The Deputy National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress, Eric Edem Agbana has reiterated that a statement by the Minister of Energy, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh is annoying and hopeless. The Deputy Organizer was speaking on the “Newday” show on TV3 today, December 8, 2021, with host, Johnnie Hughes.
The Former First National Vice-Chairperson of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Anita Desoso, has alleged that the current government is planning on creating new Parliamentary Seats in the Ashanti region to raise their odds in Parliament in the 2024 general election. According to her, the leadership of the NDC must be vigilant and oppose the creation of any new parliamentary seats in the Ashanti region.
The contest for the flagbearer position in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) keeps getting interesting each day. Former President John Mahama’s major contender, Dr Kwabena Duffour has promised to win a chunk of the votes in the Ashanti Region for the NDC should be elected as the Presidential Candidate to lead them into the 2024 election.
Authorities seem worried over reluctance on the part of Ghanaians to take COVID-19 vaccines. The worry doesn’t seem to come from fear of the spread of the virus and a record of a third wave in the country alone. Bu also, the fear that the vaccines currently in the country might expire, such was the message indirectly put across during the launch of the Vaccination Month in the Ashanti region today, December 6.
The Chairman of the Ashanti Regional New Patriotic Party Mr Antwi Boasiako who is also known as Wontumi has confirmed a sad incident regarding his colleague Henry Kwabena Kokofu. According to him, one of the hardworking and staunch supporters of the party has passed on. The person also happens to be the biological sister of Former Bantama MP Henry Kwabena Kokofu.
Many people from Kumasi in the Ashanti Region have expressed disappointment in the action of Hon. Collins Adomako, the member of parliament for Afigya Kwabre North in the Ashanti Region for donating money to the Keta Senior High Technical School contestants instead of Prempeh College guys. United Television (UTV) shared a post explaining how the member of parliament for Afigya Kwabre North promised Francisca Lamini a sum of two thousand cedis for being the only female to reach the finals with her school for the past eight years.
Just recently, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II complained bitterly to Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo on the consistent light out and light in which is popularly known as “Dumsor” in the country. After Osei Tutu II addressed the president on the “Dumsor” issue, a photo started going viral on social media and all fingers are pointing at Ashanti Region due to the reactions of Ghanaians in the comment section.
The controversial Angel Broadcasting Network journalist, Yaa kyeraa, has confidentially emphasized that the New Patriotic Party(NPP), irrespective of their superiority as the ruling party has to face the truth and act accordingly. This came up after the New Patriotic Party refused a maintenance on the party office in the Ashanti region which caused their ejection.
The Ashanti Regional Prison Service P.R.O, DSP. Richard Bukari has revealed that the Kumasi Central Prisons will be soon relocated from Adum in Kumasi. According to Him, discussions and plans are far advanced to relocate the Kumasi Central Prisons, the Headquarters of Ashanti Region to a quieter environment.
The past two days have seen two innocent men being killed by four armed robbers. The incidences happened in two different regions and in all, the armed robbers attacked these victims with guns. The two operations happened in the Ashanti and Upper East Regions. In the Ashanti Region, it is reported that an armed robber killed a man in the presence of his wife and twelve years old son at Anyinam.
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, in reading the 2022 budget statement in Parliament indicated that the government will construct two interchanges at the Ashanti region, one at the Kumasi airport roundabout and another at the Santasi roundabout. Reacting to this promise and the other unfulfilled promises by the NPP government to construct interchanges at the Ashanti Region, the former Deputy Minister of Finance and the Member of Parliament for the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam constituency, Cassiel Ato Forson, has stated that the NPP as a political party has taken the Ashanti region for granted when it comes to developing the region.
The Member of Parliament for the Odododiodio constituency, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has applauded the King of the Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, for his recent comment on power outages in the Ashanti region. According to him, he is very happy that finally, Otumfuo has Spoken up about the dumsor in the country.
Host and Win have been on the lips of schools from the Ashanti Region since the commencement of the competition which they host for the first time. The region has the highest representation in the quarterfinals with seven schools; three were able to walk into the semifinals: KNUST SHS, Opoku Ware School, and Prempeh College all made it to the semifinal stage on the last day of the contest and are expected to face each other at this stage.
The Paramount Chief of Ashanti, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is one personality in Ghana who is very respected. The people of Ashanti Region do adore and respect his royal majesty. His involvement towards the development of Ashanti Region is very enormous. The King is widely respected and that makes him a very influential person in the lives of the people of Ashanti.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is profusely denying a story on social media that, the party has defaulted in the payment of rent on the building, it has been using as its Ashanti Regional Administrative Office, at Dichemso, in Kumasi, for three years running, describing the story as totally untrue and quite embarrassing.
Born Ernest Adu Kumi born in Kwadaso, A suburb of Kumasi in The Ashanti Region Of Ghana to Mr Emmanuel George Kumi (a native of Anomabo in the Central Region and Abriw in The Eastern Region) and Mrs Comfort Achiaah (A native of Agona Bipoah in the Ashanti Region.
The Ghana AIDS Commission has been operating sing the dangerous human killing virus was discovered in this part of the world It is responsible for the provision of retroviral drugs and other medical measures needed to combat the virus which has taken billions of lives from the face of the earth. However per a news report from the Commission via Ace journalist Serwaa Amihere's Twitter handle, Ashanti Region topped the HIV population in Ghana See the full list below; A/R tops HIV population in Ghana -AIDS Commission
Two interchanges in the Ashanti region, one at the Kumasi airport roundabout and one at the Santasi roundabout, were mentioned in the 2022 budget statement by Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta. In response to the NPP government's promise to build interchanges in the Ashanti region, former Deputy Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament Cassiel Ato Forson has said that the NPP as a political party has taken the Ashanti region for granted when it comes to developing the region.
The Ghanaian US based investigative journalist, Kevin Ekow Taylor has told the New Patriotic Party that if they don't take things serous the National Democratic Congress (NDC), shall win the 2024 election from Ashanti region because of the behavior of one leader in the Ashanti region.
Volta, one of the Ghana's sixteen administrative regions is located west of Republic of Togo and east of Lake Volta. Its designated capital city is Ho. The Volta Region also has one of the powerful rulers, Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli States, and the President of Asogli Traditional Area. The region is occupied mostly by Ewe, with few Guan and Akan as settlers. The settlers are predominately, farmers and fisher folks. Some food staff from the region are maize, yam, tomato, okro and the likes.