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Matters Of Retired IGP And The Deputy IGP, Is The Problem With The Contracts Or The Contractors?

Written by | October 11, 2018 | 0
David Asante-Appeatu, IGP In the actual sense, I don’t have problems with the president giving retiring police officers contracts or extension of office. I don’t have problems with that at all. It is least among my worries as far as policing is concerned. It is at the prerogative of the president to extend the tenures offices of IGPs, Deputy IGPs, COPs and other ranks that he deems fit up to 5 years and that is very constitutional and nobody can challenge that in any court of competent jurisdiction. We can only challenge the appointing authority of the president if those he has given extension of office stay beyond 5 years but for now, all the commentaries being ran are sheer hypocrisy based on personal and parochial interests. I am not interested in those spineless arguments. I also

Our Nurses and Teachers Must Be Profitably Trained for Labor Markets Abroad

Written by | October 5, 2018 | 0
The constant and tiresome run around for the retroactive payment of stipends and allowances for our nurse and teacher trainees ought to creatively inspire the government to devise profitable and productive ways of making our allied health services worthwhile professions in the country (See “Delayed Allowances: Trainee Nurses Threaten to Boycott Class[es]” CitiNewsRoom.com / Modernghana.com 10/4/18). The government and the leaders of the allied health professions in the Philippines, Cuba and elsewhere have been doing this for decades, if not generations. I am talking about the practical possibility of having some of our best trained nurses, and others in the allied health professions, contractually shipped abroad for service and/or practice in countries in dire need of these

Sarkodie shares Video in support of Kwesi Arthur

Written by | June 15, 2018 | 0
Rapper, Michael Owusu Addo, aka Sarkodie has shared a video urging Ghanaians to vote for 2018 BET nominee Kwesi Arthur. The Sarkcess Music boss took to his twitter handle to urge his followers to vote for the “Grind Day” hitmaker to bring the BET African Act Award to Ghana. Sarkodie’s twitter post read, Guys it’s still on … Click NOW let’s bring this Home. #IPICKKWESIA18 @KwesiArthur_ Hit this Link NOW Kwesi Arthur was recently nominated by the Black Entertainment Television (BET) in the Viewer’s Choice Best New International Artiste category and most celebrities have rallied to show support. HIGHES ✔@sarkodie Guys it’s still on … Click NOW let’s bring this Home … #IPICKKWESIA18 @KwesiArthur_ Hit this Link NOW >> https://www.bet.com/shows/bet-awards/2018/bet-international/nominees/vote-viewers-choice-best-new-international-act.html … 6:29

5 Preventive Self-Defense Mechanisms Every Woman Should Master

Written by | May 21, 2018 | 0
Photo credit- Keenesata.com Move #1: Straight punch If someone is in front of you and you’ve ID’d him or her as a threat (read: you’ve used verbal communication to try to get this person out of your personal space, or his or her hands are on you), a straight punch can be very effective. Push from the ball of your foot and thrust your hip and fist forward at the same time, which will maximize your strength, says Campbell. “Really drive from the ground, and don’t let your elbow flip up; your contact area should be the pointer and middle finger knuckles, not your ring and pinky finger knuckles.” Also, keep in mind that aiming your punch for a vulnerable area—for example, your attacker’s eyes, nose, or throat—will be most effective, says Campbell. Move

President Akufo-Addo Holds In-Camera Talks With Asantehene Otumfuo

Written by | May 9, 2018 | 0
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo met the Asantehene in a closed door meeting at the Manhyia Palace in the early hours of today [Tuesday]. The meeting, according to sources was to address recent concerns Otumfuo Osei Tutu II raised over attempts by some persons in government to denigrate his stool. Though sources will not disclose what transpired during the meeting, it is believed that the President was there to address the very issues Otumfuo raised last week about the conduct of the NPP in Kumasi. John Boadu A few days ago, the acting General Secretary of the NPP, John Boadu revealed that some leading members of the party knelt before Asantehene to assuage his anger. Media reports suggested that the Asantehene was angry due to claims that some persons close to the government

Baba Jamal Must Not Push His Luck Too Dangerously, Else…

Written by | April 25, 2018 | 0
Baba Jamal Baba Jamal, the former National Democratic Congress’ Member of Parliament for Akyem-Akwatia, has every inalienable democratic right to harbor any sort of weird or bizarre loyalty and opinion about former President John Dramani Mahama. But the former Deputy Labor and Employment Minister has absolutely no right, whatsoever, to cavalierly presume to insult the intelligence and dignity of the indigenous people of Akwatia and Okyeman, in particular Akyem-Abuakwa (See “I’LL Defend Mahama’s Legacy with My Blood – Baba Jamal” Abusuafmonline.com / Ghanaweb.com 4/24/18). I don’t know how much Mr. Jamal thinks that his blood may be worth, but it bears sternly pointing out to him that the township and people of Akyem-Akwatia and Akyem-Abuakwa owe him and his democratically

Gun Shots Fired In The Northern Region As 4 Sustain Injuries

Written by | January 15, 2018 | 0
Four people have been injured in Diisah, a community in the Northern Region after some ‘warriors’ from a neighbouring community, Wasipi, allegedly burnt down the entire community. A resident of Diisah, Bavak John, told Joy News the warriors alleged to be coming from the quarters of a rival chief invaded the community Saturday evening and perpetrated crime. Joy News’ Northern Region Correspondent, Martina Bugri, reports that due a lack of medical facilities, “local residents who are into extracting bullets from peoples’ bodies” have been contacted to remove the pellets of bullets from the bodies of the four victims. The police are still in the community but are yet to speak on the conflict. Cause of attack A long-standing chieftaincy dispute between the Gonjas and the Tampulmas

COCOBOD Chief’s Salary Is The People’s Business

Written by | March 31, 2017 | 0
When Dr. Stephen Opuni, the former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), had his assets frozen, recently, many were the voices that chalked the move to pure political partisanship. To such voices, it was only a matter of time before Dr. Opuni’s assets were de-frozen and a profuse apology promptly rendered by the Government. The man who has been widely alleged to be the blood relative of former First Lady Lordina Mahama had also been widely accused of running a thoroughgoing scam at the former Ghana Cocoa-Marketing Board (GCMB) long before the Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that hired him was democratically removed from office. Indeed, as I vividly recall, there was even a time when some junior workers at the nation’s largest produce-buying

We will be citizens not just workers – Korle-Bu staff assure President Akufo-Addo

Written by | January 24, 2017 | 0
Workers at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra say they will live by the motivational words of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with a promised to be citizens of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. The General Secretary of the Korle Bu Senior Staff Association (KOSSA), James Clifford Oblitey said “the staff wants to be the citizens of Korle-Bu in the first place”. Members of the Korle Bu Senior Staff Association (KOSSA) are demanding the immediate interdiction of the Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Gilbert Buckle, Director of Finance Bright Korkuyie and Chief Internal Auditor Stephen Ayer Perdison over unauthorized Christmas bonuses received. Mr. Oblitey told Onua FM’s Yen Sempa host, Bright Asempa that “we want to be citizens of Korle-Bu before

Mahama’s “Babies” Beautifully Copying The “Sins” Of NPP!

Written by | December 20, 2016 | 0
When the New Patriotic Party lost the 2012 election, there were talks that Nana Akufo Addo and his Akyem cabal’s control of the soul of the party was imminent. Nana Akufo Addo’s age and ill heath was classified as one of the main reason the leadership and control of the elephant party could slip to the Ashanti faction of the party. To avert this deadly implosion which would have consigned many of the Akyem mafias to the backstage of happenings in NPP, an elaborate plot was hatched by Nana Akufo Addo and his men to extend their dominance. Thankfully, they found genuine cover in the 2012 election petition. Propagandists of the Akyem mafias managed to whip party supporters in line to believe that Nana Akufo Addo won the 2012 election but was painfully denied of victory. Clever as these