The Ashanti empire being the most powerful empire in West Africa during the 18th century, the Ashanti have a lot of history and the Komfo Anokye sword is one of them. The Ashanti kingdom did not only posses extreme power but were a very wealthy state blessed with several natural mineral resources and vegetation having been dubbed the forest region of modern day Ghana.
In the 1940s, there was a hospital located on the hill overlooking the Bantama township designated as African and European Hospitals. As their names implied, the African side treated Africans while the European side treated Europeans. However, on some rare occasions, high-ranking African government officials were given treatment in the European section. By 1952, the need to construct a new hospital to cater to the fast-increasing population in Kumasi and, therefore, Ashanti Region arose. The European Hospital
A gory accident has occurred on the Techiman - Kintampo highway. 7 persons have been reported dead. The victims consisted of a team of Christians from Bolgatanta heading towards Atwea mountains for a Prayer retreat. Five persons out of that group have been reported dead, including the wife and daughter of their head pastor.
There has been a slight altercation and accusation upon counter accusation between the highly revered Ashanti King Otumfour Osei Tutu II and Paramount of Forms Traditional Council Oseadeyo Agyemang Badu. The Dormaa Chief has already asserted that the Ashanti's was under the captive of the Denkyira kingdom where they were slavishly submissive as slaves whose job was to gather wood with axe for Denkyira and henceforth the name "Kumase" which literary means under the axe
File image It appears matters are currently getting worse for some victims in the deadly Apiatse gas explosion that has since claimed about seventeen lives. Soon after the explosion, the ambulance service received a distress call from Takoradi to deploy more vehicles to the scene. They quickly organized about nine ambulances and arrived at the scene on time.
One person, a female, has been confirmed dead at Jeijei junction of the Abuakwa Tanoso to Sunyani highway. The deceased, identified as Gifty Ababio, was confirmed dead on the spot of the accident. Raphael Konadu, an eyewitness to the accident, confirmed that the decease was a nursing mother and her baby survived.
Four people who were taken for dead because of their condition in the deadly blast that occurred at Bogoso-Appiate, a farming/mining community in the Prestea-Huni-Valley Municipality of the Western Region, have been found by medical doctors not to be clinically dead. They are on admission and receiving treatment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), the country’s second largest referral facility.
A motor rider who has been identified as Johnson Owusu has been confirmed dead after he was rushed to the hospital this morning. Johnson was driving on the O. A. street which leads to the Maxwell Road at Fante New Town when he met his untimely death. From reports, Johnson Owusu was crossing By His Grace Beauty salon junction when a tipper truck which was coming from the opposite direction crashed him down.
The British firm that constructed KATH during 1952-1954 (Gee, Walker & Slater Ltd.), started humbly in Ripley, UK, as a family joinery, picture framing, and undertaker business in 1864. Samuel Gee, whose name became synonymous with the hospital in Kumasi joined the firm in 1870.
Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of The Metropolitan Archbishop of Kumasi Most Rev Gabriel Yaw Anokye
Archbishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye was born in Emenaa in the Ashanti Region on May 27, 1960 and the youngest of eleven children. After his basic education, he enrolled at St. Hubert Minor Seminary at Santasi -Apre in Kumasi. He then proceeded to St Peter's Major Regional Seminary in Pedu, Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana.
As per observers, the driver of the private vehicle with enrollment number GW 2447 15 was confined by an authority of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) for making a U-turn at an undesignated point. The driver of the vehicle was made to do converse to leave appropriately when the occurrence happened.
The family of a 33-year-old woman has accused Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) of negligence after her relative died at the facility. The unfortunate event occurred when Elizabeth Kwartemaa Laing arrived at the hospital to give birth to her baby in October 2021.According to the family, known as the Opoku-Mensah family, there have been no official reports of the actual cause of Elizabeth's death since her death on October 10, 2021.
Christianity is everyday practice. We have to put the word of God into practice so that, others who are unbelievers can emulate our good works and draw closer to God. If Christians will put what they are taught in their various churches into practice, the world would be a good place to be.
A Kumasi-based air-conditioning and exhaust pipe repairing specialist Mr Amos Mensa who believes that cleanliness is next to godliness has stressed the need for the city authorities to consider dispatching team of sanitation experts to the Kumasi airport roundabout to distill the choked bridges. In addition, he is also calling for the dredging of the waterways that have been badly polluted with unwanted materials that could likely attracts disease in the future.
A gas explosion has claimed the life of one person and left four others hospitalized with severe burns. The four, who suffered burns are on admission at the Intensive care Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), the country’s second largest referral facility.
On Angel fm “Breaking News” this afternoon, the Landlord, Mallam Osman , has given updates on gas explosion that killed one young girl and injured other 3 siblings and mother. Speaking to Ali Baba, the host of the program, the landlord explained that, around 3:30pm last Monday, he was in his room watching a football games when he heard a huge explosion, he came out of his room to meet A woman, his tenant of 4years on fire
Community pharmacists say they are scared, feel unsafe and calling for increased security protection against armed robbery attacks. Many of them have been attacked by armed robbers and robbed of huge sums of money. “For us to continue providing these critical pharmaceutical services to our communities and the country at large, we call on the Inspector General of Police Dr. George Akuffo Dampare to instruct his men to as a matter of urgency investigate all reported cases of robbery against community pharmacists and pharmacies, to provide security and patrol services to community pharmacies in the country, and we are ready to collaborate with the police to protect life and property.”
The disciplinary committee of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti region has fired its accounts officer, Awuni Akyireba who Alleged that the hospital has misused COVID-19 donations. According to the disciplinary committee of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Mr. Awuni Akyireba has breached its code of conduct and his allegations are falsehood and have no basis which is an act of misconduct.
The accounting officer at Komfo Anokye Teaching Institution who stated that the hospital misappropriated COVID-19 monies has been removed. The hospital believes that Awuni Akyireba, the accounting officer, violated the facility's code of conduct. "The Disciplinary Committee of the Hospital Board has determined that your accusation that COVID-19 contributions to KATH were utilized to purchase a luxury car was without basis and hence a complete fabrication," a letter to the officer.
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital is one of the biggest and busiest hospitals in the country instituted in the Garden City of West Africa, Kumasi. At regional levels, it the biggest hospital in the Ashanti Region in relation to the services that hospitals, both pubic and private, render as a lot of patients troop in day-in-day-out for medical care.