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Day: June 11, 2021

Black Meteors to play South Korea U24 on June 12 and 15
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Black Meteors to play South Korea U24 on June 12 and 15

The Black Meteors are in Jeju where they will take on their South Korean counterparts in two friendly matches. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin’s side will face South Korea Under-24 on Saturday June 12 at 10:00am GMT at the Jeju World Cup Stadium. The two sides will then square off again on June 15 in another friendly match which will be played behind closed doors at the same venue at 11am GMT. This comes days after the Black Meteors played two friendly matches against the Black Japan’s U24 side in Fukkuoka.
“Green Ghana Day not a one-off event , let’s nurture trees to maturity- Pres Akufo-Addo
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“Green Ghana Day not a one-off event , let’s nurture trees to maturity- Pres Akufo-Addo

“Today’s nationwide exercise will not be a one-off event. We intend to enhance ongoing afforestation programmes, and see to the sustainable exploitation of our forest resources.” These were the words of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 11th June 2021, when he planted a tree at the forecourt of Jubilee House, as part of “Green Ghana Day”, a day set aside to plant some five million trees across the country.   Speaking at the event, President Akufo-Addo explained that the forest is one of the most important natural resources of Ghana, as its continuous existence creates jobs, provides incomes for local communities, is a source of foreign exchange earnings through timber product exports, and offers environmental protection, including w...
Vice President Bawumia tasks Ministry of Sports to institute National Fitness Day
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Vice President Bawumia tasks Ministry of Sports to institute National Fitness Day

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has tasked the Ministry of Youth and Sports to institute a monthly National Fitness Day.  Speaking at the commissioning of an ultra-modern astro turf at Adjiringanor in the Adenta Municipality in Accra on Thursday, evening, Vice President Bawumia said promoting fitness should be an essential part of Ghana's healthcare delivery system, hence he has had discussions with the Ministry of Sports to institute a National Fitness Day.  "As a government, we are keen to see a healthy population as part of our healthcare delivery system, so we want to highly encourage community sports and fitness activities,' Dr. Bawumia said.  "It is for this reason that I have had discussions with the Ministry of Youth and Sports to institute a nation...
VP Bawumia Commissions Ultra-modern Adjiringanor Astro Turf
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VP Bawumia Commissions Ultra-modern Adjiringanor Astro Turf

The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, last night Thuesday June 10, 2021 commissioned an ultra-modern astro turf in Adjiringanor in the Adenta Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. The commissioning of the latest astro turf brings to about 50 the number of green turfs the Akufo-Addo government has constructed in various communities in the country. Speaking at the commissioning, Vice President Bawumia said the impressive development, represented a clear departure of the situation prior to the NPP assuming office in 2017.  "The commissioning of this edifice adds to the remarkable number of modern astro turfs the government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has built in various communities across the country in the past 4 years, in fulfilment of the promise to ...
ASEPA boss: My life is under threat after robbery attack
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ASEPA boss: My life is under threat after robbery attack

Mensah Thompson, the executive director of the Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA), has stated that his life is under threat following a burglary incident at his residence last Tuesday. Speaking to Kojo Mensah on The Asaase Breakfast Show on Tuesday 8 June, Thompson said prior to the incident he had received a couple of life-threatening calls from unknown persons. “I have just left the matter with the police to investigate but since then I haven’t been able to sleep at home. As we speak currently I am in a hideout, I don’t feel safe at all,” Thompson said. He added: “It’s very suspicious because you remember the Tuesday when I was on your show, I think one of the things that was topical was this allegation about the President’s brother…...
Gory scene in hotel room: 23-year-old woman stabbed by friend
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Gory scene in hotel room: 23-year-old woman stabbed by friend

A 23-year-old woman, Priscilla Tsegah, has been stabbed to death by her female friend in a hotel where they lodged for two days. The deceased, who resides at Taifa in the Greater Accra Region, is a student of a media school. Her body was found in the hotel room after she had been declared missing by her family with her friends running a social media campaign using her pictures and appealing to the public help find her. She is said to have been stabbed in her lower abdomen by another lady identified only as Natashia, suspected to be the “lesbian partner’ of the deceased. Natashia is currently on the run. Natashia is alleged to have murdered her lover after the boyfriend of Priscilla, yet to be identified, went to the Justa Hotel, at New Legon, where the two women were lodgi...
Ameen Sangari Company seeks $3.8 million to revamp factory
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Ameen Sangari Company seeks $3.8 million to revamp factory

The Management of the defunct Ameen Sangari Company Limited in the Cape Coast Metropolis has expressed optimism about a $3.8 million bank support to revamp the factory. According to the company, negotiations for support were advanced with a leading financial institution in the country and the 'One District, One Factory' (1D1F) Secretariat to revive the factory. Mr Perry Mensah, a Consultant to the Ameen Sangari Company, said reviving the company’s operations was critical, especially amid COVID-19 where every country was concentrating on their local industries to stimulate job creation to enhance economic growth. He gave the assurance on Thursday, when Mrs Justina Marigold Assan, the Central Regional Minister toured the facility to assess its state as part of moves to reva...
Spousal Murder: Court sets June 15 to rule on injunction restraining burial
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Spousal Murder: Court sets June 15 to rule on injunction restraining burial

An Accra High Court has set June 15 to deliver ruling on an interlocutory injunction filed on behalf of Prince Charles Dedjoe, a business executive, accused of spousal murder. Dedjoe, through his counsel, had filed an interlocutory injunction restraining his deceased wife, Lilian Dedjoe’s family, from burying her. In the injunction, he said he was in custody and that the family could not proceed with burial and funeral rites of Lilian Dedjoe in his absence. The High Court, in the absence of the applicant’s lawyer, awarded cost of GHC500.00 against the applicant. When sitting resumed at the High Court (General Jurisdiction), Afua Brown Gaise, the Lawyer for Mr Seth Charles Bladzu, the deceased father, said she had just received a letter from Dedjoe’s Counsel praying for a s...
Upcoming artistes should not focus on signing record deals – Abyna Morgan
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Upcoming artistes should not focus on signing record deals – Abyna Morgan

Rising female songstress Abyna Morgan has said that upcoming artistes should focus on building their craft rather than channeling efforts to secure recording deals. The sensational vocalist has been trending all over social media after dropping "Catch a Vibe ''where she was spotted displaying incredible curves coupled with some intriguing dance moves. According to Abyna Morgan, it is nice when you are attached to a record label but that shouldn't make you reluctant in improving your craft because you can be dismissed if the recording outfit is not recouping its investment. “As a solo artiste your focus is to improve yourself and not be perturbed about signing a deal with a record label. “With the advent of different social media platforms which can be used to promote songs...
GJA urges media to fully support Green Ghana Project
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GJA urges media to fully support Green Ghana Project

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has urged all journalists and Media  to support the Green Ghana Project by Government. A statement signed by Mr Affail Monney, the GJA President and copied the Ghana News Agency, said the media could play a pivotal role in the project by saturating the airwaves and littering their newspapers with relevant programmes, situational reports, exciting stories and well researched features. “The aim is to get an overwhelming majority of Ghanaians to participate in and assume ownership of the tree planting exercise,” the statement said. Green Ghana Project, a novel national initiative aimed at planting five million trees across the country. It said the GJA expected all media owners, Chief Executive Officers, editors, and practitioners not on...
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