Sunday , 23 July 2017

BUSINESS & TOURISM

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 »

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 »

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 »

Aqua Safari to host 2017 Asafotufiam State Dance

Aqua Safari

Patrons at this year’s Ada Asafotufiam festival will have a lot to cherish in terms of entertainment because this year’s event, being the 80th Anniversary has a lot of changes which the public will savour. The popular State Dance ceremony held every first Saturday night of the festival to wine, dine and dance which is one of the highest points of ... Read More »

Peace and unity as a tool for socio-economic transformation of Ada Traditional area

Mr. C.O.O. Amate delivering the speech at the Labadi Beach Hotel

Full speech delivered by renowned Ada historian, C.O.C. Amate at the launch of the 2017 Asafotufiam festival at Labadi Beach Hotel on Monday 19th June, 2017: The title of this talk would seem to suggest that there is no peace and unity in the Ada traditional area and also that the Ada people want to have their socio-economic life transformed. ... Read More »

Sege to host part of 2017 Asafotufiam festivities

Hon. A.L. Akrofi, DCE for Ada West delivers speech at launch of Asafotufiami 2017

For the first time in the history of the Ada Asafotufiami festival, Sege, capital of Ada West will host part of the activities to mark the 80th Anniversary of the popular event. This was revealed by the organizers during the launch of the festival at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra on Monday. The event to be hosted in Sege ... Read More »

Ada Asafotofiam festival: what have we achieved 80 years on?

Various messages by the ids of Ada as the community prepares to welcome the world in August

By Louisa Atta Akpoto Awe, Awe, Awe Aweeeee… Agba e, Bleku Tsor Nsu, o, Nsu Enam, o, Enam Manye, o, Manye Adibane Kpotoor This appellation amidst firing of musketry, drumming and dancing is the sight to behold in the Ada Traditional Area when we celebrate the Ada Asafotufiam festival. The festival is mostly celebrated in the first week of August ... Read More »

80th Ada Asafotufiami festival launched in Accra

Ada asafotu at 80

The chiefs and people of Ada have launched this year’s edition of the Asafotufiami festival under the theme ‘Asafotufiami@80: We are on a transformational journey’ at a colourful ceremony held at the plush Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra on Monday night. Scheduled for 3rd to 10th August, 2017 in Ada, this year’s festival is sponsored by Groupe Ideal whose President, ... Read More »

Cedi stability not artificial – Finance Minister tells critics

Ken Ofori atta Finance Minister

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has pushed back hard against critics that the recent gains made by the cedi against major trading currencies, particularly the dollar, is artificial. “I’m not sure that there is any issue of artificiality in this because all we have done has been consistently tackling the variables of revenue, expenditure,” he told the media at the ... Read More »

Time with Lisa: Dark clouds hang over Kasseh and we must fight it

The Kasseh Police carrying the dead body away from the crime scene

Wednesday dawn’s tragic incident in Kasseh where the Musama Disco Christo Church pastor was shot to death by unknown assailants is very appalling and something must be done about it. Kasseh, is a cosmopolitan town with people with diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. Kasseh, is the heartbeat of Ada. Kasseh, is the economic hub of Ada. My database as a ... Read More »