Zapp Mallet blasts Shirley Ayorkor Botchway for shading Dumelo

Zapp Mallet blasts Shirley Ayorkor Botchway for shading Dumelo

Ghanaian music producer, Emmanuel Mallet popularly known as Zapp Mallet has lambasted the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, over her ‘unruly’ comments against Mr. John Dumelo. The minister, whilst campaigning for NPP’s Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary Candidate, Lydia Seyeram Alhassan on Friday, November 27, 2020, threw ‘shots’ at Mr. Dumelo, claiming that Parliament is a place for serious minded people and not for retired actors who think they have some fame. “Parliament is for serious minded people and not people who have done some movies and…

Christian Council prays for peace

Christian Council prays for peace

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has climaxed its three-day national fasting and prayer with a National Prayer and Thanksgiving Service for the December 7 general election. The thanksgiving service which was held at the Perez Dome last Sunday (December 30), on the theme: “Seek Peace & Pursue It (Psalm 34:14), brought together heads of some religious bodies in Ghana such as the Ghana Pentecostal And Charismatic Council (GPCC), National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches (NACCC) the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) and the Ghana Charismatic Bishops’ Conference. Present…

Next NDC gov’t to fully absorb fees for all first-year tertiary students in 2021

Next NDC gov’t to fully absorb fees for all first-year tertiary students in 2021

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has announced that if elected into office, the school fees of Ghanaian students who will be admitted to tertiary institutions in the 2020/2021 academic year will be absorbed fully. A statement signed by the Party’s National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo on 1 December 2020 indicated that the “Fa Ninyinaa” policy was accepted for incorporation in the People’s Manifesto based on the recommendation of the NDC’s Education Policy Group. The statement noted that the “Fa Ninyinaa” policy is an addition to the “Kyemupe” policy cited in…

Electoral Commission to manually verify 542 persons on election day

Electoral Commission to manually verify 542 persons on election day

The Electoral Commission (EC) has explained that the total number of persons who will vote via manual verification in the December 7 General Election is 542. This is because even though they registered, their names were not captured in the final register. Consequently, the EC has provided a “Missing Names List” which will be made available at various polling stations to enable them to vote. Their names, together with their Form One As and Cs, would be made available at the polling stations where they registered. Addressing a press conference…

Dec polls: Abronye DC’s convoy involved in an accident, 4 persons injured

Dec polls: Abronye DC’s convoy involved in an accident, 4 persons injured

The convoy of the Bono Regional Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kwame Baffoe also known as Abronye DC has been involved in an accident on the Berekum-Drobo road. The incident occurred on Sunday evening 29th November 2020 when the regional team was returning from a rally organised at Atuna and Drobo in the Jaman South Constituency as part of operations win all seats in the region. At Domfete near Berekum an unknown vehicle with registration number GN 4656 Y entered the convoy crashed into the Toyota Hilux…

Daddy, I’m sorry for disrespecting you – Tracey Boakye begs Ken Agyapong

Daddy, I’m sorry for disrespecting you – Tracey Boakye begs Ken Agyapong

Actress Tracey Boakye has rendered an unqualified apology to Member of Parliament(MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong for raining insults on him when he claimed that John Dramani Mahama had bought buildings for her in Accra. The apology comes after the businessman said in an interview that the allegations made against her and John Dramani Mahama were just jokes because he’s a man and is aware how men can become vulnerable when it comes to women. Reacting to Kennedy Agyapong’s claim that his comment was just a joke, the actress apologized to the…

Watch: Wow! Presidential dance battle between “animated” John Mahama and Nana Addo in a hilarious skit by Tales of Nazir

Watch: Wow! Presidential dance battle between “animated”  John Mahama and Nana Addo in a hilarious skit by Tales of Nazir

Ghana’s Election 2020 has caused many civil society organizations and other stakeholders preach peace and Ghana’s favourite animation Character Nazir follow suit. “In the quest to determine the winner of an upcoming presidential election, Nazir and his pet ‘Bianca’ set up an intense dance battle between the two presidential candidates. At the end, peace won.”, he added as a caption. In the video, a dance challenge between the presidential candidate of the ruling party H.E Nana Addo-Danquah Akufo-Addo and flagbearer of the biggest opposition party, NDC John Dramani Mahama got…

Akufo-Addo ‘mother corruption serpent under the innocent looking flower’ – Amidu

Akufo-Addo ‘mother corruption serpent under the innocent looking flower’ – Amidu

Former Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has described President Nana Akufo-Addo as a “mother corrupt serpent under the innocent-looking flower” for denying he ever interfered in his work as Special Prosecutor. Mr Amidu resigned from his position citing interference from the President as the reason for his action. In his resignation letter addressed to the President, the former Special Prosecutor disclosed that Nana Akufo-Addo wanted him to “shelve” the report on the Agyapa deal which said the Transaction Advisor(s) involved in the deal were susceptible to “nepotism, cronyism and favouritism”. Mr…

Maradona laid to rest in private ceremony

Maradona laid to rest in private ceremony

Diego Maradona was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony attended by only two dozen people. Maradona died Wednesday of a heart attack in a house outside Buenos Aires where he had been recovering from a brain operation. Only family members and close friends were permitted at Jardin Bella Vista cemetery for the final religious ceremony and burial of Maradona next to the graves of his parents, Dalma and Diego. Fans waving Argentine flags had gathered along roads as Maradona’s funeral car drove by under heavy security. Many tried to…

Parliament is for serious minded people – Minister shades Dumelo

Parliament is for serious minded people – Minister shades Dumelo

Member of Parliament for Anyaa Sowutuom and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Shirley Ayokor Botchway says Parliament is serious business and not for actors. According to her, Parliament is for serious minded people and therefore the people of Ayawaso West Wugon should choose Lydia Alhassan over John Dumelo. “Parliament is for serious minded people and not people who have done some movies and think they are popular.” Shirley Ayokor Botchway used the opportunity to admonish the people of Ayawaso West Wugon to work hard and not sleep and…