Business

Asokore Mampong; head porters apply for NBU training

Close to sixty head porters “kayayes” lodging at Dangomba line; a prominent zongo community located within the Asokore Mampong Municipality of Ashanti region have applied for enrollment unto the Youth Enterprenurial and Employability Programme (YEEP) under the auspices of the No Business as Usual (NBU) Project. After turning up at a community reach out event

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Business

Panic buying; “stop trooping over food on the market”-KMA to locked down residents

PRESS RELEASE PANIC BUYING OF GOODS AND SERVICES The attention of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has been drawn to a situation of panic buying of food stuff and services by residents of Kumasi following the partial lockdown of some cities in the country. The KMA will like to reiterate that the president’s directives gave

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Business

Kumasi at the verge of famine;food prices shoot up,gari “olonka” sold at GHs 20.00

Prices of consumable commodities have shot up abnormally within the central business district of the Kumasi Metropolis consequent to the announcement made by the President of Ghana Nana Akuffo Addo vis-à-vis the imposition of a lock down order, effective from Monday 30th March 2020. As residents of affected areas within Ashanti region embarked on a

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Business

Corona crisis; Blackout in Kumasi…traders make way for total cleansing of region

The whole of the central business district of the Kumasi Metropolice went dead-silent throughout the whole of today Friday 27th March 2020 consequent to a disinfection exercise carried out against the spread of coronavirus infection. Areas within and around the Kejetia lorry terminal, Adum, Central market, alabar and Dr Mensah which are noted as a

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Politics

“why should NPP replace Afoko with an alien”- Anyaho-Tamakloe to NPP

A stalwart of the governing New Patriotic Party, Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has said he still does not understand why the party jettisoned its elected national chairman Paul Afoko in the lead-up to the last general elections and replaced him with an “alien”. Mr Afoko, along with the party’s then-General Secretary Kwabena Agyepong and then-Second National

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Business

A/R: commercial driving closes in to a shutdown…KMA orders reduction in passenger intake

Operations of commercial drivers in Ashanti region appears to be gradually precipitating towards a total shutdown as the country witnesses a soaring death toll in relation to the prolific coronavirus infection. All commercial drivers within the Kumasi Metropolis have been subjected to mandatory conditions by authorities of KMA- that is a reduction in the number

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Politics

COVID-19 fight; “Akuffo Addo is just clueless and confused”- Mr. “ayaricough”

PRESS statement Today the world is confronted with the deadly disease known as COVID 19. Every nation is taking urgent measures to protect its citizens. Unfortunately, our president is still confused and indecisive as to the mechanisms and decisions to roll out in order to prevent the spread of the virus in our country. The

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Business

Asokore Mampong; NBU officials showcase assembly’s projects on ten errected bill boards

Executives manning the popular Ghana based European Union funded project-No Business as Usual (NBU) have pasted  digital printouts, highlighting projects executed by the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly on ten billboards errected in ten electoral areas. The billboards were mounted by officials of the project in areas including Asokore MAMPONG, Sewaaba, Adukrom, Akurem, Aboabo, Asawase, Akwatia

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Health

Coronavirus; 4th person killed in Ghana…cases shoot up to 93

One more person is reported dead after testing positive for coronavirus. Details about the latest development are sketchy but Myjoyonline is learning that the fourth death was recorded in the Greater Accra Region on Wednesday. Unconfirmed reports also suggest the total number of cases in the country has shot up significantly to 93 as of Wednesday, March

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Health

Corona crisis; Ghana President advised to lockdown country as confirmed cases shoot up

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on the government of Akufo-Addo to declare a lockdown in the country with immediate effect. The Association wants only persons providing essential services to be allowed to go about their activities in times President Akufo-Addo has described as “not ordinary.” “The lockdown though not a comfortable decision for

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Health

COVID-19; NLA Boss calls on Ghanaians to observe precautions as gov’t battles virus

The whole World has been humbled by the pandemic coronavirus. It has equally brought us closer to God our Creator. As Government takes pragmatic steps to address this pandemic, I would like to urge Ghanaians to respect and observe all protocols set out by Government especially Social Distancing. Let’s us take personal hygiene seriously during

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