“It’s a lie, it is a palpable lie. “So, assuming that what happened, he wasn’t aware, let’s give him the benefit of the doubt, he is such a good actor and a liar. “Assuming that he did not know about it, what prevented him from putting it in his statement,” she quizzed. TWI NEWSBridget was contributing to post-protest analysis on Joy News (September 24) when she made these views known. While Day 2 saw the blocking of one part of the 37-Accra Road, the final day saw the blocking of both sides which meant vehicular traffic was greatly constrained for the better part of the day.
September 30, 2023 19:31 UTC
General News of Saturday, 30 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comOn September 25, 2023, social media went crazy with mixed emotions when a post titled "Emergency Assistance Needed" was shared on many community groups, including Trotro Diaries. However, hours after the post had gone viral, gory pictures of the deceased at the accident scene indicating she died on the spot also went viral. Her friends took to social media to express their shock and disappointment that young people are being killed in road accidents. "That Yawkwei road has many potholes, if you ain’t familiar with the road, you will lose control of the wheel. Meanwhile, the family has set October 7, 2023, for her funeral which will take place at Asante-Asokore Road.
September 30, 2023 18:33 UTC
The protest, which held today, September 29, 2023, saw a number of Ghanaians who reside in the UK holding placards with inscriptions detailing the specific challenges they want the government to attend to. While the protest was ongoing, two persons holding executive positions in the NPP UK branch were spotted holding placards displaying information that tended to praise the government for its achievement. Felix Hilton Kwamena HamiltonHe is the East London assistant branch secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He is adept in Private investigations, Customer Service, Criminal Profiling, Project Planning, and project management. Alex Mensah AppiahAlex Mensah Appiah is the United Kingdom Branch 1st Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
September 30, 2023 03:15 UTC
On Sunday, February 7, 1982, during a church service at the Lord is my Shepherd Church, a shocking incident unfolded. In a confrontation with church members, Maj Darko discharged his weapon, seriously injuring a policewoman who was attending the church service. Simultaneously, a radio announcement was made, urging Odiyifo and all church members to surrender either to the police or military authorities. The soldiers descended on the Lord is my Shepherd Church, setting it ablaze and firing their weapons indiscriminately. Furthermore, the soldiers looted, seized, destroyed, and burned properties belonging to the church, its members, landlords, landladies of church members, co-tenants, and neighbours.
September 21, 2023 23:16 UTC
General News of Thursday, 21 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe convoy of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has been sighted to be struggling to get past a ditch following what seemed to be heavy rain fall in the Ashanti Region. The footage which was posted on the X social media platform of Accra-based TV3 on Thursday showed some residents of Asempaneye in the Ashanti Region trying to offer assistance to the lead convoy which seemed to have been stuck for several hours. The video also showed a police officer trying to balance the Toyota V8 vehicle to the right side in order to allow it move but all efforts proved futile. More residents and onlookers gathered at the scene, all trying to get the driver of the vehicle on the right side of the road. Watch the video below:MA/DAG
September 21, 2023 15:50 UTC
General News of Thursday, 21 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comTelevision host, Bridget Otoo has claimed a journalist covering events around the #OccupyJulorBiHouse demonstration has been assaulted by officers of the Ghana Police Service. She said the journalist was physically attacked by six of the police officers at the Accra Regional Police head office. She was attacked inside just her. They have beaten her inside; 6 police officers attacked her because she was filming the brutalities inside and her crime was that she filmed the brutality,” she said. According to her, the confiscation of the phone by the police is to allow them delete the brutality that was filmed by the reporter.
September 21, 2023 14:12 UTC
General News of Thursday, 21 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comBroadcast journalist, Bridget Otoo has accused personnel of the Ghana Police Service of brutalizing her along with other protestors at the widely participated anti-government demonstration, #OccupyJulorbiHouse. In an audio heard by GhanaWeb during a Twitter space on Thursday, Bridget Otoo lambasted the police personnel at the Accra Regional Command for brutalizing innocent protestors and cocking their guns at them. “You are cocking your guns, you are cocking your guns! Try it!” Bridget Otoo said. Recording the mini-chaos between the police and some protestors in the yard, even as a… https://t.co/BNd7yX6BSh pic.twitter.com/sEd2duhB2x — Ölele | Deep Throat Sauce????????????????????
September 21, 2023 13:12 UTC
Diasporia News of Thursday, 21 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe practice of nationals 'acosting' their presidents overseas is not a new phenomenon. It has been used as a protest mechanism to express opposition especially to ongoings back home. Ghana's president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was the subject of a similar protest in 2019 according to a classfmonline report. A video available to GhanaWeb showed four women staging the protest. You can also watch this episode of People & Places on GhanaWeb TV:
September 21, 2023 06:23 UTC
He added that the NPP is the best political party in the country and it has really done well in the management of the country. “We will break the 8, we must break the 8 to push Ghana forward. "Comparing other political parties, I see the NPP as the best political party that can help this country,” he said. “This IGP won’t help us. He won’t, he wants everything to be done fairly and we don’t win elections that way.
September 20, 2023 15:37 UTC
Apostle Agyenim Boateng of the Peniel Outreach Ministries International has opposed the possibility of the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong becoming the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate. The pastor has asserted that Agyapong's past actions, particularly his criticism of the Church of God, disqualifies him from being considered as the party's flagbearer. He highlighted the controversial moments when Agyapong publicly criticized the Church during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. He recalled Agyapong's statements in which he suggested that, if he were president, he would "collapse all one-man churches in Ghana." Agyapong will contest for the flagbearership slot of the NPP along with three other contenders including Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, and Addiah Nimoh.
September 20, 2023 09:02 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 19 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comNew Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer aspirant Kennedy Agyapong, has disclosed that he has not received a government contract since 2021. Agyapong has been severally accused by party insiders of benefitting from government contracts but turns around to blast the government when he is unhappy over internal issues. “Those going around that Kennedy Agyapong has been given contracts, I met president and told him that from 2021, with all that I have done for the NPP, I haven’t gotten any contract. He reiterated that despite being the subject of intimidation along with the blocking of his businesses, “I have kept quiet. I insist that since we came into power… ask NAPO, when I met the old man and told him, he was shocked,” he added.
September 19, 2023 14:28 UTC
Ghana has maintained the top spot among African countries as the most highly indebted country to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The development comes after Ghana’s loans from the Fund soared by 35.3 percent in the second quarter of 2023. The recent figure represents $451 million SDR which is higher than the previous figure of 1.246 billion SDR recorded as of April 30, 2023. The IMF report further pointed out that Ghana’s outstanding loans is 9.55 percent of Africa’s total of SDR 17.68 billion. Meanwhile, the Democratic Republic of Congo was the second country in Africa behind Ghana to be ranked as the most highly indebted to the IMF.
September 19, 2023 13:40 UTC
Politics of Tuesday, 19 September 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe founder and leader of Glorious Word Power Ministry International, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah, has issued some prophecies on the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries, slated for November 4, 2023, and the 2024 presidential elections. Addressing his congregation on Sunday, September 17, 2023, Rev. Owusu Bempah indicated that the result of the 2024 elections has already been determined in the helm of the spirit. And so today, I have to get home early to perform that action for the person (the next president).
September 19, 2023 12:11 UTC
Owusu Bempah, a spiritual force behind president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo stressed that prior to the 2016 elections, his church had played a key role in the political victory that led to Akufo-Addo coming into office in 2017. Without mentioning names, he accused some people of being ungrateful in seeking to belittle the impact that he had on the NPP campaign at the time. I played a major part, just that some people are ungrateful, we have suffered. The work God did through me for the NPP to come into government, it is only an ingrate who will say I did nothing,” he stressed. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
September 19, 2023 07:16 UTC
Three (3) pastors who physically assaulted a priestess of the indigenous Traditional Religion in Wiaga in the Builsa North Municipality of the Upper East Region have been arrested by the police. At a point, one of the pastors, a Whitman pulled a pistol on her and threatened to kill her. “They took some of my idols and hid them and when I retrieved them, one of the pastors who is a white man held me and pushed me onto the ground. I quickly got back up and that was when the white man took out a pistol and threatened to kill me,” she told the Journalist. The traditional priestess wants the perpetrators of the violence on her punished.
September 18, 2023 15:20 UTC