Tuesday , 30 May 2017

GENERAL NEWS

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 »

Fetish priestess arrested for recruiting young girls into prostitution

Okomfo Ama Serwaa

A fetish priestess Nana Ama Serwaa a.k.a Asuobena Komfo at Barekese in the Atwima Nwabiagya North of the Ashanti region has been arrested by the Suame Divisoinal Police for recruiting young girls to her house to engage in illicit sex trade. According to the Ashanti Regional Police Commander DCOP Ken Yeboah, a search conducted on the suspect’s seventeen (17) bedroom ... Read More »

Ada-born Christian Atsu seals four-year deal with Newcastle

Atsu - makes stay at Newcastle permanent

Newcastle United have announced completing a four-year permanent deal with Ada native, Christian Atsu after his season long loan term. Atsu joined Newcastle last summer on loan from Chelsea FC. He fought for a place in the Rafael Benitez’s side, bagging five goals in 32 appearances to help Newcastle emerge champions of the English second tier league and gain promotion ... Read More »

Ada youth appeal to President Akufo-Addo over sacked Ada East District appointees

Leaders of Ada Youth for Development addressing the media at the press conference

The Ada Youth for Development, a non-governmental organisation composed of the youth of Ada on Thursday May 18, 2017 held a press conference at the forecourt of Radio Ada at Big-Ada to express their grievances over the dismissal of nine government appointees to the Ada East District Assembly following the rejection of the president’s nominee for District Chief Executive, Hon. ... Read More »

Greater Accra Minister swears-in endorsed DCEs

Greater Accra DCEs sworn in

Greater Accra Region’s newly confirmed District Chief Executives (DCEs) were sworn into office by the Regional Minster, Hon. Ishmael Ashitey at the Regional Coordinating Council on Wednesday. A host of DCEs who were endorsed over the past two weeks including that of Ada West, Hon. A. L. Akrofi and Ningo-Prampram, Hon. Jonathan Doku. More to follow….   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 »

9 government appointees sacked after failure to endorse Ada East DCE nominee

Assembly members ofthe Ada East District during the voting on Monday

A total of nine government appointees to the Ada East District Assembly have been sacked with immediate effect after failing to get the president’s District Chief Executive nominee for the area endorsed, Adacommunityonline.com can exclusively report. The Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council issued a revocation letter late Monday afternoon, few hours after 23 assembly members voted against the presidential nominee ... Read More »

Sarah Pobee: Ada East reject DCE nominee

Hon Sarah Pobee all smiles on arrival at the District Assembly for her DCE endorsement which didn't go well

The District Chief Executive nominee for Ada East in the Greater Accra Region, Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee has failed to get the required number of votes to be endorsed as the substantive CE for the area after assembly members unilaterally decided against her candidature on Monday. A total of 23 members vote no to the paltry 13 which endorsed her ... Read More »

Jonathan Doku receives 100% approval to become new Ningo-Prampram DCE

Jonathan Doku delivers maiden address after receiving overwhelming endorsement to become the new District Chief Executive of Ningo-Prampram

News just coming in indicates that Jonathan Paanii Doku, the DCE nominee for Ningo-Prampram, has just been confirmed as the substantive District Chief Executive for Ningo-Prampram District. He got an overwhelming 100% endorsement from the assembly members during the voting on Friday afternoon. Stay glued to adacommunityonline.com for more details including pictures. Read More »

A. L. Akrofi gets 100% endorsement as new DCE for Ada West

A L Akrofi delivers maiden speech to thank  assemblymembers following his confirmation as DCE for Sege

A.L. Akrofi, the District Chief Executive (DCE) nominee for Ada West District was on Thursday afternoon unanimously confirmed to the position in Sege. Hon. Akrofi received a rapturous acclamation by assembly members as the substantive District Chief Executive, with an overwhelming 100% endorsement. A renowned educationist, banker and administrator, Mr. Akrofi was nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo last ... Read More »