Companies ready to deliver PPE mid-May – Managers

Companies ready to deliver PPE mid-May – Managers

The local companies contracted to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) to help fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread have given an assurance that they are on course to deliver the equipment by the mid-May deadline. The managers of those garment companies said they had adequate and regular supply of materials from the Akosombo Textiles Limited (ATL) and the Ghana Textile Print (GTP) to produce the items. In the wake of the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, the government selected four garment companies, including Dignity DTRT, Sleek Garments, Cadling Fashions Limited…

VIDEO: He was calling my wife at midnight – Osebor explains why he attacked Obinim

VIDEO: He was calling my wife at midnight – Osebor explains why he attacked Obinim

Two days ago, Hon Kennedy Agyapong, exposed Bishop Obinim as a chronic womanizer and Osebor, whose name was mentioned during the expose has come to confirm Kennedy Agyapong’s report. According to the Assin Central MP, Osebo, a popular Ghanaian boutique owner who is also known as Nana Aba Anamoah’s baby daddy, stormed the house of Obinim to warn him to stop chasing his wife. In a new viral video, Osebo granted an interview in which he detailed what exactly pushed him to go and attack the man of God at…

COVID-19 prevention directives enhanced — Oppong Nkrumah

COVID-19 prevention directives enhanced — Oppong Nkrumah

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said the President has enhanced the COVID-19 preventive interventions by insisting on the wearing of nose masks. He, therefore, dismissed the assertion that the lifting of the partial lockdown in parts of the country will derail the fight against the spread of the virus. Speaking at the government’s periodic public briefing on national COVID-19 response in Accra yesterday, the minister said the government was in the process of ensuring that the masks were made available to the public. He said the…

Economy expands: Expands from GH₵ 300bn in 2018 to GH₵349bn in 2019

Economy expands: Expands from GH₵ 300bn in 2018 to GH₵349bn in 2019

Ghana has maintained its position as the second biggest economy in West Africa after Nigeria. This was after the size of the economy was valued at GH¢349.48 billion ($66.9 billion) as of December 2019, using an exchange rate of GH¢5.2 to the dollar. This is compared with the previous year’s figure of GH¢300.6 billion ($65.56 billion), the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has revealed. The GSS stated that provisional GDP estimates for 2019 showed a growth rate of 6.5 per cent compared to 6.3 per cent in 2018. Per capita income…

Dumelo offers ¢200k interest free loan to ‘hand to mouth’ businesses in Ayawaso

Dumelo offers ¢200k interest free loan to ‘hand to mouth’ businesses in Ayawaso

Ghanaian actor-turned-politician, John Dumelo, has voted 200,000 cedis to assist struggling small scale businesses within the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency in Accra where he is seeking to become the Member of Parliament. The amount will be disbursed to traders who are mostly engaged in ‘hands to mouth’ businesses as interest-free loans to cushion them in the midst of the deadly coronavirus which is causing businesses to flounder. He observed the Covid-19 outbreak including the partial lockdown in parts of the country has negatively affected many businesses in the Ayawaso West…

I don’t know what Captain Smart drank or smoked – Ursula Owusu fights back

I don’t know what Captain Smart drank or smoked – Ursula Owusu fights back

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Communications Minister, has hit back strongly at Captain Smart, a radio presenter, after the latter rained curses on her for allegedly not being candid with expenses on the virtual concert to launch the COVID-19 Tracker App. The minister, in a Facebook post indicated that she returns Captain Smart’s curses back to him, “he and his family will suffer, not me.” The Ablekuma West legislator had been accused by the Adom FM presenter of spending huge sums of cedis on musicians who performed at the virtual concert. He subsequently invoked curses…

Scrap useless ministries to save money to revive economy – A Plus to Akufo-Addo

Scrap useless ministries to save money to revive economy – A Plus to Akufo-Addo

Anti-graft campaigner, Kwame A Plus, has called on the Akufo-Addo-led government to cut down the size of his ministers to save the public purse. Ghana has over 100 ministers – the largest ever under the Fourth Republic. In a recent Facebook post, the maverick musician wondered why some ministries are still in existence when the country is struggling to service its loans as well as develop. “Instead of going on a borrowing spree to fill the $12 billion deficit financing, we can raise money by cutting down frivolous expenditure like…

BIRTHDAY: Chief Imam turns 101 today

BIRTHDAY: Chief Imam turns 101 today

Ghana’s National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu is 101 years old today, Thursday, 23 April 2020. The Chief Imam is widely recognised across the country as an exceptional leader and an epitome of peace. Last year, on Sunday, 21 April 2019, the Chief Imam joined a mass service at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Accra to mark his 100th birthday anniversary. Biography of Nuhu Sharubutu Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu was born at Accra cow-lane in April 1919 by reputable parents from a well cultured and knowledgeable House.…

Gospel ‘Beef’: You Need A New Baptism -Cecilia Marfo spits venom at Diana Asamoah

Gospel ‘Beef’: You Need A New Baptism -Cecilia Marfo spits venom at Diana Asamoah

Musician cum Evangelist, Cecilia Marfo says Diana Asamoah needs to be baptized again. Some weeks ago, Diana Asamoah in an interview called on her colleague, Cecilia Marfo to desist from spitting into the mouths of her congregants in the name of deliverance. Her comment did not sit down well with some Christians who thought if she has something against her fellow Christian, she should have gone to her to make it known. Reacting to the claims by Diana Asamoah, she said the musician [Diana Asamoah] needs to be baptized again…

I don’t know what Captain Smart drank or smoked – Ursula Owusu fights back

I don’t know what Captain Smart drank or smoked – Ursula Owusu fights back

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Communications Minister, has hit back strongly at Captain Smart, a radio presenter, after the latter rained curses on her for allegedly not being candid with expenses on the virtual concert to launch the COVID-19 Tracker App.  The minister, in a Facebook post indicated that she returns Captain Smart’s curses back to him, “he and his family will suffer, not me.” The Ablekuma West legislator had been accused by the Adom FM presenter of spending huge sums of cedis on musicians who performed at the virtual concert.  He subsequently invoked curses…