Awake News http://awakeafrica.com shaping for a news Africa Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:15:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.1 http://awakeafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/cropped-awake-icon-32x32.png Awake News http://awakeafrica.com 32 32 Develop And Add Value To Your Talents – Dr. James Owusu http://awakeafrica.com/develop-add-value-talents-dr-james-owusu/ http://awakeafrica.com/develop-add-value-talents-dr-james-owusu/#respond Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:13:44 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4353 An educational consultant, Dr. James Owusu, is urging Ghanaian youth to develop their entrepreneurial skills and add value to whatever talent they have. Speaking at a mentorship seminar held in Accra with the theme “21st century skills for 21st century jobs”,  he stated that having a university qualification does not guarantee employment, but instead acquiring …

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An educational consultant, Dr. James Owusu, is urging Ghanaian youth to develop their entrepreneurial skills and add value to whatever talent they have.

Speaking at a mentorship seminar held in Accra with the theme “21st century skills for 21st century jobs”,  he stated that having a university qualification does not guarantee employment, but instead acquiring wider skills which will move you to higher levels.

According to the sought-after educational consultant, general education should be supplemented by training to develop various skills which should be used to solve problems in our communities.

He further appealed to government to look into redesigning the curriculum used in the various schools to suit the current economy and also to provide the youth with necessary skills for 21st century jobs.

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AAA students claim Inaugural Facebook Challenge Student Award at the Loeries http://awakeafrica.com/aaa-students-claim-inaugural-facebook-challenge-student-award-loeries/ http://awakeafrica.com/aaa-students-claim-inaugural-facebook-challenge-student-award-loeries/#respond Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:27:37 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4349 The award, which aims to celebrate the achievements of future creatives as they redefine creativity in the mobile era, was created in partnership with Facebook and The Nelson Mandela Foundation. DURBAN, South Africa, August 23, 2017/ — The Facebook Challenge (www.Facebook.com), an official Loerie Award in the Student category, was won this year by three students …

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The award, which aims to celebrate the achievements of future creatives as they redefine creativity in the mobile era, was created in partnership with Facebook and The Nelson Mandela Foundation.

DURBAN, South Africa, August 23, 2017/ — The Facebook Challenge (www.Facebook.com), an official Loerie Award in the Student category, was won this year by three students from AAA School of Advertising in Cape Town. The award, which aims to celebrate the achievements of future creatives as they redefine creativity in the mobile era, was created

in partnership with Facebook and The Nelson Mandela Foundation.

With students from across Africa and The Middle East briefed to address gender inequality awareness through the development of a mobile video campaign, the inaugural Facebook Challenge Loerie was won by Peni Buckton, Claudia Bester (both 3rd year students studying BA in Creative Brand Communication) and Lunje Jwambe (2nd year student studying Copy Writing diploma).

The winning trio created an engaging piece of work called ‘Everyday Armour’ which is an ‘anti-harassment couture’ brand that seeks to make thought-provoking social commentary on the gender-based violence women face daily. These students felt that as women, they could all relate to the small things that women have to do consciously and sub-consciously to prepare themselves for any instance; be it taking a different route home, wearing oversized clothing to deter unwelcome advances or even go as far as taking martial arts/self-defense classes, simply because they are born female. The campaign aims to shed light on this unfortunate reality and make a small difference in society.

“The quality of work we saw coming from students was truly inspirational,” says Nunu Ntshingila, Regional Director Facebook, Africa. “There was a lot of conceptual innovation, as well as fascinating approaches to the use of technology. Many congratulations from us at Facebook to the winners for not only embracing the challenge, but creating a thought-provoking and moving mobile video campaign. We look forward to our ongoing work with advertising schools and universities as we continue to support and invest in young and diverse creative talent.”

The three students received a bronze Loerie for their work, titled ‘Every Day Armour’. Commenting on their win, student Lunje Jwambe said: “It’s been a real honour to win a Loerie. We really enjoyed the opportunity to think about mobile in a different and challenging way and coupled with social consciousness, this truly made it a fascinating experience. It’s been very good grounding for each of us and one that I’m sure will stand us in good stead for our future careers.”

Charles Maggs, Head of Creative Faculty AAA, Cape Town, added: “The project exposes students to the demands of the digital communication front line. They learn a huge amount as they work, and the thematic tie-in to social issues makes the process relevant to everyone on a personal level.”

The winning campaigns will be launched on Facebook and Instagram soon.

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Photos: The school that pupils kneel, seat on stones and floor to write exams http://awakeafrica.com/photos-school-pupils-kneel-seat-stones-floor-write-exams/ http://awakeafrica.com/photos-school-pupils-kneel-seat-stones-floor-write-exams/#respond Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:05:53 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4334 Pupils of Avegorme Baptist Primary, located some few kilometres from Sogakofe township- the District capital of North Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region of Ghana are crying for help as school is set to resume. The school which was established in 1997 by the Baptist Church and taken over by government in 2007 is …

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Pupils of Avegorme Baptist Primary, located some few kilometres from Sogakofe township- the District capital of North Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region of Ghana are crying for help as school is set to resume.

The school which was established in 1997 by the Baptist Church and taken over by government in 2007 is yet to see any tangible support from government or have its fair share of the national development cake.

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Ghana Today? Pupils kneel, seat on stones and floor to write exams http://awakeafrica.com/ghana-today-pupils-kneel-seat-stones-floor-write-exams/ http://awakeafrica.com/ghana-today-pupils-kneel-seat-stones-floor-write-exams/#respond Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:02:44 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4324 Pupils of Avegorme Baptist Primary, located some few kilometres from Sogakofe township- the District capital of North Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region of Ghana are crying for help as school is set to resume. The school which was established in 1997 by the Baptist Church and taken over by government in 2007 is …

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Pupils of Avegorme Baptist Primary, located some few kilometres from Sogakofe township- the District capital of North Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region of Ghana are crying for help as school is set to resume.

The school which was established in 1997 by the Baptist Church and taken over by government in 2007 is yet to see any tangible support from government or have its fair share of the national development cake.

With a population of little of 200, the pupils have no classroom block and furniture in their classrooms. The situation forced them to seat on the uncemented floor and stones during class hours. As pathetic as it is, some pupils kneel down to during class and examination hours.

The root of the dilapidated structure is tarted and anytime it rains, their classrooms are flooded forcing them to close or sometimes seat in the mud.

They lack teaching and learning materials and even a place of convenience.

In an interview with awake TV’s Efo Korsi Senyo, the Assemblyman for the area, Hon. Innocent Gbeti said, since he took office, he has written several letters to the past District Chief Executives and the member of parliament for support, but all letters yielded no result.

According to him, he has also ‘raised the issue on the assembly floor on several occasions’ but the 20years old school which is almost in the township of Sogakofe and surrounded by modern building is yet to catch the attention of the authorities.

David, one of the teachers in an interview awake TV lamented about the hard condition in which they the teachers and pupils are subjected to on daily basis.

“We teachers are willing to teach but the conditions in which we are here is very bad. We have no textbooks, chalk, library, furniture”

He said, even sometimes, they have to borrow chalk from a sister school – the junior high school close by.

As school is set to resume and especially during the raining season, going to school is like a nightmare for them.

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Facebook introduces publisher logos next to articles in Trending and Search surfaces http://awakeafrica.com/facebook-introduces-publisher-logos-next-articles-trending-search-surfaces/ http://awakeafrica.com/facebook-introduces-publisher-logos-next-articles-trending-search-surfaces/#respond Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:01:54 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4317 By Andrew Anker, Product Manager Facebook SAN FRANCISCO, United States of America, August 22, 2017/ — Today, we will begin introducing publisher logos next to articles in Trending and Search surfaces on Facebook (www.Facebook.com) as part of our ongoing efforts to enhance people’s recognition of the sources of news distributed on our platform. Publishers will now …

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By Andrew Anker, Product Manager Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO, United States of America, August 22, 2017/ — Today, we will begin introducing publisher logos next to articles in Trending and Search surfaces on Facebook (www.Facebook.com) as part of our ongoing efforts to enhance people’s recognition of the sources of news distributed on our platform. Publishers will now be able to upload multiple versions of their logos through a new Brand Asset Library, so

that the logos can appear next to their content on Facebook. We built this in close collaboration with a number of partners, as part of the Facebook Journalism Project, and are now rolling this out more broadly to all publishers.

To start, we are introducing these logo treatments exclusively for articles in Trending and Search, but the eventual goal is to extend these to all places where people consume news on our platform.

Enhancing people’s awareness of the sources of content they read on Facebook
Research has shown that when people see a link to an article, it can be difficult for them to associate that link with a particular source. A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that only 56% of respondents could recall the source of a new link viewed on social sites (Pew Report, February 2017) (http://APO.af/RjWz8D).

By surfacing publisher logos next to article links, we want to make it easier for publishers to extend their brand identity on Facebook–to enhance people’s awareness of the source of content they see on Facebook, so they can better decide what to read and share.

Now, publishers who upload their logos through the new Brand Asset Library will be eligible to see their logos in the following places:

How to get started
Publishers can upload their logo assets through a new Brand Asset Library located under Publishing Tools on their Page. See a full step by step guide on how to get started and logo requirements (http://APO.af/SpWX5s).

Access multimedia content here (http://APO.af/L8AWsg). 

We’ll continue to solicit feedback and explore additional opportunities to reinforce publisher brand on Facebook. We look forward to continued collaboration with partners in support of a more informed community.

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Kcee features Shatta Wale on ‘Bounce’, Drops on August 24, 2017 http://awakeafrica.com/kcee-features-shatta-wale-bounce-drops-august-24-2017/ http://awakeafrica.com/kcee-features-shatta-wale-bounce-drops-august-24-2017/#respond Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:50:03 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4312 Nigerian international act, Kcee has featured Ghana’s biggest international dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale on his new upcoming album ‘ATTENTION TO DETAIL’ The album which has nineteen tracks and three bonus tracks making a total of twenty-two will be released on Thursday, August 24, 2014. Shatta Wale has been featured on ‘bounce’ which is number #18 …

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Kcee & Shatta Wale

Nigerian international act, Kcee has featured Ghana’s biggest international dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale on his new upcoming album ‘ATTENTION TO DETAIL’

The album which has nineteen tracks and three bonus tracks making a total of twenty-two will be released on Thursday, August 24, 2014.

Shatta Wale has been featured on ‘bounce’ which is number #18 on the album.

See the cover art for the album below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bull Dog Is the Best Artiste Manager In Ghana – IWAN http://awakeafrica.com/bull-dog-best-artiste-manager-ghana-iwan/ http://awakeafrica.com/bull-dog-best-artiste-manager-ghana-iwan/#respond Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:04:44 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4309 Abdul Razak Issahaku, better known in showbiz as IWAN has adjudged Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, aka Bulldog as the best ‘Artiste Manager’ in Ghana at the moment. IWAN was among the three guests lineup for the popular Entertainment show ‘Pundit’ on GHOne TV to share their opinions on the topic; ‘Artistes And Record Labels Relationships’. …

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Bulldog & IWAN

Abdul Razak Issahaku, better known in showbiz as IWAN has adjudged Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, aka Bulldog as the best ‘Artiste Manager’ in Ghana at the moment.

IWAN was among the three guests lineup for the popular Entertainment show ‘Pundit’ on GHOne TV to share their opinions on the topic; ‘Artistes And Record Labels Relationships’.

In the course of sharing his view on the subject, IWAN said that Bulldog is currently the best manager in Ghana.

He said on the show;

“Bulldog is the best manager in Ghana right now”

IWAN’s statement attracted a quick but jovial rebuttal from host of the show, George Quaye who said; Shatta Wale won’t agree with you.

“Shatta Wale will not agree with you on this” George Quaye counters

Meanwhile, Nii Soul, has some time ago described Bulldog as the worse manager in Ghana.

Source: www.fnnewsonline.com

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US Gov’t honors EC Boss with Women of Courage Award http://awakeafrica.com/us-govt-honors-ec-boss-women-courage-award/ http://awakeafrica.com/us-govt-honors-ec-boss-women-courage-award/#respond Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:53:04 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4302 The Chairperson of Electoral Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei has been honored with the United States Department of State’s Women of Courage Award for 2016. Presenting the award in Accra, the US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson affirmed that “Charlotte Osei epitomizes the phrase, woman of courage.” Mr. Jackson in his speech praised Mrs. Charlotte Osei for …

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Mrs. Charlotte Osei, EC Boss

The Chairperson of Electoral Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei has been honored with the United States Department of State’s Women of Courage Award for 2016.

Presenting the award in Accra, the US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson affirmed that “Charlotte Osei epitomizes the phrase, woman of courage.”

Mr. Jackson in his speech praised Mrs. Charlotte Osei for her bravery before, during and after the 2016 general elections.

According to the Ambassador, the reforms Mrs. Osei undertook at the Commission to guarantee the credibility of the 2016 election contributed significantly to the peaceful outcome of the elections.

Accepting the award, Mrs. Osei said described the recognition as a great honour done her.

“This is indeed a great honour and I am totally overwhelmed and humbled by this recognition. I would like to sincerely thank the government of the United States of America, through the Embassy in Ghana, for this honour.”

She noted that her success as the EC Boss owed to the efforts of many who worked tireless to support the process.

“… Although I am being recognized for my efforts for the elections last years, the success of the elections were not and could not be the reasons for one person’s efforts. Numerous people contributed in diverse ways to the successful elections and the national peace and stability we continue to enjoy.”

She never left out her predecessor is  acknowledgement:

“truly invaluable guidance and support” she receives from her predecessor, Dr. Kwaku Afary Gyan as she thanked her staff and colleague commissioners, “who from the first day I stepped into office at the commission and even in our most trying times, continue to support me and help deliver on the constitutional mandate of the Commission.”

The Women of Courage Award is an American award presented annually to women around the world who have shown leadership, courage, and willingness to sacrifice for others, especially in promoting women’s rights.

 

Read the Full Speech by The EC Boss

US GOVERNMENT HONOURS MRS. CHARLOTTE OSEI WITH 2016 WOMAN OF COURAGE AWARD

WOMAN OF COURAGE AWARD
ACCEPTANCE SPEECH
BY MRS. CHARLOTTE OSEI, CHAIR, ELECTORAL COMMISSION
US AMBASSADOR’S RESIDENCE, ACCRA
AUGUST 22, 2017

Your Excellency Robert P. Jackson, Ambassador of the United States to Ghana, and Mrs. Babette P. Jackson;
Honourable Ministers of State and Members of Parliament;
Distinguished Members of the Diplomatic Corps;
Representatives of Civil Society organisations, Special Invited Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media;
My Colleagues from the Electoral Commission, My Family and My Friends;

Good evening to you all.

What can I say?

This is indeed a great honour and I am totally overwhelmed and humbled by this recognition. I would like to sincerely thank the government of the United States of America, through the Embassy in Ghana, for this honour.

I take this opportunity to firmly place on the record, that the success of the 2016 elections were not and could not be the results of one person’s efforts. Numerous people contributed in diverse ways to our successful elections and the national peace and stability we continue to enjoy. Let me begin by first acknowledging the truly invaluable guidance and support I received and continue to receive from my predecessor, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, the support of my colleague Commissioners (some of who are present here), Directors and staff of the EC, who from the first day I stepped into office at the Commission and even in our most trying times, continue support me and help deliver on the constitutional mandate of the Commission. This award is for all of us.

There were many days in the last two years when I felt very heavily, the burden of leadership. The weight of, as it seemed, carrying the entire peace and stability of the nation on my shoulders. But through it all, I could always count on the love and support of my husband, my children and my friends. I lost a lot of acquaintances, but I gained a lot of true friends. And for that, I recognize that I am a very blessed person. I just want to take a minute to thank them: my husband, my children, my dad, my siblings and my very, few and supportive special friends: their unwavering love and support- bearing the brunt of falsehoods and insults, and many provocations- has kept me steady and given me the strength to go on.

My beloved daughters have endured not only my long days away from home without complaining, but made many sacrifices for me and continue to understand and do whatever it takes to keep Mummy going; thanks girls.

In those trying moments, the values of truth, integrity, honesty, and fairness, which my parents instilled in me from my childhood kept me focused on delivering on my promise to the people of Ghana.

In receiving an award for courage, I have had to ask myself, what really is courage? The words of the American Actress Shannen Doherty, a recipient of a similar honour for her courageous fight against cancer rang true to me: “Courage isn’t something that comes to you immediately…. It’s not something that you have fully. Courage is something that you gain and it grows. Courage is facing every day and every obstacle one step at a time. Courage is knowing that fear is not going to find a solution….” Courage is really, ignoring your fears and going on, focused on the end goals and the solutions to the challenges.

And that is our greatest need in Ghana- solutions.
Our society faces two major challenges: ignorance and the need for bold leadership at all levels to address these challenges.

My office reception is adorned with a beautiful artwork by a young Ghanaian lady, Lourraine Ocloo- highlighting the basic needs of the ordinary Ghanaian. Those needs are nothing complex. They are the simple things to enable them live a decent and acceptable life. The ordinary Ghanaian needs education, clean water, affordable and accessible health care, opportunities to work and earn a decent living and take care of their families, governance without corruption; peace and stability; a safe and clean environment; a justice system that works, nothing fancy, nothing complex. All very basic.
As the saying goes: If you can’t do great things, do small things in a great way. We need to deal with the small things in our country.

I am inspired and motivated anew every day to work towards these needs. The starting point of course, is an electoral system that works and ensures that the process of electing our political leaders is credible and transparent and ensures national peace, stability and cohesion in its aftermath.

Today, I am being honored for my courage. But the truth is, I owe my courage to the resilient women of Ghana, who are working daily to overcome male chauvinism and patriarchy in all its forms from the micro to the macro level of our society. I am inspired daily by their refusal to accept the status quo, and to dare to make a difference.

Courage really is ‘doing it afraid’. The famous Napolean Bonaparte said: ‘Courage isn’t having the strength to go on, it is going on when you don’t have the strength.’

I have received strength from many: leaders of faith based organisations, including my own spiritual father, the Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, many clergy men and women and the national chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu. I thank them all for the daily spiritual backing. I am very grateful to His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene for his constant support and wise counsel; to former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufuour; and of course, to the two leading Presidential candidates of the 2016 elections, then President John Dramani Mahama and HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for their responsible leadership and statesmanship during and after the elections. As a nation, we owe the peaceful conclusion of the process and the peace we continue to enjoy to their maturity and willingness to wait for the Commission to do what was right within its constitutional mandate.

And to the many citizens of Ghana, known and unknown, who reach out to me daily, quietly, behind the scenes and offer support, prayers and encouragement, this is a good time to say thank you.

As a Commission and personally, we have also had wonderful support and encouragement from the National Peace Council, the National Elections Security Task Force, the Security Agencies, NCCE, NMC, GJA, GIBA, the diplomatic community especially EU, USAID, the Canadian government, UN and UNDP, and the many others time will not permit me to list. We the Commission, and I are truly grateful.

To quote Actress Shannen Doherty again, “I don’t view it as me accepting the Courage Award for myself,” I’m accepting the Woman of Courage Award on behalf of every Ghanaian and African woman out there embracing the odds and making a difference in the lives of their families, communities, and countries. I dedicate this award to your daily struggles without recognition, reward or remuneration. You are really the women of courage!

In spite of all the challenges, obstacles, attacks and hurdles I have faced in my 6-year journey in public service, I still truly believe that it is a great honour and a privilege to serve one’s country. And it is a special privilege to serve in the capacity of the Chair of the Electoral Commission. I truly am grateful for the honour and the privilege and I thank all of you who have been a part of my journey.

Once again, my sincere thanks to the American Embassy for this acknowledgement particularly knowing that there are other equally deserving recipients of this honour.

I wish to also thank each one of you for taking time to be here tonight. I thank you for your time and I thank you for your attention.

God bless the United States of America;
God bless our homeland Ghana; and
God bless us all.
Thank you. Thank you.

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Simon Amegashie-Viglo writes: Pastor Otabil is Human http://awakeafrica.com/simon-amegashie-viglo-writes-pastor-otabil-human/ http://awakeafrica.com/simon-amegashie-viglo-writes-pastor-otabil-human/#respond Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:12:48 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4300 Pastor Mensah Otabil is or used to be a veritable role model for most Christians in Ghana. In more ways than one, he has demonstrated discipleship and purposeful commitment to life. His teachings are pretty deep and his examples are refreshingly apt for changing our knowledge, skills and attitude. It is gratifying to state that …

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Pastor Mensa Otabil, Founder of ICGC

Pastor Mensah Otabil is or used to be a veritable role model for most Christians in Ghana. In more ways than one, he has demonstrated discipleship and purposeful commitment to life. His teachings are pretty deep and his examples are refreshingly apt for changing our knowledge, skills and attitude. It is gratifying to state that he is “a man of solid personal achievements,” a regrettably diminishing category of people in Ghana today.

From a very humble beginning, he has become celebrity in Ghana and beyond, especially with establishment of Central University for

complementing government efforts at expanding opportunities to higher education in Ghana.

Unfortunately for some of his admirers like me, Pastor Otabil decided to meddle in partisan politics in a rather unorthodox manner. He has cultivated a disturbing habit of cunningly and worryingly doing partisan politics from the pulpit. This is how and when his agony and nightmare of being treated like any other politician began. He is bewildered and frustrated that ordinary people are taking a bite at him.

Pastor Otabil may well have thought that his “religious immunity” ought be respected by all Ghanaians. He intriguingly appointed himself an attacker of the NDC govt under John Mahama. He was therefore deemed to have tripped himself of his privileged religious immunity.

As Chinua Achebe said, “He who brings infested magot into his house, should not be surprised when lizards invade in compound”.

Pastor Mensah Otabil is on record to have sold blessings in dollars ($5,000, $4,000, & 3,000) to his Church members. Other clergy men criticised him and said it was wrong. He referred to President John Mohama as an incompent President. Some Ghanaians threw mud at him whilst some pastors described his attack on the former as unacceptable. He was mad at his less privileged colleagues.

The man who described the President of his country as incompetent, ran Capital Bank as Board Chairman to its total collapse. GCB which is a bank foundered with taxes paid by “people who look like insults” will now have to bail out the mess created under his watch.

One more time, people criticised him for his incompetence in overseeing the affairs of the Bank as Board Chairman. This gave Pastor Otabil a compelling reason to say “people who look like insult are insulting him”.
When he insulted the President of his country, what did he think he looked like? As an angel? It sounds like our celebrated Pastor does not believe in equality of human beings. He has arguably achieved considerable material success in Ghana. But he appears to be confering deity status on himself when he referred to a colleague man of God as “looking like insult”. This is not good for him. This is an insult to God. Just as Christ accepted insults, and said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are going” we expect Pastor Otabil to do same. I know Pastor Otabil knows this is not what Jesus Christ taught his disciples.

We love Pastor Otabil. He should be advised to concentrate on what he knows best, “preaching the word of God” to safe soul for the Kingdom of God.

If he wants to hide behind the pulpit and do partisan politics, he should be ready to accept criticisms that come with it. If he comes into the gutter he should not fear mud. I know what he said was out of anger. Pastor is a refined clergy man who we expect to do better than this. He should apologise to his admirers and move on. To err is human.

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I Wish For The Comeback Of Trinity – Kokoveli http://awakeafrica.com/wish-comeback-trinity-kokoveli/ http://awakeafrica.com/wish-comeback-trinity-kokoveli/#respond Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:03:15 +0000 http://awakeafrica.com/?p=4296 Former member of defunct music clan Trinity, Kokoveli, has wished for the comeback of ‘Trinity’. In the early 2000s, Ghanaians were thrilled with good and timeless songs from a then music clan known as ‘Trinity’. The Trinity, however, could not stand the test of time because individual interest which eventually led to the dysfunction of …

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Trinity – Samini, Kokoveli & KK Fosu

Former member of defunct music clan Trinity, Kokoveli, has wished for the comeback of ‘Trinity’. In the early 2000s, Ghanaians were thrilled with good and timeless songs from a then music clan known as ‘Trinity’.

The Trinity, however, could not stand the test of time because individual interest which eventually led to the dysfunction of ‘Trinity’. As young as they were then, everyone was just trying to get a name for himself, and not the interest of the group.

Samini is now one of the dancehall giants in Ghana, KK Fosu struggling with his highlife music and Kokoveli according to music lovers can be tagged ‘upcoming artiste’ because he faded off.

Kokoveli who was a member of the defunct Trinity clan in a recent interview with KMJ on Accra based Hitz 103.9 FM recalled some beautiful moments the group enjoyed and he wished for its comeback.

“We were like a family, yes, KK Fosu, Samini and myself had great moments then. Anytime, we got on the stage, it was just beautiful and we could wow the crowd.”

“I wish for a comeback” – Kokoveli reiterated

Source: www.Fnnewsonline.com

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