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General News of Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Source: The Herald

Kufour's Stolen Kisses Revealed

A Japanese proverb says that, a picture communicates better what a thousand words can’t.
The Herald chanced upon pictures of Ex-President Kufuor, stealing little kisses with ladies in the full glare of the public.
The latest display of such conduct took place when he celebrated his 72nd birthday at his Airport West residence in Accra, last week Wednesday.
In a rather dramatic fashion when visitors were going round and shaking hands to congratulate the ex-President, Gifty Anti, a journalist and presenter of GTV, when it got to her turn, dramatically got a kiss from the former president who sat akin to the character Don Vito Corleone; the head of the Corleone crime family, the most powerful Mafia family in the New York City area in the 1972 film, The Godfather.
News One newspaper from the Western Publications, publishers of the Daily Guide Newspaper, wrote: “The applause got louder when Gifty and the ex-President exchanged a few whispers as they remained in the same interesting pose.
After all, it is also said that kissing is like drinking salted water: You drink and your thirst increases”.
Gifty Anti has on many occasions spotted clothes and dangling ear rings depicting New Patriotic Party (NPP) colours on national television, casting news during Kufuor’s reign to the chagrin of supporters of the other political parties, including workers of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC).
During the Kufuor era, so powerful was she that she was silently referred to as the “GTV Empress.” She had a dose of resentment against her during the swearing-in of President Mills at the Independence Square in Accra, when she was hooted at by some supporters of the ruling NDC, while doing live telecast.
An unconfirmed report has it that there was an embarrassing scene almost leading to scuffle between her and a certain lady minister in far away in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, African Union Summit when the lady broadcaster refused to accept the accommodation arrangements made for her outside the hotel and insisted on staying next door to the then president.
Not too long ago, there were media reports about the former President having an affair with this same lady, to the extent that they were having twins; she denied this allegation on Adom FM in an interview with Abeiku Aggrey Santana.
She was once captured in the defunct Weekend World Newspapers saying that she is childless.
Ms. Anti, who has yet another story of her and an NDC MP who died of heart attack, was recently caught mobilizing supporters for Amina Mohammed alias “Amina Mass Rape” of the fabricated mass rape bus story.
Ex-President Kufuor has yet another photograph in a similar pose.
It was taken during the Glo- CAF African Footballer of the Year Awards in Ghana in 2006, when the Ex- President, to the surprise of many, decided to kiss the female presenter when she was going for a hug.
He grabbed and pulled her body to his just to draw the passionate kiss.