Sunday , 23 July 2017

DEVELOPMENT

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

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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 »

Ghana’s first Space Satellite enters Orbit

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Ghana has successfully launched its first satellite into space. GhanaSat-1, which was developed by students at All Nations University in Koforidua, was sent into orbit from the International Space Centre. Cheers erupted as about 400 people, including the engineers, gathered at the school’s premises to watch live pictures of the launch. The first signal was received shortly afterwards. It is ... 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 »

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 »

Ghanaians staying in Saudi Arabia to be deported

Hajj-Pilgrims

An overwhelming number of unskilled Ghanaian immigrants who sojourned in Saudi Arabia for greener pastures are set to be sent back to the country for not possessing legal documentation. These immigrants are beneficiaries of a 90- Day amnesty by the Gulf Country in March to all undocumented immigrants to ease their exit out of the country without embarrassment or fines. ... Read More »

K.P. Boateng: In two years, I spent all my money on cars, clubs, and friends that really weren’t

KP signs new deal at Las Palma4

How Kevin Prince Boateng feels off the pitch goes a long way in determining the football he’ll display on it, and the Las Palmas have seen the best of the Ghanaian, who is happy with life at his new club. In an exclusive interview with MARCA, the 23-year-old opens up on his move to the Canary Islands and other personal ... Read More »

Only brilliant students will enjoy free SHS – Education Minister

Mattew Opoku Prempeh - Minister of Education

Only students who pass their examination will have the opportunity to enjoy the government’s Free SHS policy in September, the Education Minister has revealed. According to Mathew Opoku Prempeh, students who fail at the basic education level will not benefit from the policy as government readies to roll it out. The Free SHS policy was a major campaign promise of ... Read More »