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Jurgen Klinsmann
Soccer Sports

Jurgen Klinsmann sacked as United States coach

Former Germany player and boss Jurgen Klinsmann has been sacked as coach of the United States. The 52-year-old, who won the World Cup as a player with Germany in 1990, took over as US boss in 2011. “We remain confident we have quality players to help us advance to Russia […]

Mr. Victor Boafo (Right), Sec. of the Asanteman Assoc. of Chicago, presenting one of the multi-functioning obstetric beds
Africans Abroad

Asanteman Association of Chicago adopts KATH Maternity Ward

The Asanteman Association of Chicago and Midwest in the USA, an association of people of Asante origin living in the USA, has adopted the A2 Ward of the Maternity Block of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi. The ward, which was constructed over 60 years ago and had […]

Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to freeze body
Health

Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to freeze body

A 14-year-old girl who wanted her body to be frozen so she could be brought back to life, won an historic legal fight shortly before her death. The girl, who was terminally ill with a rare cancer, was supported in her wish to be cryogenically preserved by her mother – […]

128,000 Premature babies born every year in Ghana
Health

128,000 Premature babies born every year in Ghana

Ghana has been recording about 128,000 premature births every year, and doctors are advocating cost effective care to save them from dying. Dr. Rita Fosu-Yeboah, a Paediatrician, said 75 per cent of deaths among them was preventable. It was important to make deliberate effort to teach health workers and mothers […]

Avram Grant
Soccer Sports

I won’t quit — Avram Grant

Head Coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant, has lashed out at critics, calling for his resignation after failing to beat Egypt in the 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Alexandria, Egypt. The Black Stars are without a win in 2018 World Cup qualification, after drawing 0-0 at home in […]

Otumfour Osei Tutu II
Local

Asantehene Suspends Funerals in His Kingdom

The Kumasi Traditional Council has suspended all funerals throughout the Ashanti kingdom until the burial of the late Asantehema, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II who died last Monday November 14, 2016. Drumming and noise making have all been suspended. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting on Thursday […]

Eric Aniva
Others

On trial: The man with HIV who says he had sex with 104 women and girls

A verdict is expected this week in the case of a man arrested in Malawi after he told a BBC reporter he had had sex with pubescent girls as part of a “cleansing” ritual. But some Malawians are asking why only one man is on trial for a practice involving […]

Jon Benjamin, UK High commissioner to Ghana
Politics

British High Commissioner justifies visa revocation of political activists

The United Kingdom High Commissioner to Ghana has justified the decision of the Commission to revoke all visas for political activists who cause violence and give hate speeches as Ghana heads to the polls in 19 days. In an interview with Joy News’ Beatrice Adu after the launch of the […]

Dr Edward Mahama
Politics

No peace in Ghana until I’m President – Edward Mahama

The presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Nasigre Mahama, has issued a strong indication that civil disquiet will not cease in Ghana until the citizens cease to be a barrier themselves to a move he says God began in 1996. Dr. Mahama, who is in his […]

President John Mahama
Politics

President Mahama defends Attorney General

President John Mahama has denied allegations levelled against him by former Attorney General Martin Amidu that he had a hand in the Attorney General’s decision to discontinue the GHS51 million judgment debt case involving the state and businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome. The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave Mr Amidu the […]