General News of Friday, 20 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comA uniformed police officer has been caught in the act of smoking ‘weed’ in a community in Akim Etwereso, in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The unidentified police officer was caught by the chief of the community, only referred to as Daasebre in the video. This also follows an attempt by the policeman to deny having been smoking ‘weed’ when he was caught. The policeman then pleaded for mercy, acknowledging to the chief that he was at fault, while apologising for the way he spoke earlier. The chief of the community has since vowed to ensure that he reports the behaviour of the policeman to the Inspector General of Police, COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare.
January 20, 2023 22:28 UTC
Asiedu Nketiah, along with his successor Fifi Fiavi Kwetey and members of the National Executive body are gunning for early victory by way of leading the NDC into the Jubilee House after eight years in opposition. The party on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 released detailed guidelines on how its presidential and parliamentary primaries will be conducted later this year. The National Headquarters of the NDC shall constitute an additional voting center for all delegates from external branches of the party. Candidates shall be subjected to a vetting process which is expected to take place at the party Headquarters on a specified date. Day of voting:All rules as applies in national elections shall be applicable along with any other rules as communicated by the National Executive Committee (NEC).
January 20, 2023 18:52 UTC
Veteran Ghanaian actress, Pascaline Edwards, has disclosed the level of detestation she has for Zionfelix’s craft. Her comments come on the heels of Zionfelix’s recent interview with Charlie Dior, where the former was purportedly asking inappropriate questions. He was hailed by these celebrities for grilling the blogger, but Pascaline Edwards seized the opportunity to further disclose her hidden resentment for his works. BackgroundCharlie Dior threw back-to-back questions at Zionfelix and, at a point, dragged his sexual escapades with two women into the subject. In one of the questions, Zion asked if Charlie had ever slept with his fellow man, and the aftermath of that particular query went sour.
January 20, 2023 04:46 UTC
In 1966, Kwame Nkrumah was the first to experience a military takeover while he was away in Hanoi, Vietnam, on national assignment for Ghana. His government had, until then, been suffering from criticisms from the likes of Dr. Kofi Busia, many of which had led to the army taking over power from Nkrumah when they had the chance. In a letter that Kwame Nkrumah wrote to Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia in 1972, right after the 1972 overthrow, he reminded Busia of all the similarities in their plights. Deepening his mockery of Busia, Kwame Nkrumah reminded him of something that he said he championed because he knew its outcome. Before concluding his letter, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah stated that he would have wished to have met Dr Busia so that in his face, he would have told him how well he was sure that he would not succeed at politics.
January 19, 2023 22:58 UTC
Rachel Appoh, the former Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has declared her decision to contest the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress for the Gomoa Central constituency. Rachel Appoh was a first-time MP for the area and was credited with a number of projects in the constituency. Despite not occupying any role, Rachel Appoh through her Obaa Sima Foundation undertaken a number of projects in the area. Rachel Appoh, through her foundation, provided set-up equipment for men and women in the constituency who undertook apprenticeships in hairdressing, dressmaking, and fashion design, among others. A professional accountant, Rachel Appoh rose through the political ranks to become the Member of Parliament for Gomoa Central.
January 19, 2023 22:11 UTC
General News of Thursday, 19 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Ghana Police Service has arrested one Patrick Asiedu suspected to be the person in an alleged audio tape accusing some police officers of planting narcotics substance on him. According to the Ghana Police Service, Patrick Asiedu who introduced himself earlier as Dr Patrick Asiedu in the viral audio is a driver of a ride-hailing app and not a medical doctor. The police in a press statement dated January 18, 2023, said that investigations show that the entire story narrated in the audio tape is false and fabrication by the suspect. “The police, today, 18th January 2023 have arrested a man suspected to be the person in the audio tape describing an alleged elaborate incident of criminal behaviour on the part of the police. TWI NEWSThe statement added that the supposed military intervention and the alleged fight between the police officers and the military described in the said audio are false.
January 19, 2023 21:16 UTC
General News of Wednesday, 18 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comA retired senior police officer, Franklin Nertey, has called out President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for plunging Ghana into serious debt. According to him, he is on the verge of losing his livelihood after he invested his gratuity in government bonds. “President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, this morning I come in peace. The government of Ghana is under heavy pressure following the announcement of a Domestic Debt Exchange programme aimed at varying the terms of existing government bonds. Nana Addo, you are very wicked!” ASP Nertey said in the video.
January 19, 2023 06:33 UTC
Nana Ohene-Ntow, a former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said that Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia must step aside in the flagbearership race of the party for the 2024 elections. According to him, Bawumia cannot be the presidential candidate of the NPP because he has blood on his hands regarding the current state of the Ghanaian economy. “There are a lot of criticisms (against the vice president). He suggested that Dr. Bawumia should step out of the upcoming presidential primaries and explore his presidential ambitions for elections other than the 2024 elections. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
January 19, 2023 00:15 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 17 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe founder and leader of the Lighthouse Chapel International, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, has said that questions being raised by Ghanaians on the construction of the National Cathedral of Ghana are legitimate. Heward-Mills, who is reported to have made these remarks in a letter he wrote to the Board of Trustees and Executive Director of the National Cathedral, added that Ghanaians deserve some answers to the questions they have raised. “I do believe that many of the questions that are being asked and hurled at the National Cathedral Project are reasonable and legitimate questions by objective citizens who just want answers to their questions,” parts of the letter is quoted by citinewsroom.com. The pastor also raised some concerns about payments made to stakeholders involved in the cathedral project. "I suggest another form of fund-raising where we would be guaranteed more donations from denominations, churches, individuals, businessmen and corporate bodies.
January 18, 2023 02:31 UTC
There is currently a heavy security presence in Buipe in the Savanna Region following some disturbances in the area. The military and police presence comes after some persons stormed the police station and the palace of the Buipewura to demand the release of eight people who were arrested. During the protest, an individual was injured when police fired a warning shot to disperse the protestors. The Secretary of Buipewura Jinapor II, Neripewura Abubakari Kitson Panfia, said measures have been put in place to restore calm. Source: ghanaweb.comDisclaimer : Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Peacefmonline.com.
January 17, 2023 21:38 UTC
The former Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen has expressed displeasure at President Akufo-Addo’s choice of Ken Ofori-Atta as caretaker minister for the Ministry of Trade and industry. Nana Obiri Boahen asserted that the President erred in appointing Ken Ofori-Atta to the Trade and Industry Ministry in place of Alan Kyerematen. He stated that while legally and constitutionally, the president's choice was correct, it was wrong politically and morally. Constitutionally the president was right, legally the president was right, but politically it was wrong and morally it was wrong. Abu Jinapor has replaced Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, who was given stewardship of the trades ministry a few days ago after the resignation of Alan Kyerematen.
January 17, 2023 10:49 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 17 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has wished Joe Ghartey well in the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearership race. Joe Ghartey, the Member of Parliament for the Essikado-Ketan Constituency and former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice on January 13, 2023, paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House to officially inform him of his intention to contest in the NPP presidential primaries slated for later this year. The president in his interaction with Joe Ghartey said that he saw his role in the upcoming process as one of ensuring a fair playing field. On the other hand, Joe Ghartey, also thanked the President for the confidence he reposed in him during his first term of office when he found him worthy to serve as the Minister for Railways Development. He also promised to work very hard for the party to retain power beyond 2024.
January 17, 2023 08:24 UTC
Entertainment of Monday, 16 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comMedia personality Delay has cleared the air over suggestions that actor Ras Nene who recently expressed interest in her during an interview might have a chance of winning her heart. The comic actor revealed that the host of The Delay Show has all the qualities he wants in a woman. Ras Nene also added that he is good in bed, a quality he boasts can cause Delay to will all her properties to him. But shooting down this claim, Delay wrote: "I haven’t fallen in love with anyone. ?☀️ (@delayghana) January 16, 2023You’ll love my interview with @RasNeneOfficial on @thedelayshow this Sunday at 5:30pm on @tv3_ghana and Delay Tv ????
January 17, 2023 03:03 UTC
General News of Monday, 16 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Accra High Court has ordered the National Security, Attorney General, and IGP to apologise to Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, editor of ModernGhana.com news portal, for human rights violations. In July 2019, Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, the Applicant, sued the National Security Coordinator, Inspector General of Police and Attorney General as Respondents for violation of his human rights. Arrest, detention and tortureOn June 27, 2019, gun-wielding operatives of National Security arrested Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri and his reporter Emmanuel Britwum at their offices. The interrogation was on two articles the website published about the National Security Minister, Albert Kan Dapaah. Ajarfor sues National Security Coordinator and two others for torture On July 11, 2019, Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri instituted legal action against the National Security Coordinator, the Inspector General of Police and the Attorney General for the torture he suffered at the hands of the national security operatives.
January 17, 2023 00:05 UTC
Sports News of Monday, 16 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThomas Partey dropped yet another masterclass for Arsenal in their 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. His stats at the end of the game on Sunday, January 15, 2022, read; 87 touches, 66/72 passes completed, 14 passes into the final third, 8 ball recoveries , 4/5 long passes completed, 4/5 ground duels won, 2 blocks, 2 tackles won, 1 shot off the woodwork. As usual, Arsenal fans are in awe of Partey’s performance and are singing his praise on social media. They believe that there exists no defensive midfielder with superior qualities in the Premier League than the 29-year-old. Watch highlight of Thomas Partey's performance below:Thomas Partey’s 90 minutes vs Spurs:• 87 touches• 66/72 passes completed• 14 passes into the final third• 8 ball recoveries• 4/5 long passes completed• 4/5 ground duels won• 2 blocks• 2 tackles won• 1 shot off the woodworkClass ????????
January 16, 2023 18:58 UTC