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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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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{PHOTOS} NKOSUOHEMAA NANA AMA MCBROWN TURNS A YEAR OLDER TODAY

{PHOTOS} NKOSUOHEMAA NANA AMA MCBROWN TURNS A YEAR OLDER TODAY. Ghanaian actress and screen goddess, Nana Ama Mcbrown is a year older today, August 15. Empress, as she is affectionately called in the industry released exclusive and lovely photos ahead of the celebration. Mcbrown is one of the few actresses in Ghana who has consistently won the hearts of movie fans since her arrival on the screens. The beautiful actress got married to her long time boyfriend, Mensah barely a year ago.   DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those of  Ghana Media World. The contents of this

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17 GHANAIAN FEMALE CELEBRITIES TURNED SLAY QUEENS

17 GHANAIAN FEMALE CELEBRITIES TURNED SLAY QUEENS. A slay queen is someone who can slay any given person by simply stating their opinion on social media for comments and likes. They also slay in dresses for attention and even go naked for the same attention on social. In recent times, it seems to be the latest influence on a lot of children. In Ghana, we have some celebrities who seem to have lost their celebrity status because they can hardly maintain it. They don’t get to show their talents because they don’t get to act or let’s say they’ve lost their relevance in the industry. Therefore, to establish relevance again, most of them have

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HOMOWO: NII KOTEI DZANI CALLS FOR PEACE IN GA-DANGME STATE

HOMOWO: NII KOTEI DZANI CALLS FOR PEACE IN GA-DANGME STATE. Entrepreneur and council of State Member, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani, has congratulated Chiefs and people of the Ga-Dangme State, home and abroad, and all inhabitants of the Ga-Dangme communities on the celebration of this year’s Homowo festival. The business mogul however expressed worry that due to the several disputes within the Ga Dangme state, this year’s Homowo like many others is being celebrated without a Ga Mantse. He thus urged the ethnic group to use this year’s festival to reflect and make amends to ensure peace prevails. The Group Ideal President in a statement said, “the occasion provides us with

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ELIVAVA MEETS AMETON AND ANOTHER WORLD IN EUROPE TOUR

ELIVAVA MEETS AMETON AND ANOTHER WORLD IN EUROPE TOUR. Ghana’s celebrated Afro pop Afro jazz sensation, Tina Mensah, better known as Elivava the African Gold, is leading the Ameton trio from Ghana to play along side renowned jazz group, Another World Quartet on a tour in Europe starting June 22, 2017. The tour, dubbed “Ameton meets Another World 2017”, promises to treat jazz lovers and patrons of African music to once-in-a-lifetime experience of authentic, unadulterated, soft-soothing and soul-searching classicals with traces of Ghanaian music influences.  “Ameton meets Another World 2017”, is the continuation of an earlier collaboration of musical projects in Ghana, Denmark and Scotland. This initiative was conceived when

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GRAND HOMOWO FESTIVAL 2017 & 5TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION,DUSSELDORF-GERMANY (VIDEO)

GRAND HOMOWO FESTIVAL 2017 & 5TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION,DUSSELDORF-GERMANY (VIDEO). Ghana Ga Homowo festival in Dusseldorf Germany will take place with Ga Homowo Celebrations of cultural Dress and many more….like Cultural Dancing,Wulomei original songs from Ga,and more music like also azonto,ect. Its will be Amazing it will great and happiness to see your real eyes of Gas from Ghana Cultural in Dusseldorf.All walk of life of Gas living in europe will come, from ltaly,Denmark,UK,Holland,Spain,and also from Ghana. Come and enjoy our Celebrations with us together to see Ghana Ga Cultural celebrations,There will be serving of Ga original Kpekpele foods. SEE YOUR EYES IN PHOTOS KPEKPELE: AND MANY MORE DIFFERENTS FOODS WILL

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