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Central Regional House of Chiefs rallies support for Prof Opoku-Agyemang
Politics

Central Regional House of Chiefs rallies support for Prof Opoku-Agyemang

The Central Regional House of Chiefs has rallied the support of Ghanaians for Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) running mate to succeed in her new political role. The House described her nomination as unprecedented and an affirmation of her enormous academic prowess and exemplary traits as a transformational leader. "Her life achievements and successes as the first female Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, and a Minister of Education speak volumes of her exemplary capabilities to perform with excellence as the first female Vice President of the Republic of Ghana," the House said. Obrempong Nyanful Krampah XI, the Paramount Chief of Gomoa Ajumako Traditional Area and the President of the Regional House of Chiefs made the call...
Accident and salvaged cars to be banned in Ghana from Nov 1, 2020
Business

Accident and salvaged cars to be banned in Ghana from Nov 1, 2020

The law banning the importation of salvaged vehicles into Ghana comes into effect  on November 1, 2020. Shipping agents, importers and freight forwarders have therefore been advised to properly counsel their clients on importing such cars to Ghana and its consequences. Parliament, in March, passed the Customs (Amendment) Bill, 2020 an amendment of the existing Customs Act, 2015 (Act 891). The amendment banned the importation of accident and salvaged motor vehicles comprising of wrecked, destroyed and those physically damaged by collision, fire, water or other occurrences into the country. Mr Aweya Julius Kantum, Assistant Commissioner of Customs in charge of Policy and Programmes, Customs Division, Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), who gave the advice, said agents were the main sou...
Beyoncé’s celebratory visual album ‘Black Is King’ drops on Disney+
Entertainment

Beyoncé’s celebratory visual album ‘Black Is King’ drops on Disney+

(CNN)The moment Beyoncé fans have been waiting for is finally here: The 24-time Grammy Award-winning queen of pop has released her hotly anticipated visual album "Black Is King", inspired by "The Lion King," on Disney+. The album, based on the singer's soundtrack album "The Lion King: The Gift" for the 2019 remake of the Disney film, reimagines the lessons from the movie for "today's young kings and queens in search of their own crowns," Disney+ said in a release, and is a "celebratory memoir for the world on the black experience." The vibrant cinematographic album was produced over the course of a year and features a diverse cast and crew hailing from multiple locations where it was shot, including New York, Los Angeles, South Africa, West Africa, London and Belgium. T...
Arsenal wins English F.A Cup record 14 times
Sports

Arsenal wins English F.A Cup record 14 times

Mikel Arteta is the first man to win the trophy as a captain and manager with the north London club, who picked up their 14th win in the competition Mikel Arteta was left celebrating a unique feat on Saturday as he capped his debut season in charge of Arsenal by leading the Gunners to victory in the FA Cup.  The former Arsenal captain was appointed as Unai Emery's replacement on the bench in December 2019, with the club languishing in mid-table following a disappointing start to the Premier League season.  But while results have picked up under Pep Guardiola's former number two at Manchester City, a late dip consigned the Gunners to eighth place, finishing outside of European qualification.  Arsenal therefore needed victory at Wembley to seal a spot in the 2020-...
Mother arrested for allegedly killing her two children
News

Mother arrested for allegedly killing her two children

A mother has been arrested by the Tema Regional Police Command for alleged having a hand in the death of her two young children at Tema Manhean in the Greater Accra Region. The mother of the children, Abigail Agbubia, aged 28 years, was arrested and detained by the Police to help  unravel circumstances leading to the death of the children. According to Chief Inspector Dede Dzakpasu, Tema Regional Police Acting Public Relations Officer, the Tema regional Criminal Investigation Department (CID) had information that two children had been found dead at Tema Manhean at about 1730 hours on July 30, 2020. Chief Inspector Dzakpasu added that crime scene team officers and investigators found the motionless bodies of a boy and a girl aged two years and eight months respectively, in a woode...
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