Akyem Kotoku feuding factions end 20yrs of chieftaincy dispute

A historic peace pipe has been smoked at the Akyem Kotoku Traditional area ending decades of chieftaincy dispute in the area.

Photos: Ekumfi gets new paramount chief after 30 years

After numerous failed attempts the Ekumfi Traditional Council has enthroned Nana Akyin VIII as their paramount chief at a colourful durbar over the weekend.

Don't jeopardise peace over creation of new region - Akufo-Addo tells chiefs

President Akufo-Addo has urged leaders of Manso Amenfi, Amenfi West, Amenfi East, Amenfi Central and Aowin districts to protect the peaceful coexistence amongst them despite calls for separation from the existing administation.

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'No tension at Mo; installation of chief proper' - Authorities

Traditional authorities in Mo, in the Brong Ahafo say their installation of Sampson Adre as the Paramount chief for the area was accorded with due process.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 9709
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Akufo-Addo meets Otumfuo over reports of denigrating comments

Joy News is reliably informed President Akufo-Addo travelled to Kumasi on Monday night to meet with the Asantehene over reports that members of his government are seeking to denigrate his stool.

Posted: 3 months ago   Views: 24273
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Volta Region: Tension in Botoku over planned enstoolment of Paramount Chief

A planned coronation of a paramount chief for Botoku in the North Dayi District in the Volta Region is generating tension as two factions lay claim to the title.

Posted: 3 months ago   Views: 9805
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President Akufo consoles family of the late James Town Chief

President Akuffo-Addo has urged the Chiefs and people of the Ngleshie Alata traditional area to work together in peace and harmony so as to give Oblempong Nii Kojo Ababio V, a peaceful and befitting burial.

Posted: 3 months ago   Views: 12511
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Chereponi Chiefs: We welcome creation of new regions but…

Chiefs in the Chereponi District of the Northern say although they welcome the creation of new regions by the government, they will resist any attempt to add them to the North East Region.

Posted: 3 months ago   Views: 8981
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Poor handling of Ya-Na murder case cause of Dagbon culture of impunity

Government’s inability to prosecute the people who murdered Dagbon Overlord, Ya-Na Yakubu Andani II, has been blamed for the “culture of impunity and recklessness” in the Northern Region.

Posted: 4 months ago   Views: 6142
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'Culture is nothing without a chief' - Sekondi demo over 15-yr old vacant stool

Residents in the bustling commercial city of Sekondi in the Western region are unhappy that a 15-year old vacancy for a paramount chief has still not been filled.

Posted: 4 months ago   Views: 6250
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Honour campaign promise to relocate GNPC to Takoradi - Essikado Omanhene to govt

Nana Kobena Nketia IV said the fulfilment of the campaign promise will create thousands of jobs and speed up development in the Western Region.

Posted: 5 months ago   Views: 9926
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Unknown assailants shoot, kill Brong Ahafo chief

Gyaasehene of Seikwa Traditional Area in the Tain District, Nana Kwadwo Tando Naase, was on Thursday evening shot dead by an unknown person in his living room at Seikwa.

Posted: 5 months ago   Views: 14969
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Akuapem Chiefs urged to resolve the Akropong Chieftaincy problem

The Minister for Regional Re-organization and Development Daniel Kweku Botwe has called on the Akuapem Traditional Council to quickly resolve the chieftaincy problem surrounding the enstoolment of a new Akuapemhene to succeed the late Nana Addo Dankwa.

Posted: 7 months ago   Views: 7022
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