I surrender, Angel Obinim begs Kennedy Agyapong over leaked videos and MORE

I surrender, Angel Obinim begs Kennedy Agyapong over leaked videos and MORE

Controversial televangelist Bishop Daniel Obinim is calling for truce with New Patriotic Party (NPP) firebrand Kennedy Agyapong who is dropping more secret details of the former exposing him to the world. The outspoken has admittedly said “I surrender them all” to Mr. Ken Agyapong promising he would not engage in war of words with the Assin Central lawmaker who has promised to expose him to the latter. “Members of my church and followers, the way elders are talking and advising me, I have taken it. I can’t disrespect them, for…

President Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 808 prisoners

President Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 808 prisoners

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has granted amnesty to 808 prisoners. This is based on the recommendation of the Prisons Service Council and in consultation with the Council of State, a statement issued Thursday, March 26, 2020, by the Director-General of Prisons, Patrick Darko Missah said. The move is in accordance with Article 72 (1) of the 1992 Constitution. The categories of convicts affected are as below: First offenders – 783 Seriously ill – 11 Inmates on death row now to be commuted to life imprisonment – 7 Inmates serving…

Stop Covid-19 Video Challenge launched

Stop Covid-19 Video Challenge launched

The Stop Coronavirus Ghana, a private-sector led coalition that seeks to support national efforts at combating the coronavirus, has launched the “StopCovid19 Ghana Video Challenge”, with a call on all celebrities to join in the effort to drive awareness on COVID-19 Prevention. The challenge, which forms part of activities of the “Stop Coronavirus Ghana Campaign”, is expected to help increase awareness creation in the fight against the spread of the virus in Ghana. A release signed by Mr Stephen Gyasi-Kwaw, Coordinator of the Campaign, and copied to the Ghana News…

Nobody is a big artiste now because we are all locked down at home – Kelvyn Boy

Nobody is a big artiste now because we are all locked down at home – Kelvyn Boy

Kelvyn Boy is calling for unity among Ghanaian musicians in an unconventional way. The “Mea” singer, in a video said that coronavirus lockdown has humbled all musicians who claim to be big artistes because they have all been locked down at home just like any musician. Kelvyn Boy, who was once described as an underground act by Stonebwoy after their split, said in the new video that “ this be the time we for come together, all the artistes, those wey them dey think say they feel big, them say…

Coronavirus: US Embassy shut down for two weeks

Coronavirus: US Embassy shut down for two weeks

The US Embassy in Accra has been closed to the public for a minimum of two weeks effective March 25 as part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). A statement issued by the Embassy said its staff will continue to work remotely and will do their utmost to assist U.S. citizens with emergencies to the greatest extent possible under the current circumstances.  It said the move was in compliance with the government of Ghana’s call for minimum movement to defeat COVID-19 Read the entire statement below; The…

Ban on used clothing to be strictly enforced in Ghana

Ban on used clothing to be strictly enforced in Ghana

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) is with immediate effect going all out to enforce the ban on the sale of second-hand clothing, including brassieres and panties, the Director-General of the authority, Professor Alex Dodoo, has said. In 1994, Ghana passed the Legislative Instrument (LI) 1586, which outlawed the importation, clearance and sale of used undergarments because they were found to be unhygienic and presented a health hazard.  However, the implementation of the law was never carried out and the second-hand clothing continued to flood the markets. But with the advent…

China didn’t use pastors to fight coronavirus – Kwaw Kese tells govt

China didn’t use pastors to fight coronavirus – Kwaw Kese tells govt

Ghanaian hip-hop and hiplife musician, Kwaw Kese disagrees with government’s ‘fasting and prayer’ approach to fighting the novel coronavirus in Ghana. President Nana Akufo-Addo declared Wednesday, March 25, as a National Day of Fasting and Prayer, and while millions of people were observing, Kwaw Kese said it’s was a wrong approach. According to the “Dondo” hitmaker, the best approach is to use medicine and research from universities just like China did. “Ama Ghana is tired and pitiful. When the disease broke out in China, they didn’t call any pastor to…

Coronavirus: Govt may announce restrictions in some parts of the country – Oppong Nkrumah

Coronavirus: Govt may announce restrictions in some parts of the country – Oppong Nkrumah

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister for Information says government may resort to restrictions in some parts of Ghana, all in the bid to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus. He disclosed that the government is open to all measures to help curb the spread of the pandemic and restrictions in some parts of the country could be part of those measures. Parliament last week passed the Imposition of Restrictions law and that could give the government a new way of ensuring the spread of the disease is halted. “So far,…