The family announced the death of Auntie Muni, a well-known vendor of Waakye, a Ghanaian speciality prepared from rice and beans and frequently served with vegetable sauce and other accompaniments.

As per the news published on After a brief illness, Auntie Muni passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in Accra.

Speaking to Asaase Radio, Auntie Muni’s son who confirmed his mother’s death Arafat said she will be buried in Tamale today”

“Mummy was sick, she was complaining of pain, so we took her to the SNNIT Hospital…., there were complications, so she asked that they discharge her.”

“When they discharged her, after two days, we realised she was still not feeling well. So we rushed her to the University of Ghana Medical Centre for medical attention and this morning at 3am she passed away,” Arafat said.

Recently, the late Auntie Muni Waakye lamented the state of the economy and how it had affected her company. She discussed how it had been easy for her to pay her kids' tuition through Ashesi University in the past and how it would now be difficult for her. The fact that she sold waakye for so much money amazed a lot of people.

The well-known Waakye Joint CEO in Accra spoke candidly about how the present financial struggles have affected her and her company.

She recalled a period in the past when she had no trouble paying her kids' tuition. She revealed that although she used to pay her school tuition in dollars, it would be difficult for her to do so now.

“Previously, things were good, but currently not anymore. Items and products on the market are very expensive now, but honestly, it was good in the past,” Auntie Muni shared as quoted by

She highlighted how economic hardships have made it increasingly tough for people to provide and cater to their families.

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