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President Buhari’s daughter ties the knot
Entertainment

President Buhari’s daughter ties the knot

Daughter of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, has tied the knot with his long times boyfriend in stunning wedding ceremony. Official photos from the lavish wedding ceremony have surfaced online. The first lady, Aisha Buhari shared the stunning wedding photos of her daughter, Hanan who is getting married to her fiance, Turad Sha’aban, in the presidential villa, Abuja, today September 4.
KiDi teams up With Teddy Riley
Entertainment

KiDi teams up With Teddy Riley

Ghanaian highlife and afrobeats singer Dennis Nana Dwamena, aka KiDi, has collaborated with a renowned American music producer, Teddy Riley, to release a remix version of his hit song, Say Cheese. This comes after the Grammy award-winning producer expressed interest in working with the Ghanaian artiste in April. The song, which is just one of many enthralling ones on KiDi’s upcoming album, was released on Tuesday, September 1, on Lynx Entertainment’s YouTube channel. The song is yet to enjoy airplay; and it is the artiste’s belief that soon the song will be a hit in Ghana and beyond. As fans are patiently waiting to hear the song, it is expected to keep the two relevant in the music industries of both countries. It is the first t...
Trolls Over ‘Fake’ UN Kofi Annan Award Intensify As Alleged Statement From Organiser Pops Up
Entertainment

Trolls Over ‘Fake’ UN Kofi Annan Award Intensify As Alleged Statement From Organiser Pops Up

There seems to be no end in sight for the social media trolling of the awardees of the fake ‘United Nations and Kofi Annan collaborative awards’ following a twist in the bizarre affair.A statement that has been shared many times by social media users and said to be coming from the mastermind of the alleged fake awards scheme, ‘Ambassador Dr Kwame Owusu Fordjour’, has popped up; intensifying the social media trolls.GhanaWeb cannot independently verify the authenticity of the statement – which has been published below – however, the said statement flouts grammatical rules of concord, comprehension, among others.A section of the statement that is trending on social media reads: “Our credibility has impact on the lives of people. Many of our team members have become victims of the public insu...
Patrick Twumasi signs three-year deal with Hannover 96
Sports

Patrick Twumasi signs three-year deal with Hannover 96

Ghanaian forward, Patrick Twumasi, has signed a three-year deal with Germany Bundelisga 2 side Hannover 96. Twumasi, a 26-year-old player, joined the German side from Spanish La Liga outfit Deportivo Alaves. Speaking to the club’s official website after his signing, Twumasi described his move to Germany as a dream come true and said he was ready to help the club return to the top flight. “I'm really happy to be here. I've always dreamt of playing in Germany and I'm happy to be part of Hannover 96 now,” Twumasi said. “With Patrick Twumasi we get a very variable offensive player. He can play on both wing positions, but also as a central striker,” Zuber noted. “Patrick is fast, technically adept and has always had excellent scorer scores in his previous positions,” he added. ...
Original Africa Cup of Nations trophy ‘missing’ in Egypt
Sports

Original Africa Cup of Nations trophy ‘missing’ in Egypt

An investigation has been launched by the Egyptian FA (EFA) after it found that several trophies have disappeared from its headquarters in Cairo, with an original African Cup of Nations reportedly among them. Egypt received the prize after winning the 2010 edition of the tournament, so winning that particular incarnation of the trophy for a third time. The trophy, whose style was first used in 2002 after Cameroon received the previous cup after winning that for a third time in 2000, was awarded after Egyptian triumphs in 2006, 2008 and 2010. On Friday, the EFA said it had opened an investigation into the loss of various trophies. A former EFA vice-president has claimed that the 2010 trophy is amongst the missing haul. "The EFA was surprised to find that the AFCON trophy was...
US Open 2020: Serena Williams in all-American battle against Sloane Stephens
Sports

US Open 2020: Serena Williams in all-American battle against Sloane Stephens

Serena Williams could be set for her stiffest challenge so far at this year's US Open when she faces fellow American and 2017 champion Sloane Stephens for a place in the last 16. The pair have played each other six times, with 38-year-old Serena Williams coming out on top on five occasions, including at the 2013 US Open, which she won. However, this is their first meeting since the 2015 French Open. "She's a great competitor," said the 23-time Grand Slam singles winner. "You can't win a Slam and not be really, really, really, really good." Third seed Williams, seeking to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, added: "It's always going to be intense. Always going to be, you know, who I am on the court, so that's the only thing I can do. "And the on...
Western Togoland billboard pulled down
News

Western Togoland billboard pulled down

The strange spectacle of billboard suspected to have been mounted by the Volta Separatists group, Western Togoland have been pulled down by the Somanya Divisional police command. The billboard which was mounted at Akorley near Somanya had the inscription, "Welcome to Western Togoland" on one side when heading towards Somanya from Accra and "You are leaving Western Togoland" when heading to Accra. Confirming in a telephone interview, the Somanya Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Isaac Ostin said no arrest had been made. However, he said a 24-hour surveillance have been mounted by the police to bring the perpetrators to book. He urged the public not to provide all important information to the police for the arrest of the perpetrators. One Samuel, a resi...
55 year-old mechanic apprentice convicted for stealing a motorbike
News

55 year-old mechanic apprentice convicted for stealing a motorbike

The Enchi District Magistrate court has fined a 55 year-old mechanic apprentice GH¢1,200.00 for stealing a Boxer motorbike at Morcherkrom, valued GH¢3,400.00. Abubakar Sadick, who is also a farmer was convicted on his own plea. He would serve 12 months imprisonment in hard labour in default. The court presided over by Mr Eric Baah Boateng ordered Sadick to sign a bond to be of good behavior for 12 months or in default nine months imprisonment in hard labour. Prosecuting, Police Detective Inspector, Joseph Kwadwo Aygare, told the court that the complainant, Isaac Mensah is a mason and a resident of Enchi while the convict works with his master Musah Adamu at Morcherkrom both in Aowin Municipality. He said on Friday August 14, 2020, while the convict and Adamu were in their s...
Roads Minister breaks ground for construction of Wli Todzi, Gbledi Chebi roads
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Roads Minister breaks ground for construction of Wli Todzi, Gbledi Chebi roads

Mr. Kwasi Amoako-Atta, Minister of Roads and Highways, has broken the ground for the construction of some 19-kilometre roads in the Hohoe Municipality. They are the ten-kilometre Fodom-Ahor to Wli Todzi network funded by the Government of Ghana and a nine-kilometre COCOBOD funded Fodome Ahor to Gbledi Chebi roads. Mr. Amoako-Atta, addressing a durbar of chiefs and people from the beneficiary communities, said it was sad to note that a community still existed without a road network in the country. “It is unbelievable that in our country in this day and age, there is a whole town and a well-developed community still not accessible by road network,” he said. He said the roads, especially the Fodome Ahor to Wli Todzi was a special one, since the people of the community had been pe...
Professor Opoku-Agyemang unhappy with abandonment of NDC projects
Politics

Professor Opoku-Agyemang unhappy with abandonment of NDC projects

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang has described as financial loss to the state, abandoned projects across the country. According to Professor Opoku-Agyemang, the situation where projects undertaken by the erstwhile NDC administration were left  to rot was unacceptable. "We have seen these structures over grown by weeds and shrubs as well as iron rods that have disappeared. We definitely have to return to this project, in which case we have to conduct a re-valuation and spend more money and all of this cannot be helpful to us as a nation." A statement released on Friday to journalists said , when she made a stop over at the abandoned Day Senior High School project site at Asempaneye of the Juaboso Constituency...
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