Tuesday , 24 October 2017

ADA-NEWS

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 »

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 »

Ada Asafotofiam festival: what have we achieved 80 years on?

Various messages by the ids of Ada as the community prepares to welcome the world in August

By Louisa Atta Akpoto Awe, Awe, Awe Aweeeee… Agba e, Bleku Tsor Nsu, o, Nsu Enam, o, Enam Manye, o, Manye Adibane Kpotoor This appellation amidst firing of musketry, drumming and dancing is the sight to behold in the Ada Traditional Area when we celebrate the Ada Asafotufiam festival. The festival is mostly celebrated in the first week of August ... 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 »

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

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 »