The Dormaahene , Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu II, who is also the president of the Bono Regional House of Chiefs, has expressed concerns about political interference and the perception of bias in the judiciary. In an interview on Ghanaweb, he encouraged citizens to critique judgments constructively but discouraged insults. He called for transparency, emphasizing that judges should always act in the best interest of justice. He again advocated for a balanced approach that allows individuals with dual citizenship to participate in politics while maintaining the integrity of the political system. The Dormaahene also pointed out the need for accessible and affordable voter registration processes to ensure that all eligible citizens can exercise their right to vote.
October 03, 2023 15:06 UTC
Amoah cited Article 13 (7) (f) of the NPP constitution, which outlines the party's rules for presidential candidate elections. According to him, candidates who file nomination forms for the party's presidential primaries must sign an undertaking. He stressed that Alan Kyerematen, along with the other nine candidates who submitted their nominations for the party's primaries, signed this undertaking willingly. He revealed his intention to contest the December 2024 presidential and parliamentary elections as an independent candidate, represented by the butterfly symbol. Alan Kyerematen initially filed his nomination to contest the NPP presidential primaries on June 19, 2023.
October 02, 2023 19:38 UTC
General News of Monday, 2 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe death of former First Lady, Theresa Aba Kufuor, was reported on the evening of October 1, 2023. She died at the age of 88, a source close to the Kufuor family confirmed to government-affiliated Asaase Radio. A number of new details have been reported around the circumstances surrounding her passing. Surrounded by family at time of death:Accra-based Citi News also reported that the wife of former President John Agyekum Kufuor died at her home "surrounded by her family." "President Nana Akufo-Addo has already visited the residence of former President Kufuor to extend his condolences," the Citi FM report stated.
October 02, 2023 15:59 UTC
Mensah was appointed as the first Sports Minister under the leadership of President Jerry John Rawlings. Mensah's passion for improving the conditions of Ghana's national teams was also evident during his time as Sports Minister. Mensah's role as Sports Minister during this period was instrumental in ensuring that Ghana's youth football development program received the attention and support it deserved. Mensah's achievements extended to Hearts of Oak, one of Ghana's most prominent football clubs, were also significant, further solidifying his status as a sports icon. Mensah played for the club's youth side Auroras during his active days after he was poached from the Eagles club.
October 02, 2023 15:46 UTC
Stephen Ntim, the national chair of the ruling party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has underscored the significance of the APC and NPP, two prominent political parties, coming together to exchange ideas on promoting good governance. According to him, collaborative efforts could ensure that both parties remain in power for many more years, emphasizing that the NPP has a lot to learn from Mr. Ganduje and the APC. Stephen Ntim expressed his joy and pride in sharing this momentous day when he visited Abdullahi Ganduje, the national chair of Nigeria's All Progressives Congress (APC), on his recent appointment and also celebrated Nigeria's 63rd independence anniversary. "As a party, we have a lot to learn from Ganduje as an individual and from the APC as a political party," stated Mr. Ntim, acknowledging the wealth of experience and insights that the APC brings to the table. Ntim's visit was aimed at initiating a journey of cooperation between the APC and NPP focused on enthroning good governance for the benefit of their citizens.
October 02, 2023 12:41 UTC
The constituents of Assin Central have called for a partnership between Kennedy Agyapong and Alan Kyeremateng to secure power in the upcoming 2024 general election. Their call came after the resignation of Alan Kyeremateng from the NPP yesterday, September 25, 2023, citing intimidation and an unfair playing field as his reasons. The Assin Central constituents believe although both NDC and NPP have a veneer of being different, they are two sides of the same coin as they have been similar in terms of governance. That is the reason they are calling on Alan and Kennedy to collaborate to rescue the country from collapse to build a better hope for Ghanaians. Source: ghanaweb.comDisclaimer : Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Peacefmonline.com.
October 02, 2023 12:35 UTC
General News of Sunday, 1 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comFormer First Lady, Theresa Kufuor is dead. The retired nurse and midwife was wife of the second President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, President John Agyekum Kufuor. She died at the age of 87, a source close to the Kufuor family has confirmed to Asaase News. The former president once revealed that he married Theresa a year after they got to know each other. He added that he had just completed his law course the same year Theresa finished her nursing programme in Scotland.
October 02, 2023 00:53 UTC
Mr. Alex Djornubuah Tetteh said the former member of the NPP contributed to the success of the party when he was a member, just as the NPP also contributed to his political success. He said Alan was Ghana’s longest-serving trade and industry minister, served under former President John Agyekum Kufour, and also served under President Akufo-Addo before he finally resigned to contest the presidential race. “Alan was a valuable member of the NPP who was cherished and contributed immensely to the party. “What party grassroots does Alan have? We have a base that supports us in all the constituencies, but Alan does not have that.
October 01, 2023 02:35 UTC
Entertainment of Saturday, 30 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comWeekly entertainment review programme United Showbiz is live on Accra-based UTV. Regular host MzGee is in the saddle with her guests to discuss the topical industry news from the week. The hosts include:A PlusEvangelist Diana AsamoahMC Yaa YeboahBullgodVida Adutwumwaa andSocrates SafoWatch a livestream of their discussions below:
September 30, 2023 22:18 UTC
“It’s a lie, it is a palpable lie. “So, assuming that what happened, he wasn’t aware, let’s give him the benefit of the doubt, he is such a good actor and a liar. “Assuming that he did not know about it, what prevented him from putting it in his statement,” she quizzed. TWI NEWSBridget was contributing to post-protest analysis on Joy News (September 24) when she made these views known. While Day 2 saw the blocking of one part of the 37-Accra Road, the final day saw the blocking of both sides which meant vehicular traffic was greatly constrained for the better part of the day.
September 30, 2023 19:31 UTC
General News of Saturday, 30 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comOn September 25, 2023, social media went crazy with mixed emotions when a post titled "Emergency Assistance Needed" was shared on many community groups, including Trotro Diaries. However, hours after the post had gone viral, gory pictures of the deceased at the accident scene indicating she died on the spot also went viral. Her friends took to social media to express their shock and disappointment that young people are being killed in road accidents. "That Yawkwei road has many potholes, if you ain’t familiar with the road, you will lose control of the wheel. Meanwhile, the family has set October 7, 2023, for her funeral which will take place at Asante-Asokore Road.
September 30, 2023 18:33 UTC
The protest, which held today, September 29, 2023, saw a number of Ghanaians who reside in the UK holding placards with inscriptions detailing the specific challenges they want the government to attend to. While the protest was ongoing, two persons holding executive positions in the NPP UK branch were spotted holding placards displaying information that tended to praise the government for its achievement. Felix Hilton Kwamena HamiltonHe is the East London assistant branch secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He is adept in Private investigations, Customer Service, Criminal Profiling, Project Planning, and project management. Alex Mensah AppiahAlex Mensah Appiah is the United Kingdom Branch 1st Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
September 30, 2023 03:15 UTC
On Sunday, February 7, 1982, during a church service at the Lord is my Shepherd Church, a shocking incident unfolded. In a confrontation with church members, Maj Darko discharged his weapon, seriously injuring a policewoman who was attending the church service. Simultaneously, a radio announcement was made, urging Odiyifo and all church members to surrender either to the police or military authorities. The soldiers descended on the Lord is my Shepherd Church, setting it ablaze and firing their weapons indiscriminately. Furthermore, the soldiers looted, seized, destroyed, and burned properties belonging to the church, its members, landlords, landladies of church members, co-tenants, and neighbours.
September 21, 2023 23:16 UTC
General News of Thursday, 21 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe convoy of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has been sighted to be struggling to get past a ditch following what seemed to be heavy rain fall in the Ashanti Region. The footage which was posted on the X social media platform of Accra-based TV3 on Thursday showed some residents of Asempaneye in the Ashanti Region trying to offer assistance to the lead convoy which seemed to have been stuck for several hours. The video also showed a police officer trying to balance the Toyota V8 vehicle to the right side in order to allow it move but all efforts proved futile. More residents and onlookers gathered at the scene, all trying to get the driver of the vehicle on the right side of the road. Watch the video below:MA/DAG
September 21, 2023 15:50 UTC
General News of Thursday, 21 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comTelevision host, Bridget Otoo has claimed a journalist covering events around the #OccupyJulorBiHouse demonstration has been assaulted by officers of the Ghana Police Service. She said the journalist was physically attacked by six of the police officers at the Accra Regional Police head office. She was attacked inside just her. They have beaten her inside; 6 police officers attacked her because she was filming the brutalities inside and her crime was that she filmed the brutality,” she said. According to her, the confiscation of the phone by the police is to allow them delete the brutality that was filmed by the reporter.
September 21, 2023 14:12 UTC