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ISIS leader’s son ‘killed in Syria’

A son of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in a battle in Syria, IS news outlets say. Hudhayfah al-Badri died in a “commando operation” against Syrian government and Russian forces at a power plant in Homs province, a Telegram message said. It gave no further details but included an image […]Read More
Business

E/R: Farmers get 100,000 cocoa seedlings

The Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), has distributed over 100,000 cocoa to 25 farmer groups in the Eastern Region as part of efforts to boost cocoa production in the country. The seedlings according to Dr Yaw Adu Ampomah, Deputy Chief Executive of COCOBOD are early fruit-bearing species that would start fruiting within 18 months. […]Read More
Politics

Otumfuo warns new BOST MD

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has cautioned newly-appointed Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Company Limited, Mr George Mensah Okley, to seek to work hard to achieve the goals and objectives of the company. He, particularly, urged him to remain disciplined and humble in the discharge of his duties to ensure […]Read More
Politics

Bawumia runs to senior citizens for help

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated that government will be engaging experienced aged persons to help groom the younger generation to take up roles skewed to the realization of the nation’s goal. According to the vice president of Ghana, over 1.6 million senior citizens are a part of valuable human resource who could contribute greatly to […]Read More
General

Angry Owusu Bempah fires Sefa Kayi

Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah, founder and leader of the Glorious Word and Power Ministry, has expressed disappointment in Kwami Sefa Kayi for what he termed as “aiding” and “abetting” a colleague to slander him. The “Prophet of the Nation” as he is affectionately called accused the award-winning journalist of aiding editor-in-chief of the New Crusading […]Read More
Business

Public warned of H5 bird flu outbreak

Farmers and the general public have been warned of an outbreak of bird flu in the country. The Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday that Ghana has reported two outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5 bird flu on farms according to a report from Ghana’s agriculture ministry. The report indicated that, one […]Read More
Entertainment

8 Perish in Fancy Gadam, Patoranking accident

Information reaching Asempanews.com indicates that eight people have perished in an accident in connection with the mega show by Fancy Gadam and Nigerian musician Patoranking. The accident which occurred about three kilometres away from the Central Business District in Tamale on Friday 29th June 2018, also left twenty others seriously wounded. According to reports, the Read More
General

‘Blame NDC for Amissah-Arthur’s death’

William Gyima, founder and president of the opposition National Democratic Congress’ Serial Callers Association of Western Region has chastised the leadership of the party over the sudden demise of former vice president Kwesi Amissah-Arthur. According to the serial caller popularly known as Abeiku Prestea, the party is to blame for the unfortunate death of the […]Read More