Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng, has questioned the collective will of Ghanaians to fight corruption. Asking some rhetorical questions during a presentation on Newsfile, the Special Prosecutor shared his doubt about the commitment of Ghanaians to fighting graft. From where I sit, I don’t think we are.”“We expect so much from the institutions fighting corruption, but collectively, are we ready?” the Special Prosecutor is quoted in a report by Myjoyonline.com. “A good measure of the reason why I say we are not ready yet, is that more than 60% of persons fear retaliation if they report corruption. Even law enforcement agencies, even the Office of the Special Prosecutor, even the Special Prosecutor himself is not spared this special of retaliation,” he stated.
December 31, 2022 19:14 UTC
General News of Saturday, 31 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comCassandra Banda, the first wife of business mogul Alhaji Asuma Banda has reportedly filed for divorce after close to five decades of their union. A report by mynewsgh.com cited court documents in which Mrs. Banda is seeking the annullment of their marriage with settlement. Alhaji Asuma Banda has recently been in the news after viral videos of a custody battle around his bedside at the 37 Military Hospital was circulated on social media. A court has granted custody and care of Banda to his second wife Edwina Baaba Coussey Banda who he married in 1991. The one-time Anktrak Air CEO turned 89 this year and will clock 90 years by next year June.
December 31, 2022 16:14 UTC
Cassandra Aisha Banda, the first wife of business titan Alhaji Asoma Banda, has reportedly filed for divorce after nearly five decades of marriage. Photos showing Asoma Banda in his hospital bed. When Cassandra and Asoma Banda marriedCassandra and then 41-year-old Asuma Banda were in love when they married in London in 1974, but the marriage has witnessed extreme turbulence. Alhaji Asoma Banda in hospital One of the videos circulating on Facebook shows the businessman looking frail while lying in a hospital bed. The conversation in the video suggests the footage was recorded by one of the sons of Alhaji Banda and his first wife, Cassandra Aisha.
December 31, 2022 14:36 UTC
In memory of the late Brazilian legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, we provide a throwback to former Black Stars player Abedi Pele meeting Pele. Abedi Pele was given the nickname "Pelé" due to his ability in football, which evoked comparisons to the Brazilian legend Pele. Abedi began his career in Europe with French side Chamois Niort, subsequently joining Marseille before transferring to Lille on loan. He won the France Football African Player of the Year Award three consecutive years, was the inaugural winner of the BBC African Sports Star of the Year in 1992, and the corresponding Confederation of African Football award twice. The 'real Pele'With 643 goals in 659 appearances for Santos, Pele is the club's all-time leading scorer.
December 30, 2022 11:25 UTC
The actress, TV Producer, Life Coach, and Philanthropist has expressed joy over her attainment of Ghanaian citizenship. She added that becoming a Ghanaian comes with "so much fulfillment" adding that she seeks to leverage that to bridge certain barriers between Ghana and the diaspora. AJ Akua also noted that she is looking forward to partnering with local acts and helping her Ghanaian brothers and sisters. Speaking to GhanaWeb's Stella Dziedzorm Sogli, AJ recounted her fond memories since she first visited Ghana in 2018 and how she intends to do more in Ghana. As a citizen of The Republic of Ghana, AJ Akua’s mission just got bigger.
December 29, 2022 19:44 UTC
Popular Nigerian socialite, Bobrisky’s protege, Lord Casted, has been reported dead after he disclosed that he had been infected with HIV by the tattoo artist he went to get Bobrisky's face inked from. According to the Nigerian blog, Instablog9ja, it was gathered that Lord Casted gave up the ghost on December 24, a confirmation that was made by his mother via a phone call. Meanwhile, in a viral video making rounds on social media in 2021, the young man, Lord Casted, established that the infection could be resultant of the device and the ink used. “Hello, guys it’s Lord Casted. Bobrisky on the other hand has disassociated himself from the issue adding that he isn’t responsible for the young man’s predicaments.
December 29, 2022 18:31 UTC
Crime & Punishment of Wednesday, 28 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Ghana Police Service has interdicted two of its officers under the Asokwa Divisional MTTD in Kumasi for improper conduct. According to the police, the two officers; Inspector Martha Ackah and Sergeant Felicia Ocran, were captured in a viral video acting unprofessionally. “The Police Administration has interdicted two Police Officers PW/Inspr Martha Ackah and No.6233 PW/Sergeant Felicia Ocran of the Asokwa Divisional MTTD, Kumasi who were seen in a viral video acting unprofessionally. “The officers have been interdicted to allow for a thorough investigation into the case, in line with Police internal disciplinary procedures after which they will be prosecuted,” parts of the statement said. Read the full statement by the police below:You can also watch an episode of Election Desk on GhanaWeb TV below:IB/WA
December 29, 2022 05:42 UTC
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reportedly sworn into office, two new Justices of the Supreme Court of Ghana. According to starrfm.com.gh, the two new Justices were Justice Barbara Frances Ackah-Yensu and Justice Samuel Kwame Adibu Asiedu. Prior to the swearing of the Justices, the Appointments Committee of Parliament recommended, to the plenary, the approval of two judges who were nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for appointment as Supreme Court Justices. “The Committee, therefore, recommends to the House by consensus the approval of Justice Barbara Frances Ackah-Yensu and Justice Samuel Kwame Adibu Asiedu as justices of the Supreme Court. “The Committee also request to the House to adopt its report and approve the nominees as Justices of the Supreme Court,” parts of the committee’s report which was sighted by GhanaWeb read.
December 28, 2022 22:47 UTC
- Advertisement -Yaw Tog, a young rapper, has announced his intention to return to school despite the fact that he spends most of his time pursuing his musical passion. The ‘Sore’ singer boasted to GhanaWeb about his financial success in the music industry. It is my responsibility to cover my own legal costs. Please help me, as I need additional money to cover my tuition. He said that “Right now, it’s music and more money and education.”- Advertisement -Watch the video below:
December 28, 2022 06:10 UTC
In this GhanaWeb article, we take a look at some popular male politicians and their wives. The article focuses on politicians from both sides of the divide: the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Kojo Oppong NkrumahThe Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has also shared photos of his wife a number of times. Sam Nartey GeorgeThe MP for Nongo-Prampram, Sam George, is one of the politicians who doesn’t miss an opportunity to share wonderful moments with his wife. He and his wife have also shared some beautiful moments together, some of which he has shared on social media before.
December 28, 2022 04:38 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 27 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comSex is a taboo topic in Ghanaian households, however, it has transcended cultural boundaries and dominated media conversations from social media to traditional media in the form of news and entertainment. Among the top 10 websites that Ghanaians visited the most in 2021, two were pornography websites. This statistic drives the argument that Ghanaians may not want to discuss sex, but there is interest in the topic. The latter often sexualize homosexuality on social media leaving the conversation to be about sex than personality. The conversations were not conclusive on whether it is acceptable to record sex acts in private or not.
December 28, 2022 03:01 UTC
Pratt holds the view that if the minority caucus was determined to block the passage of the bill, they would have done all it takes to achieve that feat. Parliament on Thursday, December 22,2022 passed the Vat Amendment Bill which will see a 2.5% increment on the rate. The majority MPs, however, argued that the government needs the revenue to resuscitate the economy urging the NDC MPs to support the passage of the bill. The resistance of the NDC MPs was curtailed after the process, since they could only get 135 of their members against 136 of the majority. The VAT vote was the only one of eight items the minority caucus opposed in the 2023 Budget that it lost.
December 27, 2022 11:13 UTC
The prayers of the family of then-bedridden businessman Asuma Banda to have former president John Dramani Mahama and the National Chief Imam intervene in the impasse between the various factions in the family appears to have been answered as both personalities have so far visited Alhaji Asuma Banda. Shortly after pictures surfaced of John Mahama sharing some moments with Alhaji Banda, a video of the National Chief Imam and some leadership of the Muslim community holding prayers for the business mogul has been circulating on social media. The video which per GhanaWeb checks was taken at one of the residences of Alhaji Asuma Banda has the Chief Iman leading prayers for him. The visit by the Chief Imam and his entourage follows an interview granted Rainbowradio by sisters of the former Chief Executive Officer of Antrak Air for him to intervene in the issue. ”We are still appealing to friends, the business community, and all those who know our brother to intervene.
December 27, 2022 10:15 UTC
General News of Monday, 26 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe government is set to reintroduce a quota system for admission into the various public colleges of education in the country. A letter addressed to principals of colleges of education by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC), indicated that the quota system will start in the 2022/2023 academic year. “We bring for your attention and action permissible admission figures for entry into level 100 at the colleges of education in the 2022/2023 academic year. For avoidance of doubt, payment of Feeding Grants and Trainee Allowances will be guided by these numbers,” parts of the statement read. The GTEC shared a list of colleges and the number of students they are to admit with Mccoy College of Education have the least quota of 160 and the Presbyterian College of Education, the Akrokerri College of Education as well as Berekum College of Education having the highest quota of 320 students.
December 27, 2022 01:34 UTC
General News of Monday, 26 December 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comFormer President, John Dramani Mahama has paid a special visit to ailing Ghanaian business mogul, Asuma Banda. John Mahama’s visit comes after the sisters of Asuma Banda made a public appeal for him to intervene in the impasse that is preventing them from getting access to their brother. ”We are still appealing to friends, the business community, and all those who know our brother to intervene. "John Mahama knows my brother so well. The two wives are tired, and we want to take over as his sisters,” Hajia Shatta said.
December 26, 2022 20:32 UTC