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Free electricity till end of the year – Akufo-Addo



Government has announced the extension of free electricity supply to lifeline tariff customers until the end of the year.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made this known during his 14th live televised address to the nation on Sunday, July 26, 2020.

He stated that, government will review the early announcement by the Finance Minister during the mid-year budget review.

“In the Finance Minister’s mid-year budget review, he, again, announced that all Ghanaians are to enjoy free water supply for another three months. I intend to have it reviewed at the end of the period,” Akufo-Addo said.

He added that, government’s incentives for frontline health workers is, however, extended for the next three months.

“…I announced the extension of incentive packages for health workers by another three (3) months, i.e. July, August and September. “



Former President Jerry Rawlings Finally Reacts To The Demise Of His Beloved Mother




Recall that we reported on Madam Victoria Agbotui, mother of ex President Jerry John Rawlings celebrating 101 birthday in September 9, 2020.

According to reports currently gathered, Madam Victoria Agbotui has been feeling unwell for sometime now even after celebrating her birthday. 101 is a life well lived but with that said, we send our condolences to the family.

Madam Agbotui was born in Dzelukope, Keta in 1919 in the Volta locale of Ghana. If not for Madam Victoria Agbotui, Ghana wouldn’t have had Jerry Rawlings as President.

Well, ex-president Jerry Rawlings has finally reacted to the demise of his beloved mother and this is what he had to say;


The Office of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, Togbi Agbesi Awusu II, Awadada of the Anlo State, the Head of the Royal Bate Family of the Anlo State and the Agbotui and allied families, wish to inform the general public of the demise of Madam Victoria Agbotui, the mother of His Excellency.

Madam Agbotui died in the early hours of Thursday, September 24, 2020. She was 101.Former President Rawlings, the Anlo State and the Agbotui and allied families wish to express their gratitude to all who have and continue to express their sympathies. The family kindly requests all to respect their privacy during this difficult period. All who wish to pay courtesy visits should kindly call 0264444464 to secure appointments.Details of the funeral of Madam Agbotui will be communicated by the family in due course.

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Western Togoland group orders Ghana Security forces out of Volta Region



Western Togoland secessionists have ordered the immediate exit of all Ghanaian security forces from the Volta Region.

This follows their simultaneous attack on the Aveyime and Mepe Police Stations in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region.

In a press statement declaring their secession from Ghana, the Western Togolanders under the leadership of Togbe Yesu Kwabla Edudzi II, have said that the roadblocks will remain on the roads until “Ghana agrees to come to the negotiation table, with expected UNO facilitation.”

All political activities within the new State are banned with immediate effect. Certain Radio stations are temporarily designated Western Togoland (WTL) State Radios till further notice, and all Media Houses within WTL are to focus their programming predominantly on WTL issues until further notice,” they added.

In addition, the Chairman of the Western Togoland Restoration Front (WTRF), the political wing of the Western Togoland independence struggle, has ordered all Ghanaian security forces out of the Western Togoland within 24 hours “and must not take any weapons or ammunitions along with them”.

Ghana Police personnel within the captured area have been ordered to remain indoors until further notice or surrender peacefully to the Western Togoland Security forces.

They further ordered for the immediate release of all detained Western Togoland independence struggle and immediate termination of all related court proceedings.

Currently, all roads leading to and from the Volta Region have been blocked leading to about 3 km of traffic.

This roadblock, they say is to “assert its sovereignty all over the Southern sector”.

They are reported to have forcibly taken over the Aveyime and Mepe Police stations, overpowering the police officers in the process and looting the Station’s armoury.

SOURCE: Adomonline



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Kennedy Agyapong’s contempt Case: Journalists denied access to court hearing




court case involving Kennedy Agyapong is currently under at the Land division of the High Court.

Journalists who journeyed to the court to cover the hearing have been denied access.

According to the security personnel of the court, they are following instructions and can’t allow journalists access to the court hearing.

Member of Parliament of Assin Central is in court for allegedly making a statement deemed contemptuous in the case in which Susan Bandoh and Christopher Akuetteh Kotei had sued him, one Ibrahim Jaja, Nana Yaw Duodu aka Sledge and the Inspector General of Police in a land dispute.


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