General News of Wednesday, 25 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has summoned one of his subchiefs, Kwaprahene Baffour Adugyemfu Kumani, to appear before him in two weeks or consider himself sacked. Some media outlets have stated that the final date to appear will fall on Friday November 3, 2023 and that the accused chief must appear through the Akwamu division. In a video shared by Opemsuo radio, a channel affiliated to Manhyia, a visibly angry Otumfuo states: “Kwaprahene knows why I’m looking for him. On the deadline, the monarch stressed: "In two weeks, if he doesn’t show up, he should abdicate the throne and all the elders under him are also summarily sacked. We all saw the anger of Otumfuo that day.
October 25, 2023 11:19 UTC
Flagbearer aspirant of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Ing. Francis Addai-Nimoh is urging party delegates to share the votes among the four candidates during the upcoming November 4 Presidential primary to push the election to a runoff. “I’ve told delegates in my rounds that they should share the votes during the November 4 election such that there will be a runoff. If you want the unity of the party you can do so through election. Over 210,000 delegates are expected to vote in the National Delegates Conference on November 4, 2024.
October 25, 2023 07:57 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 24 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comBelow are some of the major news headlinesDAILY GRAPHICBasic education needs dedicated fund...GNAT advocatesSpecial supplement on 34th CIMG awardsWe'll enforce local content laws-Energy MinisterTHE NEW CRUSADING GUIDEGovt endorses economic recovery plan ...to promote growthFourth Estate engages Chief JusticeGroup calls for dissolution of BOST boardTHE CHRONICLEECOCO probes Prof Adei's contracts for sale chargeCCTV footage to decide how a lawyer was robbed off $114kKingsley Agyemang launches to boost education in Abuakwa SouthTHE ANCHORMP promises 20,000 per delegate, if opponents pay 10,000Cholera, Typhoid cases rising
October 24, 2023 21:44 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 24 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comFormer Supreme Court Justice, Justice William Atuguba, has called on the public to refrain from casting aspersions on President Akufo-Addo's father, whom he described as an astute and honourable lawyer and statesman, Graphiconline.com reports. Justice Atuguba emphasized that Edward Akufo-Addo, a former Chief Justice and President, was an outstanding lawyer of great distinction by all measures. He noted that Akufo-Addo had consistently upheld the law and opposed tyranny throughout his career, and therefore, there was no justifiable reason for Ghanaians to direct their frustration towards him. Let us be fair in all matters and at all times." NAY/SEAYou can also watch the latest episode of Everyday People on GhanaWeb TV below:
October 24, 2023 15:09 UTC
The Ministry of Roads and Highways has reacted to an allegation by the former chairperson of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Prof Stephen Adei, that government officials demand the payment of 1 million before awarding road contracts. In a statement sighted by GhanaWeb, the ministry indicated that the allegations by Prof Adei are serious and concerning. It stated that the allegation is serious because the award of road contracts in Ghana is transparent as required by law. “The allegation was made by Prof Stephen Adei, a former Rector of GIMPA in an interview with TV3 a private television station in Ghana. “This road contract would be given to you, provided you put one million upfront, not after you have gotten the money.
October 24, 2023 14:21 UTC
Founder and leader of Prophetic Hill Chapel International, Prophet Nigel Gaisie has stated that he once turned down a juicy request to spiritually harm Ghana’s current Chief of Staff, Frema Akosua Osei-Opare. According to Nigel, the request came from a leading member of the ruling New Patriotic Party who said he had earlier been promised Frema's position by president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo but was overlooked. He noted that a brand-new Range Rover and an amount of GH¢1.6 million was added to the request as form of inducement. “He brought a white Range Rover in addition to an amount of GH¢1.6 million which is 1.6 billion in old Ghanaian currency equivalent. In 2017 upon assuming office, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo appointed her as his Chief of Staff making her Ghana’s first female occupant of the position.
October 24, 2023 08:53 UTC
General News of Monday, 23 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe pastures are not all green for some Ghanaians who travel abroad for a better life for themselves and their family. One Ghanaian man, who travelled to the United States of America about 30 years ago in his search for a better life has now resorted to begging on the streets to survive. In a viral video sighted by GhanaWeb, the Ghanaian can be seen begging a Ghanaian woman, who was in her vehicle, for help. The woman handed over some dollar notes to him and promised to come back with more help. Watch the video below (Credit: EDHUB):A Ghanaian man from Nkoranza-Akuma who travelled to the United States about 30 years ago to seek greener pastures and a better life has been entangled in the world of drugs and is now a homeless man on the streets of America.
October 23, 2023 16:21 UTC
General News of Monday, 23 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comAndrew Clocanas, the embattled Executive Chairman of Constructora OAS Ghana Ltd., the company responsible for executing the controversial Saglemi Affordable Housing project, is reported to have passed away, as per ABC News. According to a source, Andrew Clocanas was discovered lifeless at his Airport Residential Apartment, potentially due to a heart attack, as he was found in his washroom beneath a shower. The source also mentioned that his body has been taken to the Lashibi funeral home, and police officers have visited the residence to interview individuals. It is worth noting that Mr. Clocanas was still on trial in connection with the Saglemi Affordable Housing Project. The group is facing a total of 70 charges, as they are alleged to have wilfully caused financial loss to the state regarding the approved $200 million for the Saglemi project.
October 23, 2023 16:10 UTC
New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer hopeful Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has emphatically stated that the NPP's electoral victories are closely tied to his presence and efforts. "...without me, the NPP can't win elections. Kennedy Agyapong expressed his concerns about the party potentially sidelining him, emphasizing the interconnectedness of their success. "How can NPP dump me? I will not sacrifice for NPP, for my children, my family, and generations to be humiliated," he declared.
October 23, 2023 11:26 UTC
Politics of Sunday, 22 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comFormer Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Prof. Stephen Adei, has lambasted President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government over what he says is pervasive corruption under his administration. Prof. Adei in an interview with TV3 expressed his concern about corruption and arrogance within the Akufo-Addo government, remarking, the 'corruption' and 'arrogance' of the Akufo-Addo government is to the extent that "they think that Ghana is for them and that without them, Ghana will not be there." He emphasized that some government officials believe they should "tell us who should be our next president." Prof. Adei emphasized the need for action to prevent the looting of the country during Akufo-Addo's term in office. "One of the greatest disappointments of Nana Akufo-Addo’s regime is that, honestly, he raised the hope of Ghanaians."
October 22, 2023 07:33 UTC
Entertainment of Saturday, 21 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comMzGee is new host of United ShowbizWeekly entertainment analysis programme United Showbiz is live with host, MzGee ‘presiding.’Her guests this week include usual suspects Kwame A Plus, Bullgod, Arnold Asamoah-Baidoo and Ola Michael. Completing the set is Fred Whitney and MC Yaa Yeboa. Watch a livestream of the show below:
October 21, 2023 21:13 UTC
General News of Saturday, 21 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe second wife of controversial Ghanaian politician Bernard Antwi Bosiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, was in the spotlight during the funeral of the late CEO of Miklin Hotel. Michelin Lawson, the second wife of Chairman Wontumi, has four children with him. The video, shared by photographer Yhawfocus on Tiktok, was captioned, "Meet the Wife of Chairman Wontumi Michelin Lawson." The final funeral rites of the late CEO of Miklin Hotel, Michael Nsiah, took place on Saturday, October 7, 2023, in Kumasi. Present at the funeral were high-profile personalities, including President Nana Akufo-Addo, among others.
October 21, 2023 09:26 UTC
General News of Friday, 20 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comLawyer Anthony Akoto Ampaw Esq., has been confirmed dead. According to reports, the veteran Ghanaian lawyer and human rights activist died today, October 20, 2023, at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC). Reports indicate lawyer Ampaw has not been well since the beginning of 2023. Akoto Ampaw was the head of the legal team that defended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s win in the 2020 presidential elections at the Supreme Court. The lawyer was tipped to be named the Special Prosecutor following the president’s assent to the Office of Special Prosecutor Bill.
October 20, 2023 10:01 UTC
General News of Thursday, 19 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comKinsley Ofosu, the lone survivor of the harrowing "Deadly Voyage" stowaway incident in 1992, has been apprehended in connection with an alleged 120,000 euros scam, according to onuaonline.com. Inspector Robert Yawson, the prosecutor, informed the court that Ofosu had been a fugitive since 1998. Charles Ohemeng, the complainant, revealed that he met Ofosu in Germany in 1997, following the survivor's international notoriety after the "Deadly Voyage" incident. The crew discovered the stowaways, leading to a gruesome and tragic series of killings, with Ofosu being the only survivor. This heart-wrenching story was later dramatised in the 1996 film "Deadly Voyage," featuring prominent actors, including Ghana's David Dontoh, and distributed to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Home Box Office (HBO).
October 19, 2023 17:53 UTC
Health News of Wednesday, 18 October 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comCorrespondence from Bono RegionThe Tain District Hospital in Nsawkaw in the Bono Region risks being shut down following the disconnection of electricity supply to the hospital by the Volta River Authority (VRA). The hospital owes the Volta River Authority (VRA) over GHC2 million spanning a period of four months, that is from May to September 2023. The disconnection of electricity to the $36.6 million 60-bed hospital over the debt on Friday, October 13, 2023, has since compelled management to resort to the use of a power plant. Dr Taah-Amoako adds that management will be compelled to close down the hospital in the coming days if the situation persists. Meanwhile, independent checks by GhanaWeb indicate that the hospital is indebted to the VRA to the tune of GHC6.4 million since 2021.
October 19, 2023 05:54 UTC