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British Marque MG Launches 5 New Models in Ghana
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British Marque MG Launches 5 New Models in Ghana

Morris Garages (MG) has announced a re-launch into the Ghanaian auto market with the introduction of 5 new exquisitely designed and aesthetically alluring vehicles to give Ghanaians a superior range of vehicles. The British-born automotive brand has been revived globally by SAIC motor, the world’s 7th largest car manufacturer to extend the brand, one of the most iconic in the world, to several countries globally. With a rich heritage filled with iconic models, awards and achievements dating back to 1924, MG is best known for its two-seat open-top sports cars, as well as its saloons and coupes. MG exclusively marketed and distributed in Ghana by MG Auto Trading Ghana Limited offers a combination of style, performance and distinctiveness powered by superior after-sales services...
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Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward’s release clause remains valid, says La Liga

The 700m euros (£624m) release clause in Lionel Messi's Barcelona contract is still valid, La Liga has said. Messi, 33, informed the club on Tuesday that he wished to leave and did not attend a pre-season medical on Sunday. The Argentina forward plans to invoke a clause that would allow him to depart the club for free but Barcelona argue the deadline for that has expired. Spain's top-flight competition La Liga now says it will not de-register the player unless the clause is met. "In compliance with the applicable rule, La Liga will not approve a request to be de-registered as a player with the Spanish football federation, unless the amount in the release clause has been paid," the body said in a statement. Messi was due at Barcelona's training ground at 10.15am lo...
NPP-USA Women’s Organizer commends Government for reducing hardships on Ghanaians
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NPP-USA Women’s Organizer commends Government for reducing hardships on Ghanaians

Mrs Barbara Boafo, NPP-USA Women's Organizer, has stated that President Akufo-Addo and his team of experts have through prudent and competent management of the Ghanaian economy reduced the hardships on the citizens emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic through the implementation of reliefs and stimulus packages. The NPP-USA organizer commended the Government for the swift measures put in place to reduce the burden on the average Ghanaian through the provision of free water, since the intervention would give Ghanaians access to an uninterrupted supply of water as regular hand washing was one of the safety measures against the virus. Mrs Boafo noted that the protocols which included regular hand washing with soap under running water, using alcohol-based hand sanitizers, avoiding hand sh...
Youth Resource Centre phase I almost ready
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Youth Resource Centre phase I almost ready

Construction works on the Wa Youth Resource Centre is expected to be ready for commissioning by President Nana Akufo Addo by end of September 2020.      The phase one of the project was expected to have been completed by May 2020, but delayed due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic in March this year.      Mr Nelson Owusu Ansah, a Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in charge of Operations and Programmes for the National Youth Authority (NYA), gave the assurance about the completion of the project after an inspection tour of the multipurpose edifice.      According to him, the Youth Resource Centre facility was about 95 per cent complete and expressed confidence that it would be fully completed by the end of next month for it to...
Huawei launch Huawei Y6p
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Huawei launch Huawei Y6p

Huawei has recently launched the HUAWEI Y6p and one would find it hard to believe that it’s a budget phone. The phone which comes in Phantom Purple, Emerald Green and Midnight Black, does not only have a triple rear camera, but one of its most attractive features is its sizable 5000mAh battery within its sleek size. With HUAWEI Y6p’s powerful battery, you won’t have to worry about charging your phone frequently. A massive battery upgrade to 5000mAh. You essentially have your phone on you every day, but will your smartphone’s battery life suffice? Battery life is an important consideration for smartphone users as nowadays we tend to heavily depend on our smartphones for so many tasks. The new HUAWEI Y6p is the model with the biggest battery capacity within the HUAWEI Y Series. ...
WAEC releases time table for BECE
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WAEC releases time table for BECE

The Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) would begin on Monday, September 14, 2020, and end on Friday, September 18, 2020, in all the Registration Centers across the country for all Junior High School (JHS) final year students. The candidates will write the English Language, and Religious and Moral Education (RME) on Monday, Integrated Science, and Basic Design and Technology (BDT) on Tuesday. Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and French will be written on Wednesday with Mathematics, Ghanaian Language and Culture on Thursday and Social Studies on Friday. According to the Time Table issued to Headteachers and copied to the Ghana News Agency, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that visually and hearing-impaired candidates should be al...
Bisa Kdei unleashes visuals for “NeTwerk” featuring Medikal
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Bisa Kdei unleashes visuals for “NeTwerk” featuring Medikal

Ghanaian Highlife musician Bisa Kdei has released the highly anticipated music video featuring the multiple award-winning rapper, Medikal. The song which has enjoyed so much social media buzz over the past weeks would certainly thrill music loving fans. The new single between the duo talks about the good side of life, where all you have to do is have fun and don’t allow no negativity to ruin your life. The video directed by Yaw Skyface features some fascinating dance moves from the "Dancegod" and other great female dancers. The new song is part of Bisa Kdei's upcoming fourth studio album which features top international artistes set to be released later in the year. The Bisa Kdei and Medikal had in the past composed tracks including "Distant Relationship" and "For You" whic...
VGMA 21: Kofi Kinaata wins songwriter of the Year
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VGMA 21: Kofi Kinaata wins songwriter of the Year

The first night of the 21st Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA) did produce some thrills with some stunning performances and numerous artistes bagging awards. The pick of the night was when music sensation Kofi Kinaata was adjudged Best SongWriter of Year. Other contenders for the Best Songwriter of the Year included King Promise (Bra), Akwaboah (Sanbra), Diana Hamilton (W’asem), Lamisi (Oh Me by), Epixode (Wahala Dey) but Kofi Kinaata's "Things Fall Apart" won the category. Nana Yaw Boakye popular known as "MOG Music" grabbed two awards on the first night of the awards which includes the Best Male Vocalist of the Year and Best Producer of the Year. Celestine Donkor on other hand won the Best Female Vocalist while Nigeria's  Burna Boy won the African Artiste of the Year for the ...
Bernard Mensah hit top job at Bank of America.
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Bernard Mensah hit top job at Bank of America.

Ghanaian born economist Bernard Mensah has been appointed president ofInternational for Bank of America, and is also a member of the company’sexecutive management team. He is also chief executive officer of MerrillLynch International (MLI), Bank of America’s largest international subsidiary; head of the BANA London branch; and a member of Bank of America’s Management Committee. Bernard Mensah was on the high table in July when the USA Secretary of State Mike Pompeo concluded discussions mostly centred on post-Covid economy effort. Also in the meeting was the UK Minister Dominic Raab and other high ranking officials of the UK and the US governments. The discussion also centered on  secure 5G telecommunications, and continuing negotiations on a U.S.-UK free trade agreement. Until his ...
“Let’s engage every single voter to secure victory- Asenso Boakye to Bantama campaign team
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“Let’s engage every single voter to secure victory- Asenso Boakye to Bantama campaign team

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Friday, August 28, 2020 inaugurated its campaign team in the Bantama constituency, Ashanti region to lead its agenda aimed at maximizing votes in the December 7 general election. The party says it is aiming at garnering a whopping 95% of popular votes in the constituency to ensure that the party wins the presidential election. The Campaign team, which is co-chaired by the Parliamentary candidate and Constituency Chairman has the objective of ensuring that the party wins the presidential election and retain Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in office. Speaking at the event, the NPP parliamentary candidate for the Bantama constituency, Francis Asenso-Boakye, who is also a deputy Chief of Staff to President Akufo-Addo appealed to members of the cam...
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