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Day: May 29, 2021

Aduana Stars, Asante Kotoko share spoils in Dormaa
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Aduana Stars, Asante Kotoko share spoils in Dormaa

The Week 27 Ghana Premier league game between Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko at the Nana Agyemang Badu Stadium in Dormaa ended in a barren drawn game. The match talked about fixture failed to produce goals despite countless chances created in the game played on Saturday afternoon. Both Aduana Stars and Asante Kototo put up their best performance in search of a win but their efforts failed to yield fruits at the end of the 90 minutes. The results means the 'Ogya' lads still holds their home invisibility as the only club not have lost a game in their backyard with 11 games played at home this season. The Porcupine Warriors have also gone six games without a defeat in the league and currently sits second on the log with 47 points after 27 games.
Brentford beats Dede Ayew’s Swansea to qualify for Premiership for first time
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Brentford beats Dede Ayew’s Swansea to qualify for Premiership for first time

Brentford will play in the Premier League for the first time next season after beating Swansea City 2-0 in the Championship play-off final. Ivan Toney’s penalty put them on the road to the top flight before Emiliano Marcondes’ crisp far-post finish. Victory could be worth around £160m to the west London club. The Bees were beaten in last season’s second-tier play-off final by Fulham, who ran out 2-1 winners after extra time. But the pain of Brentford’s last visit to this stadium turned to elation as they finally tasted play-off success at the 10th time of asking. They will feature in English football’s top division for the first time since 1946-47 next season, and in doing so will become the 50th club to play in the Premier League. Swansea’s hopes of rejoining the el...
Akufo-Addo to Ghanaians: Support 2021 census, it’s non-partisan
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Akufo-Addo to Ghanaians: Support 2021 census, it’s non-partisan

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has made a passionate appeal to Ghanaians to support the 2021 Ghana Population and Housing Census (PHC), indicating that the exercise is purely a national project devoid of any partisan considerations. In his address at the launch of the ’30 days to Census Night Countdown’ at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel (28 May 2021), President Akufo-Addo said the PHC which commences on 27 June 2021 will be the first digital census in Ghana’s history, which will guarantee the availability of real census data during and after the exercise. “The census does not seek to divide or polarize citizenry around matters that are important to us individually and collectively. As President of the Republic, I am aware of several concerns and sensitivities that s...
Why MzVee will be surprised to see Shatta Wale in heaven
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Why MzVee will be surprised to see Shatta Wale in heaven

Afro-pop sensation, MzVee, has revealed that she will be shocked to meet dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale in heaven. The ‘Natural Girl’ hitmaker on Luv FM’s Drive Time with DJ Reuben said Shatta Wale is living a fulfilled life on earth and does not deserve to be in heaven. “Shatta doesn’t have to go, heaven, he has to be here…you know Shatta is a happy person, that’s my big brother. Shatta Wale, eeeh the enjoyment is too much…he has to be chilling with his new car,” she said. MzVee, whose name is Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda, is currently on a media tour in Kumasi to promote her ‘InVeencible’ album. The 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards ‘New Artiste of the Year’ took a break from the industry in what she described as a time for rejuvenation and self-actualisation. In 2019, she parted ways with ...
MTN FA Cup winner to receive GH₵80,000.00 prize money
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MTN FA Cup winner to receive GH₵80,000.00 prize money

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that the winner of the 2020/2021 MTN FA Cup will receive GH₵80,000.00 prize money and Gh₵2,000.00 worth of airtime whilst the runner-up takes home GH₵30,000.00 plus airtime. It said, all the 92 clubs that participated in the preliminary round are entitled to an appearance fee of GH₵1,500.00 in cash and GH₵500.00 worth of MTN airtime. Also, teams who advanced to the round of 64 would be entitled to GH₵3,000.00 in cash and Gh₵500.00 worth of airtime. An amount of GH₵1,000,000.00 would be presented to the winning Club ahead of their participation in the Africa Club championship. According to the GFA, transport support would be provided to a few clubs who were moved to other Zones, as well as pay match officials fees and other...
Northern Regional NHIA reviews performance for year 2020
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Northern Regional NHIA reviews performance for year 2020

The Northern Regional Directorate of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), identified and fixed some irregularities by health facilities that were engaged in illegal charges and money extortions in 2020. Mr Issahaku Abdul-Latif, Northern Regional Director of the Authority, who disclosed this at the annual performance review of the Authority for 2020, indicated that prompt measures were put in place to deal with such concerns to enhance equal health service delivery to clients. The performance review was organized in Tamale, and brought together selected District Managers of the National Health Insurance Schemes (NHIS) in the Region, and afforded them the opportunity to review 2020 regional activities in terms of achievements on membership, staffing, logistics, challeng...
Be safety conscious during rainy season—NADMO
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Be safety conscious during rainy season—NADMO

Mr George Ayisi, Director of Communications for the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) on Thursday advised Ghanaians to practice utmost safety during the rainy season. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra, Mr Ayisi urged citizens to pay rapt attention to weather forecasts from the Ghana Meteorological Agency to be updated on periodic changes in weather conditions. He said in the event of heavy downpours, citizens and especially those in flood prone areas could move to identified NADMO safe havens such as schools, churches, community centres, independence square, sports stadia, amongst others to protect their lives. Some flood prone areas in Accra include; Ofankor, Anyaa, Weija, Adentan,Madina, Zongo Junction, Ablekuma, Alajo, Osu, Jamestown...
North Tongu District to have wildlife reserve
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North Tongu District to have wildlife reserve

Mr Andrews Hawrylyszyn, Director of Gyeta Wildlife Reserve has hinted of his company's intention to establish a safari project in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region. He said the project would be known as Gyeta Wildlife Reserve and required a vast land with no human settlements. Mr Hawrylyszyn dropped the hint when he in the company of Mr Collins Arku, District Chief Executive (DCE) for North Tongu called on Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, at his office in Ho to declare his intention for the project. Mr Arku disclosed that the district had about 65,000 acres of land which was situated out of the main town with no human settlements. The Regional Minister assured the Company of his outfit's support in ensuring that the project materialised. He co...
Ya-Na supports Green Ghana Project
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Ya-Na supports Green Ghana Project

The Overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Na Abubakar Mahama II, has thrown his weight behind Government's flagship initiative “Green Ghana Project”, describing it as a laudable intervention to recover the lost vegetation. The king said this when the Deputy Minister-Designate for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr George Mireku Duker led a delegation from the Ministry to call on him at Yendi. The Dagbon Overlord assured the visiting team his readiness to lead his people to plant trees on June 11, in his traditional area, saying that trees provided good health and shelter. He, therefore, encouraged his people to be involved in the up-coming tree planting exercise to help protect the lives of both present and future generations. The Ya-Na also commended the sector Minister Samuel Abu Jinapor ...
One dead body retrieved in a galamsey pit at Sekyere-Krobo
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One dead body retrieved in a galamsey pit at Sekyere-Krobo

A-22-Year old small scale illegal Miner from Sekyere-Boase in the Wassa-East District of the Western Region, Mr Gyamieu Karim has been found dead after a galamsey pit in which he was mining, caved-in and trapped him dead. The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area and Chairman of DISEC, Mr Wilson Arthur who confirmed the incident to the Ghana News Agency, said upon information received that illegal mining activity had returned to the River Pra and other sites, he facilitated and ordered the Security agencies to respond to the situation. The District NIB officer on May 27, led a team of 10 Police personnel and 10 District Assembly illegal mining Taskforce to galamsey areas such as Amponsahso, Mampongso, Anyinabirem and Abeitimasu. The team found galamseyers working at Amp...
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