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Nii Boiman Regularization Secretariat Engages Property Owners


Occupants and property owners within the erstwhile National Sports Complex enclave have been reminded again of the need to renew their documents with the appropriate authorities to be assured of genuine indenture.

The areas under the National Sports Complex enclave include Nii Boiman, Fish Pond, South Petroleum, Chantan, Six to Six, Alhaji, and Isreal. The rest are Lormnava, Nii Oworsika, Yellow House, South Tantra, Race Course, and parts of Mile 7 among others.

They were also reminded of the agreement between the Land Commission, the Asere Stool, and property owners within the National Sports Complex enclave to pay their annual ground rent at the tires and in the manner aforesaid without any deduction whatsoever whether formally demanded or not.

The Dzasetse of Nii Boiman who doubles as the Public Relations Officer, PRO, for the Nii Boiman Regularization Association, Nii Ayi Mensah I, made the assertions at a general meeting of the Association at Nii Boiman a suburb of Accra.

Addressing the gathering, the PRO stated that by a memorandum of understanding, MoU, dated June 5, 2018, between the Lands Commission and the pre-acquisition owners of the acquired land represented by the Divisional Chief agreed to forgo compensation for the acquired land given consideration already received from the encroachers adding that, the re-allocation of the Sports Complex area lands to the Government occurred in 1975.

Nii Ayi Mensah further explained that by the said MoU it was agreed that the Commission shall undertake the regularization of the encroachments without demanding the payment of premiums except for administrative charges and rents since the encroachers have already paid.

Nii pointed out that in that agreement, the lessee herein (an encroacher) has represented to the lessor that he/she acquired the land from the pre-acquisition landowners and has fully paid the consideration for the grant.

Nii Ayi Mensah added that nothing in the lease contained shall be deemed either to convey or to dispense with the necessity of applying for and obtaining every such permit and authority as may be required by the lessee in connection with any works or activities of whatsoever nature proposed to be carried out on the demised premises.

On his part, the Chairman of the Association, Mr. Ekow Duker, cautioned the general public, especially property owners at the National Sports Complex enclave at the racecourse and its environs to desist from undertaking any dealings whatsoever with one but rather deal with the Association, Land Commission and the Dzasetse of the Asere, Nii Amaikai III, who represents the Asere stool.

He urged property owners to join an Association close to their area of residence and also go through the process of documentation and further receipt of a genuine indenture signed and endorsed by the allodia owners of the land.

The Police Commander of the Mile 7 Police Station, DSP Clifford Ayeh Ofei, underscored the need for the residents in the enclave to take their security seriously in their communities.

According to him, it is incumbent on the residents to be extra vigilant and cautious in their homes and place of work since there is no Police Station in the enclave, and urged them to report to the Police when they found any suspicious activities happening in their communities.

He stated that the Police work hand-in-hand with the public to fight crime and so Ghanaians must also assist the Police by sharing information with the Police and also remain alert in identifying criminals.

DSP Clifford Ayeh Ofei entreated residents to call service hotline numbers 191 and 18555 for help whenever they are attacked or report criminal activities in their community.

By: Ghanaianvoiceonline.com



















On-The-Run Gay Man Escapes Family Wrath


A young man is on the run for his life as family chases him for practicing gayism. Ayerteye Daniel, in his late 30s was on December 28, 2021, caught having sexual intimacy with another young man at Tsita, in the Oti Region of Ghana. The duo narrowly escaped being linched by neighbours who found them engaging in the act.

Ayerteye Daniel’s plight worsened when his own family members who would have protected him even though the act is abominable before the Ghanaian culture and tradition, rather threatened to eliminate him if found, for exposing the family to redicle and social stigma.

Even though no one can tell the whereabout of the young man since December last year, a snippet of information indicates that he was rescued by a man whom he had ever worked with, but it is unclear exactly where the gay escapee might be hiding in the last nine months or so.

Further information gathered unfortunately, has it that, there is no trace of his partner, Eric Dzidoula who many believe might also be seeking refuge elsewhere to escape a possible attack by his seekers.

The seemingly unheard of state of Dzidoula Eric, may have spared Ayerteye Daniel, on to further keep far away from relatives for the safety of his life.

LGBTIQA+ is a taboo in the Ghanaian and for that matter, Africa society such that, the practice is regarded undeserving of any rational human being. The subject has been condemned by most African countries at the mention of it since it is anti-cultural and counter traditional across the continent.

Ghanaianvoiceonline.com will therefore follow this issue with keen interest and keep readers posted.

By: Ghanaianvoiceonline.com


Major Quake Strikes Off Taiwan; 2 Trapped In Building Collapse


A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Taiwan’s southeastern coast on Sunday with at least one building collapsing and train cars derailed.

The quake hit at 2:44pm (06:44 GMT) about 50km (30 miles) north of the city of Taitung at a depth of 10km (4 miles), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

More than 600 people were trapped on the scenic Chike and Liushishi mountain areas by blocked roads, though there were no injuries and rescuers were working to reopen them.

A two-story residential building collapsed near the epicentre in Yuli district and work was under way to rescue two trapped people.

Video posted by Taiwan’s semi-official Central News Agency showed panicked residents running towards the building, which caved in on itself and sent up a thick cloud of dust.

The 70-year-old owner of the building and his wife were rescued, and workers were in communication with a 39-year-old woman and her five-year-old daughter still trapped inside.

Police and firefighters rushed to a bridge collapse on a two-lane road in what appeared to be a rural part of Yuli where three people and one or more vehicles may have fallen off, according to media reports.

The Taiwan Railways Administration said three carriages came off the rails at Dongli station in eastern Taiwan after part of the platform canopy collapsed. The roughly 20 passengers on board were evacuated.

The shaking was felt at the north end of the island in the capital, Taipei. The temblor’s initial strength was given as magnitude 7.2, but USGS later downgraded it to 6.9.

A magnitude 6.6 quake hit the same region on Saturday and there have been multiple tremors since with Sunday’s the strongest by far.

Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami advisory to remote islands near Taiwan but it was later cancelled. The islands are about 2,000km (1,200 miles) southwest of Tokyo.

Taiwan is regularly hit by earthquakes as the island lies near the junction of two tectonic plates.

More than 100 people were killed in a quake in southern Taiwan in 2016, while a magnitude 7.3 temblor killed more than 2,000 people in 1999.

Source: Aljazeer


Give Us Our Fair Share Of Weija Dam Compensation……
Ashale Blafo Family To Gov’t


The Dzaasetse and Acting Chief of Weija, in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, Nii Ogdedada Boafo Danyina-Nse I, representing the Ashale Blafo Family has called on government to do the needful by paying the family their fair share of the Weija Dam Compensation.

The traditional leader pointed out that some compensation have been paid to unlawful individuals parading themselves as decendants and beneficiaries of the families whose land affected from the construction of the weija Dam.

According to Nii Danyina-Nse I, he breakdown of the unlawful payment are as follows:
Daniel Akwaah Sackey 4,030,067.36, Robert

Akwei Annan/Ni Tetteh Annan, 1,871,710.19, Dora Addo/Kojo Sackey 2,090,486.95, and Emmanuel Ashley/Kabu Cobblah 2,563,902.76.

The traditional leader made a passionate appeal the president of the republic to set up a commission of inquiry to determine the circumstance under which some miscreants, as listed above, were paid the weja Dam compensation which has been lingering for the past forty-four (44) years.

“Mr President its been forty-four ( 44) years after our forefathers gave the government over 13,000 acres of land for the construction of the dam, we are yet to receive any compensation”, he stressed.

According to Nii Danyina-Nse I, there have been several correspondences between our side and successive governments over the need to speed up processes for the compensations to be paid to its rightful owners.

He recalled that, they have organized press conferences to drum home our point all to no avail.”It could be recalled that at the sod cutting on the 10th Day of December 2019 by your good self for the construction of the Weija Senior High School (SHS), I Ogbedada Boafo Danyina-Nse , appealed to you Mr President to as matter of urgency pay the compensation for the land government acquired since independence”, he stated.

“In your response Mr President you assured us, the Chief and the people of Weija that you will see to it that the right thing is done. It saddens our hearts that upon all the assurances government has gone ahead in the month of April and May this year have paid fifty percent (50) of the Weija Dam compensation to miscreants in clear disregard to we the landowners”, he added.

“we request your high office to urgently set up a committee of inquiry to look into the matter and reverse the anomaly as soon as possible”, Nii Danyina-Nse I, emphasised.

Nii Danyina-Nse I, seized the opportunity to plead with government to tackle the issues of deplorable road network within the Weija community, especially Weija junction, oblogo and Djama junction among other.

Explaining further,  the traditional leader lamented on the nature of the roads which he said makes it unmotorable especially during rainy season.

He sited the road at Weija junction saying, that particular area is a water lock making the road to get easily washed away. He therefore called on the engineers to find a permanent solution, taking into consideration the nature of the area, this Nii Danyina-Nse I, stated will inform the decision of the type of materials to employ.

He also emphasised on the need for the construction of wider and deep gutters to accommodate the rainy water which often flow from the hilly surroundings amidst mud as washed down the hills during heavy downpour making the gutters get chocked more often.

The traditional leader also urged management of Ghana Water Company to as part of their Corporate Social Responsibilies (CSR) also provide the Weija community with Schools and Hospitals

By Kingsley Asiedu


TIAST Group Holds Maiden ERAICE Conference And Exhibition


Torchbearer International Agricultural Science and Technology Development Company Ltd.  (TIAST) one of the leading promoters of Agriculture Industrialisation  in collaboration with the Eastern Regional Coordinating Council (ERCC) has held the maiden edition  of the Eastern Regional Agri-Business Investors Conference and Exhibition (ERAICE) in Koforidua to discover the best of Agriculture.

The two day event which was held in Koforidua, the capital of the Eastern Region, was patronised by all 33 Districts and Municipal Assemblies within the region who Showcased their products .

The theme for the two day conference a d exhibition is dubbed “Achieving agriculture  industrialisation through Eastern commodity satellite market: Financial and Technical Support of TIAST”

The agricultural sector has been one major holder of the continent’s GDP, it is often attributed as the “mother of the economy and as such other major sector depends on it for Survival.

Agriculture contributes to about 66% of employment in West Africa. The food economy including all activities from the farm level, to processing, packaging, transportation, distribution, and retailing, provides jobs for about 82 million people. The share of agriculture in food economy employment varies across countries.

Speaking about the Eastern commodity satellite market being a game changer for achieving Agricultural industrial revitalization

in the Eastern Region, the Eastern Regional Director of Agriculture, Mr. Henry Kobina Crenstil, revealed that, the concept Started in 2019  when the department  of Agriculture for the Regional and Districts in their quest to address the challenges of post-harvest losses and poor access to market in the region.

According to Mr. Crenstil, this problems resulted principally from the gains,  ie increase yields recorded  from government’s flagship programme ” planting for food and job”

Furtherance, the Director of Agriculture in the Eastern Region pointed out that since the inception of the Eastern Community Satellite Market concept Agenda, a total of 13685 farmers and small scale processors have been linked to markets with the total value of transactions amounting to over GHs19,325,400.00.

He urged all District and Municipal Chief Executive Officers from the 33 MMDCEs within the Eastern Region who have come to grace the occasion by the invitation of the Regional Minister to embrace and own this concept because of its huge potential of generating revenue  whiles improving the livelihood of our people.

Madam Lisa Hao, Chairperson of TIAST Group- West Africa, delivering a speech at the conference disclosed that TIAST has over the years, dedicated its effort to Agriculture Industrialisation.

According to her, the TIAST Group within a space of 10 years, is looking forward to creating 1000 factories, 1million jobs with 70 to 80% financial support as well as technical service  and rendering of off -taker services amongs others.

She disclosed that her outfit is in touch with Ghana’s Agriculture and Trade ministries to set up a fully automated system for partners.

“Our partnership affords our farmers and other partners the ability to set ip a fully automated factory. This financial support accordingly to her covers upto 70 to 80% of the overall project cost”, she emphasised.

Again she mentioned that, the technical team at TIAST also offers technical training for beneficiaries to be able to maintain these machinery.

“At the end of this conference we look forward to partnering with investors , businessmen and farmers in transforming the Agriculture sector positively”, she added.

For his part, the Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Seth Acheampong, was grateful to the Management of TIAST for the conference saying ” this maiden ERAICE  will achieve the

following; Boost Agricultural Industrial revitalization, contribute to local economic development of the Assemblies, promote value addition to Agriculture produce, enhance the supply of good quality Agriculture produce for both processors and consumers.

Mr. Acheampong and his entourage including delegation from TIAST Group took time to tour the exhibition booths of the participating businesses within the 33 Assemblies as they explained the benefits of consuming their products.

By Kingsley Asiedu


Osu Ashante Blohum Gets Development Queenmother


A United Kingdom Based Philanthropist and a native of Osu Ashante Blohun has been installed as Noryaa Maanye to facilitate development in the area.

Under the stool name Naa Odofeley Akumetu Wornor I the newly installed Queen mother is known in private life as Halimatu Mustapha Doodo.

The coronation of the newly installed Noryaa Maanye attracted Traditional Chiefs, prominent Zongo Chiefs as well as well-wishers.

In her remarks, Naa Odofoley Akumetu Wornor I indicated that her first area of concern is to unite the various factions as well as promote peace for development.

Naa Odofeley Akumetu Wornor I called for unity among the people of Osu in order to champion development in the area.

According to her, disunity and division retard development and progress in society hence the need for the people both home and abroad to ensure peace in order to move Osu forward.

She added that there is the need to maintain peace in order to forge ahead with unity of purpose.

According to her the major challenge confronting most communities in the traditional area is teenage pregnancy and assured that measures will be put in place to ensure that the menace is drastically reduced in the Osu Traditional Area.

Appropriate stakeholders she said will be engaged to address the issues of teenage pregnancy in the communities.
She advised the girls to focus on their education and skill training and desist from engaging in early love relationship.

Naa Odofeley Akumetu Wornor I indicated her willingness to educate the youth especially the Girl-Child to desist from any act that would ruin their lives.
She urged them to stick to their books rather than roaming around aimlessly, especially during the night.

She added that with dedication and hard work they will be able to provide all their needs in the near future should they remain focus on their education.

“Most of the young ladies are been deceived with phones, pizza among others but I tell you if you focus on your education or skill training you will be able to attain everything for yourself” she advised.

On his part, the Dzasetse of Osu Ashante Blohun called on the newly installed Noryaa Maanye to work hard and bring development to the people of Osu Ashante Blohun.

Source: Muhammed Faisel Mustapha


National Security Documents Confirms Dampened Public Confidence In The Judiciary – Sammy Gyamfi


The National Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress has swiftly responded to the Attorney General on the lost confidence in the judiciary.

The young lawyer, Sammy Gyamfi, challenged the Attorney General, Godfred Odame, to read the national security documents of his government to update himself to the fact that, John Mahama did not speak anything new about the Ghanaian judicial service, except that, he reechoed a concerned the national security apparatus are worried with.

The National Security Minister in recent past made a comment alluding to the fact that, the rate at which the public was loosing confidence in the judiciary is a security threat. Albert Kan-Dapaah, speaking at a sensitisation workshop on the national security strategy for judges of the superior courts in April this year, warned that the perception that the judiciary is biased has dire consequences on the country’s security. He said if it is not checked, it will compel the citizenry to take the law into their own hands for personal satisfaction with the bench deemed biased.

“Injustice occasioned as a result of the absence of an effective justice delivery system or delayed justice or biased justice is certainly a threat to national security.

“Indeed, when injustice abounds, particularly in situations where the bench, which is considered the final arbiter of disputes, is deemed biased, citizens tend to take the law into their own hands most times without recourse to the established systems of justice delivery,” he said.

He added, “If the interpretation of the law is tilted in our favour all the time, people will start accusing the judiciary and will not have the confidence that they need.”

Also, a Security Analyst reacting to the National Security minister’s comment, defended the Minister and cautioned the judiciary against lopsided judgements.

According to Prof. Kwesi Aning, Ken-Dapaah’s statement was cautioning the judiciary over its unanimous decisions and not accusing the institution. He stressed that the import of the minister’s message was to the effect that some rulings by the apex court have some national security implications.

Prof. Aning, speaking on Jof Fm on April 11, urged the public to take the minister’s caution seriously.

He explained, “I think Mr. Kan-Dapaah’s cautionary note is not accusatory, and therein lies my usage of the word early warning, and I think he uses the word, tilt, in a particular sense.

“So, can there be situations where decisions are made which are perceived to be fair and neutral but still create this sense of it being titled?

“I think these discussions must bring the heavyweights like Kweku Azar who has written extensively about the performance of the apex court, Prof. Raymond Atuguba who has said and stated very clearly about the tilts of the courts, depending on who appointed them and certainly, Mr. Kwesi Prempeh, precisely because what Mr. Kan-Dapaah has said is to say that the dispensation with which decisions are made can create insecurities, and it is that cautionary note that we need to take seriously?” Prof Aning noted.

Former President John Mahama recently said the National Democratic Congress has problems with the judiciary and called on the Chief Justice to institute reforms within the courts.

“We do have problems with the Judiciary, I must say. I think that it is necessary for some internal reforms to take place there. It is necessary for the Chief Justice or whoever is responsible to make some reforms,” Mr Mahama has said.

This comment from the former President, pushed the Minister for Justice to react condemning John Mahama.

But, Sammy Gyamfi on his recent tweet challenged Hon. Godfred Odame to read documents from his colleague National Security minister.

Attached are the tweets of Sammy Gyamfi:


Accra Mayor Must Be Sacked! …..Nuumo Okassa Fires


A pressure group calling itself Nuumo Okassa Foundation in collaboration with Rescue Gamashie Mission has called on the president of the Republic H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to as a matter of urgency revolk the appointment of the mayor of Greater Accra, Elizabeth Naa Kwatsoe Tawiah Sackey.

It will be recalled that Hon. Elizabeth Sackey was appointed as the Mayor of Accra bearly a year ago by the president to replace the incumbent , Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah as the new Municipal Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).

Delivering a speech during a press conference in Accra, the convener of the group, Nuumo Kofi Okassa Diaka II,

“You cannot not help but agree with me that Madam Kwartsoo Sackey’s continued tenure will not leave any unique legacy of the Akuffo Addo administration in Accra when the President leaves office in January 2025”, the statement added.

The city authorities under the Mahama administration, according to the statement, also continued their possitive impact programs for Accra with a program to redevelop the roads and markets in the city.

The AMA undertook a massive road and alley paving program in the Ga-Mashie and Okaishie areas. A walk around Ngleshle, Kinka and the Kantamanto areas will show how the city was transformed for the benefit of the residents and those that come from the suburbs to conduct business in the city.

Clealy, one can see the city actually being modernisedliterally in front of one’s eyes with roads being asphalted and communities being transformed overnight.

This developmental momentum was sustained during the tenure of Nii Adjei Sowah when H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo came to power in 2017, with the asphating program being extended to suburbs of Accra, like Kaneshie, Bublashie North Kaneshie etc. Most importantly, the youth of Ga-Mashie were recruited to work on these projects and on AMA programs, thereby, reducing the poverty rate amongst the youth in Ga-mashie.

According to Nuumo Okassa, it is sad to note that ever since Elizabeth Kwartsoo Sackey took office as the Mayor of the city, this progressively incremental development of the city has stagnated. Accra is not seeing or feeling the impact of Kwartsoo’s  administration. Everything is slowly unraveling, even sanitation, in an era when we have a sanitation tax.

“We, as the traditional rulers in the city, have a stake in how the city is managed and developed and we will not sit unconcerned while the development of the city stagnates and the projections and vision of the president for our city is derailed by the mediocrity and incompetence of the current Mayor, This is not about gender but a situation which is obvious for all to see”, he stressed.

The statement also acused the Mayor to  have surrounded herself in office with young and inexperienced people.

“As traditional rulers, we are aware the AMA is officially performing the role that our ancestors had performed, that is, managing Accra on a daily basis. The AMA is, thus, mandated by law to cater for the traditional authorities in the city. However, this responsibility is progresively being abdicated by the AMA under the tenure of the current Mayor”, he stressed.

By: Kingsley Asiedu


Another Clash In Ada Over Electochem Activities


There has been a clash between the youth of Kablevu, a salt mining community in Ada, and uniform Policemen and private security officers of Electrochem Ghana in Ada resulted in some youth sustaining various degrees of wounds.

In an interview with Radio Ada some of the community youth reported that they woke up Thursday morning to see a group of people in their community with a bulldozer to create a canal in the community.

They objected to the move after the community chief has indicated he has no knowledge on such an activity. This objection infuriated the group. They said the group later made a call to the Police and the private security of Electrochem who came to assault them.

They showed pieces of rubber bullets from the shots of the police to reporters. The community accused Electrochem of instigating the police against them.

Kablevu is a salt mining community in the southern part of the Ada West District in Greater Accra Region of Ghana and falls between the atlantic ocean and the songor lagoon.

The community members and other contiguous communities to the songor lagoon have engaged in numerous demonstrations in objection to government leasing of the Songor Lagoon to the private company, Electrochem Ghana.

When news men got to the community around 12 noon on Thursday, most of the youth and community members including the chief, Nene Huadze Asem, have fled.

The few left told newsmen that allowing the canal through the community will create a great threat to the survival of the community. They said the entire community risks submerging if Electrochem is allowed to carry out its agenda.

Electrochem Ghana, a subsidiary company of the McDan group of companies belonging to a businessman Dr. Daniel McKorley has been granted a lease by the government of Ghana in November 2020 to mine salt in the Ada songor lagoon.

The company has since been in the news for numerous clashes with different communities around the lagoon.

The company has not enjoyed enough community support despite the claim that it has created many jobs to the youth of Ada. Some of the victims of the brutality including one Asem Richard Kabutey are currently receiving treatment at Battor Government hospital.

Effort made at reaching out to the divisional police of Ada to take their side of the story has so far not been successful.

Source: Radio Ada


Residents Of Lolonya Unhappy Over Activities Of Electrochem


Residents of Lolonya, a salt mining community in the Ada West District of the Greater Accra region, have expressed worry over the work of Electrochem Ghana, a private company that has been granted mining lease by the government of Ghana to mine salt in the Ada Songor lagoon.

Lolonya community is one of the prime salt mining areas in Ada as far as the Ada salt lagoon is concerned. Salt production in the songor lagoon relies on the Lolonya community due to the fact that the community is the closest coastal community and serves as the sea water intake point of the lagoon for the then vacuum salt company.

The new company, Electrochem Ghana, has also identified the same community as their sea water intake points for their ongoing constructed pans.

In a community durbar organised at the instance of community members, the community members vehemently expressed their dissatisfaction over the work and the potential threat the creating of new trench will bring to their community.

They told Radio Ada reporters that neither did the company nor the chiefs of Ada consulted them for their views on the impact of the project. Some were also of the view that the chiefs are conniving with the private company to take away their means of livelihood passed on to them by their ancestors.

In a visit to the project site at the Lolonya Water intake point, the radio station saw what the community described as a deliberate attempt by the company to make their community unsafe for them.

The ground was dug in a trench form with mud heaped and spread on its sides by heavy bulldozers.The heaped mud on one side of the trench looks like a mud road being constructed.

The trench is then connected to the sea for the sea water to flow and travel it way into the lagoon. From a lay man’s view, one can see clearly that the trench has deny community members access to the easter plain land of the community which the women said use to be play ground for children as well as their fish drying grounds.

The community members in expressing their indigenous knowledge and lifelong learning experiences said the sea may end up submerging their community when allowed to flow through the trench in that manner.

They are of the view that the community which is already below sea level risks submerging when the tides are high. Some few community members interpretate that to mean a clever way of relocating them.

Meanwhile, engineers of the company on site at the time of the visit were not willing to speak to the media. The second complaint the news team received from the local women who double as fishmongers is that they have lost their plain ground for drying anchovies to the construction.

In a visit to the community chief for response, the chief and his secretary responded that they see nothing wrong with the construction going on since they have had a meeting with management of Electrochem who has promised them goodies.

They also told the news team the company has expressed no intention in displacing or relocateing the community as being speculated by community members. The secretary to the chief will not want the news team to listen to community members or report anything from the community. Some of the youth are accusing traditional leadership within and outside their community of allowing themselves to be compromised.

Meanwhile, unconfirmed report received after the team’s visit has it that some youth have started silting the trench.

Source: Radio Ada