African Information Zone is reporting that Ghana has created around $1.9 Billion by way of Tourism considering that launching the Yr of Return initiative as of December 16, 2019.
“Ghana’s Year of Return initiative had generated $1.9 billion by Tourism as at December 16, 2019,” – African Information Zone wrote on Twitter.
The Year of Return was an initiative of the federal government of Ghana that meant to encourage African diasporans to come to Africa (specifically Ghana) to settle and commit in the continent.
This noticed alot of superstars troop to Ghana previous yr. The likes of Steve Harvey, Akon, Ludacris T.I Lupita Nyong’o Read through and Cardi B had been all in Ghana to mark to functions to rejoice the initiative.
Most of the celebrities toured well known vacationer web pages like the Cape Coast castle.
The Chief Govt Officer of Alliance for Christian Advocacy Africa, Rev Dr Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong, has questioned presidential and parliamentary candidates for the 2020 elections to make perfectly-assumed-throughpromises.
He also urged political office seekers to assure that they preserve their guarantees.
Rev Opuni-Frimpong, also a lecturer at the Division of Spiritual Affairs at the Kwame Nkrumah College of Science and Technological innovation, stated the nation experienced a important accountability to see to the results of the 2020 Normal Election.
“As we get closer to the elections, all those who seek these high workplaces should be guided by ethics and ethical management, which must be an integral aspect of their campaign guarantees and challenges,” he mentioned.
“They will have to promise the citizens that they will not pursue political energy on the back of dishonest, violence and manipulation of the plight of the disadvantaged and the vulnerable in culture, specially the unemployed youth. Allow people who seek out nationwide places of work to provide the men and women show a large perception of moral and national values.”
Rev. Opuni-Frimpong called for a determination to dignity, integrity, transparency, accountability, fairness, tolerance and pursuit of the popular good including that guarantees manufactured to the persons will have to continue being promises saved.
“May the covenant-keeping God re-pay a visit to us with the blessings of the start of the Saviour and hold us by means of the New Calendar year in hope, peace, appreciate, faithfulness and perseverance to the common superior,” he prayed.
Troubled gold dealership organization, Menzgold Ghana Restricted suggests it will from Friday, December 27, 2019, get started spending clients their locked up funds which have been in arrears for the past a few years.
The corporation given that its collapse in 2018 following a suspension buy from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been struggling to refund monies invested by the consumers.
In a assertion issued on Wednesday, the firm explained what it termed as a ‘reverse mechanism’ as the payment plan and components to be utilized for the monies to be disbursed.
“Payments shall be created strictly pursuing a ‘reverse mechanism’ which implies from the last working day (month) of our company operations to the pretty working day when our company commenced. As a result from 12th September 2019 to 18th March 2013. To this conclude, we shall start out to settle all transactions in September 2019 and all those who didn’t obtain additional values as we progress in the very first above explained method and way.”
Administration also certain that it is in the method of retrieving debts owed the organization to shore up cash in other to pay back its shoppers.
It mentioned all statements will be compensated strictly in accordance to the payment agenda and urged clients to comply with through with the directive to assure that they are settled in a chaos-no cost method.
“Payments commence on Friday 27th December 2019 with resources at hand now as we commence to get well the personal debt owed Menzgold abroad, in particular in Dubai and Europe to appear to reinforce as payments classes continue. Claims shall be settled in comprehensive and shall be issue to an invitation from our lawful staff Kwame Akuffo & Co.”
“Unlimited, strictly following the below indicated scheduled hierarchical purchase, all to be settled within 36 months setting up from December 2019. We shall endeavor to dedicate not additional than 30-six (36) months to settle all promises, as we abide by strictly all reverse all transactions or contracts as fashioned, to obtain cordial co-existence and harmony.”
Find total statement listed here:
Menzgold and consumers on payment modalities
Earlier, Menzgold requested the leadership of teams shaped by its buyers to solicit inputs from the disgruntled users as it operates on the modalities to pay back locked up investments.
It claimed the transfer was section of “their ongoing broad consultation, with the CEO together with administration, the general community, authorities, and inside and exterior stakeholders.”
At the time, the aggrieved clients were being let down at the company’s selection to announce ideas to publish a payment plan without the need of their sights.
They also vowed to kick versusany payment program that fails to guarantee a 100% retrieval of their locked up investments.
Avalidation exercisewas not long ago carried out by the firm as section of an internal auditing process to pave the way for payment of statements.
Some consumers had mounted force on the organization to announce a specific payment program.
In accordance to them, that was the only way they can repose self esteem in the firm to refund their locked up investments.
Meanwhile, beleaguered Main Govt Officer (CEO) of Menzgold Nana Appiah Mensah is standing trial for defrauding his customers of about GHc1.68 billion.
In accordance to the demand sheet, the cash was from about 16,000 individuals who invested a whole of GHc1,680,920,000 in the enterprise.
The cost sheetsuggests that Mr. Appiah Mensah’s two organizations — Brew Advertising and marketing Talk to and Menzgold Ghana Minimal represented by him, have also been charged with defrauding by bogus pretense, opposite to sections 20 (1) and 13 (1) of the Felony Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29).
The Customers of Normal Chartered Bank have the edge to smile as their attempts will before long be rewarded.
The Lender just lately rolled out a campaign dubbed ‘Fly to Dubai’ to reward its faithful clients.
An all-expenditure-paid out journey to Dubai for a few nights will be the reward for a fortunate client who will arise as the winner for the on-going marketing campaign which will conclusion on March 15, 2020.
In addition to the journey, $500 will be created accessible for the customer to go over his/her fees in a topnotch resort.
Apparently, all Stanchart account holders with debit or credit score card automatically qualify to take part in this promo.
Prospects who make on the net payments with their cards by working with ‘POS’ point of sale equipment stand a opportunity of profitable the ultimate value.
In 2019, some Ghanaians correctly utilized social media and the Online to make buzz for them selves. No matter if by using sizzling pics on Instagram, viral movies on Fb and Twitter, or topical discussions on YouTube, this new crop of Ghanaian famous people have nearly forced their way into stardom.
Ghanaian diminutive persona Shatta Bandle was 2019 most significant world-wide-web sensation.
Immediately after bragging to be richer than Africa’s richest Aliko Dangote and American billionaire Monthly bill Gate he rose to fame with a enormous fanbase in Nigeria and about the environment.
Shatta Bandle was born Idris Firdaus, a Northerner from a compact village named Karaga. Aside from being referred to as Shatta Bandle, he’s as well regarded as the ‘younger, younger abundant nigga‘. He was so well-liked even Nigerian musician produced a music about him and highlighted him in the tunes video clip. He made cameos at shows equally in Ghana and Nigeria.
With a verified account on Instagram which has 392k followers, Shatta Bandle in certainly Ghana’s Social Media Star of 2019.
“You don know why is likely on” if you didn’t see the trending taxi driver from Takoradi whose contagious ‘money laughter’ attained him lovers from Ghana, Nigeria and beyond. Nicely, Mr. ‘Eventuarry’ is 1 Ghanaian who turned a star this 12 months.
The taxi driver generally termed ‘Eventuarry’ obtained consideration just after videos of interactions with others which involves his funny laughter ended up uploaded on Twitter. His films acquired so common, he flew to Nigeria for his initial solo comedy clearly show. He joined the cast of the television present ‘Kejetia vs Makola’ and even starred in a tv set industrial.
Just after Counselor Lutterdrodt’s reign as Ghana’s most outspoken and controversial counselor, 2019 noticed the increase of Ghanaian Counselor, Girl Woman Rev Dr. Charlotte Oduro. Just after videos of her counseling assistance went viral, she laded in the guides of Nigerian singer Simi and that was the commence of her reign on social media.
With some folks agreeing to her counsel and other people criticizing them, Counselor Charlotte was invited to talk on various television and radio display.
Immediately after a long time of performing in Kumawood, actor Mmbebusem hit the jackpot in 2019 thanks to social media. Immediately after films of ‘Ghana Jesus’ skits went viral, the actor has acquired a number of praise and criticisms which assist increase his occupation. He showcased the likes of Wendy Shay, John Dumelo amongst other individuals in his movies.
Counsellor Cyril George Carstensen Lutterodt has solely uncovered to Zionfelix in the chat they experienced at the forecourt of the Nsawam prison just lately the kind of annoyance he had to go by way of at the fingers of a single of the branches of Church of Pentecost prior to he married his wife, Abigail Naa Yemoley.
According to him, he was taken by means of literal hell at the time. He explained to Zionfelix on the ‘Uncut show’ that they almost prevented him from marrying her just simply because they claimed they experienced witnessed them drive all around in his vehicle prior to they unveiled their designs of relationship to the church.
The outspoken counselor questioned the sense in this argument the church elevated at the time.
This revelation from him sorts section of his campaign that influential and rich adult males in the culture ought to make confident they prevent marriage under the ordinance, which has been corruptedly referred to as church marriage and instead go for standard marriages mainly because it will support them to marry far more wives.
Examine out a movie of his chat with Zionfelix below…
Afro-jazz and highlife legend Gyedu-Blay Ambolley has disclosed that he don’t pray by means of Jesus Christ to God but somewhat Prays straight to God.
In accordance to him, Jesus Christ is a teacher and he isn’t God so he goes directly to God for regardless of what he wishes.
“People are expressing Jesus is God” It is like this formation of the white people today that has been brought to us but we mustn’t ignore that all of us went through the missionary faculties all the educational institutions that we went to, Anglican, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, all were recognized by the missionaries, so, they taught us what they wanted us to know”.
Working with the family members as an example he mentioned
“It’s just like [being in] a family that you are not at peace with your father, so, if you want anything from your father, perhaps you go as a result of your brother or you pass by your sister for the reason that you simply cannot go straight to your father mainly because of your misbehaving, so, now you want to use somebody” to get by way of to your father.
“Me, if I want just about anything, I go straight to my creator, I’m hardly ever going to go as a result of Jesus for what?” he questioned, introducing: “Before I came into this entire world, every little thing was in get when I go away this globe, the order is continue to going to be the same, I’m not likely to say anyone has occur so [I have to pray through him] because I see Jesus as a trainer a teacher that he has explained to you that if you want to go to God, this is the way he has completed his job”,
He even more stated that “I believe in currently being truthful to myself, I believe that I are not able to say Jesus is God or if I want to pray to the creator, I have to pray to the creator through Jesus”.
He, also wondered why persons make so significantly sounds about Jesus in churches.
“Now, people are usually crying: ‘In the name of Jesus’. Persons in the churches are utilizing microphones and speakers [disturbing everybody]. It is like nearly anything they want from the father now, they are talking by microphones and speakers for everyone to know what they want and even the Jesus that we are chatting about mentioned: ‘If you want to have any collaboration with your father, go to your space and converse with your father 1-on-one. It’s not that you take a microphone and ‘gbegbegbegbegbe’. Appear at the place faith is likely now. Now people today are using religion to make them selves prosperous and all that they’ve forgotten that revenue is not the key”, he explained.
He manufactured all these acknowledged on Course Fm in an interview.
Sportswear retailer Nike is to halt product sales by way of Amazon so it can focus on offering specifically to customers.
Nike mentioned it would go on to commit in “distinctive” partnerships with other stores and platforms.
It marks the close of a pilot that Nike started with Amazon in 2017.
According to Bloomberg, Amazon has been getting ready for the go, recruiting 3rd-get together sellers with Nike solutions so that the products is even now obtainable on the website.
Analysts stated it was a sign that Nike was trying to get bigger regulate of its brand.
Nike reported: “As section of Nike’s target on elevating consumer activities by way of far more immediate, private associations, we have designed the decision to full our existing pilot with Amazon Retail.
“We will continue to spend in potent, exclusive partnerships for Nike with other retailers and platforms to seamlessly serve our consumers globally.
“We will proceed to companion with Amazon Web Companies to electric power a suite of services on Nike.com and inside of Nike’s ecosystem of applications.”
Maureen Hinton, retail research director at International Knowledge, explained: “It’s a situation of Nike wanting total command of its brand”.
She reported buyers making use of Amazon typically experienced the impact they were being getting a discounted price tag.
Having said that, while not several stores could resist applying Amazon, Nike was a “huge international manufacturer and sporting activities brands have a enormous sum of power”.
Amazon declined to remark.
Scarce Nike trainers market for extra than £350,000
A pair of unusual Nike trainers made by the sportswear giant’s co-founder has marketed for a document-breaking $437,500 (£351,772).
They ended up the very last footwear to provide in an auction of 100 pairs of trainers – from Adidas to Air Jordans – in New York.
The 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat Moon Shoe was envisioned to fetch $160,000.
But Canadian collector, Miles Nadal compensated practically a few-periods that, having now forked out $850,000 for the other 99 pairs in the auction.
The Nike Waffle Moon Shoes ended up designed by Invoice Bowerman, a observe mentor who co-launched Nike.
Just 12 pairs were hand-created, with a amount being handed out to runners at the 1972 Olympic trials, and the pair becoming auctioned is considered to be the only a person not to be worn.
Noah Wunsch, Sotheby’s international head of e-commerce, said Mr Bowerman employed a waffle iron to imprint the tread on the sneakers.
The new proprietor of the sneakers, Mr Nadal – who launched an expense company, Peerage Cash – reported he was thrilled at his buy, contacting the Moon Shoe a “true historical artefact in athletics background and pop culture”.
“I consider sneaker society and gathering is on the verge of a breakout instant,” he included, saying he options to screen them, along with the other 99 pairs he bought previous week, at his personal auto museum in Toronto.
Previous President Jerry John Rawlings has expressed outrage over the “sex for grades”, the phenomenon of instructors exchanging tutorial favours for sex, pondering why people can set other people by way of these humiliating moments, MyNewsGh.com has submitted.
The previous President has explained the phenomenon as
incomparably undesirable, corrupt and corrupting and one particular destroying the fibre of
“Not only are this kind of fantastic women acquiring unfair discounts
but evidently in some cases the dumb ones get upgraded with that very first and 2nd
honours or whatsoever it is when everybody knows they are not worth it.
I would want they would examine some of the to start with class ones
as well, to see if their performance – their written what and what correspond to
the mark they have been given.
Do you realize where I am coming from? Why really should we be
taking human beings through this sort of humiliation? Almost nothing is as negative, as corrupt and
as corruptible as breaking what I maintain contacting the moral fibre of a culture.
And nothing at all can be as undesirable as this. It is a small slice to destruction,” he
Former President Rawlings is the most recent to incorporate his voice of
criticism to this canker that would seem to be gaining floor in tertiary
establishments across the nation and beyond.
Just lately, a BBC Africa Eye undercover investigation uncovered alleged sexual harassment in the Universities of Lagos and College of Ghana.
Two Senior Lecturers of the
College of Ghana, Prof. Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor who had been
captured in the infamous exposé have been interdicted pending the final result of investigations.
It is a new thirty day period but the hustle carries on unabated but if you are looking at supplying up on existence fully, Wutah Kobby is here there is just one more rationale to check out even more durable.
“Chase your goals and be who you want to be, just take a move in religion, imagine in it and get going. Like Uncle Ebo White claimed, ‘nothing is simple, it is usually going to be tough but that’s the pleasure of it, that we feel alive and even now keep pushing’”.
Accra, Oct 25, GNA –
Madam Anne Sophie Avè, the French Ambassador to Ghana, suggests the international
voluntary missions for trade and solidarity could be utilised to fortify the
cooperation among the two nations.
She mentioned France did
not have a extensive record with Ghana as compared to Ghana’s neighbouring
nations and it was significant for the two nations to study from every single other’s
tradition, network and share thoughts tailored in direction of solving worries in
Madam Avè produced these
remarks in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) through the
commemoration of the 2019 French Volunteering Working day.
The party, which was
held at the Alliance Française in Accra, was also in line with the 10th
anniversary celebration of France Volontaires-Ghana.
Running in Ghana
for about 10 decades, “France Volontaires” is accredited by the French Governing administration
to allow lots of French volunteers to have out missions with approved
associations and institutions.
Day is organised every single year by France Volontaires in 23 nations around the world all over the
entire world to market the motivation of French Volunteers and the involvement of
sending and host organisations.
explained to make this
dynamic of exchange productive, it necessary the determination and cooperation of
French actors, notably the Alliance française d’Accra, and the French Embassy
in Ghana by means of the Support de Coopération et d’ Motion Culturelle.
“I continue being certain
that the political will, now demonstrated by the Ghanaian authorities at the
optimum level to build the important problems for the development of
nationwide and international voluntary function, will make Ghana, in the around long term,
a genuine place of trade and solidarity”, he additional.
Labrande, Director of Alliance Française, Accra, also described the initiative
as a huge exposure for the younger era and recommended beneficiaries of
the programme for their perseverance to the initiative and explained it as “great
A newlywed has expressed her profound gratitude to God for sending her husband to her through social media.
The newlywed who is discovered as Roselyn Awuzie took to her micro-blogging website to narrate how she found her husband.
According to her, the relationship with her partner “started with hi on facebook messenger” and their romance transcended to marriage.
She went on to thank Mark Zuckerberg for building Facebook, which gave her the platform to meet her spouse.
“Bikonu make sure you assistance me and thank God for directing my spouse to me by means of Facebook….it commenced with hi…..on Facebook messenger and finally we tied the knot…..thank you C E O of Fb for building these types of a superb platform……” She wrote
Ms. Pyper Pebbles is just like any other individual viewing everyday living she places up a demonstrate and contributes each and every after in a when to this mega show. She’s a graduate of Ghana Institute of Journalism–she is a sapio-sexual by all specifications and thinks everyday living would only be really worth living if 1 decides to reside… She’s a Team Writer at GhanaCelebrities.Com and a Contributing Writer At BrutallyUncensord.Com, based in Accra-Ghana.
Accra, Sept. 24, GNA
– Major Derek Oduro (Rtd), a Deputy Minister of Defence, has disclosed that
about 140 Ghanaian soldiers have dropped their life, as of Could 2019, when
serving in the United Nations (UN) Missions all-around the world.
He mentioned the shed
heroes and heroines showed acts of selfless sacrifice and devotion to the
safety of their fellow adult males and would hardly ever be neglected.
The Deputy Minister
explained this on Tuesday at the Military 7 days Celebrations’ Wreath-Laying ceremony at
the Cenotaph of the Peacekeeping Memorial at Burma Camp in Accra.
Main Oduro claimed the
collecting was a testament of the motivation to honouring the valour and deed of
each and every solitary hero and heroine.
gesture is a reminder of the cost of freedom and security as effectively as a
reflection of the delight and joy we share with all those who served our country
courageously. By celebrating them, we give meaning to the lead to for which they
lived,” he explained.
The ceremony was not
only to portray the deserved appreciation and honour for the highly regarded officers
but also to guarantee the army personnel who continued to shield the integrity
of the nation that their determination would permanently be cherished and deeply
commended the servicemen for putting their life on the line in defending the
nation, adding: “they have produced us happy and we are blessed to have acknowledged
and served with them.”
He identified as on all
serving army staff to seize the chance to reaffirm their
allegiance to the company of Ghana.
“Our perseverance and
zeal to go on to make our motherland good will be apparent in our commitment
in direction of ensuring peace.”
Obed Boamah Akwa, Chief of the Defence Employees (CDS), mentioned the ceremony was a reminder
of the exceptional sacrifices of adult males and girls of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) for
It was vital
that those departed troopers ended up honoured, he said, incorporating “This is indeed
the surest bit to ensuring this kind of sacrifices remain related in the life of
folks in the place.”
The CDS famous that
the situation was an inspiration to apparent the suitable path that could maintain
peace and advancement, which every person wished for.
5 wreaths had been
laid at the ceremony with Big Oduro laying the first just one.
The second was laid
by Lt. Gen. Obed Boamah and the third by Main Basic Azure Ayamdo on behalf
Officer Daniel Addo, Sergeant Significant of the Military, laid the fourth wreath although
the previous was laid by the Head of Military Wives Affiliation.