Other News

U.S.’s 9/11 match against Mexico ‘powerful, emotional, exciting’ – Wil Trapp
Soccer Sports USA

U.S.’s 9/11 match against Mexico ‘powerful, emotional, exciting’ – Wil Trapp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — United States captain Wil Trapp said the team’s Sept. 11 match against rivals Mexico will be “powerful, emotional and exciting” for the team. On Tuesday, the U.S. will face Mexico in a friendly that will take place at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium (8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN). The […]

Kofi Annan's body arrive in Ghana
Homeland News

Kofi Annan’s body arrive in Ghana

The remains of the late former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan has landed in Accra, Ghana, from Switzerland where he died in August. The Aircraft carrying the body of the former UN Chief touched down at the Kotoka International Airport at 17: 30 pm and it was accompanied […]

Ghana's Nicholas Opoku scored an own-goal as the Black Stars fell to a 1-0 defeat in Kenya
Soccer Sports

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Kenya secure shock win over Ghana in qualifiers

Ten-man Kenya held on to beat Ghana 1-0 in Nairobi on Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. In other results on Saturday, Nigeria were emphatic 3-0 winners in their game at Seychelles and next year’s Nations Cup hosts Cameroon were held to a 1-1 draw away to […]

A portion of the burnt house
Homeland News

GNFS investigates Dansoman fire outbreak that claimed 5 lives

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has commenced investigations into the fire outbreak that claimed the lives of five persons at the residence of the Dansoman district pastor of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (SDA). The wife of Pastor Ebenezer Ato Kessie, his two children, including a three-week-old baby boy, his […]

SDA Pastor and family
Homeland News

Fire kills SDA pastor’s wife, 3 children and mother-in-law at Dansoman

The wife of the Dansoman SDA District pastor Mrs Linda Ato Kessie (31 years), mother-in-law, Madam Grace Ampah (65 years), two children, Jayden Ato Kessie (3 years) and three months old boy,and the wife’s niece Precious Pokua (9 years) were Sunday burnt to death in a fire outbreak at Dansoman, […]

Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General
World

Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, dies at 80

Kofi Annan, the only Black African to become the UN Secretary General has died. The 80-year-old “passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness”, the foundation named after him said. His home country, Ghana, has declared a week of national mourning. Mr Annan served two terms as UN chief […]

A Ghana gov't delegation met with FIFA today
Soccer

FIFA Threat: Government backs down on GFA dissolution

The Government of Ghana has backed down on steps to dissolve the Ghana Football Association following a meeting between government officials and FIFA executives in Zurich, Switzerland. A release issued after the hurriedly arranged meeting following a threat by the football governing body to ban Ghana, stated that “the GoG […]

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo
Religion

President Akufo Addo welcomes calls to maintain purity of churches

President Akufo-Addo has endorsed calls to maintain the purity of Christian doctrine. He observes growing public concern about widespread and strange statements made in the name of Jesus Christ. The President was responding to submissions by General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Ghana, on the subject. Reverend Professor Paul […]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
Politics

Ministerial Reshuffle: Alan for Health, Amewu for Energy, Oppong Nkrumah for Information

Barring any last minute changes, MyNewsGh.com has received incontrovertible information from the Presidency that the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanteng has been moved to the Ministry of Health, John Peter Amewu current acting Minister of Energy will be confirmed as substantive Minister and Kojo Oppong Nkrumah made […]

Emmanuel Akrong, his wife Elizabeth and their son Emmanuel Jr
Africans Abroad

Ghanaian woman and 5 year old son drown in a pool in Canada

“My son is dying,” Elizabeth Solomon uttered the chilling words in a phone call and then hung up. Minutes later, her husband discovered her body and that of her 5-year-old son Emmanuel Akrong in their backyard pool in Brampton. “I tried to help my son,” a distraught Emmanuel Akrong Sr. […]