General News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: citinewsroom.comMahama’s meeting with foreign diplomats ‘totally irresponsible’ - Casley-HayfordSydney Casely Hayford, Anti-corruption crusaderSocial Commentator, Sidney Casley-Hayford has described John Mahama as “totally irresponsible” for meeting with foreign diplomats over the violence that happened during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election. It is totally irresponsible. He insisted that Mr. Mahama’s actions were distasteful and questioned why he was trying to blow the confusion out of proportion. Why would you want this to look like a national disaster?”Defense from Mr. Mahama’s officeFormer President John Mahama’s office hit back at Senior Minister describing him as a hypocrite. “It is shameful and hypocritical on the part of Mr. Osafo-Maafo that he had the temerity to decry Mr. Mahama’s meeting with diplomats the way he did,” a statement from it said.
February 17, 2019 18:45 UTC
Sports News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comJeffrey Schlupp scores as Palace march on in FA CupSchlupp evaded the challenge of Alfie May before lashing Palace ahead with a fierce left-footed striGhana international Jeffrey Schlupp scored his fifth goal of the season as Crystal Palace moved into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Sunday. The Eagles only needed eight minutes to take the lead when Jeffrey Schlupp shot low into the net after a fine individual run. Max Meyer headed in from Andros Townsend's header to double the visitors' lead in first-half injury time. Schlupp’s Black Stars teammate Jordan Ayew also gave a positive account of himself as he lasted 60 minutes. The quarter-final draw will be made after Chelsea’s clash with Manchester United and the last-eight ties will be played from 15-18 March, with winning clubs receiving £720,000 in prize money.
February 17, 2019 18:22 UTC
Entertainment of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comPLAYBACK: Willie Roi’s one-week observanceplay videoWilli Roi was the Head of Zylofon Arts Club and music producerThe one-week celebration of the Head of Zylofon Arts Club and legendary record producer is currently underway at the family residence in Tema, Community 7. Willi Roi who played a vital role in establishing Zylofon Arts Club died in his apartment at Royal Richester Hotel at East Legon, Accra on Sunday, February 10, 2019.The death of showbiz critic saddened the country and got many in shock. Working colleagues of the late Willi and many entertainment industry players are present at his residence to solidarize with the family. The late Willi Roi is one of the die-hard fans who would do anything for the ‘Shatta Movement’ and for their boss, Shatta Wale. He has also been a constant critic of afro-dancehall musician Stonebwoy since he was signed onto Zylofon Music record label.
February 17, 2019 16:41 UTC
Sports News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comAfriyie Acquah scores as Empoli thrash Sassuolo in Serie AAfriyie Acquah, Black Stars midfielderGhana midfielder Afriyie Acquah scored for Empoli who recorded an emphatic home win over Sassuolo in the Italian Serie A on Sunday afternoon. Acquah netted his second goal of the season in the 3-0 win at the Stadio Carlo Castellani. Acquah received a fine pass from Diego Farias and showed brilliant composure inside the box to bury the ball into the bottom left corner. Farias sealed the win with a fantastic solo effort in the second half. The victory takes Empoli three points above the relegation zone.
February 17, 2019 16:07 UTC
General News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: browngh.comI’m not a lawyer to defend NAM 1 in Dubai – Abeiku SantanaAbeiku SantanaMedia personality, Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey, known professionally as Abeiku Santana, has refuted earlier reports that, he had led a delegation of lawyers to Dubai to represent embattled CEO of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah (NAM 1). According to Abeiku, those publications have no iota of truth because he is not a lawyer to lead a delegation of legal team to represent NAM 1, who is facing charges for allegedly duping an UAE company of $23m. In a tweet sighted by browngh.com, the celebrated broadcaster stated that he was only playing around and nothing serious with his earlier post. He tweeted, “My attention has been drawn to a false publication by @Theghanaweb that a joke of this picture which I posted earlier is a representation of legal team in Dubai to defend Nana Appiah Mensah of the embattled Menzgold ltd. When did I become a lawyer ???
February 17, 2019 14:48 UTC
Health News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: ghhealthonline.comSales of emergency pills increase on Val's Day as condoms dropFile photoPatronage of condoms dropped in this year’s Valentine day celebration, while there was an increase in the sales of an emergency contraceptive pills. According to the news item, drug dispensers interviewed in most parts of Accra disclosed that they recorded higher sales for emergency contraceptive pills, than condoms. It was revealed that most of the ladies, in particular, opted for the emergency contraceptive pills rather than condoms. Even some of the men who visited the pharmaceutical shops also opted to buy the emergency contraceptive pill for their women. She said, most of the ladies these days see prevention against pregnancy as more important than HIV AIDS, hence an increase in sales of emergency contraceptive.
February 17, 2019 14:37 UTC
Sports News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: footballghana.comBoakye-Yiadom bags brace as Red Star Belgrade beat Vojvodina in Serbian SuperLigaplay videoGhanaian striker Richmond Boakye-YiadomGhanaian striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom hit the back of the net twice in Red Star Belgrade's 4-0 home win over Vojvodina in the Serbian SuperLiga on Saturday. The 26-year-old Ghanaian goal poacher bagged his brace on the 48th minute to give his side a 3-0 lead to the delight of the home fans who thronged the stadium. Milan Pavkov however, deepened the visitors woes with a last-minute strike to seal an emphatic 4-0 demolishing exercise over Vojvodina who are ninth on the league table. Red Star Belgrade comfortably leads the SuperLiga with 62 points after matchday 22. The former Juventus forward has made 8 appearances and scored six goals for Red Star Belgrade so far this season.
February 17, 2019 14:26 UTC
General News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: peacefmonline.com'Go and sin no more' - Sefa Kayi tells ManassehKwame Sefa Kayi is host of PeaceFM's 'Kokrokoo' showBroadcast journalist and host of Peace FM's flagship programme "Kokrokoo", Kwami Sefa Kayi has lightheartedly asked astute journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni to "go and sin no more" in the manner of NPP MP, Ken Agyapong, after Mr Awuni apologized to the IGP, David Asante-Apeatu for reportedly likening the security camp's inability to fight vigilantism as a "castrated pig". Manasseh Azure, according to reports, is quoted to have said the IGP is "impotent" in resolving issues that put Ghana's security into jeopardy. Although he didn't describe the IGP as a "useless pig", there are reports circulating online that the journalist had used such a term to label the IGP. He, however, hoped that Mr Azure Awuni, would render an unqualified apology to the IGP if inded the media reports were accurate. I did not call the IGP a useless pig or I did not call the IGP a pig”.
February 17, 2019 13:52 UTC
Regional News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: starrfm.com.ghThree perish in Winneba road accidentThree people died in the crashThree People have died in a gory accident at Potsin Junction on the Winneba- Accra highway. The three were on board a Pontiac Vibe Salon car with registration number GR 5669- 18 which was on its way to Accra from the Cape Coast stretch of the road. The pick up with registration number GV 303–17 was also travelling from the Accra stretch of the road. Four others who were on board the pick up have also been sent to the Specialists and Trauma Centre at Winneba for treatment. The deceased have been taken to the morgue of the same hospital.
February 17, 2019 13:41 UTC
Entertainment of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: ghanafuo.comCiti FM’s Nana Ama describes John Dumelo’s Val’s Day visit to Legon campus as ‘predatory’ and ‘gross’John Dumelo hugging one of the ladiesBroadcast Journalist, Nana Ama Agyemang Asante has described a surprise visit John Dumelo paid to some single ladies on the University of Ghana campus, Legon, as predatory and gross. A video John Dumelo uploaded on Twitter captured him hugging and offering handshakes to the ladies who could be seen to be in a very ecstatic mood upon seeing him. Check out the video here:My surprise visit to Legon yesterday was to spend Valentines with all the single ladies on campus. Below is her reaction to John Dumelo’s video:A number of Twitter users have however criticized Nana Ama as being excessively sensitive over the issue. Below are some tweets criticizing Nana Ama for her explosive reaction to John Dumelo’s video:
February 17, 2019 13:07 UTC
Sports News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: kickgh.comKP Boateng's home in Barcelona robbedKevin-Prince Boateng’s home was robbed of €300,000 worth of jewelryGhana international Kevin-Prince Boateng had his house burgled during their Barcelona's 1-0 home victory over Real Valladolid in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday evening. The German-born of Ghanaian descent lasted for 60 minutes in their slim home win before he got replaced by Luiz Suarez. According to Spanish tabloid MD, Kevin-Prince Boateng’s home was robbed of €300,000 worth of jewelry and other valuables. Boateng was marking his home debut for the Spanish giants since joining them on loan from US Sassuolo.
February 17, 2019 12:24 UTC
Mr. Bugri Naabu said, Mr. Akufo-Addo deserves more than the Noble Peace Prize for peaceful Dagbon. Nana Addo deserves world peace prize because he has brought peace to Dagbon and the Northern region. Nana Addo has done a wonderful job and people of the north is eternally indebted to him”. President Kufuor deserve a praise for his magnanimous insight for establishing the mediation committee but Nana Addo deserves more than a noble peace prize”. He saidMr. Bugri Naabu noted that, “It takes a man of great character, peace and wisdom to bring peace to his community and Nana Addo has shown Ghana and the World that.
February 17, 2019 11:37 UTC
Entertainment of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: ghpage.comBuhari looks sick, don’t vote for him – Afia Schwarzenegger begs NigeriansAfia SchwarzeneggerControversial media personality, Afia Schwarzenegger has descended heavily on the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari and advised Nigerians not to vote him again. According to Afia, Nigerians should try and save the life of their President as he doesn’t look fit to be in office again. She added that President Buhari is also one of the presidents who absolutely doesn’t respect his people and that they shouldn’t vote such a man to power again. Afia Schwarzenegger further advised citizens of Nigeria to wise up and forfeit the fate of losing a sitting president as his wife herself has declared her husband to be a sick person. She captioned the video: “Dear Nigeria Dont vote for Buhari..Save his life.”Watch the video below…
February 17, 2019 11:37 UTC
Entertainment of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: mynewsgh.comAkuapem Poloo is mentally deranged – Xandy KamelActress Xandy KamelActress Xandy Kamel says Rosemond Brown known popularly as Akuapem Poloo needs to be checked mentally. According to her, Rosemond Brown is deranged and need not to be given the attention she is currently been given but rather should be sent to the hospital to be checked and given the needed care. She noted that Rosemond attacks people with any cause; something she noted that its not acceptable and needs to be frowned upon. Citing an instance where Rosemond attacked her, Xandy mentioned that after they performed at UTV during the new year, Rosemond sent her a message on Instagram claiming Xandy was faking her support for her because they were on television when in actual fact she was supporting her because she felt she was good. She indicated that she does not want to have anything to do with Rosemond Brown because she believes she has a mental problem.
February 17, 2019 11:26 UTC
General News of Sunday, 17 February 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.com3 injured in 'Bawumia accident' treated, dischargedA commercial vehicle run into the president's convoy on the Takoradi-Cape-Coast highwayAll three security operatives injured in the accident involving Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia have been discharged after receiving treatment at the Cape Coast Regional Hospital. The three who were part of the convoy travelling with the Vice President Saturday sustained various degrees of injury. The convoy of the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia was on Saturday involved in a fatal motor accident at Asemasa near Beposo on the Takoradi-Cape Coast highway, while returning from the Western Region. Dr. Bawumia however escaped unhurt. “Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia escaped unhurt in an motor accident On Saturday, 16th February, 2019”, the statement read.
February 17, 2019 11:15 UTC