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Homeland News

The village in Ghana where childbirth is banned – BBC

In the Ghanaian village of Mamfe Dove, pregnant women are not allowed to deliver in the village because it’s believed that it will offend the gods. Some expectant mothers end up making last-minute journeys in excruciating pain to avoid breaking the tradition. But some women are starting to challenge the […]

Ms Shirley Ayorkor, Foreign Affairs Minister
Politics

Three Ghanaian diplomats in US suspended for misappropriating funds

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sanctioned three officers stationed at the Ghana Mission in New York in the US, for misappropriating funds. Their actions caused a revenue loss of over two thousand dollars to the Consulate. According to the sector Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, the officials were cited for […]

Ms Charlotte Osei
Politics

U.S. captures Charlotte Osei’s dismissal in human rights report

The sacking of a Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei as well as the country’s undesirable prison conditions and attacks on journalists have been captured in the 2019 Human Rights Report by the United States of America. The report, which was presented to the U.S. Secretary of […]

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World

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in the nation’s deadliest attack. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described it as a terrorist attack and one of New Zealand’s “darkest days”. A gunman identifying himself as an Australian live-streamed the […]

Arsenal overturned a deficit against Rennes in the last 16
Soccer

Europa League: Arsenal play Napoli and Chelsea face Slavia Prague in quarter-finals

Arsenal have been drawn against Napoli, while Chelsea will face Slavia Prague in the Europa League quarter-finals. Villarreal take on fellow Spanish side Valencia with Portuguese team Benfica playing Germany’s Eintracht Frankfurt. The first and second legs will be played on 11 April and 18 April, with the semi-final draw […]

Man City beat Tottenham 1-0 in the EPL in October
Soccer

Tottenham face Manchester City in Champions League quarter-finals

Tottenham will play Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals, while Manchester United have been drawn against Barcelona. Last year’s beaten finalists Liverpool will play Porto, and Ajax will face Juventus in the other ties. The semi-final draw was also made and Manchester United will meet Liverpool if both win […]

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
Politics

Ghana’s 2019 State of the Nation Address

Mr Speaker, I am glad to be here with you again in this august House, the Parliament of our Republic, to perform, for the third time, the pleasant duty of fulfilling my constitutional obligation, by giving Honourable Members and the Ghanaian people a message on the state of the nation. […]

Former President John Mahama meets diplomats
Politics

Mahama acted appropriately by meeting with Diplomats – Agyenim-Boateng

Mr. James Agyenim-Boateng, Spokesperson for the John Mahama 2020 campaign, has reacted to Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo’s condemnation of former President John Dramani Mahama for taking the matter of the violence that attended the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election to diplomatic corridors. In a statement he issued Friday, Agyenim-Boateng found it […]

Kwadwo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister
Politics

‘Mahama peddled falsehood to diplomats’- Information Minister

The government has accused former President John Dramani Mahama of using falsehood to undermine the authority of the state in the eyes of the international community. Mr Mahama on Wednesday, February 13 hosted diplomats and showed them videos and pictures of alleged violence which occurred during the Ayawaso West Wuogon […]

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Business

Six groups to demonstrate against luxurious vehicle tax

Six groups will on Tuesday, February 19 demonstrate against the luxurious vehicle tax by driving their vehicles to the premises of the Ministry of Finance, Parliament House and the Golden Jubilee House. According to a statement jointly signed by the groups namely; Vehicle and Asset Dealers Association of Ghana, National […]