Addressing a press conference in Accra on Monday, June 14, the foreign affairs minister said it has not been easy to get the vaccines directly from the manufacturers. Yes, we were involved and I can assure you that it is difficult to procure vaccines directly from manufacturers,” she said. The foreign minister added that having enough does not guarantee a country direct access to procure vaccines from the source. “It is difficult, extremely so even if you have money to procure vaccines from the source. Yes, from the beginning we were involved but I can assure you that it is difficult to procure vaccines directly from manufacturers but whatever decision government takes, the responsibility is all of us.
June 14, 2021 18:45 UTC
A statement from the Police said; “On Monday, 14 June 2021, at about 11:30 am, information received by the Police indicated that a bullion van had been attacked.”According to the Police, their investigation indicates that the bullion van was on a daily sales collection errand and on reaching an area called Adedenpo, a suburb of James Town. However, some unidentified armed men on “not less than three (3) motorbikes crossed the bullion van and started firing sporadically. Two tellers in the bullion van escaped unhurt. Crime Scene Experts have been invited to process the crime scene as part of Police investigations to get the perpetrators arrested. Meanwhile, the police have called on the general public to assist them with information on the incident.
June 14, 2021 17:48 UTC
Adding his voice, Archbishop Salifu Amoako touted the late TB Joshua as one of the most powerful, humble and compassionate Pastors the world and the continent of Africa has ever seen. “What made TB Joshua an outstanding man of God was the grace and anointing upon him. But speaking on such issues, Archbishop Salifu Amoako rubbished such allegations and labelled such pastors as being hypocrites. The impact TB Joshua had was more than most Nigerian pastors and pastors from other African countries. Prophet TB Joshua died at the age of 57, just a few days to his 58th birthday.
June 14, 2021 17:37 UTC
General News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.com• Archbishop Salifu Amoako has described Kwaku Bonsam as a frustrated liar following comments he made about the death of popular Nigerian televangelist TB Joshua• According to Kwaku Bonsam, he killed TB Joshua after engaging him in a spiritual fight• Archbishop Salifu Amoako however says the statement by Kwaku Bonsam is only an attention seeking gimmickThe founder and Leader of Alive Chapel International, Archbishop Elisha Salifu Amoako, has lashed out at controversial Ghanaian fetish priest, Nana Kwaku Bonsam, for claiming he killed Prophet Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua a week to his 58th birthday after engaging him in a spiritual battle. Kwaku Bonsam following the death of TB Joshua on Saturday, June 5, 2021, called for jubilation saying, “TB Joshua tried to kill me spiritually. While calling on the public to rubbish Kwaku Bonsam’s claims, Archbishop Salifu Amoako described him as an attention seeker whose statements deserves to be treated with contempt. I Salifu Amoako say he cannot kill a cat let alone kill TB Joshua. It is not Kwaku Bonsam who killed TB Joshua,” he stated.
June 14, 2021 17:37 UTC
The footage aired on Adom TV's Ahosepe Xtra programme showed the two walking into the hotel building with the deceased in a backpack. Later, only Natashia was seen walking out of the video in the dress the deceased wore on the first day they checked in. According to the hotel management, it came to their notice that their room was locked after Natashia checked out. This made the hotel's room service use the spare key to access the room and to their dismay, found Priscilla in a pool of blood. The body of the student journalist was found in the hotel room after her family declared her missing for days.
June 14, 2021 16:41 UTC
His reaction comes on the back of some spare parts dealers at Abossey Okai protesting attempts by the government to relocate them to a new site. The relocation is not an immediate action; we are looking to move within the next five years. The traders have in the last few weeks, accused their leaders of committing to the relocation without their consent. Meanwhile, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey, has announced the relocation of the spare parts dealers as part of measures to decongest the city. According to him, the move will benefit the spare parts dealers as the new location is could be closer to the Tema Port where they clear their goods.
June 14, 2021 16:30 UTC
Read the full statement by the Media Coalition for Reforms below:Stop Kabral Blay-Amihere’s coup d’état! The Media Coalition for Reforms wishes to express its indignation at the attempts by Kabral Blay-Amihere, former President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to hijack the association for his own parochial political agenda. The Coalition can confirm that the afore mentioned journalists are aware of the “coup plot” by Kabral. These are what should triumph; not a coup from a self-acclaimed democrat, particularly when coup d’états in this day and age are clearly anachronistic. We the members of the Coalition for Media Reforms are persuaded that enough is enough!
June 14, 2021 16:30 UTC
He called on Ghanaians to rally behind the Greater Accra regional minister to make his dreams pertaining the development of Accra and the country at large come to pass. The man of God noted that he is praying for the minister and his coordinating council to succeed because they will attract a lot of haters for doing the right thing. "When you are doing the right thing, people envy you, they malign you, they undermine your efforts. We are praying for him and his coordinating council that he would succeed. Honourable Quartey, more vim and don’t slack,” he added.
June 14, 2021 16:18 UTC
• The new funds are expected to finance government projects outlined in the 2021 Budget and grow the economy in the post-COVID-19 eraThe Issuance Calendar released by the Finance Ministry has revealed that the government of Ghana is set to borrow a little over Gh¢2 billion fresh funds between June and August 2021 to support the economy. According to the calendar, the government plans to issue about ¢21.96 billion, out of which ¢19.86 billion will be used to pay a maturing debt or rollover maturities. The new funds are expected to finance government projects outlined in the 2021 Budget and grow the economy in the post-COVID-19 era. GH¢1.45 billion is expected to be raised via a one-year bill, GH¢1.2 billion will be mobilized through the issuance of the two-year bond. Meanwhile, the government was expected to have borrowed GH¢4.12 billion in fresh funds in the second quarter of this year which will end this month.
June 14, 2021 16:18 UTC
General News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: 3news.comThe private legal practitioner who represented the Rasta students in court against the Achimota School, Mr George Tetteh Wayoe, has resigned from the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He said in a statement that the real social democratic discourse he hoped to see for the rapid development of the nation cannot be realised by the current style of the NDC. Yet, I refused to cross carpet because my social democratic nature and belief would not allow me. This is how strong my loyalty is in respect of the political ideology our Party is supposed to be manifesting. However, over the years, my resolution to continue to be a member of the NDC based on it being a social democratic Party, that puts this ideology in real practice has gradually diminished.
June 14, 2021 15:45 UTC
Videos posted on social media show the policeman's lifeless body dripping with blood after the attackers had bolted making away with the officer's gun. According to eye witnesses, whereas the two victims died on the spot, the bullion van driver, who sustained injuries was rushed to the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital. In a tweet sighted by GhanaWeb on this developing story, a tweep reported that there's been "an attack on bullion van initiated by 4 motorbikes around the Bukom boxing Arena area. The policeman in the van shot dead, and his gun stolen by the robbers... The bodies of the deceased have been taken to the Police Hospital for preservation and autopsy.
June 14, 2021 15:00 UTC
“The committee is working hard, we meet several times in the week so very soon we will have our own vaccine production,” he added. “The committee set up by the president for vaccine acquisition is working very hard. Meanwhile, a Norwegian Newspaper, VG report, revealed that Ghanaian officials are paying almost double the market price in procuring some Sputnik vaccines. The Ranking Member on Parliament’s Health Committee, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, has also described revelations by VG reports as unfortunate. “And so when we heard that they have entered into negotiations or agreement with people from Dubai to buy one dose of Sputnik V at $19, I was very shocked,” he added.
June 14, 2021 14:37 UTC
General News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comGeorge Mireku Duker, a deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has debunked allegations that government spent GH¢125 million on the national tree planting exercise dubbed the 'Green Ghana Project.' Following the one-day event on Friday June 11, 2021, allegations have been rife that the government spent GH¢125million on planting the estimated 5 million trees nationwide. Lands and Natural Resources Minister Samuel Abu Jinapor after planting his tree at the Jubilee House urged Ghanaians to commit environmental protection. “As part of the programme, we are seeking to work out a formula where the trees to be planted will be economic trees. The rationale for this intervention is so that in planting the trees, we are also making an investment for the future.
June 14, 2021 14:15 UTC
Regional News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.com• There's been a rise in kidnap cases in the country's northern Savannah region• A week ago, two Fulani herdsmen were kidnapped by unknown persons in Daboya• The police, in collaboration with National Intelligence Unit at the police headquarters rescued the two menTwo Fulani herdsmen who were kidnapped at Daboya in the North Gonja district have been rescued by the Savannah Regional police command. Though the police could not apprehend the suspects upon arrival at the scene, they were, however, able to save the two kidnapped men. Adjekum Owusu stated that the kidnappers had earlier demanded a ransom of GH¢130,000 before the victims would be released. After the operation, he told the media that, “The suspects ran away but the most important thing is that we have rescued the victims and for them not to be hurt." Owusu cautioned residents especially the Fulani herdsmen to not walk alone in the bushes when they send their cattle out for grazing.
June 14, 2021 14:03 UTC
“Dumsor is a serious issue, businesses cannot continue when there is no electricity, and some businesses are closing down while some are moving to other countries’ she says. over taxation is creating serious problems for businesses as well as water and rent thereby making we the public suffer for their incompetence which is not acceptable’’. She added that the metering of electricity was also another problem causing a hike in the cost of power. The NDP flagbearer said it is only voting for her party (NDP) that can save Ghana from the current hardship by using available resources rather than running to other countries for solutions. She added that the metering of electricity was also another problem causing a hike in the cost of power.
June 14, 2021 13:52 UTC