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Rebecca Foundation commissions ultra-modern library at Dambai
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Rebecca Foundation commissions ultra-modern library at Dambai

First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has through her Foundation, commissioned an ultramodern library facility at Dambai Lapaz community in the Oti Region. The construction of the Dambai ultramodern library forms part of Rebecca foundation programs and is aimed at promoting effective studies in deprived communities in the country. Acknowledging the Rebecca Foundation for their effort in commissioning the library for the Dambai community, the Oti regional minister, Joshua Makubu expressed gratitude to the first lady and her team for the facility. He said “this facility will go long way to improve teaching and learning in the community. Am urging all students to take advantage of the facility to enhance their academic works”. Mr. Richard Darko, who spoke on behalf of the Foundation...
TOR rubbishes Woodfield’s allegations of shortfall on its product volumes kept in the Refinery’s tanks
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TOR rubbishes Woodfield’s allegations of shortfall on its product volumes kept in the Refinery’s tanks

The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) on Thursday debunked allegations from one of its clients; Woodfields Energy Resources Limited of a shortfall on its product volumes being held in the Refinery's tanks. This was contained in a statement signed by the Corporate and Public Affairs Manager of Tema Oil Refinery and copied to the Ghana News Agency in response to some publications by Woodfields that, they are not indebted to TOR to the tune of $5,000,000 dollars, and raised issues with some shortfalls in their product they observed through their stock accounting records. According to TOR, “It is instructive to note that at no point in the ongoing product material balance between TOR and Woodfields has any such shortfall been established”. Management therefore stressed that they reject in ...
Club licensing board release decisison on Berekum Golden City park and Ndoum Stadium
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Club licensing board release decisison on Berekum Golden City park and Ndoum Stadium

The Club Licensing Board at its sitting on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 considered the request of Berekum Arsenal and Berekum Chelsea for the re-reinstatement of their match venue licence for Berekum Golden City Park to host Division One and Premier League matches respectively. The Board also considered the request by Elmina Sharks for the licence of Ndoum Stadium to be re-instated. GOLDEN CITY PARK - BEREKUM In respect of the Golden City Park, the Board observed that there has been a considerable improvement in the quality of the playing pitch and commended both Berekum Arsenal and Berekum Chelsea for the effort. The Board, however, observed that the pitch would require further constant watering, fertilization and rolling to allow the pitch to withstand the volume of activity e...
GFA/SWAG holds capacity building programme for Northern sector
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GFA/SWAG holds capacity building programme for Northern sector

The Ghana Football Association (GFA), in partnership with the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) have held the second phase of the first ever Media capacity building programme for the Northern sector. The programme took place at the Ceeta Kel Hotel, at Askowa in Kumasi on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Kumasi. The one day event was to ensure that the sports media understands the workings of the GFA and to build on the existing relationship between the two entities. Speakers included General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo (Esq.), Deputy General Secretary, Alex Asante and President of SWAG, Kwabena Yeboah. Others included Francis Adu, Head of GFA IT and legal practitioner Yaw Boafo of Yaw Boafo and Associates. Speaking at the event, President of SWAG Kwabena Yeboah ...
Great Olympics and Medeama SC to kick start Ghana Premier league second round
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Great Olympics and Medeama SC to kick start Ghana Premier league second round

Accra Great Olympics and Medeama SC will get us underway on Friday, April 2, 2021 when the second round of the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League returns after a one-month break. The Dade boys will host the Mauve and yellows at Accra stadium Friday. Olympics picked a vital away point in the first round of the campaign following a 1-1 draw at the Akoon Park in Tarkwa. Great Olympics ended the first round of the League on a high after beating Dreams FC 1-0 at the theatre of Dreams, Dawu, while Medeama SC picked a point against Berekum Chelsea in a 1-1 draw at Golden City Park in Berekum. Three points separate the two teams on the League log. Great Olympics sit in second place with 30 points while Medeama SC occupies the 5th spot with 27 points from 17 games. Ghana Premier leagu...
CAF Women’s Champions League: Hasaacas Ladies to represent Ghana
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CAF Women’s Champions League: Hasaacas Ladies to represent Ghana

Hasaacas Ladies FC have received the nod to represent Ghana in the maiden CAF Women’s Champions League. The GFA settled on the Sekondi-based club after receiving a notification from the sub continental football governing body, the West African Football Union - B (WAFU B) on submission of name of the representing club by close of business, March 31, 2021. Article 2 section 2.3 of the CAF Women’s Champions League 2021 Regulation permits the GFA Executive Council to decide on who represents Member Associations in the Champions League. Hasaacas Ladies were champions of the GFA Normalization Special Competition, hence gaining the nod of the Association to play in the competition. The club is expected to begin the campaign by participating in the qualifying phase, WAFU Regional ...
Easter Should Remind Us To Exhibit The Christ-Like Trait Of Personal Sacrifice For Humanity- Vice President Bawumia
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Easter Should Remind Us To Exhibit The Christ-Like Trait Of Personal Sacrifice For Humanity- Vice President Bawumia

Vice President Bawumia has urged Ghanaians to use the Easter festival to reflect on the Christ-like trait of personal sacrifice for humanity and rekindle our enthusiasm to help build Ghana firmly.  Dr. Bawumia made the call in his Easter message to  Christians on his social media handles. "As Christians across the world commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, Samira and I wish all a happy Easter" he felicitated. "While we reflect on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ to humanity and await his return to save the world, the occasion should also reawaken our passion to play a part in Ghana's development and growth" the Vice President Bawumia added Dr. Bawumia reiterated the call on adhering to the COVID-19 health measures and pleaded with Ghanaians to celebrate the occa...
2021 Easter Message By President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
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2021 Easter Message By President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Fellow Ghanaians, I bring you warm greetings from Jubilee House, the seat of our nation’s presidency. Easter is upon us once again, and with it comes the solemn, yet very important reminder of the death and resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, which is the foundation of our very faith as Christians. Easter symbolises God’s plan of salvation for our redemption from sin and the grave, and it must rekindle in us the Christ-like virtues of faith, hope, love and forgiveness. This is further amplified in the words of Holy Scripture, in Isaiah Chapter fifty-three verse five, which reads, and I quote: “…he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his stripes we are healed.We all, lik...
NLA receives backing to carry on with reforms
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NLA receives backing to carry on with reforms

The National Lottery Authority has received backing from the Association Lotto Marketing Companies and NLA Staff Union to carry on with its reformation agenda.The NLA has embarked on a drive to reform and digitize its operations in a bid to improve the lottery game in the country.This has led to collision with the Private Lotto Operators who have demonstrated unwillingness to embrace technology and new trends in the gaming industry.In a released signed by Eric Tamakloe, Chairman of the Staff Union of GPL NLA, Nana Yaw Quansah -Secretary, Staff Union of GPL NLA, Kofi Frimpong, General Secretary of the Association of Lotto Marketing Companies and Dan Mensah, National Chairman, Association of Lotto Marketing Companies, the groups noted with concern the current state of the authority.They...
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