PAGA: GIRL,18, STOPPED FROM SCHOOL FOR MARRIAGE.

PAGA: GIRL,18, STOPPED FROM SCHOOL FOR MARRIAGE. A schoolgirl is in tears at Paga, Ghana’s border town near Burkina Faso, after her parents pulled the curtain down on her education too soon and asked her to prepare for marriage. Kawala Hawa Kabiru, 18, got placement with aggregate 33 at the Awe Senior High Technical School (AWESCO) in the Upper East region after she took her Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in June, this year. But she was restrained from grabbing an admission to study General Arts as her parents suddenly came up with a no-look-back marriage arrangement. They also urged her to take up a sewing apprenticeship as part of

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29 PICTURES FROM THE KUNDUM FESTIVAL THAT’LL MAKE YOU PROUD AS AN NZEMA.

29 PICTURES FROM THE KUNDUM FESTIVAL THAT’LL MAKE YOU PROUD AS AN NZEMA. The Kundum festival is celebrated by the Ahanta or Nzema people of the Western region of Ghana. It is celebrated to thank God for the abundance of food at the time of harvest. According to oral history and folklore, the festival began when a hunter, Akpoley, during an expedition, chanced upon some dwarves dancing in a circle. After observing them dance, he returned to his town and introduced it to his people. The ritual dancing is associated with expelling the devil and evil spirits from towns and villages. During the festival, the dance is performed by most inhabitants of Axim and

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EX-PRESIDENT KUFUOR AND OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II WITH THEIR FREEMASON BUDDIES IS PURE SQUAD GOALS.

EX-PRESIDENT KUFUOR AND OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II WITH THEIR FREEMASON BUDDIES IS PURE SQUAD GOALS. This is John Agyekum Kufuor, former president of the Republic of Ghana.   This is Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, King of the Ashanti Kingdom.   Ex-president Kufuor and Otumfuo are members of the United Grand Lodge of England. Their Facebook page posted a photo featuring HRH The Duke of Kent (the Grand Master) with HRH Prince Michael of Kent, HE John Kufuor and HM Osei Tutu II.   HM Osei Tutu II of Ashanti arrives at the Royal Albert Hall. FROM: OMGVOICE. FOR ADVERTISED IN OUR WEBPAGE  CONTACT  ghanamediaworld@gmail.com  OR visit www.ghanamediaworld.com WE PUBLISHED 99% GHANA NEWS

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MUSLIM CLERICS RISE AGAINST TRIBAL CARD AGAINST HAJJ CHAIR … AS PLANS TO HOLD PRESS CONFEB, AGAINST HAJJ CHAIR EXPOSED.

MUSLIM CLERICS RISE AGAINST TRIBAL CARD AGAINST HAJJ CHAIR … AS PLANS TO HOLD PRESS CONFEB, AGAINST HAJJ CHAIR EXPOSED. Muslim clerics from different sects  and organizations have expressed worry over some individuals playing tribal card against the Hajj Board Chairman, Sheikh I.C Quaye and discribed it as unislamic. This came to light when this reporter went round the various Muslim communities to solicit views and opinion from some clerics and Muslim organizations on this years Hajj. However, information reaching the ghanamediaworld.com indicate that some masked  members of the Ghana Hajj Board in an attempt to sabotage and unseat the current hajj Board chairman Sheikh I.C Quaye will soon issue a press

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ABE NKWAN (PALMNUT SOUP) RECIPES.

ABE NKWAN (PALMNUT SOUP). RECIPES. Ghanaians and soups, who can blame us! We love our soups, from light to thick based soups we love them all. We enjoy our soups all week round but weekends and particularly Sundays are days we love to sit, relax and enjoy a hearty soup. It’s our soul food you see! We even have restaurants promoting Omo tuo (Rice balls and soup usually Abe Nkwan) Special days on Sundays. Abe Nkwan is a hearty, satisfying and filling soup. It is basically made from palmnut fruit puree. The palmnut fruit is boiled to soften it and then traditionally pounded in a mortar and pestle. This separates

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“NEW YA-NAA WILL BE MY 1st YEAR’S CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

“NEW YA-NAA WILL BE MY 1st YEAR’S CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the best Christmas gift he can give the people of Yendi and Ghana, this year, will be the enskinment of a new Ya Naa, ahead of the celebration of the Damba Festival. This, according to President Akufo-Addo, will be the “crowning achievement of my first year as President of the Republic”, adding that “I am going to do everything that a President can do to make sure that we get there.” President Akufo-Addo made this known on Saturday, 7th October, 2017, when he paid separate courtesy calls on the

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CLAIM THAT NKRUMAH IS SOLE FOUNDER OF GHANA UNACCEPTABLE – DR AIDOO

CLAIM THAT NKRUMAH IS SOLE FOUNDER OF GHANA UNACCEPTABLE – DR AIDOO. Senior research fellow at the Institute of African Studies, Dr Kojo Opoku Aiddo, says Ghana’s past achievements and ongoing development cannot be attributed to any singular person or group. He notes that one of the best ways to resolve the ongoing debate about Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s status as the founder of Ghana is to acknowledge that the country’s liberation efforts from the pre-colonial era to independence resulted from a myriad of collaborative efforts. “The project to liberate Ghana from colonial rule started and was contributed to by many, many people; so many years even before Nkrumah arrived in

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DENMARK’S QUEEN MARGRETHE II TO VISIT GHANA IN NOVEMBER

DENMARK’S QUEEN MARGRETHE II TO VISIT GHANA IN NOVEMBER. Queen Margrethe II, Denmark’s Head of State, Queen Margrethe II, is to pay a two-day visit to Ghana from November 23 to 24, 2017. A statement issued by the Danish Embassy on Monday said the visit, at the behest of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, would emphasize and consolidate the long-standing and well-established relations between Ghana and Denmark and also mark the gradual transition from aid to trade.” Queen Margrethe, who would be officially received by President Akufo-Addo, would be accompanied by a delegation of government representatives, Danish companies and business organisations to strengthen the relations between the two countries. During

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NURSE ARRESTED FOR REFUSING TO FOLLOW OFFICERS ORDERS

NURSE ARRESTED FOR REFUSING TO FOLLOW OFFICERS ORDERS. ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’: Utah nurse’s arrest prompts police apology. (CNN)Salt Lake City police apologized Friday for arresting a nurse who, citing hospital policy, refused to let officers draw blood from an unconscious crash victim. The arrest of Alex Wubbels, who was later released without charge, was captured on body camera video that the police chief said was alarming. The incident happened July 26, when a crash victim was admitted to the University of Utah Hospital burn unit in a coma. Though the man was not a suspect in the wreck, which killed the other driver, police asked for his blood to

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RATTRAY PARK’S PSYCHEDELIC FOUNTAIN SOFTWARE STOLEN; FACILITY STARTS SLOW DEATH

RATTRAY PARK’S PSYCHEDELIC FOUNTAIN SOFTWARE STOLEN; FACILITY STARTS SLOW DEATH. Popular leisure park at Kumasi, Rattray Park, is slowly dying, as security agencies investigate theft of a USB drive containing operating software for the recreation facility’s dancing fountain. The fountain which is the park’s major attraction has ceased working for over a month, and parts of its component have begun to rust away. Two people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of the device. Manager of the park, Kwame Asamoah Mensah and IT Manager, Carlos Sakyi Ntow, were picked up a month over the alleged theft of the USB drive. Rattray Park has been the subject of political

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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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