General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: starrfm.com.ghFive killed in Nsawam accidentThe bodies of all 5 persons has since been deposited at the morgueFive persons have died while six others sustained various degrees of injuries in a fatal accident at Adoagyir, a suburb of Nsawam in the Eastern Region. The bodies of the deceased – three females and two males – have been deposited at the Nsawam Government Hospital Morgue. The accident occurred Thursday evening at about 21:00 pm when a Rhino KIA truck with registration number GES 3695-18 transporting bags of sachet water driving from Adeiso to Nsawam lost control of the steering wheel and hit a Mazda Taxi cab before running into the victims who were part of customers at a fast food joint buying fried rice killing the five on the spot. It is not clear what exactly led to the gory accident, but it is believed the driver failed break.
February 16, 2019 11:26 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: 3news.comBuhari expresses disappointment about Nigeria elections postponementPresident of Nigeria, Muhammadu BuhariThe President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari is the least enthused by the decision of the country’s electoral body to postpone the much anticipated presidential and other elections. President Buhari is seeking re-election in a contest largely seen as a two-horse race between himself and former vice president Atiku Abubakar who is contesting on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party. The Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed Nigeria’s Presidential Election which was originally scheduled to come off today, February 16, 2018 to Saturday, February 23, 2019. But President Buhari has condemned the decision. The Independent National Electoral Commission is expected to address the nation later Saturday to explain its decision.
February 16, 2019 11:26 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: starfm.com.ghGhana Meteorological Agency gets 10 new automatic weather stationsGMet can now boast of 25 synoptic stations that can measure all the weather parametersGovernment on Friday inaugurated ten (10) installed automatic weather stations (AWS) for the Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) through the Ministry of communications under its e-transform project. The Agency until the installation of these 10 stations had 22 Synoptic one, seven of which were not automatic. “The benefits to be derived from these Automatic Weather Stations are enormous; automatic weather observation allows converting measurements of meteorological elements into electrical signals through sensors, processing and transforming these signals into meteorological data, and transmitting the resulting information by wire or radio or automatically storing it on a recording medium. She added: “Standardized observation techniques enable the homogenization of observed data in regions where automatic weather observation is adopted across the globe. GMet can now boast of 25 synoptic stations that can measure all the weather parameters needed for the Agency’s operations.
February 16, 2019 11:16 UTC
Business News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comLearn from AirtelTigo merger to save businesses, jobs - Carlos AhenkorahCarlos Ahenkorah, Deputy Minister of Trade and IndustryThe Deputy Trade Minister has advised owners of struggling businesses to consider merging to save their companies and prevent jobs losses. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah said industry players should consider the coming together of AirtelTigo as a solution to many of the collapsing companies Ghana to save their businesses. In November 2017, leading providers of mobile telecommunication services in the country, Airtel and Tigo, announced the launch of a joint brand. The brand was to advance their commitment to providing the best mobile and fixed telephony service and solutions to consumers and businesses. The talents, technologies and tactical expertise of Airtel and Tigo are now unified as AirtelTigo.
February 16, 2019 10:07 UTC
The Burkinabe international is on a goal drought as he has failed to score in seven competitive games for the Porcupine Warriors. "Songne Yacouba is not worried about his goal drought and he believes the goals will flow at the right time," he told Ashh FM. "Kotoko supporters should be calm and keep supporting Songne Yacouba and I know things will start working for him very soon." Mr. Gyasi added, "The goal drought of Songne Yacouba is not anything attributed to spiritualism so we should just support him and give him time". I can also say his goal drought can also be attributed to the lack of competitive games in the Country."
February 16, 2019 09:56 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comEmmanuel Boateng says goodbye to Levante teammates amid Dalian Yifang switchBoateng scored eight goals with two assists in his 48 appearances for LevanteEmmanuel Boateng's move to Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang is virtually done with the UD Levante striker having said his goodbyes to his team-mates. The 22-year-old is understood to have said his goodbyes to his Levante team-mates already following a visit to the Bunol training ground. Thanks to the fans, coaches and my teammates for their unflinching support during my stay" Boateng told Kickgh.com in an exclusive interview. In 2017, he joined Levante UD from Portuguese club Moreirense on a transfer fee around 2.9 million euros. He scored eight goals with two assists in his 48 appearances for Levante UD during his stay.
February 16, 2019 09:45 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comShort Commission: Same questions, different responses - ReportThe three-member commission is headed by Justice Emile ShortThe Emile Short Commission started its hearing on Thursday to unravel what led to the violence during the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency by-election on January 31. So far, there has been a lot of revelations, contradictions and confusion as those who have appeared before the Commission made their submissions. Watch Joy News’ editorial after two days of sitting
February 16, 2019 09:33 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: mynewsgh.comGifty’s lawyer, Yoni Kulendi to squeeze Asamoah Gyan’s ‘balls’ in courtAsamoah Gyan and his familyBlack Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan is in more troubles as in the coming days lawyer for Gifty Gyan, the celebrated Ace Lawyer Yoni Kulendi is set to squeeze his balls with a hot divorce suit from Gifty Gyan. The firm headed by the respected Lawyer Yoni Kulendi has represented her in court since August 2018 and with her vindication following the DNA test results, her lawyers have filed for divorce. ‘Broke’ Asamoah GyanLast year, Asamoah Gyan claimed he was broke. Gifty Gyan met the real ‘broke’ Asamoah Gyan in 2002 when he was with Liberty Professionals and unknown. Asamoah Gyan questioned the paternity of the children.
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: dailyguideafrica.comAyawaso Commission: No masked men at polling stations – EC Bossplay videoJean Mensa – Chairperson of ECCHAIRPERSON OF the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa, took her turn yesterday at the Justice Emile Short-led Commission of Enquiry probing the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election shooting incident. She denied flatly that there were masked men at the polling stations where people cast their ballots. She also denied that there were 15 heavily armed policemen or national security personnel at each of the 137 polling stations during the election. According to her, the gun shooting incident took place 140 metres away from the La-Bawaleshie polling station. According to him, the suspects were picked up at the La-Bawaleshie School polling station by the National Security Patrol Team.
Regional News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: citinewsroom.comI would have made Jasikan or Nkwanta capital of Oti Region – Obed AsamoahFormer Foreign Affairs Minister, Obed AsamoahFormer Foreign Affairs Minister, Obed Asamoah believes that either Jasikan or Nkwanta would have been a good choice as the capital of the new Oti Region. Jasikan had been the administrative capital of that part of the region for a long time, since the fifties. Residents of the Oti Region almost unanimously approved the creation of the region in a 99% YES vote in December’s referendum. Before the announcement of Dambai as the capital, residents of Nkwanta and Jasikan had campaigned for either of the two towns to be named as the capital of the Oti Region. Sefwi Wiawso was also named as the capital of the Western North Region while Ahafo Region has Goaso as its capital.
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: adomonline.com'We will demonstrate in our cassock' – Opuni Frimpong threatensRev Opuni-Frimpong, Secretary Christian Council of GhanaReligious leaders in the country are on red alert to foil any attempt by political parties to use vigilante groups in the 2020 general elections. Former General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. He bemoaned how these two political parties act like angles when in opposition but behave abnormally when in power. “What NPP was complaining about yesterday the NDC is complaining about today and this does not augur well for Ghana’s democracy” Opuni Frimpong bemoaned. Opuni-Frimpong urged Ghanaians to reject any political party that fails to ban vigilante groups.
February 16, 2019 08:48 UTC
Politics of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: mynewsgh.comNDC officially ‘expels’ Martin Amidu from partyMartin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser AmiduGhana’s Special Prosecutor, Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser Amidu has been barred from activities of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) if the statement made by the party’s General Secretary, Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia is anything to go by. According to him last Wednesday in an interview MyNewsGh.com monitored, Mr. Amidu can no longer make decisions in the party which means he is not a member of good standing to vote in any of their internal elections. “Martin Amidu said from the day he was appointed by the government that he had resigned so he can’t take part. In February last year, Martin Amidu disclosed that his appointment as Special Prosecutor does not compel him to resign from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) but was quick to add that his appointment automatically makes him impartial. The Supreme Court has held that while you are a public officer you cannot take part in party politics.
February 16, 2019 08:26 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: mynewsgh.comBryan Acheampong’s Afghanistan experience has left him with the spirit of terrorism – Asiedu NketiaAsiedu NketiaChief Scribe of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia believes the spirit of terrorism may be tormenting Minister of State in Charge of National Security, Bryan Acheampong. There, they fight with masks so that is the experience he has and that is why the president appointed him to be in charge of National Security. There is a spirit of terrorism in him and that is what we saw during the by-elections,” he alleged. “This Bryan Acheampong he has made a Minister of State in charge of National Security, he knew his background before appointing him into that office. On Accra-based Asempa Fm, he said “Bryan Acheampong is unmatched when it comes to security matters.
February 16, 2019 08:26 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: citinewsroom.comMerely rebuking Ken Agyapong a ruse to protect future ‘recalcitrant’ MPs – OdekroKennedy Agyapong is MP for Assin CentralCivil Society Organisation, Odekro has expressed shock over Parliament’s decision to merely reprimand Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong for his contemptuous comments against the House. The committee report recommended a reprimand or suspension of Kennedy Agyapong for the rest of the session of Parliament. Kennedy Agyapong admitted that he erred in June 2018 when he made the utterances concerning the Majority leader. Muntaka Mubarak was the MP who dragged the Assin Central MP before the Privileges Committee. Kennedy Agyapong had previously described Muntaka Mubarak as dumb for referring him to Parliament’s Privileges Committee.
February 16, 2019 08:15 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: zionfelix.netTakoradi kidnapped girls will never be found – Eagle ProphetEagle ProphetAs many people, especially the parents and family of the kidnapped Takoradi girls are pressuring the security agencies to do their possible best to help bring back the girls to their respective homes, Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi, popularly known as the Eagle Prophet has revealed that it would be totally impossible to get them back. In the video available to zionfelix.net, Eagle Prophet tells Nana Romeo on Accra FM’s mid-morning show that it is very sad that people always come out to attack him when he reveals what the Lord tells him to say. He reveals that currently the young ladies have been divided into two groups. He added that in the spiritual realm, he sees some of the kidnapped young girls in Burkina Faso and others in Cote D’ivoire. Watch the video of Eagle Prophet dishing out this prophecy below:
February 16, 2019 07:52 UTC