General News of Sunday, 17 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Paramount Chief of the Elmina Traditional Area, Nana Kodwo Conduah VI, has defended police against serial accusations of being corrupt. He admits that police officers often receive monies from members of the public but explains that such monies cannot be classified as bribes but rather as funeral donations. He explained, in a video clip that has gone viral on Twitter (now X) that it was not for nothing that policemen wore black uniforms, that it was because they are constantly mourning. They wear black uniforms so whatever you give them is akin to funeral donations," he stated to laughter. The video has elicited lots of reactions as people mock the police and applaud the chief's sense of humour.
September 17, 2023 04:56 UTC
Entertainment of Saturday, 16 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comUnited Showbiz on UTV is live with hostess MzGee fielding questions to her guests on the weekly entertainment roundup programme. Her guests for this week are the following:Arnold Asamoah-BaidooBullgodOla MichaelAshes andMcYaa YeboahWatch the livestream below:
September 16, 2023 21:48 UTC
General News of Saturday, 16 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comDr. Randy Abbey, the host of ‘Good Morning Ghana’ show on Metro TV did not fall for the bait to critique the credibility and journalistic nous of his colleague and host of ‘Good Evening Ghana’, Paul Adom-Otchere. But Dr. Randy Abbey weaved his way out of the tricky situation with an answer that many will describe as ‘interesting’. The astute football administrator responded that owing to the timing of his show, which demands him to start his day early, he is unable to watch Paul Adom-Otchere’s show. Dr Randy Abbey however disclosed that he has a great relationship with Paul Adom-Otchere and will have discussions with him about his show if need be. Dr. Randy Abbey also opened up about how he landed his first job as a professional journalist.
September 16, 2023 19:23 UTC
He is to pay a sum of GH¢5,000, four goats and schnapps for having illicit relationships with his best friend's wife and their 13-year-old daughter. She added that Agya Owusu entrusted his wife and children to Odenkey's care while he was away at work, considering him a trusted confidant. TWI NEWSHowever, the affair between Odenkey and Agya Owusu's wife continued until the woman’s friend decided to inform Agya Owusu, who then brought the matter before the community's elders. Not knowing, all that while Odenkey was also sleeping with the wife... as well as his friend's daughter who is 13 years old. He also bought 15 pieces of bed sheets to compensate his friend, but the man (Agya Owusu) is saying that he cannot no longer marry the wife but he will take care of the child.
September 16, 2023 05:52 UTC
General News of Friday, 15 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.com15 out of 19 fishermen involved in the Ada boat disaster have been successfully rescued. According to Citi News, one fisherman has been confirmed dead, while the whereabouts of three others remain unknown. The distressing event unfolded on Thursday morning when two separate boats, Shalon and Barcelona, carrying a total of 19 fishermen, capsized in the wake of a powerful tidal wave. This marks the sixth boat accident this year at the estuary, highlighting the perilous nature of their profession. The Ada community is grappling with shock and grief in the aftermath of this unfortunate incident.
September 16, 2023 00:51 UTC
He asserted that the delegates are not solely focused on the present but rather considering the future of the party and the nation as a whole. So, I have confidence in the delegates that no matter the amount they are given, they have the wisdom to choose the best candidate. "The man who actually understands the plights of the polling stations executives and the ordinary people in this country. The outcome of the session was the agreement on the modalities and procedures that will govern the upcoming election. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
September 14, 2023 11:25 UTC
If you believe in the Bible… because everywhere I go, Kennedy Agyapong is number one. It is a clear indication that I should be given a chance to lead this country." He highlighted that he drew the number one spot in the super delegates' election and has once again drawn number one in the upcoming party congress. "The signs are clearly on the wall that if you vote for Kennedy Agyapong, he will definitely lead this country and break the eight." The Presidential Elections Committee held an interactive session with the four contestants vying for the NPP presidential primaries scheduled for Saturday, November 4, 2023.
September 14, 2023 09:46 UTC
Atta Akyea shared his perspective during a media briefing held on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, in Accra. According to Atta Akyea, the leaked tape, which has been circulating on social media, appears to be a truncated version of a longer conversation. "It seems to be the case because the second tape is a long conversation," citinewsroom quoted Atta Akyea as having said. The leaked tape in question has been a topic of extensive discussion and debate. During his appearance before the committee on Tuesday, IGP Dampare vehemently denied the allegations made against him by the implicated police officers.
September 13, 2023 15:25 UTC
A report by CBS Miami stated that the Argentine captain will move into the sprawling mansion that cost him US$10.8 million. According to the report, the mansion features 8 bedrooms, 9.5 bathrooms, a large swimming pool in the garden and two docks outside. The interior is also equipped with an Italian kitchen, training room, entertainment lounge, VIP suite, captain's suite and offices. ?⚽️Lionel Messi vient de s'offrir un manoir de 10,8 millions de dollars à Fort Lauderdale. L'intérieur est également équipé d'une cuisine italienne, d'une… pic.twitter.com/TpnxnZtS0s — LSI AFRICA (@lsiafrica) September 12, 2023SARA
September 13, 2023 14:00 UTC
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September 13, 2023 13:12 UTC
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana, has urged eligible Ghanaians, especially those who have just turned 18 and adults who have not yet registered, to participate in the Limited Voter Registration operation. According to Dr. Bawumia, the fundamental right to vote starts with the responsibility of registering with the Electoral Commission (EC). In a Facebook, the second gentleman of the land underscored the significance of civic engagement and the role of voter registration in enabling citizens to exercise their democratic right to vote. To register, they will need either their Ghana Card or Ghana Passport as identification. Two persons can guarantee for persons who do not have the identification documents but are eligible to register and vote.
September 13, 2023 11:14 UTC
Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has announced three policies for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) grassroots in the event that he is elected flagbearer and emerges as president after the 2024 polls. Bawumia said he was coming up with the policies, which he believed if effectively utilised, the party and the government would be well integrated, a GNA report added. Bawumia is in pole position to emerge as flagbearer of the NPP having won the preliminary round of election held on August 26. The final election is slated for November 4 with Bawumia coming up against three others - Kennedy Agyapong, Afriyie Osei Akoto and Francis Addai-Nimoh. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
September 13, 2023 10:03 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 12 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Seventh Day Adventist Church and the world of Christian education, Pastor Professor Jacob Jonas Nii Klu Nortey, and the founder of Valley View University has passed away peacefully at the age of 84. One of his most significant contributions was the founding of Valley View University in Oyibi, Accra. He served as an adjunct lecturer at Valley View University and various other universities across the globe. His legacy lives on through the J.J Nortey Education Trust Funds, which have supported countless individuals in pursuing tertiary and Christian education in Ghana and abroad. He will be buried on September 15 at Valley View University Church, Oyibi.
September 12, 2023 19:28 UTC
From freedom fighters to statesmen, Achimota School has been a vessel for minds destined to shape the destinies of nations. His educational journey began at the Government Training College, soon to be known as Achimota School, where he graduated in 1930. In 1929, he embarked on his journey at Achimota College, earning a scholarship to St Peter's College, Oxford. Subsequently, he pursued his secondary education at the prestigious Achimota School, where he completed the Ordinary and Advanced-Level Certificates in 1961 and 1963, respectively. Interestingly, the former Zimbabwean leader also attended Achimota School during his educational journey.
September 11, 2023 18:12 UTC
According to him, the NDC and the NPP have nothing new to offer Ghanaians because they are all full of corrupt individuals. Expect it is proven that now, the NDC is less corrupt than the NPP. The lawyer also rejected the assertions that former NPP flagbearer hopeful Alan Kyerematen should contest in the 2024 election as an independent candidate. “I don’t support Alan for an independent candidate. I have made it clear that the people, I support for an independent candidate are the churches.
September 11, 2023 16:27 UTC