PARLIAMENT APPROVES JUSTICE AKUFFO AS A NEW CHIEF JUSTICE

SWEARING-IN OF CHIEF JUSTICE SOPHIA A.B. AKUFFO (PHOTOS) Parliament has approved Justice Sophia Akuffo as the new Chief Justice. Justice Akuffo’s approval followed a recommendation by the Appointments Committee of Parliament after she was vetted last Friday. Speaking on the floor of Parliament Monday, the First Deputy Speaker and Chairman of the Appointments Committee, Joe Osei-Wusu said Justice Akuffo demonstrated a high standard of “competence, integrity, forthrightness and independence, astuteness in depth appreciation of the law, shrewdness and selflessness” during her vetting.The Minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu also declared their acceptance of Justice Akuffo saying “we strongly support the president’s nominee and that she is competent to work in that office.”




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POLICE BEGIN INVESTIGATIONS INTO MURDER OF AMASAMAN ‘CHIEF’

POLICE BEGIN INVESTIGATIONS INTO MURDER OF AMASAMAN ‘CHIEF’. The Accra Regional Police Command says it has begun investigations into the murder of Nii Tettey Sarbah, Nkusuohene of Amasaman, who was shot and butchered to death by unknown assailants. In a press statement Monday signed by ASP Afia Tengey, the police “is assuring the general public especially family members and the residents of Ardeyman to exercise restraint as police continue to pursue the perpetrators of the crime.” Nii Sarbah’s body was found lying supine on a mat, arms up and a deep and wide cut on his forehead early Monday morning. He had two cuts, which were curved out on his stomach




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KANDAHAR BOYS ( KANDAHAR MEANS A CITY IN AFGANISTAN WITH MOSLEMS TERROR) CLASH WITH YOUTH GROUP OVER TAMALE HOSPITAL NEW CEO

KANDAHAR BOYS ( KANDAHAR MEANS A CITY IN AFGANISTAN WITH MOSLEMS TERROR) CLASH WITH YOUTH GROUP OVER TAMALE HOSPITAL NEW CEO. There were clashes between youth groups in the Northern Region over who is the rightful person to take over the management of the Tamale Teaching Hospital as CEO. A youth group claiming to be affiliated to the governing New Patriotic Party organized a press conference and a demonstration early Monday protesting the announcement of Dr David Akobilla as the new CEO to takeover from Dr Prosper Akambon. They would rather Dr Mohammed Ibrahim is handed the position. Just in the heat of the press conference, a vigilante group affiliated




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HOT AUDIO: ‘IT’S FINE; I WILL MANAGE’ – TRIBUTE FROM MAJOR MAHAMA’S WINDOW

HOT AUDIO: ‘IT’S FINE; I WILL MANAGE’ – TRIBUTE FROM MAJOR MAHAMA’S WINDOW. The widow of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, Barbara Mahama, has described her late husband as her adviser, teacher, and mentor in an emotional tribute to her late husband at a state burial service. Barbara spoke warmly of her late husband’s faith, and expressed hope that he was in a better place, away from the “many obstacles and temptations here on earth.” Barbara’s only regret was that, they did not get the opportunity to nurture a baby girl they would have christened Jessica. Listen to the tribute Find below the full tribute from Major Mahama’s widow




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TEARS FLOW AT MAJOR MAHAMA’S BURIAL SERVICE

TEARS FLOW AT MAJOR MAHAMA’S BURIAL SERVICE. Handkerchiefs went up and down on people’s faces. They were not being used to wipe sweats but tears. That was the mood at the forecourt of the State House in Accra Friday morning where hundreds of people, gathered to pay their last respects to the lynched Major Maxwell Adam Mahama. With red and black colours dominating the ambiance of colours at the forecourt of the State House, some of the mourners, including late Major Mahama’s family members, school mates, church members, friends, work colleagues, and well-wishers intermittently cried.The casket of the late Major Mahama was decorated with the national colours of Ghana, with




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INTERNATIONAL BODIES TO HELP GHANA FIGHT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

INTERNATIONAL BODIES TO HELP GHANA FIGHT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION. In Ghana, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) which is retarding national development is still prevailing in some parts of the Country. Although, the government and its stakeholders are still working assiduously to discourage this heinous act from happening; the perpetrators have rather decided to muddy the waters thereby engaging in this atrocious act clandestinely. The investigations revealed that FGM is believed to prevent or guide against interests in early sex and thereby discouraging promiscuity and prevent death of first baby born. Interestingly it is believed that the presence of a clitoris makes a woman a man. To be candid, a phone call




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MAKE LAND AVAILABLE FOR GOVT’S ONE-DISTRICT ONE-FACTORY – OTUMFUO

MAKE LAND AVAILABLE FOR GOVT’S ONE-DISTRICT ONE-FACTORY – OTUMFUO. The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has ordered all traditional rulers in  Asanteman to make land available for the implementation of the government’s One-District One-Factory initiative. He was of the view that there ought to be land available to make it easy for the project to take off. The Omanhene of  Beposo Traditional Area, Nana Boamah Kwabi IV, made the disclosure at the inauguration of the Beposo Traditional Council. The initiation ceremony for the new council was performed by the Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Mr Samuel Kofi Ahiave Dzamesi,  at a colourful durbar of chiefs and people of Beposo




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INSTANT DAILY KILLINGS IN GHANA MUST END

INSTANT DAILY KILLINGS IN GHANA MUST END. The untimely death of Captain Maxwell Mahama of the Ghana Army, through mob action, is a sad event that will linger on our minds for a long time to come. The memory of Denkyira Obuase in the Central Region where the heinous crime was committed would not go away soon. While worrying over the negative outcome of the matter, it is also a wakeup call for us, as a nation, to find ways of dealing with the daily occurrence throughout Ghana. Fortunately, a monument would be built in the image and name of the fallen hero to serve as a lasting reminder to




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VIDEO: KWAKU BONSAM WEEPS OVER CAPTAIN MAXWELL MAHAMA’S DEATH

VIDEO: KWAKU BONSAM WEEPS OVER CAPTAIN MAXWELL MAHAMA’S DEATH. BY KWAKU NTI/ADOMONLINE. 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 article are of sole responsibility of the author(s).  Ghana Media World will not be responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in this article.” © GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM HAVE A SAY. WHAT DO YOU THINK? DROP COMMENTS! SOURCE:  WWW.GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM @ghanamediaworld on Twitter / lnstagram  ghanamediaworld Do you have a story for The Ghanameiaworld Online news team? Email us at ghanamediaworld@gmail.com Or call us: THE NEWS ITEMS ARE REAL  AND WE ARE NOT




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VIDEO: DENKYIRA-OBUASI MURDER: FAMILY ABSCONDS, LEAVES 10-YEAR-OLD BEHIND

VIDEO: DENKYIRA-OBUASI MURDER: FAMILY ABSCONDS, LEAVES 10-YEAR-OLD BEHIND. 10-year-old Deborah from Denkyire-Boase has been abandoned by her relatives due to the chaos that erupted after the death of Captain Maxwell Mahama in the community. According to her, the incident happened whiles she was away to school, when she returned there were military men all over the place and everyone was running to find a place to hide. She run away with a group of people but on her return the following day, her mother and siblings were nowhere to be found. She said “I was brought home by a young man only to realize that my mother and sisters are




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MARRIAGE…A SOCIAL INSTITUTION…OR A SACRED SACRAMENT OF LOVE

MARRIAGE…A SOCIAL INSTITUTION…OR A SACRED SACRAMENT OF LOVE. Hello to my gorgeous readers! So today we will be discussing marriage. Yup I said it… marriage. I’ve been going back and forth on whether I should actually be doing this article, but then I thought, if I can help at least one person than I’ve done well. Here are some tips you can use to go about dealing with peer pressure and your own confidence and doubts concerning this matter. So here we go! Oh and least I forget, all the beautiful illustrations were created by the insanely talented Ms. Peniel Enchill. YOU ARE…AND ALWAYS WILL BE GORGEOUS…AT ANY AGE It has become




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