The news was broke by Pope Skinny, the former linguist of Shatta Wale and the Shatta Movement Family who is currently in the USA for a show. It is unknown his current state but from what Pope Skinny saying, it appears to be very serious. Pope Skinny who appears devasted from the news refused to give many details. Pope Skinny broke the news a few moments ago through Facebook Live. Stay with Ghpage.com In the meantime, watch Pope Skinny talking about the shooting below.
April 19, 2019 14:26 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: ghananewsagency.orgUN to assist Ghana to abolish vigilantismplay videoDr. Mohamed Ibn ChambasThe United Nations has reiterated its commitment to assisting Ghana in her efforts to abolish political vigilantism. He said the net result was an available cadre of Ghanaians, who had become economically disenfranchised and vulnerable to political manipulation. Dr Chambas said the seeming resilience of the political vigilantism means that it was beyond the reach of the political parties, and indeed the Government alone. “In the current environment, the nation should consider triggering the entire instruments within the national peace architecture to address the challenges of political vigilantism in Ghana, beyond legalistic approaches,” he said.
April 19, 2019 13:52 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comSenior Minister’s Office clarifies controversial Aisha Huang commentsYaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior MinisterFollowing backlash over comments at a townhall meeting abroad, Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo’s office has moved in to give clarity. However, the Office of the Senior Minister has moved to clarify. These were the issues Senior Minister was emphasising instead of limiting the town hall meeting to the discussion of Aisha when the matter had been determined by the court. But defending the decision, Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo said government made the right call. “That is far more important than one Chinese woman who has been deported out of the country," he said amidst dissent from some people at the venue.
April 19, 2019 13:52 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: bbc.com‘Ghanaians protect Chinese illegal miners’ – Chinese AmbassadorChinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting WangThe Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting Wang has said Chinese nationals who engage in illegal mining in Ghana popularly called galamsey do so with support and help of Ghanaians. Ambassador Wang says Chinese nationals could not have identified gold concessions without the support of local people. Otherwise, the Chinese people, when they came to Ghana, cannot survive without the protection of local people. Today, the main company that is helping develop the infrastructure system in Ghana is Sinohydro, it is a Chinese Company. The other four accused persons were charged with disobedience of directives given by or under the Immigration Act, 2000 (Act 573).
April 19, 2019 13:41 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comOsafo Maafo's comment fatal blow to galamsey fight - Ken Ashigbeyplay videoConvener for Media Coalition against illegal mining, Kenneth AshigbeyThe Media Coalition Against Illegal Mining has said government’s discontinuation of prosecution of Aisha Huang is a fatal blow to illegal mining. According to Ken Ashigbey, government must immediately correct the negative impression created by its action on Miss Huang –known popularly as ‘Galamsey Queen’ – and subsequent comments by the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo. The message that comes from what the Senior Minister has said is a fatal blow to the fight against galamsey. Of Aisha Huang, Ken Ashigbey said she was “not one of those small fishes you find in the galamsey pit eking for a living. So for us to hear this nolle prosequi is for me one of the lowest ebbs in this galamsey fight,” he said in exhalation.
April 19, 2019 12:45 UTC
Sports News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: Sammie Frimpong/Daily Mail GHAchilles Heel: Tactless Kwaku Yeboah is the NC’s weak linkDan Kwaku Yeboah, Normalisation Committee spokespersonGrowing up on a rich diet of football journalism served across a range of platforms in the early noughties, I couldn’t help but admire Dan Kwaku Yeboah. But maybe Adonteng wasn’t the only one who should have walked; Yeboah, if nobody else, ought to have gone as well. Journalists who lost their chop money, I repeat, those who lost their chop money are those criticising the Normalisation Committee,” he said, as quoted by footballmadeinghana.com. Yes, sad how, when it was Yeboah hurling the criticism, he wasn’t doing so at the behest of a paymaster. If Yeboah is, indeed, the link between the NC and the rest of the world — which, of course, he is — he’s painfully weak.
April 19, 2019 12:00 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: Graphic.com.ghGhana less safe for journalists - Reporters Without BordersInvestigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-SualeGhana has become less safe for journalists, losing its status as Africa’s highest-ranked country, according to a new report by an international press freedom organization. Reporters Without Borders or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) dropped Ghana to 27th place out of 180 countries on its annual World Press Freedom Index. "A ruling party parliamentarian who had been named in the documentary publicly threatened one of the journalists without ever being sanctioned. The journalist (Hussein-Suale) was shot dead in the street a few months later," the RSF said. "Journalists are rarely arrested but several were attacked with impunity in 2018, in some cases by police officers.
April 19, 2019 12:00 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: GNAVeep wishes Christians a happy Easter celebrationVice President, Dr Mahamudu BawumiaVice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. Vice President Bawumia expressed his Easter facilitations in Facebook and Twitter posts to his Christian compatriots. "My family and I wish our Christian brothers and sisters a happy Easter." Dr Bawumia wished all Ghanaians fruitful holidays and prayed for the blessings of God for the nation. Vice President Bawumia stated.
April 19, 2019 11:48 UTC
Business News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: classfmonline.comBagging only GHC25m from 'ill-advised' luxury car tax means it must go – MahamaFormer President John Dramani MahamaFormer President John Mahama has said he will scrap the luxury car tax imposed by the Akufo-Addo government, should he win the 2020 general elections. The “ill-conceived” tax, he said, has brought untold hardship to commercial drivers and their business, thus, his aim to let it go. They should have exempted all commercial vehicles”, he told the drivers. “Just recently”, he said, “I heard that the government has only been able to raise GHS25 million from the luxury tax. The luxury car tax was introduced in the middle of 2018 through the mid-year budget.
April 19, 2019 11:37 UTC
But the government insisted that the contents of the said documentary are "misleading" and subsequently petitioned the NMC. In fact, presently airing on Respondent’s network is one such critical documentary of huge national importance going to the very core of citizenship. That the investigations revealed the group provided security for a high level NPP event in honour of Chief S.D. I’m producing a documentary on political vigilantism and had information that you have a vigilante group. Respondent produced a TV promo for the documentary, which was a television documentary anyway.
April 19, 2019 11:21 UTC
Sports News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comAgyemang Badu urges Udinese to overcome defeat to LazioEmmanuel Agyemang-BaduUdinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has urged his side to overcome the defeat to Lazio on Wednesday. Badu wants his teammates to recover from the defeat and focus on their next game against Sassuolo. Igor Tudor and his men will need to win to push themselves way above the relegation zone. We immediately think of Sassuolo on Saturday afternoon, it will be a war and we must try to win. For us they are now all final.”The Bianconeri are 16th on the League table with 32points.
April 19, 2019 10:18 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: citinewsroom.comEight remanded, two granted bail after failed take-over of Kintampo waterfallsThe Kintampo youth arrested over takeover of Kintampo fallsEight out of the 10 persons arrested after a failed takeover of the Kintampo waterfalls have been remanded into prison custody by a District Magistrate Court in Sunyani. The eight persons were arrested at Kintampo during a clash between the Mo Youth and joint Police-Military reinforcement team after they were unsuccessful in their quest to take-over the Kintampo waterfalls. Kumah was granted bail based on health grounds, as he is currently receiving treatment for gunshot wounds while Ruben is believed to be a minor. Lawyer Alex Amponsah in an interview with Citi News was happy two of his clients were granted bail. Lawyer Amponsah noted that he is hopeful his clients would be granted bail when they reappear next week.
April 19, 2019 09:11 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: mynewsgh.comNapo running Education Ministry like a dental clinic - Donkor Fuseini JabsEducation Minister, Matthew Opoku PrempehA former District Chief Executive (DCE) of Sekyere Afram Plains in the Ashanti Region in the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, Hon. Donkor Fusieni has attacked the handling of affairs at the Education Ministry by the sector Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh. Matthew Opoku Prempeh is handling affairs as if he is at a dental clinic”, the former government appointee observed during panel discussion MyNewsGh.com monitored on Kumasi-based Silver FM. The outspoken NDC communicator further explained it is out of place for the government to think of introducing new school uniforms for Junior High School students across the country at this moment of economic hardship. The Ghana Education Service (GES) has said it will in September this year introduce new uniforms for Junior High School (JHS) pupils.
April 19, 2019 08:37 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: Graphic.com.ghGroup wants Akufo-Addo to sack DCEs over galamseyPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoA group calling itself the Patriotic Advocates for Truth, Peace and Development, a non- partisan pressure group, has asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to sack 10 DCEs for their alleged involvement in perpetuating illegal mining in the country. A statement signed by the chairman of the group, Isaac Ochem, alleged it has evidence of the connivance and collusion of such DCEs in the illegal act. The group said it was willing to provide the President with evidence of either direct and indirect involvement of the individuals in the destruction of the country's water bodies and forest reserves. "If we do not act quickly as a people, Ghana could be overtaken by events," the statement said. It called on the president to act with despatch in order not to derail the gains chalked by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal mining.
April 19, 2019 08:26 UTC
General News of Friday, 19 April 2019Source: rainbowradioonline.comAsantehene cuts sod for the construction of a nine storey hostel facility at KNUSTplay videoThe Asantehene, Otumfour Osei Tutu IIThe Overlord of the Asante Kingdom, Otumfour Osei Tutu II, has cut sod for the construction of a nine storey Alumni Hostel facility worth 70 million dollars at the Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology (KNUST), to accommodate the increasing number of students who are enrolled in the institution. In an address to the media, the CEO of SAFI Properties Limited, the company awarded the contact for the construction, Mr Samuel Freduah Agyemang, said the Hostel is expected to be completed in 8 months. Mr Samuel Freduah Agyemang hinted that after construction, the Build Operate Transfer (BOT) hostel facility for SAFI Properties, is expected to accommodate a number of 4000 students. On his part, the Board Chairman of Safi Properties Limited, Bishop Divine Adjei, lauded the support of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof Obiri Danso towards their operations in the school. He explained how the company will be executing a number of project to help with the facelift of the institution after the current project.
April 19, 2019 07:41 UTC