Author: Miss GG

Ghanaian social media personality, Mona Faiz Montrage, popularly known as Hajia4Reall, has pleaded guilty in a $2 million romance scam case. According to the United States Attorney’s Office website, the socialite pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to receive stolen money. This charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison. Hajia4Reall also agreed to pay forfeiture for $2,164,758.41 and make restitution in the same amount. The social media personality is scheduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge, Paul A. Crotty later. The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Damian Williams, announced the…

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A 39-year-old father of four from Ghana has been identified as the man killed in one of two seemingly random shootings in northwest Toronto over the weekend. In a police update Tuesday, Det. Phillip Campbell said Adu Boakye and another unnamed 16-year-old boy were “shot indiscriminately” less than 24 hours apart while waiting for a bus in the area of Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue on Friday and Saturday. “Our investigation thus far has revealed there is no relationship between Mr. Boakye and the individual, or individuals, who shot him,” Det. Phillip Campbell told reporters. “And like the victim shot…

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Following its establishment in 2003, the National Health Insurance Scheme was intended to provide equitable access and financial coverage for basic health care services to all Ghanaians. But more than two decades after its establishment, the scheme appears to be struggling. At the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, which is the nation’s biggest referral health center, patients from far and near come to receive medical care. However, quality healthcare here comes at a cost, even with a valid National Health Insurance card. A mother whose son was knocked down by a car in the central region where they resided rushed him…

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The Overlord of Mamprugu, Naa Abdulai Mahami Shariga has urged Vice President and Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to visit Bawku and help unite various factions of the long-standing dispute. Bawku has over the years been troubled by conflicts, and the disturbing situation has affected economic activities and other spheres of life. During Dr. Bawumia’s visit to the Nayiri early on this week, following his election as flagbearer of the NPP, the Nayiri urged the Vice President not to hesitate to visit Bawku and meet with stakeholders, including the chiefs, for peace and unity to prevail.…

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Police have apprehended two individuals, Kwame Sarpong and Ibrahim Mohammed, who were prominently featured in a viral video brandishing machetes and knives while threatening to harm any person who resists them during robberies The arrest of the suspects took place on Sunday, November 19, 2023. The individuals, who identify themselves as members of the “Aputuogya gangsters,” were captured at their hideout in Aputuogya, according to police reports. They are currently being held in police custody, and assisting authorities with ongoing investigations into their activities.

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The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has revoked the membership of four prominent members: Yaw Buaben Asamoa, Nana Ohene Ntow, Hopeson Adorye, and Boniface Abubakar Saddique. The decision, outlined in a press release issued on Monday, November 20, is attributed to their public endorsement of a presidential aspirant other than the party’s elected flagbearer, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. The statement, signed by General Secretary Justin Kodua Frimpong, cites this endorsement as a breach of the party’s constitution, particularly Articles 3(5) (A)(4) and 3(9)(1). These articles emphasize members’ obligation to abide by and publicly uphold the decisions of the party. The press…

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President Akufo-Addo has issued a caution to Ghanaians, urging them to be vigilant against politicians who seek to exploit tribal and religious sentiments for their gain. The President emphasized that such individuals have nothing constructive to contribute to the nation, particularly in the context of fortifying multiparty democracy, embracing diversity, and fostering peace and unity. Addressing the chiefs and residents of Bantama in Kumasi during the inauguration of an e-library project on Wednesday, November 15, President Akufo-Addo advised the electorate to reject politicians who engage in divisive tactics as the 2024 general election approaches. He stressed the importance of choosing…

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In a recent development at the Koforidua Circuit Court B, four military personnel, an Immigration Officer, and a private security guard have been remanded into police custody on charges of armed robbery in Akyem Akanteng, located in the Lower West Akim Municipality of the Eastern Region. The accused individuals include Sergeant Mensah Dominic (41 years) and Lance Corporal Tetteh Wayo (43 years), both stationed at the Jubilee House, Lance Corporal Nyarko Bernard (28 years) stationed at ABF in Tamale, Private Eric Anim (23 years) stationed at 11 Mechanized Infantry Battalion in Accra (currently on leave), Immigration Officer Richard Okyere (27…

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The Ghana Integrated Aluminum Development Corporation (GIADEC) says the mining of about half a million tonnes of bauxite from the Nyinahin range in the Ashanti Region will soon begin. This follows the successful completion of the Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) and social impact analysis to ensure responsible mining. According to the CEO of the Corporation, Michael Ansah, measures were also being put in place to ensure the exercise meets international standards. “Following all of this work, we have been able to establish bauxite reserves in the order of some three hundred and seventy-five million tonnes in the hills 4, 5…

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The Shidaa Foundation, led by Mr. Roland Akwensivie, a Ghanaian entrepreneur and philanthropist based in Canada, along with the talented Afrobeats artist “Cee Levelz” from the Delmi camp, generously donated educational materials to Apateim Methodist Basic School in the Nzema East Municipal, located in the Western region. On Tuesday, November 7, 2023, the foundation provided a motorized wheelchair and an array of learning materials, including books, writing utensils, erasers, highlighters, files, colored pencils, crayons, calculators, mathematical sets, and school bags. In an interview with With the media , Mr. Roland Akwensivie explained the rationale behind selecting Apateim as the…

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Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has revealed that Ghana is set to hit the one trillion Ghana cedi Gross Domestic Product (GDP) mark for the first time in its economic history in 2024. This is a marked improvement from the GH¢219.5 billion the Akufo-Addo government inherited in 2016, he said. According to him, to ensure that the country achieves this yardstick within the final year of President Akufo-Addo’s tenure in office, the government, he said, is jealously guarding the foundation for sustained economic expansion. “We pledge to protect this for all our people and especially for private sector growth. And we…

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