For the whole of Ghana, the paramount chief is the greatest. “It is something that has been entertained in Ghana, if someone is not a king, how can he be a paramount chief? As I am here as Dormaahene, am I not a paramount chief? “We [Bono regional house of chiefs] have heard that some people are calling some of our chiefs to make them kings. The Chieftaincy Act indicates the number of chiefs in Ghana including paramount chiefs, the Asantehene, divisional chiefs, sub-divisional chiefs, Adikromfo, and other chiefs recognized by the National House of Chiefs,” he warned.
September 05, 2023 19:34 UTC
A plot aimed at the removal of the current Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akufo Dampare. The 8:09-second video features Superintendent George Asare, one of the implicated senior police officers, presenting claims and reasons for the departure of the current IGP, alongside former Northern Regional Chairman of the NPP, Alhaji Bugri Naabu. In the video, Superintendent George Asare levels a series of allegations, including the assertion that the IGP was responsible for the NPP's defeat in the Assin North by-election. The video captures a portion of their conversation:Police: I said, send this man away. Vladimir Antwi-Danso speaks on Ghana's security in the face of recurring coups on The LowdownYou can also watch the latest episode of Everyday People on GhanaWeb TV below:Watch the launch of the 2023 GhanaWeb Excellence Awards on GhanaWeb TV below:Watch the latest edition of BizTech and BizHeadlines below:Share your news stories and ideas with GhanaWebTo advertise with GhanaWeb
September 05, 2023 19:29 UTC
Speaking in an interview on Accra FM on Monday, September 4, 2023, Kusi-Poku challenged the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) to start an investigation on his claim, and he would lead the office to the $100m in the house of these politicians. He added that if he is not able to help the OSP find this $100 million, he should be imprisoned for life. “The special prosecutor should come and pick me up so that I would take him to the home of three politicians. I am throwing this challenge to the special prosecutor because he is the only one who has the authority to, out of suspicion, investigate such matters,” he said in Twi. You can also watch this episode of People & Places here:Watch the launch of the 2023 GhanaWeb Excellence Awards on GhanaWeb TV below:Click here to start the nomination process for the 2023 GhanaWeb Excellence Awards
September 05, 2023 18:13 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 5 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comOne of the leading members in the NPP flagbearership race, Alan Kyerematen has officially withdrawn from the race. Alan cites the intimidation of delegates in the recently held Super Delegates conference among others as some of the reasons that have informed his decision to drop out of the race. The announcement confirms earlier reports that the former Trade Minister planned on stepping down when he scheduled a press conference this afternoon. That press conference was later postponed until a press statement was released a few minutes ago to officially confirm the decision of Alan. Alan came third in the Super Delegates Congress, behind Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia and Kennedy Agyapong.
September 05, 2023 18:11 UTC
A private legal practitioner, Martin Kpebu, has demanded that the power to appoint an Inspector General of Police (IGP) should not lie with the president of the land. Martin Kpebu further stated that when the police hierarchy once met the constitutional review commission, they insisted that they didn’t like the president appointing IGPs. Background:A leaked audio recording, allegedly involving a Police Commissioner and a politician discussing a plot to remove the Inspector General of Police (IGP), George Akuffo Dampare, has ignited public outrage. “This IGP won’t help us. If we don’t remove him, we can’t break the 8, in politics we need machinations and this IGP won’t allow that,” the Police Commissioner is heard saying.
September 05, 2023 17:57 UTC
According to him, John Mahama lacks the moral right to make such accusations, given his party's historical appointments within the judiciary. This comes after the former President and flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, accused President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, of appointing NPP-aligned persons as judges into the judiciary. After making this claim, Mahama added when he wins power come 2024, he will also appoint NDC-aligned judges to counter what the President has done. Reacting to this, Freddie Blay noted that there have been instances where members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) transitioned into roles within the judiciary. As a result, the former president has no moral grounds to make such statements.
September 05, 2023 16:59 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 5 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comNetherlands football legend, Wesley Sneijder's daughter Xess Xava has been spotted meeting football great Lionel Messi. In a viral video sighted by GhanaWeb, Xava prior to meeting the Argentine icon looked excited and anxious. While on the trip to Messi's hotel with her mum Ramona Streekstra, Xava said: "Today, I'm going to meet Messi!! Xava, who was in a Paris Saint-German shirt, upon seeing Messi ran over to give him a hug as the latter rubbed her back in the wholesome video. Watch the video belowWesley Sneijder's child meeting Lionel Messi is the most wholesome video you'll see today ???
September 05, 2023 16:25 UTC
General News of Monday, 4 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comDelegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region are set to enjoy some goodies from flagbearer hopeful, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong. In a viral video sighted by GhanaWeb, some three trucks loaded with bags of rice were seen arriving at the Ashanti Regional campaign office of Kennedy Agyapong. “This is for us in Ashanti Region, three trucks. This is the campaign office of Honourable Kennedy Agyapong in the Ashanti Region where we are offloading the rice,” a man who identified himself as Nana Akufo Addo narrated in the video. In the NPP’s August 26, 2023, special delegates election, Kennedy Agyapong came second behind Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
September 04, 2023 07:30 UTC
In light of recent coup d'états in several West African countries, Owusu emphasized the importance of ensuring that security personnel are treated fairly and with respect. Speaking on a panel discussion on Peace FM’s Kokroo on September 1, 2023, he contended that many of the recent coups in Africa could be classified as "palace coups," where high-ranking military or special forces officers seizing power. "Most of the coups that have happened in recent times are palace coups. Palace coups, in the sense that you will realize someone like a special forces commander who is protecting the president has taken power from him. He alleged that approximately 77 security personnel, including members of the military and police, left their posts at the Jubilee House, due to perceived unfair treatment.
September 03, 2023 21:19 UTC
General News of Sunday, 3 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comOne person has been confirmed dead and another severely injured after a fatal crash on the Accra-Tema motorway, citinewsroom.com reports. Around 5am, when we came out, we saw a truck carrying some chemicals to Tema. It seems he went out of his lane and hit the toll booth. Compare when the toll booth was in operation and now that it has been closed, and compare the accidents that have been recorded. The closed toll booth never favoured us.
September 03, 2023 17:19 UTC
Entertainment of Saturday, 2 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comUnited Showbiz, weekly entertainment and showbiz analysis programme on United Television is live. In the absence of host, MzGee, Ola Michael has been drafted as sit-in hots for today. Among his guests are:Kwame A PlusArnold Asamoah BaidooSocrates SafoVida AdutwumwaaWatch the livestream below:
September 02, 2023 22:33 UTC
This section discusses the best cuts of meat that senior citizens may ingest. Even though eating fish is healthier than eating red meat, these are the healthiest and safest methods to consume meat. Due to its high nutritional value, lamb is an excellent alternative to other forms of meat. Due to its comparatively low levels of both saturated fat and cholesterol, goat meat is regarded as the healthiest of all red meats. A diet containing goat, which is high in protein and nutrients, is an excellent substitute for diets containing other forms of red meat.
September 02, 2023 06:23 UTC
COP Alex Mensah, who is on the verge of retirement this year, made accusations against the IGP, claiming that the Police Service was not being managed effectively. You can do your own investigation within the service and you will know," myjoyonline.com quoted COP Alex Mensah. In response to these comments, Prof Aning expressed concern, stating that it was problematic to sow discord against the IGP and question his popularity within the force. Prof Aning suggested that this behaviour indicated a lack of goodwill towards the Police Service. Additionally, Prof Aning raised concerns about COP Mensah's personal antagonism towards the IGP and his perceived intention to bring him down, describing the situation as unfortunate.
September 01, 2023 20:47 UTC
General News of Friday, 1 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comFive nationals from across the West African subregion have been banned from entering the Republic of Niger according to a report by a Beninese news portal. 24heures Au Benin reported that nationals from Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Benin and Ivory Coast were affected by the measure imposed by the military junta in Niamey. "The putschists have prohibited entry into Nigerien territory to nationals of 05 West African countries. Nationals of the affected nations who tried entering Niger "have been repatriated for a few days after police checks," they added. Benin shares a border with Niger as does Burkina Faso and Niger.
September 01, 2023 17:37 UTC
LifeStyle of Friday, 1 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comEngaging in sexual activity can provide a moderate workout for your muscles, including your core muscles which contribute to abdominal strength. While satisfaction is delicate during sex, the act serves as a form of exercise and some positions may engage your core muscles more than others. During a session with Jessica, medical doctor Kelvin Owusu explained how certain sex positions can help build muscles and also discussed factors that could potentially obstruct muscle development. Standing positionsAny standing position would engage the cord because the abdominal muscles by their nature will help you maintain an erect posture. It’s higher when you’re standing, but when you’re kneeling, the power is reduced because now, the power is coming from the thigh muscles.
September 01, 2023 13:49 UTC