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Prez Akufo Addo Was My Father’s Lawyer – Says D-Black
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Prez Akufo Addo Was My Father’s Lawyer – Says D-Black

The CEO of BAM, D-Black, has quashed rumours about his affiliation to the New Patriotic Party (NPP). According to him, the President of Ghana was his father’s lawyer, and the congratulatory tweet was a courteous gesture.Speaking on ShowBiz927 with MzGee, D Black said that people should not read meaning into his tweet congratulating the President after the elections. He said his pictures with the President were not taken because he was working for the political party. He mentioned a few instances when industry stakeholders were invited to the Presidents’ house.Desmond Blackmore vehemently disagreed that his pic taken with the President meant an endorsement to the political party. He said, ” The President was my father’s lawyer when i was growing up as a child. So, I am saying Uncle, we...
Akon’s Range Rover stolen while he was pumping fuel into his vehicle
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Akon’s Range Rover stolen while he was pumping fuel into his vehicle

Senegalese-American singer, Akon’s car was stolen from a gas station on Monday night, May 24 in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta.  The car was reportedly stolen as the singer was pumping gas into his car. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Akon stopped at a Quiktrip gas station to fill his white Range Rover up with gas. He left the car running with the keys inside the vehicle, so he could fill up the gas tank. Before he was done, however, he noticed someone taking off with his car, which held valuables, including a $25,000 diamond necklace, a Louis Vuitton bag and his iPhone. Akon called police, who arrived at the gas station at 11:59 p.m. He told authorities that a dark-colored sedan followed his SUV when it made a right onto Sidne...
Gay activists in Ghana demand release of 21 people arrested at LGBTQI conference
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Gay activists in Ghana demand release of 21 people arrested at LGBTQI conference

Ghana's LGBTQ community has called for the release of 21 people, who were arrested by security forces last week while attending a conference in the southeastern city of Ho. An online campaign with the hashtag #ReleaseThe21 has gone viral on social media platform Twitter, as people demanded the immediate release of the detainees. At least 16 women and four men were arrested by local police on Thursday after operatives invaded an hotel where a conference for LGBTQI persons was ongoing. A regional police spokesman, Prince Dogbatse,said in a statement that the detained individuals were arrested for "advocating LGBTQI activities. "A court in the Ho district on Friday ordered the 21 accused, who were charged with "unlawful assembly" to be remanded in police custody until their r...
Tema Youth, Accra Lions in a make or break top of the table clash
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Tema Youth, Accra Lions in a make or break top of the table clash

Tema Youth SC and Accra Lions FC will renew their rivalry in the on-going Division One League on Wednesday. The two teams have lighted up this season’s competition with exhilarating football to set the stage for another showpiece on match day 22 at the Tema Park. The Harbour Warriors sit at the top of the Zone Three table with 45 points – one point ahead of Accra Lions who sit in second place with 44 points. The Zone’s top scorer Abdul Rauf of Accra Lions has scored 17 goals in the campaign with Evans Osei Wusu of Tenma Youth netting 10 times this term. Tema Youth are the only unbeaten team in the entire Division across three zones – and also hold an unbeaten record at their favourite home ground. Accra Lions won big against Accra Young Wise (4-2) on match day 21 – with Te...
Chelsea return more than 800 unsold Champions League final tickets
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Chelsea return more than 800 unsold Champions League final tickets

Chelsea have returned more than 800 unsold tickets for the Champions League final with Manchester City in Porto. The Blues were given 5,800 tickets by Uefa for Saturday's game and there was a high demand for 2,800 tickets which were sold with independent travel. However, the unsold tickets were part of a charter package, which included subsidised flights at £200. Chelsea Supporter Trust board member Dan Silver said: "Uefa's lack of care for fans has again come to the fore." He added: "They came to be our friends over the European Super League but now they have turned their backs on us again. "Uefa's insistence on having charter flights - initially linked to 90% of tickets, which the clubs pushed back on - spending only 24 hours in Portugal with added Covid testing and a...
Recite memory verses – Uncle Ebo Whyte’s tips to stop masturbating
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Recite memory verses – Uncle Ebo Whyte’s tips to stop masturbating

Uncle Ebo Whyte shares the tricks he used to wean himself from the addiction after revealing his struggle with masturbation. Uncle Ebo Whyte shared these tips in a Facebook post. He narrates how he wrestled with his addiction as a Christain leader in his 20’s. When he confessed his shameful actions to his colleagues at a fellowship meeting, they chastised him. So he went on a personal journey to find relief. He wrote, “As a young man in my 20’s, I was into masturbation. Heavily. Yes, I was a Christian and a leader in the ministry but still struggled with this. I confessed to my fellow leaders and was rebuked. Interestingly after the meeting, some of the other leaders came to confess to me that they were guilty of the same.I then embarked on a personal retreat at the beach to wre...
3 persons dead, 40 more trapped in collapsed galamsey pit at Breman
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3 persons dead, 40 more trapped in collapsed galamsey pit at Breman

The ‘galamsey’ site Three unidentified persons have been confirmed dead after an illegal mining (galamsey) pit collapsed on them at Breman, a mining community in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region. The deceased include a man, a woman and a girl believed to be 10 years old. Forty others, believed to be between the ages of 24 and 35 years, have also been trapped in the pit. . Bodies of the deceased Speaking to a local FM station, the Director of Upper Denkyira West National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Isaac Gyasi said the incident happened in the wee hours of Wednesday, May 26. He said the miners were trapped in a galamsey pit popularly known in the area as, Breman lockmu, at the outskirts of the community. Residents at the scene of ...
Go to court – Akufo-Addo tells persons against burning of excavators in galamsey fight
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Go to court – Akufo-Addo tells persons against burning of excavators in galamsey fight

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has minced no words in urging persons disgruntled by the renewed fight against illegal mining to go to court if they disagree. “I know there are some who believe that the ongoing exercise of ridding our water bodies and forest zones of harmful equipment and machinery is unlawful and, in some cases, harsh,” he said. “I strongly disagree, and I would advise those who take a contrary view to go to court to vindicate their position, if they so wish.” President Akufo-Addo stated these on Wednesday, May 26 when he cut sod for Phase One of the Law School Village for the Ghana School of Law. He said the project is long overdue and happy it is under his government “that this project is finally seeing the light of the day”. “The entire Law Vi...
MPs must brace themselves for long sitting Hours -Speaker Bagbin
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MPs must brace themselves for long sitting Hours -Speaker Bagbin

Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has told Members of Parliament (MPs) to psyche themselves for hard work and long sitting hours. According to him the second meeting of the eighth Parliament promises to be very busy since the House is expected to consider and pass into law some important Bills “It is true, Like, medical practitioners there is no rest for an MP…I can only urge members to psyche up for hard work and long sitting hours. Speaker Alban Bagbin made the remark when the Parliament resumed sitting after a long break where MPs visited their constituents to engage the people in the communities and prepared to defend the interest of the people. Speaker Bagbin also explained that apart from Parliament seeing to an early passage of the new Standing Orders, the legislat...
Let’s work to make Africa a stronger, united – Akufo-Addo
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Let’s work to make Africa a stronger, united – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Africans to work together towards fulfilling the pan-African dream of a strong, united, resilient and influential global player. In a message to mark Africa Day on Tuesday, President Akufo Addo said: “Africa is capable of unleashing the considerable energies and huge potential of her peoples, so that we make our own unique contribution to the growth of world civilization.“We have it within us to transform our economies and bring prosperity to our peoples.” Ghana, with the rest of Africa, is marking the founding of the Organisation of African Unity, (OAU)on May 25, 1963, as a commemorative day.   The OAU was revamped and redesignated the African Union in July 2002, to among others promote unity and solidarity, propel economi...
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