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Police officer ran over and killed by fleeing trotro driver

A police officer has been confirmed dead after he was ran over by the driver of a commercial vehicle, popularly known as ‘trotro’ on Friday around the Trinity Theological Seminary in Accra. According to reports, Sergeant Moses Appiah was pronounced dead at the 37 Military Hospital where he was sent for

Kotoko come from behind to beat Bechem 3-1 in Accra

Asante Kotoko ended their three-game winless run by coming from behind to beat Bechem United 3-1 in the Ghana Premier League at their adopted Accra Sports Stadium on Friday night. Another miserable day for under-fire manager Maxwell Konadu seemed in store when Kotoko trailed after 20 minutes to Hafiz Konkoni’s superb header. However,

Detailed update of Ghana’s preparedness to deal with coronavirus


The Ministry of Health (MoH) has designated the Ridge Hospital (Greater Accra Regional Hospital) and Tema General Hospital as initial case management centres in Accra to deal with the Corona Virus Infection. The Ministry said in a press release that Regional Directors across the country have also been instructed to designate

NDC man confirms Ofosu-Ampofo leaked tape

A Communication Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Anthony Kwaku Boahen, has confirmed before an Accra High Court that the National Chairman of the party, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, indeed made the statements that were captured in a leaked tape in which they were planning to attack public officials. In an

First case of coronavirus in Nigeria is Italian returning to Lagos from Milan

An Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned from Milan, Italy on Wednesday has tested positive for the dread coronavirus. The Virology Laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, part of the Laboratory Network of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this according to the Nigerian Health Minister, Dr

Anti-galamsey force Operation Vanguard to withdraw from all bases

The joint military and police task force against illegal mining are expected to withdraw from all their bases across the country starting Friday. JoyNews’ Erastus Donkor Asare who reported this says the directive is coming from “the corridors of power.” In particular, reference was the Chief of Defence Staff and the

Kenya bans commercial slaughter of donkeys following rise in animal theft

Donkey slaughter will be halted in Kenya following concerns over the rise in theft of the animals for export production and the impact on families that rely on them, according the country's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, and Cooperatives. The ban is necessary because rampant slaughtering of donkeys has led to job

Hearts – Kotoko match in London postponed

The much anticipated Independence Cup match between Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko has been postponed. Torrential downpour in the last few days have affected the Barnet pitch, necessitating the postponement of the matches of the National League club, Barnet, and this has affected the scheduled Hearts-Kotoko match at

GETFund scholarships scandal reveals more skeletons

The Herald’s digging of the Ghana Education Trust fund (GETFund) Scholarship scandal, which has rocked the nation is revealing deeper insight than the public had been informed about, among them are claims Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh and Minister of Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Sarfo, are holding some dirty secrets on

‘I wanna bring my family to Ghana’ – Hollywood star Jamie Foxx

Ghana is attracting a lot of international stars even after the ‘Year of Return, Ghana 2019’ celebration. Jamie Foxx, an American Academy Award-winning star, has tapped into the celebration as he plans to touch his foot in Ghana for the first time. The 52-year-old has been spotted hanging out with a lot