Sad day for Ghana and the entire journalism fraternity as one of Ghana's top journalists loses. Wife. Seldom do such events happen to shatter the order of things. Bernard Avle is a Ghanaian media personality who works with CITI FM and CITI TV. Born May 20, 1981, Avle hails from Dzodze in the Volta Region.
Rev. Dr. Stephen Yenusom Wengam, the Lead Pastor and Founder of the prosperous Cedar Mountain Chapel International, AG doubles also as the Radio Pastor of Citi FM, probably one of two best radio stations in the country. For the thousands of listeners to this Radio station that appeals to English speaking audience, their hearts have been well refreshed by the daily encouraging words, that have been served them weekly by him, on his radio program.
Death has once again done the unexpected and this round it has taken away a statesman of the nation. This news comes as a big blow not only to the party he belongs to but to the nation as well because the deceased once served as a minister of transport and communication in the Second Republic.
The high cost of living in Ghana has become a problem most Ghanaians talk about. According to most analyses, the standard of living in Ghana is high because of the high taxes we pay on goods we import to the country without patronizing made-in-Ghana goods. In today's news, a popular journalist from Citi FM and TV Caleb Kudah shares a painful story of the amount he paid as taxes on items he purchased.
News coming in indicates that Aisha Huang is married to a Ghanaian businessman. This is a claim by Nkrabeah Effah Dartey, lawyer of Aisha Huang. He made this revelation to Citi FM. However, the name of her husband was not revealed by the lawyer. Some Ghanaians have reacted to this and below are some comments.
We Can’t Identify Them; They Were Crushed: Another Gruesome Accident Kills Over 6 ‘Innocent’ Victims
The recent heartbreaking news that has undoubtedly put lots of fear in most Ghanaians was when over 6 innocent passengers met their untimely deaths after a gruesome accident at Sankore in the Ahafo region. According to recent reports cited by Citi Fm, three of the deceased persons were on board a truck when it veered off the road and crashed with a taxi carrying at least four persons. “We can’t even identify them. They were crushed”, Romeo Mensah, a police officer at the accident scene emphatically revealed.
Umaru Sanda has undoubtedly built a solid fame for his fast rising journalism career by just been assertive, ever learning and asking the hard questions, despite his naturally calm posturing and somewhat awkward background as a Fulani. For a young Fulani boy, who grew up at Asukwere around Shai Osu-Doku constituency who was part of the tribe well known for raising cows, his very rise to become educated as a journalist and to rise fast as a young man, to be the main anchor for Citi FM’s evening news, is already worth studying.
The media is a powerful force to reckon with and in specific relation to the gospel, it is probably the most powerful tool ever, aside the glorious force of the Holy Spirit, to push a person or his/her ministry, to the limelight. Many will recall how men of God of old, who existed before the advent of mass media broke through the status quo and rose to become father figures in the country and beyond and the likes of Apostle Anim in our country and the likes of Apostle Babalola of Christ Apostolic Church in Nigeria became the toast of many.
Ghanaian media personality, Jessica Opare Saforo has shared an incident where she ran over a lizard with a car in her compound. The former worker at Citi FM, Jessica Opare Saforo who is worried about the situation took to Twitter to share. According to her, she says she ran over a lizard in her compound when she was driving out of the house on Sunday morning and was stressed about having to pick it up and dispose of it when she returns.
Details of the farewell services for Bernard Avle’s now late wife, to celebrate her life and memory, has been officially announced by the family,. just this past week and according to the details shared, whereas there will be no wake keeping, as was expected, the main funeral service will be held at Cedar Mountain Chapel, whiles the thanksgiving service will be held at the Makarious Cathedral.
The Education Minister who has come under a lot of pressure in the couple of days has insisted that he is only doing his job to make Ghana’s education better. Hon. Yaw Adutwum, who also serves as the MP for Bosomtwe was a school proprietor before being called to Ghana where he served as a deputy minister of Education during President Akufo-Addo’s first term.
Fentuo Tahiru, a Ghanaian sports journalist, joined Citi TV and Citi FM in 2017, on Sunday 7th August 2022, he left his position there after five years. The multifaceted sports journalist used social media to post an announcement of his resignation. In a post on Twitter, he wrote,
Please like and share this article. Don't forget to leave a comment below. Please follow me for more updates. A Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Prof. Ransford Gyampo has boldly sent a strong message to the New Patriotic Party. He asked them to take the message seriously and do it if they want to break the eight in the 2024 elections.
One of the principal highlights of the one-year-antique 8th Parliament of Ghana has been the Executive's relentless attempt to make sure that Parliament passes the Electronic Transaction Levy (E-levy) earlier than the House closing went on recess. But will the Akufo-Addo led authorities overview the 1.75% tax on all digital transactions?
After 17 years at Adabraka-based Citi FM, Jessica Opare-Saforo has decided to leave the station. Since joining the station 17 years ago, Jessica has hosted many flagship shows including ‘Brunch in the Citi’, ‘Sex in the Citi’, ‘Sister Sister’, ‘Upside Down’ and ‘Traffic Avenue’ (formerly ‘Citi Drive’) which is Citi FM’s late afternoon show.
The Minister of Information, Oppong Nkrumah, has announced that the Free Senior High School Program and all16 flagship programs of the government are up to be looked at. According to Mr. Oppong Nkrumah, all the 16 flagship programs are up to be looked at. The President has directed that the flagship programs should be protected and fully implemented to ensure that the impact is achieved.
All of the government's 16 major programs, including the free senior high school (SHS) program, are up for review, according to Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. Mr. Oppong Nkrumah stated that the president wants the programs to be safeguarded and completely implemented so that they can have a positive impact on the lives of all Ghanaians.
Former Secretary of the Western Region who until this morning, was vying for the position of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) General Secretary, Charles Bissue says his withdrawal was in good faith. Speaking in an interview with Citi Fm monitored by opemsuo.com, Bissue indicated that his decision was informed by the current state of the country over which his party is superintending.
Prices of goods could be increased between 8% to 12% soon, should the government go ahead to implement the amended Value Added Tax (VAT) rate. The amendment which already has been gazetted as far back as 31st December 2021 will increase the current VAT rate which is a flat rate of three percent with a corresponding one percent Covid-19 levy to almost twenty percent.
Fuel prices are expected to cross the GH8 mark soon, according to the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers of Ghana (COPEC), and the Ghanaian government will need to take strategic measures to mitigate the impact of the increase on consumers. Duncan Amoah, COPEC's Executive Secretary, slammed the government's efforts to address the government's inability to keep fuel prices stable.