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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. […]

14 year old suffers injuries after receiving 36 lashes
Homeland News

14-year-old given 36 lashes by police for ‘insubordination’

The District Police Commander for Akontombra in the Western Region, ASP Dickson Obeng, has been accused of prescribing 36 lashes as a corrective measure for a 14-year-old class 6 pupil, Stanley Antwi of the St. James Anglican Primary at Akontombra. In photos making rounds on social media, Stanley is seen […]

Jean Mensah is unfit to occupy high position of EC Chairperson - NDC
Politics

Jean Mensa is unfit to occupy high position of EC chairperson – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described as “shocking” the nomination of Mrs Jean Mensa as Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. “We are shocked because until this appointment, the President had given assurance to the nation that the persons to be appointed […]

Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensah
Politics

Akufo-Addo nominates Jean Mensah as new EC chair

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated the Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensah, to be considered for appointment as the new chairperson of the Electoral Commission. President Akufo-Addo has also nominated three other persons, two to be considered for appointment as deputy […]

Luka Modric of Croatia
Soccer

Luka Modric of Croatia wins 2018 Golden ball award

Despite seeing his team bested in the World Cup final in a 4-2 loss to France, Croatia’s Luka Modric was awarded the Golden Ball trophy for best player at the tournament. Modric was the key cog in a Croatian midfield what was arguably the best we saw in Russia. In […]