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  • Bawumia endorses national switch for interoperability operation
    It does look like government has finally taken a decision to have a single platform, otherwise known as national switch to interoperate mobile money payments and other transfers from before the year ends, if latest timelines by Vice President, Dr Mahamoud Bawumia is complied with. “I have, on behalf of Government, today challenged the key […]
  • Lukas Podolski scores stunning winner against England to end Germany career in style
    Lukas Podolski struck the winner on his Germany swansong as England went down 1-0 in Gareth Southgate’s first match since being installed as permanent manager. The former Arsenal striker gave an emotional speech ahead of a friendly encounter that had the atmosphere of a testimonial – and Die Mannschaft’s skipper for the night capped his […]
  • VGMA2017: Minister Jeshurun Okyere gets Gospel Artiste of the Year nomination
    Minister Jeshurun Okyere of the Makers House has received two nominations for this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA 2017). Minister Okyere is in contention for Gospel Artiste of the Year and Gospel Song of the Year. The fast-rising contemporary gospel artiste last year released the soul-inspiring single dubbed “Healing Stream” which features internationally renowned […]
  • World Water Day report: Fishermen pay price for illegal mining in river Pra
    Water bodies in Ghana are now under threat from harmful practices such as illegal mining locally known as galamsey. JoyNews’ Justice Baidoo took a trip on the Pra River, one of Ghana’s largest water bodies which supply water to more than five million people.  He found out how illegal mining is killing aquatic life and putting […]
  • Farmer allegedly commits suicide – MyJoyOnline
    Nwelgnel Yegbaja, 18, resident of Sangnayili, a farming community in the Nanumba North District of the Northern Region, has allegedly committed suicide. According to reports, the deceased was found on his farm on Tuesday dawn in a pool of blood. He was said to have shot himself in the left rib with a locally manufactured […]
  • Turkey’s Erdogan warns Europeans ‘won’t be safe’ if diplomatic row continues
    Europeans across the world will not be able to walk the streets safely if they keep up their current attitude towards Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned. Turkey has been mired in a diplomatic row with Germany and the Netherlands after they banned Turkish officials from campaigning in support of an April referendum on […]
  • Motorcycles lead in pedestrian accidents on roads
    The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) is worried about the increasing rate at which pedestrians are being knocked down by motorcycles. According to the Commission, in 2014 alone, 2,571 people were knocked down by motorists out of which 1,856 lost their lives. On the average, about 36 accidents occur on the country’s roads every day, […]
  • 22 students arrested after bloody clashes
    The Central Regional police say they have arrested some 22 students involved the recent clashes on campus during the Atlantic (ATL) hall week celebration. At least three students sustained serious injuries last Friday at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) following a clash between some irate students of University of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and […]
  • Fire guts Metro Mass bus en route to Cape Coast
    A Metro Mass bus en route to Cape Coast from Accra caught fire after two of its tyres exploded on the Kasoa-Cape Coast highway Wednesday. Fortunately, no casualty was recorded in the incident. A passenger told joy News one of the back tyres of the bus with the registration number GR 5182-15 exploded when they […]
  • CEPS steps up effort to block smuggling-loopholes in Ashanti Region
    Customs officials in the Ashanti Region have impounded five trucks full of smuggled high duty vegetable products and electronic gadgets in Kumasi. The arrests reveal an attempt to evade almost one million Ghana Cedis in duties and taxes to the state. Customs officials say three transit-trucks loaded with trade key pure vegetable cooking oil (25 […]
  • Candidates for GJA Elections to Debate on March 28
    For the first time, candidates contesting the presidential slot in the Ghana Journalists Association elections will take part in a debate. The debate is part of a major public forum to be organised for all candidates contesting this year’s election. The forum is being organised by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with […]
  • Go to CHRAJ over victimization – GII advises PURC Workers
    The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) has advised workers of the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) to petition CHRAJ over alleged cases of victimization. The anti-graft body said CHRAJ is better positioned to arrest the maltreatment of workers because it is constitutionally mandated to investigate issues of human rights abuse. The PURC workers on Wednesday staged […]
  • More soccer fans join Alomo Bitters EPL activation train
    Students of the University of Ghana Legon Hall got the chance to experience the exciting Alomo Bitters English Premier League activation as the train made a stop on campus last weekend.  For EPL lovers who were on campus, Alomo Bitters gave out loads of prizes to persons who took part in the activation during last […]
  • Life on water: The story of Nzulezu where water serves dual purpose
    You may have heard the name or probably planning a visit there, but what more do you know about Ghana’s village built on top of water? As the world marks water day, JOYNEWS’ Justice Baidoo traveled to Nzulezu to find out from villagers from there how they go about their lives living on water.  Watch […]
  • NDC delegation donates to Kintampo victims
    Minority Members of Parliament (MPs) led by the first Deputy Minority Chief Whip has visited the Wenchi Methodist Snr. High School to sympathize with the school. Ahmed Ibrahim together with Kintampo North MP, Etu Bonde; Kintampo South MP, Felicia Adjei as well as the constituency and regional executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to express their condolences to […]
  • Kinbu Sectech rolls out activities for 25th-anniversary celebration
    The Board of Governors, Headmistress, PTA, Old Students, Staff and Students of Kinbu Senior High Technical School has officially launched the school’s upcoming Silver Jubilee celebrations and Speech and Prize-Giving Day ceremony. The event was held at the premises of the Ghana Institution of Engineers, Roman Ridge, Accra on Wednesday under the theme: “Celebrating the […]
  • NDC Was More Divided Than NPP Ahead Of 2016 Polls- Yaw Boateng Gyan
    Yaw Boateng Gyan A former National Organiser of the main opposition National Democratic Congress has hinted that the party was more divided than the New Patriotic Party ahead of the 2016 elections. Yaw Boateng Gyan discloses, actors of the NDC decided to trumpet the then opposition New Patriotic Party’s internal wranglings rather than the major […]
  • 2017 Budget is wake-up call for entrepreneurs – Mike Nyinaku
    Chief Executive Officer of The BEIGE Group (TBG), Mike Nyinaku, has called on entrepreneurs to take advantage of opportunities in this year’s budget. Mr Nyinaku expressed confidence that the 2017 financial plan can lay the platform for business ideas to thrive since one of its core focus is to provide an enabling environment for business […]
  • Awake Water marks World Water Day
    Officials and distributors of Awake Purified Drinking Water joined Ghanaians and the world to observe this year’s World Water Day with a call on Ghanaians to drink quality water and to protect water bodies. Produced by Kasapreko Company Limited, Awake Water, in marking the United Nations-backed Day, organised a series of activities to make the […]
  • 500 Students Of St. Charles SHS Sent Home Due To Fire Disaster
    Students waiting on the school compound Students of the St. Charles Mini Seminary Senior High School at Tamale in the Northern region have been ordered to go home for a week following a fire incident Tuesday night that caused massive damage to a 23 room complex dormitory structure housing 504 (Five Hundred and Four) learners. The […]