has told Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, that there’s nothing to diversify in the Ghana music industry.</p> <p class="">It was during Kojo Oppong Nkrumah’s recent live Instagram question and answer session where Stonebwoy made this comment.</p> <p class="">Mr Oppong Nkrumah sought to find the challenges facing the industry and find ways and means his government can support the talents to diversify their income but was told there’s nothing to diversify.</p> <p class=""><em>“We have to find a way by which we can support you guys to make a lot of values and spread your wings globally,”</em> he ... more
  • 2 months Doctor who recovered from Covid-19 shares near-death experience exclusively with JoyNews MyJoyOnline -Ent
    She came into contact with a patient who later tested positive for Covid-19 at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital in March 2020. And after exhibiting symptoms of the disease days after, the paediatrician in charge of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the hospital, Dr Gillian Bogee had to be airlifted to the Korlebu Teaching Hospital for critical care. Twenty days after hospitalisation, she has now tested negative twice and been discharged. Dr Bogee has been sharing her near-death experience exclusively to JoyNews‘ Komla Adom as part of a yet-to-be aired documentary. The post Doctor ... more
  • 2 months GNCFC willing to collaborate with GHS, Police to intensify Covid-19 education MyJoyOnline -Ent
    The Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council has expressed its readiness to work with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and other state security agencies to intensify education on Covid-19 in all fishing communities. Executive Member of the Association, Nii Djamiodja made this appeal during the Far Ban Bo fisheries discussion on Adom FM’s Burning Issues. “The Association is calling for a strong collaboration with Ghana Health Service and the Police Service to enhance public education within coastal communities. We serve as officers for the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD). Each landing beach has a Chief Fisherman,  so once we ... more
  • 2 months Karpowership Ghana Donates To Muslim Community At Sekondi Zongo ModernGhana -Ent
    Karpowership Ghana has donated various food items to the Muslim Community at Sekondi Zongo as they fast and pray in the holy month of Ramadan. Several bags of rice, cartons of vegetable oil, boxes of milk and sardines were among the items handed over to support the residents as part of the celebration. ldquo;Since we began operations in Ghana, we have made series of donations to Muslim communities as our way of supporting our brothers and sisters during Ramadan. We know that ... more
  • 2 months Karpowership Ghana donates to Muslim community at Sekondi Zongo MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Karpowership Ghana has donated various food items to the Muslim community at Sekondi Zongo as they fast and pray in the holy month of Ramadan. Several bags of rice, cartons of vegetable oil, boxes of milk and sardines were among the items handed over to support the residents. “Since we began operations in Ghana, we have made series of donations to Muslim communities as our way of supporting our brothers and sisters during Ramadan. “We know that Ramadan, and by extension the Islamic faith embodies the values of charity, empathy, patience and holiness and these are needed to live ... more
  • 2 months Multimedia Allegedly Chasing Captain Smart After He Tendered His Resignation Letter GhanaCelebrities
    Unconfirmed report alleges that Adom FM bigwig Captain Smart has also tendered his resignation letter to the Multimedia Group. According to Kobby Kyei News, a close source has revealed that the morning show host of Adom FM, Multimedia, Captain Smart has taken a decision to resign but his employers have refused to give in to his request as they are still dealing with Nana Yaa Brefo’s resignation. READ ALSO: Beef Turns Physical As Sista Afia And Freda Rhymz Exchange Blows On TV3 Premises – Video Apparently, the reason for Captain Smart’s resignation is not disclosed although this is coming ... more
  • 2 months Communication Minister donates to Birim Central Assembly MyJoyOnline -Ent
    Communication Minister Ursula Owusu Ekuful has donated food items, veronica buckets, sanitary items and cash of ¢5,000 to the Birim Central Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region to support the needy in the municipality. The items included 80 special packed parcels each containing packed sugar, a half litre of cooking oil, five kilograms of rice, two tins of milk and two tins of fish, two big boxes of tomato paste, three packets of tissue papers,  face masks and 14 boxes of hand sanitizers. Mrs Owusu-Ekuful was born in Akim Oda where she spent part of her early life and has ... more
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