FIRST LADY DONATES TOWARDS OSU HOMOWO FESTIVAL

FIRST LADY DONATES TOWARDS OSU HOMOWO FESTIVAL. The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has presented food items and money to the Osu Traditional Council towards the celebration of this year’s Homowo. The items included assorted drinks, cooking oil and maize, as well as GH¢5,000. She was accompanied by the Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mr Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah; the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr Ishmael Ashitey, and other officials.Support Making the presentation at the Osu Mantse Palace in Accra, Mrs Akufo-Addo urged the traditional council to support the government in the discharge of its mandatory duties to fulfil the promises it made in the run-up to

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GHANA FESTIVALS

GHANA FESTIVALS. DIPO (Puberty Rites) A puberty festival to initiate young girls into womanhood with a parade in attire close to nudity. Held in Krobo land, 50 miles east of Accra. April. ABOAKYIR (Deer hunting) A hunting expedition by two Asafo groups to catch live antelope. The first group to present its catch to the Chief at a colorful durbar is declared winner and is highly regarded for bravery. Winneba, 17 miles west of Accra. May. BAKATUE (Fish Harvesting) A royal procession of chiefs and stool holders riding in palanquins through principal streets to a sacred shrine where chiefs pour libation and sprinkle sacred food. Pouring of mashed yam and

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HOT AUDIO: SHOCKING!!! FEMALE TEACHERS IN RURAL GHANA TRADING SEX FOR SURVIVAL

HOT AUDIO: SHOCKING!!! FEMALE TEACHERS IN RURAL GHANA TRADING SEX FOR SURVIVAL. Some female teachers who accept posting to rural Ghana after undergoing training have to be in amorous relationships with some opinion leaders and some village chiefs in the communities to survive. Teachers who refuse these sexual advances have no option than to possibly starve or lose the passion for the job for which they are posted into the community. The teachers, it has been revealed are enticed with foodstuffs and bush meat into accepting to be in amorous relationship with the village champions due largely to the failure of government to provide the needs of the teachers when

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ANGRY NDC MPs CHASE PASTOR MENSAH OTABIL

ANGRY NDC MPs CHASE PASTOR MENSAH OTABIL. The finance committee of the minority in parliament is calling on Pastor Mensa Otabil to apologize over his “ungodly” reaction to the collapse of Capital Bank. General overseer of ICGC, in a sermon decried the backlash against him following the takeover of Capital Bank by GCB bank following orders from the Central bank. It is reported that the man of God indicated that even some people who looked like insults had slandered his person due to his links with Capital Bank. According to him, he was disappointed in the fact that some people who did not have any right to use his name

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DOCTORS TO APPLY FOR JOBS FROM NEXT YEAR – GHANA HEALTH SERVICE

DOCTORS TO APPLY FOR JOBS FROM NEXT YEAR – GHANA HEALTH SERVICE. The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has decided to now employ medical doctors and dentists under a quota system beginning next year. The Director General of the GHS, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asarecurb who made this known said the move was to help practice where doctors refuse posting to deprived areas. Under the new policy, doctors would have to apply to their respective regions before they can be engaged by the service.“Our rural and deprived communities remains one of the priorities of this country, this explains why efforts are being made to ensure that each district have a functional hospital that befits its

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