Cobby Sackitey

Cobby Sackitey

Wee Teacher In Police Detention over sale of weed in commercial quantities

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Social Media sensation, Wee Teacher has been arrested by the police for selling weed in public.

In an interview with host DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa, his manager Focus confirmed the arrest by the Koforidua police.

He narrated that, Wee Teacher insisted on getting down from the car on their way to Accra after a show in Koforidua.

He said, he later found out his artiste was going to sell canabis in large quantities and all efforts trying to stop him proved futile and resulted in he being arrested by the police.

"We were all preparing to return back to Accra after a show in Koforidua. All of a sudden, Teacher said he needed to do something urgently in town before he lives so I should take the lead to Accra and he'll join me later, I didn't like the idea but I can't stop him because he's not a child however I told him to be careful.

Just before I got to Accra, I had a call that Wee Teacher has been arrested and detain for selling wee in commercial quantities. I didn't know what to say or do because I had advised him to quit doing that or do it in private since wee is illegal in the country." He said.

Focus noted that, attempts to get some influential people to get him released proved futile.

He added, Wee Teacher was later arranged before court and was granted bail on the condition that, he will bring five people - three relatives and two natives from Koforidua and also a huge sum of money before he will be granted bail.
Focus pointed out that, Wee Teacher unfortunately couldn't meet the demands of the court and was then sent to remand.

"When I got to the Koforidua police station, the CID told me that, Teacher has been arraigned for court and granted bail on the condition that, he will bring 5 people - his mother, father and sister and 2 natives from Koforidua and a huge sum of money before he can be granted bail. The condition was so huge that we couldn't meet the court's demand and the CID said, Teacher has been sent to the prison yard. So for now, he is on remand." Focus said.


He furthered that, they are doing everything they can to get him out of prison.

Focus is calling on all fans and loved ones of Wee Teacher to come to his aid to get him out of prison.

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Covid-19: La Bianca Sets up compulsory safety measures for all customers

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Industries in Ghana have reinforced safety measures towards the prevention of the novel coronavirus.

This is in conformity with World Health Organisation (WHO) directives as well as Ghana's domestic strategy to curtail the pandemic.

Cold Store giant La Bianca company limited is no exception. The company has setup a compulsory precautionary measures for all customers towards the prevention of Coronavirus.

A visit to the cold store company by SVTV Africa on Wednesday saw a dramatic adjustments of frontline operations as the company have introduced measures to protect staff and patrons.

Some of the safety measures include provision of alcoholic sanitizers at the frontage for people to use before entering, provision of gloves and masks for staff and public education posters placed at vantage points.

Finance and Administrative Manager, Mr. Dennis Owusu Oteng, who took the team around, assured the public that, the safety and comfort of the customers is a priority, “we will ensure that in spite of COVID-19, our environment is safe for all to use our service."

"We have also rolled-out measures in conformity with Presidential Directives to prevent the spread of the virus, as most frontline and other staffs have been trained and equipped to understand what COVID-19 is all about”.

He pointed out that, Amidst the crisis and economic recession, COVID-19 is not having a major impact on their business as customers continue to patronize their items and services.

 

 

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Tema Mayor to construct ultramodern social theater in Tema

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Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, Hon. Felix Mensah Nii Anang-La has opened up on the much talked about ultramodern Theatre in Tema.

The Tema Mayor says the theatre will form part of his commitment to boost the potential of the creative arts industry in Tema.

He made this known in an interview with host DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa. Hon. Anang-La noted that the Assembly is working assiduously in putting up an ultramodern theatre for the people of Tema.

"We are committed to developing Tema. Tema has lots of talents including footballers, musicians and actors. So in helping the youth, we plan to construct an ultramodern social theatre at Mante Din park at Site 15 . I know the community is going to like the theatre when it's done."

Hon. Anang-La added that, even though some locals have raised objections against the construction of the theatre, he said, majority of the youth are in support of the project.

"Since we came out to build a theatre in Tema, some youths are not in support of it which I believe it's politically motivated but majority of the people have agreed so we'll go ahead and do the good work for the people of Tema and make sure we provide them with a social theatre and I know it will benefit everybody. He said.

Touching on his relationship with Tema East MP, Hon. Titus Nii Glover, who in turn is also not in support of the theatre project, the Mayor said, they've been brothers for over two decades, regardless of their disagreements, they will still be brothers.

Hon. Anang-La Pointed out that, the contract has been awarded to Canal Olympia, also known as Bollore Africa logistics. A French company which operates in Ghana.

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Meet the Ghanaian woman who has been driving taxi in the UK since 1987

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A Ghanaian woman who has been living in the UK for some years now has shared her experience living abroad.

Patricia Poku Amankwah affectionately called ‘Abrokyire Hemaa’ is a Ghanaian female taxi driver who finds her spot in a male-dominated industry.

In an interview with DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa, Patricia, 53, born and bred in London-UK was a hairstylist but later decided it was about time a female took the wheel.

Patricia has been driving all over London and Amsterdam to Germany for over a decade now. According to her, even though she got her driving license in 1987 she didn’t start the taxi job until early 2000.

She said, her passion for driving is what motivated her to drive taxi. Patricia pointed out that, she wanted to be a black cap driver after hairdressing and also be a self-employed woman.

Over the years she has been driving, Patricia says she attracts a lot of stares.

“I sort of understand, I am a woman in a very male dominated profession and probably they see it as a no go zone area. I know it’s not common. Sometimes I get people who look at my dressing and ask, are you sure you are the taxi driver and I say, yes I am. Anyways we got drivers with different level.” She said smiling.

But, stares and nay sayers didn’t hold her back, and now she has many clients, including celebrity and prominent people in society.

Speaking on requirements to be a taxi driver in London, Patricia said, one has to be fluent in English and be able to communicate well with people.

“To be a taxi driver in London, you have to be educated, you have to be fluent in English, if you can’t communicate with people, then you cannot be a taxi driver.” She said.

Patricia added that, she is very proud of her job and will never feel shy in doing it.

“Every work is work, as long as you’re making money out of it then its work.

Driving is my passion; I pick people all over at the airport including my friends, so there is nothing embarrassing in being a taxi driver and am even proud of it and I’m really enjoying it. So I am not shy of doing it. I’m proud of it and I still do it up till date.” Abrokyire Hemaa added.

Speaking about how it is to run both the taxi business and settle family,
the mother of three said, all her children are in the UK. She indicated that she had to travel back and forth every time.

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