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Augusco rainmakers end 12-year NSMQ trophy drought

When St. Augustine’s College fans began chanting ‘it is raining all around me’ they knew what they were talking about. St. Augustine’s stopped defending champions St. Peter’s SHS from making it four trophies. But the true weight of this achievement…

Miss Universe Ghana beauty pageant on hold till 2020

The Miss Universe Ghana Organisation has announced that the prestigious Miss Universe Ghana competition will be placed on hold for 2019 and resume in 2020 following evaluation to implement new opportunities for the pageant. The National Director of the organisation,…

Seven EOCO employees dismissed for extortion – Director

Seven workers of the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) have been dismissed for extortion and conflict of interest within the last two years. According to the Executive Director of EOCO, COP Frank Adu Poku, the move is part of…

Go to Burma Camp and release arrested soldier if you’re men – Minister dares group

Deputy Minister of Defence, Major (Retired) Derrick Oduro has dared a group calling itself the Dynamic Youth Movement of Ghana, (DYMOG) to go to Burma Camp and release the arrested soldier if they are brave enough to do so. His…

Ghana added to South Africa’s list of visa-free countries

Ghanaians no longer need a visa to travel to South Africa. This is because the South African Government has added Ghana to the list of its visa-free countries. This was captured in a post on South Africa’s Home Affairs Twitter…

Foreign Affairs Minister sues Africawatch Magazine

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has sued General Media Strategies Inc, the publisher of Africawatch Magazine for defamation. Mr Steve Mallory, the Editor of the magazine had published an article about the purchase…

Eritrea, Somalia, Turkey react to deadly coup attempt in Ethiopia

Regional players were among the first to react to a tense weekend in Ethiopia where the federal government confirmed a failed coup in northern Amhara regional state. Eritrea and Somalia reacted via tweets with the former sending condolences whiles the…

Antonis Mavropoulos narrates how he escaped death in Ethiopian Airline crash

A Greek man, Antonis Mavropoulos, escaped Sunday’s plane crash involving an Ethiopian Airline flight, YEN.com.gh has gathered. Mavropoulos escaped the unfortunate incident because he came late by a few seconds. As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, an Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying…

Nationalities of those who died on the Ethiopian Airlines flight

Ethiopian Airlines says it believes 149 passengers and eight crew members were on board a plane that crashed six minutes after taking off from Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, on a flight to Nairobi. In the latest update, Ethiopian state media…

Cure for HIV and AIDS potentially discovered in Ghana

Ghana could be the proud discoverer of an eventual cure for HIV and AIDS, a global disease burden which has claimed millions of lives, rendering children orphans and shattering families due to the lack of cure. Dr Samuel Ato Duncan,…