Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Nanumba North DCE, NPP youth ‘seize’ water treatment plant

Some youth suspected to be supporters of the New Patriotic Party, backed by the Nanumba North District Chief Executive, Abdulai Yaquob, have taken control of the community water system at Binbcheratanga in the Nanumba North District of Northern Region. This has led to a water shortage over the past four days in Binbcheratanga, forcing residents to trek long distances to a single borehole ...

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Citi TV to honour Tommy Annan Forson at ‘The Eminence’

After more than 35 years of sterling contribution to the media in Ghana, Tommy Annan-Forson, a doyen of broadcasting will be presented a special award by Citi TV. This award, scheduled for November 18, 2017, is to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Tommy to the Ghanaian media. The maiden edition of the programme dubbed ‘The Eminence,’ will take place at ...

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Zambia: Lusaka mayor mocked for sleeping in public

Mayor of the Zambian capital, Lusaka, has become the butt of social media trolls after he was photographed sleeping in public. The photo which showed Wilson Kalumba, 53, in what was a deep sleep went viral on Zambia’s social media scene – Facebook and Twitter especially. The photo has sparked social media debate as a number of people are already ...

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We’ve not received any petition for Agyapong’s reinstatement – Blay

The hierarchy of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), is yet to receive any official petition demanding the reinstatement of its suspended General Secretary, Kwabena Agyapong. This is regardless of a number of groups making appeals in the media for the NPP hierarchy to forgive him. The NPP suspended its 2nd Vice Chairman, Sammy Crabbe, alongside Mr. Agyapong in 2015, after they were ...

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Dagbon youth angry over Yaa-Naa funeral stalemate

The Dagbon Malimi-zungo Network (DAMAZ), has expressed misgivings about the mediation efforts of the three eminent kings following what they call delays in the implementation the final phase of the road-map to peace in Dagbon. A recent meeting between representatives of the Abudu and Andani royals at the Manhyia palace in Kumasi was inconclusive. Whereas the Abudus insisted that the ...

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Gov’t not working with ‘Youth Empowerment Synergy’ – NYA

The National Youth Authority (NYA), has noted to youth-inclined NGOs that it has no ties with an advertisement calling on them to register with a group calling itself the Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES). The Authority in a statement said that YES has no authorization to collect data of youth groups on behalf of the Republic of Ghana. A Daily Graphic ...

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UG Medical Centre intended to be managed by Legon – Mettle-Nunoo

The University of Ghana was always envisioned to manage the University of Ghana Medical Centre, a Deputy Health Minister under the Mills administration, Rojo Mettle-Nunoo has said. Speaking on Eyewitness News, amid the apparent impasse between the Ministry of Health and the University of Ghana, the former Deputy Minister indicated that, a number of requests were made with regards to the management of the facility. ...

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I won’t ignore ‘new phenomenon of vigilantism’ – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured that he will not turn a blind eye to what he called “the new phenomenon of vigilantism” in Ghana. Addressing a meeting of the National House of Chiefs on Monday, President Akufo-Addo vowed not to compromise on such acts of lawlessness perpetrated by supposed party followers. “On the new phenomenon of vigilantism, I will do everything in my power to ...

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KMA begins relocation of traders, drivers

Scores of traders spent Monday morning in long queues in a bid to secure better places for their trading activities. The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), is relocating traders and drivers in the Central Business District of Adum, Kejetia, Pampaso, S.A.T and Dr. Mensah to Race Course and Abinkyi markets, which has the capacity to take over 4,000 traders. The relocation exercise ...

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NDC lost in Central Region due to disunity – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has attributed the massive defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region, in the 2016 general elections, to disunity and egocentric tendencies among its members. Speaking at Cape Coast in the Central Region where the party held the third of its nationwide unity walk, he observed that, “we know that the party in ...

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