Sunday , 23 July 2017

ADA-NEWS

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 »

Ada chiefs fraternise with ex-President Mahama, invite him to Asafotu

Ada chiefs invite President Mahama

A delegation of chiefs and leaders from the Ada Traditional Area have called on former President John Dramani Mahama. The royals reportedly called on the president to formally invite him to the 2017 Ada Asafotufiami Festival next month. The theme of this years festival celebration is dubbed, “Peace and Unity as a tool for socio-economic transformation of the Ada Traditional ... Read More »

Ada cannot be taken for granted again – Ada East District Assembly Chief Whip

Thomas Katey Jumpah - the writer and Chief Whip, Ada East District Assembly

I salute all well meaning people of Ada as I duly observe all protocol. The election to confirm or otherwise the president’s nominee couldn’t come off as scheduled in the letter summoning all Hon members of the Ada East District Assembly signed by the Presiding Member. Today, all honourable members were present at the stipulated venue ready to cast our ... Read More »

A. L. AKROFI apologises for Ada East DCE election postponement but District Coordinator insists he acted right

The high table at the meeting of Ada East Assembly members

The much anticipated elections of the Ada East District Assembly to confirm the president’s nominee for DCE could not come off. This is due to a letter from the Deputy District Coordinator postponing the election indefinitely. The letter that was circulated yesterday stated that the directive for the postponement of the election was from the Regional Coordinating Director. Though most ... Read More »

Breaking News: Confirmation of Ada East DCE postponed

Assembly members ofthe Ada East District during the voting on Monday

Confirmation of President’s nominee for Ada East District has been postponed indefinitely, Adacommunityonline.com can exclusively report. We previously reported that the Presiding member for the Assembly, Hon. Simon Arthur circulated a latter inviting all the assembly members for a special meeting to vote on the Government nominee, Hon. Sarah Pobee on Tuesday 11th July, 2017 which happens to be tomorrow. ... 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 »

Ada East District Assembly to vote for DCE again on Tuesday

Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee - will wait for confirmation at a later date

The presiding members for Ada East Assembly Hon. Simon K. Arthur, on 4th of July signed a letter of invitation which is being circulated to Assembly members . The agenda of the letter sound positive : Confirmation of President’s Re Nominee as District chief Executive.  This is the Second time the assembly is going to decide on the Government nominee. This special meeting ... Read More »

Ada Market Association demand representative on Asafotufiam Planning Committee

Ada Market association

This came to light immediately after the market association have presented themselves to the Traditional authorities, activity held at the residence of Nene Ada the Paramount chief of Ada Traditional Area. Ada market is patronized by neighboring Districts and Regions in Southern Ghana. It is situated at Kasseh in the Ada East District in the Greater Accra Region. Traders and ... Read More »

President Akufo-Addo re-nominates Sarah Pobee for Ada East DCE post

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

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated five more persons for the positions of Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCEs) and has has also given 15 rejected DCE nominees, including Sarah Dugbakie Pobee of Ada East, the chance to represent their various assemblies again, subject to the approval of the members. Hon. Sarah Pobee, a former assembly member for Fiagbedu electoral area ... 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 »