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Artist impression of the two men who allegedly murdered Ahmed Suale

Ghana: News Headlines January 16 2020


*13 cars, 1 motorbike in freak accident at Adenta

*‘The more the EC speaks, the more foolish they sound’ – Elvis Afriyie Ankrah

*Timing of prosecution of defunct UT, Beige bank bosses questionable – Lawyer

*RE: Asamoah Boateng cited in land fraud

*Which law disables the EC from compiling a new register? – Kweku Baako queries

*Politicians ‘hunting’ for blood in election year for power – Rev. Owusu Bempah

*Kan Daapaah’s video: Chantelle is Nana Aba’s close friend, NPP loyal ladies founder – ‘Sister’ alleges

*NIA dismisses 10 registration officials

*Accepting public position means being held to ‘higher standards’ – Sammy Darko to Kan Dapaah

*Former Beige Bank boss files for bail

*Radio Tongu director arrested for promoting separatists agenda

*Government asked to complete abandoned Asogli State Senior High Technical School

*Akufo-Addo has done extremely well, we don’t even have to campaign – Kofi Jumah

*€250m German power deal ‘big vote of confidence’ in my government – Akufo-Addo

*Ahmed Hussein-Suale’s murder: Artistic impression of assailants released

*Seek peace and harmony in voters’ register saga

*Polio outbreak was because of poor sanitation practices – GHS

*Foreign Ministry supports schools at Yendi

*Reversing sachet water truck kills toddler

*Fire cases in Upper East Region reduced by 121 in 2019

*Population and Housing Census will go ahead this year – GSS

*Eastern Region tops infractions on utilisation of DACF, other statutory funds

*Jean Mensa promised Akufo-Addo a new voters’ register – Sammy Gyamfi alleges

*New Voters’ Register: Jean Mensa not being transparent with Ghanaians – Banda MP

*New Voters’ Register: Go to court – Kwamena Duncan to NDC

*New Voters’ Register: ‘I feel there’s some level of bitterness in the NDC’ – Pius Hadzide

*Ghana must expedite investigation into journalist’s killing – IPI Director

*’Stringent measures needed to curb road crashes’

*Dompoase accident: 28 bodies identified, 27 in stable condition

*Fire cases in UER reduced by 121 in 2019

*Media practitioners sensitised on the RTI Law

*Sustain the momentum – COP Addo-Danquah

*GJA to mark 1st Anniversary of Suale’s assassination today

*Fire destroys two halls of residence at Accra Academy

*How Zipline medical drone saved a patient: A Clinician’s testimony

*Hon. Lydia Seyram Alhassan donates adults diapers to the Legon Hospital

*2020 Population Census will come off – GSS

*Unemployed nurses and midwives to demonstrate against government on Jan 28

*Election 2020: Sack self-serving and arrogant appointees – Group tells Akufo-Addo

*Dompoase road crash: Families in tears over demise of relatives

*Akufo-Addo unlike Mahama has been accountable to Ghanaians – Mustapha Hamid

*Tourism Minister working to make Year of Return a permanent feature – Nana Addo

*NLC secures 10-day interlocutory injunction against TUSAAG’s strike

*GES apologises for treating SHS teachers poorly

*Give President Akufo-Addo second term — Karbo

*$1m per constituency not money to be shared – Special Development Ministry

*Chinese supervisor assaults worker at site

*EC Advisory Committee in crunch meeting with Commissioners over voters register

*National Road Safety Authority begins probe into Dompoase accident

*Remain calm – EC advisory committee to parties

*Rockshell International Frafraha Local Plan gazette notice

*Free SHS has improved education in zongo communities – Mustapha Hamid

*Akufo-Addo achievements better than Mahama – Mustapha Hamid

*Move beyond consolations, curb accidents – Adam Bonaa to Akufo Addo

*Kofi Akpaloo jabs NDC for complaining about cost of new voter’s register

*Ghanaians must take me serious – Hassan Ayariga

*We will not be complacent, we’ll work hard for a 2020 victory – Akufo-Addo

*Kokofu suspects ‘foul play’ in Kan Dapaah’s leaked video

*Today in 2008: Why National Security minister was sacked

*’Brutalising’ jobless teachers ‘disgusting, appalling’ – NDC

*NSS offers second chance to defaulters, private candidates, others

*6 Akufo-Addo projects he believes will win him election 2020

*Channel grievances to Electoral Commission and not chairperson – Governance Expert

*TUTAG to call off strike

*Macho men evict prostitutes, squatters from Kumasi Abinkyi market

*Police woman killed in gas explosion mourned by senior officers

*Court to consider Beige Bank CEO bail application Friday

*We’ll continue with stakeholder consultations – EC

*NDC speaks on jobless teachers ‘brutalizing’

*B&FT Editorial: Investigations should identify those who ‘stole’ 400 tricycles from NDA

*Bantama MP supports police with motorbikes

*Women who have more sex reduce risk of early menopause – Scientist


*Akunnor\Duncan handed Black Stars job

*GFA introduces National Team Department in its structure

*Ex-England striker Emile Heskey watches Medeama beat Kotoko in Tarkwa

*Accra Lions FC sign winger Hamidu Abdul Fatawu

*Five things to know about new Black Stars head coach C.K Akonnor

*GPL week 4: Medeama SC beat 10-man Kotoko as WAFA fire blank against Hearts of Oak

*Official: Ex-captain C.K Akonnor appointed as Black Stars Head Coach

*2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be played in January-February in Cameroon

*Ghana’s Afriyie Acquah agrees terms with Italian side U.S Lecce

*We will send our flight money to Majetie’s wife – GOC President after failing to attend funeral

*George Amoako to lead Black Stars Management team

*Asante Kotoko charged on four counts of misconduct

*NorthEast United FC coach laments Asamoah Gyan’s absence in must-win clash against Chennaiyin FC

*Government yet to pay my $210k six months salary – Kwasi Appiah


*What to expect in 2020: Ghana’s financial market

*Local firm generates 500kw of power from faecal waste

*BoG speaks on UT Bank founder, Kofi Amoabeng, Beige Bank CEO, Mike Nyinaku’s arrest

*TUC gives thumbs up to govt for railways

*First National Bank Ghana appoints Kofi Pianim as Head of Global Markets

*Ghana to partake in UK-Africa investment summit

*Government negotiating with IPP’s to review cost of electricity in Ghana – Adu-Boahen

*Three merged local pharmaceutical companies list on Ghana Stock Exchange

*€250m German power deal ‘big vote of confidence’ in my government – Akufo-Addo

*BoG urges Police to help identify hidden unlicensed financial institutions

*Government places high value on energy distribution – Bawumia

*2019 Christmas shopping better than previous years – Danquah Institute reveals

*Ghana get 250 million Euros to upgrade electricity transmission infrastructure

*Fertilizer subsidy to agriculture needs to be maintained – Research


*Empress Gifty breaks down in tears as she recounts her experience with ex-husband

*’Virgin’ Fella swerves ‘virginity’ question a year after dating Medikal

*I can’t perform MzVee’s songs – Kuami Eugene

*Joey B prophesied ‘Ataa Adwoa’ hit – Bosom P-Yung

*Castro is still alive, he’s coming out very soon – Akoo Nana

*I’d be a better president than all we’ve had – Bosom P- Yung

*Screen Actors Guild of Ghana holds training for old and new stars

*Charterhouse to make VGMAs the safest event to attend – George Quaye

*Bethel Revival Choir invades 2020 with a continental recognition

*People say my music is therapeutic – Cina Soul

*Jah Mikal signs on Amandzeba Nat Brew

*Daddy Lumba is alive – PRO

*I use comedy to educate people – OB Amponsah

*I’d have to do 6 months vocal training in order to work with Efya – Cina Soul


*Cameroon warns against election chaos

*Ethiopia election date opposed

*Akon announces own city in Senegal

*Mali’s ex-Liverpool and Juventus star Momo Sissoko retires

*Liberian president critic ‘arrested in Sierra Leone’

*Sex for mark: Obafemi Awolowo University places accused lecturer on half pay

*Ethiopian Airlines to start building new $5 bln airport this year – CEO

*Man who faked as a woman to marry Imam charged with ‘unnatural offence’

*Sudan ‘will defeat coup attempts’

*Nigerian community arrests 150 cows for destroying farmland

*Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agree on Nile dam deal

*Nigeria’s daily oil production plunges to 1.57m barrels

*Libya, international community seek peace at Berlin Conference

*Sudan mutiny claims two lives: normalcy restored, airspace reopened




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