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[N] Akyem Asuom: Ursula Named Nkosuohemaa
[N] Funding for Free SHS not a problem -Assibey Yeboah


[N] E/R: Driver, 19, Jailed 8 Years For Kidnapping And Defiling Girl, 13
[N] Special Prosecutor could wait till 2019 if parliament misses 2017 passage
[N] Petroleum Revenue Mgt. Act breached for 7-yrs running – PIAC
[N] CEDTAG Strike action leaves colleges of education deserted
[N] Nduom is not presidential material -Maurice Ampaw
[N] Police blame Kasoa violent attacks on under-staffing


[N] GMA indicts gov't for failing to employ medical doctors
[N] Ministers are not allowed to use sirens; Police order immediate removal
[N] Stay focused and deal with your controversies – Nana Addo to Zoomlion Boss
[N] We will face criminals boot for boots with ‘Father Xmas’ Operation -Ken Yeboah
[N] Step aside – Group to NDC Chairmen
[N] School Feeding Coordinators Trade Insults Over Naabu & Otiko
[N] Major Mahama bill passed


[N] Free SHS: Ablakwa Donates Furniture to Schools
[N] Girls with excessive make ups may have ovary tumour – doctor
[N] Visitors pay GHc2 to see prisoners
[N] Consider our request to contest 2020 polls -NDC Chairmen to Mahama
[N] Colleges of Education still closed as talks over arrears fail  
[N] Economic policies paying off - Prez
[N] Cancer disfigures head of 2-year old, sticks mother with ¢12,000 bill
[N] There is corruption in police service- COP Ken Yeboah
[N] 3 arrested in Kumasi for robbing, raping victims


[N] Help Gov’t to achieve its revenue targets -Nana Addo to GHAPOHA
[N] NPA to close down 35 more high-risk LPG stations nationwide
[N] Uber adds Paid Wait Time; additional features for driver-partners
[N] ‘Bawumia is only confident, he knows nothing’- Minority
[N] A/R: Queen mothers grateful to 1st lady for KATH mother & baby unit
[N] If our bond was issued at 20% it would have been oversubscribed- Kwarteng hits b
[N] Tiger Eye F’dation Partners Klarity To Fight Corruption
[N] AG’s application against Indian businessman dismissed again


[N] Bawumia behaving like a ‘heartless’ serial caller – Ofosu Kwakye
[B] 2018 budget to improve domestic revenue collection
[N] 24,377 cattle, 225 owners registered in Kwahu
[N] New agency inaugurated to boost revenue collection in oil and gas sector
[B] New Drivers’ License to be launched today
[N] Tell the true African stories through your writings – Nana Addo to PAWA
[B] Investor uncertainty, others impacted energy bond  


[N] Sack Freddie Blay for defending Ayisi Boateng – Alhaji Sani
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[ 2017-11-20 ]

Akyem Asuom: Ursula Named Nkosuohemaa
The Minister of Communications Mrs Ursula
Owusu-Ekuful has accepted the offer to become the
development queen (Nkosuohemaa) of Akyem Asuom in
the Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region.

The offer was made to the Member of Parliament
(MP) for Ablekuma West by the chiefs and people of
Asuom when she attended the 75th anniversary
celebration of Nana Yaa Anamah II, the
longest-serving queenmother of Akyem Abuakwa
Traditional Area at Asuom at the weekend.

Mrs Owusu-Ekuful’s educational and political
backgrounds, as well as achievements in life
influenced the chiefs and people of Asuom to make
her the Nkosuohemaa.

The Communications Minister, who represented
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo arrived at
the durbar grounds in the company of the Deputy
Minister of Trade, who is also the MP for Tema
West, Mr Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, who hails from

In her acceptance speech, the MP for Ablekuma West
assured the people of Asuom that she would team up
with other prominent natives of the constituency,
namely Mr Ahenkorah, the Minister of Roads and
Highways, Mr Kwasi Amoako-Attah; the District
Chief Executive (DCE) for Kade, Mr Antwi Boasiako;
MP for Kade, Mr Ohemeng-Tinyase, a media
practitioner, Oheneba Charles, and others to bring
development to the town.

President delighted

She said the President was delighted to note that
the longest-serving queenmother of Akyem Abuakwa
was from Asuom; and assured Nana Yaa Anamah that
her prayerful wish that a vocational training
centre be built and named after her would be
supported by the government.

In a congratulatory message read on behalf of
Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, Okyenhene, the
Adontenhene of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area,
Daasebre Boamah Darko, said: “Your courage,
politeness and intelligence that have
characterised your image always leave indelible
positive impact on the people you meet and
interact with.

The Okyenhemaa, Nana Adutwumwaa Dokua II, also
congratulated Nana Yaa Anamah II, saying, “Indeed,
any nation that does not honour its heroes and
heroines is not worth dying for. Nana Yaa Anamah
has devoted her whole life by serving the chiefs
and people of Asuom and Akyem Abuakwa.

Asuomhene, Osabarima Ofosuhene Apenteng II, led
the chiefs and people of Asuom to present a
citation and gifts to Nana Yaa Anamah.

Source - Daily Graphic

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