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Opesika Tetteh Puplampu, GNA

Kasseh Ada,(GAR)
Nov. 11, GNA – The Ada Divisional Law enforcement Commander Main Superintendent Andrews
George Kumah at the weekend lauded the collaboration among the Law enforcement and the
media declaring “the media provides what the Law enforcement do to a limelight”.

In an interview with
the News Company (GNA) at Kasseh Ada in the Larger Location, Main
Supt. Kumah reported the media experienced projected the get the done of the Police to a broader

“I will thank
the media for a fantastic job attempting to convey what we are executing to the
limelight. Without the need of the media, it is really like preparing a soup devoid of Onion. 

No person
savours the aroma. With the media bringing facts and instruction, the
community know what we are accomplishing and that is the finest way of collaboration,”
he claimed.

He reported, the public
experienced to workout patience with Police function in conditions of prosecuting a suspect
expressing, “We have been skilled as industry experts and at situations, the people
want speedy success and those people final results take time right before they appear. 

We need to
acquire intelligence prior to we can be successful so we are pleading with them even
even though it can be quite tricky to fully grasp the need to have for us to go as a result of due

He appealed to the
general public to support the Law enforcement with details introducing “we will need the
cooperation of the public as we collect intelligence, to confront criminals in
our culture”.


Akufo-Addo Want Local Content In Media Programmes

President Akufo-Addo has termed for the require to have local in media programmes in Ghana as a make a difference of regulation, to preserve the prosperous Ghanaian tradition.

The President explained the foreseeable future of tourism rested in the wealthy society of the region and it was crucial for the media to encourage that lifestyle in a effectively-packaged method to draw in investments for the progress of the economy.

In a speech examine on his behalf at the opening of the 2019 version of the National Pageant of Arts and Culture (NAFAC), by the Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Marfo, the President claimed the Ghanaian tradition was as related as at any time, in nationwide enhancement and need to be promoted at all value.

He explained “we cannot keep on to be displaying overseas telenovelas, cultures and programmes that teach our children nothing on our national tv, whiles our unique tradition goes unnoticed”.

The President observed that there was so considerably potential in the Ghanaian society with the exclusive aspect of variety, to educate our youngsters to be liable and produce work, livelihoods and the desired positions for our youth.

In that way, President Akufo-Addo indicated that NAFAC 2019 was premised on concrete achievements really worth celebrating and not just an common funfair, disclosing that with economical guidance from Japan, about 3,000 youth experienced benefited from pilot teaching programmes in tradition and resourceful arts.

He observed that as contained in the 2016 NPP manifesto, government progressively pursue the of Regional theatres mentioning the completion of some excellent cultural infrastructure including people in the Japanese and Ashanti locations and ideas ended up underway to finish the relaxation.

He discussed that governing administration was fashioning out techniques to build a Neighborhood Youth Cultural Centre and Craft Village at Kanda, , by way of the private sector to deliver appropriate marketing and advertising avenues for artwork and craft producers and sellers.

He mentioned government was also spearheading the Maritime travel tourism and investments undertaking to open up up the doors of Ghana to international investment decision in tourism, culture and artistic arts to make careers, wealth and market common craftsmanship.

Nana Kwebu Ewusi, Paramount Main of Abeadzi Classic space, in the Central Region and Vice President of the Countrywide Property of Chiefs referred to as for the improvement of society schooling in faculties, indicating, “Science and Know-how are only helpful when embedded in the society of the people”.

He stated the Commission on National Society was not very well resourced to undertake the purpose and urged authorities to fortify all appropriate establishments mandated to maintain and build Ghana’s society to enhance the economy.

Nana Ewusi, termed on all to use the competition to improve the popular bonding as a individuals even in diversity and appealed to politicians to eschew politics of insults, divisions and identify-contacting ahead of the 2020 standard elections.

Daasebre Professor Oti Boateng, Omanhene of New Juaben Common Spot, explained Ghana was not economically unbiased and consequently need to unite as men and women even in diversity to obtain the Ghana Past Help, which seeks to make Ghana a self-dependent economy.

The 7-day NAFAC underway in Koforidua is on the topic: “Empowering the Youth by means of Culture, Tourism and Artistic Arts for Work and Wealth creation”.


NPP UK man who insulted Nana Aba went to UK to cover Stars’ match but run away- Social media user alleges

A media user heading by the title Solomon Elikplim Ahaja has alleged that NPP United kingdom Communications Director Nana Ansah Obofour who lately insulted Nana Aba Anamoah went to the United Kingdom illegally.

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In accordance to him, Nana Ansah is a previous Sporting activities presenter with Obuoba FM in Nkawkaw and received the possibility to vacation to the United kingdom with the Black but hardly ever came again.

He alleged that the Black Stars experienced a match with England and the journalist bought the possibility to journey with the group but absconded.

“I know this guy extremely very well. He was sport journalist at Obuoba FM in Nkawkaw. He went to the Uk when Ghana Black Stars were being actively playing a pleasant match with England some years again and didn’t return” Solomon alleged.

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Nana Ansah has been in the news for insulting Nana Aba Anamoah. He identified as her a useless, hopeless lady who sleeps all over. He also encouraged her to let her ‘bastard’ son go and see his father. He has considering the fact that apologized for what he identified as “unfortunate remarks”.

Supply: MyNewsGhcom/Stephen Zoure

Wives shouldn’t fart in the presence of their husbands -Lady sets social media ablaze

A lady, recognized as Lisa Kanu, has set social media ablaze with her remark that it is forbidden for wives to fart in the of .

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The Nigerian woman is also of the perspective that married women of all ages
will have to desist from consuming alcoholic beverages, especially in the existence of her partner.

She discussed that when ladies unsuccessful to satisfy this
expectation, they had to apologize unreservedly to their husbands.

Her responses immediately sparked a great deal controversy on social
media, with many gals contacting her out for remaining agreeing with traditions that
make women of all ages 2nd fiddle or second course to men.

They argued that it is unreasonable to search for to even have regulations on involuntary steps this sort of as farting.

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But she also had her supporters who argue that individuals taboos of aged were being meant to make an orderly society conducive pleased very long-lasting marriages for the appropriate upbringing of little ones between the Igbos of Nigeria.

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2019

You wouldn’t speak with the media if you were being witch-hunted – Hadzide tells ACP Agordzo

Deputy Facts Minister, Pius Enam Hadzide has claimed promises by law firm for ACP Dr Benjamin Agordzo, Martin Kpebu that his consumer is currently being witch-hunted by the governing administration are untenable simply because, the police main was permitted to to the push just showing in court docket on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 MyNewsGh.com studies.

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He argues the police capo would not be presented the chance
to stroll out of court docket freely and subsequently voice out his reservations to the
press if the federal government experienced any sinister agenda in opposition to him.

“I listened to ACP Agordzo on radio yesterday and I was amazed I requested myself is this not the person who claims he’s becoming witch-hunted and he’s heartily talking with the press like that”, he explained on Accra-primarily based Okay FM in an interview monitored by MyNewsGh.com on Thursday.

State prosecutors are alleging that ACP Dr Agordzor drafted
a protest speech for a group that was allegedly scheming to take around the reins
of federal government illegally. He has considering the fact that been place just before court docket.

ACP Dr Agordzor was arraigned on Wednesday about the charge
of abetment to commit treason felony.

He informed journalists outside a courtroom in Accra Wednesday
that he would not permit the “frivolous” rates which he explained ended up trumped up
by the condition, to weigh him down in his criticisms.

“These rates are frivolous. I’m potent as just about anything. I’m
not heading to be bogged down, no person can gag me. I have not dedicated any criminal offense
I have carried out nothing at all improper,” he mentioned after a transient court overall look Wednesday.

ACP Agordzor who is the Director of Transformational
Programme Office environment at the Ghana Police Provider was arrested Monday afternoon. He
has been charged with abetment to dedicate treason.

He expressed surprise that he is becoming ‘targeted’ for
expressing his opinion on a media system when the President, Nana
Akufo-Addo in his inaugural deal with on January 7, 2017, asked Ghanaians to be
citizens and not spectators.

But the Deputy Details minister says the point that the loved ones of ACP Dr Benjamin Agordzor has been provided unhindered entry to “speak to him and hug him” and his visual appeal in the media remaining intimidated by condition safety defeats his very own statements of political witch-hunting.

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He has hence advised Ghanaians to enable the law to take
its individual training course in this concern of national security.

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Teddy Brown Onimbede/2019

Doing ‘Bad’ Things On Social Media Is A Branding Strategy – Zynnell Zuh

actress, product and fashionista  
Zuh has disclosed that some celebs do lousy factors on social just to
get interest.

In accordance to her, bad information really provide in Ghana for that reason some individuals select to do that just to get recognised and also provide by themselves.

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“People deliberately go on social media to do negative factors just to get attention due to the fact in Ghana negative news tendencies extra than very good information. So it is a technique utilised by some persons to brand by themselves which sooner or later can help them,” she explained although addressing the issue of why social media influencers always do terrible items on United Showbiz with Nana Ama McBrown.

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She also included that at times some attire observed on social media are just employed to push the brand of a designer.  Zynnell Zuh is popularly acknowledged for her style perception and recurrent slaying on pink carpets.

Source: GhanaCelebrities

‘Born Again’ Xandy Kamel Advises Social Media Influencers

Kumawood actress Xandy Kamel is known to be really controversial when it arrives to the use of social media.

Currently, she has advice her colleagues who use social media, to make a great model for by themselves and also impact other folks positively.

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Speaking to Nana Ama MacBrown on United Showbiz Demonstrate, she mentioned she’s a adjusted person immediately after releasing she has the electricity to affect a whole lot of people therefore she’s now concentrating on creating a positive manufacturer for herself.

“I changed my branding immediately after profitable social media influencer of the 12 months at Ghana Actors and Entertainers Award 2019. I recognized that if people today have been able to realize me with the negative influence, then I can do something excellent with my lifetime to impact these identical persons positively. I started that by getting down some nude movies, images and interviews from my social media site and now doing only adverts and other that are optimistic just to proper some faults I designed in the past,” she explained.

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She also advised
many others to start off with a positive brand in other not to have troubles in future
when they want to do something beneficial with their life.

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I Can Never Post A ‘Moesha’ Photo On Social Media – Queen of Decency Martha Ankomah Reveals WHY

She’s 1 of the number of precise queens of decency in the ashawobrity infested Ghanaian movie sector.

Martha Ankomah would ever share one of these photographs Moesha, Shyngle and their class are normally filling social media with.

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Ankomah has spelled out why she’s not in like with those sharing those forms of photographs and according to her, it is because she has to be a suitable design for people who abide by her.

“We all have our flaws but I wouldn’t wake up in the early morning and write-up a photograph of my nekkid self. What am I training the individuals pursuing me?,” Ankomah puzzled.

“Social is putting a great deal of strain on people’s intellect and is making individuals go wayward. It’s making folks choose some decisions and do some drastic items. At any time I go on social am like is it for serious?”

Ankomah extra for her ‘stubborn’ colleagues who normally share n*de pics to be wary because it can have an affect on brand name.

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“Companies would want to associate with excellent makes. Check with you? Do I have earned to be a brand ambassador?” she explained.

What Martha does not get is that for the ashawobrity, nekkidness is her brand name.

‘Obiaa nene taste’ – they also have these they’re looking to draw in with their erotic photographs/movies.

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com

MzGee Resigns From Multimedia; Joins Media General

Joy Information and Joy Prime’s entertainment journalist and television host, Gloria Akpe Acquah, popularly known as MzGee, has stop her position at

Doing the job for the Multimedia Group, MzGee is recognized for her viral interviews with some Ghanaian celebs. She also hosted other displays for channels these as Joy Primary and Hitz FM owned by the media residence.

According to some of her previous colleagues who received information of her resignation in mails, MzGee tendered in her resignation last 7 days.

A resource revealed solely to us that the ‘Gee Spot’ host has been utilized by Television3’s Media General where she will be the host of Tv3’s Mentor.


Delay’s epic reply to a fan who’s worried she doesn’t post her boyfriend on social media

But for media, some individuals won’t have experienced obtain to some public personalities to question inquiries which are of no use.

In a dialogue with her followers Hold off could not fathom why a follower will feel she’s solitary.

The follower drew this summary simply because to the follower, Hold off does not submit shots of her gentleman and that’s an indicator that her really like lifetime is stale.

But who is recognized not to spare the rod and spoil the Child quizzed the follower how submitting about her partnership can make her some additional revenue.

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I would never post my marital issues on social media – Victoria Lebene vows

We all know that couple on social media barrage us with #tbts of their final getaway and more than-fawning anniversary posts, and they love reminding followers that they are couple ambitions personified.

Experts have mentioned that social media is a key issue guiding broken interactions.

According to specialists, the will need for on the net sharing plays a function in far more than a handful of divorces in today’s modern society.

In the light of the previously mentioned actress and media practitioner Lebene who walked the aisle with her longtime , Eugene Osafo Nkansah not extensive back has vowed to in no way convey her marriage troubles to social media.

“Why will I place my stuff on social media? How will anyone enable me on social media relating to my challenges? You will just be mocked and gossiped about with no getting the solution to whichever you need to have.” she advised Graphic Showbiz in a discussion.

“There is no way I will do these types of a thing. Rather if I will need to share my feeling on some thing relevant to showbiz, I will gladly do that,” Victoria extra.

The ‘Jackie Goes To College famed actress stated that though her husband is amazing with her getting up romantic roles in videos, but she would not even do it.

“I know my spouse will not have any issue with me kissing in videos but I am keen to get up challenging roles than to kiss. The romance scenes are so prevalent in our movies. I want extra difficult roles rather of just kissing in films,” she mentioned.

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Ahanta West Municipality engages media on development/referendum

Mildred Siabi-Mensah,GNA

Agona-Nkwanta (WR),
Oct. 30, GNA – The Ahanta West Municipal Assembly on Wednesday briefed the
media on different social intervention initiatives it has carried out to increase
on the dwelling specifications of the persons in the municipality.

Some of the
interventions contain, the provision of mechanised h2o systems, college
infrastructure, locations of comfort, resurfacing of roadways and highway
construction and alternative livelihood between other people.

Mrs. Henrietta
Eyison, the Municipal Main Executive at a meet up with the Press session stated below
the A single District, A single Factory initiative, traders have been procured to construct
a fiber glass firm, petroleum tanks and Fuel stations inside the Municipal to
create employment for the people.

Also extra than 90000
palm seedlings have been sourced in partnership with B-BOVID an Agro-based
enterprise to supply to farmers under the planting for food items and work, “next
yr, farmers will begin planting”.

She additional that under
the Minerals Progress Fund, about 30000 individuals have been qualified for
different Livelihood projects.

MCE said the
municipal assembly focus on oil palm, coconut and rubber to assistance
rural farmers plant for use and commercial bases.

She for that reason
urged Chiefs and Household heads to peacefully offer with investors who
approached them for lands specially on mineral exploration to assist recoup more
money for the assembly to progress the growth of the region.

Touching on
education and learning, Mrs. Eyison said the federal government had created excellent attempts in providing infrastructure
from the kindergarten to the senior concentrations but, additional that all GETFUND
which had come to be a dead entice to college small children have been duly communicated to
the Ministry of Education and the Education Support.

The MCE told the
media that the Small business Source Centre, was also supplying startups and kits
to artisans to expand entrepreneurial capabilities in the area.

Mrs. Faustina
Koranteng, the Municipal NCCE Director who spoke on the December 17, district
and Device Committee amount elections and the Referendum urged all to totally
take part in the approach to guarantee that the district elections believe a
partisan spirit.

She said by so
undertaking, extra and a lot more thoughts would be introduced from divergent points in the
growth method and stay away from the winner requires all mindset.


Woman With HIV Virus Lectures Social Media Users On How She Gave Birth To 3 Kids Who Are All Negative

A South African girl has shared her ‘miraculous’ tale about how she’s been in a position to start to 3 HIV damaging youngsters when she is beneficial.

The girl who goes by the identify @Niquita11 is married to a gentleman who does not have the HIV virus and they’ve been capable to let children stay cost-free off the dreadful virus.

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According to her, a single drug has designed this total miracle possible.

Taken to , she has shared her story to encourage other people who consider that is not achievable.

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Fantana flaunts ‘boyfriend’ on social media after Rufftown Records sack


Ghanaian singer Fantana has flaunted a person believed to be her boyfriend amid sack from Rufftown Records by Bullet.

The ‘so what’ crooner amid brouhaha with Bullet and Wendy Shay shared a movie on her Instagram story witnessed in a cosy minute with a handsome gentleman at an occasion and Netizens feel it is her boyfriend.

In the online video sighted by browngh.com, Fantana and the gentleman ended up keeping every single other tightly and it indicated they the two savored every single other’s enterprise.

Recall that the singer revealed in a the latest interview that she is fascinated in footballers, athletes and rappers but we can not tell the job of his meant boyfriend.

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MCE courts media collaboration for sanity in Municipality


Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene - Assembly Media

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Regina Benneh, GNA

Sunyani, Oct. 28,
GNA – Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE)
has appealed to the to collaborate correctly with the Assembly to preserve
orderliness in the Municipality.

She mentioned the
Assembly experimented with all achievable means to just take absent traders from the streets and to
end drivers from loading at unauthorised spots but they remained adamant and
resurfaced as quickly as the Assembly’s undertaking still left the streets.

Madam Owusu-Banahene
built the charm at a “Meet the Press” programme organised by the Assembly in
Sunyani to launch the impending Referendum and District Amount Election (DLE)
slated for Tuesday, December 17 this yr.

The programme was
also to notify and teach the electorate about government’s achievements
about progress initiatives through the implementation of its flagship
policies and programmes these kinds of as the No cost Senior Substantial University and the Planting
for Food stuff and Work in the Municipality.

It was attended by
heads of departments and institutions, the Media, personnel of the Assembly,
reps of conventional councils, security personnel and the standard

She expressed get worried
that the Assembly was building high expenditure on gasoline and other logistics day by day
to sustain regulation and purchase, particularly in the central organization district of the
‘city’ but recalcitrant traders and motorists have been not cooperating for sanity to

She for that reason
reiterated the want for the media, especially the neighborhood FM Radio Stations to
help by preaching towards the uncooperative attitudes and illegitimate
steps of the drivers and the traders.

Madam Owusu-Banahene
implored the media to also worry additional on sanitation difficulties for the people today to
notice finest sanitation methods.

In addition to serving to to
stop the outbreak of communicable health conditions in the Municipality, fantastic and
right sanitation methods would help a good deal to decrease the large sums of the
Assembly’s income currently expended on waste management. 


Absa holds Data Journalism Masterclass for Ghanaian media

Barclays Lender , part of Absa Team, has organised a two-day masterclass training on knowledge journalism in for Ghanaian journalists to greatly enhance their capability in reporting economical and business information.

The Absa Details Journalism Masterclass is targeted on aiding journalists with skills and applications they can use to analyse data to better make clear and offer context to information stories.

The instruction which was in partnership with South Africa’s Rhodes University Office of Journalism and Media Research, is aimed at setting up the capacity of journalists to report on money issues much more proficiently. Led by Dr. Peter Verweij, a globe-renowned journalism coach and educational, the masterclass teaching targeted 20 journalists including editors and senior business and money reporters from several media retailers throughout the region.

Opening the session, Mr. Ebo Richardson, Improve Enablement Lead in cost of Transformation and Engineering at Barclays Lender Ghana, mentioned that the Absa Info Journalism Masterclass is intended to empower journalists to report improved on money data that is employed by men and women and corporate organisations to make crucial conclusions on a every day basis.

“Financial journalism is pretty vital because it allows standard men and women to make feeling of what is happening in the economic climate, acquire regarded as decisions and program correctly. The Information Journalism Masterclass delivers company journalists with a significant-level refresher class on how to report properly on elaborate financial matters and make it significant to the public” Mr. Richardson noted.

“This is element of our shared benefit which underpins the way we do business enterprise and how we contribute to the growth of society”.

In a presentation on the bank’s journey to Absa, Nana Essilfuah Boison, Promoting and Company Relations Director of Barclays Bank Ghana counseled the media for supporting the financial institution above the many years and pledged the bank’s renewed determination to establish more robust partnerships with the media as the bank rebrands to Absa.

“As an organisation, we believe that in bringing alternatives to existence. We are here to assistance fulfil the ambitions of our customers, communities and stakeholders these as the media. As we get ready to welcome Absa, our exciting new brand, we will keep on to establish strong partnerships to make this a truth,” Nana Essilfuah Boison mentioned.

Speaking on behalf of his colleague journalists, Samuel Appau Aheng of Angel FM, Kumasi, thanked Barclays, now section of the Absa household, for supplying them these kinds of an chance to boost their skills in data journalism. “We are grateful for this prospect and we are very hopeful this details journalism masterclass will have a good influence on our perform as journalists in the direction of managing and reporting on facts.”

Considering that the programme’s inception, 9 Ghanaian journalists have experienced the opportunity to go to the Masterclass at Rhodes University in South Africa. The Absa Knowledge Journalism Masterclass is accredited by Rhodes College as a short class and contributors obtained certificates immediately after the schooling programme.

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Gov’t Cautions Against Fake Social Media Accounts

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

The Governing administration of Ghana has cautioned the use of phony accounts to dupe users of the basic public.

According to Government, these unverified accounts are mainly developed in the names of community institutions, ministers, users of parliament and other general public figures.

This was produced acknowledged in a statement issued by the Information and facts Ministry and signed by the Data Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on Oct 26, 2019.

In accordance to the assertion, given that August 2019, Ghana’s safety businesses have recorded a sizeable upsurge in the use of fake accounts, particularly on Fb, to swindle unsuspecting citizens to part with various sums of dollars and other valuable things.

It said the stability agencies and social media provider providers are producing endeavours to clamp down on these types of pursuits.

“The general public is suggested not to transact any pecuniary enterprise with accounts of government functionaries by using social media and encouraged to report this kind of incidents to the law enforcement instantly,” it reported.

BY Melvin Tarlue