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Ex-Love Island stars call for curvier contestants as Casa Amor cast is revealed
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Ex-Love Island stars call for curvier contestants as Casa Amor cast is revealed

Former Love Island winner Amber Gill has called for a curvier group of contestants to make the cast more diverse, while 2016 contestant Zara Holland called for more 'relatable' hopefuls. Clarisse Juliette, 23, and Dale Mehmet, 24 are among tonight's new arrivals at Casa Amor (Image: ITV) Stay up-to-date with all the news from the Love Island villa this summer with our regular newsletterSign me upWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. As another 12 tanned and toned contestants head into Love Island, two former contestants have called for a curvier cast. “There should be representation across the b...
Patrons enjoy thrilling performances at 16th Ghana Party in the Park-UK
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Patrons enjoy thrilling performances at 16th Ghana Party in the Park-UK

The 16th edition of the annual Ghana Party in the Park – UK came off as scheduled on Saturday, July 24. It is safe to say that the event was a huge success as it witnessed a massive attendance despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Trent Park, London, gave a heartwarming welcome to the new generation of musicians from Ghana, as the crowd gave positive feedback to performances from artistes on the bill. Sarkodie at Ghana Party In The Park In no particular order, fans were excited and jammed to songs from Kumerican citizens Yaw Tog, Kofi Jamar, Kweku Flick and Amerado. The city of Accra, was well represented with performances by the 2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Best New Artiste, Mr. Drew, rising singer Camidoh and Black Avenue signee Sefa, the only female performer amongst the G...
Gov’t earmarks $25million for local production of Covid vaccines
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Gov’t earmarks $25million for local production of Covid vaccines

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that the global shortage of coronavirus vaccines means that Ghana must develop its capacity to produce own vaccines domestically, and reduce the dependence on foreign supplies. He said Ghana must be self-sufficient in this regard in the future, and prepare better to deal with any such occurrences in the future. To this end, he said in an address to the nation on Sunday July 25 that “the Committee I established, under the leadership of the world-renowned Ghanaian scientist, Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, to investigate Ghana’s potential as a vaccine manufacturing hub, to meet national and regional needs, has presented its preliminary report which, amongst others, recommends the establishment of a Nationa...
Covid-19: We’ve let our guard down – Akufo-Addo
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Covid-19: We’ve let our guard down – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that it is obvious from the data released by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on the coronavirus pandemic that that “we have let our guard down, with many going about their daily duties in clear breach and disregard for the protocols.” Addressing the nation on Sunday July 25, he said at a time when the economy is on the rebound, and business activities picking up, “we must do everything possible to contain this outbreak. “We cannot afford to return to the days of partial lockdowns, which brought considerable hardships and difficulties for all of us.” He added “You returned me to office in the elections of 7th December with a clear and decisive mandate to protect lives and ivelihoods, and steer our...
22 deaths in two weeks as Covid-19 cases soar in Ghana
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22 deaths in two weeks as Covid-19 cases soar in Ghana

Ghana’s coronavirus death rate seems to have risen sharply in recent weeks. From the periodic statistics given by the Disease Surveillance Department of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), the deaths have risen from 799 as at Sunday, July 11 to 821 as at Sunday, July 25. And with the cases not commensurate with the current date, more deaths may have been recorded. Indeed, the latest case count are for data collated as of Wednesday, July 21. The rise in deaths as well as infections has been attributed to the new variant of the virus, Delta, which is said to spread faster and kill easily. According to the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research (NMIMR), the new variant takes longer than normal to clear. “It has been observed that the po...
“I Pray For More Life In Your Musical Journey”-Samini Praises Black Sherif
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“I Pray For More Life In Your Musical Journey”-Samini Praises Black Sherif

Celebrated Reggae/Dancehall artist, Emmanuel Andrew Sammini, also known as Samini has showered praises on Black Sherif for his enormous works in his craft. This was after he commented on the Daybreak Hitz show when Ace Broadcaster, Andy Dosty was interview Black Sherif this morning. Black Sherif has earned the admiration of many on social media and industry players like Kidi, Sarkodie, Mr. Logic among others, and lately, Samini has revealed that he is one of his biggest fans as he showers praises on him. Samini prayed for more life in Black Sherif’s musical journey and also advised him to focus on his content and not the hype. Meanwhile, Black Sherif’s “Second Sermon” has recently hit 1 million views on YouTube within six days after it was released on Friday, 16th July 202...
Georginio Wijnaldum ‘didn’t feel loved and appreciated’ by some at Liverpool
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Georginio Wijnaldum ‘didn’t feel loved and appreciated’ by some at Liverpool

Former Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum says he "didn't feel loved and appreciated" by some during his time at the club. The 30-year-old Dutch international moved to Paris St-Germain on a free transfer this summer after his contract with the Anfield side came to an end. He had joined the Reds for £25m from Newcastle United in 2016. Wijnaldum made 237 appearances for Liverpool and helped them win the Premier League and Champions League. "There was a moment when I didn't feel loved and appreciated," Wijnaldum told various newspapers. "Not my team-mates, not the people at Melwood [Liverpool's training ground]. From them, I know, I can say they all love me and I love them. It was not from that side, more the other side." Wijnaldum's final game for ...
Suspected highway robber gunned down in cross-fire with Police
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Suspected highway robber gunned down in cross-fire with Police

A 30-Year-Old highway robbery suspect has been gunned down while four others escaped a cross-fire with Police at Danniwuri in the Sawla Tuna Kalba District of the Savannah Region. The incident occurred around 1:00am, Sunday. It involved two Burkina Faso Cargo trucks and two passenger Vehicles. In an exclusive interview with JoyNews‘ Isaac Nongya, the Sawla Tuna Kalba District Police Commander, ASP, Adjei Degraft -Armah said Police Officers at the Tuna duty checkpoint, received information that some robbers had blocked the road at the outskirts of Danniwuri, a suburb of Tuna and were robbing motorists plying the route. He said two of the duty men responded and boarded one of the passenger cars to the scene. The suspects, upon seeing the vehicle, opened fire so the Poli...
Pastor and wife allegedly murdered in Volta Region
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Pastor and wife allegedly murdered in Volta Region

Residents of Ayitikope in the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta Region are yet to recover from the shock and barbaric manner in which Apostle Augustine Gbedema, founder and leader of the Harmony With Jesus Ministry International and his wife, have been reportedly murdered. Their bodies, which were discovered in an advanced state of decomposition and in pools of blood, carry visible machete wounds.The pastor was lying outside their room, while his wife was lying in a supine position in the sitting room.The bodies were discovered in their private residence at Ayitikope, a farming community within Akatsi South, on Saturday morning after calls to their mobile phones returned unanswered.Mr George Gbedema, an elder of the Church, and a nephew of the Pastor Gbedema, disclosed to the ...
Jefferson Sackey: I am honored and humbled by deputy communications director appointment
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Jefferson Sackey: I am honored and humbled by deputy communications director appointment

Former host of the Midday News on JoyFM, Jefferson Sackey says he is honored and humbled by President Akufo Addo decision to appoint him as deputy communications director at the Presidency. ‘Obviously the news of the appointment came to me as a shock and I am grateful to the president for seeing value in me, he said. Jefferson who until the elevation worked as member of the communications bureau at the presidency. The multiple award-winning Ghanaian journalist, Media Consultant, Film Maker, and PR Strategist served as the Media Relations Officer to the Foreign Ministry while President Akufo-Addo served as Ghana's Foreign Minister during President Kufuor's administration. His professional media career started with TV Africa in Accra as a news reporter, travelling to conflict zone...
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