Speaking in an interview on Joy FM, on Friday, MP, who has been exposing the government acting unconstitutionally regarding the construction of the cathedral disagreed with most of the issues that statement seems to clarify. Talking about the statement's clarification on the resignation of Pastor Mensa Otabil, founder of the International Central Gospel Church, ICGC, from the Board of Trustees, Ablakwa noted the statement lack candour and is bereft of sincerity. "You cannot say that Rev. Mensa Otabil has never really been part of the Board of Trustees. He alleged that the National Cathedral Secretariat used Rev.
June 18, 2022 13:41 UTC
General News of Friday, 17 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comGeneral Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has directed a dig at the current administration using what he said is a popular Hindu saying. He noted that while a leader may be tagged a fool for being silly and having no knowledge of governance, his ministers and advisors become the second category of fools if they fail to point out his inefficiencies. “There are only two fools in the world; the first is the leader who is not intelligent and has no knowledge in governance. The second fool is his ministers who keep praising the foolish king. This was said by one of the Indian goddesses, the goddess of wisdom,” he told Mugabe Maasi on his Gumbe show.
June 18, 2022 04:23 UTC
Eastwood Anaba, and Bishop Dag Heward-Mills would also be tendering in their resignation soon from the National Cathedral Board of Trustees?" the tweet shared by Captain Smart read. Although Dr Otabil has not confirmed his resignation, his details have been deleted from the website of the National Cathedral, which reduces the Board of trustees to 12. And I can confirm to you that one imminent priest has walked away from the Board; the revered Rev Mensa Otabil is no longer there. TWI NEWSThe 5,000-seater National Cathedral remains one of the top priorities of the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government.
June 17, 2022 06:30 UTC
General News of Thursday, 16 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comKwasi Ackon returns money left in his carVice President honours taxi driverKwasi Ackon starts new job on ThursdayThe Church of Pentecost has announced the employment of 36-year-old taxi driver, Kwesi Ackon at its General Headquarters in Accra. His benefactors include Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia who donated an amount of GHC20,000.00 to the ‘honest taxi driver.’The Church of Pentecost in a publication has announced issuing an employment letter dated June 15, 2022, to Ackon. “The Church of Pentecost Headquarters hereby offers you employment as Driver Grade II,” the letter reads in part. TWI NEWSHe has since commenced his work on Thursday, June 16, 2022 and expressed gratitude to the church and all those who have appreciated him. Kwasi Ackon who fellowships at the Onyeametease Assembly of the Church of Pentecost, believes his new employment will help him to further build his Christian values and faith.
June 17, 2022 01:21 UTC
General News of Thursday, 16 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comNCA boss has become politically partisan - DafeamekporJoe Anokye attends NPP functionsNPP's 2020 campaign was very successful – NCA boss at NPP eventThe Member of Parliament (MP) for South Dayi, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, has called for the immediate resignation of the Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Joe Anokye. Dafeamekpor said that Joe Anokye should resign because he violated the country's laws that bar public servants from participating in active party politics. He has become politically partisan," portions of the tweet shared by the MP read. The tweet shared by the MP also had a video that showed Joe Anokye praising the NPPs campaign strategy for the 2020 elections. The team was very embraced; we understood the assignment, and we added even more IT coordinators," the director-general said.
June 16, 2022 17:18 UTC
Paul Adom-Otchere, the host of Good Evening Ghana on Metro TV, has been declared an enemy of the Asogli State. "The Asogli State is a respected Traditional Area and will not allow evil-hearted people like the kind of Paul Adom-Otchere to denigrate our KING and the “Rising Star of this country. "We are therefore declaring Paul Adom-Otchere, as a result of his recalcitrant behaviour, an enemy to Asogli State,” the statement read in parts. The Asogli State Council, further expressed their displeasure with the Council of State, for not releasing records of the Council meeting to them, despite having done the same to Paul Adom-Otchere, to aid in his 'touchscreen' analysis about Togbe Afede XIV attendance during the Council of State meetings. This shows that the Council of State is biased and wants to tarnish the high-earned reputation of Togbe Afede XIV”, the Council stressed.
June 16, 2022 13:20 UTC
Tomato farmers in Tuobodom in the Techiman North district of the Bono East Region are faced with low sales. Harvested tomatoes are going to waste as the farmers wait impatiently by the roadside for prospective buyers. According to the farmers, despite all their frantic efforts to meet the local demand for the consumption of tomatoes, sales are generally low. Most of them secured loans from the banks and other financial institutions at high-interest rates, but the current situation is likely to put them out of business. One affected farmer said that if the current situation persists, they will be unable to repay their loans and appealed to buyers to visit Tuobodom to purchase fresh and quality tomatoes.
June 16, 2022 12:24 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 15 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comHelen Ntoso declared winner of 2020 Krachi West parliamentary electionsNPP challenges election of Krachi West MPHigh Court dismisses NPP suit after two yearsThe Hohoe High Court, after almost two years, has dismissed a petition by the New Patriotic Party challenging the election of Helen Adwoa Ntoso as the Member of Parliament for Krachi West. The NPP after the 2020 elections, filed a suit challenging the declaration of the National Democratic Congress candidate as the winner of Krachi West Constituency. In the latest development, however, the Hohoe High Court presided over by Justice Armah Aryeteey has dismissed the petition in its entirety. “One of the NDC Parliamentary seats that was contested after the 2020 election was the Krachi West Constituency. We have been battling the election petition at the High Court in Hohoe.
June 16, 2022 01:45 UTC
In the capital of Accra, it has become characteristic that many areas get flooded after hours, sometimes minutes of heavy rainfall. After a cloudy morning with dark clouds taking over, the rains descended and with it came the floods. Social media as usual has been flooded with various videos taken by citizens to portray the situation in their neighbourhoods and residences. Whilst some buildings are half submerged, some major roads have been taken over and shops and markets have not been spared. Some hospitals have even been reportedly flooded after the heavy rains.
June 16, 2022 00:55 UTC
“Please be informed that the information requested is readily available by another public institution, Metro TV, who requested for same on the 8th of June 2022 and have since put it into the public domain. TWI NEWSBackgroundThe Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State and President of Asogli Traditional Area, Togbe Afede XIV, recently directed his bankers to refund over GHC300,000.00 paid to him as ex-gratia, to the State. According to Togbe Afede, the payment is unmerited as the work of Council of State members is part-time and not full-time. He further stated that Togbe Afede while living in Accra over the period took travelling allowance on the basis that he was travelling from the Volta Region to attend the council’s meetings. His claims however have been disputed by Togbe Afede XIV who tagged them as falsehood.
June 15, 2022 18:59 UTC
Consumers of petroleum products must brace themselves for another increase in fuel prices from Thursday, June 16, 2022. Data from the Bulk Oil Distribution Companies as reported by JoyBusiness suggests that the price of a litre of diesel is expected to go up by 11.14%, while petrol will go up 13%. Petrol prices are projected to go up by GH¢1.24/Litre which is an 11.41% increase and that of Diesel by GH¢1.43 /Litre also a 12.93% increase. Petrol at various fuel pumps is currently selling at about GH¢10.10 per litre, whereas diesel is going for GH¢12.20. This is due to the increasing cost of refinery despite a slight reduction in crude oil prices on the international market.
June 15, 2022 13:28 UTC
Pastor Mensa Otabil’s photograph has been taken off the 13-member Board of Trustees. This implies that the preacher is no longer a member of the Board of Trustees. The 5,000-seater National Cathedral remains one of the top priorities of the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government. The president noted that the construction of the National Cathedral is pivotal to the development of Ghana. Find below a screenshot of the updated list of the National Cathedral Board of Trustees.
June 15, 2022 10:04 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 14 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Black Stars of Ghana finished the 2022 Kirin Cup as bronze winners after beating Chile on penalties in the third-place game. Ghana ended the game with 9-men as Alidu Seidu and midfielder Mubarak Wakaso were sent off in the second half, giving the Chileans the numerical advantage in the game. However, the Black Stars held on and ended the game goalless to take it to penalties. Ghana won the penalty shootouts convincingly to the surprise of many Ghanaians as the first three players who took the kick scored for Ghana. Goalkeeper Manaf Nurudeen became the hero of the day after saving two penalties to help the Black Stars defeat the La Roja of Chile 3-1.
June 14, 2022 23:52 UTC
Ibrahim Mahama meets Ibrahim MahamaIbrahim Mahama, the artist, calls for more support for the arts industryRedclay Tamale gets new installationGhanaian businessman and founder of Engineers and Planners, the largest indigenous-owned mining company in West Africa, Ibrahim Mahama, has sent an unusual gift to his namesake, Ibrahim Mahama, the artist. In a post made on his Twitter handle, the artist and philanthropist Ibrahim Mahama shared the good news of how the businessman had sent him a rare gift of a jet engine. Ibrahim Mahama, the artist, further indicated that beyond the jet engine, Ibrahim Mahama, the businessman, was also generous enough to give him other parts of the jet to be installed at his art installation at Tamale. The international artist also indicated that the generosity of Ibrahim Mahama is the kind of thing that is needed to support such artistic works by Africans. Special thanks to our big brother @MrMahama_ENP for the gift of this Jet Engine and other objects to Redclay Tamale.
June 14, 2022 18:14 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 14 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe founder and leader of Prophetic Hill Chapel, Prophet Nigel Gaisie has been captured on camera in a fracas with a woman said to be his landlady. According to the host of the Seat Show on Net 2 TV, Kwaku Annan, the prophet and his landlady engaged in a heated confrontation over a refuse dump. Prophet Nigel Gaisie was spotted in a white shirt and black trousers. Nigel Gaisie! Narrating further, Kwaku Annan said: “When the landlord complained, he got furious and threatened to beat her to death.
June 14, 2022 14:46 UTC