General News of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: gbconline.comGunmen kill four, injure eight at BunkpuruguFile photoUnidentified gunmen last night opened fire on a crowd killing four persons and injuring eight at Najon in the Bunkpurugu district of the Northern Region. An eyewitness told Radio Ghana correspondent Murtala Issah that, the gunmen invaded the community on motorbikes at about 7 pm, picked out a crowd at the market square and started shooting sporadically. Spokesperson for the Northern Regional Police Command, ASP Yussif Tanko, has confirmed the incident. ASP Tanko said the injured are receiving treatment at the Baptist Medical Center at Nalerigu, but added that the gunmen and their motive are yet to be identified. The Bunkpurugu district has seen communal, land and chieftaincy disputes in the past.

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General News of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: dailyguideafrica.comMahama storms Manhyia with NDC supportersFormer President John Dramani MahamaFormer President John Dramani Mahama arrived at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on Saturday with a crowd of National Democratic Congress (NDC) members who are supposedly supportive of his ambition to become president again. Mr. Mahama, who was making his maiden appearance at the historic funeral, perhaps wanted to take advantage of the great occasion to push his personal agenda to lead the NDC for the presidential race in 2020. The NDC members were seen clad in T-shirts, which had inscriptions that tended to portray that Mr. Mahama is the suitable person to lead the NDC for the 2020 polls. After acknowledging cheers from party supporters, Mr. Mahama’s convoy was then heralded by countless motorbikes that caused huge traffic on the road from the Airport roundabout to the Manhyia Palace. Reports reaching this paper indicated that most of the motorbikes were prevented from getting access to the Manhyia Palace by security personnel at the Manhyia Roundabout.

December 11, 2017 10:52 UTC

General News of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: Starrfmonline.comOver 20 students collapse at St. Martins SHS in NsawamThe students are currently receiving treatment at the Nsawam government hospitalMore than 20 students of the St. Martins Senior High School at Nsawam in the Eastern region have collapsed on campus. According to a student, who spoke to, her colleagues collapsed Sunday night during Prep and Monday morning during assembly. “We were at Prep last night when they were rushed outside but we didn’t take it serious. He said the students have been rushed to the Nsawam government hospital where they are currently receiving treatment. On Friday, a male student of the Koforidua SECTEC was also reported to have died of a suspected case of meningitis.

December 11, 2017 10:30 UTC

Entertainment of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comIf a man has money, character doesn’t matter – MzVee searches for ideal manMzVeeThe 25-year-old bubbly singer, MzVee, says she has been single for some time now and she believes the time is now right for her to start a relationship. I’m single and searching.”While she is on the hunt for a man, MzVee has some qualities she is looking out for in her ideal man. The Lynxx Entertainment artiste says the man has to be “tall, fair and well built.”“I don’t know but he should be perfect and have 30 billion [a lot of money],” MzVee, born Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda, stressed. When the host tried to find out from her if the character of the man matters to her, the ‘Sing My Name’ hit singer was quick to state, “If he has money” character doesn’t really matter. MzVee is currently out with the video for the remix of her song, ‘Sing My Name’ featuring Nigerian artiste, Patoranking.

December 11, 2017 10:07 UTC

Business News of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comSecond Deputy BoG Governor to resignDr Johnson AsiamaThe Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Johnson Asiama, is in the process of resigning from the Bank. Did Dr Asiama resign or was he pushed? Some of his colleagues at the Central say this action was expected especially with the change in government. There were also reports that some sections of the Central Bank staff did not want Dr Asiama out for some unexplained reasons. According to persons close to government, this made it very difficult to work the former Second Deputy Governor.

December 11, 2017 09:45 UTC

Crime & Punishment of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: Police intercept vehicle loaded with weaponsThe six occupants of the vehicle in which the weapons were retrieved have been arrestedPolice at Gambaga in the East Mamprusi District of the Northern Region on Friday morning intercepted a Nissan Patrol vehicle with registration number GE 5433-16 and retrieved six pump action guns and 130 cartridges from it. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mohammed Yussif Tanko, Public Relations Officer of the Northern Regional Police Command, who confirmed this in Tamale on Friday, said six occupants of the vehicle including a woman were arrested and detained at the Police station whiles retrieved items were kept for evidential purposes. ASP Yussif Tanko said the vehicle was travelling from Tamale, and it was headed toward the direction of Namong, a village in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District.

December 11, 2017 09:42 UTC

General News of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: classfmonline.comAppiah Stadium’s house, car burntNDC activist, Appiah StadiumThe home of popular National Democratic Congress (NDC) activist in the Ashanti Region, Appiah Stadium, has been burnt. They first arrested me, they later stormed my house with guns and now they have burnt my house and car.”“The NPP’s Invincible Forces did that,” he accused. Meanwhile, members of the Invincible Forces have denied setting the house ablaze. No member of Invincible Forces did that. For what reason?” Kwabena Boakye, spokesperson for the Invincible Forces, told host Forson.

December 11, 2017 09:11 UTC

Entertainment of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comI will not apologise to Obour, Ghanaians should accept my dressing - EbonyDancehall Artiste EbonySinger Ebony has seemingly declined to apologise to the president of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) after she accused him of stealing monies belonging to the Union. Bice Osei Kuffour (Obour) commenting on Ebony’s alleged indecent dressing noted that while he will condemn her choice of clothes, the general public should also be circumspect in their attacks on the singer. Ebony responded by asking Obour whether stealing monies belonging to musicians was part of the Ghanaian culture. Artiste manager, Bulldog, after the singer’s reaction, called on her to render an unqualified apology to the MUSIGA president for unduly attacking him. However, speaking in an interview with JoyNews’ Doreen Avio, Ebony brushed Bulldog off and insisted that Obour understands.

December 11, 2017 08:48 UTC

Entertainment of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: mynewsgh.comShatta Wale compensates Mitchy with a video shoot after flirting with other women – DelayShata Wale and Shatta Mitchy dance perform on stage during a concertTelevision personality Delay has said Shatta Mitchy deserves to be connected to a Doctor or one of the handlers of the “Free SHS” policy if Shatta Wale won’t stop flirting with other women and settle with her. She said Shatta Wale has been seen on several occasions flirting with Afia Odo and have also been spotted in several strip clubs when he certainly knows that he has a woman who he has a baby with. What saddened her heart was the fact that after Shatta Wale does all these, he comes back home to compensate Mitchy with a video shoot to shut her up. Delay indicated that if Shatta Wale is not ready to settle, he should bring Mitchy to her so she connects her to a doctor because she deserves a better person. The television personality noted that Shatta Wale is fond of insulting any individual who talks about him but she promised to face him squarely if he should insult her for her opinion.

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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: citifmonline.com21-year-old ‘galamseyer’ beheads pregnant girlfriend at AsankraguaHe butchered his girlfriend on suspicion that he was not responsible for the 4 month old pregnancyResidents of Newtown, a suburb of Asankragua in the Wassa Amenfi West District of the Western Region, in the early hours of Sunday, December 10, 2017, woke up to the dastardly killing of Nafisa Abena, who’s carrying a four-month-old pregnancy by one Felix Kwabena, her boyfriend. Felix Kwabena, 21-years, and a galamsey operator at Asankragua, is alleged to have butchered his girlfriend on suspicion that he may not be the person responsible for the four-month-old pregnancy. After reportedly butchering Nafisa Abena, a chop bar attendant at Newtown, Kwabena Felix also attempted to take his life by cutting part of his throat, but he only lost consciousness. He was rushed to the Asankragua Catholic Hospital where doctors are trying to resuscitate him. The Asankragua District Police command has started investigations into the matter.

December 11, 2017 07:07 UTC

Crime & Punishment of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: mynewsgh.comTwo men jailed 10 years for stealing a motorbikeTwo persons found guilty of stealingA Circuit Court at Duayaw Nkwanta in the Tano North District of the Brong Ahafo Region presided over His Lordship Alexander Graham has jailed two farmers to five years imprisonment each for stealing. Abdul Razak 24 and Kwasi Poku 22 were found guilty of stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the criminal offence ACT 1960(ACT 29). He lodged a complaint with the police the same day while making efforts to retrieve the bike which he later spotted at a fitting shop at Duayaw Nkwanta. The owner of the shop in turn alerted the police at Duayaw Nkwanta and when the two later emerged to take their booty were arrested by the police and in their caution statement admitted the offence. The court after trial found them guilty of the offence and sentenced them to 5 years imprisonment after the failed to pay a fine of GH¢3,000 each.

December 11, 2017 06:09 UTC

Feature Article of Monday, 11 December 2017Columnist: Adams HajGoldWhat role must a wife play to avert marital crises? To promote mutual cooperation in the marriage, Islam has prescribed some duties for both husband and wife. Even though the husband is the head of the family, he should be kind, patient and loving to the wife. Find room to discuss with your spouse any marital discord and together you create a loving, caring and congenial marital home. Remember, no one wins from a marital dispute; both husband and wife suffer pain and distress when there is disagreement.

December 11, 2017 05:30 UTC

Business News of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: mynewsgh.comAkufo-Addo now believes in China than Ghana - Sammy GyamfiPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoSpokesperson of Exton Cubic, Samuel Gyamfi is worried that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is seeking to govern the country independent of foreign aid but his decisions regarding its natural resources prove otherwise. “Akufo-Addo no longer believes in Ghana but believes in the Chinese because he is gradually mortgaging the natural resources of the country to Chinese and other foreigners. He now believes in the Chinese and his claim that Ghana would be independent of foreign aid is laughable”, he observed. “So you will be hearing a great deal about the Ghana that I am seeking with your support that is a Ghana beyond aid. “We must learn to support our own because Exton Cubic is a wholly Ghanaian Company if the president is committed to ruling Ghana beyond aid.

December 11, 2017 05:03 UTC

Feature Article of Monday, 11 December 2017Columnist: CENAB-UK Advocacy GroupShould MPs also resign 3 years before they can qualify to contest flagbearership? Should a Minister who is not MP also resign 3 years before he can contest the MP seat? In future, would the MPs also resign 3 years in advance from parliament before they can qualify to contest the NPP Flag-bearership position? How does the Party Executives fight the sitting MPs? It was dumbfounding reading the proposal for amendment as submitted by the NPP MPs.

December 11, 2017 05:03 UTC

General News of Monday, 11 December 2017Source: peacefmonline.comWontumi is a priceless asset - Kofi Badu tells NPABernard Antwi Boasiako, Ashanti Regional Chairman of NPPA business magnate, Mr. Kofi Badu who runs several businesses in the country including K Badu agro-chemical, last Friday, donated thousand bags of cement as his support towards the completion of the proposed Ashanti Regional office complex of the ruling New Patriotic Party. The proposed ultramodern office complex which will serve as the Ashanti Regional head office of the party ,will have an ultramorden facilities for the efficient and effective running of the party in the region. Making the presentation, Mr. K Badu, said he has been impressed by the hard works and total dedication of the Ashanti Regional party chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, especially his resolve to see the party continue to remain relevant. He urged Chairman Wuntumi to be firm in his decisions and take criticisms as a foundation to good leadership. He again advised him to stay focused in his quest to secure a trustworthy stronghold for the NPP in the regoin.

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