General News of Tuesday, 10 May 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comJudge says people compare Ghana’s Constitution to other countries and conclude it is brokenMost people have forgotten about the period before the 1992 Constitution – Justice PwamangGhana’s Constitution is broken beyond repair - Hardi YakubuSupreme Court Judge, Gabriel Pwamang, has indicated that calls by some factions of the public for a complete change of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana are ungrounded. According to the Justice of the Supreme Court, there are no serious issues with the Constitution requiring it to be changed completely, 3news.com reports. “Others make calls for a total change of the Constitution as if they have a problem with even the basic structure of the Constitution, including the human rights provisions. “But it must not be easily forgotten that we framed the 1992 Constitution the way it is on the back of our political experience pre-independence time. According to Hardi Yakubu, a new constitution is needed because the current one is completely broken and cannot be repaired.
May 10, 2022 18:02 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 10 May 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comEddie Nketiah happy Ghana qualified for World CupGareth Southgate plots to snatch Eddie Nketia from GhanaGFA working behind closed doors to get more playersArsenal striker Eddie Nketiah has finally acquired his Ghanaian passport to help him switch nationalities to play for the Black Stars. According to reliable Arsenal correspondents, Nketiah has been granted a Ghanaian passport ahead of his possible switch to play for Ghana at the World Cup. Having acquired his Ghanaian passport, it appears all is set for the English born striker to play for the country of his parents. Meanwhile, the striker in a recent interview has left his door open for either Ghana or England. “Being from Ghana, obviously I’m happy they have qualified to play at the World Cup.
May 10, 2022 17:50 UTC
Here are some Ghanaian boxers who have failed to live up to expectations. After making two defences to the WBC title, Micah earned a World title shot after his 3 years stay in the US. In a very bizarre fashion, Micah lost the fight in the third round against Johnriel Casimero and has since not mounted the ring since 2020. The WBO Global belt holder knocked out Benin’s John Amuzu to earn a good chance at a world title shot. Except for his first pro-fight he lost, Gameboy whitewashed 20 boxers either by a knockout or a unanimous decision.
May 10, 2022 16:19 UTC
Dr. Ohene-Frempong returned to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 1986, becoming the Director of the Sickle Cell Program under the Division of Hematology. In addition to coordinating this patient care, Dr. Ohene-Frempong oversaw the research activities of the Center and conducted research projects. Dr. Ohene-Frempong also tested new treatments for children with sickle cell disease. He also developed a project for testing newborns for sickle cell disease in Ghana. In 1991, he was elected President of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, a position that was later renamed the Chief Medical Officer.
May 10, 2022 16:17 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 10 May 2022Source: ghanaguardian.comThe Supreme Court has ordered that all double salary Members of Parliament (MPs) and ministers should be served by way of substituted service after swerving service of the writ of summons issued against them. The court gave the order after the lawyer for Abronye DC, Seth Gyapong Oware, informed the court that the affected MPs and former government appointees are evading service of court processes. Subsequently, the court directed that the processes should be posted on the notice boards of Parliament, Supreme Court and the Law Court Complex. It is the case of Abronye DC that the affected MPs and former government appointees who received double salaries as MPs and ministers or deputy ministers is inconsistent with the constitution. He is, therefore, praying the Supreme Court to declare the payment as a violation of the constitution and an order to compel the MPs to refund the double salaries paid to them.
May 10, 2022 15:42 UTC
Rev Ayensu's comments on Mahama are his views, Methodist ChurchNational Communication Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, has commended the Methodist Church, Ghana for disassociating the church from comments made by one of its retired Bishops, Rt. Rev Stephen R. Bosomtwe Ayensu, about former President John Dramani Mahama. They added that, the Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church, Most Rev. Rev Stephen R. Bosomtwe Ayensu, a past Methodist Bishop of the Obuasi Diocese. “The Methodist Church Ghana wishes to notify the General Public that the Presiding Bishop is [not] the official Spokesperson of the Church.
May 10, 2022 15:36 UTC
According to him, Ghana is fast becoming a fertile ground for these terrorists. Emmanuel Bombande was speaking at the back of a recent report by West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism (WACCE) indicating that Ghana is prone to terrorist attacks. According to the Centre, irrespective of the fact that Ghana has managed terrorism threats for some time, “yet Ghana has been so close to terrorism.”Further speaking on the issue, Emmanuel Bombande said terrorists do strike when there is a perceived marginalization or injustice. “They strike based on perceived marginalization or perceived injustice of one party to the other. Young people are getting tired of voting for leaders who are unable to create jobs for them and make a meaningful impact.
May 10, 2022 14:51 UTC
Just like any other league in the world, there are such venues in Ghana football as well. Here are the three most violent football venues in GhanaAgyemang Badu ParkNana Agyemang Badu Park is the home venue for Ghana Premier League(GPL) side, Aduana Stars. The Ghana Football Association has a lot of work to do to curb this phenomenon. Golden City ParkThe Berekum Golden City park cannot escape a mention in terms of hooliganism in Ghana Football. Football fans are no exceptions to the rule so when a violent activity occurs at a football venue, it should not be treated as a 'football issue' but as a criminal issue that is supposed to trigger arrests.
May 10, 2022 14:36 UTC
In Ghana, there is a rich history of footballers marrying Ghanaians whiles some have dated and married ladies from other countries. Here are five Ghanaian footballers who married foreign ladiesAbedi PeleAbedi Pele is married to a Ghanaian of Lebanese descent, Maha Ayew. The Ghana legend met his wife during one of the football seasons in Marseille, France. Abedi has three children with Maha- Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew, and Imani Ayew. In an interview with Tv3 Sports in 2021, Atsu talked about how he met his wife: “I met my wife in Portugal and you can see we have a beautiful family.
May 10, 2022 14:20 UTC
LifeStyle of Monday, 9 May 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comDear GhanaWeb,My boyfriend is 48 and he has a 25-year-old daughter. My fiancé has spoilt her daughter so much because he doesn’t want her to feel the void of not having a mum. My fiancé bought her daughter a Range Rover and provide her with a weekly allowance and every other thing she wants or needs. Quite recently she crashed the new Range Rover her father got her, and he has asked me to find time to be her chauffeur. Anonymous, Tantra HillDear GhanaWeb is a relationship, and lifestyle advice column by GhanaWeb where the GhanaWeb audience responds to your questions and problems about relationships at home, work, and beyond.
May 10, 2022 14:18 UTC
One of the videos show Partey and the lady whose TikTok page identifies her as Sara Bella at the Emirates Stadium enjoying an Arsenal game. Per the post by the lady on TikTok, the game in question was Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Leeds United on Sunday, May 8, 2022. The video further show Partey and Sara Bella having some time in a car as they make their way out of the Emirates. TWI NEWSPhotos of the two flooded social media with the lady often posting her time with the Ghanaian lady. However reports circled in the media in late 2021 that Partey has parted with the model and was now dating a Moroccan.
May 10, 2022 14:06 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 10 May 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comWorkers unions in tussle with government over salary incrementECG, GWCL demand increases in tariffs from PURCNorth Tongu MP decries rising cost of livingMember of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has reacted to the rising cost of living whiles wondering if the same would have been allowed by the government in an election year. In Ghana, prices of two utilities are expected to go up after the Ghana Water Company Limited, GWCL, and the Electricity Company of Ghana, ECG, requested tariff adjustments from the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission, PURC. Already, some transport operators have hinted that they will increase fares because of the rising cost of petroleum products. Read Ablakwa’s full post belowPerhaps Ghana should hold national elections every year. Sensitivity levels of Ghanaian political leaders must remain the same before and after elections.
May 10, 2022 13:56 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 10 May 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comStories making the headlines on frontpages of major newspapersDaily Graphic* At Mining Indaba in South Africa: 7 entities woo investors* Mortality rate increasesGhanaian Times* At the public hearing of A-G’s reports: 10 SHS mgt officers in trouble!...PAC recommends prosecution over procurement irregularities* Empower youth to fight money laundering – Interior MinisterDaily Guide* Court decides Mahama ‘girl’ trial* Security Officer nails ‘coup’ doctorDaily Statesman* E-Levy raises over GH₵1M a day* Let’s build a ‘greener future’ – Lands MinisterYou can also browse our gallery for more headlines
May 10, 2022 13:56 UTC
“It is equally revealing from the report that the claim that Ghana has excess gas leading to capacity payments is false. Read the full statement by the minority below:Press ReleaseFor Immediate Release09/05/2022NPP FALSE CLAIMS ON EXCESS CAPACITY DISPLACED AS THE COUNTRY FACES EMINENT DUMSOR. For the avoidance of doubt, the following conclusions are drawn from the 2022 Electricity Supply Plan as captured in pages (vi)-(viii) of the report:1. Additional generation capacity will be needed from 2023, specifically, 184 MW, 187 MW, 114 MW and 337 MW additional generation capacity will be needed in 2023, 2024, 2026, and 2027, respectively. It is equally revealing from the report that the claim that Ghana has excess Gas leading to capacity payments are false.
May 10, 2022 13:43 UTC