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What are the leading news websites in Ghana, or the best Ghana news sites? Which news portals are the most widely read and favourite of Ghanaians?
Best Ghana News websites in Ghana
This post gives you a list of Ghana’s biggest online news publishers.
1 The Ghanaian Standard
We begin the list of best news websites in Ghana with our very own ghstandard.com which has taken over the internet to quickly become a favourite online news source. Readers prefer ghstandard.com because of its modern design interface and the professional reportage of local Ghana news. They target educated and widely exposed readers.
GhanaWeb is Ghana’s first vertical portal, content curation and syndication website covering news, politics, business, sports, entertainment, opinions and general information about Ghana. Few people know that GhanaWeb was launched by a privately-owned Dutch company GhanaWeb B.V. in 1999. The site is now probably the most visited website in Ghana today with over 1.5 million monthly users.
3 News Ghana
Myjoyonline is part of Media General, operator of the privately owned Joy FM radio station in Accra, the capital of Ghana. The station is owned and run by the media group company Multimedia Group Limited. It is arguably the leading radio station in Ghana that broadcasts in the English language.
5 Graphic Online
Publishers of Ghana’s premier newspaper Daily Graphic run Graphic Online news website. the site covers Ghana news, breaking news headlines and today’s news in Ghana. In their own words, Graphic Online news website helps readers to stay on top of Ghana’s biggest stories from Daily Graphic
6 Ghana News Agency
The Ghana News Agency (GNA) was established on March 5, 1957, i.e. on the eve of Ghana’s independence, and charged with the “dissemination of truthful unbiased news”. It was the first news agency to be established in Sub-Saharan Africa.
GNA was part of a comprehensive communication policy that sought to harness the information arm of the state to build a viable, united, and cohesive nation-state. GNA has therefore been operating in the unique role of mobilizing the citizens for nation-building, economic and social development, national unity, and integration.
YEN.com.gh is a Ghanaian online news publication created in September 2015. It covers local and international news, politics, business, entertainment, technology, sport news and users’ generated news content.
8 Ghana Business News
Ghanabusinessnews.com is a business news portal. In their own words, the site is a “comprehensive business news portal, the website is dedicated to bringing to you high-quality news and information to facilitating overall decision-making in business in Ghana“.
Ghana Today is a news website run by the Information Services Department of Ghana. The site covers all about Ghana: business, culture, politics, education, government, latest news and background information on Ghana Today
3News is a private news portal run by 3 FM. The site cover “all breaking news updates, latest news headlines, local and world stories, showbiz, lifestyle etc”. In their own words, “3news.com is the fastest-growing news portal in Ghana”.
3 FM is a privately owned radio station in Accra, the capital of Ghana. The radio station is owned by Media General Radio Limited, which forms part of Media General, a media and communications company which owns several television and radio stations in Ghana.
BusinessGhana is also one of Ghana’s oldest general news sites. The site has now grown into a one-stop authority hub with a business directory, general local news, and classified advertisement.
12 GBC Ghana
GBC Online is next on our list of most-read news websites in Ghana today. The site covers nearly every local news headline in Ghana and all international news stories that is of interest to Ghanaians. Operated by Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, the site rides on the established reputation and popularity of the nation’s premier TV network GTV and its network of radio stations.
GHANAsoccernet.com brings ghana’s latest football news, Live scores, results, and fixtures. Get updates on all football leagues, the Ghana league, and the English premier league. Indexed by Google over 10 years ago, the site is now heavily visited by football fans in Ghana and abroad. They are particularly timely in reporting football information even before national reporters.
14 Peace FM Online
Peacefmonline.com offers its reading audience a comprehensive online source for up-to-the-minute news about politics, business, entertainment, and other issues in Ghana
15 Pulse Ghana
There are many voices out there covering news, music, movies, and entertainment in general. Pulse Ghana is there to make those voices louder and connect with a global audience.
16 The Ghana Report
In their own words, “The Ghana Report is an incisive news website in Ghana that offers hardcore breaking news and in-depth information from diverse angles across the globe”. TheGhanaReport.com was first indexed by Google in 2015
17 Citi Newsroom
Next on our list of best news websites in Ghana is Citynewsroom.com. CitiNewsroom.com is one of Ghana’s leading news websites that deliver high quality innovative, alternative news that challenges the status quo.
Omni Media Limited owners of Citi Newsroom also operate Citi FM, a privately owned radio station in Accra, the capital of Ghana. The station was adjudged the best English-speaking Radio Station in Ghana, at the 25th Ghana Journalists Associations’ Awards ceremony.
18 Prime News Ghana
Next on our list of Ghanains’ favourite news websites is Prime News Ghana. In their own words, the site offers “today’s Ghana news headlines, local and major trending general, politics, entertainment, sports and the latest business news in Ghana“. primenewsghana.com was first indexed by Google in May 2016
19 Daily Guide News Network
Another traditional print newspaper gone digital, Daily Guide news is visited by thousands of readers each day. Daily Guide is a private-owned daily newspaper owned by Georgina Blay and published in Accra, Ghana. The newspaper is published six times per week.
The dailyguidenetwork.com url was first indexed by Google in April 2018
20 The Business & Financial Times
One more site that draws heavy readership in Ghana and from many African countries is the Business and Financial Times. In their own words, “Business and Financial Times is Africa’s Leading Provider of Business Information”.
The Business & Financial Times’ URL thebftonline.com was first indexed by Google more than 10 years ago
21 The Chronicle News Online
Next on your list of most-read news websites in Ghana is The Chronicle News website, another print newspaper gone digital, and readers are loving the new user interface. Like the print newspaper, the website carries several well-written headlines covering local politics and other general news stories.
For those who may not know, the Ghanaian Chronicle is an English-language daily newspaper published in Accra, Ghana. It has a circulation of 45,000 copies, making it the biggest private newspaper in Ghana.
The largest entertainment and showbiz news feturing breaking news and celebrity gossip in Ghana would be GhanaCelebrities.Com. First indexed by Google more than 10 years ago, the site’s URL GhanaCelebrities.Com is now visited thousands of times everyday.
23 Tech Nova
Firrst indexed by Google in March 2017, Tech Nova is now probably the largest local digital news platform focusing on the tech ecosystem in Ghana and Africa
24 Modern Ghana
ModernGhana is an online media portal that has been in operation since 2005. The site covers news, politics, business, sports, entertainment and opinions. It is owned by Modern Ghana Media Communication Ltd., a privately owned Ghanaian company
25 Adom Online
AdomOnline.com is your news, politics, business, sports, entertainment, a lifestyle website. They provide you with the latest breaking news and content straight from the motherland Ghana and other countries beyond.
BrownGh.com is a news portal that covers all sorts of news in Ghana and globally. It is the most visited entertainment news portal in Ghana according to Alexa ranking.
27 GhHeadlines News
Gh Headlines is a news aggregation site. It seeks to bring to your doorstep all the news sites in Ghana from the start. It provides you with all the headlines you need from the various News sites.
28 Ghanaian Times.
The Ghanaian Times is a government-owned daily newspaper published in Accra, Ghana. The newspaper was established in 1957. It has a circulation of 80,000 copies and is published six times per week.
29 Ghana Sport Online
Ghana Sports Online contains the best Sports resources and articles from Ghana.
30 Accra Mail
Accra Mail is a news website in Ghana, delivering authentic news in hot politics, Ghana breaking news, politics, business news, entertainment news in Ghana, Ghana sports news, celebrity gossip, campus filla, and the latest news.