Friday , 17 November 2017

BUSINESS & TOURISM

McDan CEO installed Development Chief of Ada

McDan installed development chief

The Ada Traditional Council on Saturday installed the Group Chairman of McDan Group of Companies, Dr Daniel McKorley, as Development of Chief of Ada, in the Greater Accra Region. Dr McKorley, a native of Ada was installed under the stool name Nene Koranteng Kabu I at the 80th Ada Asafotufiami held at the Ada Presbyterian Park. His installation ceremony involved ... Read More »

PHOTOS: 2017 Ada Asafotufiami festival thrills

chiefs at Lenobinya on Friday

The 2017 Ada Asafotufiami festival is happening live in Ada right now and thanks to our big boss, Godwin Alorgbey, we have been able to garner some videos and pictures of what’s going on in our homeland. We promise to bring you more highlights of events as they proceed including Miss Asafotu as they happen especilaly on our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Adacommunityonline/ ... Read More »

MTN donates towards 2017 Asafotufiami festival

MR PRINCE NYARKO, REGIONAL SALES MANAGER FOR GREATER ACCRA PRESENTING THE ITEMS TO NAANA KABUKUOR DAGOJO DUMAALEY I, PARAMOUNT QUEEN OF ADA

MTN, the leading mobile telecommunications company in Ghana, has presented a cash cheque of GHS7,000.00, airtime worth GHS1, 000.00 and drinks hamper to the Ada Traditional Council in support of the celebration of the 80th Asafotufiami festival. Apart from the donation, MTN will also support with the organisation of the Durbar of Chiefs and People of Ada, the Ada Royal Walk and music celebration ... Read More »

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 »