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Koranteng writes: Alfred Duncan could be the solution to Ghana’s midfield conundrum

In 2017, when Kwesi Appiah was reappointed as head coach of the Black Stars, he made it his aim to rebuild an aging, disjointed and unbalanced team into one capable of challenging at future competitions, beginning with the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.


INTERNET FRAUD: 5 Ghanaians plead guilty in New York court after duping U.S businesses and wiring $10m to Ghana

Five Ghanaians, four of whom who were arrested in the United States and one arrested in Ghana, all for internet fraud, popularly known as Sakawa have pleaded guilty with hope of a lighter sentence, MyNewsGh.com has learnt.


IN PICTURES | Ghana Earning Its Stars And Stripes Through Tourism

Move over Lagos. Accra is campaigning hard to bring international tourism and business to its verdant shores. Outside Accra’s shiny new Kotoka International Airport is a fleet of 30 black Land Cruisers waiting for a motley group of 60 African-Americans gripped by wanderlust.


The Culture Of Ghana

The West African nation of Ghana has a culture that is a blend of the cultures of the various ethnic groups residing in the country. Ghana is home to a population of 28,102,471 individuals. The Akan is the biggest ethnic community representing 47.5% of Ghana's population. Other ethnic groups of Ghan


Ghana musician takes students on spiritual healing journey

Nana Frimpong, an African jazz recording artist with multi-instrumental talents, expresses the love and spirituality he has for his homeland, Ghana, through his public concerts and personal teachings of students twice weekly during a class entitled “All Ages Drumming with Nana” in a small studio set


SheTrades Supported Brands From Ghana, Kenya And Nigeria Aim For Success At COTERIE

Press Release – Ten women-owned businesses from Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya to attend COTERIE, one of the United States’ top fashion trade shows, thanks to support from the International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative.


Ashanti Catches a Red-Eye Straight to Fans Hearts

R&B singer Ashanti is giving the fashion world a run for its money with her recent voguish ensembles. The “So Over You” singer heated things up a notch during her Valentine’s Day performance last week with her former label mate, rapper Ja Rule. The duo are currently on tour together, and they kicked


Effort underway to build national cathedral in Ghana

Hundreds of guests gathered in gowns and tuxedos or traditional West African garb as Ghana's president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, launched a fund-raising drive to build a national cathedral.


A Journey From Ghana To America

It is a cruel irony that the first Christian Church in what is now the country of Ghana is built in a coastal fort directly over the holding pens for the slave trade. Illinois State University Ethnomusicology Professor Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum visited those caverns and speaks about them regularly. In th


Waris denies presence of big egos within Black Stars

FC Nantes and Ghana striker Majeed Waris has strongly denounced the notion that there exists egotism and tension within the Black Stars squad which is holding the team back from winning trophies.


Airfare of the Day: KLM BUSINESS CLASS New York NY (JFK/LGA/EWR), United States to Accra (ACC), Ghana from $1,912 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to KLM and their business class unrestricted round trip fares between New York and Ghana. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions.


Viral metagenomics revealed novel betatorquevirus species in pediatric inpatients with encephalitis/meningoencephalitis from Ghana

The cause of acute encephalitis/meningoencephalitis in pediatric patients remains often unexplained despite extensive investigations for large panel of pathogens. To explore a possible viral implication, we investigated the virome of cerebrospinal fluid specimens of 70 febrile pediatric inpatients w


Man found fatally shot behind Clayton County apartment building

Clayton County police are trying to identify a man who was found shot to death behind an apartment building. Police said the man’s body was found Tuesday behind a building at the Southwood Apartments off of Trammell Road in Morrow, Clayton County police spokeswoman Sgt. Ashanti Marbury told AJC.com.


Anas to release ‘shocking’ piece on illegal mining in Ghana

Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas is set to release his latest investigative piece which focuses on illegal mining. The award-winning journalist made the announcement on his Facebook page on Tuesday.


Real Music Festival brings night of hip-hop, R&B hitmakers to Rupp

Within the last year, a sell-out show by Nelly at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in May and a heavily attended concert by Snoop Dogg at Rupp Arena this past December has proven one thing: Lexington has a hefty appetite for live hip-hop.


Indianapolis group works to revitalize Ghana communities

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- Anidaso 360 works to uplift communities. The group is dedicating resources to Ghana to help improve condtitions in the areas of global leadership and service opportunities, all while focusing on disenfranchised communities.


‘Bust Down Ashantiana!’: Ashanti Sets Twitter on Fire After Twerking Onstage Mid-Concert

R&B artist Ashanti has social media buzzing about a recent performance where she was captured on video gyrating onstage. The 37-year-old singer performed at the Warfield Theater Pomona in San Francisco on Sunday, Feb. 17, and had the crowd jumping. During one of her song performances, the singer see


Here's Why These Gold Stocks Are Soaring Today

Most gold stocks delivered impressive gains today after gold prices hit 10-month highs. The run-up in precious-metals prices comes on the heels of multiple news items, most notably a report from the World Trade Organization showing an important indicator of global trade in goods hit a nearly 10-year


Standard Chartered Trophy 2019 Tournament

Standard Chartered Bank, Ghana has today launched the ‘Standard Chartered – Trophy 2019 Tournament. The ‘SCTrophy 2019 Tournament’ is an international 5 aside football tournament that provides Standard Chartered markets a platform from which to actively engage football fans.


Mukarama Abdulai receives Women’s U-17 World Cup awards from FIFA

Months after being named top scorer and 3rd Best Player of the 2018 FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup in Uruguay, Ghana’s Mukarama Abdulai, got her awards from FIFA on Monday. She was presented the two awards by the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana FA at a short ceremony.