General News of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: dailyguideafrica.com15 rejected DCEs get 2nd chanceMinister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama. The president has also given 15 rejected DCE nominees the chance to represent their various assemblies again, subject to the approval of the members. The nominees, it said, include Musah Issah, who when confirmed shall become the DCE for the Gushegu District Assembly; Abu Mohammed, West Mamprusi District Assembly; Hajia Hawa Ninchemah, Bawku Municipal Assembly; Kwasi Bonzoh, Ellembele District Assembly and Kate Ametefe for Adaklu District Assembly. The 15 nominees are George Kyei Baffour, Asante Akim Central Municipal Assembly; Abraham Mbanye, Sene East District Assembly; Felicia Aba Hagan, Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese District Assembly; Florence Governor, Ayensuano District Assembly; Ebenezer Tetteh Kupaulor, Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly; Jennifer Dede Afagbedzi, La Nkwantanag Madina Municipal Assembly; Sarah Dugbakie Pobee, Ada East District Assembly and J.K. Alhassan, Bunkprugu-Yunyoo District Assembly. The rest are Ella Boateng, South Dayi District Assembly; Richard Collins Arku, North Tongu District Assembly; Andrew Teddy Ofori, Hohoe Municipal Assembly; Millicent Kabuki Carboo, Biakoye District Assembly; Leonelson Adzidogah, Akatsi South District Assembly; Emmanuel Louis Agama, South Tongu District Assembly and Eric Muah, Jomoro District Assembly.
June 24, 2017 10:30 UTC
General News of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: citifmonline.comMigration has improved our livelihood – Northern MigrantsDirector of the consortium, Professor Mariama AwumbilaResearch conducted by the Migrating Out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium, has shown that 70% of migrants from the Northern part of Ghana believe migration has enhanced their lives. We know that migration has negative parts, but how do we enhance the more positive parts as a country”. The research, which started in 2015, focused on migrants from Volta, Central, Brong-Ahafo and the three Northern Regions. The main aim of the research was to find the relationship between migration and poverty, and how migration can be used as a strategy for poverty reduction in Ghana. Placing much emphasis on migrants from the three Northern Regions, Professor Awumbila said migration has enhanced the lives of their households back in the North.
June 24, 2017 09:56 UTC
Last year God revealed to me that this year that six times of persons who died last year will die this year. “MPs, Minister, Pastors and many others are those who are those who will die all the handy work of the devil. You remember God through me revealed that there will be strong winds and thunder, today I bring the update. I saw thunder and strong winds accompanied by floods destroying properties and many drowning in the floods. Even in the Christendom, there is corruption everywhere because if you don’t have money a “Man of God” will not pray for you”, he revealed.
June 24, 2017 09:45 UTC
Entertainment of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: SeanCityGH.comLil Win donates to Tafo Central MosqueLil Win presented items worth thousands of cedis to the Muslim community in TafoFavourite Ghanaian entertainment personality and philanthropist, Kwadwo Nkansah, known in the industry as Lil Win has made a donation to the Tafo Central Mosque in the Ashanti Region. The 'I don't think far' hitmaker through his 'Boa Obi(Help someone) Foundation' presented items worth thousands of cedis to the Muslim community at Tafo ahead of their Sallah celebration on Monday, July 26. Receiving the items on behalf of the Moslem community, the Chief Imam of the mosque thanked the actor and rewarded him with a Muslim cloth which according to the Imam is a sign of blessing. He made the presentation with support and presence of the Boss Nation Music crew including, Papa Kumasi, Obibini Takyi, DJ AY, Ricky Jay, Eimen, Kwame Ahenfie, Okyeame, Awurama just to mention a few. This donation comes ahead of the mega Sallah Bash which Lil Win and a host of entertainment personalities are holding at X5 Pub at Krofrom in the Ashanti Region on Monday evening, July 26.
June 24, 2017 09:45 UTC
Business News of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: classfmonline.comCocoa fertilisers: Majority’s explanation hollow – AkandohKwabena Mintah Akandoh, Juaboso MPJuaboso MP Kwabena Mintah Akandoh has described as empty explanations given by the Majority in Parliament regarding reports of sale of fertilisers to cocoa farmers. Additionally, he explained that “regardless of the acreage of the farmer’s cocoa farm, if you have two acres they will give you a sachet of the fertiliser and if you were farming 10 acres, same sachet”. But reacting to the Majority’s press conference during an interview with Class 91.3FM’s Valentina Ofori-Afriyie on 505 on Friday, June 23, Mr Akandoh said: “The press conference is empty. They are saying that because the fertiliser was not enough, due to budgetary allocations or constraints, that is why they are seeking to sell the fertiliser. You don’t take the laziest approach by saying that because there are constraints everybody should come and buy.”
June 24, 2017 09:22 UTC
Regional News of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: Pumpkins FoundationPumpkins Foundation donates to Save them Young Orphanage in AshaimanBaisiwa Dowuona-Hammond making the donationThe Pumpkins Foundation, a child-focused charity organisation made on Tuesday, 20th June 2017 made a donation to Save them Young Orphanage in Ashaiman. Presenting the items, the Executive Director of pumpkins foundation, Mrs. Baisiwa Dowuona Hammond called on the inmates of the orphanage to imbue in themselves the spirit of selflessness and volunteerism. During her interaction with administrators of the orphanage, Mrs. Dowuona Hammond, stated that the Pumpkins Foundation is excited to be of assistance to Save them Young Orphanage and the foundation looks forward to more of such donations in the future as their part to make meaningful impact on the lives of the inmates. On his part, the Administrator of Save them Young Orphanage, Mr. Alfred thanked Pumpkins Foundation for its generosity. He made a general appeal to the public to assist in raising the less privileged in the society.
June 24, 2017 09:11 UTC
Crime & Punishment of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: Graphic.com.ghMan assaults teacher traineeMclaren alleged that Owusu and some of his colleagues owed him GHc21.00Mclaren alleged that OwusuA 62-year-old Rastafarian, Haspinel Mclaren, has appeared before the Odumase Krobo Circuit Court for assaulting a teacher trainee at Somanya. He said on May 22, 2017, at about 7:00 pm, Mclaren alleged that Owusu and some of his colleagues owed him GHc21.00 being electricity and water bills. ASP Yeboah said armed with a machete, Mclaren went to the house where Owusu was staying to demand his money. He said when Owusu saw the accused person with the machete, he went into his room but the accused forced himself into the room. The prosecutor said after the complainant managed to free himself, he made a formal complaint to the police and Mclaren was arrested.
June 24, 2017 09:11 UTC
General News of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: mynewsgh.comBugri Naabu’s contender promises a clean campaignMr. Adam SambaMr. Adam Samba, renowned businessman who is lacing his boots to give current Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Daniel Bugri Naabu a run for his money has promised a clean campaign. “Those who know me very well will attest to the fact that I am not a violent person and someone who subscribes to insults. I will campaign on issues and tell my story and explain to the kingmakers why I should be the obvious choice for the post”, he revealed. In his view, the party needs to work tirelessly in winning one of the three seats within the Tamale Metropolis promising to make that happen under his leadership. Among other things he promised to make the region the stronghold of the party if given the nod outlining his capabilities.
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Crime & Punishment of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: 3news.comBody of man killed by mortuary man dumped at Bolga Police StationThe body of the deceased which was dumped in a coffin at the Police StationThe body of a man killed by a mortuary man in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region has been dumped at the Bolgatanga Municipal Police Station. The action by the youth of Yorogo, a suburb of Bolgatanga, was triggered by Police intervention that saved the mortuary man from being lynched. Police say the mortuary man was driving in the Yorogo area on Thursday when his vehicle knocked dead the deceased about 6:00pm. According to the Police, the people spotted the mortuary man, got incensed, attacked and assaulted him and his colleagues. “At about 6:30pm, the attackers besieged the Bolgatanga Municipal police station amidst stone throwing and eventually dumped the body of the deceased in a coffin at the frontage of the police station,” the Police told 3News.
June 24, 2017 08:48 UTC
Feature Article of Saturday, 24 June 2017Columnist: William LatseyBeyond the cheers and joy of National Science and Maths Quiz - FlashbackNational Science and Maths QuizSometime in Senior High School, a group of ten students had a shock of their lives. Seriously, so these people must either repeat or leave the school at Form 2, third term? This is because the last cohort of 3 years (Senior High School) was going to end with us(2009). They spent 5 years in Senior High School. Note: The victim who explained that his sheet fell down was a Maths 'shark' who taught his colleagues.
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General News of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: yen.com.ghSchool children get a big treat as they bump into Akufo-Addo at Kumasi AirportPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo met with schoolchildren at the Kumasi AirportExcursions are fun activities that many Ghanaian school kids look froward to, especially as a long weekend approaches. And these schools kids in Kumasi certainly got a treat when they bumped into President Akufo-Addo on Friday. Posted by a presidential Staffer, Francis Asenso-Boakye via his Facebook page, these school kids during their excursion to the Kumasi Airport had a chance meeting with the president. The children and their chaperones were excited at the encounter, with many selfies and photos being taken. Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo will be heading to Zambia on June 26 for a three-day state visit at the invitation of the Zambian President.
June 24, 2017 01:30 UTC
Regional News of Saturday, 24 June 2017Source: todaygh.comChief appeals to IGP to probe murder of Ardeyman ChiefNii Abbey Okanfrah I appeals to the IGP to investigate the gruesome murder of Nii Tetteh SarbahDevelopment Chief of Sapeiman in the Greater Accra Region, Nii Abbey Okanfrah I, has appealed to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. David Asante-Apaatu, to investigate the gruesome murder of Nii Tetteh Sarbah, and bring all the perpetrators to book. “I received loads of calls from some land guards who threatened to kill me before the day and on the day of the gruesome murder of Nii Tetteh Sarbah,” he recounted. Meanwhile, information available to Weekend Today indicates that kingmakers and elders of Ardeyman community on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 performed some traditional rites to destool the Chief of Ardeyman, Nii Okine Annan I, and the Dzasetse of Ardeyman, Nii Okaifio I, for litigating with the Ardeyman Royal family members over a parcel of land. The destoolment of Nii Okine Annan was confirmed to Weekend Today by the Head of Ardeyman family, Nii Blaase I. So far six suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of Nii Tetteh Sarbah, whose death occurred on Friday, June 8, 2017.
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Entertainment of Friday, 23 June 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comArrest people circulating plastic rice videos on social media - DKBPopular comedian DKB, born Derrick Kobina Bonney, has urged the Ghana police service to investigate and arrest people circulating videos of plastic rice to scare consumers. According to the comedian, circulating of the video on social media sends fear and panic to consumers. DKB is the brand ambassador for Giant malt, the same producers of Lele rice, Millicent rice, Prime choice, Cindy etc. He said Ghanaians should debunk any rumour against the rice brand or any other brand for that matter because there’s no plastic rice on the Ghanaian market. The comedian posted a video on his social media, which exposed how these people showcase what they claim as ‘plastic rice’ with Lele, Millicent and Prime choice rice bags displayed by the ‘plastic rice’ in the video making it seem real for viewers to question the particular rice brand.
June 23, 2017 21:33 UTC
General News of Friday, 23 June 2017Source: mynewsgh.comPresident makes new MMDCE nominationsPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoThe President, Nana Akufo-Addo has renominated fifteen persons to represent him in the various Metropolitan,Municipal and District Assemblies. The fifteen were earlier nominated but rejected by their various Assemblies after going to the polls for two times. A statement from the President said “the President has re-nominated the under listed persons for the position of Municipal/District Chief Executives”.
June 23, 2017 20:51 UTC
General News of Friday, 23 June 2017Source: atinkaonline.comReach out to the widows – OtikoOtiko Afisa Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social ProtectionThe Minister for Gender and Social Protection, Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba has asked Ghanaians to reach out to widows in our communities adding that such act restores hope. Madam Otiko in a press release to mark International Widows Day stated that Ghana has succeeded in abolishing a number of widowhood rites which trample upon the basic human rights of widows however widows are still being targeted in subtle ways all over the country. According to her, the progress of every society is measured by how they care for their vulnerable and poor. “As we commemorate the International Widows Day, I want us to remember that we share a common responsibility to help and protect the vulnerable. Let us reach out to the widows in our communities and help give them hope as they cope with life after bereavement”.
June 23, 2017 20:48 UTC