General News of Sunday, 8 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comMember of Parliament for Old Tafo, Vincent Ekow Assafuah, has praised Speaker Alban Bagbin labeling him as the best leader of the legislative arm of government under the Fourth Republic. In an interview with Oyerepa TV, the MP stressed that but for the leadership and fairness of Bagbin, Ghana would have experienced lots of chaos in the lawmaking chamber. “Alban Bagbin is one of the perfect and excellent speakers that we have ever had because of the circumstances that he finds himself. Assafuah said Bagbin opting to serve the interest of the nation above that of his party had positioned himself as a statesman. At the time of his election as speaker, Bagbin had left Parliament after close to 30 years as a lawmaker, during which time he served as Majority and Minority Leader at different times and later as a Minister of Health.
January 08, 2023 17:54 UTC
Politics of Sunday, 8 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comNew Patriotic Party flagbearer hopeful, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has questioned the competence of his competitors in the party’s upcoming contest. At least I have 7,158 people I have employed as workers. All the candidates coming, ask who amongst them has employed at least 300 workers,” he stated. “ If you know the thinking people do, like this Christmas period having to pay my workers and the attached bonus. While Vice President Bawumia and Mr Kyerematen have received endorsements from several figures within the current government and the ruling party, Kennedy Agyapong has noted that such endorsements are motivated by individual interests.
January 08, 2023 12:42 UTC
General News of Saturday, 7 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comChairperson of the Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hackman Owusu-Agyeman, has called for the pairing of Dr Mahamadu Bawumia and Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen ahead of the 2024 general elections. Speaking in an interview on Joy News, Hackman Owusu-Agyemang argued that it is important for the party to consider its two most popular people, Dr Bawumia and Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen leading the party. “In fact, if I were to be asked, I would say ideally if we can get the vice president, my own brother Kyerematen, and my own brother Bawumia together it will be fantastic,” he said. According to myjoyonline.com, he added that the NPP have a responsibility to collaborate and accomplish a common goal. Meanwhile, some prominent names as flagbearer hopefuls include Trade and Industry Minister Alan Kyerematen, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, and Agric Minister Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto – none of them has officially declared their intent.
January 08, 2023 10:19 UTC
Business News of Saturday, 7 January 2023Source: dmarketforces.comCrude oil prices rebounded early Thursday, recovering from a steep decline at the start of the year 2023, after a United States (US) pipeline shut operations for unscheduled maintenance. US pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline said Wednesday it has halted operations at its Line 3, with a restart scheduled for Jan. 7, Reuters reported. Prior to the pipeline shutdown, oil prices had been hit by uncertainty in the near-term economic prospects for China as COVID-19 cases rise. The falling value of the US dollar supported higher oil prices by encouraging traders using other currencies. Adding more on demand worries, the world’s second-largest economy, China, significantly increased its first batch of 2023 export quotas for refined oil products.
January 08, 2023 05:22 UTC
The post also lauded Ghana's northern neighbours for standing up to the French whiles cautioning that removing the ambassador did not neutralize the threat of their machinations. "For Africa to be free, it needs the free hand to pick and choose its geopolitical partners. Ibrahim Traore this week ordered the French ambassador, Luc Hallade, to leave the country amid deterioration of relations between Ouagadougou and Paris. Read Barker-Vormawor's full post on the developmentI woke up to news that the Burkina Faso have asked the French Ambassador to leave the Country. They claim to be fighting the terrorist threat in these several francophone countries.
January 07, 2023 19:35 UTC
General News of Saturday, 7 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on January 6, 2023 asked Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta to serve as the caretaker Minister of Trade and Industry. "In your Minister’s absence from Cabinet, his/her colleague Cabinet Minister held his/her brief and provided reports and briefings to Cabinet and not the Deputy Minister," Essuman explained. Below are some of the reactions:Addo D after appointing ken ofori atta as trade minister minutes after Alan cash resigned ???? I'm therefore not suprised that he has given him additional responsibility as caretaker Trade Minister. (@Ebenezer_Peegah) January 6, 2023It’s quite disgusting to read that Ken Ofori Atta has been name supervising minister after Alan’s exit.
January 07, 2023 14:33 UTC
General News of Friday, 6 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comSix persons, including four teachers, have been killed in a suspected jihadist attack in southern Burkina Faso near the country’s border with Ghana. The report citing Channelstv said the attackers following the shooting on Monday fled into a nearby forest of Nouhuo and are being pursued by security forces. A regional federation of education unions said four teachers at the local high school, including the head teacher, were among the six fatalities. Burkina Faso is one of the countries within the West African sub-region battling with insurgency and terrorist activities. There are currently concerns about jihadist advances towards countries on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea including Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Ivory Coast.
January 06, 2023 23:25 UTC
Politics of Friday, 6 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comPollster Ben Ephson has reacted to the resignation of Alan Kyerematen as the Minister for Trade and Industry. According to him, Alan Kyerematen's resignation came late as he was expected to have resigned earlier to focus on his flagbearership race“I can confirm that it’s true,” Ephson said. By Tuesday or Wednesday it will be clear,” asaaseradio.com quoted Ben Ephson. The report further states that he has been given a few days to wrap up his work and to handover. Alan is one of the frontline candidates expected to contest for the flagbearership of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).
January 06, 2023 22:08 UTC
General News of Thursday, 5 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comA gory accident on the Tema bound side of the Accra-Tema Motorway has claimed two lives on the spot. Images shared on GTV_Ghana's twitter account shows the four wheel drive of the victims damaged beyond repairs. According to eyewitnesses the driver was driving at top speed and overtaking other vehicles when he lost control and crashed into a parked articulated truck. Below are the images on twitter
January 05, 2023 20:49 UTC
Politics of Thursday, 5 January 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comA youth group that identifies as Concerned New Patriotic Party (NPP) Youth in the Greater Accra Region has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appoint party chairman Stephen Ntim as Board Chairman of Ghana National Gas Company. According to the group, Stephen Ntim has the expertise required to lead the Governing Board of the Ghana National Gas Company. “Upon painstaking observation and scrutiny, we want to put it on record that Chairman Stephen Ayesu Ntim and General Secretary Justin Frimpong Kodua are unemployed. “Again, JFK is also not on any board though his duties and responsibilities are different from that of the National Chairman. Stephen Ntim was elected as the new National Chairman of the NPP at the 2022 National Delegates Conference after four attempts.
January 05, 2023 09:45 UTC
You have sinned against God,” Rev Boakye said. Rev Boakye, some months ago, rained curses on his estranged wife and her family while on his sick bed. You are seeking to disgrace me,” Rev Boakye said while addressing his church members from a remote location virtually. The power struggle between Yaa Asantewaa and the leaders of Resurrection Power New Generation Church reached a new height on Sunday, August 28, 2022. The money which was being counted was meant for the purchase of a white car for Rev Boakye.
January 05, 2023 06:09 UTC
Ms Farmar is unfit for the job not because she is an NDC ACTIVIST. Aside being NDC activist and technically deficient, Ms. Farmar is not trustworthy. Tema customs is the centre of customs operations in Ghana. It is worthy to note that this is not the first time Ms. Farmar has lobbied to head Tema Customs. Col Kwadwo Damoah conducted his investigations and, within 24 hours, reversed the appointment of Appiah-Warden Junior as the Tema customs head.
January 05, 2023 04:45 UTC
A lot of pastors said I am anti-Christ. I am not anti-Christ; I believe in God. I believe that anybody who does not believe in God is a fool. For me to sleep and wake up alone tells me God exists,” he said. He, however, emphasised his abhorrence for fake pastors who always try to put fear in people just to extort money from them.
January 03, 2023 08:48 UTC
During the 2022 31st December Watchnight service which took place at his church's auditorium in Accra, he said the unnamed woman will be murdered in cold blood if prayers are not said to avert it. “I saw it clearly, a woman who is leading a sensitive position in the republic of 'Yempɛ Nokware', I saw she was murdered in cold blood. “The Lord took my spirit to the Republic of Yempɛ Nokware and I saw that there was a change of an IGP. I saw it in the realm of the spirit. I saw that the IGP, his boot was taken off, I saw it…“I dreamt, I saw it and it will come to pass, if they don’t pray about it.
January 02, 2023 02:13 UTC
American rapper Meek Mill was a guest at the Jubilee House on Friday meeting with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The rapper had earlier in the day, posted a series of photos on his Instagram status showing him outside and inside the Jubilee House with members of his team. “I am very very excited that my daughter Gyankroma insisted that you should come and say hello to me, and I appreciate that very much,” Akufo-Addo said. Mill had earlier shared a of himself and Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, but per our checks, the particular photo was taken elsewhere and also at night. Meek Mill was part of international artistes who flew into Ghana to participate in the holiday entertainment events.
January 01, 2023 19:35 UTC