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President Akufo-Addo Addresses Ghanaians Tonight, Expect These

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The President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is scheduled to once again knock at the doors of Ghanaians tonight. This will be his eighteenth (18) address tot he nation ever since the novel coronavirus hit the country. From matters of health, education, elections to security, the President had explored this bi-weekly interaction to update the nation on what actions his government had taken to address issues that transpired over the period.

Tonight as confirmed on his official Facebook page, President Akufo Addo will deliver his message at 8pm GMT. But then, some happenings as it could be argued have necessitated this interaction. For the past month the country’s case count has fallen dramatically, and government had continued to ease the restrictions imposed on some gatherings and business. Tonight expect these two major updates.

1. Murder of the Member of Parliament for Mfantsiman

Its more than a week now since Ekow Hayford suffered his untimely death at the hands of some criminals. The week celebration had already expired and the only communication that came from the presidency was an assurance to get the perpetrators to book. True to his word, the Police had made an arrest of five key suspects to the case. Tonight, President Nana Addo is likely to share some perspectives and update on this subject. Ghanaian surely won’t wish this matter ends up like the JB Danquah issue.

2. National Security and Assurance of Public Safety For Election 2020

It’s 50 days into the election and recent happenings have caused some Ghanaians fearing for their lives. As we speak the Volta Region is under constant patrol and surveillance due to threats of terrorism from the Western Tongoland Restoration Front. A recent video purported to be a message from their Command spoke of a troop of 4000 which are being prepared for invasion in the areas to cause mayhem. The opposition National Democratic Congress and all other parties have all condemned this act. Tonight it’s expected of the President to shed some light on how it’s carried it’s investigation into the matter and how it intends to out an end to this terrorism so Ghanaians can be convinced of a safe environment to operate.

There are more but do expect these plus the upcoming voter transfer exercise to be carried out by the Electoral Commission this week.

 

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Armed Robbers Storm Obuasi Lenclay Sports Stadium(VIDEO)

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The home grounds of Ghana Premier League giants AshantiGold SC was raided by armed robbers who made away with lighting equipment worth $172,000.

The robbery incident is a major setback to the quest of the club to win the  2020 Ghana Premier League, which is set to begin in two weeks time, as well as the CAF Confederation Cup.

Investigations have however commenced by the Police in Obuasi, though no arrests have been made yet.

The incident which was reported by management of the club, indicated that, the thieves cut the cables meant to be used for electrical works on the flood light and other essential cables at the Len Clay stadium.

AngloGold Ashanti Company Limited, the mining company that owns the community club, have been called in to assess the damage caused by the robbery.

AshantiGold SC are set host Karela United FC at the same venue in the opening day of the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League on 15 November 2020.

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Every Ghanaian Will Have To Pay GH¢10,000 To Settle Debt Incurred By Akufo-Addo – Sammy Gyamfi

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Sammy Gyamfi, the Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said that every Ghanaian will have to pay GH¢10,000 to settle the debt accrued by the Akufo-Addo Administration.

At the NDC’s weekly press briefing on Wednesday, he asked electorates to “ignore government’s deceptive semantics about Ghana’s catastrophic debt position.”

According to him, the NDC would expose all of the lies of the Akufo-Addo administration and set the record straight, including currently indebting Ghanaians.

He also noted that the constant and never-ending borrowing of funds by the government had increased the national debt per person ratio.

“Per our current total public debt of ¢258.8 billion as at June 2020…every Ghanaian in Ghana today is indebted to the tune of about ¢10,000,” he stated.

“President Akufo-Addo has added more debt; a whopping ¢138 billion and still counting to Ghana’s public debt in only three and half years, far more than any government has done in the history of this country, and far more than all successive governments since independence,” Mr Gyamfi said.

He also added that even with the Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) status in 2001, the debt-to-GDP ratio of 61% cannot be compared to the current debt ratio held by the country.

“Indeed, our current debt position is worse than where we were when we joined the HIPC debt relief program in the year 2001, at which time our debt to GDP ratio stood at 61%.

“As a matter of fact, our debt position this year is the worst ever in the history of our Fourth republican democracy,” he further added.

 

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Mother of the four kids who died at Amasaman in a fire outbreak finally narrates what really happened

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Yesterday News of 4 kids who were burnt to death after an outbreak of fire at Amasaman broke the Internet.

The mother of the Four whom we identified as Sister Afia has denied the allegations that the eldest daughter was to be blamed for the untimely death of her four children.

The kids age, 7,9,13 and 16 died when the mother left the children to do for an all night in the Vicinity.

The eldest daughter together with the 3 other kids died with the children and according to the mother, she is hurt and heart broken listening to the comment that she was to be blamed.

Narrating the incident to Angel News, Sister Afia happens to be a reverend minister at the church said,”When they opened the building in the course of the fire, my daughter together with her other siblings were already dead”

“So if she left for her boyfriend’s house, how come she is part of the dead children? I am going through a lot so I dont like what they are saying about me and my daughter.

Narrating what happened, she revealed that her daughter asked her to take the lead and promised that she will come with her other siblings.

Thirty minutes later, a neighbor called to inform her about the fire outbreak.

“Upon seeing the fire, I instantly felt my children were dead” She was lucky to have left home with the last born before the fire outbreak”

 

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