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Why Akans, Gas, Ewes and Northerners get called Pepeni, Eblutorwo, Ayigbefuo and Senu

A few weeks ago, there was an interesting discussion on ghanaweb following Charles Agbenu’s article in which he castigated all Ghanaian’s who regard themselves as not being northerners for looking down on people of “northern extraction” in Ghana. Agbenu’s article was a politically motivated one but the issues it raised concern us all as Ghanaians and the way we think of each other. 

Ghanaian teacher in U.K jailed 6 months for overstaying welcome

The hopes of a Ghanaian resident in the U.K to get married to her German lover so she could get protection from deportation were dashed when the polices scuppered her plans, arrested her for a court to finally sentence her to 6 months imprisonment.

Montie 3 given four months behind bars, owners to pay GH₵30,000

All the prayer sessions contemnors Godwin Ako Gunn, Alistair Nelson and Salifu Masse a.k.a. Mugabe might have had in the weeks leading to today's sentencing went up in the skies when Justice Sophia Akuffo sentenced the Montie 3 to four month imprisonment terms plus a fine of GH₵10,000, failure of which will attract another month behind bars.

Obinim 'frees' prisoner

The powers of  International God’s Way Church founder, Bishop Daniel Obinim seems to be ever-growing.

Daily Graphic reporter banned by Parliament apologises

 

The Daily Graphic reporter who was banned by Parliament for reporting that it had clandestinely changed two Constitutional Instruments (CI) which were laid before the house, Mark Anthony Vinorkor, has apologised to the House’s Privileges Committee.

Times are tough, just do your best for citizens - Kwesi Pratt

Veteran journalist and supposed NDC sympathizer, Kwesi Pratt has urged the Mahama led administration not to mislead citizens with sweet talk as times are tough for many. He noted although the president cannot be charged for all of the country's woes, since they wield power currently they must be focused in executing gainful projects and determined to create wealth for citizens.

Montie 3 to know fate today at Supreme Court

The Montie 3 as they have come to be known will know their fate in the coming hours when Supreme Court justices offer their sentence which could change the life cause of the contemnors.

PHOTOS: Asantehene hosts Yoruba king, Ooni of Ife

The Asantehene Otumfuor Osei Tutu II on Tuesday July 26, hosted the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II at the Manhyia Palace.

Oba Adeleye who is currently in Ghana on four-day state visit has already met with President John Mahama and and the leaders of the Yourba community in Ghana.

See photos of the visit to Manhyia below: