Airbus scandal: Government moves to get $30 million compensation – Oppong Nkrumah

Airbus scandal: Government moves to get  million compensation – Oppong Nkrumah

The government says it has initiated moves to get Ghana’s share of compensation from the controversial Airbus bribery scandal repatriated to the country. The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who disclosed this said the government has been engaging an international law firm since June 2020 to get the funds, about $30 million sent to Ghana. “Since June this year we’ve been engaged with an international law firm that has extensive experience in investigations and anti-corruption transactions so that we may get some assistance in repatriating our about $30 million…

You should not allow yourself to be influenced by politicians – Shatta Wale to ghetto youth

You should not allow yourself to be influenced by politicians – Shatta Wale to ghetto youth

Ghanaian award-winning dancehall star and record producer Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr. ‘Shatta Wale’ has admonished the ghetto youth not to allow themselves to be used by politicians during the December polls. On Monday, December 7, 2020, Ghana will go to the polls to decide who will lead the country for the next four years. While Ghana is gearing up for the elections, Shatta Wale has taken to Twitter to share a few words with his core followers and the ghetto youth. He started off by saying ‘Ghana will be…

2020 polls: I’ll accept the results and I pledge to Ghana’s peace, unity, safety – Akufo-Addo

2020 polls: I’ll accept the results and I pledge to Ghana’s peace, unity, safety – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said he will accept the final results of the 7 December 2020 polls. In his peace message at the 3rd High-Level Meeting of the Presidential Elections Peace Pact 2020 on Friday, 4 December 2020 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, the President, who is seeking a second term on the ticket of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), said: “We, in the NPP, want a credible election, conducted in a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere”. “We are certain we have a track record that will make…

Social media more profitable than CD sales – Ohemaa Mercy deflates claims by old artistes

Social media more profitable than CD sales – Ohemaa Mercy deflates claims by old artistes

One of the major problem people especially veteran musicians in today’s entertainment industry are facing is the advent of social media and its influence on sales. Whiles the new crop of musicians praise the new platform, the old ones who are not acquainted with the new opportunity say it has rather come to collapse the business. According to veteran musicians, social media has made them lose a lot of money after it took over the traditional method of album selling. But speaking on Kumasi based Pure FM in an interview…

‘You need free SHS to enable you understand democracy’ – Prince David Osei to Christiana Awuni

‘You need free SHS to enable you understand democracy’ – Prince David Osei to Christiana Awuni

Ghanaian actor Prince David Osei has jabbed actress Christiana Awuni over her criticisms against the actors who campaigned for Lydia Alhassan in the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency instead of their fellow actor John Dumelo. He told Christiana Awuni to get free education to enable her to appreciate that Ghana is practicing democracy. The actress heavily criticized all the actors who campaigned against Mr. Dumelo. In a video posted on Instagram, the actress said “I am shy for my fellow actors, I can’t believe that because of greed they did that to him.” In…

‘I’m cool with Dumelo’ – Kalybos replies critics

‘I’m cool with Dumelo’ – Kalybos replies critics

Ghanaian actor and comedian, Richard Kweku Asante popularly known as Kalybos has said that he and his fellow actor John Dumelo who is contesting in the December 7 election as parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wougon on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) do not have scores to settle. On Wednesday, December 2, some actors from the Ghana Movie Industry including Kalybos, Prince David Osei, Bismark the joke among others went to Ayawaso West Wougon to campaign for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the NPP’s parliamentary candidate for the constituency Lydia Alhassan…

‘Such nonsense’ – Bridget Otoo sharply replies Oti-Adjei, blogger over reactions to her ‘daft celebrities’ comment

‘Such nonsense’ – Bridget Otoo sharply replies Oti-Adjei, blogger over reactions to her ‘daft celebrities’ comment

Bridget Otoo has sharply replied fellow journalist Michael Oti-Adjei and blogger Ameyaw Debrah over their divergent views on her controversial “daft celebrities” comment. Bridget Otoo was in the trends on Twitter for describing celebrities who went to the Ayawaso West Wuoguon constituency to campaign against fellow celebrity John Dumelo as daft. Following that Oti-Adjei expressed his opinion that he does not see the logic in the view of Bridget Otoo that celebrities need to support other celebrities and not have preferences. He wrote: “Everybody is free to pick a side and propagate…