• 2 hours COVID-19: Akufo-Addo Lifts Ban On Churches, Mosques ModernGhana -Sports
    As a major aspect of measures utilized in the checking and controlling of the novel Coronavirus, H.E Nana Akufo Addo has lifted that restriction on places churches and mosques. The president made this known during his update number 10 on measures taken against the deadly virus. As indicated by him, at least 25 and a maximum of 100 individuals are relied upon to be in either a congregation or mosque with social distancing protocol duly observed. Effective Friday 5 June, all ... more
  • 2 hours [Full Text] Akufo-Addo’s 10th Update On Easing Of Restrictions ModernGhana -Sports
    ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, ON UPDATES TO GHANA rsquo;S ENHANCED RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, ON SUNDAY, 31ST MAY, 2020. 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 ... more
  • 3 hours COVID-19: Only 100 People Allowed At Private Burials – Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Sports
    President Akufo-Addo has eased restrictions imposed on private funerals in the country. The initial ban on public gatherings, including funerals, only allowed for 25 or fewer people in attendance. The President, while addressing the nation on Sunday, May 31, 2020, however said private burials could now host a maximum of one hundred persons. ldquo;Private burials, now with a maximum of one hundred (100) persons, can continue to be performed, rdquo; said the President. T ... more
  • 3 hours COVID-19: Borders Still Closed — Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Sports
    Ghana rsquo;s borders still remain closed despite the relaxation of the Coronavirus-induced restrictions by the President, Nana Akufo-Addo. Addressing the nation on Sunday, May 31, 2020, the President said, government has put in place measures to evacuate Ghanaians who have been stranded abroad due to the border closure. He disclosed that the individuals who will be evacuated will be made to undergo mandatory quarantine and other safety protocols. ldquo;Our border, by air, land, ... more
  • 4 hours Ghana Card, Voter Registrations To Go On — Akufo-Addo ModernGhana -Sports
    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
  • 4 hours Pandemic has catapulted banking sector into the future – Banking consultant MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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
  • 4 hours Ghana to evacuate stranded citizens abroad but borders remain closed MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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 Funerals, weddings now restricted to maximum of 100 persons MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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
  • 5 hours Mass testing will not solve any problem – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 Churches and mosques to re-open from June 5 – but with only 100 congregants at a time MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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
  • 6 hours COVID-19: WHO Outline New Guidelines For Outdoor Events, Mass Gatherings ModernGhana -Sports
    The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday issued new guidance for mass gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic, recommending a number of possible changes to large events mdash; once they 39;re allowed to take place. Holding gatherings outdoors, limiting attendance to healthy people and staggering arrivals could all help limit the spread of the virus, according to the guidance. ldquo;In the context of Covid-19, mass gatherings are events that could amplify the transmission o ... more
  • 6 hours Indian Construction firm in Eastern Region to be reopened after spikes in COVID-19 cases MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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
  • 6 hours Robber Cop Busted ModernGhana -Sports
    THE OBUASI Municipal Police Command has arrested a police officer believed to be a member of a robbery syndicate operating in some parts of the Ashanti Region and robbing victims. Inspector Godwin Mensah, a serving officer stationed at Agona Swedru in the Central Region, was arrested at Kunka Junction in Obuasi on Thursday, May 28, 2020 night by a police patrol team. Two members of the gang, a police lance corporal and a cabbie, who were all dressed in police uniform, managed to esca ... more
  • 6 hours Burkina Faso: 30 Killed In Cattle Market Gun-battle ModernGhana -Sports
    At least 30 people have been reportedly killed in gun-battle in eastern Burkina Faso. The 30 were killed in a gun attack on a cattle market, reports say. Gunmen on motorbikes, reports say, fired into the crowded market in Kompienga town around lunchtime on Saturday, May 30. Eyewitnesses and residents have been recounting the killings. It comes after 15 people were reportedly killed in Burkina Faso on Friday, May 29, by suspected Jihadists. The Jihadists had reportedly att ... more
  • 6 hours House Of Chiefs Unhappy Over Voters Register War Threats ModernGhana -Sports
    The National House of Chiefs is expressing worry over the war threats being issued by some political elements ahead of the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections. It has therefore called for calm and peace over the proposed compilation of a new voters rsquo; register. It would be recalled that the CID recently commenced investigations into threats made by PNC rsquo;s National Chairman, Bernard Mornah, against the Electoral Commission and its staff concerning the voters rsquo; ... more
  • 6 hours Easing restrictions guided by data, health experts advice but not driven by EC, NIA interest – Oppong Nkrumah MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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 Covid-19: Akufo-Addo To Deliver 10th Address At 10pm ModernGhana -Sports
    President Akufo-Addo is expected to address the nation tonight on the country 39;s fight against COVID-19. This will be the tenth time such a televised address will be delivered by the President since Ghana confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19 on March 12 President Akufo-Addo is scheduled to deliver the address at 10:00 pm. Ghanaians are expectant that President Akufo-Addo during the address will ease the various restrictions imposed on Ghanaians as part of measures to figh ... more
  • 7 hours Playback: Akufo-Addo’s 10th address to the nation on coronavirus crisis MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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
  • 7 hours Easing restrictions isn’t to allow EC compile new voters register – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 Two Fake Soldiers Engaging In Fraud Arrested ModernGhana -Sports
    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
  • 10 hours Papavi Boys To Face Court ModernGhana -Sports
    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
  • 10 hours Parental Involvement In Inclusive Education Is Essential — Educationist ModernGhana -Sports
    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
  • 10 hours Traders Urged To Stop Displaying Foodstuff On Bare Ground ModernGhana -Sports
    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
  • 10 hours UK Aid-backed Drone Technology Facilitates Ghana’s COVID-19 Fight ModernGhana -Sports
    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
  • 10 hours Abedi Pele in tears after meeting the person who discovered him as a footballer (video) Pulse -Sports
    <p class="">Three times African Footballer of the Year Abedi Pele couldn’t hold back his tears after he met Herbert Aditah, the man who discovered him as a footballer.</p> <p class="">Abedi Pele Ayew was one of the young football talents that emerged on the local scene in the 1970s and in 1978 he was voted the best colts footballer in Ghana.</p> <p class="">Similar to how most footballers get their breakthrough, Mr. Herbert Adika was the person who saw the need to sign the ‘Maestro’ after impressing in a trial game at colts level.</p> <p class="">The former Olympique Marseille attacking midfielder who ... more
  • 11 hours Photos of Asante Kotoko whiz kid Matthew Cudjoe on trial at Bayern Munich pops up Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Photos of Matthew Cudjoe's one-week trial at German Bundesliga Bayern Munich in February this year have emerged. ... more
  • 11 hours New Voters’ register: No qualified Ghanaian should be disenfranchised – National House of Chiefs MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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 Baffoe rubbishes Tony Yeboah’s claims on 1992 AFCON captaincy Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Ghana legend Anthony Baffoe has rubbished the claims of his former team-mate, Anthony Yeboah, that his manager spoke to the former defender to reject the Black Stars captaincy at the final of the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations and hand it over to the striker. ... more
  • 12 hours Emotional Abedi Pele weeps on TV after meeting the man who discovered his talent, praises other personalities Pulse -Sports
    <p class="">Ex-Black Star's skipper, Abedi Pele has wept on TV as he expressed gratitude to the people who played a key role in his footballing career.</p> <p class="">According to him, a member of Asante Kotoko at the time S.k Manu was the one who discovered him and saw his talent.</p> <p class="">The legend said this while he spoke in an interview on GTV on Sunday, May 31, 2020.</p> <p class=""> Pele affirmed that it was through Mr Manu that he was able to attend university, indicating that he (Manu) decided to give him scholarship to further his education at the ... more
  • 13 hours AFCON 1992: I didn’t know I will captain Black Stars in the final – Tony Baffoe Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Former Ghana international and Deputy General Secretary of the Confederation of African Anthony Baffoe has revealed that he was surprised he was chosen as the Black Stars’ captain in the final against Ivory Coast in 1992. ... more
  • 13 hours Do something new to recover from losses post Covid-19 – Otabil advises MyJoyOnline -Sports
    Founder of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Pastor Mensa Otabil says people need to try something different to recover from the losses brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses, homes, relationships that have been broken do not need old mistakes and decisions to survive, he said in his Sunday Service. “As we recount all that has happened in our lives, we cannot calculate all the losses. There’s been tremendous losses in human life, in quality of life. People have lost their lives. People’s health have become fragile, businesses collapsed, homes distorted, sources of income shattered.” Mensa Otabil ... more
  • 14 hours ‘Yeboah was one of the greatest strikers who played in Germany apart from Gerd Muller’- Jurgen Klopp Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has heaped praises on Anthony Yeboah after describing him as one of the greatest strikers to ever play in the German Bundesliga. ... more
  • 14 hours Adina explains why she is not a Gospel artiste despite being a ‘church’ girl MyJoyOnline -Sports
    Female singer, Adina Thembi says she is not a Gospel artiste because to her, it involves more than just having a good voice. The ‘Take care of you’ hitmaker while speaking on the Kids Paradise show on Joy Prime stated that even though she grew up in the church, and as a young girl had started singing in the church’s choir, that didn’t warrant her doing gospel music. “I mean, I grew up in a church so I was very young when I started singing in Church. And I will sing with the big church choir. I’ll be the little ... more
  • 14 hours US must sit up, eliminate racial discrimination – AU on George Floyd ‘murder’ MyJoyOnline -Sports
    The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat has waded into the death of a black American man, George Floyd at the hands of police in the United States. The AUC chair issued a statement on the development on Friday voicing their strong condemnation of the violence, rejection of discrimination and intensified the call to action on the part of Washington. According to him, the US must intensify efforts to eliminate forms of ethnic and racial discrimination. He said the AU rejects ongoing discriminatory practices against black citizens of the US. George Floyd, 46, died in police custody earlier this ... more
  • 14 hours Koforidua police begin mass testing following death of station officer from Covid-19 MyJoyOnline -Sports
    A team of health personnel from the Eastern Regional Health Directorate has begun taking samples of police officers at the Koforidua District Police Command following the death of the station officer, a Chief Inspector from Covid-19. The exercise is to screen colleague police officers who came into contact with the deceased. Civilians and some staff at the Police Clinic who came into contact with the officer are all being screened. The 55-year-old station officer died on Friday, May, 29 at the Eastern Regional Hospital where he was on admission. The cause of death was not immediately known until sample results ... more
  • 14 hours Abedi Pele weeps on TV after meeting the man who discovered him Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Former Real Tamele United Star, Abedi Ayew Pele shared tears on live TV after meeting the man who discovered him at the juvenile level. ... more
  • 14 hours Tony Yeboah on missing out on Bayern move and his famous Liverpool goal MyJoyOnline -Sports
    Former Leeds United forward Anthony Yeboah has picked his strike against Liverpool in 1995-96 as his best goal during his time in England. The Ghanaian was the toast of fans at Elland Road, a status boosted by his knack for spectacular goals. Two strikes, one against The Reds and another against Wimbledon, stand out. “Any time I am in England, I am asked about my goals and I always choose the goal against Liverpool because I am a Liverpool fan so it was special to score against them,” Yeboah told GTV Sports Plus. “And it was a long time that Leeds had beaten Liverpool. “I ... more
  • 14 hours Football will never be the same – Messi MyJoyOnline -Sports
    Lionel Messi thinks football “like life, will never be the same again” as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, as the Barcelona superstar prepares to return to the field with La Liga poised to restart. Covid-19 has killed hundreds of thousands of people around the world and caused the banning of mass gatherings in most countries, meaning football has had to take a back seat for several weeks amid the battle against the virus. There are plans for a return to a certain normality in the coming weeks, however, with several major football leagues in Europe having either restarted or are planning to resume their ... more
  • 14 hours PSG announce Icardi capture in £45m deal MyJoyOnline -Sports
    Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of forward Mauro Icardi on a permanent deal. Icardi, who has been a big success since joining on loan from Inter last summer, has signed a contract until 2024. The deal is reportedly worth £45m. This season, the Argentina international, who holds an Italian passport, has scored 12 goals in 20 Ligue 1 games and five times in six Champions League matches. The French league winners are through to the last eight of the competition. The move brings an end to an ill-tempered time for Icardi in Milan which resulted in him being left ... more
  • 15 hours Accident on Volta Lake: Seven more bodies recovered MyJoyOnline -Sports
    Seven more bodies have been retrieved from the Volta Lake after a boat capsized at Sopke, a suburb of Donkorkrom in the Eastern Region. This brings the total number of deaths to eight. A rescue team made up of mostly fishermen from the area, were able to retrieve the first casualty on Friday morning, a day after the incident occurred. The Kwahu Affram Plains North District NADMO Director, David Nyarko told JoyNews’ correspondent, Edwin Siaw that, the seven were all retrieved by the same rescue team. According to him, while three of the deceased have been sent to the Donkorkrom ... more
  • 15 hours Mohammed Polo was my idol – Abedi Pele reveals Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Black Stars legend Abedi "Pele" Ayew has disclosed that former Hearts of Oak great and 1978 Africa Cup of Nations winner Mohammed Polo was his idol while growing up as a footballer. ... more
  • 15 hours Tony Yeboah chooses goal against Liverpool in 1995 as the best goal of his career Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Ghanaian international, Tony ‘Yegoala’ Yeboah has chosen his outrageous strike for Leeds United in 1995 against Liverpool as the best goal of his career. ... more
  • 15 hours Abedi Ayew Pele weeps Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Abedi Ayew Pele could not hold back the tears as he paid tribute to some departed football administrators who played major roles in his career. ... more
  • 15 hours Reopening of churches must be gradual, monitored – Kumasi Ministers Fellowship to government MyJoyOnline -Sports
    The leadership of the Kumasi Ministers Fellowship says the reopening of churches in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic should be gradual; at least for the next two weeks. While President Akufo-Addo is expected to outline new measures aimed at easing various restrictions imposed on the citizenry in an address to the nation, today May 31, some churches in Kumasi have begun preparation in anticipation of the lifting of the ban on social gathering. But Chairperson of the Kumasi Ministers Fellowship, says government should set up a team to inspect churches and other religious bodies on their ability to accommodate ... more
  • 15 hours SECO And German Development Cooperation Support Ghana’s Biggest Cashew Processor Against COVID-19 ModernGhana -Sports
    Ghana rsquo;s biggest cashew processing company has received Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and other essential health supplies from the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the German Development Cooperation. The donation forms part of measures put in place by the Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew), which is funded by the German and Swiss governments, amongst others, and implemented by GIZ, to support actors in the cashew value chain fight the cur ... more
  • 16 hours LIVESTREAMING: Abedi Ayew Pele interview with GTV Sports+ Ghanaweb -Soccer
    Watch legendary Ghanaian footballer Abedi Ayew Pele discuss his career and life after football on GTV Sports+ Abedi had some great time with the Black Stars as well some controversial moments and it is expected that he will touch on these issues. ... more
  • 16 hours Sunyani West: Communities Beg For Akufo-Addo’s 88 Promised Hospitals ModernGhana -Sports
    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 -Sports
    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
  • 16 hours COVID-19: Recoveries Now 2,841 ModernGhana -Sports
    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
  • 16 hours Information Minister to open up on easing of restrictions on JoyNews’ Beyond The Lockdown MyJoyOnline -Sports
    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
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