AKUAPEM POLOO TO BE JAILED THREE YEARS

  Ghanaian actress and social media sensation, Rosemond Brown, popularly known as Akuapem Poloo, could be jailed for a maximum of three years when the Accra Circuit Court sits on Friday. An Accra Circuit Court, presided over by Mrs. Christiana Cann, convicted the social media star after she pleaded guilty in court on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, for posting obscene photos of herself and her seven-year-old son in June last year. According to private legal practitioner, Bernard Owiredu Donkor, Akuapem Poloo can only face a maximum sentence of three years…

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Ben Godfrey’s own goal was the first time Everton had conceded in four matches

Ben Godfrey’s own goal was the first time Everton had conceded in four matches Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel praised forward Kai Havertz after his fellow German played a vital role in the Blues’ victory over top-four rivals Everton. His shot was turned in for an own goal by Ben Godfrey for the opener before the Germany international won a penalty, which Jorginho converted, to maintain Tuchel’s unbeaten record as Chelsea boss. Havertz, 21, moved to London in a £71m transfer from Bayer Leverkusen in September but has only scored one…

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Hearts of Oak beat 10-man WAFA SC 4-0

  Today’s win sees Hearts of Oak climbing to fourth on the Ghana Premier League table Hearts of Oak on Sunday afternoon posted a 4-0 emphatic win over WAFA SC at the Accra Sports Stadium on Matchday 17 of the Ghana Premier League season. The Phobians today hosted the side from Sogakope in Accra with new head coach Samuel Boadu on the touchline. After some end to end action in the first 20 minutes, WAFA SC had a man sent off giving Hearts of Oak the advantage in personnel. Capitalising…

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Election petition verdict to boost investor confidence

  Election Petition ruling is believed to boost local economic development The business community in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis (STMA) say the supreme court ruling upholding the election of Nana Akufo-Addo as President could help enhance investor confidence and boost local economic development. They said the ruling in the election petition case had cleared investors uncertainty and that of the business community. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in an interview, Mr Samuel Alabire, a General Merchant, called on Ghanaians especially, party supporters, to accept the outcome of the Supreme Court…

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Ghana for 3 years was described as one of fastest growing economies – Akufo-Addo

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that his administration is working to ensure that the challenges facing Ghanaians are reduced drastically. He said the country has made remarkable gains in the economy and is seeking to consolidate those gains. In an address to commemorate the 64th independence anniversary on Saturday, March 6, at the Jubilee House, Mr Akufo-Addo said “We recognize that the biggest challenge confronting us is to be able to put our country on the path of sustained progress and prosperity…

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Peace FM’s Kwasi Aboagye has become a lazy presenter – Nana Yaw Wiredu

Entertainment pundit and blogger, Nana Yaw Wiredu has observed that the host of Peace FM’s Entertainment Review, Kwasi Aboagye, has become a lazy presenter. This comes after the veteran radio show host opined in an interview with Zylofon FM’s Sammy flex that most entertainment discussions in the country have lost their relevance. When asked about his assessment of entertainment discussion programmes on radio and television, Mr. Aboagye told Sammy Flex that although there has been progress in the proliferation of entertainment discussion programmes on radio and television, the quality of…

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Why Tsatsu Tsikata is not a judge

  Ghanaian legal luminary Tsatsu Tsikata Ghanaian legal luminary Tsatsu Tsikata has revealed that his biggest dream growing up was to be a judge. According to Tsatsu, he was inspired by a maternal uncle of his who was a judge to become a member of the bench. Speaking on the KSM show on Pan African TV, Tsatsu explained that when he interviewed for a scholarship for secondary school education at Mfantsipim in 1959 as a nine-year-old, he told the interview panel of his lofty ambition of becoming a lawyer and…

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Pope Francis meets powerful Shia cleric in Iraq

Pope Francis has held a symbolic meeting with one of the most powerful figures in Shia Islam on the second day of his landmark trip to Iraq. The Pope’s encounter with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the spiritual leader of millions of Shia Muslims, took place in the holy city of Najaf. It is the Pope’s first international trip since the start of the pandemic – and the first ever papal visit to Iraq. Covid-19 and security fears have made this the pontiff’s riskiest trip yet. The 84-year-old leader of the…

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Myanmar coup: YouTube removes channels run by army amid violence

Demonstrators gathered on the street during an anti-coup protest in Mandalay on Friday YouTube has removed five channels run by Myanmar’s military amid ongoing violence following a coup last month. The video-sharing platform said on Friday that it had removed the channels in line with its community guidelines. Myanmar has been gripped by mass protests demanding an end to military rule and the release of detained elected leaders. Another protester was shot dead by security forces on Friday, in Mandalay, taking the death toll to at least 55. The channels…

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‘Now thank we all our God’ – Domelevo sings amid Akufo-Addo’s directive to retire

The former Auditor-General, Daniel Domelevo’s first public reaction since the directive from the Presidency to retire is an interesting one. He was, in a letter signed by President Akufo-Addo’s Secretary, asked to proceed on retirement based on an indication by the Audit Service Board that Mr Domelevo has exceeded the eligible age to remain in the workforce. “The attention of the President of the Republic has been drawn to records and documents made available to this Office by the Audit Service, that indicate that your date of birth is 1st June,…

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