General News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: peacefmonline.comNDC will not stop politicizing kidnappings - Sammy GyamfiNational Communications Officer of the NDC, Sammy GyamfiNational Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has rejected calls by many Ghanaians not to reduce the Canadian kidnapping saga to the usual partisan politics. Speaking on Okay FM’s Ade Akye Abia Morning Show, Sammy Gyamfi, who expressed unhappiness with the way his National Chairman Ofosu Ampofo and the NDC have been wrongfully indicted, said it is in order for the NDC to name the kidnappers and the political party they are affiliated to. “Some people want the NPP to continue tarnishing the name of Ofosu Ampofo and the NDC and therefore are uncomfortable when we reveal the identities of kidnappers as NPP members, we will continue to politicize the case. He added that comments by government communicators and ministers all attest to the fact that the NDC National Chairman is behind the kidnapping cases in the country without any evidence to buttress their claims except that "so-called doctored tape". “It is only President Akufo-Addo and his NPP government that out of sheer hatred, they have vowed to disgrace Ofosu Ampofo for no reason .
June 15, 2019 07:41 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comSpecial Competition: Ashgold's Shafiu Mumuni confident of victory against KarelaAshantigold striker Shafiu MumuniAshantigold striker Shafiu Mumuni is confident his side will reach the finals of the GFA Tier I special Competition ahead of their semifinal clash with Karela United on Sunday. The Miners finished top of Zone A to set up the clash with the Anyinase based outfit in Obuasi. Ahead of the game on Sunday, Shafiu Mumuni is very optimistic of his sides chances, insisting they are very prepared for the match. "I'm very impressed with our training so far and I believe it'll grant us victory on Sunday," he said in the pre-match conference. The ultimate winner of the competition will represent Ghana in the CAF Champions League next season.
June 15, 2019 07:30 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: ghanasportsonline.comGhana drops to 50 on latest FIFA RankingBlack Stars squadGhana have dropped on the latest Coca-Cola FIFA Rankings. The Black Stars previously rated the 49th best team in the World are now ranked 50 in the recently released ratings. The four-time Africa Champions are among three Africa countries to have slipped on the rankings. Morocco, Nigeria and DR Congo all dropped on the ranking. Belgium still remain the most ranked team in the World as they occupy the first spot.
June 15, 2019 07:30 UTC
General News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: Mynewsgh.comKen Agyapong exposes pastors who patronize Amsterdam’s red light brothelKen AgyapongThe Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central constituency Kennedy Agyapong has exposed Ghanaian Pastors who continue to visit Amsterdam’s ‘Red Light District’ which houses a number of brothels. He stated that these same pastors describe Amsterdam’s popular tourist center as Sodom and Gomorrah yet patronize the place when they go on holidays. ‘Red Light District’ which is noted for a wide array of restaurants, museums, bars and coffee shops fetch the government huge sums of monies. He said Ghanaian pastors are not in support of Ghana putting up similar infrastructure because of the brothels attached to it yet visit ‘Red Light District’ when they go to Amsterdam. But when they come here, they want to go to Red Light and experience it.
Sports News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comSpecial Competition: Ashgold coach expects tough semifinal clash against KarelaAshgold will face Karela tomorrowAshantigold coach Kjetil Zachariassen says he is expecting a difficult game against Karela United in the semifinals of the GFA Tier I Special Competition on Sunday. Ahead of the game, their Norwegian tactician believes it will be a tough test for his boys but was also confident of victory. Zachariassen has transformed the the Obuasi based outfit since taking over from Serbian coach Svetislav Tanasijevic. The Miners are also in the semifinals of the Tier II competition, with a date against regional rivals Asante Kotoko on Wednesday. Winners of the Tier I competition will represent Ghana in the CAF Champions League next season.
General News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: GNAYou can’t force me to open 99%-complete 160-bed hospital – MinisterUpper West Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin-SalihThe 160-bed new Upper West Regional Hospital is 99 percent complete but will not be opened until it is fully completed and staffed with trained personnel. But the Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin-Salih, told journalists that he will not succumb to pressure to inaugurate the over $61 million project until it is 100 percent complete. “We will not be pushed by anybody into commissioning a hospital that is not 100 percent complete,” he said. The health facility is stocked with state-of-the-art equipment, but the Minister said the gadgets required personnel with relevant training to operate. It has an administrative block, an emergency/casualty unit, a radiology unit, a laboratory and blood bank, and a physiotherapy unit.
General News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: 3news.comGovernment to establish new universityUniversity of Ghana is the country’s premier universityThe government of Ghana intends to establish a new university in the country as part of reforms being made to tertiary education. A draft policy document on tertiary education reforms captures, as one of the major priority areas, an “establishment of Open University Ghana”. An open university is one that has an open-door academic policy, with minimal or no entry requirements which usually employ specific teaching methods, such as open supported learning or distance education. At a special stakeholder engagement forum for Tertiary Education reforms at the University of Ghana Friday, June 14, on the draft policy document that is intended to shape tertiary education, executive secretary for National Council of Tertiary Education (NCTE), Professor Mohammed Salifu, hinted on the move. Even though he did not reveal too much about this new university, the policy document prominently features it as one of the focus areas of the Ministry of Education.
June 15, 2019 06:11 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: footballmadeinghana.comGhana’s Bernard Terkpetey named in Bundesliga II Team of the SeasonGhana striker Bernard TerkpeteyGhana striker Bernard Terkpetey has been voted into the Bundesliga II team of the season following a wonderful outing for SC Paderborn 07. Terkpetey’s wonderful outing this season has not only been stupendous but overly amazing after guiding Paderborn to the Bundesliga. The swashbuckling performance of the striker in the Bundesliga II earned him a transfer deal to Schalke 04 for a fee of €7m. The wonderful performance of Terkpetey has been hugely recognized, earning him a place in the Bundesliga II team of the season. Terkpetey was, however, strangely left out of Ghana’s squad for the 2019 AFCIN despite an amazing season for his side in the Bundesliga II.
June 15, 2019 06:00 UTC
State-backed goons have unleashed terror on courts, hospitals, security officials, NDC supporters and innocent citizens. The coercive force of the state is being deployed for state-sanctioned hounding of key figures of the NDC, including our National Chairman, Hon. The ringleader of this syndicate, who goes by the name SEIDU YAKUBU (aka Mba), has identified himself as a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). We in the NDC have always maintained that the phenomenon of political party vigilantes could have the potential of a tailspin into full-blown violent crime. We now know who the real kidnappers are, and the political party they belong to and work for.
June 15, 2019 05:15 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: Ghanacrusader.comHearts of Oak’s Chapter 64 donate to players ahead of the Kotoko ClashMembers of the supporter's group Chapter 64Accra Heart’s Oak supporters’ group, Chapter 64 have donated to the club’s playing body and the technical bench ahead of their semi-final clash against arch rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Sunday, June 16,2019. Chapter 64, a vibrant supporter’s group of Accra Hearts of Oak, made a donation of GH 4,000 to the technical team and the playing body as a moral booster ahead of the crucial game with Asante Kotoko. The club’s official statement on their twitter page reads’’Ahead of our game with @AsanteKotoko-SC a supporter group dubbed Phobian Youth have presented 30 bottles of mineral water and two boxes of Lucozade energy drinks to the team. CEO Frederick Moore received the items on behalf of the club.”
June 15, 2019 02:37 UTC
General News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: mynewsgh.comCanadian girls Kidnap: Ekow Vincent grilled by CID over Ibrahim MahamaPRO of Ministry of Education, Ekow Vincent AssufuahThe Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ministry of Education, Ekow Vincent Assifuah has appeared before personnel of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service at the Accra Regional Police Command. Vincent Ekow Assifuah was invited by the CID at the instance of businessman and brother of former President John Dramani Mahama, Ibrahim Mahama over comments he is purported to have made on Facebook on Thursday, June 13, 2019. MyNewsGh.com spotted him at the Accra Regional Police Command after an invitation was extended to him after an official complaint was lodged by Ibrahim Mahama over the alleged comment. The victims are said to be volunteers with the group Youth Challenge International, a Canadian international development organisation with its headquarters in Toronto. They were therefore assigned to Kumasi but were kidnapped at Ahodwo, Kumasi Royal Golf Club, at 8.25pm on 4 June 2019.
June 15, 2019 01:36 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: Ghanacrusader.com10 biggest player unveilings in football historyReal Madrid's latest signing, Eden Hazard made it to the top ten player unveilingsEden Hazard’s Official presentation at Real Madrid made the Top 10 in terms of attendance. Today Ghanacrusader’s Joel Eshun brings you the 10 biggest player unveilings that have ever happened in the history of football and Real Madrid topped the chart by having 4 players in the top 10 (Eden Hazard, Ricardo Kaká Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodríguez)Largest crowds to see a player presented1. Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid (2009): 75,000 fans2. Kaká: Real Madrid 55,0006. Eden Hazard: Real Madrid 50,0007.
June 15, 2019 01:18 UTC
Entertainment of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: ghpage.comShatta Wale’s Militants, Natty Lee and Addi Self involved in a fatal accidentAddi Self and Natty LeeReport reaching Ghpage.com has it that two of the Militants of Shatta Wale, Natty Lee and Addi Self have been involved in a fatal accident. From the report, the two were on their way to East Legon to visit their boss Shatta Wale when an Uber car crossed their car unexpectedly. The incident occurred at Ability-East Legon heading to Adjiringanor. From the reports reaching Ghpage.com, their car got damaged but the two were rescued by some bystanders who saw the accident. We currently do not know the state of their health but Ghpage.com is making efforts to get in touch with the Militants and we will report back shortly.
June 15, 2019 00:33 UTC
Sports News of Saturday, 15 June 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comWaris is paying the price for maltreating me - Ex-wife speaks on AFCON snubplay videoWaris and Habeeba divorced in 2018Former wife of Majeed Waris, Habeeba Sinare has boldly expressed her delight over the exclusion of the FC Porto striker from Ghana's squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations. Despite his rich vein of form whiles on a season-long loan at French Ligue 1 side FC Nantes last term, Waris was shockingly omitted from the Black Stars final 23-man squad for the forthcoming continental football showpiece in Egypt. According to the sassy model-now-turned-midwife, the 27-year-old is being paid for maltreating her since they married in 2017. Waris and Habeeba tied the knot in 2017 but divorced after just sixteen months and reports suggest that Portugal-based striker has been denied access to his son by the wife. Habeeba Sinare is the daughter of Alhaji Sinare, former NDC Member of Parliament for Central Ayawaso who has served at Ghana’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and a niece to celebrated actress Kalsoum Sinare.
June 15, 2019 00:11 UTC
General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: kingdomfmonline.comSeidu has been a criminal since infancy - Childhood friendSeidu Mba was apprehend with other culpritsThe embattled Kumasi based Boutique Operator, Seidu Mba’s plight seems not over from now with a childhood friend describing him as a criminal since infancy. Speaking exclusively to Kwame Tutu on the Friday edition of Anopa Nkomo on Accra based Kingdom FM 107.7, a childhood friend of Seidu massacred the alleged kidnapper describing him as an evil who has been championing criminality since childhood. Felicia, as she is only known, revealed Seidu’s real name as Seidu Tambaya with whom they grew up together at Dunkwa-On-Offin in the Central Region hinted that she had known Seidu for the past 29 years who dropped out of school at class four. Felicia told Kwame Tutu that at the age of 12, Seidu Tambaya together with his late father, Uncle Abu, sold ‘wee’ for a living at Dunkwa. According to the childhood friend, Seidu became violent at the least of provocation and got involved in series of robberies at Dunkwa and other nearby towns but the Police never got hold of him because, ‘as a good swimmer, Seidu will quickly jump into the Offin River and escape arrest”.
June 14, 2019 21:45 UTC