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Cristiano Ronaldo
Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time. The 31-year-old is now one behind Barcelona’s Messi, who took the honour for a fifth time last year. Atletico Madrid’s French forward Antoine Griezmann finished third in the vote. Ronaldo […]

John Boadu, (Acting Gen. sec. NPP)
Politics

NPP Condemns post-election attacks on NDC supporters

The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned attacks by its supporters on supporters of the governing National Democratic Congress and called on all their supporters to remain calm and be respectful of the rights of other people. Below is the statement NPP CONDEMNS POST-ELECTION ATTACKS, URGES SUPPORTERS […]

President John Dramani Mahama
Politics

Call your ‘rampaging supporters to order’ – Mahama to NPP

President John Mahama has lamented at the indifference of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) leadership to call its “rampaging supporters to order.” This follows a “series of attacks on innocent citizens and supporters of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC)” after the party lost last Wednesday’s presidential elections, a statement […]

President elect Adama Barrow (left), and President  Yahya Jammeh
Politics

UN urges Gambia President Yahya Jammeh to step down

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh must hand over power after defeat in elections, the UN Security Council has said. President Jammeh initially conceded to Adama Barrow in last week’s vote but has since refused to accept the end of his 22-year rule. Mr Barrow said he was sure the military supported […]

Nana Akufo Addo, President elect.
Politics

Ghana’s opposition leader declared winner in the 2016 presidential elections

Ghana’s opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo has won Wednesday’s tightly contested presidential election. President John Mahama called Mr Akufo-Addo to admit defeat, a spokesman for his party said, as the Electoral Commission announced the result. Mr Akufo-Addo has promised free high-school education and more factories but critics have questioned the viability […]

Police Officers cordoned off the area from family members and other churchgoers
Religion

Bomb attack in St Peter’s Church in Cairo kills at least 25

A bombing near the Coptic cathedral in the Egyptian capital Cairo has killed at least 25 people, officials say. Dozens of others were injured in the blast at St Peter’s church during a Sunday church service. The church is adjacent to St Mark’s cathedral, within the same complex. Photos and […]

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Religion

Nigeria: Over 100 dead in church collapse

At least 60 bodies have been recovered from a church that collapsed in the south-eastern Nigerian city of Uyo. Some reports put the number much higher. The roof of the church caved in on worshippers who had gathered for the ordination of a bishop. Those inside the Reigners Bible Church […]

Nana Akuffo Addo, President elect
Politics

Nana Akuffo Addo projected winner of 2016 presidential elections in Ghana

The wind of change that is blowing across the world has caught up with Ghana and myakoonline.com can project that NPP presidential candidate Nana Akuffo Addo, running for the third time, will win the 2016 presidential elections in Ghana. This is based on provisional results released so far. The electoral […]

Queen mother of Mampong, Nana Agyakomaa Dufie II
Politics

Accept election results irrespective of winner

The Queen mother of Mampong in the Ashanti region, Nana Agyakoma Dufie II, has appealed to the various political parties to accept the results of the upcoming general election on December 7, irrespective of who emerges winner. She however, cautioned the parties to remain vigilant before, during and after the […]

One dead, five critically injured in NDC, NPP clash at Chereponi
Politics

One dead, five critically injured in NDC, NPP clash at Chereponi

One person has been confirmed dead while 14 others sustained injuries, including five in critical condition, following clashes between supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Chereponi constituency of the Northern Region. The incident occurred on Monday night after the final rallies […]