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October 30, 2017 5:58 PM Kenya president wins 98% of vote in repeat of disputed election

Supporters of opposition leader prevented polling stations from opening in 25 constituencies Kenya's incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 per cent of the vote in a repeat presidential election in Kenya, although only 39 per cent of voters turned out due to an opposition boycott, the country's electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement 133

October 30, 2017 2:39 PM Assin Municipality again: 18-yr-old raped, hanged to die

A teenager who was brutally raped and hanged to die by a member of her community at Assin Adadiemtem in the Central region has opened up about her ordeal. The 18-year-old Junior High School (JHS) graduate, Maabena [pseudonym] said her rapist dragged her into a room, raped her and fastened a rope around her neck to kill her. She narrated the story to Joy News’ 64

October 29, 2017 8:40 PM Advertising law to take effect in 2018 October 29, 2017

Ghana’s advertising industry will beginning next year, be sanitized of all institutions that breach the industry’s regulations. His assertion follows efforts to get the Advertisers’ Bill passed into law by next year. Mr. Hameed made the remarks at this year’s Advertising Association awards held over the weekend. According to the Information Minister 64

October 29, 2017 4:19 PM Cummins Ghana provides Odorgonno SHS water and sanitation facilities

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA – A $145,567-dollar water and sanitation project funded by Cummins Ghana has been inaugurated and handed over to the authorities of the Odorgonno Senior High School in Accra. They are; a 20-seater toilet facility, 20-cubicle washrooms, washing bay and drying area, two drilled and mechanised boreholes, painting of boys and girls dormitories 78

October 29, 2017 1:27 PM Food Drugs Authority sensitizes market women on food safety

Agona Swedru, Oct 28, GNA - The Central Regional branch of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organised an educational programme to sensitise Swedru Mandela Market Women on food safety and security. The FDA as part of the activities marking” safety food week” celebration this year also organised a clean-up exercise at the Mandela market. Mr John Odia Tettey 103

October 28, 2017 2:30 PM Germany committed to dealing with Climate Change in West Africa

Mr Hans-Hagle Sander, Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy has said dealing with climate change has become a key element of Germany’s efforts to develop business with West Africa. He said many German organisations, were carrying out various activities and programmes in West Africa, especially in Ghana, to ensure that the region adapted to the impact 129

October 28, 2017 10:51 AM Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko makes good on hair promise

Shortly after scoring his first Premier League goal for Chelsea, midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko vowed there and then to celebrate by dyeing his hair blue. "As soon as I score a goal I will change the colour of my hair. Possibly to blue," he said. "I like changing the colour of my hair from time to time." Sure enough, just three weeks after Bakayoko netted 103

October 27, 2017 1:08 PM Canada is helping Ghana to manage flood risk-High Commissioner

Accra, Oct 27, GNA - Madam Heather Cameron, the Canadian High Commissioner, has announced that her country is helping Ghana to improve flood risk management in Accra through its International Development Research Centre. She said the assistance was very critical in helping provide scientific evidence to develop an integrated climate smart flood management 108

October 27, 2017 5:50 AM Ghana holds Pre-COP23 festival in Accra

As part of Ghana’s preparation towards the Conference of Parties (COP 23) of the United Nations to be hosted in Bonn, Germany, a Pre-COP Climate Festival has been held in Accra to sensitise the public on climate change risks. These include the impact on growth and development, potential of conflicts, poverty, migration, disease and suffering. COP 23, scheduled 118

October 27, 2017 2:43 AM UP Campaign Chairman Calls on Pres. Sirleaf for Support in Runoff Election

Monrovia – In the wake of the Presidential runoff, slated for November 7, Liberia’s ruling Unity Party (UP) said its campaign activities have taken a trend that needs the support of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Report by Willie N. Tokpah - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. “I have a good relationship 120