Scores injured as rainstorm wreaks havoc at Akyem Asuom

Scores injured as rainstorm wreaks havoc at Akyem Asuom

One person is in critical condition while several others have sustained injuries in a tragic rainstorm disaster at Akyem Asuom in the Kwaebibirim District of the Eastern region. One of the victims in critical condition reportedly went into coma after suffering life threatening injuries during the storm and was rushed to the hospital. Meanwhile, many […]

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Ejisuman SHS sexual harassment victims hauled before Disciplinary Committee

Ejisuman SHS sexual harassment victims hauled before Disciplinary Committee

Victims of sexual harassment at Ejisuman SHS in the Ashanti Region have been hauled before the school’s disciplinary committee after they went public with their experiences. The girls have been accused of speaking to the media and leaving campus without exeats, Erastus Asare Donkor, who revealed the girls’ stories, told Joy FM’s Super Morning Show […]

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Nungua demolition leaves scores homeless

Nungua demolition leaves scores homeless

Scores of residents at the Nungua farms in Accra have been rendered homeless after their houses were demolished by the Agric Ministry. Over a hundred structures were demolished in the early hours of Sunday. Some of the residents who spoke to Joy News were unhappy with the government for the development. They have accused the […]

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FGM resurfaces in Upper East as prevalence soars to 27%

FGM resurfaces in Upper East as prevalence soars to 27%

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has hinted of a resurgence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the Upper East Region with an alarming 27% rise in the prevalence in recent times. According to the Ministry, the practice is widespread in the region especially the border town of Pusiga which is near Ghana’s […]

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Sex allegations against security persons on peacekeeping not new

Sex allegations against security persons on peacekeeping not new

A retired Police Inspector, Micheal Asamoah, has described the reported sex scandal involving Ghanaian peacekeepers in Sudan as embarrassing. According to him, although sex scandal involving police personnel on peacekeeping are not new, the act needs to be discouraged. The U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has recalled a Ghanaian police unit working at one […]

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We don’t sacrifice human beings – MDR occult group

We don’t sacrifice human beings – MDR occult group

The Grand Master of the Making Dreams Reality (MDR) spiritual society has denounced allegations that the society is into human sacrifices as means of attaining powers and wealth. Chief Naatia Salifu in an interview said the notion held by some people is wrong, explaining that “We use only a black cow for sacrifices and not […]

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Hunger Project Ghana pumps €285,000 into maternal health

Hunger Project Ghana pumps €285,000 into maternal health

The Hunger Project Ghana, in line with its social transformation and leverage principle to improve the living conditions of vulnerable people in rural communities, is investing a total of 285,000 Euros in maternal and child health. Under its Maternal and Child Health Improvement Project with funding from Else Kroner Fresenius Stiftung, capacities of community health […]

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FDA worried about tablets and pills used for bleaching

FDA worried about tablets and pills used for bleaching

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has expressed worry about the incessant use of pills and tablets among some Ghanaians to lighten their skins. “The Doctors are also worried about this new craze among some of the citizenry to swallow cosmetics pills and tablets in the name of getting an even or all-around form of […]

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University of Ghana’s assets to be auctioned over $64m loan

University of Ghana’s assets to be auctioned over $64m loan

The University of Ghana (UG) is likely to lose most of its assets in an auction if the university fails to pay back a $64 million loan, the Minister for Education Mathew Opoku Prempeh has revealed. According to Opoku Prempeh, popularly known as NAPO, the University is expected to pay back $10 million a year […]

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Ghana runs out of anti-snake serum

Ghana runs out of anti-snake serum

There is shortage of anti-snake serum in Ghana, a health expert has revealed. Snake bite treatment is free in government hospitals but the vaccine has run short for quite some time now in the country hence victims of venomous snake bites are left to their fate. Some health officials in the Eastern region told Starr […]

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