Wednesday , 20 September 2017

OPINION

Ada Chiefs, reject the van donation and think Ada first!

The 15-seater Nissan urvan donated to the Ada Traditional Council by Hon. Ghansah

Why the chiefs must reject the Van donation made to them by the Member of Parliament. Why should the Chiefs accept a van donation when there are a lot of problems facing their subordinates? If there is a school at Pute (PUTE PRESBY BASIC SCHOOL) which has become a death trap to the Pupils and teachers of that school and ... 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 »

Ministry of Youth and Sports, a bomb in waiting?

Hon. Isaac Asiamah - Sports Minister

Asks Michael Okuley Over the years, Ghana has received international recognition through the efforts of some sporting individuals. Ghana has achieved a lot of laurels at every championship. Being the first African country to win the African Cup of nations for keeps and the recent rise in the FIFA World Cup have forced some sports loving fans to christen the ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Ada East DCE appointment: Sarah deseved it!

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

Surfing the Internet, I stumbled upon an article written by one gentleman, expressing his chagrin about the District Chief executive DCE appointed for his area. He questions and laments why Ms Dugbakie is given the nod, despite being underdog in the race, and also one with the least academic qualification amongst all the candidates who vied for the position. In ... Read More »

Ada East DCE: Nana Addo, why Sarah?

President Akufo-Addo

By Ephraim Teye Spines, concerned citizen of Ada. Article 243 of the constitution provides that there shall be a District Chief Executive for every district. The Chief Executive then becomes the chief representative of the central government in the district. I also know for sure that a district is a versatile multi-faceted ‘entity’ which needs a strong leader, both academically ... Read More »

Time with Lisa: Dark clouds hang over Kasseh and we must fight it

The Kasseh Police carrying the dead body away from the crime scene

Wednesday dawn’s tragic incident in Kasseh where the Musama Disco Christo Church pastor was shot to death by unknown assailants is very appalling and something must be done about it. Kasseh, is a cosmopolitan town with people with diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. Kasseh, is the heartbeat of Ada. Kasseh, is the economic hub of Ada. My database as a ... Read More »

The triumph of Democracy in Ghana and West Africa

A woman votes in Ghana's 2016 elections

Democracy may be in retreat in the rest of the world, but this sub-region is bucking the trend. Followers of world news may be forgiven to believe that democracy is in retreat around the world. Readers of the New York Times were shocked to learn the extent to which democracy is “de-consolidating” around the world. Who would have guessed that Swedes, ... Read More »

Salt: Multi-billion dollar resource untapped

Songor Salt mining

Ghana has abundant salt deposits but is unable to satisfy West African demand let alone successfully compete with global producers. Known as ‘white gold’, salt is one of the most common minerals on the planet and throughout history has served as an important foundation of civilisation. Its importance cannot be over stated as there are about 14,000 documented benefits of ... Read More »