Sad News Hit Ghana As Ghana’s Ambassador To Italy Dies Of Heart Attack
Ghana’s Ambassador Extraordinaire and Plenipotentiary to Italy with concurrent accreditation to Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro and FAO, Eudora Hilda Quartey Koranteng, has died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday 20 October, top officials have confirmed.
She recently hosted President Nana Akufo-Addo in Serbia when the President attended the 60th anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in her concurrent capacity to Serbia and was said to be in good health.
Ambassador Koranteng was appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in 2019.
She assumed office on 11 June 2019, after presenting her letters of credence to President Sergio Mattarella, in the Italian capital, Rome. She was noted for improving the efficiency of the Mission through the introduction of an effective online and passport printing system.
In one year she had installed and operationalized the Embassy’s Biometric Passport Printing System.
The Ghanaian community notably embraced the new regime recording over three thousand (3000) online passport applications in the first month alone.
Ambassador Eudora Quartey-Koranteng succeeded Paulina Patience Abayage, after she was recalled by President Akufo-Addo to serve as the Upper East Region Minister.
Otumfuo Osie Tutu II To Outdoor 24 Karat Gold Coins
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is set to officially launch his Commemorative Gold Coins on December 12, 2021.
According to information summoned, the Gold Coins will be a fitting memorial in honour of His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for the significant role he played in restoring peace to the Dagbon kingdom in the Northern Region of Ghana after decades of protracted Chieftaincy crisis between members of the royal gates.
The gold coins will also acknowledged Otumfuo’s role as a restraining influence that has manifested in almost every election cycle in Ghana.
That influence, additionally, has ensured peaceful elections, culminating in seamless transitions in governments, especially when power changed hands between the two dominant political parties in Ghana.
The face of the Gold Coin bears the image of Otumfuo, with the Adinkra symbols “Bi Nka Bi” on the left side and “Mpatapo,” on the right which symbolizes peace, harmony, and reconciliation.
The back of the Gold Coin bears the image of the Golden Stool of Asanteman also known as “Sikadwa Kofi.”
The Gold Coin will be 99.99% (24 karats) fine gold with a diameter of 37.00 mm and weighing 31.104 grams and it has been approved by the Bank of Ghana.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas Wins ‘Foreign Journalist Of The Year Award’ in US
Investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas Wins ‘Foreign Journalist Of The Year Award’ in US
Anas Aremeyaw Anas, renowned Ghanaian investigative journalist. Has been named the 2021 NABJ Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of the Year. Award recipient to be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 in the United States of America.
This was made known in a letter addressed to the investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. By the organizers of the event, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) on October 1, 2021.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas, known for his dangerous and daring investigative works, is being recognized for his outstanding and ground-breaking achievements in journalism over the years according to the letter.
The event organized by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). To honor legendary Black journalists who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry every year. Scheduled to be virtual will take place in the United States of America (USA).
The NABJ Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of the Year Award. Is one of the categories of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) event done annually to honour the extraordinary work done by foreign journalists while overcoming tremendous obstacles that contribute to the enrichment, understanding or advancement of people or issues in the African diaspora that exemplifies the spirit of the late Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza.
Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza, who the award is named after is an influential black South African journalist, author and outspoken critic of the government in South Africa during the early periods of world recognition of the problems evident in the racially divided land.
He was the editor of The World Newspaper in Soweto and his fluently persuasive editorials did much to challenge the white South Africans who were protected from the horrors of apartheid.
The event will be graced by the President of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Dorothy Tucker of WBBM-TV, Chicago,Ill. The Vice President-Broadcast, Ken Lemon of Cox Media Group-WSOC-TV. Charlotte, N.C. The Vice President-Digital, Amir Vera, CNN, Atlanta, Ga.; Vice President-Print, Kathy Chaney, YR Media, Chicago,Ill.; Secretary, Madison Carter, WXIA-TV, Atlanta, Ga.; Treasurer, Walter Smith-Randolph, Connecticut Public, Broadcasting (CPTV & WNPR), Hartford, Conn.; Parliamentarian, Michelle Fitzhugh-Craig, Shades Magazine – Celebrating All Women Of Color, Oakland, Calif. etc.
60-Year-Old Man Rapes A Goat To Death
60-Year-Old Man Rapes A Goat To Death
Shaari Hasan was charged with voluntarily having ‘carnal intercourse’ with the animal on July 27.
The man was discovered by the goat’s owner after she heard it making strange sounds.
Going to check on the animal, she saw the man next to the goat, half-naked, Free Malaysia Today reports.
The man fled the scene and the goat was found dead.
The owner put in a complaint with the police and the carcass was sent to a veterinary service department for a post-mortem examination.
The accused widower was allegedly caught behind a house in the village of Kampung Sungai Buaya in Rawang, at around 1.30pm.
He initially pleaded guilty when the charge, under Article 377 of Malaysia’s criminal code, was first read out by judge Nurul Mardhiah Mohammed Redza.
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