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Brong Ahafo: African Bicycle Contribution Foundation Distributes Its 340th Free Bamboo Bicycle

Written by | December 7, 2018 | 0
DORMAA AHENKRO, Ghana, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/Knowledge Bylanes — The U.S.-based African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF) recently distributed an additional 50 free bamboo bicycles, to under-resourced students in rural Ghana. This time, in its 11th distribution event, the Foundation contributed bicycles in the Dormaa District, Brong Ahafo Region, in Southwest Ghana. The Dormaa District distribution actually marks the second ABCF distribution in Brong Ahafo and brings the total number of bicycles contributed by the Foundation to 340. The Foundation’s fifth bicycle distribution event took place on July 26, 2017, in Amasu, in the same Brong Ahafo Region. According to Bernice Dapaah, the founder and CEO of the company, in Kumasi, Ghana, that manufactures the EcoRide bamboo

New Regions Gets GHc20m Each

Written by | December 1, 2018 | 0
Each of the six yet-to-be created regions will receive an amount of GHc20 million as seed capital if they sail through successfully in the upcoming referendum slated for December 27, 2018, Minister for Regional Reorganization and Development, Dan Botwe has said. According to him, the amount is to enable them put in place critical infrastructure for a smooth takeoff. “In anticipation, the 2019 budget and economic policy has allocated GHc20 million as seed capital per the new regions for the provision of critical infrastructure to enable the new regions to take off. So if they succeed, they have that one to start setting up and taking over their region,” Dan Botwe said at a press conference on Thursday. Government is seeking to create six additional regions namely; Western North, Oti, Bono

Dodowa Land-Guards Arrested

Written by | December 1, 2018 | 0
Seven persons (7) have been arrested by the Dodowa Divisional Police Command following a clash between land-guard and land-owner factions in the Shai Osudoku district. “As a result of that attack, some sustained injuries on their head and were bleeding profusely,” the Dodowa Divisional police Crime officer, Superintendent Reuben Dugah, told Citi News. This was in line with the account of Medical Superintendent of the Shai Osudoku Hospital, Dr. Ken Brightson, who first confirmed the eruption of violence on te premises of the facility to Citi News. The fight is reported to have been caused by a misunderstanding over some parcels of land located at Wodokum in Dodowa. Wounded persons from the clash were first transported to the Shai Osudoku Hospital for treatment. While medical professionals

Prime Minister Of St. Vincent And The Grenadines Donates Books To George Padmore Research Library

Written by | December 1, 2018 | 0
The Prime minister, Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, interacting with readers (Medical students) at the Padmore library The Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, together with a five-member delegation has paid a visit to George Padmore Research Library on African Affairs, a division of Ghana Library Authority as part of a five-day state visit in Ghana. Deputy Resident Librarian of the George Padmore Library, Simon Teye received the delegation and briefed them on the history and essence of the Library as a research hub in the country. The delegation, which included the wife of the Prime Minister, was taken through the various departments of the Library and introduced to some rare collection of the great Pan Africanist, who the library is named after. The Prime Minister

Russia President, Vladimir Putin Says: Africa Is A Cemetery For Africans

Written by | November 23, 2018 | 0
President Vladimir Putin has called for politicians, high-ranking figures and their loved ones to return home to the “Motherland”. Photo: Getty   “When an African becomes rich, his bank accounts are in Switzerland. He travels to France for Medical treatment. He invests in Germany. He buys from Dubai. He consumes Chinese. He prays in Rome or Mecca. His children study in Europe. He travels to Canada, USA, Europe for tourism. If he die, he will be buried in his native country of Africa.

New Music: Sharon Stone – “ODI ME Ruff” (Prod. Tyga Beatz)

Written by | November 15, 2018 | 0
Rising Afrobeats singer Sharon Stone (Belgium) Base is finally out with her latest single, titled “ODI ME Ruff”.Produced by Tyga Beatz.. Enjoy the full song released under Sharon Records label listen & share your views with us.  

Farmer Threatens Ex-Lover

Written by | October 12, 2018 | 0
A District Magistrate Court in Enchi has remanded into police custody, a 34 year-old farmer for allegedly threatening to kill his ex-lover on four separate occasions. Kwaw Kwadu pleaded not guilty to causing unlawful damage and threat of death. Detective Sergeant, Joseph Kwadwo Agyare, told the Court, presided over by Mr Eric Baah Boateng that the complainant, in the case Regina Abeka is a farmer and ex-lover of the accused. He said a month ago, the accused who resided in the same house with the complainant at Kwahu, near Enchi, proposed love to her and she accepted but that a week later, the complainant’s mother saw the two and advised her daughter to quit as they were relatives. The prosecutor said Regina broke the news to the accused, who became offended and threatened severally to

Labourer Defiles Class Two Pupil

Written by | October 12, 2018 | 0
A twenty year-old labourer, Gideon Ntaah, has been remanded into police custody by the Enchi District Magistrate Court for allegedly defiling an 8-year-old class two girl. Although Ntaah was charged for defilement, his plea has not been taken and he would reappear in Court on Tuesday 16, October 2018. Prosecuting, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ebenezer Anim Ofori, told the presiding judge, Mr Eric Baah Boateng, that the complainant, is the victim’s mother and she resides in the same compound house at Akuoboi, near Enchi with the accused person. According to him, the accused person’s wife often visited the complainant to watch television programmes in her living room. He said on September 21, this year, at about 1600 hours, the complainant was cooking in her kitchen and

Number#12: Court Throws Out Ken Agyapong

Written by | October 11, 2018 | 0
  Kennedy Agyapong has said he’ll pay Anas the 25 cedis if he [Ken] loses the case it court. A High Court in Accra has declined an application by Kennedy Agyapong seeking to dismiss the ȼ25 million defamation suit against him by Anas Aremeyaw Anas. The Court, presided over by Justice Daniel Mensah, also held that the writ filed by Anas does not in any way violate the constitutional rights of Mr Agyapong as no relevant legal points have been raised to substantiate that claim. Mr Agyapong claimed that the wearing of a mask and the concealment of his identity breached his constitutional rights under article 33 of the Constitution. Mr Agyapong had filed an application seeking to dismiss Anas’ law suit on the basis that the writ was incompetent; that it did

Rawlings Is Angry

Written by | October 11, 2018 | 0
Former President Jerry John Rawlings Former President Jerry John Rawlings has apparently become incensed by the ongoing documentary by Multimedia News Channel, Joy News, on the killing of the three High Court judges and a retired army officer in the heat of the revolution in 1982. Last week, he promised to drop a ‘bombshell’ about the killings in the coming days, but it seems he cannot wait any longer. He posted on social media platform Twitter, on Tuesday that there is an attempt to ‘rehash’ and’re-cook’ history and described it as “vicious and callous political opportunism.” “We have rehashed and re-cooked history to make innocent people look murderous. And in the next breath using the same name to endorse yourselves, because Rawlings