General News of Wednesday, 8 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has clarified issues regarding the cancellation of Dr. Kwabena Duffuor’s Ahotor project event at the party’s headquarters. Former Finance Minister Dr. Kwabena Duffour officially launched the Ahotor Project for grassroots members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Ashaiman. The event scheduled to take place at the party’s Headquarters at Adabraka on 7th June 2022 in Accra was however cancelled. Below is the full press release from the NDC:For immediate release9th June, 2022RE: OFOSU AMPOFO GOES DIRTY. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has resorted to some dirty manoeuvres to undermine the smooth take-off of the Ahotor project being sponsored by Dr. Kwabena Duffour, a former minister of finance during the Mills/Mahama administration of the NDC.
June 09, 2022 00:25 UTC
But Obiri Boahen believes critics hitting at Togbe Afede following his actions are being irrational and childish. Togbe Afede was a Council of State Member and they gave him Ex-gratia. “The arguments about Togbe Afede, people are putting on political lenses….If you don’t understand spiting govt, go and do more research. Togbe Afede says he won’t do. If we want to do politics, let us do clean, responsible, and politics with civility.
June 08, 2022 12:33 UTC
Deputy General Secretary for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Obiri Boahen, has hopped on to the conversation around the return of Ex-gratia by Togbe Afede XIV. But Obiri Boahen believes critics hitting at Togbe Afede following his actions are being irrational and childish. Togbe Afede was a Council of State Member and they gave him Ex-gratia. “The arguments about Togbe Afede, people are putting on political lenses….If you don’t understand spiting govt, go and do more research. If we want to do politics, let us do clean, responsible, and politics with civility.
June 08, 2022 10:32 UTC
Togbe Afede XIV is his name. Many have jumped on to some of these platforms to commend Togbe Afede XIV for his act of bravado. “Togbe Afede XIV! Togbe Afede must be celebrated generations after generations and must be taught in schools for students to admire and emulate his lifestyle. Togbe Afede XIV is the Agbogbomefia or Paramount Chief of the Asogli State in the Volta Region of Ghana.
June 08, 2022 00:36 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 7 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comTogbe Afede returning GH₵ 365,000 ex-gratia was hypocritical - Adom-Otchere‘We have to build our nation on principles’ - Adom-OtchereGhanaians praise Togbe Afede for returning GH₵ 365,000 Ex-gratiaBroadcaster Paul Adom-Otchere has said Togbe Afede XIV, who has been praised by many Ghanaians for returning the GH₵ 365,000 Ex-gratia given to him by the government, should have given back more. Adom-Otchere said that the decision by Togbe Afede to return the GH₵ 365,000 ex-gratia was hypocritical, asaaseradio.com reports. According to asaaseradio.com, the broadcaster made these remarks while reacting to the executive director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah’s, commendation of Togbe Afede. Togbe Afede XIV drew praises from Ghanaians after he rejected a huge sum of money as Ex-gratia for his service in the Council of State. But, Togbe Afede XIV thought the extra payment was inappropriate for a short, effectively part-time work for which he received a monthly salary and was entitled to other privileges.
June 07, 2022 22:44 UTC
Tyrone Iras Marghuy, one of the boys whose brilliance won the admiration of many when their case flooded the internet in 2021, has been described by his father as a disrespectful child. In a video shared by @metrotvgh on Twitter, it showed the father, Tereo Marghuy, displaying a bloodied hand, speaking about how he got the blisters. The sister came to tell me they were taking the laptop to the repairer and I said yes, alright then. He also explained that this is not a behaviour that is new to his son, adding that he was not quite even in support of his son when the whole Achimota School admissions were going on. “Even before the Achimota case, he was so arrogant, so I wasn’t even ready to follow him anywhere.
June 07, 2022 18:23 UTC
“I was at a press conference and people started calling me, saying, we were going to do an armed demonstration. At no point did we say we wanted to do an armed demonstration. “What we are saying is that we want a private security protection and if any weapon is held by them it is going to be licensed by the Arms and Ammunition Decree,” 3news.com quoted him as having said. They also requested that the Service allows them use private security. He said the leaders of the planned June 4 armed demonstration must be condemned for contemplating this “disastrous path — they must stop it or be stopped!
June 07, 2022 05:51 UTC
The case which was being handled by the Adentan Divisional Police Command, according to myjoyonline.com, has since been transferred to the Police CID. This follows an earlier arrest of the suspect after a video shared by one herbalist, Nana Adu-Boafo Jnr. In the said video, Nana Adu-Boafo Jnr. He explains in the post that Evans Oppong had just returned from abroad and came to him for help because things were not going on well with him there. However, unknown to Evans Oppong, he had just walked into a trap.
June 06, 2022 22:29 UTC
Former President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou is the new mediator for Burkina Faso. Issoufou was appointed on Saturday at the end of the 6th extraordinary summit of ECOWAS held in Accra, capital of Ghana. At the heart of the matter is the duration of the transition period in Burkina Faso, currently set at 36 months by the Burkinabe military leadership. In the meantime, the sub-regional organisation maintains the suspension of Burkina Faso from all its bodies until constitutional order is restored. The situation will be re-assessed at the next meeting of ECOWAS set for July, 3rd.
June 06, 2022 16:48 UTC
General News of Monday, 6 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comWhat people earn should be equal to their output, Government StatisticianTenure of public officers should be renewed or revoked based on the attainment of targets, Government StatisticianOutput in civil sector averaged about GH¢1,420, less than half the earnings, Professor Samuel Kobina AnnimThe Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, has raised concerns about how workers in the public sector are generally overpaid for work. According to him, while earnings averaged about GH¢3,420 for public sector workers, output in the sector averaged about GH¢1,420, less than half their earnings. "What people earn should be equal to their output and be equal to what they spend. There is something wrong and such gaps should be closed in the country's quest for real development,” Graphic.gh.com quoted the Government Statistician. He also recommended that workers be paid based on their output.
June 06, 2022 16:34 UTC
General News of Monday, 6 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Ghana Meteorological Agency reports that the rainstorm currently affecting the northern sector will continue to produce thunderstorms with moderate to heavy rains over the sector, especially the western portions this morning. The middle sector will experience cloudy conditions with mist or fog patches occurring over the mountainous and forest areas early in the morning. It added that the coastal sector will observe cloudy conditions with chances of rain this morning and in the afternoon. The maximum expected temperature in Accra is tropical 31°C while the minimum temperature will be 25°C. Below is the full weather forecast for the day
June 06, 2022 09:37 UTC
Ningo Prampram Member of Parliament, Sam Nartey George has revealed how hard work ensured that he was retained as a National Service personnel at the office of former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama. “(In 2007) I applied for the National Service and I was posted to Office of the President. When we got there, we were 10 and were split – five to President Kufuor’s office and the other to Vice President Aliu Mahama’s office. Aliu Mahama served as Ghana’s Vice President between January 2001 to January 2009 under the John Agyekum Kufuor administration. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
June 06, 2022 07:09 UTC
General News of Sunday, 5 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) predicted that there will be heavy rainfall in the southern part of Ghana and true to their predictions there was rainstorm in Accra. As usual, the rains in Accra led to several parts of the nation’s capital town flooding, causing a lot of destruction and impeding the movement of vehicles. At the Airport area around Nyaho Hospital, the rushing flood waters made it impossible for vehicles particularly small ones to move. At Ogbojo a suburb of Madina, the main road and some stores around it were flooded. Floods have become very common in many parts of the country, in Greater Accra especially, following torrential rains that began in May.
June 05, 2022 18:47 UTC
An unidentified man who has been spotted in a video making rounds on social media has cursed the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, over his claims that things have deteriorated in the country so much. The grey-haired elderly man, captured on video and shared by a Twitter user (@efo_phil), is heard lashing out at the president, sending a message to him that God will punish him. "If you see him, tell him that a certain man who campaigned for him at Mankessim says God will punish him. “Look at the money I invested at First Allied Savings and Loans that has become a wasted investment? If I meet him today, I will slap him in the face,” the angry man said.
June 05, 2022 17:04 UTC
General News of Sunday, 5 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comYou won’t get even 1% if you stand against Mahama – Gaisie to aspiring NDC flagbearersThe stress in Ghana is too much - Nigel GaisieNigel Gaisie releases the latest prophecy on Ghana and ex-President MahamaThe Founder and Leader of the Prophetic Hill Chapel, Prophet Nigel Gaisie, has prophesied the return of Ghana's former President John Dramani Mahama. Speaking in an interview on Adom FM monitored by GhanaWeb, Gaisie said that despite the ongoing hardships in the country, Ghanaians should be hopeful because good times are coming. “When I am on major roads in Ghana praying … the stress in the atmosphere is just too much. They should rather throw their weight behind him"He added that "Mahama doesn’t need Ghana, Ghana rather needs Mahama to come and rescue us from this misery. He has won the elections already.”Watch the latest episode of The Lowdown below:
June 05, 2022 16:20 UTC