Politics of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: www.ghanaweb.comMahama has nothing to be credited for in the Aviation sector – MinisterCecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of AviationOutgoing Minister of Aviation, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has strongly stated that the erstwhile Mahama administration did not embark on any project in the aviation sector while in power. According to the Minister, the immediate past President John Dramani Mahama cannot be credited for any project in the aviation industryMrs Abena Dapaah made these remarks in response to the controversy that has surrounded the second sod-cutting ceremony to upgrade the Kumasi Airport to international standard. In June this year, ex-president John Mahama blasted President Nana Akufo-Addo over the sod-cutting exercise to upgrade the Kumasi Airport to international standard. According to Mr Mahama, the Akufo-Addo administration cancelled the project when it won power and delayed the start of the project for 18 months. The implementation of the project is expected to create jobs for more than 1,200 masons, steel benders, tilers and carpenters.
August 20, 2018 18:11 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: mynewsgh.comCourt orders auction of property of former NDC MP and Miss Ghana Queen over huge debtBenita Sena Golomeke is a former MP for Ledzokuku constituencyAn Accra Commercial Court has ordered for the auction of a 4×4 cross-country vehicle belonging to one Hon. Benita Sena Golomeke, a former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) Ledzokuku constituency be auctioned to defray a debt she owes. When MyNewsGh.com reached out to the auctioneer, Giant Mart he disclosed that the vehicle is a 2014 model and that he was readying himself for the cash auction of the vehicle on the date in question. Although information about the auction is scanty, this website can report that it is expected to take place on 30-08-2018 at The Mart Asylum. This website is informed that the auctioneer has been ordered to accept only cash per what has been put out in the advertisement.
August 20, 2018 17:48 UTC
Builsa South MP, Dr Clement Apaak, told Asempa FM on Tuesday, 31 July that out of 106 NDC MPs, 94 of them had endorsed Mr Mahama as their preferred candidate for the flag bearer slot. The MPs have even formed a group called MPS4JM (Members of Parliament for John Mahama), allegedly with the full support of their constituents. According to Mr Naabu, he was tricked into signing the piece of paper which, he claimed had been passed around as an attendant sheet. The NDC will be electing a flag bearer in December this year. Mr Mahama is rumoured to be readying himself to jump into the race but he has not yet written to the party officially to declare such intention.
August 20, 2018 17:37 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: classfmonline.comNDC Polls: Chair-aspirants to pay GHC10,000 - Asiedu NketiaAsiedu Nketia, General Secretary of NDCChair-aspirants of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will pay GHS10,000 as filing fee ahead of the national delegates conference on 20 October 2018, General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia has announced. Other aspirants will pay the following as filing fee:NEC members without portfolio – GHS 2,000All other deputy positions also attract same charge – GHS 2,000National Zongo Coordinator – GHS 4,000Youth and Women Organiser – GHS 4,000National Communication, Organiser and Deputy Youth Organiser – GHS 6,000General Secretary and National Vice – GHS 8,000Meanwhile, Mr Nketia has issued a stern warning to aspirants vying for national executive positions to refrain from making disparaging comments against their competitors. He said the party will not hesitate to sanction aspirants who hurl insults at their rivals. Addressing a press conference in Accra on Monday, 20 August 2018, Mr Nketia outlined modalities and guidelines for the elections, saying they will not hesitate to expel recalcitrant aspirants if the need be.
August 20, 2018 17:37 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: www.ghanaweb.comGN Bank contributing towards reducing housing deficit in Ghana - Felix OgrahGeneral Manager of Yorke Properties, Felix OgrahThe General Manager of Yorke Properties, Felix Ograh, has noted that GN Bank, an indigenous Ghanaian owned commercial bank is contributing to the reduction of the housing deficit in Ghana. According to him, financing a 16-housing unit like what GN Bank has done is not an easy task but rather a bold task. “If every entity will embark on such a wonderful and productive journey, the housing deficit we have in this country will reduce” he added. “As a real estate company, Yorke Properties is to sell these real estate assets for GN Bank. It is for GN Bank and our simple task is to sell off these units for GN Bank,” he explained.
August 20, 2018 17:03 UTC
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August 20, 2018 17:03 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: www.ghanaweb.comAkufo-Addo visits Kofi Annan’s family; here’s what he wrote in the book of condolencePresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo writing in the book of condolencePresident of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has visited the family of the late Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, to commiserate with them. Ghana and the rest of the international community last Saturday woke up to news of the death of Kofi Annan aged 80. In a statement announcing his death, the Kofi Annan Foundation said he "passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness." The president in a Facebook post, Monday announced he had visited the family on Sunday and signed the book of condolence in honour of the late Kofi Annan. He brought great renown to our nation, and it is my wish that our nation honours him fully on his passing.
August 20, 2018 16:52 UTC
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August 20, 2018 16:30 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: classfmonline.comBill Gates, Dangote mourn Kofi AnnanBill Gates (L), former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan (M) and Aliko Dangote (R)World's richest man, Bill Gates, has said the death of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan makes him sad. Also, Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, in a tweet, said: “My heartfelt condolences to the family of Kofi Annan. He is the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organisation founded by Nelson Mandela. As the Secretary-General, Annan reformed the UN bureaucracy; worked to combat HIV, especially in Africa; and launched the UN Global Compact. After leaving the UN, he founded the Kofi Annan Foundation in 2007 to work on international development.
August 20, 2018 15:33 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: Starrfmonline.comFormer Ashanti Regional Minister Anarfi Mensah deadThe late Peter Anarfi Mensah died today after he was involved in a serious accident some weeks backA former Ashanti regional Minister, Peter Anarfi Mensah, has been reported dead at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti region. The former Minister died Monday morning after he was involved in a serious accident some weeks back. Mr. Anarfi Mensah suffered serious injuries after a vehicle parked at his residence released its brakes and knocked him down, trapping him for a considerable period before he was rescued. The former Minister expressed his gratitude to the former President and his delegation and stated that he was responding positively to treatment. Mr. Anarfi Mensah was appointed as the Ashanti regional Minister under the erstwhile John Mahama administration.
August 20, 2018 15:22 UTC
Sports News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: www.ghanaweb.comLIVE UPDATES: Liverpool vs Crystal PalaceJordan Ayew has been included in the Palace team for tonight's gameLiverpool travel to Selhurst Park for the first Monday Night Football of the season to face Crystal Palace tonight. Both sides will be looking to continue perfect starts to their respective league campaigns after Liverpool hammered West Ham 4-0 at Anfield and Palace produced a fantastic away performance to beat Fulham 2-0 at Craven Cottage on the opening day. Palace have enjoyed a number of impressive results against Monday night's opponents, winning four of the last eight fixtures against the Reds, including three in a row at Anfield between 2015-2017. From a Ghanaian perspective, Jordan Ayew starts from the bench and could play his first game for Crystal Palace tonight. Stay with us for all the updates.
August 20, 2018 15:00 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: classfmonline.comKofi Annan: Condolence books to open abroad – Akufo-AddoThe late Kofi Annan died in Geneva, Switzerland, after a short illnessPresident Nana Akufo-Addo has said that books of condolence will be opened in all Ghanaian missions across the world from Wednesday, 22 August 2018 for the late former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. Mr Annan died at age 80 on Saturday 18 August 2018, in Berne, Switzerland. For instance, former US President, Barak Obama, said Mr Annan was an inspiration to the next generation of leaders. As the Secretary-General, Annan reformed the UN bureaucracy; worked to combat HIV, especially in Africa; and launched the UN Global Compact. After leaving the UN, he founded the Kofi Annan Foundation in 2007 to work on international development.
August 20, 2018 14:15 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: Mynewsgh.comDrugged, raped, accused of theft and jailed - The sad story of Esther OppongEsther OppongA businesswoman who has undergone a lot of trauma is currently serving a two-year term at the Nsawam Female Prison after being accused of theft. Esther Oppong in her mid-30s was drugged and raped by her employer who turned round to accuse her of theft leading to her incarceration according to Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng who runs the Crime Check TV Gh. A weeping Esther threatened to report the incident to her family but her employer begged her to rescind her decision. Upon her refusal, he reports illiterate Esther to the police with the charge of stealing. To the alleged ‘rapist’ who thinks he can always bulldoze his way through, the way of reckoning is near”
August 20, 2018 14:03 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: mynewsgh.comCOCOBOD boss cautions purchasing clerks against cheating poor farmersChief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen AidooThe Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo has cautioned purchasing clerks of Licenced Buying Companies (LBCs) against criminally adjusting their weighing scales as a means of enriching themselves at the expense of the poor farmers. Mr Aidoo admonished the managers to ensure that a habit of cheating the farmers which he describes an ungodly, hurtful and detrimental to the cocoa industry. “The farmers are already finding it difficult to stay in the industry due to poor production per hectare. The Cocoa industry boss further revealed that the Board is undertaking measures to draw the youth into the cocoa farming. He further urged all stakeholders to play their role in getting youthful farmers to sustain the industry.
August 20, 2018 13:52 UTC
General News of Monday, 20 August 2018Source: classfmonline.comBawumia wishes Samira happy birthdaySamira Bawumia is the wife of Vice-President Dr Mahamudu BawumiaVice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has wished his wife, Samira Bawumia a happy birthday as she celebrates her birthday today, Monday, 20 August. Dr Bawumia wised his wife more of God’s blessings. In a tweet, Dr Bawumia said: “A happy birthday to my lovely wife @SBawumia. You continue to be my rock. Wishing you God's blessings on this special day.”
August 20, 2018 13:07 UTC