General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: classfmonline.comDevil, I poked your eye; you can't stop me – Otabilplay videoPastor Mensa OtabilPastor Mensa Otabil has said the collapse of Capital Bank, of which his church, International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), owned 3%, is a reprisal attack from the devil whose eye the church poked during its 2017 Greater Works summit in Accra. Pastor Otabil told his congregation in church on Sunday, 20 August that the collapse of Capital Bank was the devil’s way of fighting back after the church poked his (devil’s) eye during the Greater Works summit. "This year’s Greater Works was a point of departure and something huge took place. What happened at Greater Works was not just for ICGC. Ghana’s destiny was taken back and Ghana’s destiny is turning around and nobody can stop it, no devil in hell can stop it.
August 21, 2017 10:41 UTC
Politics of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: Graphic.com.ghStop denigrating Rawlings - Integrity Against Corruption warnsFormer President Flt. Lt. Jerrry John RawlingsA group calling itself Integrity Against Corruption (IAC) within the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has condemned attacks on the party’s founder, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, for speaking his mind against issues of corruption in the Mills/Mahama-led administration. A former Deputy Chief of Staff under the erstwhile Mills/Mahama-led NDC government, Dr Valerie Sawyerr, had chastised Mr Rawlings for his incessant 'attacks' on appointees in that administration over alleged corrupt practices. Dr Sawyerr’s criticismDr Sawyerr’s criticism of Mr Rawlings has since received a barrage of responses from pro-Rawlings supporters, including the IAC who have asked people in support of Dr Sawyerr to desist from attacking the former President. At a press conference at Agbozume in the Ketu South Constituency, the spokesman for the group, Mr Daniel Hamenu, indicated that Mr Rawlings remains ‘’the moving spirit and energy for the party’’, therefore any move to denigrate him would affect the party greatly.
August 21, 2017 10:41 UTC
General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: dailyguideafrica.comFree SHS Campaign takes offAbraham Attah with Miss United Nations World 2017 campaigning for Free SHS which starts in SeptemberTeenage Ghanaian Hollywood movie star, Abraham Attah, has begun a campaign to help the masses, especially students at senior high school (SHS) level in Ghana, to understand the enormous impact the free SHS policy would have on Ghana if supported by all and sundry. Abraham Attah, the official ambassador of the Free SHS programme, on Saturday, August 19, this year, organized a couple of sporting activities such as basketball, tug of war and health walk in Accra. E-On 3 Multimedia, a renowned business solution provider and communications agency, used the occasion to unveil Ghana’s winner of 2016 Miss African Continent, Rebecca Asamoah, as the second ambassador of the Free SHS programme. E-On 3 Chairman Richard Ofori-Atta, told DAILY GUIDE that many activities were being undertaken to create massive awareness about the commencement and objective of the free SHS policy. He was of the opinion that the free SHS policy, which is dear to the heart of President Akufu-Addo, would go a long way to benefit Ghanaian children, some of who might not get that golden opportunity to access SHS education.
August 21, 2017 10:18 UTC
General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: ultimatefmonline.comProsecute Kona bouncer for assault – AWMAThe victimThe Alliance for Women in the Media Africa (AWMA) is calling for the prosecution of Kona Bar and Grill bouncer named ‘BB’ for allegedly assaulting one lady called Portia Asantewa Duah. Ms Portia Asantewa Duah was allegedly slapped twice in her face by a bouncer named BB at the above establishment. The bouncer told Ms Portia to keep quiet; he was not speaking with her. ACTIONThe Alliance for Women in the Media:-1. supports the victim 2. condemns the alleged violence of the bouncer named BB. 4. requires bouncer face trial and sanction 5. requires The Manager must be sanctioned for their unacceptable response 6. requires Kona to issue a public apology 7. requires Kona to issue policy for dealing with violence in their workplaceSIGNEDShamima Muslim AlhassanConvener, AWMA
August 21, 2017 10:18 UTC
General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: Starrfmonline.comWe’re with you to succeed – Martey to Akufo-AddoPresident Akufo-Addo and the Prof Emmanuel Martey in hand shakeThe former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana Rt. Prof Emmanuel Martey has backed President Akufo-Addo to deliver on the promises he made to Ghanaians during electioneering. Akufo-Addo in the run-up to the 2016 elections made several pledges to Ghanaians including the provision of Free Senior High Schools, one-million-per-constituency and one-district-one-factory policies. On his part, President Akuf-Addo called on Ghanaians to have faith in his administration’s ability to redefine the country’s economic fortunes. “I’m deeply influenced by this vision and make God bless our homeland Ghana and make her great and strong,” the President noted .
August 21, 2017 09:56 UTC
General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: thefinderonline.comBe calm but alert – Ghana Armed Forces tells GhanaiansThe Ghana Armed Forces is ready to fight any attack. In the wake of terror attacks in neighbouring countries, the Command Operations Officer (COO) at the Southern Command of the Ghana Armed Forces, Lt. Col Isaac Amponsah, has advised Ghanaians to be calm but alert. He said although the Ghana Armed Forces is ready to fight any attack, they also rely on the citizenry for intelligence; therefore, Ghanaians must be cautious of the kind of people they deal with. The stimulation exercise, nicknamed ‘Exercise Starlight Stretch’, was held under the auspices of the Southern Command of the Ghana Armed Forces, to protect Ghana’s territorial boundaries along the coast. Each group would have a two-week in-house training and a week’s field training exercise.
August 21, 2017 09:45 UTC
General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: gbcghana.comVeep assures Sierra Leone of Ghana’s supportVice president Dr Bawumia making a presentation to Sierra Leone's President, Ernest Bai KoromaVice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has presented relief items worth $1million dollars to the government of Sierra Leone to aid in their recovery process following a mudslide disaster that has left over 400 dead and about 600 missing in the capital, Freetown. The items comprised food, medicines, clothing and logistics for temporary shelter. Dr. Bawumia handed the relief items to Sierra Leonean President, Ernest Bai Koroma, and assured Sierra Leone of Ghana’s support. Officials of Ghana’s National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) were also on the ground to provide assistance and train Sierra Leonean officials on disaster management. Meanwhile, former President John Dramani Mahama has also added his voice to calls on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and other neighbouring countries to support that country's recovery process.
August 21, 2017 08:37 UTC
Entertainment of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: Starrfmonline.comBola Ray wins ‘Most Stylish Business Executive of the Year’Bola RayThe CEO of EIB Network Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray) has been adjudged the Most Stylish Business Executive of the Year 2017 at the third edition of the Glitz Style Awards. The 2017 edition of the Glitz Style Awards came off at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on Saturday, August 19. Others, including Joselyn Dumas, Okyeame Kwame and Berla Mundi, took home awards from various categories at the event. Most Stylish Movie Star of the Year — Zynnel ZuhGlitz Africa Magazine Stylish Celebrity – (Not public voting) — Joselyn DumasAfrican Designer of the Year — Mai AtafoMost Stylish Artiste of the Year — Okyeame KwameEmerging Designer of the Year — Quofi Akotuah. Most Stylish Business Executive of the Year — Bola RayFashion Blog of the Year (Africa) — Bella NaijaBest Dressed Celebrity on Red Carpet — Nana Akua AddoFashion Photographer of the Year — Nii Djarbeng (LightVille)Most Stylish Media Personality of the Year — Berla MundiMakeup Artist of the Year — Valerie Lawson
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General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: ghanareel.comBan on mobile phones in schools to be liftedGES banned the use of mobile phones in schools to enable students concentrate more on their studiesGovernment is considering lifting the ban on mobile in second cycle schools a deputy minister of education has said. Ghana’s Education Service (GES) banned the use of mobile phones in primary and secondary schools to enable students concentrate more on their studies. According to the Service, the uncontrolled use of mobile phones by the students has had a negative impact on their education, since they waste valuable time on social media platforms. He noted some communities do not have access to computers but students in such areas have access to mobile phones and internet connectivity hence the need to take advantage of those gadgets. ‘Where students don’t have access to computers and they happen to have access to phones and internet connectivity.
August 21, 2017 07:30 UTC
General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: citifmonline.comGovernment urged to ‘force’ couples to limit number of children to threeDr. Leticia Adelaide Appiah is the Executive Director of the National Population CouncilExperts are concerned that the country’s population is growing at a fast rate and are proposing a government policy to limit the number of children born to any couple. The Executive Director of the National Population Council, Leticia Adelaide Appiah has proposed that childbirth should be restricted to just three (3) to ensure quality in human resource of the country. “The way forward is to have a population policy implemented, the growth rate should be reduced and we have to talk about the quality of life,” she said. China is among the few countries in the world who have adopted a major population control policy to restrict childbirth. According to Leticia Appiah, Ghana has in the last 30 years, maintained an astronomical growth rate of 2.5; comparative to the global average of 1.5.
August 21, 2017 06:56 UTC
Politics of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: mynewsgh.comThere is no truth in politics – Stephen AtubigaStephen Atubiga is an NDC communications team memberStephen Atubiga, a staunch member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says there is no truth in politics adding that, in politics all you need to do is to say what one perceives is the truth but not the real facts. “In governance and politics, anyone who tells you there is an iota of truth, let him know I say it is false. There is no absolute truth in governance or politics. “In the nut shell, I think there neither is nothing like truth nor lies in politics; it’s all about what you believe”. But Mr Atubiga said corruption has existed for a long period and that, there is little one can do to stop it.
General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: mynewsgh.comSycophants have hijacked President Akufo-Addo - Kennedy AgyepongMember of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy AgyapongPresident Nana Akufo-Addo is barely nine months into office but appears to have come under barrages of criticisms not only from his opponents, but his own party, the New Patriotic Party. From allegations of showing weakness in addressing the contaminated fuel disaster at BOST to not dealing with perception of insecurity in the country, everything has been thrown at him. Though not his first time, Member of Parliament for Assin Central Kennedy Agyepong says the president should be careful because most of those he has surrounded himself with are sycophants whose sole interest is to use his name to further their corrupt agenda. He said one Duke Ofori-Attah and Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko have hijacked the president from everyone and are using their positions to engage in acts that could derail the party’s fortunes and sink the president’s image. “I will plead with NPP especially those who are closer to him to be courageous and tell him the truth because your pretentious deeds are destroying the man.”
Business News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: mynewsgh.comBank of Ghana must be blamed for Capital and UT banks collapse - Tax LawyerThe two had their licenses revoked by the Bank of GhanaThe government must be blamed for the state in which the two banks; UT Bank and Capital Banks find themsevles now, law lecturer with the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) said. “What did the Bank of Ghana do because the Directors of the Banks owe an obligation to the Bank of Ghana to report”, she stated. …they just waited and in the light of all these panic reaction”, Lawyer Mrs Clara Beeri Kassar-Tee quizzed. “I have not heard the Bank of Ghana say the banks breached their reporting obligations. “I do not think it is proper”, lawyer Clara Kassar-Tee fumed during panel discussion.
General News of Monday, 21 August 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comGhana’s fortunes soon to increase in 'leaps and bounds’ – OtabilDr. Mensa Otabil, Founder and General Overseer ICGCFounder of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Dr Mensa Otabil, has prophesied that Ghana is the course to experience a “massive” economic turnaround. He told his congregation on Sunday 20 August, that Ghana’s fortunes will increase in "leaps and bounds" beginning this year. “We transited and something massive is coming out of it, something massive. Ghana’s destiny was taken back and Ghana’s destiny is turning around and nobody can stop it. “… And at this point really I’m not concerned about enemies, no, enemies are not my agenda.
August 21, 2017 05:37 UTC
Entertainment of Sunday, 20 August 2017Source: mynewsgh.comI am proud Shatta Wale is following my footsteps – SaminiDancehall artiste, SaminiDancehall artiste, Samini has said he is the most consistent Ghanaian entertainer and no one can take that from him. According to him, he has been consistent with hit songs since he announced his presence in the industry in 2004. Samini who was speaking about his thrives in the industry as compared to his colleague and one-time rival, Shatta Wale said Shatta Wale came into the industry in 2003 but could not be relevant until 2013 when he had to create some buzz that has made him relevant since then. He opined that Shatta Wale has merely been following in his footsteps, as he could have gone angry if he didn’t.
August 21, 2017 03:11 UTC