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  • Gerard Nus finally departs for Spain
    Former Black Stars assistant coach Gerard Nus finally departed Accra on Sunday to Spain after clearing his hotel bills. Nus missed his flight on Saturday night after failing to settle bills incurred at Alisa during his seven-week stay. Nus finally paid the US$ 1,000 incurred for using the mini-bar, laundry and telephone after initial resistance […]
  • Photos: Rapper Trigmatic ties the knot
    Rapper and radio personality, Trigmatic, known in real life as Nana Yaw Oduro-Agyei, over the weekend tied the knot with his fiancée, Dita. The ceremony which came off on Saturday in Accra was attended by family of the couple, friends and some entertainment personalities.     
  • UCC graduates 2,214 post-graduate students
    A total of 2,214 students who pursued various post-graduate programmes at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) graduated at the 49th congregation on Saturday. They included 51, PhD; 266 MPhil, and 1,719 MBA, MSc, MEd, MA as well as Post-Graduate Diploma and Post Graduate Certificate in various disciplines including nursing. Addressing the congregation, the Vice […]
  • 2 KNUST students dismissed for their role in UCC clash
    Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have dismissed two students for their role in last weekend’s clash at University of Cape Coast (UCC). Three students were seriously injured during the attack involving students of the UCC, University of Ghana as well as KNUST.  Joy News’ Central Regional correspondent, Richard Kwadwo […]
  • Accra Mayor inspects desilting of drains along flood prone areas
    The new Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah, and a delegation of government officials on Friday toured key areas in the metropolis notorious for flooding during heavy rains. The Greater Accra Region Minister, Ishmael Ashietey, Members of Parliament, District Chief Executives and officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) were part of the delegation […]
  • Guinness Ghana calls for cross-sector collaboration in dealing with plastic waste
    Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has called for deeper cross-sector collaboration between government, investors, researchers, non-for-profit organisations and the private sector to establish a strong plastic value chain. The beverages giant added that government policy and investment into best fitting technology for our current market will be the best way to deal with the menace. […]
  • United Airlines caught up in leggings row
    United Airlines has been heavily criticised on social media after two girls were reportedly barred from flying for wearing leggings. The incident happened on a flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday morning, activist Shannon Watts said. United said the girls were travelling on a special pass, for employees and their guests, which has a […]
  • Justice Dotse urges technical universities to collaborate with artisans
    Justice of the Supreme Court, His Lordship Justice Jones Victor Mawulom Dotse, has charged technical universities to support the work of artisans by creating the necessary linkages with artisans to ensure knowledge transfer and contribute meaningfully to national development.  He said the university must link up with the industrialists, practical craftsmen and artisans, and provide […]
  • 14-year-old girl defiled by five men contemplates suicide
    The 14-year old girl who has defiled by five men at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region says she has been contemplating suicide for some time now. The traumatised girl dropped out of school at Class Four after her ordeal and says she is being haunted by the dastardly incident which has left her with life-threatening complications. […]
  • Bawumia challenges youth to take advantage of tax cuts
    Vice President, Mahamadu Bawumia, has challenged Muslim youth to take advantage of government’s tax cuts and venture into entrepreneurship. He said the current government is committed to creating a business-friendly environment to ensure self-enterprise in Ghana thrives and generate jobs. Dr Bawumia was speaking on Saturday in Kumasi at the 49th celebration of the birth […]
  • Jermain Defoe scores on England return in comfortable win – MyJoyOnline
    Jermain Defoe marked his return to the England team with a goal as Jamie Vardy also scored in a comfortable 2-0 win over Lithuania on Sunday afternoon. Defoe made his first appearance for England since 2013 and captain for the day Joe Hart allowed him to lead out of the team with mascot Bradley Lowery. […]
  • Netherlands sack manager Danny Blind
    The Dutch football federation confirmed on Sunday evening that they had dismissed Danny Blind from his position as manager. Blind had been under increasing pressure, with the Netherlands facing the real possibility of failing to qualify for the World Cup in 2018 after also missing out on the European Championships. They are currently fourth in […]
  • CHRAJ handled 21 misappropriation cases in 2016 – MyJoyOnline
    The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in 2016 processed 59 cases with misappropriation registering 21 cases. The Director of Anti-Corruption of CHRAJ, Charles Ayamdoo, said of the total number of Cases processed by the Commission in 2016, the statistical distribution include misappropriation 21, conflict of interest two, bribery three, extortion 10, and abuse of […]
  • MTN Ghana Foundation construct 40-bed maternity block
    MTN Ghana Foundation has constructed a 40-bed maternity ward at Tema General Hospital to improve health delivery in the country. The project, which started November 2016 and expected to be completed in September 2017, had seen a 43 per cent of work completed. Speaking after an inspection of the project, Mrs Cynthia Lumor, Executive Director […]
  • Paapa Yankson dazzles at #MOGO2017
    Ace highlife musician Paapa Yankson got music patrons on their feet when he took his turn to treat music lovers at the 2017 Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) to a repertoire of his great musical works. Performing after the ‘Gyata Bi’ man Adane Best, Paapa Yankson defied his old age and shook the audience with an electrifying performance […]
  • Akufo-Addo eulogises late Justice Acquah
    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo  has paid glowing tribute to the late Chief Justice, George Kingsley Acquah, on the 10th anniversary of his death. He indicated that Justice Acquah, until his appointment as a Justice of the High Court in 1989, was “one of the most diligent lawyers in Cape Coast and the courts in which he practised.” On the bench, President Akufo-Addo […]
  • Kwabena Kwabena ‘boogies’ to Okyeame Kwame’s songs [Video]
    Sensational highlife musician, Kwabena Kwabena did not come to Citi FM’s Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) event just to perform but also came along with his dancing shoes. Kwabena Kwabena after putting up a spirited performance of his hit songs could not leave the dance floor but waited and enjoyed Okyeame Kwame’s astounding highlife songs […]
  • Current strife in NDC won’t lead to an implosion – Ablakwa
    Member of Parliament for North-Tongu Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa says the current strife in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will not lead to an implosion. He is convinced the party would soon put their issues behind them and “it would not get any worse that it currently is”. Some members of the NDC have in recent […]
  • Ghana Football Association issue response to Gerard Nus
    The Ghana Football Association (GFA) finally managed to raise the funds to the pay Black Stars assistant video analyst Gerard Nus all his outstanding bonuses on Saturday. The move to find the money to pay him on a weekend is the intrinsic desire by the GFA to see him paid so he can return to […]
  • Wa: Students who beat up principal, bursar over food sent home
    All the second year students of a vocational school in Upper West region capital Wa who ganged up to beat up the school’s principal and bursar have been sent home. With the support of the first year students, the second year students of Issa Youth Leadership Training Institute started a demonstration on Friday over the poor […]