Author: JSmart Amenuveve

Collins Owusu Amankwah, the former Chairman of the Government Assurances Committee and ex-legislator for Manhyia North, has suggested that North Tongu Member of Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, may be acting on behalf of competitors who lost a bid for a stake in four hotels offered by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT). Speaking to Akoma FM’s William Evans-Nkum on Wednesday, Amankwah claimed, “I suspect Okudzeto Ablakwa is doing the bidding of the other competitors who failed to win the 60% bid. They are bitter and may be behind Okudzeto.” Bryan Acheampong has recently faced significant public scrutiny after…

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Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate to the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Former President John Dramani Mahama, is making a case for more women to be around the table where key decisions are taken across all levels. She said this when she honored an invitation of the Central Western Presbytery to be the special guest at the 13th Synod of the Presbytery in the Western Region over the weekend. The theme, “Caring for God’s Creation,” she said, was apt as “we reminded ourselves of the need to protect everything on Earth, including our water bodies, natural…

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The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has reassured citizens regarding the ongoing limited Voters’ Registration exercise, stating its willingness to extend the duration if necessary. Should the initial 21-day period conclude with unregistered individuals remaining, the EC pledges to extend the registration period to ensure their inclusion on the voter register. Addressing concerns in a press statement released on Wednesday, May 8, the EC sought to alleviate anxieties among Ghanaians, urging unregistered voters to remain composed amidst the process. In response to challenges encountered with the network on Wednesday afternoon, disrupting the online registration mode, the EC has directed its…

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Former Auditor General Daniel Domelevo has expressed his disagreement with Council of State member Sam Okudzeto’s assertion that there is nothing wrong with keeping large sums of money at home, following recent controversies surrounding former Sanitation Minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah. In a recent interview, Mr. Okudzeto defended Dapaah, stating that individuals are not obligated to justify the source of funds found in their residences, and criticized what he perceived as dishonesty in the public’s condemnation of her. However, Domelevo countered this perspective, deeming it questionable to stash such amounts of money at home. “Keeping that amount of money in the…

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Ghanaian rapper, Amerado recently talked about a risky evening adventure he went on for love. In a recent interview, the rapper acknowledged going to a cemetery in his hometown of Ejisu around two in the morning to conduct a traditional love charm that is referred to as “for girls.” He related the unsettling incident in which he sprayed powder and confessed his sincere wish to win his love interest’s heart while standing by himself in the graveyard. He admitted that he ran out of the graveyard to avoid being seen after the audacious deed. In contrast to his expectations, the…

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Maame Tiwaa, a cherished member of the revered Yaw Sarpong and Asomafo duo, has shed light on the recent health concerns surrounding Yaw Sarpong, attributing his predicament to a past accident during a trip Kumasi highway on October 8th 2020. The resurgence of his ailment sparked widespread conversation online when an image emerged of the singer hospitalized and apparently lifeless. In an exclusive interview with Franky 5 on the This Is Gospel show last Sunday, Maame Tiwaa provided reassurance regarding Yaw Sarpong’s current condition, stating that he is now fit and fully recovered. She expressed confidence in his ability to…

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A United States Army Major, Kojo Owusu Dartey, has been found guilty by a federal jury on multiple charges related to smuggling firearms to Ghana concealed within blue barrels of rice and household goods. The 42-year-old officer, currently stationed at Fort Liberty, faces a maximum sentence of 240 months, scheduled to be pronounced on July 23, 2024. The conviction follows a joint effort between US law enforcement agencies and Ghanaian authorities, shedding light on an international arms trafficking operation. Dartey was charged with dealing in firearms without a license, delivering firearms without notice to the carrier, smuggling goods from the…

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Ghanaian beat producer Forqzy Beatz embarked on a remarkable journey to break the Guinness World Record for the Longest Recording Marathon with Multiple Artistes. Despite surpassing the initial record set by the current holder—Emmanuel L. Hawwal Ogungbadero, Forqzy Beatz faced unforeseen challenges that ultimately led to the premature conclusion of his ambitious endeavor. The previous record stood at an impressive 40 hours and 19 minutes, achieved by collaborating with 15 artistes. Forqzy Beatz exceeded expectations by recording an astonishing 65 artistes within the same timeframe, setting a new benchmark for the marathon. With his sights set on a 100-hour attempt…

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Ghanaian beat maker and sound engineer, Manasseh Tawiah Nartey, popularly known as Forqzy Beatz, has set his sights on breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest recording marathon with multiple artists. In a remarkable feat, Forqzy Beatz has already surpassed the previous record set by Nigerian beat producer Emmanuel L. Hawwal Ogungbadero, who recorded 15 artists during his attempt. Forqzy Beatz’s record-breaking journey began on Sunday at 10 PM, within the forecourt of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly. Since then, he has been tirelessly working to achieve his goal of a 100-hour Rec-A-Thon, which is expected to last for five…

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In a significant diplomatic rendezvous, Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, welcomed the Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, at the prestigious Jubilee House. The meeting, characterized by diplomatic cordiality, sparked speculation and interest regarding the plausible reasons behind the encounter. Sources close to the Vice President’s office suggest that the meeting primarily focused on collaborative efforts to bolster Ghana’s economic resilience amidst global uncertainties. Dr. Bawumia, renowned for his expertise in economics and finance, engaged in constructive discussions with Director Georgieva to explore potential avenues for reinforcing Ghana’s financial stability. According to recent reports by…

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In a night filled with melody and celebration, USA-born Ghanaian gospel musician, Ama Kutin, etched her name in history at the 2024 edition of the Syracuse Music Awards (SAMMYS). Held on Friday, March 8th, 2024, at the illustrious Palace Theatre in Syracuse, New York, the event saw Ama Kutin clinch an enviable award in the ‘Best Other Category’ for her exceptional debut studio album, “The Journey.” Ama Kutin’s remarkable journey to success began with the inception of her debut album, “The Journey,” recorded under the banner of her management company, Seven7 Africa, and launched to the world in January 2023.…

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The spokesperson for the late Member of Parliament for the Ejisu, Kwasi Owusu Twumasi says his boss, Deputy Finance Minister, John Ampontuah Kumah died at Suhum while on his way to hospital for treatment in Accra on Thursday 7th March 2024 afternoon. He claimed that the deputy minister passed away with his wife and personal physician accompanying him in an ambulance. He said that the deceased MP had been scheduled to travel to Germany for medical care, but that he had to be brought to the hospital immediately in order to receive critical care before it was possible to send him…

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Ghana’s music landscape has been graced with a burst of color and rhythm with the release of H.Hardy’s latest music video, “Survive.” Hailing from the USA but deeply rooted in his Ghanaian heritage, H.Hardy brings a unique blend of Afrobeat, Dancehall, and Hip-hop to the forefront of the music scene. Renowned as a professional cinematographer who has worked with top musicians worldwide, H.Hardy brings his expertise to the table in crafting a visually stunning and captivating music video for “Survive.” Teaming up with promising USA-based rapper Prince Marv, the duo delivers a dynamic fusion of genres that promises to…

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In a recent phone-in appearance on Anidaso TV’s Morning Show, Madam Sekyiwaa, the Public Relations Officer (P.R.O) for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)—Tema, addressed concerns regarding the recent surge in power outages across the country. The discussion took a tense turn when the host, Adedoa Nana questioned Madam Sekyiwaa about the possibility of ‘Dumsor’ making a comeback, a term widely used to describe the erratic power supply experienced in Ghana in previous years under former President Mahama’s regime. Responding to the query, the P.R.O for ECG, Tema Region, expressed her discontent with the labeling of the recent outages as…

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In an era where technology and media converge to shape our world, a new powerhouse has emerged on the scene, poised to redefine the landscape of digital innovation and media solutions. Modern Tech And Media Consult, founded by the visionary trio of JSmart Amenuveve, Bright Ahiatrogah, and Francis Akunor, brings together a wealth of experience and expertise to offer cutting-edge services tailored to meet the dynamic needs of clients in Ghana and beyond. With backgrounds deeply rooted in information technology, journalism, and digital media, the founders of Modern Tech And Media Consult have honed their skills through years of hands-on…

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Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has highlighted the significant disparities in rent costs between Ghana and Canada, highlighting the difficulties with affordability that many Ghanaians encounter. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration during a press conference to address international economic disparities, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway remarked that, “If you think rent is expensive in Ghana, go to Canada and see.” The statement comes amid growing concerns over rising living costs globally, particularly in developed countries like Canada. Hon. Shirley Botchway stated that her observation was supported by anecdotal evidence and comparative analysis that she had obtained from diplomatic engagements and meetings…

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In a gesture of transparency and accountability, the CEO of Glintz Africa, organizers of the Face of Ghana Youth Awards (FOGYA), publicly apologized to Afrobeat sensation Cee Levelz for an unfortunate glitch that occurred during the award presentation ceremony. The incident, which prevented Cee Levelz from receiving his well-deserved award, drew attention to the integrity of the awards scheme and sparked widespread discussion among fans and industry insiders alike. The apology came during a live broadcast of the Party Time show on Kessben FM with host De Biggest Andy, where the CEO took the opportunity to express regret over the…

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The legal dispute between Mantse Aryeequaye, founder of the Chalewote Street Art Festival, and renowned Ghanaian rapper Obrafour, alongside music producer Dave Hammer, has come to a conclusion with the court’s dismissal of Mantse’s copyright ownership claim. In a recent ruling, the Accra High Court dismissed Mantse’s case, which alleged that Obrafour and Hammer had wrongfully claimed sole ownership of the widely recognized phrase “killer cut blood.” The phrase gained notoriety through its use in Obrafour’s hit track “Oye Ohene” and drew attention when the rapper took legal action against Canadian artist Drake for using it without authorization. Mantse’s lawsuit…

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In a significant move that has sent shockwaves through Ghana’s political landscape, Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has been relieved of his duties following a ministerial reshuffle announced by the government today. Ken Ofori Atta, who has been at the helm of Ghana’s financial affairs since 2017, played a pivotal role in steering the country’s economy through various challenges, including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. His departure from the finance ministry marks the end of an era characterized by both achievements and controversies. During his tenure, Ofori Atta implemented several fiscal policies aimed at fostering economic growth and stability.…

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In a devastating turn of events, Herbert Wigwe, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc, is feared dead following a helicopter crash near the Nevada border in California, United States of America. The tragic incident, which occurred late Friday night, has sent shockwaves through the business community and beyond. According to reports from The Will, Herbert Wigwe, along with his wife and son, was onboard a Eurocopter EC130 helicopter when it crashed near Nipton, California. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the crash, stating that it happened around 10 p.m. local time. As of Saturday morning, authorities have not…

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