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What to Call Africans Living in Kenya

[Nation] What do Nigerians call themselves after having lived in Kenya for five years? (AllAfrica)

Man Detained for Criticising Government Policy

[MFWA] The District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Kejebi District in the Volta Region of Ghana has ordered the arrest and detention of a citizen who spoke against the government's policy of creating new regions. (AllAfrica)

Veep Votes in Special Referendum

[Ghana Govt.] Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has cast his vote in the special referendum on the proposed creation of six new regions. (AllAfrica)

Andani Royal Family Ready for the Final Funeral Rites of Late Ya-Na Yakubu II

[Ghana Govt.] A delegation from the Andani Royal family of Dagbon, Thursday called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House to announce the commencement of the final funeral rites of the late Ya-Na Yakubu Andani from the 4th to 18th January, 2019. (AllAfrica)

New Gas Fields From Ghana Threatens Nigeria' Exports

[Leadership] Nigeria's gas export to West Africa sub-region is facing threat from new gas fields emerging in Ghana, one of major recipients of Nigeria's gas under the West Africa Pipeline Company, Limited, WAPCo. (AllAfrica)

Restoring Ghana's Mangroves and Depleted Fish Stock

[IPS] Accra -It was just three and a half years ago that the Sanwoma fishing village, which sits between the sea and the mouth of the Ankobra River on the west coast of Ghana, experienced perpetual flooding that resulted in a loss of property and life. (AllAfrica)

Ghana's Contribution to Plastic Waste Can Be Reduced With the Right Investment

[IPS] Accra -Twelve-year-old Naa Adjeley lives in Glefe, a waterlogged area that is one of the biggest slums along the west coast of Accra, Ghana. The sixth grade student, his parents and three siblings use 30 single-use plastic bags per day for breakfast. (AllAfrica)

90% of Children Suffer Extreme Physical Punishment - Survey

[Ghanaian Times] About 90 per cent of Ghanaian children aged between two and 14 years have suffered extreme physical or psychological punishment in their life, according to the Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS). (AllAfrica)

Dagbon: 'Royal funerals have boosted investor confidence' - Regional Minister

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2020 Polls: NPP holds ‘Defeat Party’ for NDC in Nabdam

As Ghana enters 2019 — a year primaries will spice up the grounds everywhere towards the 2020 polls — the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has launched a plot for the downfall of familiar arch-rival, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), in the Nabdam Constituency. (GhanaWeb)

Abudu family blasts Dagbon NDC MPs

The Abudu Royals have taken a swipe at Members of Parliament on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) from the Dagbon Traditional Area over what appeared to be their total neglect of the funeral service of the late Dagbon Overlord, Yaa-Naa Mahamudu Abdulai IV. (GhanaWeb)

I am not a magician - Obinim

The General Overseer of the International Gods Way church has finally responded to critics that he is a magician. (GhanaWeb)

Two children die in Kokomlemle fire

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has confirmed the deaths of two siblings after they were trapped in a fire outbreak in their home at Kokomlemle in Accra. (GhanaWeb)

Ashaiman to host '31st December' anniversary durbar

A parade and durbar of chiefs and people marking the 37th anniversary of the 31st December Revolution will be held at the Ashaiman Mandela Park on Monday, December 31, 2018. (GhanaWeb)

Two die in fire ourtbreak at Kokomlemle

Two siblings were trapped and killed in a fire that gutted their house at Kokomlemle in Accra at about 10:30 pm on Friday. (GhanaWeb)

Jerome Boateng plays football with children in Ghana

German professional footballer who plays as a defender for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team of Ghanaian descent, Jérôme Boateng, appears to be having a good time in Ghana after arriving in his mother-land for the very first time. (GhanaWeb)

First National Bank likely to take over GHL Bank

JoyBusiness is reliably informed that discussions are far advanced for the possible takeover of GHL Bank by First National Bank (FNB) soon. (GhanaWeb)

Wuogon by-poll: NPP elects Agyarko’s wife as candidate

Lydia Seyram Alhassan, a widow of the late Ayawaso West Wuogon MP, Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko, has been elected by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) as the parliamentary candidate for the forthcoming 31 January 2019 by-poll. (GhanaWeb)

2018 Review: Top 10 business stories of 2018

All too soon the music that filled the air of 2018 is drowning out. (GhanaWeb)

Duncan-Williams reveals Akufo-Addo’s vow to God that made him President

It has emerged that a vow by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to construct a national cathedral to the glory of God, unlocked his electoral fortunes in 2016 leading to his election as the President of Ghana, after two successive failures. (GhanaWeb)

Voting in NPP Ayawaso West Wuogon primary underway

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is holding its primary in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency ahead of the January 31 by-election. (GhanaWeb)

Stop putting your job on the line for your appointees - Kwasi Prempeh tells Akufo-Addo

The Executive Director for the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD Ghana) has criticised president Akufo-Addo for consistently defending his appointees accused of corrupt practices. (GhanaWeb)

Government is accountable to 1.8 million customers of Menzgold – Lawyer

A private legal practitioner has argued that government cannot absolve itself from the crisis that has led to more than 1 million Ghanaians having their money locked up with gold dealership firm Menzgold Ghana Limited. (GhanaWeb)

FC Dallas ace Francis Atuahene donates to youth in Techiman

Major League Soccer side, FC Dallas striker Francis Atuahene visited his hometown in Techiman to motivate and donate to his community. (GhanaWeb)

Richard Ofori to work under Muhsin Ertugral at Maritzburg United

Ghana goalkeeper Richard Ofori will work under Turkish trainer Muhsin Ertugral at Maritzburg United following the sacking of Fadlu Davids. (GhanaWeb)

Akufo-Addo congratulates voters, EC for successful referenda

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has congratulated the people in the soon to be created regions for the dignified, peaceful manner in which they exercised their franchise and constitutional right. (GhanaWeb)

Threshold for new regions 'convincingly, spectacularly met' – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the Constitutional electoral threshold for the creation of new regions was met beyond a doubt looking at the outcomes of Friday’s referenda in four regions out of which the six proposed ones are to be carved. (GhanaWeb)

I promised God a National Cathedral; I'm redeeming my pledge – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said he promised God a National Cathedral before he became president, and will redeem that pledge. (GhanaWeb)

Mahama, others to address 31st December Revolution Durbar

A parade and durbar of chiefs and people marking the 37th anniversary of the 31st December Revolution will be held at the Ashaiman Mandela Park on Monday, December 31, 2018. (GhanaWeb)

Asamoah Gyan laughs off reports that he is broke

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has laughed off rumors that he is currently broke and unable to foot the cost of the Business class travel of his wife and three children. (GhanaWeb)

Albert Adomah helps Aston Villa to return to winning ways

Ghana international, Albert Adomah has returned from injury after long injury. (GhanaWeb)