Elegantly dressed in their beautiful traditional and African print attires, pupils of Ebenezer Mission Academy has commemorated Ghana’s 62nd independence day anniversary in grand style at the school’s premises in
Adentan, a suburb of the Greater Accra Region.
Aside the display of the country’s culinary art, the pupils of Ebenezer Mission Academy wore their local fabrics and African prints, which the country is famous for. The climax of the event was marked by the preparation some of local dishes, including Waakye and prayer of intercessory for the nation Ghana. The performance captured some of the virtues that the people hold in high esteem.
Using the image of a black and proud pupils, the display of the traditional dishes and beautiful traditional tells a story of a country that is generously endowed by nature and whose people are united and resilient. The occasion highlighted the tourism potentials of the country and beckons on the world to come and savor the enormous beauty of Ghana.
Ghana was the first country south of the Sahara to gain independence from British colonial rule and it was very significant in terms of the overall independence of Africa. As the great Dr Kwame Nkrumah proclaimed at exactly 12:00AM on 6 March 1957 at Independence Square: “ We have won the battle and again rededicate ourselves.
Ghana was the first country, where the British established oil plantations followed by Malaysia in the nineteenth century. The story goes that Mr Alexander Cecil Goff established the first oil palm plantation near the coast of Ghana in the early 1900’s. The Malaysians came to Ghana to learn about oil palm plantation cultivation, the production techniques and also took away seeds. Today Malaysia is the second largest exporter of palm oil and accounts for 39 % of world palm oil production accounting for over 10 billion USD of Malaysia’s gross national income. Ghana on the other hand saw a total collapsed of the palm oil industry.
Speaking to www.georgebritton.com’s Journalist Gerrard-Israel, the Assistant Headmaster of Ebenezer Mission Academy Mss. Sylvia Quarshie, stated that, the month March is noted to be a vital month in the history of Ghanaians, as it is the month the nation gained independence from it colonial master.
According to her, marking Ghana’s independence day celebration ahead of 6th March and demonstrating the sense of the patriotism amongst the pupils, learners who are enrolled at the educational institution are to present themselves in African and Traditional print to commemorate the independence day celebration.
Mss. Sylvia Quarshie also revealed that, since the pupils of the educational institution are from a heterogeneous background and various cultural homes, dressing in the African or Traditional attire also has the objective of elevating the Ghanaian culture to its diaspora and the African descendent at large.
However, some learners enrolled at the educational institution expressed their pleasure in commemorating occasion. Form 3 student, Mss. Nyarko Sylvia, stated that, she is happy representing her culture to mark the anniversary. She urged her colleague and Ghanaians to champion of course of freedom and right.
Elimelch Seddoh also shared his experience, stating that, he wants the nation Ghana to relatively grow strong and be peaceful, adding that, Ghana is a great nation, so Ghanaian citizens should neglect any negative information and inculcate the sense of positivity on the minds of its patrons, urging them to have high hopes in the leaders.
Berryl Bortey Quami expressed her towards the management of the school, according to her, the management of the school has given them the opportunity to showcase demonstrate their God given talent to the world, she encourage her colleagues to also take up the mantle to elevate the Ghanaian culture.
Founder of Ebenezer Mission Academy, Apostle Patience Evelyn Sabuki reiterated that, in preparation towards Ghana’s 62nd Independence Day Anniversary and the grace and love of God on the nation Ghana, there is a need to showcase their appreciation to God through their African and Traditional prints.
Apostle Patience Sabuki appreciated New Patriotic Party administration led by, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo effort in initiating the Free Senior High School policy, however, she made a plea to government allocate excess mechanisms to make the education sector more comfortable for students, to alleviate the level of illiteracy in the country.
In advocating for the construction of footbridges, pedestrian crossing, street lights and road markings, the Minister of God urged the government to fix the deplorable state of the roads, fix the footbridges and also provide road safety security to ease the stress students have in crossing the road to attain knowledge in schools.
Founder of Ebenezer Mission Academy, Apostle Patience Evelyn Sabuki later in her remarks, saluted the pupils for their roles in the actualization of the country’s Independence 62years ago. She stated that the struggle toward the Independence of Ghana was not carried out by Ghanaians alone, but also by every African within the territorial space.
Ex BBN Housemate Ifu Ennada Launches ‘5 Million a Day’ Initiative To Help Entrepreneurs Grow Their Businesses.
Beauty entrepreneur and multiple-award winning actress, Ifu Ennada, has been able to successfully turn her passion for natural hair care into a thriving multi-million naira business, BeautIFU Ennada.
She was able to attain this feat within 9 months of officially establishing the business, although; she had been working on the idea way before her Big Brother Naija days.
She has learned so many lessons on her entrepreneurship journey, and now, she has launched the ‘5 Million a Day’ initiative to share her knowledge with fellow entrepreneurs so that they too can learn how to grow their businesses into profitable entities.
Speaking on why this project is so important to her, Ifu says, “I understand perfectly how challenging it can be to run a financially viable business especially when you’re first starting out. However, I believe we are all lucky to be operating in the digital age, where at the click of a button, millions can learn about one’s brand and patronize. I’d like to share my knowledge about how I used digital media tools to my advantage to create a successful business, so I can help current and aspiring business owners.”
To learn more about 5 Million a Day, visit on Instagram: @5millionaday
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Edwin Elikem Amenyeawu, a young avid Ghanaian Entrepreneur who doubles as an Engineer, actor, and a media mogul whose strides are mostly felt in the arts and entertainment industry designs and constructs for the first time a Nightclub and Lounge on a river.
Yes! It is currently Ghana’s only club facility on Water! Elikem, a graduate of the University of Ghana and a proud old boy of St. Augsutine’s College, Cape Coast is one promisin earmarked for greatness.
Known for the popular hashtag #stayPriceless with his sight keenly set upon a career in the entertainment industry, He is currently CEO of Priceless Group Africa with Priceless Life Entertainment as a subsidiary; a full entertainment company on which young budding rapper Tulenkey is singed. Other Specializations include film, Tv productions, events, marketing, promotions, general entertainment, media consultation and above all Entertainment facility Construction Engineering.
Speaking to Mr. Amenyeawu, he says” It was a new challenge even though we have had other experiences locally and internationally we haven’t had anything to do with Construction on a water body, which has been an experience I would always be grateful for. Many of my workers couldn’t make it onto the project because they had aquaphobia but we still pulled through to meet our deadline.”
As a young hardworking and determined Entrepreneur , “Priceless” as he is affectionately called seeks to change the entertainment scenery by setting benchmarks across all aspects of the arts and entertainment space uto face off international standards. As experts in Entertainment Facility Engineering, it is his wish to collaborate with other organizations to make available platforms, auditoriums and entertainment centres to diversify entertainment in Ghana and beyond.
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China: Police Loot Church, Bury Bibles, Detain Members As Persecution Escalates
China's total Christian population is now thought to number anywhere between 25 million and 100 million people.
Chinese authorities have launched yet another brutal attack on Christianity, looting the donations box of a church, buying Bibles, and detaining the senior pastor before shuttering the building.
The raid, led by the deputy governor of Zhecheng county and involving armed SWAT and anti-riot police, took place at True Jesus Church in Anping town.
According to Bitter Winter, 60 vehicles, surrounded the church with the police blocking off all the intersections leading the building. Authorities claimed that the church was in contact with foreign countries and was thus engaging in illegal activity. They ordered an immediate shut down by any means possible.
Anticipating the raid, 60 church members attempted to prevent authorities from entering the building by overturning benches at the entrance. Despite their efforts, 100 plainclothes officers stormed into the building, immediately broke into the donations box, and demanded to know where the church funds were held.
"As soon as they entered the church, they smashed the donation box and pocketed the money, which totaled thousands of RMB," said one member of the congregation. "They also questioned us about where all of our church's money was kept."
Then, officials ordered the officers to remove all surveillance cameras located inside the building, before mercilessly beating members of the congregation. "Fifteen believers were beaten to the ground, moaning in pain," Bitter Winter noted.
One believer, who was in her sixties, was beaten so badly by the authorities that she suffered two cracked ribs. Another elderly church member who attempted to help her was also beaten. The outlet also reported that officers slapped the face of a paralyzed believer in her seventies and knocked several others unconscious for at least half an hour.
Before leaving, authorities buried Bibles, hymnbooks and Christian literature in a large pit outside the church.
In an attempt to "Sinicize" Christianity and infuse it with "Chinese characteristics," China has arrested hundreds of pastors and church congregants. Additionally, dozens of churches have been demolished, with officials claiming that curtain buildings must be torn down due to new zoning laws.
In late March, authorities shut down a 1,000-member house church in Beijing, changed the locks and demanded that members in attendance sign a letter stating that they will no longer attend the church.
Last year, authorities in Beijing also banned one of the city's largest house churches, Zion Church, claiming it had refused to register with the government and was thus illegal.
However, the church's pastor, Jin Mingri, said officials never asked his church to register with the government "No [government] department has asked me to register the church in the past 10 years," he said.
Because of these atrocities, China ranks as the 27th worst country in the world when it comes to Christian persecution, according to Open Doors USA's 2019 World Watch List.
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The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu on Sunday, April 21, 2019, joined congregants of the Christ the King Church in Accra in worship ahead of his 100th birthday celebration on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019.
The gesture got a lot of people on social media praising him for promoting unity among the various religious sects in the country.
The Chief Imam had also been joined by the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and fellow Muslims at the Central Mosque in Abossey Okai for Jummah prayers and a special thanksgiving prayer on Friday, 19th April, 2019.
The special thanksgiving prayer was to thank the Almighty Allah for the blessings He has bestowed on the National Chief Imam.
On Tuesday, April 23, a public lecture would be held to honour the Chief Imam, which would be delivered by Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, the United Nations General Secretary’s Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel.
He will speak on the theme “Advancement of modern Ghanaian society through peace, tolerance and development.” The special guest for the lecture is the Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
A number of national leaders, including some former Presidents, are also expected to attend.
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