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False, doomsday prophets ‘have bleached faces’ – Korankye Ankrah

Written by | September 6, 2018 | 0
The Apostle-General of Royalhouse Chapel International, Reverend Sam Korankye Ankrah, has made a very interesting observation about false and doomsday prophets in Ghana – they all have bleached faces. MORE: Obesity and attendant snoring cause joint pains Teaching his congregation on Sunday, 2 September 2018 about the tell-tale signs of doomsayers in the Christian fraternity, Rev. Korankye Ankrah said bleached skin was a major characteristic of such false prophets who prophesy nothing but doom and gloom – especially the death of prominent people such as presidents, vice presidents, other politicians, among others. “I’ve never been to their churches before but I’ve been hearing them on radio, and, so, I can tell a few characteristics that you must know and watch out [for]. ALSO: Six

God Not Money

Written by | September 5, 2018 | 0
IN LAST week’s edition, we carefully looked at this verse of Scripture: “You see, we are not like those hucksters – and there are many of them – who preach just to make money. We preach God’s message with sincerity and Christ’s authority. And we know that the God who sent us is watching us” (2 Corinthians 2: 17, NLT). From it, we discussed two main groups of ministers who preach in the name of the Lord. The first group who are many in number preaches just to make money for themselves. They do this by distorting the truth of God’s Word thereby deceiving people to pay money for consultations, prayers, healing and concoctions in the form of water and oils. Others preach merely to excite people to give their monies against the principles of sound biblical

China Gov’t Against Its Nationals In Galamsey – Akufo-Addo

Written by | September 3, 2018 | 0
President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the Chinese government is fully backing his administration’s uncompromising stance towards illegal mining. Speaking at a meeting with the Ghanaian community in China as part of his visit to that country, President Akufo-Addo said he had been able to hold frank discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the matter. “He [Xi Jinping] himself was the first to recognize that Ghanaian laws have every right to deal with people who are involved in illegal activities.” “I was very happy about the manner in which he [Xi Jinping] responded and the assurance that he gave that those of his compatriots who were engaged in this illegal mining activities will not find any support in this government.” Chinese nationals are known to be one of the main culprits

Court orders forensic examination of Bishop Obinim’s signature

Written by | August 30, 2018 | 0
An Accra Circuit Court has ordered Bishop Daniel Obinim, the Founder of God’s Way International Church, to give samples of his signature for forensic examination. The Police are also to make available Obinim’s signature on the Police statement tendered in court in order to ascertain whether he signed it or not. The order came after the court had commenced a mini-trial following Bishop Obinim’s denial of the Police statement and signatures tendered in evidence during trial. MORE: Video: Perez Dome will experience Pentecost fire – Elder Mireku Meanwhile, Bishop Obinim had told the court that he only gave one statement to the Police in Tema in an assault case in which he and two other pastors of his church had been accused of assaulting his two adopted children; a 14-year-old girl

Kofi Annan Family Appeals For Privacy To Mourn

Written by | August 18, 2018 | 0
The family of late Kofi Annan , former United Nations’ Secretary-General, has officially confirmed the death of their beloved but has asked for privacy to mourn him. “The family kindly requests privacy at this time of mourning,” a statement from his foundation stated. The former UN Secretary-General passed away today, Saturday, August 20187 after a short illness at a Hospital in the Swiss city of Bern. He is reported to have fallen ill on his way back from South Africa (the Mandela centenary). He was hospitalized in Geneva and later airlifted to the capital, Bern. A statement from the foundation said, “His wife Nane and their children Ama, Kojo and Nina were by his side during his last days.” The family said arrangements to celebrate his remarkable life would be announced later. The

‘Guiding force for good’: World mourns loss of Kofi Annan

Written by | August 18, 2018 | 0
World leaders have expressed their sadness at the death of former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan. By Fabrice COFFRINI (AFP/File) There was an outpouring of condolences from leaders around the world on Saturday after the death of former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan. Here are some of the tributes: United Nations Current UN chief Antonio Guterres voiced deep sadness at the news, describing his predecessor as “a guiding force for good”. “In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations,” he added. “He rose through the ranks to lead the organisation into the new millennium with matchless dignity and determination. “Like so many, I was proud to call Kofi Annan a good friend

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Is Dead

Written by | August 18, 2018 | 0
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died. The Ghanaian died at a hospital in Switzerland, Saturday morning after short illness, former Deputy Health Minister Dr Victor Bampoe confirmed it to Joy News. He was 80. Mr Annan served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. He is the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by Nelson Mandela. Annan was born in Kumasi, Annan went on to study economics at Macalester College, international relations from the Graduate Institute Geneva and management at MIT. He joined the UN in 1962, working for the World Health Organization’s

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Is Dead

Written by | August 18, 2018 | 0
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died. The Ghanaian died at a hospital in Switzerland, Saturday morning after short illness, former Deputy Health Minister Dr Victor Bampoe confirmed it to Joy News. He was 80. Mr Annan served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. He is the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by Nelson Mandela. Annan was born in Kumasi, Annan went on to study economics at Macalester College, international relations from the Graduate Institute Geneva and management at MIT. He joined the UN in 1962, working for the World Health Organization’s

2018 Joy Beauty and Bridal Fair: In Ghana, lace, chiffon, glitz and glamour is all the buzz

Written by | August 17, 2018 | 0
Mermaid skirts, a-line tops, sheath gowns and kente dominated the runway Saturday at Joy FM’s Beauty and Bridal Fair at the Accra International Conference Centre, where top media personalities impressed crowds during a three-part fashion show wearing attire crafted exclusively by Ghana’s premier designers.    

Kweku Adoboli to be deported from UK

Written by | August 17, 2018 | 0
Kweku Adoboli ran up the largest unauthorised trading loss in UK history Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader who was sentenced to seven years in prison after running up the largest unauthorised trading loss in UK history, is on the verge of being deported to Ghana. The 38-year-old, who caused a $2.3bn trading loss by vastly exceeding his risk limits, has lived in the UK since he was 12 but is a national of Ghana, where he was born and where he lived until he was four years old. On Monday, he is due to report to the Home Office for a check-in and could be detained then. He has exhausted almost all his legal options since his release from prison into probation three years ago, after serving half his sentence. “Being banished from your friends, family, community, country and the West