Confusion as GhanaWeb.com shifts to GhanaWeb.live

January 16, 2024
Confusion as GhanaWeb.com shifts to GhanaWeb.live

GhanaWeb, the nation's leading news and information platform, is currently grappling with internal challenges that have left its user community bewildered and concerned.

The unfolding saga involves a sudden change in domain extension to .live (ghanaweb.live), a shift in leadership, and conflicting messages from key figures within the company.

Users have noticed the portal's unavailability for several days, sparking questions about the site's functionality.

Founder and CEO Robert Bellaart urged the community to adopt the new (.live) extension, raising eyebrows over the abrupt nature of this request.

The situation escalated when David Antwi unexpectedly introduced himself as the new CEO, advising users to disregard the (.live) extension and label it as “Rogue,” adding a layer of uncertainty to the unfolding narrative.

Contradictory messages from company leadership have fueled speculations of internal conflicts, intensified by the unavailability of key sections like “About” and “Contact” on the website, both displaying messages indicating construction.

Concerns about the site's operational stability deepen the mystery surrounding GhanaWeb's current state.

GhanaWeb, owned by a foreigner, holds a significant position in the hearts of its users. The unexpected developments have not only led to staff redundancies but also stirred a sense of urgency among the loyal community, seeking resolution for a seamless user experience and out of respect for the reputable company GhanaWeb has become over the years.

The company's leadership is now under scrutiny, with users demanding an explanation for the sudden changes, the introduction of (.live), the leadership transition, and the apparent construction status of key website sections.

Vice President of , , shed light on the situation, stating, “The legendary pioneering Ghanaian online media channel, Ghanaweb, is having a bit of a technical challenge.”

He provided insights into the platform's history, raising questions about strategic differences possibly impacting its current state.

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