According to the family, they are not satisfied with the outcome of the autopsy report from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital so they will be seeking a second opinion. A family source who spoke to GhanaWeb on condition of strict anonymity disclosed that they have resolved to pursue that option because they are not satisfied with the outcome. The source revealed that the decision by the family has been conveyed to the police and they are on standby for the second autopsy. The Bono Regional Crime Officer of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Kennedy Adusei, has confirmed the second autopsy request by the family but says it is within their rights to do so. “The family has indicated that they want a second autopsy, something within their rights so we are waiting for them to bring their own pathologist then we can go ahead."
June 16, 2021 16:30 UTC
Henry Quartey is facing some challenge in moving the traders after the sellers went back on their earlier promise to comply with the minister’s directive. Speaking in an interview with Net2 TV, Henry Quartey accused the sellers of showing ‘bad fate’ as government is almost through with getting their new place ready for them. Henry Quartey says he has picked information that the onion sellers have engaged the service of a ‘mallam’ to ensure that he will not be alive by July 1. “We have engaged them and went to Adjen Kotoku with them to meet the chiefs. We gave them a place but the rejected but the Adjen Kotoku chiefs gave us 28 acres of land.
June 16, 2021 15:28 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 16 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comSecurity analyst, Prof. Emmanuel Kwesi Aning has attributed the rising robbery cases in Ghana to the abuse of illicit drugs. He furthered that watching violent movies is also a contributing factor to this growing menace. Prof. Aning stated that what was exhibited at Jamestown on Monday, June 14 is a reflection of what these criminals watch in crime related movies. The essence of the indiscriminate behaviour and shootings that we see relates to that power and ability to show fear in the society,” Prof Aning explained. A hawker and police escort, Constable Emmanuel Osei were shot dead by robbers at Jamestown in Accra.
June 16, 2021 15:22 UTC
Executive Director of Africa Education Watch, Kofi Asare while making a presentation on the report said these invigilators connived with the policemen at various centres to carry out the unlawful act. He stated that these invigilators dictate answers to students from a mobile phone, citing a maths teacher at the Kade SHTS named Evans Yeboah as an example. Mr Asare furthered that 9 WAEC officials were also arrested at Christ Ambassador school at Dansoman during the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. "In another incident, the media also reported nine (9) WAEC supervisors and a dispatcher who were arrested for their roles in leaking question papers. He, therefore, called on the Ministry of Education to beyond the usual interdiction of offenders and prosecute them.
June 16, 2021 14:26 UTC
Not sharing the exact secrets that led to their transformation, the public was left to assume and carve all sorts of stories associated to their weight loss. Let’s take a closer look at some female celebrities whose sudden weight loss caused a stir on social media:Belinda DzataThe Ghanaian actress cum entrepreneur lost a massive amount of weight shortly after going into hibernation. The actress vehemently insisted that she resorted to a particular slimming tea which caused the massive weight loss and not liposuction as people believe. Not exactly clear what led to her weight loss, the Stonebwoy fanatic was captured looking all lean in a picture posted by herself on social media. Although she posted some workout videos of herself on social media, fans believe her massive weight loss within a short period of time cannot be associated with just random exercise.
June 16, 2021 13:52 UTC
Speaking on Peace FM’s Kokrokoo program, Baako said that it ‘makes no sense’ for security issues to be politicized. He warned that the citizenry could suffer if discussions on the state security are viewed from the political perspective. Even in Parliament there are processes to trigger the minister of defense, interior or national security to brief the house on the police wireless message(about possible terrorist attacks). This (leaked) national security document shows we are aware of how security is changing.”He said that rather, the conversation should centre around resourcing the police and other security agencies to effectively execute their jobs. “It’s about time we depoliticize some of these issues especially when it is security and intelligence gathering operations.
June 16, 2021 13:07 UTC
According to the actress, her husband in particular is a product of her soul saving power and nurturing. Those in search of prophecies however are not left out as the Ghanaian actress has disclosed how God uses her to reveal dreams, destinies and so onIn an Instagram post on June 16, 2021, Victoria Lebene posted a picture of her husband Eugene Osafo-Nkansah (Nkonkonsah) and captioned it;“Are you longing for a soul search? God uses me and reveals through me, Contact me for a turn over! Mark it.”It can be recalled that Nkonkonsa, Victoria Lebene’s husband has been in the news lately for issues of infidelity. Read Victoria Lebene’s post below:
June 16, 2021 13:07 UTC
Mr Dery told TV3’s Dzifa Bampoh in an exclusive interview that the Police had informed him about the unwillingness of the man to release the CCTV video to help arrest the robbers. “The Police are asking that they be given the recording of the CCTV but there was resistance from the owner. It has emerged that the central bank in December 2020 issued a number of directives to financial intuitions to phase out and replace all soft-skinned CIT vehicles. “Phase out and replace all soft-skinned cash in transit (CIT) vehicles presently in use with fit for purpose armoured plated vehicles with European standard B6 Ballistic protection for passenger compartment and European Standard B4 for Cargo compartment. And I don’t think that the Bank of Ghana fixing 2023 is acceptable, it is not.
June 16, 2021 12:22 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 16 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comA 2018 report on the attendance of Members of Parliament showed that the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) Kennedy Agyapong was seen more on radio and on TV than he was in the chamber of the House. It added that Kennedy Agyapong would rather be on Tv at Adom TV or speaking on Oman FM unless when he was out of the country. For all three sessions of parliament throughout the year 2017, Kennedy Agyapong absented himself without permission 20 times for the first session, 27 times for the second and 14 for the third session. New Patriotic Party (NPP) MPs were the worse culprits, with 45 MPs, while only 9 NDC MPs absented themselves without permission. Most of the MPs who absented themselves for more than 15 times, out of the 50 sittings were Ministers and Deputy Ministers.
June 16, 2021 11:48 UTC
Statistics from the National Road Safety Authority and Metro Transport and Traffic Department of the Ghana Police Service leaves a lot to be desired. To make matters worse, certain deaths which could have been prevented have added to the total toll because first responders at accident scenes mishandled victims. According to health experts, actions by eyewitnesses in their bid to help accident victims sometimes lead to the death of the very people they sought to give aid. Here are five tips to know when you chance on an accident as a first responder. About GhanaWeb Road Safety Campaign:The GhanaWeb Road Safety Campaign forms a part of the numerous projects GhanaWeb has rolled out as part of its 22nd-anniversary celebrations.
June 16, 2021 11:37 UTC
It is estimated that five million trees were planted in various parts of the country on June 11, 2021 as part of Green Ghana Project. Addressing pressmen in Accra, Salifu Amoako commended government for the initiative and disclosed that his church participated in the exercise. “It is not wrong for us to plant trees now. Ghana must become a green nation but most of the trees God blessed us with have been uprooted. “We are building houses anyhow but planting no trees so if the government has found it necessary to plant trees, they are the ones who chopped down the trees so we’ve heard them.
June 16, 2021 11:37 UTC
Dr. Clement Apaak, MP for Builsa South, said that should as a matter of urgency, on the back of the cases of kidnappings at the time, the president should address the nation. “The Commander-in-Chief, Mr. President needs to address this nation on our security challenges. Give us the assurance here, tell us what you are doing, the pragmatic steps you are taking to address these challenges,” Dr. Apaak charged. “The Commander-in-Chief, Mr. President needs to address this nation on our security challenges. Give us the assurance here, tell us what you are doing, the pragmatic steps you are taking to address these challenges,” Dr. Apaak charged.
June 16, 2021 11:15 UTC
Filth, flood, congested markets are but a few of the challenges Henry Quartey has to overcome to realize his lofty dream of making Accra work again. Relocation of onion sellersThe issues are the planned relocation of onion sellers at Agbogbloshie and the relocation of Accra's biggest spare parts hub at Abossey Okai. The MPs want to hide behind the onion sellers because of their political ambition, but if they (Onion sellers) don't move, we will move them," he assured. Abossey-Okai Spare parts dealersThen there is the case of Abossey-Okai. As per a news report, the decision to find a new place for the spare parts dealers was actually based on a recommendation by the executives of the Abossey Okai Spare Parts Dealers Association.
June 16, 2021 11:03 UTC
This was announced by William Owuraku Aidoo, the Deputy Minister of Energy in-charge of Power, at the time. He said the aim was to help conserve the country’s energy and support poor households to reduce their light and energy utility bills. According to the distribution plan, each metropolitan assembly would receive 50,000 bulbs, while the municipal and district assemblies would receive 40,000 and 30,000 bulbs respectively. Read the full report below, as first published on Ghanaweb.com on June 16, 2020:The government has begun the process to distribute 12 million Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs to low income and poor households throughout the country. He said each metropolitan assembly would receive 50,000 bulbs, while the municipal and district assemblies would receive 40,000 and 30,000 bulbs respectively.
June 16, 2021 10:52 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 16 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comHusband of Joyce Amankwa, a 40-year-old mother killed at James Town on June 14 during an armed robbery attack on a bullion van has spoken about how he heard the news of her death. In an interview with Accra-based Joy FM, the widower said he had to rush to the scene after he received an anonymous call informing him that his wife had been killed. The broad daylight attack which also claimed the life of a police escort aboard the van has dominated the news since it happened. “I was called on the phone by a young lady to be told that my wife is lying in a pool of blood. Police have commenced investigations into the incident and asked that banks abide by a June deadline to procure armoured bullion vans for cash transits.
June 16, 2021 09:33 UTC