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Day: February 21, 2021

E.L serves inspirational vibes with Baba Dey
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E.L serves inspirational vibes with Baba Dey

Ghanaian Afrobeat musician, rapper, singer and producer, E.L is gearing up to release his eagerly awaited album “WAVS” this year. Over the years E.L has proven his credentials as one of the most versatile performers from Ghana and the  continent and this upcoming album will surely feature all shades of the artist we have come to love. As a precursor to the release of the much anticipated album, the award-winning rapper has released a single titled ‘Baba Dey’. “‘Baba Dey’ produced by his frequent collaborator, Pee GH is the second single of the album following ‘Nobody Send You’. “The year 2020 turned our lives upside down: the way we live, feel and relate to others. In the midst of these tremendous changes, the best in us has shone through as we all try our best to figure then...
Assin South MP calls for immediate closure of LGBTQI resource centre in Ghana
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Assin South MP calls for immediate closure of LGBTQI resource centre in Ghana

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin South, Rev. Ntim Fordjour has called on the National Security to immediately close down the recently opened LGBTQI resource centre in Ghana. Mr. Fordjour said Ghana views lesbianism, homosexuality, bestiality and other related practices of LGBTQI  as an “abomination and utterly abhorred” hence must not be encouraged in the country.  According to him, Ghana has “since pre-colonial era had always upheld a culture of morality and decency and within our cultural and traditional contexts.” “I strongly urge the national security apparatus to take urgent steps to CLOSE DOWN the LGBTQI resource center in Ghana with immediate effect and prosecute the perpetrators accordingly.” The Assin South legislator added he believes that a...
Nigerian air force passenger plane crash kills seven people
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Nigerian air force passenger plane crash kills seven people

A small Nigerian air force passenger plane crashed just outside Abuja airport after reporting engine failure on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, the air force said. The plane, a Beechcraft King Air 350i, was on its way to the city of Minna, 110 kilometres (68 miles) northwest of the capital, air force spokesman Ibikunle Daramole said in a statement. The aircraft “crashed while returning to the Abuja Airport after reporting engine failure”, said Daramole. “First responders are at the scene. Sadly, all 7 personnel on board died in the crash.” The chief of the air force has ordered an investigation into the accident, Daramole said. President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement sent his condolences to the air force and families of the victims, saying he was “deeply sadde...
J.A Kuffuor SHS Completed – GES Announces
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J.A Kuffuor SHS Completed – GES Announces

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced the completion of the J. A. Kuffuor Senior High School (SHS). According to GES in a statement dated February 15, 2021 and signed by its Deputy Director General, Anthony Boateng, the J.A. Kuffuor SHS is located at Sokoban in Kumasi. The school is named after former President John Agyekum Kufour who was Ghana's President from 2000 to 2008. GES says the school was ready for admission for the 2020/2021 academic year.
Four more people arrested in connection with Yong Dakpeme Yili chieftaincy clash
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Four more people arrested in connection with Yong Dakpeme Yili chieftaincy clash

Four more people have been arrested in connection with the Yong Dakpeme Yili chieftaincy clash. The four were arrested at a hide-out in the remote part of the Yong Community. According to the Northern Regional Crime Officer, Superintendent Bernard Baba Ananga, they have been charged with offences ranging from rioting with guns, possessing firearms without authority, causing damage, the threat of death, and harm. There were renewed chieftaincy clashes in the Yong Community on Friday night resulting in the torching of more than 25 houses, motorbikes, and foodstuffs among other properties. Police have attributed the latest clashes to disagreement over the performance of a funeral in the town. There has been an already existing chieftaincy dispute between two brothers all c...
Parliament loses deputy clerk
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Parliament loses deputy clerk

Deputy Clerk of Parliament, Mr. Robert Apodolla has passed on. Mr Apodolla who was the Deputy Clerk in charge of the Legislative Management Division passed on Friday evening, February 19, 2021.He died at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital where he was on admission for an undisclosed ailment and was reportedly recovering.Some staff of the Parliamentary Service described him as one of the Institution's fine memory, a boss of repute, compassionate with a listening ear and a helping hand.He was devoted to the work of Parliament and has served in many capacities including Committees, Standing Orders Review, Strategic Plan Development and Anchor/Coordinating Officer for the State-Of-The-Nation Address and Budget Presentation in Parliament. Source: Graphiconline.com
I’ll never legalise same sex marriage – Akufo-Addo
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I’ll never legalise same sex marriage – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given the clearest indication yet that the government has no plans to change the existing laws of the country to legalise same-sex marriage. He said his administration had no authority and would not seek any authority to touch the existing laws of the country to make way for such acts. The President declared the government’s position on same-sex marriage at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Synod of the Global Evangelical Church in Accra on Thursday. Controversy The issue of homosexuality has generated a debate in Ghana, with sections of the public calling on the President to declare the position of his government on the matter. The debate has become more intense since 2017 when the President made comments about homosexuality in ...
Fisheries Sector needs a Minister with in-depth knowledge – GTA
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Fisheries Sector needs a Minister with in-depth knowledge – GTA

The Ghana Tuna Association (GTA) at weekend maintained that the Fisheries and Aquaculture sector needs a Minister with in-depth knowledge about the industry in order to steer affairs, “the sector is not a glooming grounds for inexperienced personalities”.      A statement issued and signed by Mr John Davidson, GTA President at Tema explained that, “recent experiences have taught us that we need as stakeholders to pick the early signals and submit our concerns to the attention of the appointing authority.      “As stakeholders we need to raise the red flags for whatever remedy that may be available, in order to protect our industry and businesses from decisions that are likely to impact negatively and further collapse the sector”.    The Association explained that even thoug...
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