Politics of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comNPP denies training thugs to ‘disrupt 2020 polls’Yaw Buaben Asamoah is the Director of Communications of the NPPThe governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has denied claims by the presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the party is training thugs to disrupt the 2020 polls. “The NPP emphatically denies any knowledge or participation in any wild claim of ‘military training’ to disrupt the upcoming elections in 2020,” the statement said. The NPP emphatically denies any knowledge or participation in any wild claim of ‘military training’ to disrupt the upcoming elections in 2020. For the attention of Candidate Mahama, the nation has moved beyond scare tactics about election violence. Obviously, Candidate Mahama is trying to court the ‘thought leaders’ of our society.
October 13, 2019 12:45 UTC
Sports News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: ghanafa.orgRegistration period for 2019/2020 GPL season officially openedFile photoThe registration window for the 2019/2020 football season will officially open on Monday 14 October 2019. The opening of the transfer window is in accordance with Article 28 of the GFA General Regulations. The window is expected to close at 23:59 GMT on Friday 13 December 2019. All Clubs (Premier, Division One and other tiers) are expected to complete their second window signings before this deadline.
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General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: gbconline.comUDS says it will not condone any act of sexual harassmentProf. Emmanuel K. Derbile, Acting Principal of the Wa Campus of UDSThe Acting Principal of the Wa Campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Prof. Emmanuel K. Derbile has stated that the management of the University will not condone any acts of sexual harassment in the University. He said victims of sexual harassment should never feel intimidated and entreated them to muster courage and seek the necessary support. Prof. Derbile made the observation when he stood in for the Vice-Chancellor of UDS, Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye at the 27th Matriculation of the University at the Wa Campus in the Upper West Region. Prof Emmanuel Derbile emphasized that no staff has the right to trade grades for sex, saying the University for Development Studies has robust Policy on Sexual Harassment to protect the interest of both staff and students. Commenting on it, the Acting Principal of the Wa Campus of UDS indicated that the University is committed to nip the creeping phenomenon in the bud.
October 13, 2019 11:37 UTC
Entertainment of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comLydia Forson descends into the gutter with fanActress, Lydia ForsonActress, Lydia Forson, has once again served notice of her preparedness to fight back as she immediately retaliated when a fan insulted her. Lydia Forson said. Not only was Lydia Forson called a ‘fool’; her genital had a mention. She retorted: “Your penis like a sack.”Won so wo k)ti ti s3 b)t) aboa https://t.co/OWA9AepHms — Miss Forson (@lydiaforson) October 11, 2019I wish you didn't respond to him! While some condemned Lydia Forson for not living up to the 'celebrity status', others had a good laugh over her response.
October 13, 2019 11:26 UTC
General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comBe led by the holy spirit - Pastor Benny Hinn prays for Akufo-Addoplay videoTelevangelist, Pastor Benny HinnDay seven of Experience Conference currently underway at the Maker’s House Chapel International in Ghana, unexpectedly turned into a prophetic prayer for the nation and her President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo. Televangelist, Pastor Benny Hinn, suddenly stopped ‘slaying’ hundreds of worships in the spirit and charged them to pray for their country. “In the name of Jesus, I declare that the President of Ghana, the leaders of Ghana will be led by the Holy Spirit,” he said in prayer. Pastor Benny Hinn arrived Thursday night to participate in the ongoing Experience Conference taking place at The Maker’s House Chapel International (TMH), near the School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, Atomic, Accra. Praying for the nation, Pastor Hinn said, “No demonic power will ever have dominion over Ghana.”He added that “no foreign power and foreign spirit will ever have dominion over the government of Ghana.
October 13, 2019 11:03 UTC
General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comBono, Bono East and Ahafo regions recorded 12 suicides in 2018File photoTwelve suicide cases were reported in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions in 2018, Mr Joseph Yere, the Regional Mental Health Coordinator has revealed. The procession was aimed at sensitising the community and to rally their support towards addressing mental health issues in the area. Thomas Benarkuu, the Deputy Director of Programmes, MIHOSO International and Convener of the Alliance in Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions, said globally, 800,000 people die from suicide every year. He said the intermittent shortage of drugs for mental health patients in the country remained a challenge and called on government to find lasting solutions to the problem. He also expressed concern over the high cost of mental health drugs and called on the government to ensure that the National Health Insurance Scheme captured mental health for patients to easily access drugs to aid their treatment process.
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Entertainment of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comI was stupid – ‘Regretful’ actress ‘weeps’ over naked picturesplay videoKisa Gbekle [R]Actress and former musician, Kisa Gbekle, has regretted flooding the internet with naked pictures of herself during her days in the music industry. In an interview on Zionfelix Uncut, Kisa, who has quit music and is now focusing on movies, said she was stupid to have made public her naked pictures. When you’re young and you’re stupid, it’s serious ooo. Every day, I’m doing this naked, I’ll cover my boobs like this… Jesus, I’m not even proud of that. According to her, if the motive for going naked is to attract men, ladies are rather doing the opposite.
October 13, 2019 10:07 UTC
General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: dailyguidenetwork.comStop politicising Sexuality Education – NDC warnedDr. Prince Armah, Executive Secretary, NaCCAThe Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), Dr. Prince Armah, has warned the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to stop politicising the planned introduction of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in primary schools in Ghana. The NDC, he said, found it extremely difficult to reconcile the President’s belatedly lame assurances with the well established and concrete facts known to many. “That is intellectual dishonesty, that is propaganda…on the face of all the records available,” Dr. Armah told the opposition party.
October 13, 2019 09:45 UTC
Politics of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: abcnewsgh.comMahama’s superior economic performance will surely win him 2020 elections – Alex MouldAlex Mould, former CEO of GNPCThe former Chief Executive Officer of GNPC in the erstwhile Mahama administration, Alex Mould has said that the economic performance of Former President Mahama will surely win him power in the 2020 presidential elections, ABC News can report. He noted that the areas of infrastructure, energy and commodities saw massive improvement due to the deliberate effort of the former president. Mr. Alex Mould, who some have tipped as a possible running mate to Mahama further stated that due to the ingenuity of Former President Mahama, the ESLA fund was instituted to stabilize the economy. Speaking on TV3’s Hot Issues on Saturday, Mr. Mould was of the firm belief that the extraordinary performance of Former President Mahama relative to that of President Akufo-Addo, his main contender, will definitely bring the NDC to power in the 2020 elections. They aver that irrespective of the mess created by the erstwhile Mahama government, they have fixed it and are on track to making Ghana a prosperous nation.
Entertainment of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comI have 5 exes, I broke my virginity at age 12 – Shatta Wale’s rumoured girlfriendplay videoKisa Gbekle [R]Actress Kisa Gbekle has opened up on her sex life as she has, in an interview, disclosed she broke her virginity at age 12. “My exes are just five… and I broke my virginity when I was 12 years,” she said. I was dating these young guys from good homes in Volta Region.”Asked if there has been an improvement in her life in terms of finances, she replied, “I’m not broke, I’m not rich. I don’t even know whether I’m dating or not.”In June, this year, rumours were rife Kisa was dating dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale. She however refused to confirm or deny her alleged amorous relationship with Shatta Wale.
Sports News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: Goal.comWafu Cup: We want to make Ghanaians happy by scoring Senegal in the final - Maxwell KonaduMaxwell KonaduThe Black Stars boss looks ahead to the tournament's climax against the hosts. Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu has set his sights on beating Senegal in the final of the Wafu Cup of Nations to re-affirm their status as the West African powerhouse on Sunday. "I think the loss [to Burkina Faso], although painful, told us a lot, that we needed to come here and fight it out. Ghana are defending champions of the tournament, the last triumph coming under Konadu when they hosted the competition two years ago. The Black Stars had beaten Cote d'Ivoire 3-1 in the semi-final to make Sunday's final.
General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comGhana Police are addicted to violence – Casely- Hayford allegesMember of OcccupyGhana, Sydney Casely-HayfordMember of OcccupyGhana, Sydney Casely-Hayford has said that the Ghana Police Service is fond of brutalising of citizens, especially demonstrators when they are to protect them. Speaking on the Big Issue Saturday, he said “the police seem to have this desire to brutalise. “And it’s time for them to understand that they do not have that authority and actually to upsurge that authority and brutalise the students, it is totally wrong”. In an interview with CitiFM, he said “they (students) made their intention to go to the Flagstaff House and we decided to stop them. It was not easy so we decided to disperse them based on that conduct.
October 13, 2019 07:41 UTC
General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: abcnewsgh.comUG sex-for-grades probe: Lawyer calls for chairperson of committee to step asideMartin Kpebu, private legal practitionerA private legal practitioner in Ghana, Lawyer Martin Kpebu is advocating for the Chairperson of the University of Ghana’s Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee to step aside from investigating lecturers fingered in the Sex-for-grades documentary due to comments she passed earlier on the subject, ABC News can report. Mr. Martin Kpebu contends that for the general public to consider the recommendations of the committee as fair, the Chairperson of the committee Dr. Margaret Amoakohene must recuse herself from all the probing processes. When we talk of sex for grade, we didn’t see much involvement of the lecturers of the University of Ghana”. On the basis of this, Martin Kpebu is of the view that the chairperson of the University’s anti-sexual harassment committee ought to step aside in order to have a smooth probe. She has been on the Committee and she had done a good job,” Lawyer Kpebu admitted.
October 13, 2019 06:33 UTC
A farming out contractor is a third party contractor who undertakes meter installation and other technical services for customers on behalf of PDS. The officials after the arrest handed Bansah over to the Tongu Divisional Police Headquarters at Sogakope, where he was placed in custody after allegedly admitting to reconnecting customers illegally. Mr William Addy, PDS Volta Regional Revenue Protection Manager, said the customers were disconnected during a mass disconnection exercise in the Sogakope District of PDS with high debtors being major targets. He said during a monitoring exercise to check illegal reconnections on Friday, the monitoring team spotted the culprit reconnecting customers from an electric pole around 0900 hours. Mr. Abrefa Besea, Regional Commercial Manager of PDS in the Region, asked the public to desist from unlawful entry into PDS networks and illegal connections since such acts were criminal and punishable by law.
October 13, 2019 06:11 UTC
General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comSex for Grades: BBC chose unconventional approach because of power relations - Inusah Fuseiniplay videoInusah Abdulai B. Fuseini, MP for Tamale CentralInusah Abdulai B. Fuseini, the MP for Tamale Central, has stated that the BBC Africa Eye exposè dubbed ‘Sex for Grades’ used an unconventional approach to investigative journalism because of the power relations between lecturers and student on university campuses. He said he is expected that more students will be able to bring out more evidence against the two lecturers who were incorporated in the BBC investigations. Two lecturers from University of Ghana, Dr Paul Kwame Butakor and Professor Ransford Edward Yaw Gyampo, were implicated in a BBC Africa Eye uncover investigation into what they termed as “Sex for Grades”. After gathering dozens of testimonies, BBC Africa Eye sent undercover journalists posing as students inside the University of Ghana to capture footage of sexual harassment. In line with University regulations, the two will be invited by the Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee to assist with further investigations into the BBC documentary”.
October 13, 2019 04:52 UTC