Coronavirus: Kwahu Easter festivities called-off

Coronavirus: Kwahu Easter festivities called-off

The Annual Kwahu Easter Festival and all activities associated with it have been officially cancelled. The Kwahu Traditional Council. in a Press Release signed by its Registrar, Mr Samuel Tuffour, said the decision was in line with President Nana Akufo-Addo’s directive on the current COVID-19 outbreak. President Akufo-Addo in a televised address Sunday, March 15, banned social gatherings in the next four weeks as part of measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country. Ghana on Sunday announced four more cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) bringing the…

Kpone landfill site poses danger to residents

Kpone landfill site poses danger to residents

There is a looming environmental disaster at Kpone in the Kpone-Katamanso municipality in the Greater Accra Region, as an overflowing landfill site in the area continues to be used as dumping ground for both faecal matter and solid waste. And as if the situation is not bad enough, there is fire still burning in the waste, months after the site caught fire in August 2019 and was deemed to have been closed down. Also, an old landfill site that was decommissioned some years ago has been reopened, thereby worsening the…

Suspend Ghana card registration – STRANEK

Suspend Ghana card registration – STRANEK

Policy think tank, Strategic Thinkers Network (STRANEK) has called for the suspension of the Ghana card registration exercise considering the confirmation of the coronavirus cases in Ghana. A statement issued by the policy think tank wondered why the National Identification Authority (NIA) has failed to issue any statement on the matter. The Director of Public Health at Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie has confirmed that about 151 persons have so far been exposed to patients with confirmed cases of the COVID-19 in Ghana. He gave the update on the…

COVID-19: “Sleep sweetly; have no fears, God’s hands on you” – Agyinasare to Ghanaians

COVID-19: “Sleep sweetly; have no fears, God’s hands on you” – Agyinasare to Ghanaians

Bishop Charles Agyinasare has urged Ghanaians not to entertain the spirit of fear despite the entry into Ghana of the coronavirus. Ghana has confirmed six cases so far. So far, 162,651 cases have been recorded globally with 6,069 deaths. 76,219 of the cases have recovered fully. Quoting Psalm 91: 4: ‘He shall cover thee with His feathers and under His wings shall thou trust: His truth shall be thy shield and buckler’, Bishop Agyinasare told the congregation of Perez Chapel International on Sunday, 15 March 2020: “You want to use…

Don’t allow fame to destroy your bright future – Delay advises Bosom P Yung

Don’t allow fame to destroy your bright future – Delay advises Bosom P Yung

Television personality, Deloris Frimpong Manso known popularly as Delay has advised Bosom P Yung to avoid complacency as his young career is blossoming According to her, the ‘Ataa Adjoa’ hitmaker needs to focus on the numbers rather than being eaten up by the fame he’s currently enjoying. To her, it is better to invest his energies and resources in ensuring that his craft becomes topnotch. Using Sarkodie as an example, Delay encouraged Bosom P not to relent upon his success in the music industry but rather focus on been consistent…

So many women are chasing me for dates and I’m confused – Bosom P Yung

So many women are chasing me for dates and I’m confused – Bosom P Yung

Ataa Adwoa hitmaker, Bosom P Yung says he’s currently not into any relationship because the ladies are many and he’s confused as to who to settle with. He made this known when he spoke to Delay on the “Delay Show” which was monitored by MyNewsGh.com. The musician asserted that he has only dated once in his lifetime. According to him, no woman can lay claim to him because he’s not had an affair with any lady since his days in the university. Bosom P Young mentioned that he’s currently a…

I’m bisexual – Princess Shyngle

I’m bisexual – Princess Shyngle

Ghanaian-based actress Princess Shyngle has said she is bisexual. Princess Shyngle disclosed this in an Instagram post on Friday, 13 March 2020. The actress, who began a ‘rumour challenge’ where she asked her followers to tell her what they had heard about her and she would tell them the truth, wrote: “I’m bisexual”, in response to a follower who said she had heard the actress was a lesbian. Princess Shyngle is also an Instagram model who is known for her hour-glass shape. She rose to fame when she represented The…

Arrest persons who sell hand sanitizer above normal price – Former Ridge Hospital Boss

Arrest persons who sell hand sanitizer above normal price – Former Ridge Hospital Boss

Former Medical Director of the Ridge Hospital, Dr. Thomas Anaba has urged President Akufo Addo to issue an executive directive to cause the arrest of anybody who sells hand sanitizers above the normal price in the wake of the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Following the confirmation of cases of the disease in Ghana, there’s been a run on hand sanitizers. And now, sanitizers are exceedingly hard to come by. Where it isn’t sold out, enterprising sellers are charging outrageously inflated prices to make huge profits. Commenting on the development in…

Parliament begins extended sittings today

Parliament begins extended sittings today

Parliament will commence an extended sittings beginning today, March, 16, 2020. The extended sittings which has adopted Mondays and Saturdays as additional days will run all through to April. The deputy Majority leader, Sarah Adwoa Safo explained that the sittings will enable the House to deliberate on critical issues which are time-bound. Meanwhile, the Minority in parliament wants an early adjournment of the house over health concerns. First Deputy Minority Whip, Ahmed Ibrahim, in a similar situation in 2019 intimated that the practice of having late night sittings and extended periods…

Pogba sets up birthday fundraiser to fight coronavirus

Pogba sets up birthday fundraiser to fight coronavirus

The Manchester United ace wants to raise £27,000 to help the battle against the pandemic Manchester United star Paul Pogba has set up a fundraiser in a bid to help the fight against COVID-19. The virus has swept across the globe from China, with more than 167,000 cases confirmed worldwide and nearly 6,500 deaths as a result of what has now been declared a pandemic. Sport has been dramatically affected by the disease, with football suspended in all of Europe’s leading countries and other major events postponed or cancelled. Celebrating his 27th…