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Russia stun Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals
Soccer

Russia stun Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals

Hosts Russia pulled off the biggest shock of the 2018 World Cup so far as they beat 2010 winners Spain in the first penalty shootout of the tournament to reach the quarter-finals for the first time in 48 years. After extra-time ended with the score locked at 1-1, goalkeeper Igor […]

John Ndebugre
Politics

‘Complete travesty of justice’ – Ndebugre laments Charlotte Osei’s removal

A private legal practitioner has added his voice to the opposition against the Chief Justice Committee’s recommendation to remove Chair of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei. John Ndebugre said he shed tears because justice was not served after taking time to read the leaked response of the Commission’s lawyer, Thaddeus […]

Charlotte Osei
Politics

Recommendation to sack EC boss harsh – Baako

Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has described the recommendations of the Chief Justice’s Committee against the former Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) Charlotte Osei, as harsh. President Akufo Addo sacked Mrs Osei on Thursday after she was found  to have breached procurement processes […]

Charlotte Osei
Politics

Charlotte Osei, deputies removal ‘legally wise but politically unwise’ – Prof Gyampo

Professor Ranford Gyampo, Head of European Studies at the University of Ghana has described the removal of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei and her two deputies as “legally wise” but “politically unwise”. According to him, although President Akufo-Addo was right in handing the petition against the […]

Mustapha Hamid, Information Minister
Politics

Government had no hand in EC Chair’s dismissal – Hamid

The Information Minister Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has decried the politicization of the dismissal of the EC boss and her two deputies, saying it was “purely an internally generated matter.” Mrs Charlotte Osei and her two deputies Amadu Sulley and Mrs. Georgina Opoku Amankwa were fired Thursday by President Akufo-Addo for […]

Former Veep Amissah-Arthur
Politics

Former Veep Amissah-Arthur has died

Joy News has announced that former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has died. Mr. Amissah-Arthur is reported to have collapsed at the Air Force Gym early Friday and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Profile of Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur: Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, […]

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 […]