Thursday , 18 January 2018

GENERAL NEWS

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 »

Prof. Puplampu appointed Vice-Chancellor of Central University

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The University Council of Central University has appointed Professor Bill Buenar Puplampu as Vice-Chancellor of the University for a five-year term. The appointment took effect from June 1, 2017. A statement signed by Reverend Tetteh Djangmah, Head of Public Relations Directorate of the University, said Prof Puplampu takes over from Professor Kwesi Yankah, who resigned early this year to take ... 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 »

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 »