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Chelsea striker Diego Costa suffered an injury scare during a training session with Spain. Costa was forced out of the session with a leg and ankle injury and underwent X-rays at the Sanitas Clinic in La Moraleja, but was given the all-clear, the Spanish Football Federation said. The striker is still under observation and ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Women in Ghana pay a heavy social price for not having children.

Women in Ghana are under tremendous pressure to have children. Thomas/MukoyaThe number of children a woman of reproductive age bears has been declining globally. Yet childbearing expectations in some parts of Africa remain high. In Ghana, for example, the total fertility rate – the average number of children expected per ...

- The Conversation - UK

Gov't To Provide New Accommodation For Soldiers.

Government has assured the military personnel that it will embark on a Barracks Regeneration Project to address the accommodation challenges of the military. Through this project, new accommodations will be constructed, while the old ones would also be renovated. Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia made this known in Accra, at ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Tailor, 38, charged for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl.

A 38-year-old tailor who allegedly defiled a 12-year-old girl in his kiosk after she had gone there to look for pieces of cloth for needlework has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Norbert Attey who pleaded not guilty when he was charged for defilement has been remanded into police custody to reappear on April 6 The ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Agric is Ghana's greatest tool for socio-economic dev'ment - Dep. Minister-designate.

Deputy Minister-designate for Local Government and Rural Development has described agriculture as the greatest tool that can best propel the country rsquo;s socio-economic development. Augustine Collins Ntim says the benefits from a vibrant Agric sector are enormous as it produces benefits that trickle down to even the most ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Greater Accra NADMO Boss Supports Odorgonno Fire Victims.

The Greater Accra Regional National Disaster Management Organisation Director, Hon. Archibold Cobbina has extended support to Odorgonno Secondary School after one of their boys dormitory was grazed down by fire. Upon hearing the news, Mr. Archibold rushed to the scene to access the situation and donated some relief items to ...

- ModernGhana - GH

IGP apologises to 3 Multimedia staff over police assault.

The Police Administration has issued an unqualified apology to three of Multimedia reporters who were assaulted by personnel of the Police Service while on official duties in 2015. The apology follows a court order given by a Human Rights Court against the Inspector General of Police and the former Mayor of Accra Alfred Oko ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Heads of schools directed not to prevent indebted students from writing exams.

Heads of Secondary Schools have been instructed not to prevent any final year student from writing their exams due to non-payment of school fees. The instruction, given by the Education Minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh follows a dialogue between the Ghana Education Service and the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Chinese Embassy pledges support to help gov't's 'galamsey' fight.

The Chinese diplomatic mission in Ghana has pledged its support to government to help in the fight against illegal mining popularly referred to as 39;galamsey 39; involving some of its nationals. Hundreds of Chinese migrants have been rounded up for their roles in perpetuating illegal mining and in the process polluting the ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Sam George wants poor residents in rural Accra to benefit from LEAP cash.

Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram says the extent of poverty and depravity in rural Greater Accra is heart wrenching and the government must do something about it. Sam George is therefore appealing to government to increase the coverage of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty programme so that residents in these ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Judge recuses himself from $2m fraud case.

An Accra high court judge handling a case involving an Accra-based lawyer, Charles Opoku Yeboah and another over an alleged $2 million estate fraud, on Thursday recused himself from the case. When the case was called, the presiding judge, Justice Charles Edward Ekow Baiden, said he had known Charles as a member of his ...

- ModernGhana - GH

#MOGO2017: Adane Best's 'Gyata bi' captivates audience

Highlife sensation, Adane Best was the first of top artistes who performed at this year's Music of Ghanaian Origin dinner dance organised by Citi 97.3FM and held yesterday th , 2017] in Accra. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/3262017113706 adanebestmogo1.jpg Not only did he get the aud ...

- ModernGhana - GH

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 to a repertoire of his great musical works. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/326201750706 mogopaapayankson11.jpg http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/32 ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Consumers in Central region owe Ghana Water Company ¢57.5 million

Consumers in the Central Region owe the Ghana Water Company Limited to the tune of GH cent;57,555,428.00 with Government debt amounting to more than GH cent;41.2 million. The government debt constitutes the cost of water consumed by various government agencies including the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Kwabena Kwabena 'boogies' to Okyeame Kwame's songs

Sensational highlife musician, Kwabena Kwabena did not come to Citi FM's Music of Ghanaian Origin 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 ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Over 30 percent of disabled Ghanaian children not schooling

There are more than 30 percent Ghanaian children with disabilities who are not enrolled in school, Sustainable Aid through Voluntary Establishment has revealed. The Tumu based non-governmental organisation also noted that worldwide, more children 89 percent went to school but that was not the case for children with ...

- ModernGhana - GH

2 KNUST students dismissed for their role in UCC clash

Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have dismissed two students for their role in last weekend rsquo;s clash at University of Cape Coast . Three students were seriously injured during the attack involving students of the UCC, University of Ghana as well as KNUST. Joy News 39; Central ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Judge Recuses Himself Over $2m Fraud Case

An Accra high court judge handling the case involving an Accra-based lawyer, Charles Opoku Yeboah and another over an alleged $2 million estate fraud, on Thursday recused himself from the case. When the case was called, the presiding judge, Justice Charles Edward Ekow Baiden, said he had known Charles as a member of his ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Killer Houseboy Caged

An Accra Central District Court has remanded into police custody a houseboy who allegedly killed his master at Ofankor in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. Vanwood Kofi Asante, who has been charged with murder, had his plea reserved and is supposed to reappear in the court, presided over by Ebenezer ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Marwako Pepper Manager's Fate Hangs

The Abeka District Court in Accra has set March 27 to deliver its ruling on the application for disclosure filed by lawyers for the Abelemkpe Branch Manager of Marwako eatery, Jihad Chaaban. The court, presided over by Ms. Victoria Ghansah, set the date on Thursday after Augustine Asafo Adjei had moved the motion directed ...

- ModernGhana - GH

It is time to increase counter-terrorism security in Ghana - Ablakwa

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa says it is time the nation increases it counter-terrorism security. He noted that the terrorists choose tourist destinations as their locations to effect maximum damage to numerous nationalities and make sure they catch world attention. The former deputy ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Betway Ghana, 4Change Initiative support Oyarifa and Accra Psychiatric Hospital on World Water Day

Betway Ghana, the leading online sports betting outfit, and 4 Change Initiative a Non-Governmental Organization has provided a 7,500 litre water storage system to the people of Oyarifa in the La Nkwantanang Madina Municipal Assembly to commemorate World Water Day. The provision of the water storage is expected to ...

- ModernGhana - GH

MTN Inspects Ghc4.2 Million Maternity Block At Tema

Staff from the MTN Ghana Foundation, sponsor of the new 40-bed Maternity Block visited the Tema General hospital to monitor progress of the project which was being awarded to a construction firm called Brushwell Associates Limited commenced operation on 9th November 2016. The project, which is 33 percent of completion is ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Abuse of victims attracted me to Obinim case, not popularity - Complainant

The complainant in the case of Bishop Daniel Obinim and two of his pastors rsquo; assault case says the assertion by defence counsel that she was hungry for cheap popularity was wrong and misplaced. Madam Irene Abotchie-Nyahe, a legal practitioner, told an Accra Circuit Court that she had worked for a long time for the ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Galamsey makes me lose faith in Ghana - Baako

Editor-In-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako says he is losing faith in the nation because of successive governments 39; failure to stop illegal mining popularly called, 39;galamsey 39;. He said he is at the end of his tether as a Ghanaian citizen observing quot;what leadership President ...

- ModernGhana - GH

All set for Citi FM's #MOGO2017

All is set for the 2017 edition of Citi FM 39;s Music of Ghanaian Origin dinner night. The annual event which seeks to promote Ghana 39;s indigenous music forms, especially Highlife, features some of the country 39;s most revered names in the industry. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/325201780702 mogo20177.jp ...

- ModernGhana - GH

#MOGO2017 underway: Artistes wow patrons with spectacular performances

The 2017 edition of Music of Ghanaian Origin is currently underway at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra with an array of top notch Ghanaian musicians, amidst splendour. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/3252017100701 mogo201710.jpg http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/3252017100701 mogo201711.j ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Ghana President Receives Message from King of Morocco

Ghana President Receives Message from King of Morocco...

- MENAFN - JO

We Will Investigate Kasoa Metro Mass Fire Incident And Sanction If… - GNFS PRO

Fire Officers who were detailed from Kasoa Fire Station to douse a burning Metro Mass Transit Bus enroute Cape Coast on Wednesday are likely to be sanctioned for lack of exigency exhibited by the officers that day. This was disclosed by the Public Relations Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service Prince Billy Anaglatey ...

- ModernGhana - GH

H4P Donates To Tetteh-Ocloo State School For The Deaf

As part of activities to mark their 6th Anniversary Celebrations, H4P, a disability advocacy non-governmental organization in Ghana, donated food items, detergents and souvenirs from DV Unlimited Ghana Limited, to the staff and students of Tetteh-Ocloo State School for the Deaf. The Here for Perfection Organization believ ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Akufo-Addo cuts sod for construction of new French Embassy

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for the start of construction works on the new French Embassy, Friday. The new Embassy located at Cantonment in Accra is expected to be completed within the next 18 months. Speaking at the ceremony, the President said it was an ldquo;enriching experience and a moment of ...

- ModernGhana - GH

KK Sam endorsed as Chief Executive for Sekondi-Takoradi

A total of 71 Assembly members and government appointees have voted overwhelmingly to endorse Mr. Kobina Kurentsir Sam, as the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive. He had 70 out he 71 votes cast representing 98.6 percent. Mr. KK Sam, as he is affectionately called, in a speech pledged to work to foresee the ...

- ModernGhana - GH

President's Nominee For Sekondi-Takoradi Mayor Endorsed

President Nana Akufo Addo's nominee for the position of Chief Executive of Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Anthony K.K. Sam, has been endorsed, with 98 per cent of assembly members voting to confirm him. Mr Sam polled 70 out of 71 votes cast by the assembly members, representing 98.6 per cent. In his speech after ...

- ModernGhana - GH

President Cuts Sod For New French Embassy

President Akufo-Addo has expressed satisfaction with the amicable settlement to relocate the French embassy as he cut the sod for the construction of a new embassy at Cantonment in Accra. The current French embassy shares a wall with the Flagstaff House, seat of Ghana's government, raising security concerns since the ...

- ModernGhana - GH

International Francophonie Day celebrated at the Alliance Française in Accra

Monday the 20th of March, 2017 was International Francophonie Day and in Ghana, it was marked with the grand finale of the annual Francophonie competition which was followed by a round table discussion on the joys and challenges of working in a cross-cultural setting. The day commenced with the finals of the nationwide Fran ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Betway Ghana Supports Water Conservation.

Betway Ghana has donated assorted items to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital to help ease recent reports of shortage of supplies. Items included clinical gloves, infant and adult diapers, cleaning detergents, toilet rolls, rice, tooth-paste and toiletries. The donations form part of Betway Ghana rsquo;s Corporate Social ...

- ModernGhana - GH

5 Chinese, 4 Ghanaians Arrested For Galamsey On Ankobra River

The Marine Police Unit and other security officials from Western Region have arrested nine persons for illegally mining on the Ankobrah River. The nine five Chinese and four Ghanaians were arrested by the police at while dredging the bed of the river for gold. Adom TV's Okyeame Amoako Darkwa who was with the combined ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Gov't to roll out housing programme for military - Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

The Vice President has disclosed that government would soon roll out comprehensive housing programme for the Ghana Armed Forces to address the accommodation challenge. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia said under the project dubbed lsquo; lsquo;Barack Regeneration Project, rsquo; rsquo; old accommodation facilities would be renovated ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Salaga SHS hit by acute water shortage

Story by Ghana Myjoyonline.com ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Ghana records increasing Multi Resistant Tuberculosis cases

It is disturbing Ghana is currently recording 640 new cases per year in a new form of tuberculosis cases. That rsquo;s according to the Chairman for the Wealth Health Organization Child Tuberculosis Task force, Dr. Anthony Enimil who describes it as dangerous. He describe the cases as Multi Resistant Tuberculosis. Ghana is ...

- ModernGhana - GH

We're all responsible for seminarians, African bishop says

Cape Coast, Ghana, Mar 23, 2017 / 08:01 pm .- Priestly formation isn't a just a job for the rector – it's a responsibility shared between the entire Christian community and seminarians themselves, said a Ghanaian bishop. “It is the duty and the primary responsibility of parents to form or educate seminarians, ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Asylum seeker who lost fingers crossing border 'very confident' after first refugee hearing

Seidu Mohammed crossed the border at Emerson three months ago with dreams of becoming a soccer coach in Winnipeg. Mohammed is from Ghana, and on Thursday afternoon he had his refugee hearing.

- Global News - CA

Lexis Bill walks for oral health

Popular media personality and radio broadcaster, Lexis Bill, joined 150 Unilever Ghana employees and families, for an educational walk up the Aburi hills to raise awareness for World Oral Health Day. The entire course of the walk was filled with Oral health tips provided by the Ghana Dental Association. Walkers began the ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Cardiologist warns of high prevalence of heart diseases

A consultant cardiologist with the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital is warning of a greater risk of cardiovascular diseases amongst Ghanaians, especially middle-aged women. Dr. Isaac Kofi Owusu says unhealthy lifestyles and eating habits are exposing more people to alarming heart-related diseases. He tells Nhyira News that ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Solar powered water kiosks opened in Accra, Northern region

Project Maji has opened two new solar powered water kiosks in the Greater Accra and Northern regions of the country. The first was opened at Gaymtutu in the East Gonja district and the second at Otuaplem, Amasaman, in the Ga West district. Project Maji rsquo;s proprietary technology allows them to set up a fully ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Houseboy who allegedly murdered, burnt 'master' remanded

An Accra Central District Court has remanded a houseboy who allegedly killed his ldquo;master rdquo; at Ofankor in the Ga West Municipality into police custody. Vanwood Kofi Asante who has been charged with murder had his plea reserved and is supposed to reappear on April 7 before the court presided over by Ebenezer Kwaku ...

- ModernGhana - GH

New Accra Mayor Receives 100% Endorsement

Members of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly have given their full blessing to President Akufo-Addo's nominee for the CEO position of the AMA. Mohammed Adjei Sowah had 100% endorsement from all 109 members on Thursday to take over from Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, who is now an MP. Adjei Sowah was the Greater Accra Regional ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Veep Pays Surprise Visit To Passports Office

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has paid a surprise visit to the Passports Office in Accra. He was at the office to assess at first-hand operations at one of Ghana's busiest agencies. Dr. Bawumia took the time to interact with some applicants at the office to learn about their challenges and promised that government ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Bawumia at passport office as officer faces disciplinary action for extortion

An officer with the passport office is facing disciplinary action for taking money from some applicants under the pretext of helping them secure Ghanaian passport. The officer said to have been operating with some 39;Goro boys 39; was withdrawn when his activity became known to authorities. Deputy Director of passport ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Parliament wants 10 years valid passports not 5

Parliament is proposing a ten year period during which a passport in Ghana can be deemed to be valid. After the ten year period the passport will be deemed to have expired and must be renewed. This proposal is one of many others, Parliament 39;s Committee on Foreign Affairs suggested to the Director of Passports Alexander ...

- ModernGhana - GH

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