Entertainment of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: Myjoyonline.com'Ungrateful' Kofi B took undue credit for ‘Yaw Dompre’ - Ofori AmponsahOfori AmponsahHighlife musician Ofori Amponsah has revealed that fellow artiste Kofi B failed to recognise him as the writer of his ‘Yaw Dompre’ hit song. On Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM with Andy Dosty, Mr All4Real disclosed that he has stopped writing to avoid being hurt by ungrateful artistes. According to the ‘Otoolege’ hitmaker, Kofi B felt that the song sounded too ‘local’ and only recorded the song upon his insistence. Although he was evasive about specific names, he gave an example that if he wrote ‘Yaw Dompre’ he expects to be duly acknowledged. Later in the interview, he confirmed that “most of the songs we are singing today, like ‘Yaw Dompre’, were all written by me.”
December 08, 2017 12:56 UTC
General News of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: citifmonline.comBawumia to visit KUMACA, urges calm over swine flu fearsVice President Dr. Mahamadu BawumiaVice President Mahamadu Bawumia is expected to visit the Kumasi Academy in the Ashanti Region later on Friday following the health crisis in the school that has claimed four lives in the last week. Panicked parents in front of KUMACA earlier this weekAs health professionals continue to unravel the exact nature of the disease that has devastated the school, Dr. Bawumia urged the public not to panic over fears of a swine flu outbreak. “I know that parents and other schools are getting nervous about the possibility of further outbreak of swine flu in their respective schools. My heart goes out to the families of the 4 promising students who have lost their life through the outbreak of the swine flu. I know that parents and other schools are getting nervous about the possibility of further outbreak of swine flu in their respective schools.
December 08, 2017 12:45 UTC
Koforidua is an NPP stronghold as such we will not sit down for the MCE to spoil our votes. ComplaintsAn affected trader, who sold ladies underwear said, “we have been sitting at that place since J.J. Rawlings time. PlacardsThe inscription on some of the placards read; “ Nana, Reject MCE’, ‘We will not vote 2020’, ‘MCE is a Hitler’, ‘MCE, 2020 will come for your votes; No Way’, Go MCE, your vote is one’ among others. “Nana has brought us free education and health insurance but if you are hungry, will you vote for him? “The petition should go directly to the President and the traders should be allowed to sell on the streets,” he further stated.
December 08, 2017 11:15 UTC
General News of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: ghanacrusader.comStop selling military lands – Nunoo-Mensah warnsFormer Chief of Defence Staff Brigadier General Joseph Nunoo-MensahFormer National Security adviser Brigadier General Nunoo-Mensah has warned the government to stop the sale of public lands especially the one belonging to the military . This warning comes on the backdrop of allegations made by the defense minister Dominic Nitiwul that former President Mahama and his ministers had sold lands belonging to the military. Successive governments have also been accused of selling state lands and has done nothing to also stop encroachment on military lands. The former chief defense staff stated that a moratorium on such lands will help preserve the land for future generations. ‘’Those lands that are already gone I do not know what we can do about it but we should stop the sale of public lands without caring otherwise in the near future when the government wants to do something it will have to buy land at very high cost, it shows that as a people we are very greedy and don’t care about our country.” He saidAccording to him, “we should stop the sale of this lands and rather protect the ones that are left.”
December 08, 2017 10:52 UTC
Entertainment of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: razzonline.comReggie Rockstone’s boy, Grey mocks Nana Akufo-Addo, former presidents at S-ConcertOne of the numerous moments that characterized this year’s S-Concert which took place at the Accra Sports Stadium was the controversial performance by promising Ghanaian Hip-pop artiste Grey. Grey, was a member of defunct Hiplife/Hip-pop group, Mobile Boys— formed by the Grandpapa of Hiplife Reggie Rockstone. In the song, Grey went hard on both current president Nana Akufo-Addo and Ex-presidents by classifying them as ‘Johns’ for lacking ideas to properly govern the country. As a Rap artiste, Grey justified why he was nurtured by the Grandpapa of Hiplife Reggie Rockstone. Watch Grey's performance below
December 08, 2017 10:38 UTC
Entertainment of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: citifmonline.comTic Tac walks out of live TV interview over Shatta Waleplay videoGh Today's host, Baisiwa D-Hammond with Tic Tac on setTic Tac walked out of a live interview on GH One television’s ‘GH Today,’ this morning. The hiplife artiste while answering to questions about his feud with Shatta Wale, felt offended when Shatta Wale’s video was shown on the screen. “I did not come here to promote Shatta Wale,” he said and left the studio. Shatta Wale had said Tic Tac and some other musicians who came before him, were not smart, and as a result have been broke. Tic Tac, not happy with this statement has come out to expressed his displeasure on several occasions.
December 08, 2017 10:30 UTC
Entertainment of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: abrantepa.comEpixode roots for EbonyEbony ReignsDancehall artiste, Epixode is the latest showbiz figure to suggest that songstress, Ebony Reigns deserves to be adjudged Artiste of the Year in the next edition of the Ghana Music Awards. According to Epixode, Ebony has been very consistent with hit songs and has performed creditably well the year under review, for which reason no artiste merits the topmost award than her. While some argue that 2017 has been a good year for Ebony, taking into cognisance the release of hit songs, quality videos and performing on almost all the high profile shows, others believe Fancy Gadam deserves the crown. Artiste manager, Bulldog, for instance, says it will not be fair if Ebony wins as he believes the reigning New Artist of the Year, Fancy Gadam, deserves it more. Ebony has hit songs – ‘Poison’, ‘Sponsor’, ‘Date Ur Fada’ and ‘Hustle’ – and recently launched her album.
December 08, 2017 10:18 UTC
General News of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: Mark AcheampongNPP thanks God for ‘divine victory’play videoThe service was on the theme “Thanking the Lord who won the battle for Ghana”A National Thanksgiving Service has been organized to show appreciation to God for granting Ghana peace during last year’s General Elections. Speaking to the media, the acting General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party, John Boadu, said the NPP’s victory was divine, hence the need to glorify God for making it possible. Nana Akufo-Addo garnered as much as 53.85% of the total valid votes cast, while Mr Mahama trailed with 44.4%. That is how much victory in last year’s elections means to the elephant party. In his remarks, President Akufo-Addo rallied Ghanaians to support his administration to put Ghana on an accelerated development.
December 08, 2017 10:18 UTC
General News of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: classfmonline.comAtta Akyea angry over military-led eviction of public officersSamuel Atta Akyea, Minister of Works and HousingThe Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea has condemned in the strongest terms, the use of armed military men to evict some senior public servants from state bungalows located behind the Electoral Commission, in a manner that exposes them to public ridicule. Mr Atta Kyea has promised to deal with those using the name of the presidency to perpetrate such unlawfulness. Earlier this week, a combined team of military and police personnel reportedly from the Office of the Vice-President, attacked the residents and threw their belongings out. Reacting to the development, Mr Atta Akyea said his office has not sanctioned any such evictions, adding that the perpetrators will be punished. I’m going to go to the bottom of this matter…”The eviction occurred on Saturday, December 2, 2017 and was repeated on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.
December 08, 2017 09:53 UTC
General News of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: classfmonline.comAkufo-Addo 'exposed' to swine flu – Agyemang-ManuPresident Akufo-Addo exchanging pleasantries with students of KUMACA when he visited last SaturdayPresident Nana Akufo-Addo was “exposed” to the H1N1 outbreak at the Kumasi Academy in the Ashanti Region, “but was not infected”, Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang-Manu has revealed. Mr Agyemang-Manu told journalists on Thursday, 7 December that the “acute respiratory illness” most likely H1N1 Flu Virus (Swine Flu) is what has claimed the lives of at least eight students of the same school. According to Mr Agyemang-Manu, influenza type A was isolated from 12 out of 19 samples at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research. “About two hours ago, reports from further tests was received confirming influenza type A H1N1 pandemic strain,” Agyemang-Manu said. This indicates that the KUMACA cases could possibly be as a result of this disease.
December 08, 2017 09:22 UTC
The group also attributed the KUMACA incident and other untimely deaths happening in the country to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). They accused the NPP of raining unwarranted curses on the country in 2016 prior to the general elections. For the past twelve months, the nation has been subjected to countless incidents of mysterious deaths that have not only targeted adults and grown-ups but kids as well. This spate of mysterious deaths and uncountable accidents that have bedeviled this nation for the past one year have set numerous tongues wagging. The young men and women of this country must under no circumstances be offered as sacrifices for people’s ambitions.
December 08, 2017 07:30 UTC
Feature Article of Friday, 8 December 2017Columnist: Kwaku BaduDid Nketia and NDC really benefit from the GH51.2M dubious judgment debt? But with all due respect, it would appear that the NDC Party stalwarts are living in a denial. Subsequently, however, in July 2014, the Supreme Court of Ghana ordered Businessman Mr Alfred Woyome to pay back to the state a Gh 51.2million dubious judgment debt paid him between 2009 and 2010. Rightly so, the Supreme Court ruled that Isofoton S.A. and Waterville Holdings BVI, must also refund the dubious judgement debt payments made to them by the erstwhile NDC government. While the Court ordered Isofoton S.A. to refund US$325,472 it received as judgment debt from the Government of Ghana.
December 08, 2017 05:26 UTC
Business News of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: ABLABL launches Beta Malt in Returnable Glass BottleA new look of Beta Malt in Returnable Glass BottleBeta Malt, Accra Brewery Limited’s (ABL) leading non-alcoholic brand, has launched a new Returnable Glass Bottle (RGB). Speaking at the unveiling event, Mr. Philip Redman, ABL’s Country Director, emphasised how the new extension of the Beta Malt brand enhances ABL’s overall principles, noting, ‘To us as a company, and as an extension of the Beta Malt Brand, Beta Malt in RGB lends gravitas to our claim of creating extraordinary moments by brewing quality, great-tasting beverages. Beta Malt was the first malt brand introduced in a convenient 330ml PET bottle. The newly launched Beta Malt Returnable Glass Bottle will be retailed at GHC 2.50 and has a 9-month shelf life. About Accra Brewery Limited (A proud part of the ABInBev family)Accra Brewery Limited was established in 1931 as the Overseas Breweries Limited.
December 08, 2017 05:26 UTC
Feature Article of Friday, 8 December 2017Columnist: Fadi DabbousiRE: A memo to Akufo-Addo and his irresponsible ministersPresident Akufo-AddoI was saddened by the farcical verbosity of the article by Manasseh Azure ranting along about the President and his Ministers. So if anyone is irresponsible, he must strike at the school administration before blaming “110” Ministers. Besides, his unrestrained accusation that all 110 were at the funeral of the late Asantehemaa was as irresponsible as the useless memo that he wrote. Let me ask him who the irresponsible ministers are. If the President did not care about the nation, he would have handled us just as John Mahama did!
December 08, 2017 05:03 UTC
General News of Friday, 8 December 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comKUMACA deaths: Laboratory reports reveal Influenza Type A H1N1 as causeStudents receiving the VaccinesThe Ministry of Health has revealed that laboratory test results from the Noguchi Memorial Centre for Medical Research showed that majority of the samples from students of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) tested Positive for Influenza Type-A H1N1. The discovery was made known at a press briefing in Accra by Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu. Samples sent to Kumasi PH Laboratory and National Public Health Reference Laboratory to be tested for Neiserria Meningitis, H. Influenza Type-B, E-Coli, Strept Pneumonia, Group-B Streptocococcus and Meningitis Pastorex all came out negative. Of the nineteen samples sent to NOGUCHI twelve tested Positive for Influenza Type-A 2009 pandemic strain,” he said. The World Health Organisation has it that, the Influenza A (H1N1) virus which is transferred mainly through droplets spread from exposed coughs and sneezes, first occurred in 2009.
December 08, 2017 03:46 UTC