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I Am Not In ICU- Carlos Ahenkorah Releases Statement To Refute False Claims



There had been news making rounds that the Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry and the Member of Parliament for Tema West Constituency, Hon. Carlos Ahenkorah had contracted coronavirus and currently receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

However, the lawmaker had debunked the rumors saying he was admitted for an overnight check in relation to his COVID-19 status and there was not more to that.

Carlos was said to have been admitted at the ICU with NPP’s Mark Manu immediately after the demise of Sir John.

Mark Manu is yet to respond to the claims.

Below was the statement released to that effect:

I am not in ICU – Carlos Ahenkorah

My attention has been drawn to messages circulating on social media to the effect that I am in ICU after testing positive to COVID-19 sending worrying signals and misinformation to my well-wishers and party faithful.

I must categorically state that I am not in ICU neither am I in Korle-Bu at the moment. I was admitted for an overnight review on my COVID status at the ISOLATION CENTER in Korle-Bu yesterday around 5 pm and discharged at 11 am this morning.

I have not in any way been taking ill or suffer any serious break down to send me into ICU.

I ask all and sundry to disregard this hollow speculation and confirm I’m as fit as I use to be.

Thank you!



Ahwoi’s Book Not An Attack On NDC – Manasseh Azure Awuni



Former journalist at Joy FM, Manasseh Azure Awuni has rubbish the NDC’s claim that Prof. Kwamena Ahwoi’s book is an attack on the party and reduces it chances of winning the 2020 election.

According to Manasseh, the NDC is gradually shifting from those times when the founder’s influence on the party was enormous

He went on to advise the founder of the party, Jerry John Rawlings to publish his memoir instead of always defending himself against other publications.

Below is his full post which he made on Facebook

I fail to see how Prof. Kwamena Ahwoi’s book is an attack on the NDC and its chances in the next election. Former President Rawlings, who’s mainly the subject of “negative” revelations in the book, is no longer central to the success of the NDC.

The NDC is gradually shifting away from the cult system, when the founder’s/founders’ influence was so enormous that it could determine the victory or defeat of the party.

Prof. Ahwoi is an insider. The Ahwoi Brothers have been very influential in the NDC. It doesn’t mean that everything he says is true but writing about the happenings in the Rawlings era is important, especially when Rawlings himself has not written. Those with different accounts should write theirs.

A book on the role of the Ahwoi Brothers in the NDC won’t be bad. And this might push Rawlings to publish his memoir instead of always defending himself against other publications.


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I’m Not Raising Funds On Facebook – Dr. Okoe Boye



The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye has cautioned the public against any Facebook account or page soliciting for funds in his name.

The Ledzokuku MP says such accounts are frivolous and he has no associations or whatsoever with them.

According to him, he owns only one Facebook page, with the user name, Dr Okoe Boye.

Some of the fake accounts are named Hon Bernard Okoe Boye and Hon Okoe Boye.

The Deputy Minister said any request for funds from these accounts should be ignored and treated with every contempt they deserve.

Source: GhanaFeed.Com

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Providing Students PASCO Caused High Expectation – Addae-Mensah



A former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ivan Addae-Mensah has blamed the disappointment being expressed by final year SHS students after their WASSCE paper on the provision of past questions by the education ministry to students.

According to him, senior high schools over the years have prepared their students using past questions but the ministry going the extra mile to provide the past questions to all students across the nation heightened expectations among the students.

“Teachers know how to handle students in this situation, the students themselves from time immemorial use past questions…immediately you take this phenomenon out of the hands of the schools and you try and micromanage it from the educational authorities, you create a certain expectation in the students and I believe that something of the sort may have happened.

“If the revision process had been left in the hands of the teachers and the students, maybe this expectation might not have been generated,” Prof. Addae-Mensah said this on Saturday, August 08, on Analyses on Starr FM.


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