Month: October 2020

Abena News

Manasseh Azure’s speech at Baah-Wiredu memorial lecture

SOURCEManasseh Azure Chairperson, Professor Audrey Gadzekpo; the Chief Policy Analyst at the Ghana Institute for Public Policy Options, Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobbey; distinguished audience, ladies and gentlemen. When Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor was sworn into office as the second president of the Fourth Republic in 2001, I was busy preparing for my Basic Education Certificate Examination […]

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Sports

FIFA President Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The President of world football governing body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino, has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. FIFA made the announced in a statement on October 27, 2020. According to the statement, Infantino, aged 50, has reported mild symptoms and will quarantine for at least 10 days. The statement statement indicated that “FIFA President Gianni […]

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Sports

‘I’m sorry for Balotelli’ – Mancini

Former Man City boss, Roberto Mancini has said he’s ‘very sorry’ for Mario Balotelli, who is struggling to find a new club. The former Italy international has been without a club since he terminated his deal with Brescia after the relegation to Serie B. “I’m very sorry, now he’s 30 and would be at the […]

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Abena News

Maj. Mahama trial resumes Nov. 19

The Accra High Court hearing the trial of 14 suspects connected with the murder of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama will be resuming on 19 November 2020.  The court was expected to resume the trial today, Thursday, 29 October 2020 but had to be adjourned. The trial has been on hold since 29 February […]

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Politics

Gov’t c’ttee on compulsory land acquisition coming – Akufo-Addo to Ga chiefs

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that a committee will be established in 2021 to investigate issues of compulsory acquisition of lands by the government. The committee will also be required to look into the consequences of such cases and how those lands can be restored to the custodians. Addressing the Greater Accra Regional House of […]

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Politics

Akufo-Addo presents 100 buses to STC Coaches Limited

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 27 October 2020, presented one hundred (100) buses to the Intercity STC Coaches Ltd, the largest supply of buses to the company since its establishment. Presenting the buses to the company, President Akufo-Addo stated that the presentation of the buses demonstrates Government’s commitment to revamping the operations of […]

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Abena News

Akufo-Addo condemns Odododiodio clashes, calls for peace

President Nana Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 27 October 2020, condemned last weekend’s violent clashes between supporters of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). At a mini-rally at Odododiodio, as part of his tour of the Greater Accra Region., Mr Akufo-Addo said: “We want peace in Accra in the […]

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Abena News

Asawase MP, NDC supporters storm police station, chant for release of 10 colleagues arrested by anti-robbery squad

Some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Asawase constituency of the Ashanti region have besieged the regional police headquarters over the arrest of 10 of their members. Clad in party t-shirts, the NDC members are demanding the immediate release of their colleagues. The NDC activists were arrested by the anti-robbery squad […]

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Abena News

Samson Lardy Anyenini is GJA Journalist of the Year

Mr Samson Lardy Anyenini is Journalist of the Year 2019. The award was conferred on him at the 25th Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) Awards. The lawyer, who works with Multimedia and hosts Joy FM’s Newsfile programme, was recognised for his work in promoting democracy and peace-building. Read the full list of award winners below: Journalist […]

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Abena News

Rawlings’ son Kimathi appears at grandmother’s funeral to pay his last respect

Kimathi Rawlings, son of Former President Jerry John Rawlings appears to have stoked conversation on social media platforms with respect to the striking resemblance he bears to his father. A photograph of the young man and his sisters at the final funeral rites of their grandmother Victoria Agbotui has been in circulation with many expressing how smart […]

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