Sunday , 23 July 2017

Author Archives: Prince Dornu

From Ada fort to Ada–Foah: The Europeans in Ada

Ada fort2

History has it that the Dutch were the first to open trade between Europe and Ada. In other to make their trading process very easy, they decided to put up a trading post. Their attempt to put up a trade post in Ada delayed because the leadership was undecided. The delay took the Dutch to the 16th century before they ... Read More »

President Akufo-Addo congratulates All Nations University for Satellite launch

President Akufo-Addo - hails All Nations University Space Laboratory team

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated All Nations University Space Laboratory team for putting Ghana into the Global Space community, describing their feat as ‘inspiring dedication, enthusiasm and insight for the project.’ A statement issued by Mr Issah Yahaya, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Communications on behalf of Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister for Communications. It said ... Read More »

Ada chiefs fraternise with ex-President Mahama, invite him to Asafotu

Ada chiefs invite President Mahama

A delegation of chiefs and leaders from the Ada Traditional Area have called on former President John Dramani Mahama. The royals reportedly called on the president to formally invite him to the 2017 Ada Asafotufiami Festival next month. The theme of this years festival celebration is dubbed, “Peace and Unity as a tool for socio-economic transformation of the Ada Traditional ... Read More »

Ada cannot be taken for granted again – Ada East District Assembly Chief Whip

Thomas Katey Jumpah - the writer and Chief Whip, Ada East District Assembly

I salute all well meaning people of Ada as I duly observe all protocol. The election to confirm or otherwise the president’s nominee couldn’t come off as scheduled in the letter summoning all Hon members of the Ada East District Assembly signed by the Presiding Member. Today, all honourable members were present at the stipulated venue ready to cast our ... Read More »

A. L. AKROFI apologises for Ada East DCE election postponement but District Coordinator insists he acted right

The high table at the meeting of Ada East Assembly members

The much anticipated elections of the Ada East District Assembly to confirm the president’s nominee for DCE could not come off. This is due to a letter from the Deputy District Coordinator postponing the election indefinitely. The letter that was circulated yesterday stated that the directive for the postponement of the election was from the Regional Coordinating Director. Though most ... Read More »

Ministry of Youth and Sports, a bomb in waiting?

Hon. Isaac Asiamah - Sports Minister

Asks Michael Okuley Over the years, Ghana has received international recognition through the efforts of some sporting individuals. Ghana has achieved a lot of laurels at every championship. Being the first African country to win the African Cup of nations for keeps and the recent rise in the FIFA World Cup have forced some sports loving fans to christen the ... Read More »

Vice-President Bawumia commends visiting MTN Group Chairman and CEO

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in a hand shake with MTN Group Board Chairman, Phuthuma Nhleko

MTN Group Board Chairman, Mr. Phuthuma Nhleko and other MTN officials paid a courtesy call on the Vice President of Ghana, His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. The visit was part of engagements planned for MTN Group Board members during a working visit to Ghana. A delegation of 25 MTN Group Board Members, Senior Executives and supporting staff convened in Ghana ... Read More »

Breaking News: Confirmation of Ada East DCE postponed

Assembly members ofthe Ada East District during the voting on Monday

Confirmation of President’s nominee for Ada East District has been postponed indefinitely, can exclusively report. We previously reported that the Presiding member for the Assembly, Hon. Simon Arthur circulated a latter inviting all the assembly members for a special meeting to vote on the Government nominee, Hon. Sarah Pobee on Tuesday 11th July, 2017 which happens to be tomorrow. ... Read More »

Fishermen Association protest against attacks on members by illegal vigilante group

Ada fishers clash

The Concerned Greater Accra Region Canoe Fishermen Association headquartered in Sege, the capital of Ada West District have petitioned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to save their members from what they describe as attacks by a vigilante group formed by the Minister for Fisheries and and Aquaculture Development, Miss Elizabeth Afoley Quaye. According to them, the Minister has illegally formed ... Read More »

Ada East District Assembly to vote for DCE again on Tuesday

Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee - will wait for confirmation at a later date

The presiding members for Ada East Assembly Hon. Simon K. Arthur, on 4th of July signed a letter of invitation which is being circulated to Assembly members . The agenda of the letter sound positive : Confirmation of President’s Re Nominee as District chief Executive.  This is the Second time the assembly is going to decide on the Government nominee. This special meeting ... Read More »