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Following the UN report on the horrific abuses committed in South Sudan's conflict, including civilians having had their eyes gouged out, their throats slit or having been castrated, BBC World Service Africa editor Will Ross writes:

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says that the reported abduction of schoolgirls by militant Isalmist group Boko Haram is a "national disaster", and no effort will be spared to rescue them.

A self-styled prophet has been arrested after 17 children were allegedly held captive in his home in Mozambique.

Two car-bomb attacks have killed at least 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials say. The first took place outside the presidential palace late on Friday. The second hit a nearby hotel. Dozens of people were wounded.

It has been reported that social media breakout star and Brong Ahafo-based teenager, Rashida Black beauty is expecting her first child.

With 13 Sky Bet Championship goals, Albert Adomah is proving to be the catalyst in Aston Villa’s search for promotion. We catch up with the 30-year-old to discuss the season to date...

Former Ghanaian football star and captain, Stephen Appiah, has signed a one-year deal to become the new brand ambassador for Betway sports betting in Ghana.

A married man has confessed to cheating on his wife for over twelve years with his gay partner.

The Police Administration has said it will cooperate fully with UN investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct against some members of a Ghanaian police unit working with the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

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Mr Mohammed Alidu, Incumbent Nasara coordinator of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Krowor constituency in the Greater Accra region could probably not stand the shock of losing his position.

All incumbent constituency Executives in New Juaben South constituency of the Eastern Region lost their positions in the New Patriotic Party constituency primaries held Saturday.

Former President John Dramani Mahama has criticised the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for implementing a broad Free Senior High School (SHS) policy in a haste which has resulted in the programme taking all government resources and stifling other developmental projects.

A Cape Coast Court has placed an injunction on the Cape Coast South constituency primaries of the governing New Patriotic Party.

Former President John Mahama says government is having challenges to meet some of its obligations as a result of the huge impact the Free Senior High School implementation is having on its finances.

Former President John Rawlings has lauded the New Patriotic Party government for leveraging Martin Amidu’s drive to fight corruption by appointing him as Ghana’s Special Prosecutor.

Former head of the Narcotics Control Board, K.B Quantson, has attributed the failure to completely root out corruption in the Ghanaian society to the attitudes of the general populace to criminality.

Former President John Mahama has criticized the Akufo-Addo government for its inability to stabilize the price of petroleum products to the satisfaction of Ghanaian consumers.

Legislator, Alexander Kwamina Afenyo-Markin has condemned attacks on the Independent Exams Body (IEB) of the General Legal Council (GLC) by the Student Representative Council and the media, following the failure of over 80% of the candidates.

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With 13 Sky Bet Championship goals, Albert Adomah is proving to be the catalyst in Aston Villa’s search for promotion. We catch up with the 30-year-old to discuss the season to date...

Former Ghanaian football star and captain, Stephen Appiah, has signed a one-year deal to become the new brand ambassador for Betway sports betting in Ghana.

Brother of football legend Abedi Pele, Sola Ayew has slammed the pastor who prophesied that the football legend will die this year (2017), as mynewsgh.com reported.

Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick as Barcelona came from behind to thrash Catalan neighbours Girona.

The Black Queens of Ghana have won the maiden of the WAFU Zone B after beating host country, Ivory Coast a lone goal on Saturday in the grand finale at the Robert Champaux Stadium in Abidjan.

Black Queens and Hassacas Ladies defender, Janet Egyir has been named the player of the 2018 WAFU Zone B tournament held in Ivor Coast.

Stop gab captain of the Black Queens, Portia Boakye has been crowned as the top scorer of the just ended 2018 WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations tournament.

Season football administrator, Nana Oduro Sarfo has finally apologized to the management of Asante Kotoko over his match-fixing allegation labelled against the club.

Japan will host Ghana in an international friendly on Sunday 1 April at the Transcosmos Stadium, Nagasaki.

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Ayrton Drug Manufacturing Limited had consolidated and aligned its operations with parent company, Dannex limited, to ensure profitability.

The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has stressed the need to focus on empowering women entrepreneurs to maximise their multiplier effect for Ghana's economic growth and inclusive development.

Mr Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, the Acting Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed government's commitment to create a just society where fair opportunities for all Ghanaians are ensured regardless of their location.

Small and Micro Enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to scrutinise Annual Percentage Rates (APR) provided by lending institutions in order to make informed decisions about where to access loans to their businesses.

First Atlantic Bank has officially signed an investment agreement with Advanced Finance & Investment Group, manager of AFIG Fund II to strengthen its capital base.

Stakeholders at a day's summit on Oil, Gas and the environment have acknowledged the need for a policy on oil spillage in the country.

Ghana’s cocoa sector risks a dip if the country fails to address the politicization of the sector. According to the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the issue has affected the growth of the cocoa sector as politicians have over the years, used cocoa's prospects to their gain.

​Ghanaian chemical engineer and innovator, Dr Thomas Owusu Mensah, has said the only way Ghana can catch up with industrial countries is to build a high-speed rail.

A strategic evidence-based data survey on employee's performance, remuneration and welfare in the banking sector was on Tuesday launched in Accra.

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It has been reported that social media breakout star and Brong Ahafo-based teenager, Rashida Black beauty is expecting her first child.

Ceccy Twum has invited all well-wishers to help her celebrate her daughter who turned 17 on Friday. In an emotional post on Instagram, the sensational gospel artiste made positive pronouncements on her beautiful daughter.

Ghana's dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy would be leaving Zylofon Music sooner than expected as a result of some unfortunate development that the aforementioned artiste doesn’t feel comfortable with.

Ghanaian socialite and actress, Moesha Boduong is well aware of her haters and has served them something to talk about yet again.

Perhaps you are not ready to go through the everyday exercise routines to get that enviable flat tummy you have always desired. Well, if you are among this category of people, relax because there is a perfect alternative for you; the flat tummy water therapy.

A perfect set of eye brows is a necessity, for every woman if she is going to consider doing makeup.

Bigger and rounder butts are inevitable to maintaining femininity and boosting the confidence of a woman. Believe it or not, clothes no matter the cut, texture or colour looks glam on firm and rounded curves.

There’s nothing as fulfilling as living a happy life. The irony of this belief however is that, life has its ups and downs and there will never be a straight happy happy life journey without ‘bumps’.

Charles Mensah Senior, father of self-acclaimed dancehall King, Shatta Wale believes prophets who are predicting the death of his son are only using that to gain popularity and attract more members to their churches.

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Following the UN report on the horrific abuses committed in South Sudan's conflict, including civilians having had their eyes gouged out, their throats slit or having been castrated, BBC World Service Africa editor Will Ross writes:

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says that the reported abduction of schoolgirls by militant Isalmist group Boko Haram is a "national disaster", and no effort will be spared to rescue them.

A self-styled prophet has been arrested after 17 children were allegedly held captive in his home in Mozambique.

Two car-bomb attacks have killed at least 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials say. The first took place outside the presidential palace late on Friday. The second hit a nearby hotel. Dozens of people were wounded.

The Nigerian Army has disclaimed the report, claiming that troops advance at the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH II was deliberately halted to allow the escape of the factional Boko Haram terrorists group leader, Abubakar Shekau in Sambisa forest.

Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has spoken up on the payment of tithe by Christians being kicked against by media personality, Daddy Freeze.

An ancient clay seal discovered in Jerusalem may have belonged to the prophet Isaiah and could be the earliest physical evidence of the biblical figure.

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says.

The people of Ovahimba and Ovazimba tribes in the Kunene and Omusati regions in Northern Namibia have an upheld culture that has defied western influence and agitation.