Kenpong and his family were live witnesses of the action-packed and emotionally-charged game which produced the highest number of goals in the history of World Cup finals. As Messi dribbled and scored for Argentina, Kenpong, his wife plus three children were inside the Lusail Stadium enjoying the action. The indescribable feeling of watching a World Cup final was experienced by the accomplished businessman and his family who were lucky to witness Kylian Mbappe make history as the first player to score a hat-trick in the final match of the World Cup in the last 60 years. Lionel Messi thought he had won Argentina the World Cup when he scored in the 109th minute but Mbappe got France with another goal from the spot in the 118th. Kenpong Travel and Tours received high praise for successfully flying Ghanaian supporters in and out of Qatar for the World Cup.
December 19, 2022 06:57 UTC
General News of Sunday, 18 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, has sent a strong worded-caution to the New Patriotic party ahead of the 2024 general election. Fifi Kwetey admonished the NPP government to manage the country carefully to avoid economic difficulties that would cause immeasurable pain for Ghanaians. Fifi Fiavi Kwetey won the General Secretary race of the National Democratic Congress, replacing Asiedu Nketiah who won the National Chairman contest. At the National Congress held on Saturday, December 17, 2022, Fifi Kwetey polled the highest number of votes to confirm his status as the new CEO of the NDC. Fifi Kwetey took to social media to announce his victory, indicating that he has been called by fellow candidate Dr. Peter Otokunor to be congratulated.
December 18, 2022 10:55 UTC
General News of Sunday, 18 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe newly-elected national executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have taken the oath of office. The new leaders were sworn in at the end of the party's 10th National Congress on Sunday, December 18, 2022. The election supervised by the Electoral Commission produced Johnson Asiedu Nketiah as National Chairman and Fifi Fiavi Kwetey as General Secretary. The National Organizer race was won by Joseph Yamin whiles Sammy Gyamfi retained his position as National Communications Officer. George Opare Addo will continue to serve as the National Youth Organizer of the party while Dr. Louisa Hannah Bissiw will lead the women's wing of the party.
December 18, 2022 06:33 UTC
General News of Sunday, 18 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comFifi Fiavi Kwetey has won the General Secretary race of the National Democratic Congress, replacing Asiedu Nketiah who won the National Chairman contest. At the National Congress held on Saturday, December 17, 2022, Fifi Kwetey polled the highest number of votes to confirm his status as the new CEO of the NDC. The former member of Parliament for Ketu South is reported to have won all sixteen regions in the country to come top against Peter Boamah Otokunor and Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah. Fifi Kwetey took to social media to announce his victory, indicating that he has been called by fellow candidate Dr. Peter Otokunor to be congratulated. “My Brother and Comrade Boamah Otokunor called me a few minutes ago to congratulate me.
December 18, 2022 05:06 UTC
General News of Saturday, 17 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comJohnson Asiedu Nketiah, a National Chairman hopeful of the National Democratic has denied knowledge of any vote-buying scheme in the party’s 10th National Delegates Congress. But Asiedu Nketiah, in a Metro TV interview said that the monies handed to the delegates were not to influence their choice of votes. The outgoing General Secretary of the NDC said that the party, aware of the current financial status decided not to provide feeding for the over 9000 delegates. Asiedu Nketiah states that the monies which given to the candidates were supposed to facilitate their feeding. “We are in opposition and we took opposition that there will be no feeding, at this Congress.
December 17, 2022 22:52 UTC
Ibrahim Murtala Muhammed, the Member of Parliament for Tamale Central has urged the National Democratic Congress to institute sanctions against Sammy Gyamfi, the party's National Communications Officer, George Opare Addo, National Youth Organizer of the party, and Brogya Genfi, a leading member of the party. According to him, the conduct of Sammy Gyamfi, Brogya Genfi, and George Opare Addo could mar the party's chances and that it is important that some punishment is handed to them. And to be very honest, I think that the party should sanction them. The party should make them understand that none of them, neither Sammy Gyamfi nor Brogya Genfi or Pablo are bigger than the party,” he said. This is after, John Dramani Mahama, the presidential candidate of the NDC in the 2020 elections called them to order.
December 17, 2022 21:20 UTC
General News of Saturday, 17 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comJanet Nabla, the General Secretary of the People's National Convention was allegedly sacked from the Congress grounds of the National Democratic Congress. According to a report by TV3, Janet Nabla was asked by some supporters to leave the grounds because she has been speaking ill of the party. Janet Nabla confirmed the treatment in an interview, protesting what she perceives to be undemocratic behavior from the NDC supporters. Janet Nabla claims she was told that the NDC preferred some members of the PNC who took part in their demonstrations to speak at the congress. Currently, voting is ongoing at the Accra Sports Stadium.
December 17, 2022 19:32 UTC
General News of Saturday, 17 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comFormer President of the Republic of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, joined other party members at the Accra Sports Stadium a few hours before the NDC National polls today Saturday, December 17, 2022. Spotted in his V8, the former President was led by his entourage and security details into the grounds. The former president who is noted as a natural crowd puller due to his charisma, was welcomed by the party faithful gathered at the Accra Sports Stadium. He arrived in the company of his running mate candidate Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyeman and some other NDC bigwigs. Check below for some pictures of his arrival;
December 17, 2022 15:32 UTC
Business News of Friday, 16 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comGhana's local currency - Cedi - has been suspended by cross-border payments company, Wise (WISEa.L), after its appreciation against major trading currencies, especially the US dollar this week, Reuters has reported. The spokesperson noted that only a few of customers' transfers were affected and they would start transfers to Ghana "as soon as the situation has stabilised." According to data released by Refinitiv Eikon, the Ghana Cedi has appreciated against the dollar by 47%. The cedi has since the start of this year suffered persistent depreciation against major trading currencies, especially the US dollar. Bloomberg reported that the cedi lost about 45.1% to the US dollar this year to sell at GH¢11.2625 per dollar.
December 16, 2022 18:18 UTC
Hannah Bissiw who was supposed to be a guest on the show, ended up dominating the host of the show, Captain Godsbrain Smart. She had a bone to pick with Captain Smart and Onua TV as she accused them of bias in their coverage of the elective congresses of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the NDC. She noted that Captain Smart who has confessed to being a member of the NPP was often clad in NPP shirt or apparel. Hannah Bissiw is, however, unhappy that Captain Smart and the station are not doing same for the NDC who are gearing up for their congress on Saturday, December 17, 2022. She bemoaned what she deems to be unfair and biased treatment being handed the NDC by the station and Captain Smart.
December 16, 2022 13:32 UTC
Narrating the ordeal which ensued between him and the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), MOG said he was falsely accused of engaging in examination malpractice, a situation which led to the cancellation of all his papers by WAEC. MOG said till date, his results have been withheld by the examination body after a court order in 2004. I was walking up the stairs and I met Isaac, I sympathized with him because I knew WAEC was in to arrest him. WAEC took the situation to court and they wanted to cancel all the papers the school had written so far. The popular gospel singer has, however, declared his intentions to sue the examination council and demand his results.
December 16, 2022 13:03 UTC
Sports News of Friday, 16 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comFIFA President, Gianni Infantino has announced that the Club World Cup will feature 32 teams beginning in 2025. “There will be a club World Cup with 32 teams held every four years. "It will be in the slot of the Confederations Cup,” Infantino said on Friday ahead of the World Cup final on Sunday between Argentina and France in Doha. Infantino also mentioned that a women’s Club World Cup is in the pipeline. FIFA’s governing body also established the FIFA Women’s Futsal World Cup.
December 16, 2022 12:35 UTC
General News of Thursday, 15 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Member of Parliament for Subin Constituency, Eugene Antwi, has questioned actions of the finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta which according to him have cost the country on many economic fronts. Ken Ofori Atta is using Ghana as an experiment or what?” Mr. Antwi asked. “We are running a democracy and not a family dynasty, so he should sack Ken Ofori-Atta, is that too difficult to ask the president to sack one of his ministers,” he added. In November, some NPP parliamentarians demanded that Mr Ofori-Atta be sacked as Finance Minister. The minister was then referred to a committee of the parliament for a vote of censure.
December 16, 2022 12:21 UTC
Haruna, who is also the Member of Parliament for Tamale South, added that the fact that the former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, is also owed arrears is very worrying. That I have an Office of the Special Prosecutor to complement the Attorney General in fighting corruption. The Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng, has reportedly not been paid since he assumed office 16 months ago. According to a report by myjoyonline.com, all the staff at the Office of the Special Prosecutor except the Deputy Special Prosecutor have also not been paid all their salaries. The report also indicated that documents available to JoyNews show that the former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, is also owed arrears.
December 16, 2022 06:52 UTC
In a Facebook post, the former president shared two separate pictures that showed his engagements with Sammy Gyamfi and George Opare Addo. Prior to the elections, Sammy Gyamfi openly campaigned for Yaw Brogya Genfi, one of the candidates in the race for the National Youth Organizer position. However, the candidate, Bronya Genfi, lost by 25 votes to George Opare Addo. Speaking in an interview after the elections, George Opare Addo expressed disappointment over Sammy Gyamfi's position against him, adding that all efforts to reconcile with Sammy Gyamfi proved futile. He also accused Sammy Gyamfi of being an influence peddler and questioned the source of his wealth.
December 15, 2022 20:48 UTC