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GYEEDA Rot: Jailed Assibit Fights Back In Appeal Attempt

Written by | February 24, 2018 | 0
The Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill International Group, Philip Assibit, will be appealing his 16-year jail term. Speaking to the media after court proceedings, Assibit’s lawyer, Kwaku Paintstil, said the appeal will include an application for bail. “Obviously, I have gotten instructions [to file an appeal against the conviction] and we are going to do that,” he stated. “To the very best of what I know and what we have discussed, anytime next week, the appeal will come out and I can also assure you that it will be coupled with an application for bail, pending the determination of the substantive appeal,” Mr. Paintstil added. Assibit was sentenced alongside the former National Coordinator of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency (GYEEDA), Abuga Pele, to a combined

I’m Not Aware Of The Latest Corruption Perception Index – Rawlings

Written by | February 23, 2018 | 0
Former President Rawlings in a chart with President Nana Addo Former President Jerry John Rawlings has said he is unaware of the latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI) indicting the government of Ghana of doing little to fight the canker. Ghana was ranked 81 out of 180 countries in the 2017 CPI released on Wednesday by Transparency International, scoring 40 as against last year’s score of 43 and dropping 11 places in the process. It is Ghana’s worst performance in the last six years in its fight against the canker. Quizzed on the latest CPI, Mr. Rawlings who is widely known for his great abhorrence of all forms of public sector corruption, stated that he is ignorant of the latest index. “I am not aware of it,” he told Starr News’ Daniel Nii Lartey on the sidelines

Parliament Approves Amidu As Special Prosecutor

Written by | February 20, 2018 | 0
Parliament has approved Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor to tackle corruption cases in the country. Prior to that, Deputy Minority Ranking Member on Constitutional Affairs, Dr. Dominic Ayine, asked Parliament to put the approval on hold, as his suit against Mr. Amidu’s nomination is still pending at the Supreme Court. Drawing on Standing order 93(1), Dr. Ayine invited the Speaker of Parliament to rule on whether the House’s intention to approve the nominee will not be wrong pending the Supreme Court case. But the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, ruled against Dr. Ayine’s argument thus paving the way for Amidu’s approval. Mr. Amidu was vetted by Parliament’s Appointments Committee last Tuesday, February 13. The vetting,

A Popular Kumawood Star To Die Soon Unless He Comes For Deliverance – Prophet Claims

Written by | February 20, 2018 | 0
A self-acclaimed man of God, Prophet Micheal Kojo Poku, has said God has revealed to him in a vision that Kumawood superstar, Lilwin, will soon die. According to the prophet, Lilwin can only stop his death when he reaches out to him for a serious deliverance session. This revelation by the prophet was is contained in a report by GH Gossip. Prophet Poku is said to be the founder and leader of Fire Time Prayer Ministry. According to him, while was was preaching, the vision came to him, followed by a warning from God to organize a prayer session for Lilwin. The prophet is quoted as saying: “I saw in a vision that Lilwin has died while I was preaching and God told me that, if prayers are not raised for the actor, he may die prematurely.” “Lilwin needs to pass through a powerful deliverance

How To Pack Light When Travelling With Kids

Written by | February 16, 2018 | 0
When travelling with kids, there is a very high possibility that you are going to overpack. This is because you have to pack for your kids. This should not always be the case since you can pack light regardless of the number of kids or people you are travelling with. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency highlights ways you can pack light when on vacation with your kids. Make a minimal list of what you need To pack light with kids, without leaving anything important behind, always start by making a list of travel essentials. This should be a minimal list that answers the question: what do I absolutely need on this trip? Examples of what should be on the list include tickets, documents, prescription medicines and money. Be realistic about what they will/will not wear Once

Shatta Wale leads movement to pray against his death

Written by | February 16, 2018 | 0
While most celebrities were at recreational centers enjoying this year’s Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, Shatta Wale born Charle Nii Armah Mensah decided to go before the Lord in prayer over prophecies he will die by close of 2018. The self-acclaimed dancehall king who has been on the neck of religious leaders following some ‘prophetic’ pronouncements on his life. Shatta Wale threatened to burn down churches if he does not die by close of 2018, leading his team to pray fervently against all premature deaths. He described the prophecies and prophets as fake indicating that the spirit that lives in him is bigger than what’s in the world, because his “God no dey doze, He no dey go vacation”. According to him, Pastors have used several dubious means to get away with monies belonging

The Only Person I Fear Is God; Not You And Your ‘Useless Death pProphesies’ – Shatta Wale Descends On “Fake” Prophets

Written by | February 14, 2018 | 0
Ghana’s most hailed musician at the moment, Charles Nii Amarh Mensah, also known as Shatta Wale, is on warpath with some “self-styled” prophets. He has been in the news recently, especially since the news about Ebony’s death broke out. To say the least, Shatta Wale is not happy about the activity and prophesies of some men of God concerning his life. Following the death of Ebony, some prophets have claimed to see visions from God that Shatta Wale is the next big musician to die in Ghana’s Music Industry. This prophecy seems to have landed on the bad nerve of the ‘Dancehall King’ to the extent that he has threatened to burn down churches of some “fake prophets” if he should still be alive by December. He believes those prophets are fake and not from God because they don’t

Pat Thomas Comes To Face-Off With Kwabena Kwabena, Others At ‘Vitamilk Love Night’ Concert

Written by | February 14, 2018 | 0
This year’s ‘Vitamilk Love Night’ concert promises to be one of the most dazzling one as Legendary Hi-life musician, Pat Thomas is set to thrill patrons on the night. Pat Thomas, who is better known as ’The Golden Voice’, started his musical career in 1960s when he collaborated with legendary Ebow Taylor. He took his early inspiration to become a singer from a celebrated vocalist Joss Aikins. In 1974,Pat formed the band Sweet Beans and with them he recorded his first album ‘False Lover.’ He recorded his second album with the band called ‘Marijata’. After the Coup in Ghana in 1979,he relocated to Berlin and later settled in Canada— where he toured the world with his Kwashibu Area Band. In June 2015 they released the album ‘Pat Thomas and Kwashibu

There Are Useful Lessons To Learn From Ghana’s Political Past

Written by | February 14, 2018 | 0
The Most Reverend Peter Akwasi Sarpong, former Catholic Metropolitan Archbishop of Kumasi, has paid tribute to individuals and organizations, who boldly stood up against military rule and fought for democracy. The nation’s constitutional democracy and the resultant political stability was a fruit borne out of their fearless agitation for freedom of speech and respect for the fundamental human rights of the ordinary Ghanaian. Emeritus Archbishop Sarpong was speaking at the launch of ‘Ogyakrom – the Missing Pages of June Fourth’, a book authored by Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in-charge of Tertiary Education, in Kumasi. The 310-page book, published by the Standard Newspapers and Magazines (SNAM) Limited, was inspired by events in two previous military regimes

Prophecy Should Not Be A Medium For Extortion, Arm Twisting And Self-Promotion

Written by | February 14, 2018 | 0
Rev. Moses Bennisan, the Founder, and leader of non-denominational Christian ministry; Family Altar has thrown some lights on the office of the prophet and most importantly prophecy. Speaking exclusively to fnnewsonline.com, Rev. Moses Bennisan before his submission stated clearly that prophecies should not become a medium for extortion, arm twisting, and self-promotions. According to him, the office of the prophet is a sacred calling and of a higher reputation while prophecy, on the other hand, comes to build up, encourages and comfort the people and the church. He added that there are basically two kinds of prophecies namely, conditional prophecies and unconditional prophecies. He explained; “There are prophecies with conditions and prophecies without conditions. A conditional prophecy