As we wrap up the year, we take you down memory lane with a comprehensive list of the year 2022’s news that dominated headlines.
Psalm Adjeteyfio aka TT Is Dead
Veteran actor Psalm Adjeteyfio popularly known as TT of Taxi driver fame died after suffering heart failure.
According to reports, he was diagnosed with end-stage heart failure recently which placed a limit on his lifespan.
The veteran actor begged Ghanaians publicly for help on several occasions. He received numerous help from various sources but invariably found ways to squander the money and come back for more.
Psalm Adjeteyfio first gained popularity in the 90s through movies and the television show Taxi Driver.
Over 80 Majority MPs Demand The Sack Of Finance Minister
Majority of Members of Parliament on the side of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) have asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to sack the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta and the Minister of State in charge of Finance, Charles Adu Boahen.
This comes on the back of the economic challenges facing the country.
The NPP lawmakers who made the call said they will not be part of the 2023 budget hearing and debate if the President fails to act on their request.
Addressing a press conference in Parliament on Tuesday, October 25, a lawmaker for Asante Akyem North, Andy Appiah Kubi said “We are unhappy with the developments in the country, we consulted our constituents who also expressed same sentients. We want the President to remove Ken Ofori and Chares Adu Boahen. We are by this medium communicating our strong desire that the President changes the Minister of Finance and the Minister of State in the Finance Ministry without further delay.
Ghana Coach Milovan Rajevac Sacked After Disastrous AFCON Showing
Ghana’s head coach Milovan Rajevac was sacked just four days after the country's disastrous outing at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The decision was taken by the Ghana FA less than 12 hours after the Sports Minister ordered a massive overhaul of the team's backroom staff following the Black Stars rare first round exit from Africa's flagship football tournament.
The Serbian coach supervised one of Ghana’s worst performances at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Ghanaian Actor, Waakye Passes On
Veteran Kumawood actor, Prince Yawson, popularly known as Waakye, passed on aged 65 in the early hours of August 2, 2022 at the 37 Military Hospital after battling an illness for years.
Back in 2013, it was confirmed that Waakye was battling stroke after a photo of him on a hospital bed went viral.
However, he seemed to have recovered and found his purpose as an ordained Reverend minister in April 2021. He attended a Bible school in Accra for his new religious role after he officially bowed out of the movie industry.
Afia Schwar Reveals How Much Chief Of Staff Gave Her For Her Father's Coffin
Afia Schwarzenegger revealed in a social media post on her Instagram page that she was supported by the Chief of Staff, Mrs Frema Osei Opare with an amount of GHC 50,000.00 during her father’s burial.
She also added how the government official assisted in flying her father’s coffin into the country.
This revelation did not go down well with Ghanaians who lambasted the government for getting involved in airlifting of private individuals coffin when the state needed funds.
Alleged Leaked Audio Tape of Asiedu Nketiah Reveals NDC Went to Court Without Figures
General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah, revealed in a leaked audio that during the party went without defensible figures when they petitioned the Supreme Court over the 2020 elections.
Speaking in the 14-minutes-plus leaked audio clip that has been shared multiple times on microblogging app; WhatsApp, the voice is heard explaining that even before the NDC went to court to challenge the declaration of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the 2020 elected candidate in the elections, they had been experiencing some technical challenges and therefore did not have any form of evidence going to court.
Queen Elizabeth II Confirmed Dead
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.
She died peacefully at her Scottish estate, where she had spent much of the summer.
The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change.
Her son King Charles III said the death of his beloved mother was a "moment of great sadness" for him and his family and that her loss would be "deeply felt" around the world.
Her death is one that touched and interested a number of Ghanaians who were once subordinates to the colonial rule of the British.
President's Side-Chick, Serwaa-Broni Drops More Bombshells In Exclusive Interview
Canada-based Ghanaian nurse Evelyn Serwaa-Broni publicly stepped out and admitted her sexual relationship with the President, Nana Akufo-Addo.
She dropped a lot of names as people who are aware of their amorous escapades and tried to intervene when things went sour.
She mentioned the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, whose Guest House in Kumasi, she and the President slept in together with one of his daughter Dokua, his brother; Edward Akufo-Addo alias “Bumpty” among others when they attended a funeral in Kumasi travelling on the Presidential Jet, with Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare onboard.
Asiedu Nketia Defeats Ofosu Ampofo To Become NDC Chairman-Elect
After 17 years of being General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia popularly known as General Mosquito beat the incumbent Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo in a keenly contested election to be named the Chairman-elect of the party.
Before the elections there were a lot of leaks from both parties which dented the image of the party. How the current Chairman can unite the party for election 2022 is important.
Ghanaian Citizen Writes To IMF To Refuse Giving Akufo-Addo Money
While Ghana sought relief from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to deal with the current economic crisis, an unknown citizen has taken to the Facebook page of the organization to request that the body refrain from lending any money to the president of Ghana.
He said the relief from the IMF was only going to be squandered by the current Akufo-Addo led government.
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