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Only rich people contract the coronavirus – Sege residents

Many residents of Sege, capital of the Ada West District in the Greater Accra Region, believe that COVID-19 affects only the rich, contrary to scientific facts. While some of them said the coronavirus may exist somewhere in the world but not Ghana, others said even if it was in the country, the number of infected people were being exaggerated because ... Read More »

Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for Coronavirus

  The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is recovering in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Information available to adacommunityonline indicates that the Minister has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra over the past week. Multiple sources in the medical team at the hospital who confirmed the information  say the Dormaa Central MP was ... Read More »

Manya Krobo fix new date for Dipo puberty rites 2020

The priests and priestesses of Lower Manya in the Eastern region of Ghana have fixed July 31, 2020 to commence the  Dipo rituals for adolescent girls. Nomo Enock Awasabi Gbertey of Pierngua Osiekuse in the Lower Manya Krobostate has disclosed this on Thursday in an interview with Radio Ada. According to him, the Dipo calendar has been interrupted by the ... Read More »

My visit to Ghana was a special end to a difficult year – Jerome Boateng

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has disclosed how special it was for him to visit his roots following a difficult year in his career. Boateng endured a frustrating World Cup in Russia this year, as well as a difficult first half of the German Bundesliga, which sees Bayern Munich sit third after the first round. “2018 comes to an end, ... Read More »

Stanbic Bank ‘takes over’ Bank of Baroda

The Ghana unit of Standard Bank of South Africa, Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, has absorbed customers of the local subsidiary of Indian-state lender, Bank of Baroda under an arrangement that comes at no cost to the former. Multiple sources involved in the arrangement say the transaction was sealed in the tail end of December 2018, paving the way for Baroda ... Read More »

Prampram caretaker chief’s murder linked to chieftaincy dispute

The Mankralo [Caretaker] of Prampram in the Greater Accra Region, Nene Atsure Benta III, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen at Dodowa in the Shai Osudoku District. The incident happened on Thursday afternoon when he was returning to Prampram from a meeting at the Dodowa House of Chiefs. Though it is unclear what might have led to the shooting, Citi ... Read More »

Dagbon chieftaincy: Abudus occupy old Gbewaa Palace

Government has officially handed over the Old Gbewaa Palace to the Abudu Royals in Dagbon to perform the funeral of the late Yaa-Naa Mahamadu Abdulai IV. They have two weeks to perform the funeral and subsequently the Andani family are also expected to perform that of the late Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II from January 4 to 18, 2019. After signing ... Read More »

Ghana will not bid for 2019 AFCON – Sports Minister

Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports has said, Ghana has no intentions of bidding for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), though they have all the infrastructure available to host the 24-nation tournament. According to Mr. Asiamah, Ghana has all the necessary infrastructure to host any Confederation of African (CAF) organized competition, at any given time, ... Read More »

Unknown gunmen kill Prampram Mankralo

The Mankralo [clan head] of the Prampram Traditional Area, Nene Atsure Benta III, has been gunned down by some unknown assailants at Apollonia, in the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality of Greater Accra. Media reports say the deceased, who was also the acting President of the Prampram Traditional Council was killed Thursday afternoon at about 4:40pm [December 13, 2018] whilst returning from a meeting in Dodowa in ... Read More »

Africa needs ‘dictatorship’ – Musician Sarkodie

Celebrated rapper Sarkodie has stormed micro-blogging site twitter to express disappointment at how Africa and Africans are being “oppressed” by the West, and also suggesting measures to curb the situation. “These systems were never built for us so therefore we can’t benefit from it. The world is surviving on us but we suffer. They broke us up so they can ... Read More »