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Jenas Nyarko was killed on June 24, 2018
Africans Abroad

How a 31 year old Ghanaian was killed in Toronto

They were just sitting in the car talking about “life and death” when a loud pop went off. “It sounded like a fire cracker,” recalled Mary Acheampomaa. “I said, ‘What the hell was that?’” There was silence in the car. Then, from the backseat, came a voice. “I’m hurt.” Jenas […]

Former President J. A. Kufour
Politics

Ghana cards: Kufuor backs Minority’s call for inclusion of Voter ID cards

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has backed calls by the Minority for the Voter ID card to be added to the requirements for registration for the Ghana card. Mr Kufuor was registered for his card at his residence on Tuesday by officials of the National Identification Authority (NIA). After the […]

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia
Politics

Hospital contracts in Ghana inflated by over 400% – Bawumia

Contracts for the construction of hospitals in Ghana are often inflated four times the original price, Vice President, Dr Mahamamudu Bawumia has disclosed. Speaking at a Value for Money Conference in Accra today, Dr Bawumia said the Akufo-Addo government is seeking to correct the unfortunate trend and deliver projects at […]

Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Health Minister
Politics

Government can’t ban appointees from flying for medical treatment – Minister

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has rejected suggestions that a presidential ban on appointees from seeking medical care abroad will compel the government to improve the country’s troubled healthcare system. The minister said that would amount to curtailing their freedom of choice. “But for me to ban people from exercising their […]

President Akufo Addo
Politics

Akufo-Addo places temporary ban on foreign travels by gov’t officials

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has placed a temporary ban on foreign travels by all government officials. This means that all ministers, deputy ministers, metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives, as well as all heads of government agencies, are to temporarily suspend their foreign travels with immediate effect. A letter […]

Robert Jackson, US Ambassador to Ghana
Homeland News

Ghanaian officials to meet US Ambassador today over deportation

Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will later Monday, June 23, meet the US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson and other officials of the Embassy over the impending deportation of some 7,000 Ghanaians. The meeting is aimed at finding a solution to the ensuing impasse between the US and […]

Jenas Nyarko was shot dead at a funeral
Africans Abroad

31 year old Ghanaian shot dead at a funeral in Toronto

A 31-year-old Ghanaian woman living in Toronto, Canada has been shot dead at a funeral ceremony in her community close to the Replin Avenue, MyNewsGh.com can authoritatively report. She was pronounced dead after being rushed to the Toronto trauma centre after the shooting a close family source revealed to MyNewsGh.com […]

Bantama Juvenile ‘gang rape’ suspects jailed 36 months
Homeland News

Bantama Juvenile ‘gang rape’ suspects jailed 36 months

The four suspects who were referred to the Juvenile Court in connection with the alleged sexual assault at Bantama in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, have been sentenced to serve in a Senior Correctional Facility for 36 months each. Three of the suspects were charged with defilement and conspiracy to […]

Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo
Politics

Supreme Court gives AG 7 days to respond to Ghana-US military agreement suit

The Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo to file her written response to the suit challenging Ghana’s defense cooperation agreement with the United States of America in seven days. Ghana’s defence agreement with the US is to allow US military and civilian personnel access to certain facilities […]

Akufo Addo with the US Ambassador Robert Jackson
Africans Abroad

US to sanction Ghana if gov’t refuses to sanction the deportation of Ghanaians

Ghana could be slapped with “visa restrictions” by the US government if it fails to comply with international obligations “regarding issuance of travel documents.” According to the US government, the West African nation has not been proactive in issuing travel documents to Ghanaians awaiting deportation in the USA hence the […]