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POLITICS

There Is Something Wrong With Radio Gold - Hon. Osei Mensah

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Honourable Simon Osei Mensah angrily told Sampson Kwame Nyamekye that, there is something wrong with radio gold. Hon. Simon Osei Mensah made that comment after Sampson Kwame Nyamekye said, a news is circulating on radio gold’s platform and it is written as, Juaben MP beaten to a pulp as Regional Minister runs away in speeding V8.

  27 days ago ago
There Is Something Wrong With Radio Gold - Hon. Osei Mensah

CAREER-JOBS

"Go Back To Being An Accountant, You Don't Deserve To Be Up There" - Captain Smart

Captain Smart is more concerned with the incompetent leaders we have in Ghana. This morning on Onua Maakye, he descended on Hon. Simon Osei-Mensah the Regional Minister of the Ashanti Region after hearing news that he want to sue Captain Smart and his team at the court.

  2 months ago ago

POLITICS

Simon Osei Mensah Throws Support Behind Anti-LGBTQ+Bill

Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei Mensah, has thrown his support behind the anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Asexual (LGBTQ+) Bill before parliament. According to the former Bosomtwe Member of Parliament, LGBTQ+ has no place in the Ghanaian culture rather, polygamy is.

  1 month ago ago
Simon Osei Mensah Throws Support Behind Anti-LGBTQ+Bill

POLITICS

"Let me tell you: You can dodge but you can not hide" - Captain Smart hits back at Simon Osei Mensah

The winds are continually blowing up the heat and those who are at the receiving end of it keep finding ways of averting the effect. A new day introduces a new dimension but the direction of today's dimension has pointed towards the heart of the country, the Ashanti region.

  2 months ago ago

POLITICS

Juaben Assembly Members Locked Up After MCE Nominee Was Rejected For The 3rd Time

Tuesday, 2nd November 2021 A piece of information reaching the desk of CitizenOne is that assembly members of Juaben municipality have been locked up at the municipal assembly after they vehimently rejected the president's nominee for the 3rd and final time. The assembly members had rejected the MCE Nominee Mr. Sarfo Kantanka in two elections which were conducted.

  27 days ago ago
Juaben Assembly Members Locked Up After MCE Nominee Was Rejected For The 3rd Time

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The greed and madness should stop--Ashanti regional minister warns

Illegal mining has been an issue of major concern in Ghana. Water bodies and our forest reserves have been destroyed. The government of the day, the NPP government, in its early days inaugurated a committee to see to the end of the reckless illegal mining. Some journalists and media houses also came together to fight this menace.

  2 months ago ago
The greed and madness should stop--Ashanti regional minister warns

POLITICS

The Ashanti Regional Minister Should Have Been Sanctioned-Murtala Mohammed Faults Ejura Committee

Opinions continue to differ on the recommendations by the Judge Koomson committee that was tasked by the Presidency through the Interior Ministry to probe the events in Ejura Sekyeredumase that led to the death and injury of some civilians. There have been several discussions on the committee’s report and whilst some commend the committee for a good job done, others believe the committee per their recommendations, has not lived up to the task.

  2 months ago ago
The Ashanti Regional Minister Should Have Been Sanctioned-Murtala Mohammed Faults Ejura Committee

POLITICS

It Will Be Out Of Respect That I May Greet Akufo Addo On The Streets When He Leaves Office -M. Kpebu

It is not surprising that the Ejura Inquiry Committee didn't recommend any sanctions against the Ashanti regional minister, Simon Osei Mensah, in their recommendations since the Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu after his role in the purchase of the botched Sputnik v vaccines is still at post.

  1 month ago ago
It Will Be Out Of Respect That I May Greet Akufo Addo On The Streets When He Leaves Office -M. Kpebu

SOCIETY

Armed Police Deployed To KNUST

The Regional Security Council hence pronounced the KNUST grounds a security zone. College Relations Officer, Dr Norris Bekoe, in a meeting with Joy News' Ohemeng Tawiah, said greater security officials are relied upon to be conveyed to forestall acts that would transform the grounds into a milestone.

  2 months ago ago
Armed Police Deployed To KNUST

POLITICS

Dismiss A/R Minister And All 10 Soldiers - NDC Finally Reacts To Ejura Committee Report On Kaaka

The findings from the Ejura Committee on Kaaka's death has sparked a longstanding tussle between Ghanaians. The report blamed the sudden death of the young activist on a family fued instead of the disturbances that happened in Ejura. The report has been rejected by several Ghanaians who have claimed that the findings are partisan and not independent.

  1 month ago ago
Dismiss A/R Minister And All 10 Soldiers - NDC Finally Reacts To Ejura Committee Report On Kaaka

POLITICS

Braimal is ignorant- Simon Osei Bonsu

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has stated that resignation is for persons who flout the law and not those who work within the confines of the law. Reacting to the basis for which Member of Parliament (MP) for Ejura-Sekyeredumase, Mohammed Bawa Braimal, called for his dismissal, he said “it is quite unfortunate”.

  3 months ago ago
Braimal is ignorant- Simon Osei Bonsu

EDUCATION

KNUST : Security gears up to deal with 'Conti' and 'Katanga'

Students in the University Hall(Katanga) and Unity Hall(Conti) both in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have gained a country- wide notoriety for students rivalry which sometimes degenerates into chaotic disturbances and violent clashes. Earlier in the week, the Ashanti Regional Minister and Chairman of the Ashanti Regional Security Council, Mr Simon Osei Mensah issued a statement directing all students to vacate the school premises latest by midday on Saturday, September 18th 2021.

  2 months ago ago
KNUST : Security gears up to deal with 'Conti' and 'Katanga'

EDUCATION

After the order to vacate campus was issued, parents rushed to their wards at KNUST.

Following an order from the Ashanti Regional Security Council for students to evacuate campus directly after their end-of-semester exams, several parents and guardians reported to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) on Saturday September 18 to pick up their wards. Parents who were observed on Saturday morning at the school's campus expressed their concern over the directive, which was issued earlier this week.

  2 months ago ago
After the order to vacate campus was issued, parents rushed to their wards at KNUST.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kumasi Central Market has finally been squashed for redevelopment.

The Kumasi Central Market (otherwise called Kejetia Market) is an outside market in the city of Kumasi, the capital of Ashanti. Kumasi Central Market is in the tropical jungle bioregion of Ashanti on the Ashantiland Peninsula. Kumasi is around 300 miles (480 km) north of the Equator and 100 miles (160 km) north of the Gulf of Guinea.

  2 months ago ago
Kumasi Central Market has finally been squashed for redevelopment.

EDUCATION

Guardians scramble for wards at KNUST over request to clear grounds

A few guardians and watchmen on Saturday answered to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to get their wards, following a request from the Ashanti Regional Security Council for understudies to empty grounds just after their finish of semester tests. The guardians who were seen at the school's grounds on Saturday morning said they were stressed after the request was allowed recently.

  2 months ago ago
Guardians scramble for wards at KNUST over request to clear grounds

EDUCATION

Students Of KNUST Warned Not To Remain On Campus

Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) are warned to not remain on campus after midday on Saturday, September 18. Only foreign students and students permitted by management can stay, the regional minister has directed. According to the Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC), it's picked intelligence that some “unruly” students are planning some disturbances on campus on Friday, the eve of vacation.

  2 months ago ago
Students Of KNUST Warned Not To Remain On Campus

EDUCATION

A/R Security Deploys Police Men to Maintain Law and Order on KNUST Campus

Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have been warned not to remain on campus after midday on Saturday, September 18, Only foreign students permitted by management can stay, the regional minister has directed. According to the Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC), it has picked intelligence that some "unruly" students are planning some disturbances on campus on Friday, the eve of vacation.

  2 months ago ago
A/R Security Deploys Police Men to Maintain Law and Order on KNUST Campus

EDUCATION

Simon Osei Mensah Cautions KNUST Students

The Chairman for the Ashanti Regional Security Council, Hon. Simon Osei Mensah, has warned students planning distractions on the eve of vacation at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to re-think their intended action. “Any student who will be caught up in offenses bothering on criminality will have a criminal investigation opened against him or her and subsequently prosecuted in a competent law court”, he said in a statement.

  2 months ago ago
Simon Osei Mensah Cautions KNUST Students

SOCIETY

Refuse Paasage to people without mask- Ashanti Minister

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Simon Osei Mensah has directed district chief executives and the Police to ensure that persons in the Region comply with the COVID-19 directives. At a press briefing, Mr. Osei Mensah said the Region had 87 active cases in April, 2021 with 216 deaths; however, the Region currently has 1,253 active cases.

  3 months ago ago
Refuse Paasage to people without mask- Ashanti Minister

JUSTICE

We sent soldiers to Kumasi Girls SHS to maintain law and order - Ashanti Regional Minister

Simon Osei-Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister has defended the deployment of security officers to Kumasi Girls Senior High School to quell a demonstration. According to him, military and police officers were dispatched to the school solely to preserve law and order, not to torture the students.

  4 months ago ago
We sent soldiers to Kumasi Girls SHS to maintain law and order - Ashanti Regional Minister