General News of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comDr. Mensa Otabil blesses Justice Sophia AkuffoDr. Mensa Otabil praying for Justice Sophia AkuffoThe General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) Dr. Mensa Otabil during a Thanksgiving service on Sunday, June 25 bestowed blessings on the new Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo. Quoting from the Bible, Dr. Mensa Otabil used Psalm 72 as a reference point to pray for the new Chief Justice of Ghana. Dr. Mensa Otabil also advised her to be wise, strong and firm in her decisions concerning rules and judgements although some people will dislike and spread rumours about her if her judgement doesn’t favour them. Justice Sophia Akuffo was sworn in on June 19, 2017, by President Akufo-Addo. She is the 13th Chief Justice in Position and the second female after the immediate past Chief Justice Georgina Wood.
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Business News of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comInnovative Ghanaian taxi driver sets standard for transport serviceplay videoWisdom Amehame, Taxi driverA taxi driver has taken his business to the level of competing well with other transport businesses like Uber. Although Wisdom Amehame does not accept requests on the internet, his great customer service is one of a kind. The cabby has adopted innovative means of serving passengers who patronize his service at a moderate cost. Wisdom provides free Wi-Fi service and free emergency call service to customers. The innovation of Wisdom Amehame is worth emulating by other taxi drivers as he accepts electronic payment via mobile money for payment of the service rendered by him.
June 25, 2017 15:37 UTC
Fashion of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: yen.com.ghClassic red or royal blue: Nikki and Nadia get us drooling with their photosNikki Samonas, Lilian Esoro and Nadia BuariIt was an evening of stars and stunning semi-formal looks at the Golden Movie Awards nomination announcement party in Accra on Friday. The event saw the screen goddesses from Ghana in attendance, including Lydia Forson, Nadia Buari, Nikki Samonas and also Nigerian actress Lillian Esoro. With so many stars gracing the event, it's almost hard to pick out our fav looks but we did try. Nadia Buari stunned in a classic red pantsuit, topped with frizzy blond hair and her bold red lipstick. Meanwhile, Nikki Samonas also rocking the blond curls (which we totally love, by the way) chose this silky smooth royal blue number, with a splash of yellow to give it that little sunshine pop.
Entertainment of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comJoy FM's Open Mic; night of awesome talent on paradeM.anifest performs at Joy FM's Open MicIt was a night where numerous talents were on display. Whatever category the performers, it did not matter as they got the chance to thrill the fans at the maiden Joy FM Open Mic event at the +233 Bar and Grill in Accra on Saturday. Billed to be a quarterly event, the night witnessed exciting poetry, spoken word, comedy, rap and musical as several established and amateur performers grabbed the mic to show off their creative talents. Ghana's number one DJ, DJ Black delivered well woven live poetry amidst cheers and applauds from the patrons. Other rave performances for the night include appearances by Sollo 7 and Yom Nfojoh.
Entertainment of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: yen.com.ghSamira Bawumia dazzles in stunning kente dress in ChinaSamira Bawumia, who accompanied her husband to the talks attracted attention with her outfitLast week, Ghana's vice-president, Mahamumu Bawumia, led a delegation to China to solicit financial support for Ghana's economy. Samira Bawumia, who accompanied her husband to the talks, immediately attracted attention with her outfit. As usual, her sense of fashion and style was on full display as she dazzled in a stunning kente dress. The minister for railways, Joe Ghartey, was also a member of the Ghana team that held discussions with the Chinese. Reports say the trip was fruitful, as the the Chinese pledged to support the "One district, one factory" initiative with $2 billion.
General News of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: Atinkaonline.comInterior Ministry warns Ghanaians over fake recruitment exerciseDeputy minister of Interior, Henry QuarteyThe Ministry of Interior has warned Ghanaians to desist from any recruitment exercise by unknown persons since the ministry is not recruiting. The Ministry of the Interior in a press statement signed by the deputy minister for interior, Henry Quartey (MP), noted with concern news making rounds that the Security Agencies under the Ministry are conducting recruitment exercise. ”The Ministry wishes to inform the General Public that no Agency under the Ministry of the Interior would undertake a recruitment exercise without advertising in the Dailies”“The General Public is, hereby, advised to be wary of any persons or group of persons claiming to recruit into the security services”, it said. The statement revealed that no agency under the Ministry of the Interior namely: the Ghana Police Service, the Ghana National Fire Service, the Ghana Immigration Service and, the Ghana Prisons Service are recruiting personnel to fill various positions. According to the statement, such person or group of persons purporting to recruit into the Security Agencies should be reported to the nearest Police Station.
Entertainment of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comVideo of the day: Check out the craziest dance at wedding ceremonyplay videoBiggie Happiness looks forward to becoming a brand ambassador for a specific section of peopleRising social media star, Emmanuel Kojo Sackey, popularly known as Biggie Happiness, has made another presence at another wedding reception. An instagram video posted by Biggie dated five days ago showed the 'dancing sensation' entertaining patrons of the wedding reception. With the help of social media platforms; Facebook and Instagram, Biggie Happiness has been able to commercialize his art, with some of his clients wanting him to act as a surprise guest for the groom, bride or parents of the couple. He currently has over 2,500 likes on Facebook and over 3,500 followers on Instagram, a small but appreciable following he is sure to grow. Below is his recent video, in which he exhibited some crazy dancing skills;
General News of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: 3news.comMfantsipim School to cut student intake from SeptemberMfantsipim to cut student intake next academic yearThe Mfantsipim School in Cape Coast will from the next academic year cut the number of student intake, headmaster of the school, Malfred Barton-Oduro has announced. The headmaster made this known at a ceremony to hand over a renovated infirmary to the school by the 2004-year group of Mfantsipim Old Boys Association (MOBA). Mfantsipim School, established by early missionaries of the Methodist Church, is the oldest secondary school in the country and one of the best choice schools. Meanwhile improving the infrastructure in the school, the 2004-year group of the have renovated the school’s infirmary which served the students and staff of the school. The school presented a citation to the MOBA 2004 group in appreciation to their gesture.
General News of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: classfmonline.com$2bn China loan: No strings attached - BawumiaVice President Mahamudu BawumiaVice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said there are no underlying conditions to the $2billion loan the Chinese government has given to Ghana in support of government’s One-District-One-Factory project. But Dr Bawumia said the Chinese government does not support galamsey. This is why I said that we went with our own thinking in terms of how we want the financing model to be. “Nobody goes to invest in another country and say that they want to lose and the whole structuring of the financing model. So there are no strings attached.”
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General News of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: classfmonline.comJuapong youth threaten to oust FulanisFile PhotoSome irate youth of Juapong in the North Tongu district of the Volta Region are threatening to flush out Fulani herdsmen in the area. Several acres of corn and cassava belonging to the group have been destroyed by cattle belonging to the herdsmen. He wondered why such an investment should be allowed to go down the drain due to lack of respect for law and order in the Juapong area by Fulani herdsmen. Issues of Fulani herdsmen and their animals causing destruction to farms have been experienced in several parts of the country including Agogo and Adaklu, with Juapong being the latest. He also has cautioned youth in the area to desist from engaging in any acts of lawlessness but rather leave the matter to the IGP, adding that the “youth are highly disappointed in the police in Juapong”.
General News of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comContinue to intercede for Ghana – Rawlings' to MuslimsRawlings' congratulate MuslimsThe family of former President Jerry John Rawlings has congratulated the Muslim community for successfully ending their month-long fasting. The Rawlings’ in a statement Sunday lauded Muslims for standing in the gap of prayer for the country. Mr Rawlings and wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings thanked the Chief Imam, Sheik Nuhu Sharabutu and leaders of the various Muslim groups for their commitment to the Muslim community and cause of the country. The former first family urged the Muslim community to continue to intercede on behalf of the country. Eid kickstarts the month of Shawwal, which begins with a feast to end the period of fasting.
Politics of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: citifmonline.comNingo Prampram NDC branch executives unhappy with Sam GeorgeSome Constituency executives are unhappy with Sam GeorgeAs part of efforts to reinvigorate the grassroots support base of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Greater Accra region, the NDC Parliamentary caucus in the region has started a programme to whip up support for the party, and ensure peace and harmony in the region. As part of this, the leadership of the NDC Greater Accra Caucus thus visited the Ningo Prampram constituency to interact with branch executives. The event, which started on a very good note, at a point turned chaotic as some branch executives were unhappy with the removal and replacement of their names from the main register by some constituency executives. According to the aggrieved executives, their names were replaced by their MP, Sam George, and some constituency executives as part of efforts to field their favourite candidates. “How come the names of the incumbent branch executives have to be deleted from the register when our tenure of office has not ended?” One unhappy executive questioned.
Entertainment of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: adomonline.comHow Castro disappearedplay videoBlack Stars captain Asamoah Gyan on delay showBlack Stars captain Asamoah Gyan says he gets emotional anytime he hears the music of his friend Castro, who drowned in the Volta Lake at the Ada estuary whilst on holiday in July 2014. Gyan took his friends [G-Unit] on holiday in Ada, during which Castro said to have been involved in a jet ski accident went missing. When he was asked to comment on the perception that he was a ritualist, and that he sacrificed Castro to better himself, Gyan laughed. A day before we went to Ada, he [Castro] came to my house and said he was on his way to Kumasi and would not join us. But whilst we were on our way to Ada, on the Accra-Tema motorway, we received a phone call that “Under” [Castro] wants us to wait for him.
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Entertainment of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comThis is how Kyeiwaa looks after going off screen for monthsKyeiwaa and Oheneyere Mercy AsieduAfter taking a long break from work, veteran actress Akua Ataa Kyeiwaa is back in the country. Kyeiwaa went on vacation in the United States of America after her marriage scandal late last year. In a picture spotted by www.ghanaweb.com, the actress looks very stunning and doesn't seem to be ageing. She was spotted with colleague actress Mercy Asiedu who now known as Oheneyere Mercy Asiedu after tying the knot with her long-time partner, Nana Agyemang Badu, Chief of Kunsu in the Ahafo Ano South District in the Ashanti Region. Kyeiwaa is one of Ghana's most celebrated actors with over 150 movies and several awards to her credit.
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General News of Sunday, 25 June 2017Source: citifmonline.comAfrica has biggest ‘corruption industry’ – Professor Frimpong BoatengMinister of Environment, Science and Innovation, Professor Frimpong BoatengThe Minister of Environment, Science and Innovation, Professor Frimpong Boateng, has said that it will be very difficult for a country that has deeply been engulfed by corruption to succeed. “No nation develops with the level of corruption that we have in our part of the world. In Africa corruption accounts for about 40 to 75 percent of the GDP; that means the corruption industry is the biggest industry in Africa,” he said at Citi FM’s Innovation Summit held on Saturday. Ghana might’ve lost over GHC 40 billion through corruption. might have lost about GHc40 billion over the years through corruption.
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