New York hospital: Ex-employee opens fire in Bronx

Media playback is unsupported on your device A gunman has opened fire with an assault rifle inside a hospital in the Bronx borough of New York, killing one doctor and injuring six other people, five of them seriously. The gunman, a former doctor at the hospital, killed himself in the attack. The shooting began at […]

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India GST: Sweeping tax reform introduced

India has replaced its numerous federal and state taxes with the Goods and Services Tax (GST), designed to unify the country into a single market. The historic overhaul of the existing tax legislation was carried out at a special midnight session of parliament. India says introducing GST will cut red tape and increase tax revenues, […]

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Venus Williams faces lawsuit for car death

Venus Williams faces a wrongful death lawsuit from the family of a man who died in a Florida car crash involving the tennis star, says a lawyer. The 78-year-old man suffered “massive” fatal injuries from the 9 June collision in Palm Beach Gardens city, an attorney for his widow says. According to police, Ms Williams […]

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President’s Cup: Kwaisey Pee to dazzle Kumasi fans Sunday

One of Ghana’s unsung highlife greats is set to take the Kumasi Stadium by storm Sunday when the giants of Ghana’s football meet for the President’s Cup. With his silky, soothing voice, Kwaisey Pee will definitely ease the tension that has always characterized matches between Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko. The Krokrome […]

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NPP MPs lowered standards with BOST defense – Kwabena Donkor

The defense put up by the Majority in the raging controversy over the sale of contaminated fuel by the Bulk Oil and Storage Transportation Company (BOST) Friday has come under biting criticisms. Former Power Minister, Dr Kwabena Donkor has described as unfortunate a press conference held by the NPP MPs in which they held brief […]

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Tension mounts in Bunkprugu over DCE nominee’s confirmation

Tension is mounting in the Bunkprugu/Yunyoo district of the Northern Region following the cancellation of the confirmation of the District Chief Executive nominee, John Kwaku Alhassan, which was scheduled for today [Friday] June 30. Everything was set for the confirmation exercise simultaneously with that of the West Mamprusi district. Whereas as the West Mamprusi district […]

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GBA laments poor working conditions of judges

The Ghana Bar Association (GBA), has expressed worry over the poor working and service conditions of judges in the country. According to the Association, judges within the country deserve more than they currently receive as conditions of service. The association in recent times has been complaining about the lack of accommodation and proper residential facilities. […]

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Photos: Akufo-Addo’s daughters, Glam Africa join forces to help Autistic children

Three sisters have come together to put the spotlight on autism and support scores of children on the Spectrum cared for at the Autism Awareness Care and Training Centre (AACT) in Accra. Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, Edwina Akufo-Addo and Valerie Obaze with diverse experiences and skills went out of their way to help autism which affects approximately one in every […]

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Executive Lounge: Season 3 kicks off with David Ofosu Dorte

Season three of JoyBusiness’, thought leadership program the Executive Lounge, kicks off this Saturday. Host Nhyira Addo delves into the world of destination branding, and capacity building with the Senior Partner of AB & Adam, David Ofosu Dorte. Speaking on the show, he urged business owners and government organizations to engage in confidence building to […]

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Ghana to introduce new cocoa plant that bears fruit in 18 months

The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) is experimenting a cocoa seedling that begins yeilding fruits at 18 months.  The Board, together with the management is strategizing on how to produce cocoa seedlings and improve agronomic practices that that can produce cocoa trees that will fruit early and produce a lot of cocoa from the farms. Cocoa […]

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