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Karim Zito name Danlad, Bannieh and others for WAFU B Cup of Nations
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Karim Zito name Danlad, Bannieh and others for WAFU B Cup of Nations

Black Satellites Head Coach Abdul Karim Zito has named a 27-man squad for the 2020 WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations in Benin. The Ghana Coach assessed over 150 players before settling on this squad. Teams have been given a special dispensation to name more than 21 players for the tournament due to the Corona virus pandemic. Accra Hearts of Oak forward Afriyie Bannieh, Legon Cities winger Mathew Anim Cudjoe and Abdul Mugeese Zakaria of Eleven Wonders are some of the top players in the squad. The tournament will kick off on Saturday, December 5, 2020 in Benin. The Satellites will not play a part in the first round of games as a result of the number of teams in Group B. Ghana are paired in Group B with rivals Nigeria and neighbours Cote D’Ivoire. The top two teams from this tour...
Great Olympics, Ebusua Dwarfs game postponed
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Great Olympics, Ebusua Dwarfs game postponed

The Ghana Football Association (GFA), wishes to announce that the Match Day Four fixture between Accra Great Olympics and Mysterious Ebusua Dwarfs has been postponed indefinitely. The game, originally slated for the Accra sports stadium on Sunday, December 6, 2020 has been called off. This is due to the rescheduling of the CAF Champions League game between Asante Kotoko and FC Nouadhibou. A new date would be communicated in due course.  All stakeholders are to take note and act accordingly.
CookClean Ghana introduces cookstove to Kpobikope Community
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CookClean Ghana introduces cookstove to Kpobikope Community

CookClean Ghana and Spark Grills USA have introduced the use of cookstoves to the chiefs and people of Kpobikope Community of about 2000 inhabitants in the Ga West Municipality to enhance their health.    The production of the cookstoves was under a project dubbed: “Stove Village Project” to help minimise the impact of smoke on needy families who used solid fuels for cooking and save them from heart diseases, especially among women and children.    Mr Nicholas Manu, the Chief Executive Officer of CookClean, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, said about three billion people worldwide still relied on solid fuels like wood, charcoal, coal, dung and crop wastes in rudimentary stoves or open fires for cooking, lighting and heating.    “This way of cooking with ineffici...
5,992 security personnel deployed in Eastern Region
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5,992 security personnel deployed in Eastern Region

About 5,992 security personnel have been deployed across the 33 constituencies in the Eastern Region ahead of Monday’s polls.    The personnel are to ensure security and safety of the more than 1,634,166 eligible voters in the region, ahead of tomorrow's elections.    They are made up of over 3,000 men and officers from the Ghana Police Service and the rest from the combined security agencies, including the Immigration, Fire, Customs and the Prisons Service.    Police Sergeant Francis Gomado, Deputy Regional Public Affairs Officer of the Police, who briefed the GNA, said over 8,091 flash points, were identified in the region and adequate measures had been put in place to avoid any violence.    Meanwhile, the Eastern Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), M...
Protect rights of PWDs – Henry Djaba Foundation
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Protect rights of PWDs – Henry Djaba Foundation

The Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation has celebrated the 2020 International Day for Persons with Disability (PWDs) with a call on state and non-state actors to recognise and respect the rights of PWDs.    This year’s celebration was on the theme: “Building Back Better: Towards a Disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World.”  Ghana joined the rest of the world to mark the Day on Dec 3, set aside by the United Nations to raise global awareness on disability issues.    The Day also calls for commitments by nations to address development concerns of PWDs.    Madam Otiko Afisah Djaba, the Executive Director of Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation, told the Ghana News Agency that the Foundation recognised and appreciated the abilities and challenges of persons ...
Muslim youth cautioned against electoral violence
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Muslim youth cautioned against electoral violence

Alhaji Alfa Anas Hamidu, the Volta Regional Chief Imam, has called on the Muslim youth to desist from acts of electoral violence before, during and after Monday's Presidential and Parliamentary elections. He said “without peace we cannot develop” therefore every citizen must endeavour to do what was needful in sustaining the peace and stability of the country. Alhaji Anas Hamidu made the call during a meeting with Muslim youth within the Ho Municipality aimed to sensitise them on the need to promote peace in the December general elections. The Regional Chief Imam said no leader would support the youth if they engaged in acts that could plunge the country into chaos. He said the Muslim community in the Volta region were peace loving people and would, therefore, not do anyth...
CAFCL: Asante Kotoko awarded walk over
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CAFCL: Asante Kotoko awarded walk over

Asante Kotoko has been declared 2-0 winners over FC Nouadhibou after the refused to turn up for the game at the Accra Sports Stadium. The second leg of the CAF Champions League game between the two was supposed to come on on Saturday but was rescheduled for Sunday after two players from the Mauritanian side tested positive for Coronavirus. However, another test this morning revealed that the same players had the virus but the officials of the club were unwilling to get the two players out of the team forcing match officials to cancel the game for the second time in two days. The match officials walked Kotoko unto the field after Nouadhibou insistence not to play and awarded the Porcupines Warriors 2-0 winners.  This means Kotoko have qualified to the next round of the comp...
Let’s God Touch Your Heart and Vote Massively for President Akufo-Addo on December 7th
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Let’s God Touch Your Heart and Vote Massively for President Akufo-Addo on December 7th

Monday, 7th December 2020 is a major and important decision time to determine the destiny and forward march of Ghana. It is about the choice of Free SHS against the choice of Mortuary. It is about the choice of Planting for Food and Jobs, 1 District 1 Factory against the choice of Okada. It is about the choice of Free Water, Free Electricity against the choice of Dumsor. It is about the choice of competent leadership of President Akufo-Addo against the incompetent leadership of John Dramani Mahama. We cannot go back to the era of John Mahama where payment of judgement debts was the avenue for creating, looting and sharing Ghana's monies among NDC babies with sharp teeth. Mahama's era where the Clergy were under constant attacks. Mahama's era where businesses collapsed as a result of of...
Ejura hene endorses 4 More 4 Nana and NPP
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Ejura hene endorses 4 More 4 Nana and NPP

Barima Osei Hwedie ll, Chief of Ejura in the Ashanti Region has endorsed President Nana Akufo-Addo and the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2020 general elections. Addressing his subjects at a special dinner on Saturday, 5th December, the Chief said numerous projects introduced by the NPP has decreased the infrastructure deficit and benefited residents of the area. Barima Osei Hwedie II listed a lot of social policies and developments his chiefdom has been benefited under NPP which he says is unprecedented in the history of Ejura. Amongst them are The Free SHS programme, creation of jobs for the youth, One District One Factory, One district One warehouse, Planting for Foods for Jobs, One constituency One ambulance, the construction of Ejura roads, the relative peace his s...
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