When asked what he thinks of Togbe Afede’s rejection of the ex-gratia, Prof Adei congratulated the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State stating: “he [Togbe Afede XIV] is one of his best loved people, therefore, I must be very careful I don’t sing your praises too much. “Paul Adom-Otchere, unfortunately, has become political rather than journalistic. TWI NEWSBackgroudPaul Adom-Otchere had stated two weeks ago on his show that Togbe Afede XIV attended only 16 per cent of meetings during his tenure as a member of the Council of State. "[Out] of the 48 months, the Council of State held 242 meetings of which Togbe Afede XIV attended 39 [meetings]; it constituted 16 per cent. "The Council of State is paid every month, and he [Togbe Afede] took all his salaries, of which he is entitled to it.
June 21, 2022 11:05 UTC
Residents of Assin Aboabo Camp has debunked a malicious news item targeted at the Deputy Education Minister, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, who doubles as Member of Parliament for Assin South constituency, is also said to have failed to construct better roads for them. But a rebuttal by the Aboabo Camp residents highlights that the MP cum Deputy Minister's interaction with the constituents is superb. "...it is a palpable falsehood to contend that MP has not been visiting the constituency since he was voted for by the good people of the Assin South Constituency. It is also a grieving act of mischief for anyone to suggest that the road network in the Aboabo camp is left unattended to.
June 21, 2022 10:09 UTC
Jesus bless me, in the cross. Only the thief who Jesus bless in the cross. Amen.”These were the words of a thief (though not grammatically correct) after stealing from the English Assembly of the Church of Pentecost, Bogoso District in what appears to be a replica of the conversation between Jesus Christ and the thief on the cross. After stealing these items, the thief wrote a few words on the wall in red ink to indicate that he does not hate church. He asked God to bless him on the cross adding that it was only the thief that Jesus blessed on the cross.
June 20, 2022 21:10 UTC
The said officers were caught on tape making Islamophobic comments while reviewing CCTV footage of the chaos that occurred when police officers stormed the school to disperse a student protest last Monday. According to a report by Asaaseradion.com, DCOP Suraji confirmed the interdiction of the officers during the visit. TWI NEWSThe latest interdiction by the police administration brings to seven the total number of officers interdicted for the disturbances recorded at the Kumasi Islamic Senior High School. Students of Kumasi Islamic Senior High School on Monday, June 13, 2022, caused heavy traffic on the Abrepo road that runs in front of their campus to register their displeasure over frequent accidents in the area. However, a police contingent called in to calm the students decided to fire gunshots and teargas to manage the situation.
June 20, 2022 18:09 UTC
Politics of Monday, 20 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comSeven National Chairman aspirants are expected to face the New Patriotic Party (NPP) vetting committee today, Monday, June 20, 2022. The NPP stalwart was the Minister of Education in the John Agyekum Kufour administration is hoping to take the mantle from the current National Chairman, Freddie Blay. Prof Christopher Ameyaw-Akumfi believes he can help the NPP “break the 8 mantra” with his years of experience when he becomes the NPP national chairman. Stephen Ayesu NtimStephen Ayesu Ntim is a former national first vice chairman of the NPP. Sammy CrabbeSuspended Second Vice Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Crabbe, has joined the Chairmanship race of the governing party.
June 20, 2022 17:02 UTC
“I witnessed the last 10mins of a man’s life... at the arrival hall at Kotoka. We kept yelling for help, medical assistance something and a nurse showed with a medical bag filled with paracetamol and plaster,” she wrote. We have the most expensive cars and houses in Ghana and no first aid kit to save a life? Meanwhile, the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) has confirmed the death of the passenger who arrived at the airport on board a United Airlines from Dulles International Airport, Washington at approximately 10:20 am. The passenger became unconscious at the Arrival Hall and received medical attention but was unresponsive.
June 20, 2022 00:31 UTC
General News of Sunday, 19 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comHeavy rains recorded at Twifo-PrasoCape Coast-Twifo Praso road inaccessible as rains collapse Jukwa bridgeMeasures put in place to reinstate road, Roads MinistryThe Ghana Highway Authority has entreated persons travelling to Twifo Praso to use the Cape Coast-Yamoransa route. This announcement comes after a bridge that links Cape Coast and Twifo Praso was washed away by raging water on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Reacting to this unfortunate incident in a press statement sighted by GhanaWeb, the Ghana Highway Authority said, "The Ministry of Roads and Highways acting through the Ghana Highway Authority announces to the public that a section of the Cape coast -Twifo road is currently inaccessible." "Motorists travelling between Cape Coast and Twifo Praso are advised to use the Cape Coast-Yamoransa (N1) – Assin Fosu – Twifo Praso (N8) Road," it added. Read the Ghana Highway Authority press statement below:
June 19, 2022 21:59 UTC
General News of Sunday, 19 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comAfia Schwar to be served suit publicly in newspaperChairman Wontumi sues for defamationWontumi seeks GHS2m and restraining order against Afia SchwarzeneggerAshanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and business magnate, Bernard Antwi Boasiako popularly known as Chairman Wontumi has secured an Oder for Substituted Service of the suit filed against Ghanaian actress, Afia Schwarzenegger. If readers would recall, Chairman Wontumi through his lawyer, Maurice Ampaw, sued Afia Schwarzenegger praying the court for damages of two million Ghana Cedis (GHC 2,000,000.00) for defaming the plaintiff. The suit comes after the Ghanaian actress alleged in a viral Instagram video that she has had sexual relations with Chairman Wontumi and that the latter farts when he reaches his climax during sex. It is against this backdrop that lawyer Maurice Ampaw has secured an order for substituted service of suit against Schwarzenegger, Daily Guide reports. The presiding judge stated that the order is to take effect eight days after the posting at the various places as ordered by the court.
June 19, 2022 21:48 UTC
General News of Sunday, 19 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comBarker-Vormawor threatens to stage coupBarker-Vormawor arrested, granted bail on coup postBarker-Vormawor condemns police, military over extra-judicial killingsOne of the conveners of the #FixTheCountry Movement, Oliver Barker-Vormawor, has asserted that a coup is already happening in the country. Responding to a post he made which indicated that he will lead a coup if the E-levy is passed, Barker-Vormawor said the current administration has already beaten him to the coup. I think that the coup d’état is already being done and our constitutional democracy is being undermined. Oliver Barker-Vormawor was arrested on Friday, February 11, at the Kotoka International Airport upon his return from the United Kingdom over a coup post on social media. He was released on bail on March 17, 2022, and is still standing trial over the coup post.
June 19, 2022 13:07 UTC
One of the conveners of the #FixTheCountry Movement, Oliver Barker-Vormawor, has asserted that a coup is already happening in the country. Responding to a post he made which indicated that he will lead a coup if the E-levy is passed, Barker-Vormawor said the current administration has already beaten him to the coup. I think that the coup d’état is already being done and our constitutional democracy is being undermined. Oliver Barker-Vormawor was arrested on Friday, February 11, at the Kotoka International Airport upon his return from the United Kingdom over a coup post on social media. He was released on bail on March 17, 2022, and is still standing trial over the coup post.
June 19, 2022 12:27 UTC
Regional News of Saturday, 18 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comCorrespondence from North East RegionA joint military and police personnel have stormed Yirangu and Kubolunsi in the Mamprugu Moaduri district of the North East region and arrested about 20 residents in the area for killing an armed robber. The arrest made by the joint security according to the residents happened on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at about 2 AM when they were all asleep. Information gathered by GhanaWeb indicates that the residents in May this year apprehended an armed robber with other three accomplices who had attacked a fuel station and bolted with an unspecified amount of money. The DCE said he is yet to go to the regional police station in Nalerigu to authenticate the arrest from there. Meanwhile, the North East Regional public relations unit has declined to comment on the arrest.
June 18, 2022 22:24 UTC
In a viral Instagram video, the award-winning on-air personality gave the full details of how he was robbed by an Okada rider and his accomplice after his vehicle sustained a flat tyre due to the terrible potholes on the road. Quickly he moved away from his vehicle for his safety, however, when he returned, his wallet, some undisclosed amount of money, shoes, documents and his famous walking stick were all stolen. I got my key out, forgot to lock the car and moved away for safety. By the time the things calmed down, I moved back to my car, my iPhone was gone, money in my wallet is gone, shoes I was bringing my sister, documents and my walking cane is gone” KKD narrated. According to KKD, this is the second time he has been attacked on the motorway.
June 18, 2022 21:39 UTC
General News of Saturday, 18 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comArise Ghana visits NPP founding memberGroup schedules demo for June 27 and 28Dr Nyaho Tamakloe welcomes Arise GhanaA founding member of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe is set to participate in a demonstration to drum home some concerns about various occurrences under the current government led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. In a release signed by Listowel Nana Poku, who identifies as a member of the NPP and leading member of Arise Ghana, the group said it has paid an official visit to Dr Nyaho Tamakloe to inform him of their objectives and officially invite him for the upcoming protest. According to the group, Dr Nyaho Tamakloe aside from welcoming their pursuit also assured them of his participation in the protest. Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe on his part welcomed the group and counselled us to see the course we have chosen as service to the people and nothing more. He admonished us to be people of integrity and to remain resolute and united in the pursuit of the objectives of the group.
June 18, 2022 20:50 UTC
General News of Saturday, 18 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comHeavy rains recorded at Twifo PrasoSeveral communities in Twifo area floodedTraffic directed away from Cape Coast-Twfi Praso RoadThe Cape Coast-Twifo Praso Road has been rendered inaccessible to motorists following heavy rains in the Jukwa area of the Central Region. The road has been rendered inaccessible as a result of the washing away of portions of a bridge at Jukwa. In a notice issued by the Ministry of Roads and Highways, motorists travelling between Cape Coast and Twifo Praso have been advised to use alternate routes. “The Ghana Highway Authority kindly wishes to bring to the notice of the general public that a washout of bridge approaches at Jukwa has rendered the Cape Coast-Twifo Praso Road inaccessible. “Motorists travelling between Cape Coast and Twifo Praso are therefore advised to use Cape Coast - Yamoransa (N1)- Assin Fosu - Twifo Praso (N81) road as the Authority mobilizes to solve the problem as soon as possible,” the ministry said in a notice shared on its Facebook page.
June 18, 2022 17:45 UTC
General News of Saturday, 18 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comGES cites misconduct as the reason for Teacher Kwadwo's dismissalTeacher Kwado accused of insubordination by GESTeacher Kwadwo fights backIn 2021, the Ghana Education Service (GES) issued a sack letter to Michael Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie alias Teacher Kwadwo. While the GES attributed his dismissal to gross insubordination among other charges, several critics said the popular teacher who advocated for teaching professionals and students was booted out for his activism. In a social media post made on Friday, June 17, 2022, Teacher Kwadwo, several months after his sacking has released a video he claims is the genesis of his sacking. In the said video, a disappointed Teacher Kwadwo while running commentary recorded a newly built school block which he claimed had been converted into an accommodation facility for workers of the Forestry Commission. Without any evidence, Teacher Kwadwo further named some officials who, he alleged, orchestrated his sacking over his failure to delete the video.
June 18, 2022 17:36 UTC