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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 »

Opinion: Magdaleno-Dogboe and the State of Jr. Featherweight

In this case, maybe it was all about the foundation. Wilfredo Gomez wasn’t the first Jr. featherweight champion. The division had a short life in the 1920s and was reborn, first with the WBC and then the WBA, in the 1970s. Bazooka is the one who made it matter. Jr. featherweight was the house Wilfredo Gomez built. From 1977 to ... Read More »

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

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

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?

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

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?

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!

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?

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

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 »