Wall Street financier busted for $800K fake loan scheme
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Wall Street financier busted for $800K fake loan scheme

Anthony NyameA Wall Street financier hatched an elaborate scheme to steal $800,000 from three clients, including a church, officials said. Anthony Nyame, CEO of General Capital Corporation, was arrested Wednesday for falsely telling his marks that he could arrange millions of dollars in loans for them if they fronted thousands […]

Members of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia

Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday banned Jehovah’s Witnesses from operating anywhere in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group. The court ordered the closure of the group’s Russian headquarters and its 395 local chapters, as well as the seizure […]

Record baptism in Rwanda

Adventist Church sets 20 million membership record

A major drive to engage every church member in Total Member Involvement has helped propel the Seventh-day Adventist Church past 20 million members for the first time in its history. The Adventist Church had 20,008,779 members as of Dec. 31, 2016, a net increase of 882,332 people, or 4.6 percent, […]

Pastor arrested for fraud

Pastor remanded for fraudulent breach of trust

A Pastor Richmond Nana Danso was on Monday remanded by an Accra Circuit Court for dishonestly appropriating an amount of $10,080 and GH¢ 2,000.00, belonging to one Lucy Korkoi Tetteh. Richard pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded by the court presided over by Mrs Afi Agbanu Kudomor […]

Rev Dr. Kwabena Opuni Frimpong (Gen. Sec. Christian Council of Ghana)

Christian Council to Push for legalization of same sex marriage in Ghana

General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Opuni-Frimpong has made a shocking revelation about a contract he is been compelled to sign by some donor partners. The respected Reverend who is known to always communicate the stance of the Christian council disclosed that some donor partners want to […]

A homeless man asks for money during blizzard-like conditions Feb. 9 in in Boston (CNS photo/Brian Snyder, Reuters).

Pope Francis says give to the homeless, don’t worry about how they spend it, as Lent begins

As the debate over the appropriate response by rich countries to the global refugee crisis barrels on, Pope Francis said in a new interview that Catholics should offer housing or financial assistance to families settling in a new country, and, as Lent begins, he called on Catholics not to make […]

Riverside Ghanaian S.D.A.

Southeastern California Conference recognizes Riverside Ghanaian SDA Church

Ghanaian Seventh-Day Adventists living along the Pacific Union as well as nationals from other African nations on December 10, 2016, gathered in Riverside, California to participate in a High Sabbath service welcoming the Riverside Ghanaian Seventh – day Adventist Company into the sisterhood of churches in the Southeastern California conference. […]

Bishop Gabriel Mante and his diocese.

Ghana prepares for fourth National Eucharistic Congress

Bishop Gabriel A. A. Mante, the Bishop of Jasikan Diocese has urged Catholics in all Dioceses of Ghana to organise local events to raise awareness on the upcoming Fourth National Eucharistic Congress scheduled to take place from August 7 to 13 at Jasikan. Bishop Mante said, “while we wait with […]

People walk past vendors and shops in 2016 in Accra, Ghana. In preparation for Ghana's 60th anniversary celebration March 6. Members of the Ghana Bishops' Conference have called on Ghanaians to continue to make the nation truly the "Star of Africa," a symbol of hope for Africa's total liberation. (Credit: CNS photo/Luc Gnago, Reuters.)

Ghanaian bishops: Avoid vices to keep Ghana as ‘Star of Africa’

“The bishops of Ghana wrote a letter calling the citizens to continue to make the nation truly the “Star of Africa,” a symbol of hope for Africa’s total liberation, on the occasion of the country’s 60th anniversary since its independence. The bishops urged all “to contribute to making Ghana what […]

A member of the Victory Bible Church, Peniel Sanctuary, prays to usher in the New Year in Accra, Ghana December 31, 2016. REUTERS/ Francis Kokoroko


Faith puts Ghana at heart of global Christianity

Ghana is embracing the Christian faith with a fervor that is increasingly shaping its national identity. The country is central to a wave that puts West Africa at the heart of global Christianity, said professor Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu of Trinity Theological Seminary in Accra. More than 70 percent of Ghana’s 26 […]