General News of Saturday, 18 March 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comA young man captured in a video gone viral on social media is seen in a motionless state with his head bowed down. The incident, according to reports happened at Drobo, a town located in the Jaman South municipality in the Bono region. According to the narrator of the video, Jaman Kwabena Kiss, the young man was cursed by his friends for stealing their mobile phones. "He went to steal his friends' phones at Drobo and his friends, out of sorrowfulness went to curse the thief...this young man standing there is the culprit. As I am talking to you now, Kosia kum tamfo in Jaman South has caught this man," Jaman Kwabena Kiss said.
March 18, 2023 11:32 UTC
The Member of Parliament for Tamale North, Alhassan Sayibu Suhuyini, has thrown a challenge to the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, to redeem his pledge to the Muslim community in Ghana. I think His Excellency, the Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, must stand out to be counted. He also said that at the time the current government took over from them, the fare for Muslim pilgrims was at $3,450, making the new charges unacceptable. In fact, this government inherited the Hajj fare at $3,450 in 2016. I think it is time for the vice president to actually honour his pledge to Muslim community,” he said.
March 17, 2023 21:12 UTC
Chukwuemeka Nnaji, the coordinator for the dynamic ambassador for the Labour Party in Ghana, has called on the Supreme Court of Nigeria to save the country from imminent collapse over the results of the just-ended presidential elections. "The court of Nigeria should come to the aid of Nigeria because Nigeria is on the verge of collapse... And all the states Obi won were turned against him," he said. About Nigeria elections:On Wednesday, March 1, the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, declared Bola Tinubu as the winner of the election and president-elect. Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has headed to the Supreme Court to prove that his party won the 2023 presidential election.
March 08, 2023 12:06 UTC
General News of Saturday, 4 March 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThis attempt counts as his fourth at the presidency of Ghana, and yet again, John Dramani Mahama is as confident about his chances. It's also been said that this is a delayed Second Coming of a John Mahama presidency, and should this attempt to unseat Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo be successful, he would be well on his way to achieving, perhaps, his biggest dream in life. In the first place, the provision in the constitution that defines the qualifications, roles, and jobs of the president of Ghana is Article 66. It is also worth noting that John Dramani Mahama, beyond being a one-time president, was also a vice president who rose to the presidency upon the death of his president, John Evans Atta Mills. (2) A person shall not be elected to hold office as President of Ghana for more than two terms.
March 04, 2023 23:04 UTC
Popular Ghanaian YouTube blogger, Berthold Kobby Winkler Ackon, popularly known as Wode Maya, has lost his YouTube account after hackers invaded it. With a whopping 1.2 million subscribers, Wode Maya has been projected as the Ghanaian content creator with the highest number of subscribers. However, Wode Maya, whose source of livelihood has crumbled before his eyes, is yet to comment on the issue. What Wode Maya said about YouTube earningsEarlier, in an interview with GhanaWeb TV’s Talkertainment, Wode Maya disclosed that one can make over 100,000 dollars monthly just by creating content on YouTube. Wode Maya at that time listed some real estate projects he has been able to venture into with the help of YouTube proceeds.
February 25, 2023 16:32 UTC
General News of Friday, 24 February 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company Limited (GCMCL), Frances Awurabena Asiam, has stated the reason behind her resignation. “… the minister does not want that state agency to acquire the company, he wants another state agency to. In her resignation letter which was sighted by GhanaWeb, Awurabena Asiam expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to serve in her position since 2017. “Frances Awurabena Asiam, in all humility and respect, wish to inform you of my resignation as the Chief Executive of Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company Limited (GCMCL). I wish the Government well in all its future endeavours,” parts of the resignation letter read.
February 25, 2023 03:55 UTC
Ghana was one of 141 nations that voted 'IN FAVOUR' of the resolution with 7 countries voting 'AGAINST' and 32 'ABSTENTION.' It was the second pro-Ukraine resolution Ghana has backed. The earlier one was in March, weeks after the war started, with Ghana voting to condemn Russian aggression on Ukraine. Akufo-Addo explains vote against Russia in October 2022President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo recently explained why Ghana voted against Russia in a United Nations General Assembly resolution in October 2022. That was the basis on which Ghana joined over 130 other nations to vote against Russia, “and it is a position we will continue to hold.
February 25, 2023 00:29 UTC
This was announced by Speaker Alban Bagbin after he asked the Table Office to make changes to his name and asked that he is properly addressed as Honourable Professor Hamza Adam. “My attention has been drawn to the fact that the honourable member for Kumbungu Dr Hamza Adam is now an associate professor and so he should be properly now be addressed as Honourable Professor Hamza Adam. Professor Hamza Adam has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Livelihood in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Innovation Communication, Faculty of Agriculture, food and Consumer Sciences, University of Development Studies. Professor Hamza Adam joined parliament in 2020 after defeating Ras Mubarak in the 2020. Prior to becoming an MP hon Prof Hamza Adam was a lecturer and head at the department of Agricultural Extension and Innovation Communications, University for Development Studies.
February 25, 2023 00:01 UTC
Members of the Resurrection Power New Generation Church have shared their devastation following the death of the founder and leader of their church, Reverend Anthony Kwadwo Boakye. When GhanaWeb visited the Kasoa-based church, a day after the news of his death, some of the church members said they have been deprived of sleep after hearing the news. Everyone who had goodwill for our father and the church upon hearing the news has not had it easy. News emerged on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, that the popular man of God had passed away after a short illness. Abban Esq., the church outlined details of when the deceased man of God took ill in October 2021 till his passing on Tuesday.
February 24, 2023 19:48 UTC
The National Women's Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr. Hanna Bisiw, has berated Gloria Huze for picking up Dr. Kwabena Duffuor's presidential nomination form in the name of the party’s Ashanti Region Women’s wing. In a statement copied to GhanaWeb, on Thursday, February 23, 2023, Bisiw Louisa said that the action taken by the Ashanti Regional Women's Organiser, Gloria Huze, was totally intolerable. “My attention has been drawn to a deplorable and unacceptable action by the Ashanti Regional Women's Organiser, Gloria Huze, in the upcoming Flag bearer race. Read the full statement below:NATIONAL WOMEN'S WING ISSUE A STATEMENT ON ASHANTI REGIONAL WOMEN'S ORGANISER PICKING FORMS FOR DUFFOURDISCLAIMERMy attention has been drawn to a deplorable and unacceptable action by the Ashanti Regional Women's Organiser, Gloria Huze, in the upcoming Flag bearer race. The women's wing will sanction any such persons who seek to use the mandate of the wing to run individual businesses.
February 24, 2023 14:54 UTC
Annoh-Dompreh, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Nsawam Adoagyiri said that Alan is equally responsible for Ghana’s economic meltdown because he is the head of the Economic Management Committee of the Cabinet of Ghana. He said every Ghanaian knows that the Economic Management Team, which is set up by the president, is responsible for providing advice on the running of the economy. He added that the Economic Committee of Cabinet only presents programmes of the various ministry under it during Cabinet meetings. “But when it comes to the management of the economy, it is the Economic Management Team that has been responsible for it since and nobody should run away from it,” he said Twi. He questioned why the chairperson of the Economic Committee does not address Ghanaians on the economy if s/he is indeed superior to the head of the Economic Management Team, who is required to do so.
February 24, 2023 06:27 UTC
The Speaker of Parliament of Ghana, Alban Bagbin, has posited that the reason Ghana has not developed is because of the quality of the human resources leading the country’s development process. According to him, nothing, including all the constitutional reforms in the world, will bring transformation to Ghana if the human resources in the country remain in their current state. Bagbin, who made his remarks at the launch of the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Parliament on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, added that if the current crop of Ghanaians are taken to Singapore, the Asian country will become undeveloped. “We must focus on strengthening our democratic institutions, and we must focus on getting the right human resources to lead the country. “I believe in this state, if they send us to Singapore, Singapore will become undeveloped,” the Speaker of Parliament said.
February 24, 2023 04:14 UTC
Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has officially announced his decision to contest in the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to the MP, his decision to start the process towards a re-election to parliament is a result of immense calls made on him by his constituents. The NDC ahead of the 2024 presidential and parliamentary elections has slated its primaries for May 13, 2023, to elect its candidates. Mr Okudzeto Ablakwa is a third-term MP representing the people of North Tongu on the ticket of the NDC having been elected for the first time in 2012. He is regarded as one of the most active MPs in the current 8th Parliament of Ghana’s Fourth Republic.
February 23, 2023 23:59 UTC
General News of Sunday, 19 February 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comNii Amaa Ollennu became the only person in Ghana’s history to have been president for not more than a month. According to a clipping from the newspaper, the man, John Kwame Kwesi, of Takoradi, fell on the wrong side of the law for bearing three different names. The names of the man, as the paper reported, were John Kwame Kwesi, Joseph Kwesi Fynn, and Billy Wilde. “He is John Kwame Kwesi of Takoradi, also known as Joseph Kwesi Fynn, and at times called Billy Wilde. “Kwame Kwesi was found guilty on another charge of attempted house-breaking.
February 20, 2023 00:23 UTC
Other notable faces at the VIP section of KIA included Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Minister for Sanitation and deputy Sports and Foreign Affairs Ministers. The Ghana Football Association (GFA) also had a high-powered delegation at Terminal 2 of the KIA, where the Turkish Airlines flight that brought him in reached the tarmac. The first sight of Atsu's coffin showed six soldiers carrying the remains draped in the national colours of red, gold, green with the Black Star. They marched from the plan and placed the coffin on a holder, following which prayers were said by two priests and an Imam. Speeches were subsequently delivered by the head of the Tswasam family, the GFA's Secretary General, Prosper Harrison-Addo and the Vice President.
February 19, 2023 23:43 UTC