General News of Wednesday, 18 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comA retired senior police officer, Franklin Nertey, has called out President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for plunging Ghana into serious debt. According to him, he is on the verge of losing his livelihood after he invested his gratuity in government bonds. “President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, this morning I come in peace. The government of Ghana is under heavy pressure following the announcement of a Domestic Debt Exchange programme aimed at varying the terms of existing government bonds. Nana Addo, you are very wicked!” ASP Nertey said in the video.
January 19, 2023 06:33 UTC
Nana Ohene-Ntow, a former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said that Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia must step aside in the flagbearership race of the party for the 2024 elections. According to him, Bawumia cannot be the presidential candidate of the NPP because he has blood on his hands regarding the current state of the Ghanaian economy. “There are a lot of criticisms (against the vice president). He suggested that Dr. Bawumia should step out of the upcoming presidential primaries and explore his presidential ambitions for elections other than the 2024 elections. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
January 19, 2023 00:15 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 17 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe founder and leader of the Lighthouse Chapel International, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, has said that questions being raised by Ghanaians on the construction of the National Cathedral of Ghana are legitimate. Heward-Mills, who is reported to have made these remarks in a letter he wrote to the Board of Trustees and Executive Director of the National Cathedral, added that Ghanaians deserve some answers to the questions they have raised. “I do believe that many of the questions that are being asked and hurled at the National Cathedral Project are reasonable and legitimate questions by objective citizens who just want answers to their questions,” parts of the letter is quoted by citinewsroom.com. The pastor also raised some concerns about payments made to stakeholders involved in the cathedral project. "I suggest another form of fund-raising where we would be guaranteed more donations from denominations, churches, individuals, businessmen and corporate bodies.
January 18, 2023 02:31 UTC
There is currently a heavy security presence in Buipe in the Savanna Region following some disturbances in the area. The military and police presence comes after some persons stormed the police station and the palace of the Buipewura to demand the release of eight people who were arrested. During the protest, an individual was injured when police fired a warning shot to disperse the protestors. The Secretary of Buipewura Jinapor II, Neripewura Abubakari Kitson Panfia, said measures have been put in place to restore calm. Source: ghanaweb.comDisclaimer : Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Peacefmonline.com.
January 17, 2023 21:38 UTC
The former Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen has expressed displeasure at President Akufo-Addo’s choice of Ken Ofori-Atta as caretaker minister for the Ministry of Trade and industry. Nana Obiri Boahen asserted that the President erred in appointing Ken Ofori-Atta to the Trade and Industry Ministry in place of Alan Kyerematen. He stated that while legally and constitutionally, the president's choice was correct, it was wrong politically and morally. Constitutionally the president was right, legally the president was right, but politically it was wrong and morally it was wrong. Abu Jinapor has replaced Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, who was given stewardship of the trades ministry a few days ago after the resignation of Alan Kyerematen.
January 17, 2023 10:49 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 17 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has wished Joe Ghartey well in the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearership race. Joe Ghartey, the Member of Parliament for the Essikado-Ketan Constituency and former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice on January 13, 2023, paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House to officially inform him of his intention to contest in the NPP presidential primaries slated for later this year. The president in his interaction with Joe Ghartey said that he saw his role in the upcoming process as one of ensuring a fair playing field. On the other hand, Joe Ghartey, also thanked the President for the confidence he reposed in him during his first term of office when he found him worthy to serve as the Minister for Railways Development. He also promised to work very hard for the party to retain power beyond 2024.
January 17, 2023 08:24 UTC
Entertainment of Monday, 16 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comMedia personality Delay has cleared the air over suggestions that actor Ras Nene who recently expressed interest in her during an interview might have a chance of winning her heart. The comic actor revealed that the host of The Delay Show has all the qualities he wants in a woman. Ras Nene also added that he is good in bed, a quality he boasts can cause Delay to will all her properties to him. But shooting down this claim, Delay wrote: "I haven’t fallen in love with anyone. ?☀️ (@delayghana) January 16, 2023You’ll love my interview with @RasNeneOfficial on @thedelayshow this Sunday at 5:30pm on @tv3_ghana and Delay Tv ????
January 17, 2023 03:03 UTC
General News of Monday, 16 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Accra High Court has ordered the National Security, Attorney General, and IGP to apologise to Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, editor of ModernGhana.com news portal, for human rights violations. In July 2019, Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, the Applicant, sued the National Security Coordinator, Inspector General of Police and Attorney General as Respondents for violation of his human rights. Arrest, detention and tortureOn June 27, 2019, gun-wielding operatives of National Security arrested Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri and his reporter Emmanuel Britwum at their offices. The interrogation was on two articles the website published about the National Security Minister, Albert Kan Dapaah. Ajarfor sues National Security Coordinator and two others for torture On July 11, 2019, Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri instituted legal action against the National Security Coordinator, the Inspector General of Police and the Attorney General for the torture he suffered at the hands of the national security operatives.
January 17, 2023 00:05 UTC
Sports News of Monday, 16 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThomas Partey dropped yet another masterclass for Arsenal in their 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. His stats at the end of the game on Sunday, January 15, 2022, read; 87 touches, 66/72 passes completed, 14 passes into the final third, 8 ball recoveries , 4/5 long passes completed, 4/5 ground duels won, 2 blocks, 2 tackles won, 1 shot off the woodwork. As usual, Arsenal fans are in awe of Partey’s performance and are singing his praise on social media. They believe that there exists no defensive midfielder with superior qualities in the Premier League than the 29-year-old. Watch highlight of Thomas Partey's performance below:Thomas Partey’s 90 minutes vs Spurs:• 87 touches• 66/72 passes completed• 14 passes into the final third• 8 ball recoveries• 4/5 long passes completed• 4/5 ground duels won• 2 blocks• 2 tackles won• 1 shot off the woodworkClass ????????
January 16, 2023 18:58 UTC
In the current Parliament, the eighth under the Fourth Republic, a number of high-profile MPs have already announced that they will not contest to return to the House when the ninth Parliament is convened in 2025. Two of them are in the current leadership of Parliament, while the other two are known to be bigwigs in their respective parties. Cletus Avoka, Zebilla MPCletus Apul Avoka, Member of Parliament for Zebilla, announced that he will not be contesting the Zebilla seat in 2024. He would have served for 24 years as an MP by the time the current Parliament ends, representing a number of constituencies. James Klutse Avedzi, Ketu NorthThe Member of Parliament for Ketu North, James Klutse Avedzi, is reportedly on his way out of Parliament ahead of the 2024 elections.
January 16, 2023 18:39 UTC
General News of Monday, 16 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comFormer president John Dramani Mahama and his wife Lordina have melted hearts of Ghanaians with a video that captures them playing the role of grandparents. John Mahama shared a video as he cuddled his granddaughter Alyazia Frema Mahama. Alyazia Frema Mahama is the child of Mahama’s first son Shafik and his wife, Asma. Shafik Mahama got married in 2020 to his long-time girlfriend, Asma, from AlgeriaIn the video, Mahama was captured with Alyazia Frema Mahama who was comfortably clutched to Mahama’s chest. His wife, Lordina Mahama also joined to feed her grandchild.
January 16, 2023 13:24 UTC
Martin Kpebu, a private legal practitioner and fierce critic of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed that he voted for the president in 2016 and does not regret his decision. Known for his unrestrained and harsh criticism of the President, Martin Kpebu said he voted for then-candidate Akufo Addo in 2016 because he did not want then-President John Dramani Mahama to have a second term in office. Though he continues to pass a bad verdict on the leadership style of president Nana Akufo-Addo, he believes voting for him to be president has exposed his bad qualities as a leader. Speaking on TV3’s Key Points monitored by MyNewsGh.com, he said “I’m somebody that voted for Nana. I was in favor of Nana coming in 2016 because I didn’t want JM to get a second term.
January 16, 2023 10:27 UTC
General News of Sunday, 15 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comIn recent years, Ghana has seen a growing number of young people entering the political arena and attaining key positions in government. In this article, GhanaWeb takes a look at some of the young Ghanaians who have attained key positions in politics before turning 30 years and in their early 30's. He was the youngest deputy minister in the history of Ghana at that time. He also served as the deputy minister for Information and Media Relations from 2013- 2014. These young politicians have demonstrated that age should not be a barrier to achieving success in the political sphere.
January 15, 2023 17:35 UTC
However over the past few decades, several African countries have strived to achieve accelerated growth through various policy pursuits. Ghana’s multi-party democracy albeit dominated by two main political parties puts the country ahead of several African countries. SecurityThere have been several activities and incidents within the African continent posing threats to the security of countries. Compared to common crimes such as pickpocketing and petty theft witnessed in Ghana, other African countries ranking low on the GPI suffer crimes such as terrorism and armed robbery. With about 85.9% access to power supply, Ghana ranks 6th across the continent with an electricity mix dominated by hydropower energy, thermal energy and gas.
January 15, 2023 12:28 UTC
“The ‘Agenda 111’ hospitals promise is in its 4th year, yet not a single hospital has been completed to support quality health care delivery. Enough of the slogans, ” John Dramani Mahama wrote on his Twitter page. Reacting to this, some netizens have described Mahama's comment on the Agenda 111 project as false. How did the 'Agenda 111' hospitals promise get to its 4th year? Tagoe (@royaltcafe2012) January 14, 2023Dear JMThis is one of the agenda 111 hospital constructiona ongoing at the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua.
January 15, 2023 12:15 UTC