The Pro LGBTQ+ Billboard Mounted On The Tema- Accra HighwayGeneral News of Thursday, 9 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comSam George, others charge IGP over LGBTQ+ billboard on Tema Motorway« PrevNext »Comments (25)Listen to ArticleWhatsAppFacebookTwitterEmail ThisSam GeorgePro LGBTQ+ billboard spotted on the Tema- Accra highwayMembers of parliament threatens to defend the constitution if pro- LGBTQ+ billboard is not pulled downArrest, prosecute those behind pro-LGBTQ+ billboard, For-AmoaningMember of Parliament, Sam Nartey George, has given the Inspector General of Police, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, a 24-hour ultimatum for an erected illegal LGBTQ+ promotional billboard on the Tema-Motorway stretch of the N1 to be pulled down. Sam George, who is lead sponsor of the Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 joined other members of the Anti LGBTQ+ group on Thursday morning to address the press on the issue. According to him, the erection of the billboard is a violation of the laws of Ghana specifically section 104 of the Criminal Offenses Act. Failure to take action, as citizens we will take action as enjoined in our constitution to defend the constitution,” he said. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
June 09, 2022 12:15 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 8 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comAt least 562 Nigeriens deported from GhanaFirst batch of Nigerien deportees from Ghana arrive in NigerThousands of Nigerien beggars to be deported from GhanaGhana has deported at least 562 Nigeriens who were illegally staying in Ghana, including the beggars that are often seen on the streets of Accra. According to BBC Hausa, the first batch of deportees arrived in the country’s capital on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. “The first plane from Ghana carrying 562 Nigeriens landed in Yamai city today Wednesday,” a post BBC Hausa shared on its Facebook page read. Earlier, the Nigerien Embassy in Accra said that it was in collaboration with the government of Ghana to kick-start the process to repatriate some Nigerien beggars on the streets of Accra. According to Mohamed Hassan, the deportation is necessary to help rid the streets of Accra of the nuisance of seeing persons who are Nigerien nationals begging on the streets of Accra.
June 09, 2022 09:34 UTC
National Service Scheme has hinted at plans to increase the allowances paid to service personnel from the current GH¢559. In an interview with Accra-based Joy News, Deputy Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS), Gifty Oware-Mensah, said that it had already tabled a proposal before the Education Committee of Parliament for consideration. "The NSS has already submitted this thing [proposal for an upward adjustment in allowances] and it's not because we are seeking for. NSS personnel have in recent times been lamenting over the inadequacy of their allowance together with delays in its payment. A group calling itself Coalition of Suffering National Service Personnel took to the streets of Accra on Monday to protest their unpaid allowance.
June 09, 2022 09:19 UTC
According to the group, it will do so by preventing the passage of other government bills in the House. He said such delay tactics were deliberate on the part of the committee chairman to stall the bill. “If this is the method the chair of the Constitutional, Legal committee wants to use to delay that bill…that bill was in this House before soo many other bills. “We will make sure that that bill as long as it stays there, no other bill passes through this House. It was subsequently referred to the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, committee for consideration.
June 09, 2022 09:08 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 8 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has clarified issues regarding the cancellation of Dr. Kwabena Duffuor’s Ahotor project event at the party’s headquarters. Former Finance Minister Dr. Kwabena Duffour officially launched the Ahotor Project for grassroots members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Ashaiman. The event scheduled to take place at the party’s Headquarters at Adabraka on 7th June 2022 in Accra was however cancelled. Below is the full press release from the NDC:For immediate release9th June, 2022RE: OFOSU AMPOFO GOES DIRTY. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has resorted to some dirty manoeuvres to undermine the smooth take-off of the Ahotor project being sponsored by Dr. Kwabena Duffour, a former minister of finance during the Mills/Mahama administration of the NDC.
June 09, 2022 00:25 UTC
But Obiri Boahen believes critics hitting at Togbe Afede following his actions are being irrational and childish. Togbe Afede was a Council of State Member and they gave him Ex-gratia. “The arguments about Togbe Afede, people are putting on political lenses….If you don’t understand spiting govt, go and do more research. Togbe Afede says he won’t do. If we want to do politics, let us do clean, responsible, and politics with civility.
June 08, 2022 12:33 UTC
Deputy General Secretary for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Obiri Boahen, has hopped on to the conversation around the return of Ex-gratia by Togbe Afede XIV. But Obiri Boahen believes critics hitting at Togbe Afede following his actions are being irrational and childish. Togbe Afede was a Council of State Member and they gave him Ex-gratia. “The arguments about Togbe Afede, people are putting on political lenses….If you don’t understand spiting govt, go and do more research. If we want to do politics, let us do clean, responsible, and politics with civility.
June 08, 2022 10:32 UTC
Togbe Afede XIV is his name. Many have jumped on to some of these platforms to commend Togbe Afede XIV for his act of bravado. “Togbe Afede XIV! Togbe Afede must be celebrated generations after generations and must be taught in schools for students to admire and emulate his lifestyle. Togbe Afede XIV is the Agbogbomefia or Paramount Chief of the Asogli State in the Volta Region of Ghana.
June 08, 2022 00:36 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 7 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comTogbe Afede returning GH₵ 365,000 ex-gratia was hypocritical - Adom-Otchere‘We have to build our nation on principles’ - Adom-OtchereGhanaians praise Togbe Afede for returning GH₵ 365,000 Ex-gratiaBroadcaster Paul Adom-Otchere has said Togbe Afede XIV, who has been praised by many Ghanaians for returning the GH₵ 365,000 Ex-gratia given to him by the government, should have given back more. Adom-Otchere said that the decision by Togbe Afede to return the GH₵ 365,000 ex-gratia was hypocritical, asaaseradio.com reports. According to asaaseradio.com, the broadcaster made these remarks while reacting to the executive director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah’s, commendation of Togbe Afede. Togbe Afede XIV drew praises from Ghanaians after he rejected a huge sum of money as Ex-gratia for his service in the Council of State. But, Togbe Afede XIV thought the extra payment was inappropriate for a short, effectively part-time work for which he received a monthly salary and was entitled to other privileges.
June 07, 2022 22:44 UTC
Tyrone Iras Marghuy, one of the boys whose brilliance won the admiration of many when their case flooded the internet in 2021, has been described by his father as a disrespectful child. In a video shared by @metrotvgh on Twitter, it showed the father, Tereo Marghuy, displaying a bloodied hand, speaking about how he got the blisters. The sister came to tell me they were taking the laptop to the repairer and I said yes, alright then. He also explained that this is not a behaviour that is new to his son, adding that he was not quite even in support of his son when the whole Achimota School admissions were going on. “Even before the Achimota case, he was so arrogant, so I wasn’t even ready to follow him anywhere.
June 07, 2022 18:23 UTC
“I was at a press conference and people started calling me, saying, we were going to do an armed demonstration. At no point did we say we wanted to do an armed demonstration. “What we are saying is that we want a private security protection and if any weapon is held by them it is going to be licensed by the Arms and Ammunition Decree,” 3news.com quoted him as having said. They also requested that the Service allows them use private security. He said the leaders of the planned June 4 armed demonstration must be condemned for contemplating this “disastrous path — they must stop it or be stopped!
June 07, 2022 05:51 UTC
The case which was being handled by the Adentan Divisional Police Command, according to myjoyonline.com, has since been transferred to the Police CID. This follows an earlier arrest of the suspect after a video shared by one herbalist, Nana Adu-Boafo Jnr. In the said video, Nana Adu-Boafo Jnr. He explains in the post that Evans Oppong had just returned from abroad and came to him for help because things were not going on well with him there. However, unknown to Evans Oppong, he had just walked into a trap.
June 06, 2022 22:29 UTC
Former President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou is the new mediator for Burkina Faso. Issoufou was appointed on Saturday at the end of the 6th extraordinary summit of ECOWAS held in Accra, capital of Ghana. At the heart of the matter is the duration of the transition period in Burkina Faso, currently set at 36 months by the Burkinabe military leadership. In the meantime, the sub-regional organisation maintains the suspension of Burkina Faso from all its bodies until constitutional order is restored. The situation will be re-assessed at the next meeting of ECOWAS set for July, 3rd.
June 06, 2022 16:48 UTC
General News of Monday, 6 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comWhat people earn should be equal to their output, Government StatisticianTenure of public officers should be renewed or revoked based on the attainment of targets, Government StatisticianOutput in civil sector averaged about GH¢1,420, less than half the earnings, Professor Samuel Kobina AnnimThe Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, has raised concerns about how workers in the public sector are generally overpaid for work. According to him, while earnings averaged about GH¢3,420 for public sector workers, output in the sector averaged about GH¢1,420, less than half their earnings. "What people earn should be equal to their output and be equal to what they spend. There is something wrong and such gaps should be closed in the country's quest for real development,” Graphic.gh.com quoted the Government Statistician. He also recommended that workers be paid based on their output.
June 06, 2022 16:34 UTC
General News of Monday, 6 June 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Ghana Meteorological Agency reports that the rainstorm currently affecting the northern sector will continue to produce thunderstorms with moderate to heavy rains over the sector, especially the western portions this morning. The middle sector will experience cloudy conditions with mist or fog patches occurring over the mountainous and forest areas early in the morning. It added that the coastal sector will observe cloudy conditions with chances of rain this morning and in the afternoon. The maximum expected temperature in Accra is tropical 31°C while the minimum temperature will be 25°C. Below is the full weather forecast for the day
June 06, 2022 09:37 UTC