Thursday , 18 January 2018

GENERAL NEWS

Sarah Pobee: Ada East reject DCE nominee

FLASHBACK: Hon Sarah Pobee on arrival at the District Assembly back in May for endorsement which ended in disappointment

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 »

Ada fishermen threaten war with sea guards who stop them from illegal fishing

Ada fishers clash

Some local fishermen in Ada in the Greater Accra Region on Friday gave a red signal that they are not happy about Governments move to combat illegal fishing in Ghana. These fisherfolks who believed that, illegal fishing is the only solution to continue the chain of their livelihood have protested Government initiative to monitor fishermen whose activity is depleting the ... Read More »

Mahama inaugurates Obasanjo Centre for Governance

Mahama inaugurates Obasanjo Centre for Governance

Former President John Mahama has chaired a ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria, to inaugurate the Olusegun Obasanjo Centre for Good Governance and Development at the National Open University of Nigeria. A statement from the office of Mahama said the ceremony, which was also attended by a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloma Mukhtar, was an opportunity to honour the former ... Read More »

Sulley Muntari banned for racism protest in Italy

Muntari booked in racism row

Ghanaian midfielder, Sulley Muntari has been banned for one game after he protested against racist abuse. He was booked for dissent after asking the referee to stop Sunday’s Serie A match against Cagliari, claiming he was being racially abused. The 32-year-old ex-Ghana international then walked off the pitch in protest for which he received a second yellow card, officials have ... Read More »

Sarah Pobee and A.L. Akrofi appointed DCEs for Ada East and West

Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee - gets nod of President Akufo-Addo again as District Chief Executive nominee, Ada East

The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, per the provisions of the constitution, has nominated A. L Akrofi and Sarah Pobee as the DCEs for the Ada East and West districts respectively. Their nominations is however subject to confirmation by the respective district assemblies through a voting process which is to be held within 21 days from the day of announcement. ... Read More »

President Akufo-Addo meets former presidents Rawlings, Kufuor and Mahama

president with former presidents

Communiqué of the meeting between the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and the three former Presidents, theIr Excellencies, Jerry John Rawlings, John Agyekum Kufuor and John Dramani Mahama, convened at the Presidency, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, to discuss issues bordering on governance in Ghana. President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, invited the three former ... Read More »

Six confirmed dead in Assin Juaso road accident

Assin manso accident

The Central Municipal Police Commander have confirmed six people dead and four injured in a road accident that occurred at Assin Juaso in the Central Region on Saturday. According to the Assin Central Municipal Commander of the Police Motor Traffic and Transport Division (MTTD), he said four died on the spot while the other two died at the Saint Francis ... Read More »

20 year old Ghanaian student Samuel Kwarteng shot dead in US

gun play

A 20-year-old Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) student was shot to death around midnight on Thursday, while standing on a front porch of an off-campus home. Samuel Kwarteng had come to VCU from his home city of Alexandria. He was a senior in the electrical engineering program. Kwarteng was killed during an altercation on the 1200 block of W. Moore Street. One person, not affiliated ... Read More »