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Breaking News: Former General Secretary of NPP Sir John dead
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Breaking News: Former General Secretary of NPP Sir John dead

Former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John, has passed away. Sir John as he is popularly called is reported to have died in Accra after a short illness. Before his death, Sir John was the Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission. He is reported to have died in Accra after a short illness. He died after testing positive for Covid-19 after spending several days on the ventilator. He succumbed to complications of the disease while undergoing treatment at the ICU of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. More Soon........
President Akufo-Addo presents Gh¢1 million to young entrepreneurs
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President Akufo-Addo presents Gh¢1 million to young entrepreneurs

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has presented GH¢1 million to twenty young entrepreneurs under Season Three of the Presidential Pitch, an initiative of the Ministry for Business Development.Addressing the programme on Wednesday, 1st July, 2020, President Akufo-Addo stated Government understands the importance of the initiative, because entrepreneurship is a vital component of economic growth and development, and has been globally embraced as an important driver of economic transformation.“That is why I am happy that, under Seasons One and Two of the Presidential Pitch, four hundred and sixty (460) direct and many more indirect jobs have been created with majority of these jobs in rural communities. In particular, I want to single out the Chief Executive Officer...
Arsenal move to seventh place with easy win over Norwich City
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Arsenal move to seventh place with easy win over Norwich City

A terrible error from goalkeeper Tim Krul gifted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang his 50th Premier League goal as Arsenal thumped Norwich City 4-0 at the Emirates on Wednesday, pushing the Canaries ever closer to relegation. Krul foolishly attempted to fake a long kick and dribble past the Gabon striker in the 33rd minute, but he nicked the ball off the keeper's foot and rolled it into the net to reach a half-century of goals in the English top flight. What did you miss? The latest from Europe's top leagues The Gunners scored a brilliant second four minutes later as David Luiz started an attack with a superb cross-field ball to Kieran Tierney. His pass found Aubameyang, who teed up Granit Xhaka to score with a sweet first-time shot. Norwich manager Daniel Farke made three changes...
Ashley Young and Sanchez scores as Inter Milan crush Brescia
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Ashley Young and Sanchez scores as Inter Milan crush Brescia

Ashley Young, Alexis Sanchez and Christian Eriksen all scored and set up goals as Inter Milan thrashed Brescia to remain third in Serie A. Young volleyed Inter ahead from a Sanchez cross and the Chilean scored a penalty after Victor Moses was fouled. Danilo D'Ambrosio headed home a cross from Ashley Young and Sanchez's free-kick was nodded in by Roberto Gagliardini. Eriksen scrambled home after Romelu Lukaku's shot was saved and then set up Antonio Candreva for Inter's sixth. Sanchez's loan deal from Manchester United was extended until the end of the season, the clubs announced earlier in the day. Antonio Conte's Inter remain third, eight points behind leaders Juventus, with Brescia dropping to bottom spot. Source- BBC 
Why it’s so difficult to lose weight: The hard truths
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Why it’s so difficult to lose weight: The hard truths

Why is it so hard to lose weight? It's a question many, if not most, people have asked themselves, probably on many occasions. Aside from the obvious -- food is delicious, exercise is hard and time is short -- there are many other factors that affect weight loss and that many people don't even know they fall victim to. Here are six that might be hindering your weight loss progress. You have a short-term attitude © Provided by CNET Instead of embarking on fad diet after fad diet, take a long-term approach to weight loss. Claudia Totir/Getty Images Everything on this list is somewhat of a hard truth, but this is often the hardest to accept (and change). If you approach weight loss with a short-term attitude, you may not make it anywhere except on the yo-yo diet ...
Stonebwoy: i made Black Cedi and Kelvyn Boy popular
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Stonebwoy: i made Black Cedi and Kelvyn Boy popular

Reggae/Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy says he made former protege Kelvyn Boy and ex-manager Blakk Cedi popular but they disrespected him, something he wouldn’t stand for. “You don’t disrespect the person that helped you to become famous. Who knew Kelvyn Boy or Blakk Cedi before I came into the picture. I used my popularity to make them popular. I introduced them to people and gave the platform that made them shine,” he told Nana Ama McBrown on United Showbiz on UTV last Saturday. According to Stonebwoy, there were so many people he could have helped but he decided to pick them and give them the shine. “I am that kind of person who always wants to help others and I did my best as an artiste who wants to help. “I was under Samini for a long time and I never disrespected him or w...
Nigel Gaisie Salutes Hushpuppi Over £350m Scam
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Nigel Gaisie Salutes Hushpuppi Over £350m Scam

The Founder & Leader of the Prophetic Hill Chapel, Prophet Nigel Gaisie, has surprisingly thrown his weight behind a Nigerian Instagram influencer, Raymond Abbas, known popularly as Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested in Dubai over allegations of fraud. In a viral video circulating on social media, the Ghanaian ‘man of God’ said the notorious internet scammer deserves ‘praise’ because it is not easy to be successful, not taking into account how the Nigeria influencer made his money. Hushpuppi, who posts photos of his life of luxury on private jets, was early June arrested by Dubai Police and Interpol amid claims of a £350million cyberscam.  According to investigators, he portrayed a billionaire lifestyle on social media in order to lure victims from ...
Naa Ashorkor, Nathaniel Attoh To Host EMY Awards
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Naa Ashorkor, Nathaniel Attoh To Host EMY Awards

The organizers of Exclusive Man of the Year (EMY) have nominated two of Ghana’s finest live show hosts, Naa Ashokor and Nathaniel Attoh, to host the fifth EMY Awards on July 4. Both personalities were selected as the official hosts for the highly-anticipated awards night due to their good track records and professional style of presentations when they are hosting events. Mr. Attoh, who is a versatile master of ceremony in Ghana, has successfully hosted and emceed many events with audience of varied backgrounds. Notable among them are President John Dramani Mahama, the late President Atta-Mills, former First Lady Naadu Mills and ex-President J.A. Kuffour among others. Actress and television personality, Naa Ashorkor, who has carved a niche for herself in the showbiz industry, has ...
IT expert in court for operating without license
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IT expert in court for operating without license

Kwame Adade, an information technology expert, on Wednesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for providing electronic communication service without license. Adade, aged 51, is alleged to have rented a place at Premier Towers within the Ministries enclave and installed various electronic communication equipment, which he used to route international calls through unapproved routes to Ghana. Additionally, Adade allegedly terminated calls illegally and transformed them into local calls with Vodafone numbers +23333026101180 and 0233302740040. Charged with providing electronic communication service without license, Adade pleaded not guilty. The Court, presided over by Mrs Hellen Ofei Ayeh, admitted Adade to bail in the sum of GHC50,000.00 with two sureties, one to be justified...
“Beyond the Return” steering committee expanded
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“Beyond the Return” steering committee expanded

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has expanded the National Steering Committee of the “Beyond the Return” to include three more members. The new members are: Mr Geddy Laryea, Media Majique and Research Systems, Mr Rabbi Kohain Nathanyah Halevi, Universal Pan-African Diaspora Coalition of Ghana, and Mrs Stella Appenteng, Governing Council Member and past President of Ghana Tourism Federation. A statement issued by the Ministry explained that the expansion was to bring on board additional subject matter experts to aid the Committee’s work.The Committee, inaugurated on May 27, was to kick start the 10-year project and serve as a follow up to the successful “Year of Return” Ghana 2019 Project. The project is to consolidate the gains made and grow Ghana’s tourism, showcase her...
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