Russia says 63 prisoners of war return from Ukrainian captivity

KYIV – Sixty-three Russian prisoners of war (POWs) were released as a result of a complex negotiation process with Ukraine, according to Russian news agencies, citing Moscow’s defence ministry. The…

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Thousands mistake ordinary US research aircraft for Chinese ‘spy’ balloon

WASHINGTON – A high-altitude research balloon from the US is now among the world’s most-tracked aircraft, after thousands of internet users mistook it for the suspected Chinese surveillance balloon floating…

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Train derailment causes massive fire in Ohio, residents within 1.6km radius evacuated: Report

WASHINGTON – A train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio on Friday night causing a massive fire in the area, local media reported. Emergency crews have been evacuating residents from their…

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Woman in US pronounced dead found gasping for air in body bag at funeral home

A 66-year-old woman who was pronounced dead by an Alzheimer’s care facility in Iowa was later found to be alive, after staff members at a funeral home unzipped the body…

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Livestream: Newsfile discusses revised DDE, CPI 2022 report and CSSPS expose

Today’s edition of JoyNews’ Newsfile will delve into topical issues of interest that made headlines within the week. The most topical is the domestic debt exchange programme which has been…

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More than 40 killed in Nigeria as gunmen and vigilantes clash

More than 40 people have been killed in clashes between gunmen and vigilantes in Nigeria’s northern Katsina state, the latest violence ahead of parliamentary and presidential elections. Katsina state police spokesperson Gambo…

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Prophet Joseph Atarah opens 2023 with ‘Adom Nyame’ [Video]

Ghanaian musician Prophet Joseph Atarah, popularly known as The Singing Prophet, started 2023 on a positive note with the release of  ‘Adom Nyame.’ Though the General Overseer of Believers Grace…

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Diana Hamilton settles bills of patients at KATH

Officials of the Komfo Anokye Teaching hospital say they are grappling with a worrying number of patients who are unable to settle their medical bills. Such patients, they say, come from…

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GRA withdraws $672m back-tax demand from MTN Group

MTN Group Limited, Africa’s largest wireless carrier, has said a GH¢8.2 billion ($672 million) tax bill it received from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has been scrapped. The decision came…

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Ghana Gas signs US$700 million deal for second gas processing plant

Economics Gas Plant The Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) on Friday signed a Project Implementation Agreement with its joint venture partners to construct a second Gas Processing Plant (GPP Train…

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150 unemployed youth from Tamale enrolls in the Sinapi Aba Youth Apprenticeship Program

One hundred and fifty youths have been enrolled to learn vocational and technical skills under the Sinapi Aba Youth Apprenticeship Programme (YAP). The majority of youth beneficiaries were selected from…

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GOIL attributes drop in diesel price to Gold for Oil barter deal

Oil market leader, GOIL has attributed the reduction in the price of diesel today, January 3, 2023 to the impact of the Gold for Oil barter programme. GOIL announced a…

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NHIA Director bemoans illegal charges on NHIS clients

Mr Kasimu Abudulai, Upper East Regional Director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has bemoaned increasing reports of illegal charges on clients at healthcare facilities in the region. He…

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Stakeholders of NHIA urged to stick to agreement

NHIA Chief Executive, Dr. Bernard Okoe- Boye Mr Christopher Oddoye, Manager of the Awutu Effutu Senya District Office of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has appealed to stakeholders to…

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Suncity Medical Outreach Group to undertake free eye surgeries for people

Some children undergoing eye screening at Babile The Suncity Medical Outreach Group is to undertake free eye screening and surgeries for people with eye-related problems and conditions in the Bono…

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Central Region vaccinates 50 per cent of targeted population

Covid-19 Vaccination A total of 854,206 persons in the Central Region have been fully vaccinated against COVID -19, since it was rolled out in 2021 . The figure represents 50…

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