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Day: July 29, 2020

EC to introduce digital queue management system
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EC to introduce digital queue management system

The Electoral Commission will on Wednesday, July 29, introduce a new digital technology to enhance compliance with social distancing rules. A statement said the new digital system would enable prospective applicants to book a slot in a priority queue from the comfort of their homes. It said the new technology would be available for use at some registration centres in Ayawaso West, Tema Metro, La Dadekotopon and Ga North in the Greater Accra Region. The statement explained that for an applicant to book a priority queue slot before visiting a local registration centre, the fellow would have to first dial *769# and then select option three, which is event management. “After that an applicant has to choose the option to “check in to event or venue”, enter your registration centre ...
GFA, Intercity STC seal partnership agreement for referees
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GFA, Intercity STC seal partnership agreement for referees

Ghana’s national carrier, Intercity STC Coaches Limited, has agreed to support referees in three flagship competitions of the Ghana Football Association (GFA). After accepting a GFA proposal for a symbiotic relationship, Intercity STC has offered a 50% reduction on all referee travels for the upcoming season. The agreement was reached on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, when Executives of the GFA, led by President Kurt E.S Okraku called on the management of the state-owned transport operator at their Headquarters in Accra. Executive Council member Nana Sarfo Oduro and Referees Manager Alex Kotey accompanied the President to the meeting with support for referees in the Premier League, National Division One League and the Women’s Premier League being top of the agenda. Intercity STC ...
Pres Akufo-Addo cuts sod for $223 million water supply project
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Pres Akufo-Addo cuts sod for $223 million water supply project

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 28th July 2020 cut the sod for the construction of the Tamale Water Supply Project, as part of his tour of the Northern Region. According to President Akufo-Addo, the Tamale Water Supply Project seeks to expand the supply capacity of the Tamale Metropolitan area, and also improve upon the flexibility of water supply, by building a new water supply system which will rely on the White Volta at Yapei, with a 29.7 million gallons per day capacity water treatment plant. “This will be, by far, the biggest water project in the five northern regions, and the second biggest in the history of our country,” he said. Explaining the rationale for the Project, the President stated that Tamale, like most parts of the countr...
Ayew earns Players’ Player of the 2019/20 Season
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Ayew earns Players’ Player of the 2019/20 Season

In the opening first-team award of the night, Jordan Ayew has been named Crystal Palace Players’ Player of the 2019/20 Season in the club’s End of Season Awards. Ayew, who has netted nine times across the campaign and featured in 38 games, earned recognition from his teammates as he scooped the accolade. He is also in contention to win Goal of the Season and Player of the Season from the fans. Captain Luka Milivojevic presented Ayew with his trophy at Selhurst Park, saying: "When you win Players’ Player of the Season, that has the biggest vote in my opinion.  "It’s something you deserve this season. I think you’ve been amazing, you deserve it, so congratulations and hope to repeat again next season - we need you!" Ayew then told Palace TV on the awards' broadcast sho...
Jordan Ayew’s goal against Westham voted Palace’s goal of the season
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Jordan Ayew’s goal against Westham voted Palace’s goal of the season

Jordan Ayew’s last-minute winner against West Ham United at Selhurst Park has been named Crystal Palace’s Goal of the Season for 2019/20. The Boxing Day strike came in the 90th-minute against the Hammers, securing Palace three points in emphatic fashion. It was Ayew’s second goal against West Ham across the campaign - with the frontman also netting after 87 minutes away in October. Jordan Ayew earned the Goal of the Season accolade as voted for by fans, and secured the trophy with a landslide victory; collecting 70.1% of the votes to beat Wilfried Zaha v Chelsea (H) and his own effort against Aston Villa at home by some distance. Palace captain Luka Milivojevic announced Ayew’s victory on Palace TV's awards show, saying: "I think Jordan’s goal against West Ham was one of the...
Maame Dokono Reveals She Dated David Dontoh For 15 Years
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Maame Dokono Reveals She Dated David Dontoh For 15 Years

Veteran Ghanaian actress Grace Omaboe, alias Maame Dokono has opened up about her relationship with colleague actor, David Dontoh, revealing they were together for 15 years. In an interview with TV XYZ, Maame Dokono gave a detailed account of the relationship which started in the 1990s while they were filming popular local drama series ‘Obra’ She started narrating: “What happened was at the time of Akan Drama, I was single, I was about forty years old. My first marriage had hit the rocks. I needed someone to protect me as a woman. Men were chasing me. When we go on tour in Kumasi, they stood on story-buildings to adore me. Women also liked me. “I thought here was Ghana Man [David Dontoh] he really likes me. When we started the series he couldn’t touch me. He was always shaking wh...
Social media giants remove viral video with false coronavirus claims that Trump retweeted
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Social media giants remove viral video with false coronavirus claims that Trump retweeted

A video featuring a group of doctors making false and dubious claims related to the coronavirus was removed by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube after going viral online Monday. The video, published by the right-wing media outlet Breitbart News, featured a group of people wearing white lab coats calling themselves "America's Frontline Doctors" staging a press conference in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. President Trump shared multiple versions of the video with his 84 million Twitter followers Monday night despite the dubious claims running counter to his administration's own public health experts. Spokespersons for the White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. During the press conference, a speaker who identifies herself as a doctor makes a ...
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