News: Tributes & Condolences

Welcome Home: Jake The Statesman

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 On Tuesday 12 April, 2016, the Obestebi- Lamptey family led by Nii Lante Otanka II, Acting Lante Djan We Mantse, welcomed home the body of a great son of the land - Jacob Nii Lantei Otanka Obestebi-Lamptey, a distinguished politician and marketing communication professional. Jake, as he wa ...

Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey—His Politics And Development Vision

Thursday, March 31, 2016 A couple of days after the December 2000 national elections, Mr. Kwesi Pratt called me in London complaining bitterly about Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey as he felt used and disrespected by the NPP that he had strenuously helped to win state-power on a run-off. Kwesi explained that he had called Jake ove ...

NPP Spain Branch Mourns Late Chairman Jake....And Urges Ghanaians To Vote NPP In His Honour

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The New Patriotic Party branch of Spain expresses with utmost sadness and distraught at the sudden passing of our one time Chairman and election strategist, Hon. Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey. The former chairman Jake, was so influential in the NPP Victory 2000, that saw President John Agye ...
Madam Ethel Jobson-Mitchual

She Taught Me The Greatest Lesson Of All: “That LIFE Is All About Doors”

Monday, November 23, 2015 ONE thing I have always dreaded to write; and which I know I will never even have the courage to read myself before a congregation is a TRIBUTE to the greatest woman of my life ndash; AUNTY ETHEL; more because of the many questions it leaves unanswered about life. Mine was a special bond which I ...

Vodafone Mourns Ebow Panford-Quainoo

Friday, November 13, 2015 We are deeply sadden by the news of the tragic death of our colleague, Mr Ebow Panford-Quainoo who was murdered by armed robbers at his residence in Sakumono on Wednesday, 11th November 2015. Ebow joined Vodafone in October 2013 as an Account Manager in charge of Non-Govern ...

Book Of Condolence Opened For Happy FM’s Kwabena Kwakye At One Week Ceremony Today

Friday, October 23, 2015 The management and staff of Happy 98.9 FM have opened a book of condolence for their late Snr. Presenter and News Caster Kwabena Kwakye a.k.a lsquo;Kwakye Ade?f? rsquo;, who passed away last Friday 16th October at the 37 Military Hospital. The one-week remembrance ceremony for Kwabena Kwa ...

Tribute To Aliu Mahama

Thursday, October 22, 2015 Am finding it very difficult putting words together to celebrate the life of this great man who ever lived in this world. Am filled with tears to the brim as I write this tribute. Oh death, why are you so cruel? Am calling you Alhaji please respond to me. You were one of the greatest ...

Tribute To An Icon: Onowu Patrick Ifeanyichukwu Agbo

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 On Saturday 1st of August, 2015 I stopped over around 8pm at the front gate of Onowu Patrick Agbo to convey my apologies to him for my inability to respond early to his distress calls that I should see him on an emergency. There, I met one of his daughters, who gave me the shocking news of his ad ...

Akyem Awisa Oldest Man Goes Home

Sunday, October 11, 2015 Opanyin Kofi Asare (11th November, 1895 - 30th September, 2015) was an astute cocoa farmer, an advisor and the oldest man in Akyem Awisa and its environs until his demise in 2015. Opanyin was born on 11th November, 1895 at Akyem Awisa in the Eastern Region of Ghana to Opanyin Bedeeto and M ...

Tribute To CLAUDE DAUPHIN (1951-2015)

Thursday, October 1, 2015 It is with great sadness and regret we have to announce that Trafigura rsquo;s Founder and Executive Chairman, Claude Dauphin, passed away peacefully in the early hours of this morning in a hospital in Bogota, Colombia after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Claude Dauphin (64) has been a ...

Gone Too Soon

Saturday, August 29, 2015 With pain in our hearts, but absolute submission to the divine will of God, Barima Asiedu Boafo11 (Sankubenasehene), Baafuor Abuakwa Mamire 11 (Akutuasehene), Opanyin Kwame Ohene (Akutuase Bretuo Abusua panyin), Abusuapanyin Ofosuhene (Abomoso), Mr. Charles Oduro (Ekoona Abusuapanyin of Anyinam), Na ...

UFP Mourns Samuel Nuamah

Friday, August 28, 2015 Today happens to be one of the saddest days in the lives of all journalists in this country and as a former ace journalist I want to take some form of inspiration from this most famous saying by the military quot;once a soldier always a soldier quot; and use this opportunity to report about my f ...

IPR Mourns With Samuel Nuamah Family

Thursday, August 27, 2015 The Institute of Public Relations, Ghana, (IPR) has learnt with deep shock, the sudden death of Mr. Samuel Nuamah, a staff of ldquo;Ghanaian Times rdquo; through a car accident while on official duty. IPR shares in the deep sorrow and grief of the family, management and staff of the New ...
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