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Ghana Is Home, We Are Coming!! – Jamaica Endorses #YearOfReturn

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett and the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange have jointly endorsed the “Year of Return, Ghana 2019”.

The Year of Return is an initiative of the government of Ghana which is intended to encourage people of African descent to visit Ghana.

Both Ministers commended the President and people of Ghana for taking this initiative to cement Ghana’s Pan African Legacy dating from the relationship amongst leaders of the Caribbean and Ghana.

Honourable Grange said Jamaica looks forward to a successful year of return. “We will work with Ghana towards a successful year. Jamaica observes the international Decade of People of African Descent and so it is very timely that we work together.”

She added that “as Jamaicans, we’re proud to see that our Reggae music will form the soundtrack for the Year of Return.”

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture of Ghana, Hon. Catherine Afeku led the delegation made up of Members of Parliament (MPs) and representatives of Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA). The delegation included Hon. Alex Agyekum, Hon. Kobla Wayome, Hon. A.B. A Fuseini, Hon Kofi Amoakohene and Mr. Akwasi Agyeman of GTA.

Hon. Afeku said Ghana is ready to welcome the global African family home. “The ease of Visa acquisition, upgrades of Tourism and hospitality facilities, capacity building are all being tackled through an inter-ministerial committee with anticipated positive results.”

Come March 2019, the Jamaica-Ghana Homecoming Festival (Jagha) will feature as part of the activities to commemorate the year of return and celebrate African survival.

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Dr. Kwame Osei Despite’s Luxury Mansion And Cars | PHOTOS

Dr. Kwame Osei Despite, Ghanaian well-known businessman who recently built a very lovely ward for the children’s department at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has finally released exclusive photos of his home and cars to motivation the generations of Ghana and beyond.

The flashy wealthy man is one who is very humble, hardworking and loves to help others.

Today we give u most lovely photos of his wealth below.

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Lydia Alhassan Wins Ayawaso West Wuogon By-Rlection

Madam Lydia Seyram Alhassan has replaced her husband as the Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency after winning the by-election held on Thursday in Accra.

Madam Alhassan, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate, was the second wife of the late MP Mr. Emmanuel Kyeremateng Agyarko.

She polled 68.80 percent of the valid votes cast.

Her closest challenger, Mr. Kwasi Delali Brempong of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) polled 30.52 percent while Mr. William Kofi Dowokpor of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) and Mr. Clement Boadi of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) polled 0.58 and 0.10 percent respectively.

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The conduct of the polls was marred by a shooting incident at the residence of one of the aspirants,Mr Brempong; which resulted in injuries to 18 persons and an assault on an observer at one of the polling stations.

The Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service have commenced investigations into the shooting incident.

According to some eyewitnesses at the scene, members of vigilante groups affiliated to the NPP shot at NDC members who had gathered at Mr Brempong’s to go and cast their votes.

At the La Bawaleshie School Park, the Member of Parliament of Ningo Prampram, Samuel Nartey George who was observing the elections was allegedly assaulted by some unidentified persons.

The incident also resulted in the opposition party directing their agents to withdraw from the various polling stations.

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You Don’t Have Sense : Wanlov To Kennedy Agyapong

Wanlov, Ghanaian musician who usually hate to put on slippers has hit hard on Ghanaian politician Kennedy Agyapong ove the killing of Anas’ number one man Ahmed Suale.

According to Ken Agyapong who was picked up as a suspect to the issue, he revealed that he got nm to do with.

But talking to Citi News, he revealed that he warned the journalist saying if he dares comes to his premises he will deal with him.

Following this case carefully Wanlov has then hit hard on the politician for saying as he takes him as a senseless person.

See tweets below.

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