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
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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.
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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.
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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
Happy Birthday to my mother. I love you to the moon and back. I wish you nothing but happiness and good health. Enjoy your day ?????? #MamaSugarA post shared by KiDi (@kidimusic) on Feb 14, 2019 at 1:24am PST
February 16, 2019 06:33 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: mynewsgh.com6 new ‘bogus’ regions imply more corruption, more job for the boys, more rot - Sekou NkrumahSekou NkrumahControversial son of the first President of Ghana, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Sekou Nkrumah has said the creation of six more regions is bogus as it will not address the root cause of the problems of under-development in Ghana. But Sekou Nkrumah believes it is a useless venture to create six more regions. So distributing the same resources to 10 regions or 20 regions will produce the same results.” He explained. “In fact what it will do is create more bureaucracy, more bottle necks, and more corruption, job for the boys etc! Instead of creating more regions government should be creating more roads, highways etc to better link our cities, towns and villages!” He added.
February 16, 2019 06:22 UTC
The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye reprimanded Kennedy Agyapong after his apology for referring to the house as “Cheap” as MyNewsGh.com reported. Kennedy Agyapong admitted that he erred back in June 2018 for the utterances concerning the Majority leader and said he has apologized. Muntaka Mubarak was the MP who dragged the Assin Central MP before the Privileges Committee and is not happy about the outcome. “We are not helping our democracy in any way with the way we are running our House,” Muntaka Mubarak told our sister media outlet Citi News. Kennedy Agyapong has promised to have a showdown with Muntaka once his woes are over.
February 16, 2019 06:11 UTC
Business News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.com‘AirtelTigo Business’ launch to help trades grow and evolveplay videoMitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, CEO, AirtelTigoTelcom operator, AirtelTigo, has launched ‘AirtelTigo Business’ which is aimed at helping businesses grow and evolve as part of giving a better life to its customers. Speaking at the launch, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AirtelTigo, Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, stated that “the way of doing business now is very different from what it used to be a few years ago. “Emerging enterprises are key growth drivers for the economy and AirtelTigo see immense opportunity in serving not only the well-established corporates, government agencies but also the best small and medium enterprises,” Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi said. ‘AirtelTigo Business’ is a total business solutions provider and as a result has developed an array of solutions including Mobile solutions, Fixed lines, Internet connectivity and Hosting services. AirtelTigo connectivity solutions cover not only Ghana but span across Africa as it leverages the infrastructure of two parent companies thus Bharti Airtel and Millicom.
February 16, 2019 05:48 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: Graphic.com.ghNigeria reschedules general election to February 23INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood YakubuNigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed to February 23rd, the country’s general election earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 16th, 2019. He also said that the governorship and state assembly elections have also been moved by one week to March 9, 2019. He said the rescheduled time table will afford the Commission the opportunity to address identified challenges in order to maintain the quality of the elections. “This was a difficult decision for the Commission to take, but necessary for the successful delivery of the elections and the consolidation of our democracy. Eighty-nine other political parties are contesting various positions, with 8,878 candidates contesting national and gubernatorial posts.
February 16, 2019 05:37 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 16 February 2019Source: ghanasportsonline.comKotoko working on Richard Senanu’s fitness ahead of next CAF Confed. Cup match against NkanaRichard SenanuKotoko are working on the fitness of midfielder Richard Senanu ahead of their next Group match against Nkana FC in the CAF Confederation Cup. Senanu risk travelling with the team to Zambia for the big game after sustaining an injury in Wednesday’s clash against ZESCO United. The player missed the team’s recovery training on Thursday as the medical team of the Club work on his fitness. Richard Sananu has featured in all matches for Kotoko so far in the CAF Confederation Cup.
February 16, 2019 05:15 UTC