All is set for the much-anticipated commissioning of Kantanka Automobile Company Ltd.’s commercial car production units. President John Dramani Mahama will Wednesday, November 25, 2015 commission the company’s Automobile Manufacturing Plant at Gomoa Mpota, Winneba, in the Central Region. A statement signed by Kwadwo Safo Jr. son of founder of the company, Apostle Dr. Ing. Kwadwo Safo, announced this in Accra. “Our company is ready to commence commercial production, sales and servicing of its cars, the ‘KANTANKA CARS’.” The statement said, after years of research and tests, the company and its partners are determined to prove that strong, robust, durable and reliable automobiles can be produced in Africa. “[We] […]
Month: November 2015
The 2012 flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) says president John Mahama must have a big heart to accommodate criticisms that will come from his opponents. Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom says the president cannot be reacting to criticisms in a manner that will detract from the dignity of the presidency. He was reacting to the controversial outburst from president John Mahama. The president during a Changing lives tour rally at the Trade Fair in Accra hit back at his political opponents for daring to describe him as incompetent. According to the president his opponents, particularly the vice presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party have never been president […]
More than 30 people have been killed in a suicide attack at a market in the northern Nigerian city of Yola, officials say. The blast, heard across the city, struck a busy vegetable market where traders were closing up on Tuesday. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari visited Yola on Saturday, declaring that the Islamist militant movement Boko Haram was close to defeat. Yola has twice been hit by deadly bomb attacks this year. The city lies in the north-eastern state of Adamawa, one of the worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency. More than 80 people have been taken to hospital, some with serious injuries, emergency workers say.
Controversial South African pastor, Penuel Mnguni, of the End Time Disciples Ministries was beaten up by some angry South African youths in Mmakaunyane Village in the North Western part of South Africa last week Sunday November 15th. During the attack, the youths burnt down his church and tied him and a member of his church up with rope. Penuel, who is known for engaging in strange practices such as asking his congregation to eat grass, strip naked and swallow live snakes, had been lying low for sometime after a mob led by South African vigilante group, the Economic Freedom Fighters, burnt his church at Soshanguve in Tshwane. He had […]
Half-Assini (W/R), Nov. 16, GNA – Mr George William Somiah, one of the six candidates contesting the Jomoro NDC Parliamentary primaries scheduled for November 21 has withdrawn his candidature from the race. The constituency Secretary of the Party, Mr James B. Benson, made this known in an interview with the Ghana News Agency at Half Assini on Sunday. According to him, Mr Somiah submitted his withdrawal letter to the Party Office on Friday November 13, 2015. Mr Somiah stated in his letter that his withdrawal was “personal and wished those still in the race good-luck”. He said the Party has since relayed the information to the Regional Party executives for […]
Counsel for the petitioners in the 2013 Presidential petition, Phillip Addison, has sued the NPP at the High Court, demanding annulment of Korle Klottey parliamentary primarY results. Mr. Addison and another, Nii Adjei Tawiah say the elections on August 2 which was won by Valentino Nii Noi were illegal. According to them, more than half of the delegates were disenfranchised, and that the organisation of the elections was in violation of the tenets of democratic principles that are supposed to govern the elections. They also claim there was no accreditation and that the register that was used was not certified. The election they say violated article 55 of the […]
Journalists Anas Aremeyaw Anas says he knows the whereabouts of Justice John Ajet Nassam, one of 12 High Court judges mired in a judicial bribery scandal. “I have my intelligence where he is currently at …and I believe we will get there. I think that he outsmarted us and left but it’s not the end of the road yet,” he said on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show, Tuesday. Justice Ajet Nassam is one of the 34 Judges who featured in Anas’ expose on judicial corruption. Twelve High Court Judges and 22 Lower Court Judges were caught on tape allegedly receiving bribes to pervert justice. A five- member committee set […]
Ghanas finest highlife artist, Charles kwadwo fosu, popularly known as Daddy Lumba has said he used to swallow 48 tablets of medicine daily for the past 22 years. He said this on Happy FM on Thirsday revealing that it took a man of God, Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi, to heal him. In the interview with Pastor Nyansaboakwa, the host of the Nsempii Show, the music icon said: “For the past 22 year, I have been swallowing 48 tabs daily. “I visited Glorious Wave Church International at Sakomono three weeks Sunday and Prophet Kobi prophecised about my ill health. He asked me to come to church with all my medications.” Daddy […]
A Pastor with a local Pentecostal church and his friend’s sex adventure reportedly turned into horror recently. They picked up two school girls and began having a fling with them in their car as they drove along Leopold Takawira Street, resulting in an accident. The pastor was a driving a silver Honda vehicle, registration number ADG 9166. Eyewitnesses said the pastor’s friend was having a fling with a girl in the back seat while the pastor, who was driving, had the other girl in the front passenger seat. When the news team arrived at the scene, police had whisked away the two school girls after an angry crowd began beating them […]
Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has made a rare public appearance, removing his trademark mask in an interview with the BBC. In the interview in Accra with the BBC’s Sammy Darko, Anas took off the hood that normally covers his face, and with which he has become synonymous in recent times. However, his identity still remained hidden, as he wore a prosthetic face mask. Anas’ latest investigation uncovered massive corruption in the judiciary involving over 180 people, and has left in its trail very heated and controversial debates across the country.