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TEWU suspends strike after meeting with government

The Teachers’ and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has suspended its nationwide strike. This was after a meeting with its leadership and government today, Monday, January...

Eyewitness News; Monday, 18th January 2021

The big news stories in this edition of Eyewitness News with Umaru Sanda Amadu are; COVID-19 tests: Government to sanction private labs failing to share...

Opuni trial: Court adjourns case to January 25

The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court could not continue the evidence in chief and cross-examination of the seventh prosecution witness Detective Thomas...

NMC raises concern about delay in ensuring justice for journalists attacked in line of duty

https://www.gbcghanaonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/ATTACKS-ON-JOURNALISTS.mp3 Chairman of the National Media Commission, Yaw Boadu Ayeboafo, has raised concerns about the situation where justice for journalists who are attacked in their...

Data Protection Commission steps up public education to protect personal data

The Data Protection Commission says it is engaging some critical stakeholders such as Facebook, Electoral Commission and Controller and Accountant General’s Department to step...

Mahama files motion to compel EC to admit facts

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Mahama, has filed a motion at the Supreme Court asking Electoral Commission to make a series of...

National Security Coordinator, Joshua Kyeremeh, passes on

The National Security Coordinator...

Hot Gossips

Kwadwo Safo Jnr flaunts his plush mansion and 7 luxurious cars in a photo

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Vice President awards full scholarship to 15-year-old pure water seller

- Advertisement - The Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana Dr Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia has awarded a full scholarship to...

Vice President awards full scholarship to 15-year-old pure water seller

- Advertisement - The Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana Dr Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia has awarded a full scholarship to...

Video of Okomfour Kwadee driving in town with girlfriend after rehab

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Edem exposes a popular politician who owes him for the past four years

- Advertisement - Award winning rapper Edem has revealed that a popular presidential candidate has refused to answer his calls...

Young lady dies after she was harassed at a carnival

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EDUCATION

TEWU strike: Timing worrying – Ministry of Education

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Ministry of Education, Kwasi Obeng Fosu has described the timing of the strike action declared...

Nana Addo announces end of double-track system for SHS first, third years

The double-track system for first and third-year Senior High School students will end upon the resumption of school for these categories of students from...

TEWU to withdraw services due to inconclusive discussions

The Teachers and Educational Workers' Union (TEWU) said it would withdraw service if the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission failed to finalise...

President to firm up school reopening after Cabinet meeting on Dec 30

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is receiving briefings from COVID-19 Technical Taskforce on limited school re-openings and would make a firm decision...

Politics

Obia Wone Master!— Chairman Wontumi In Tears As Top NPP Supporters Mounts Pressure On Him To Resign

The year definitely is not going well for loudmouthed politician Chairman Wontumi. Apparently, some top NPP supporters are mounting...

While NPP MPs Were Dozing In Parliament, NDC MPs Were At Home Enjoying ‘Heavy Breakfast

It appears the drama of the 8th Parliament is far from over. After the dramatic and unparliamentary scenes that characterized the inauguration...

Adwoa Safo Breaks Silence On Betrayal Allegations Levelled Against Her Over Speaker Election

Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya Constituency, Sarah Adwoa Safo has denied ever betraying the New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the voting exercise...

Supreme Court dismisses Amewu’s injunction, paves way for his swearing in

The Supreme Court has by a unanimous decision dismissed the injunction placed on the swearing in of Hohoe MP-elect John Peter Amewu...

Entire Fomena NPP leadership must resign – MP-elect’s campaign team

The campaign team of the Member of Parliament-elect for Fomena in the Ashanti Region, Andrew Amoako Asiamah, has reiterated its call for the leadership...

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Sports

Former Man United forward retires to become Derby County manager

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Wayne Rooney has retired from playing after being appointed Derby County manager on a permanent basis. The 35-year-old retires as the all-time leading goals-corer for...

Lifestyle

Religious leaders call for a ban on gay conversion therapy

More than 370 religious leaders from around the world are calling for a ban on conversion therapy - the attempt to change...

Stop this if you don’t want to be poor in life

The founder and presiding Bishop of the United Denomination Originating from the Lighthouse Group Of Churches (formerly known as the Lighthouse Chapel...

I’ve been single for two years – Eazzy reveals

Former Lynx Entertainment signee, Mildred Ashong, widely known as Eazzy has disclosed she is single.Speaking to Fiifi Pratt on Kingdom Plus 101.9FM,...

I was the only cleaner for a whole 5-storey building in Saudi Arabia – Ghanaian maid recounts ordeal

A young lady, Yaa Baby Oparebea Asare who left the shores of Ghana for greener pastures has narrated the traumatising moments she...

12 Things Women Do That Drives Away Men

The evening seemed cool enough as I took a sip of my freshly blended Opapine (blend orange, pawpaw and pineapple together). I...

Health

Lead research on COVID-19 solutions – Okoe Boye to physicians and surgeons

A Deputy Health Minister, Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye has encouraged physicians and surgeons to carry out research and lead efforts towards the development of...

Next NDC government will focus on raising revenue to sustain NHIS – Sylvester Mensah

A former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority, Sylvester Mensah says the next NDC government will adopt innovative ways to raise...

Nurses and Midwives need advanced specialist training – Prof Aziato

Professor Lydia Aziato, the Dean, School of Nursing, University of Ghana, has called for advanced specialist training for nurses and midwives to...

2nd wave of coronavirus in Ghana will be unbearable – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) President Frank Ankobea, is reminding Ghanaians not to let their guards down on vigilance against the coronavirus...

Shocking: 200,000 abortions recorded in Ghana in 2017 – Report

Ghana recorded 200,000 abortions in 2017, out of which 71 per cent were illegal. The country also records an...

Business

5 Ideas On How To Start A Successful Business in 2021

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Starting a successful business in Africa is a hard deal. The entrepreneurship journey is a very daunting one with a lot of...

LATEST NEWS

Obia Wone Master!— Chairman Wontumi In Tears As Top NPP Supporters Mounts Pressure On Him To Resign

The year definitely is not going well for loudmouthed politician Chairman Wontumi. Apparently, some top NPP supporters are mounting...

TEWU suspends strike after meeting with government

The Teachers’ and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has suspended its nationwide strike. This was after a meeting with its leadership and government today, Monday, January...

Eyewitness News; Monday, 18th January 2021

The big news stories in this edition of Eyewitness News with Umaru Sanda Amadu are; COVID-19 tests: Government to sanction private labs failing to share...

Opuni trial: Court adjourns case to January 25

The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court could not continue the evidence in chief and cross-examination of the seventh prosecution witness Detective Thomas...

NMC raises concern about delay in ensuring justice for journalists attacked in line of duty

https://www.gbcghanaonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/ATTACKS-ON-JOURNALISTS.mp3 Chairman of the National Media Commission, Yaw Boadu Ayeboafo, has raised concerns about the situation where justice for journalists who are attacked in their...

Data Protection Commission steps up public education to protect personal data

The Data Protection Commission says it is engaging some critical stakeholders such as Facebook, Electoral Commission and Controller and Accountant General’s Department to step...

Mahama files motion to compel EC to admit facts

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Mahama, has filed a motion at the Supreme Court asking Electoral Commission to make a series of...

Kwadwo Safo Jnr flaunts his plush mansion and 7 luxurious cars in a photo

- Advertisement - Kwadwo Safo Jnr has put his house and cars on display in a new photo with a...

International News

Trump sends delegation to Ghana for Akufo-Addo’s investiture after Joe Biden’s letter

Outgoing US President Donald John Trump has assigned an envoy to attend the inauguration of his counterpart, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...

Joe Biden writes to Akufo-Addo, says he looks forward to the two of them working together

President-elect of the United States of America (USA) Joe Biden has officially written to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who is also...

Africa

Chelsea Football Icon Drogba Announces Divorce With Wife After 20 Years Of Marriage

Former Chelsea football icon Didier Drogba has filed for a divorce from his wife Lalla Diakite after over 20 years of love...

Nana Akufo-Addo Voted As African Political Leader Of The Year 2020

President of Ghana, Nana Akufo- Addo has been voted as African Leader of the Year 2020 by African Leadership Magazine.

‘Any Man That Doesn’t Give His Woman At Least N2m For Christmas Is In Trouble’– Former Nigeria Minister

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode has said trouble awaits any man who is not able to dish out a cool...

IMPORTANT: Re-register your sim card within 2-weeks if you don’t want this to happen

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has issued a directive to all mobile network operators to deactivate all SIM cards that will not...