Hours later, the Assin Central lawmaker emerged from the premises and was swarmed by journalists seeking to hear from him what transpired with the committee. He was summoned over alleged threats and accusations he directed towards President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia during the Special Delegates Conference on Saturday, August 26. In a widely circulated video, the Assin North MP was captured threatening the president and the vice president over alleged attacks on his agents. TWI NEWSHe was heard saying, “President Akufo-Addo, I will give you a showdown in this country, I swear to God. Vice President, I will give you a showdown for chasing my agent away.
August 30, 2023 16:03 UTC
Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, a flagbearer aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has condemned an alleged assault on his campaign coordinator, Ali Zakaria, during the party's recent Super Delegates Conference. But what is happening clearly shows that this is not what we bargained for after joining the party," Kyerematen stated. He added, "I'm not going to tolerate this kind of behavior, it doesn't make sense. He urged the NPP leadership not to overlook the occurrence and called for a thorough investigation into the matter. The coordinator for the Alan Kyerematen campaign team in the Northeast region suffered violence during the special delegates conference.
August 30, 2023 12:30 UTC
Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Juaboso has indicated that currently there hasn’t been a conversation on organ donation in parliament. Akandoh's statement underscores the importance of parliamentary deliberation on matters that have significant implications such as organ donations and harvesting in Ghana. Speaking on GhanaWeb TV’s Lowdown, Mintah Akandoh this development is surprising to him. He acknowledged the role of public discourse in shaping policies and legislation, highlighting that many significant laws begin with discussions in the public domain. “Most laws start this way.
August 29, 2023 12:05 UTC
General News of Monday, 28 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Nigerien junta has reportedly ordered utility supply to the French embassy to be cut, according to reports by a regional security expert. In addition, any partners who continue to help the French in the process of supplying the goods and services will be considered “enemies of the sovereign people,” the reports added. The order to Nigelec, the power distributor and water distributor, Société d'Exploitation des Eaux du Niger (SEEN), comes days after the junta issued a quit order for the French ambassador. Even though the order was confirmed, the French government said it would not obey the junta's order and asked its envoy to remain in Niamey. The ambassador Sylvain Itte was given 48 hours to leave the territory, which time frame elapsed on Sunday.
August 28, 2023 08:59 UTC
Some supporters of Kennedy Ohene Agyapong in the Ashanti region, have expressed joy over their preferred candidates performance in the just ended super delegates conference. Reacting to his victory, some of these supporters said they see their candidate emerge [Kennedy Agyapong] as the party's flagbearer on November 4th, 2024. They said, Kennedy Agyapong's excellent performance despite most of these super delegates openly declaring their support for the Vice President, was a clear indication that their candidate really had the grounds. Another supporter who spoke to GhanaWeb said he was very happy and grateful to the super delegates for showing much love for their preferred candidate. Another supporter disclosed that Kennedy Agyapong's place to the second position was a strong signal that team Kennedy had a great chance.
August 27, 2023 13:46 UTC
Entertainment of Sunday, 27 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comSocial media has been buzzing with mixed reactions following the appearance of Reverend Obofour, the founder and leader of Anointed Palace Chapel (APC) worldwide, at the recent Ridge Condos Ghana Exclusive All-Black Party. The event, held in the Ashanti capital of Kumasi, was organised to celebrate the unveiling of the new luxury apartments at Ridge Condos Ghana. A video circulating on social media captured the controversial pastor's entrance to the party venue, accompanied by his aides. This unexpected presence has stirred shock among some Ghanaians, prompting questions about why a pastor would attend such an upscale party. Almighty Rev Obofuor was live at the All Black Party that went down yesterday inside RidgeCondos, Kumasi pic.twitter.com/0atBFrMRQ7 — SIKAOFFICIAL????
August 27, 2023 12:42 UTC
Politics of Saturday, 26 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe New Patriotic Party has just concluded its August 26 Super Delegates Conference. After the much-anticipated conference to reduce the number of presidential candidates of the party from ten to five ahead of the party’s November presidential primaries, the party got six. Francis Addai-Nimoh and Boakye Agyarko came in 5th with 9 votes each and a representation of 0.98%. The NPP is expected to conduct a run-off between Francis Addai-Nimoh and Boakye Agyarko to select the fifth flagbearer hopeful of the party. This exercise will be observed on Saturday, September 2, 2023, by the Election College of the New Patriotic Party.
August 27, 2023 11:43 UTC
Politics of Saturday, 26 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comCorrespondence from the Northern RegionThe Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mohammed Bantima Samba was engaged in a brawl with former Northern Regional Youth Organiser aspirant, Alhaji Mumin Salifu at the ongoing Super Delegates Conference of the party in Tamale. This infuriated Chairman Samba who gave him a hot slap, sparking confusion between supporters of the two. Alhaji Mumin told journalists he saw the delegate showing it to the Regional Chairman and after he complained, the chairman slapped him. “One of the delegates voted and showed it to the regional chairman, Samba. And when I complained, the chairman slapped me, and I slapped him back” Alhaji Mumin explained.
August 26, 2023 14:47 UTC
General News of Saturday, 26 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comGhanaWeb brings you a live update of all events as they happen at the various centers across the 16 regions of the country. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is holding its Special Delegates Conference to reduce its candidates vying to lead the party in the 2024 elections. Presently, there are 10 candidates on the ballot paper. 5 will be elected out of this number for the final Delegates Congress in November. So far, voting has begun and in the Northern Region, voting has ended already.
August 26, 2023 14:47 UTC
Each of the ten flagbearer aspirants for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have, during their campaigns, used slogans aimed at convincing party delegates to vote for them and some of these are quite interesting and have raised conversations. His slogan “ATOPA” whic, stands for “Akoto Tops All”, which implies that Dr. Akoto Afriyie stands tall among all the other candidates. Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku - Hope:Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku, number eight on the ballot has the slogan, “hope”. He however believes that he is better placed among all the candidates for the contesting the NPP flagbearership race. Meanwhile, the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) Super Delegates conference is slated for Saturday, August 26, 202,3 to whittle down the number of aspirants to five for the main congress.
August 25, 2023 15:43 UTC
General News of Thursday, 24 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe late Justice of the Supreme Court, Dr. Seth Twum died on May 25, 2022 and was subsequently buried on July 2, 2022. Abena Twum and Esther Twum (Plaintiffs), are thus, contesting the validity of a will purported to have been left behind by their deceased father. According to GhanaWeb checks the late Justice originally had seven children – the first child is late, the plaintiffs are Esther (second), Abena (third). Who was Justice (Dr.) Seth Twum? Seth Twum is a former Ghanaian Supreme Court Judge.
August 24, 2023 20:15 UTC
Sports News of Thursday, 24 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comAccra Hearts of Oak’s Phobia House project is in the stages of completion and is expected to be ready for you by the close of the year. The house has all windows fixed, electric wiring all fixed with the interior and exterior decorations only things left. The club has taken to its social media platforms to give video updates about the current state of the project. Hearts of Oak have begun pre-season ahead of the 2023/24 Ghana Premier League at their Pobiman Sports Complex. The club has played friendly games against Miracle Land FC and Lazio Spot where they won 11-1 and 4-1 respectively.
August 24, 2023 19:56 UTC
Entertainment of Wednesday, 23 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comPopular Ghanaian actress, Tracey Boakye, has responded to the barrage of accusations Ayisha Modi has labelled against her. Earlier in a TikTok live, Ayisha Modi alleged that Afia Schwarzenegger currently holds Tracey Boakye’s wildest secrets that are likely to land the latter in jail when she speaks. In an indirect jab targeted at Ayisha, Tracey has alleged that the former has paid people to attack her. While asking Ayisha Modi to go back for her monies from those she has hired, Tracey said she won’t entertain any drama henceforth. You either provide evidence with the non* ense you’ve started, so Ghanaians will believe you wai?
August 23, 2023 15:36 UTC
I don’t think that the super delegates conference would have any effect”. Nana Boakye said. Nana Boakye made the declaration to the admiration of the many polling station executives at Lashibi in the Greater Accra region. As part of the process, the NPP national leadership has designated 17 polling stations for the super delegates conference. “There is no distraction whatsoever because this is just a small stretch on the road to the presidency in 2024,” Nana Boakye said.
August 23, 2023 08:51 UTC
Politics of Tuesday, 22 August 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comAhead of the Saturday, August 26, 2023, Special Delegates Congress of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the party’s Presidential Elections Committee, has announced regional voting centers. The 16 regional voting centers for the congress were announced during a press conference in Accra on Monday, August 22, 2022. There are 10 candidates who will be contesting in the Special Delegates Congress, where the number will be reduced to 5. Below are the regions and their corresponding polling centers as announced by the Committee:1. You can also watch today's GhanaWeb news headlines in Twi hereYou can also watch the latest episode of Everyday People on GhanaWeb TV below:AE/WA
August 23, 2023 08:05 UTC