Ghanaian musician, Blakk Rasta has called on the Inspector General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare to arrest flagbearer hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kennedy Ohene Agyapong for threatening to mention names of ministers who are into illegal mining.
According to him, IGP Dampare was quick to arrest Prof. Frimpong Manso when he disclosed that there are ministers who are involved in illegal mining, hence the same approach should be employed to arrest Kennedy Agyapong for making similar claims.
The radio personality expressed his worry over the state of the nation with regard to illegal activities that have destroyed water bodies and endangered the lives of the people involved.
“Kennedy Agyapong is saying that there are a lot of ministers in this government who are involved in illegal mining. When Professor Frimpong said this, the IGP [Dampare] quickly rushed in a Rambo style with guns and weapons of mass destruction to uproot one man. His life was threatened. At the end of the day, the Attorney General tells us that this man was on a conjecture spree,” he said.
Police arrest alleged killer of a hairdresser in Suhum
The police have reportedly made headway in the investigation of the murder of a 35-year-old hairdresser in Suhum.
A 35-year-old hairdresser identified as Afia was killed by an unknown person on Monday morning at Wudokum, a village community near Okorase in the Suhum Municipality of the Eastern Region.
A week after the murder, Rainbow Radio’s Teacher Kwadjo, who broke the story, announced to reporters that one labourer, Kwasi, had confessed to killing the Afia after being arrested by the police.
According to a report filed by Teacher Kwadjo, the police initially arrested Afia’s husband but released him after Kwasi was picked up following intelligence that he was seen with the deceased.
Kwasi, according to the report, admitted to killing Afia because she refused his advances and, even on the said day, refused to have sex with him, which is why he hit her with a brick.
Government will do all it takes to alleviate your plight – Akufo-Addo assures Volta flood victims
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the people of Mepe and other flood-affected areas in the Volta Region, caused by the Akosombo Dam spillage, that the government will spare no effort to assist them during these challenging times.
Regardless of their political affiliations or voting history, Akufo-Addo reaffirmed that he is president for all Ghanaians and that he remains committed to his presidential mandate of standing up for them in their times of trouble.
During an interaction with the residents on Monday, October 16, the President emphasized his commitment to the welfare of every Ghanaian, stating, “When I took the oath of office as president, I took the oath of office as president for every single individual in Ghana, of all the people in Ghana, all districts whether they voted for me or not, once I have taken the oath of office I am the president of all the people.”
Akufo-Addo assured the community, known as a political base for the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), that the government would do everything within its authority to alleviate their suffering.
More communities will be wiped into the sea if Akosombo dam breaks down – VRA
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has issued a warning that the Akosombo Dam must not exceed its operational level, as overtopping it could lead to disastrous consequences.
The VRA expressed its readiness to continue water spillage from the dam should its current water level approach the brink of overtopping to avert a potential catastrophe.
Edward Obeng Kenzo, Deputy Chief Executive of the VRA, disclosed that the current water level of the dam stands at 277.26 feet, while its maximum operational level is 277.5 feet.
Speaking during an interview on Citi FM, Mr. Kenzo emphasized the VRA’s commitment to avoid further spillage if possible, but underscored the critical importance of preventing the dam from surpassing its operational limit.
Shatta Wale pens heartfelt message ahead of birthday
On October 16, just hours before his birthday, renowned dancehall artist Shatta Wale took to his Twitter handle to share a heartfelt message. Expressing his gratitude for the journey of life and entreating his fans to celebrate with him and find happiness in their own lives.
Shatta Wale who has recently been in the trends for his spats with many personalities, highlighted his vulnerabilities as a human and admitted to making mistakes. He however urged fans and followers to ignore such and rather focus on his songs.
“After today I want to stay calm and do what God asked me to come do for mankind ..please and please you can be my friend if only you don’t come into my life to torment Me. Yes, I am human and you should know by now that we are not perfect in this please kindly try hard to pay attention to my sweet melodies and find happiness in your life..
“I have been thru the worst things but I trod on because of my belief in the most high God and that spirit has made me realize the most precious gift we have in this world .. It’s my birthday and I want you to start celebrating with me in love but not hate.
“Be part of the shatta story and don’t be late !! Happy birthday Shatta wale,” Shatta Wale tweeted.
I was at the point of giving up, but God blessed me with twins — Davido
Afrobeats star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has confirmed welcoming a set of twins with his wife, Chioma.
Recall on Friday a video capturing Chioma carrying a set of twins, a boy and a girl, fresh from the hospital in the United States went viral.
Confirming the news for the first time, Davido at the United Masters Select Con event Saturday, said he and his wife were shaking when they discovered they were expecting twins.
He said that despite how hard it was losing his son, Ifeanyi, he still kept the faith.
“I was at the point of giving up. I thought I was never going to be able to sing ever again. I’m telling God, I’m doing this no more. After that, I have had my most successful year, I have had my biggest album. Three days ago, my wife delivered twins. A beautiful boy and girl came back in double. I kept the faith despite it being hard.
“When my wife and I found out, we were shaking, and it was in the same month my son passed. My son passed away last year in October, and my wife gave birth this year in October,llllll” he said.
Medeama SC return after DC United match in USA
Ghana Premier League champions, Medeama SC have returned to Ghana after a brief trip to the United States of America for a friendly match against DC United over the weekend.
On Saturday, October 14, 2023, Medeama SC engaged in a friendly game with DC United at the Audi Field in Washington.
The match concluded with a 2-1 victory for DC United, with goals scored by Dájo Pines and Nigel Robertha, while Nurudeen Abdulai netted the consolation goal for the Ghanaian club.
The Mauve and Yellow Club arrived at Kotoka International Airport in the afternoon of Monday, October 16, 2023.
Medeama currently occupy the 17th position on the Ghana Premier League table, with two matches still outstanding due to their participation in African competitions and the friendly match against DC United.
The Ghana Premier League champions are expected to take on FA Cup champions Dreams FC on matchday 6 of the league.
Chris Hughton is not a good coach – Charles Taylor
In the wake of Ghana’s lacklustre performance in their recent friendly against Mexico, former Black Stars player Charles Taylor has pulled no punches in his assessment of coach Chris Hughton.
The 2-0 defeat, played out in North Carolina, has prompted Taylor to voice his concerns, stating unequivocally that he believes Hughton is not up to the task of leading the national team.
“Chris Hughton is not a good coach. he won’t take us anywhere,” Taylor told Angel TV.
Hirving Lozano and Antuna Romero gave Mexico a 2-0 win over Ghana in an international friendly at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Stephan Ambrosius makes his first start for the Black Stars on Saturday.
Hirving Lozano struck first in the 57th minute before substitute Antuna Romero added the second goal inside 72 minutes.