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Author Archives: Lewis Numekevor

Existing voter ID unacceptable for new EC registration

The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) will not accept the existing voter ID cards as a proof of eligibility when it commences the compilation of a new voter register on the 30th of June, adacommunityonline.com can confirm. This was contained in the judgement delivered by the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25. Confusion has emerged following the judgement as the ... Read More »

Only rich people contract the coronavirus – Sege residents

Many residents of Sege, capital of the Ada West District in the Greater Accra Region, believe that COVID-19 affects only the rich, contrary to scientific facts. While some of them said the coronavirus may exist somewhere in the world but not Ghana, others said even if it was in the country, the number of infected people were being exaggerated because ... Read More »

Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for Coronavirus

  The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is recovering in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Information available to adacommunityonline indicates that the Minister has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra over the past week. Multiple sources in the medical team at the hospital who confirmed the information  say the Dormaa Central MP was ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Ghana records 262 new cases to reach 11,118

  Ghana’s Coronavirus case count has crossed 11,000 as the country records 262 new cases, according to latest updates by the Ghana Health Service. Four hundred and ninety-eight cases were announced midday on Friday, June 12, and barely 12 hours after that, latest figures released by the Ghana Health Service on Saturday, June 13, 2020, indicate that the new case count is ... Read More »

Manya Krobo fix new date for Dipo puberty rites 2020

The priests and priestesses of Lower Manya in the Eastern region of Ghana have fixed July 31, 2020 to commence the  Dipo rituals for adolescent girls. Nomo Enock Awasabi Gbertey of Pierngua Osiekuse in the Lower Manya Krobostate has disclosed this on Thursday in an interview with Radio Ada. According to him, the Dipo calendar has been interrupted by the ... Read More »

Covid-19 positive MPs refuse to self-isolate

The leadership of Parliament has warned persons who took the COVID-19 test and have been reached by the medical team of the National COVID-19 Taskforce to urgently heed to the directive to stay away from Parliament.They said by visiting Parliament, those who tested positive including members and officials of Parliament and journalists would only imperil the lives of others who ... Read More »

Salt at Ada has potential to develop petro-chemical industry – President Akufo-Addo

Friday, 12th June 2020, President Akufo-Addo has assured the people of Ada of government’s determination to develop the salt industry in the area. He said the industry has the potential of developing the petro-chemical industry and serve as a foreign exchange earner for the country. President Akufo-Addo gave the assurance when a delegation of Chiefs from the Ada Traditional Council ... Read More »

Pastor who allegedly threatened EC boss tests positive for cannabis, tramadol

    A drug test conducted on Kwabena Owusu Adjei, the self-styled pastor who was arrested for allegedly threatening Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission has tested positive for tramadol and cannabis. A medical report, sighted by Citi News from the Police Hospital showed that his urine sample was taken and tested for some banned substances on Tuesday, June 9, ... Read More »

EC suspends voters registration pilot as BVR machine fails

The Electoral Commission’s pilot of the anticipated Voting Registration exercise in the Western Region has been suspended. 3news.com can report that the BVR machine used to capture the bio-data of applicants has developed a fault. Officials who were at the section to capture the bio-data have already packed off the machine. The about 15 persons who were at hand to ... Read More »