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Fabinho has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool FC
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Fabinho has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool FC

The midfielder put pen to paper on fresh terms at the Reds' pre-season training camp in Evian on Tuesday. "I'm delighted to have signed a new contract with the club," Fabinho told Liverpoolfc.com. "Since the beginning of the conversation, I was really positive about it because it's what I wanted – staying in this club, keep playing for Liverpool. Now this is official and I'm really happy. "These last three seasons I've been really happy here. I learned a lot with the manager, with all the staff, with the boys as well. "We achieved things together and for me I think it's the best place to be, the best place to keep growing, to keep learning from the staff, from the boys. Hopefully we will keep achieving good things." A Brazil international who has been described as the ...
Profile of the late Kotoko and Black Stars defender Godfred Yeboah
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Profile of the late Kotoko and Black Stars defender Godfred Yeboah

The former Asante Kotoko and Ghana left back Godfred Yeboah 'TV3' real name was Alex Anning Yeboah. His father was called Godfred Yeboah. His father who was also a left-back played B/A United alongside, Mr. Augustine Asante, Agyemang Badu, Kwame Nsowah, Yaw Fred, Yaw Mark, George Arthur, etc. His father died when he was young and choose to play with his father's name when Registering for B/A United from Alakoso Juvenile Football Club in 1999. He completed Fiapre Methodist School. He qualified B/A United into GPL in 1999 alongside Asuom Kwaebibrem Stars and played the GPL in 2000. He was spotted by coach Ernst Middendorp after B/A United Eliminated Kotoko from the FA Cup on 27th August 2000. The game B/A United beat Kotoko 3-0 on penalties after 0-0. Gordon Ablordey...
Acting IGP Commends Anti Armed Robbery Taskforce
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Acting IGP Commends Anti Armed Robbery Taskforce

The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has commended the Anti Armed Robbery Taskforce for their work to ensure that communities are safe. He also encouraged them to remain professional and confident in discharging duties. He made the statement when he met officers of the task force for a briefing on 3rd August 2021. The Anti Robbery Taskforce was set up in June 2021 as part of measures to curb armed robberies.
Peter Mac Manu picks up “Board Chairmanship” role of Cocobod
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Peter Mac Manu picks up “Board Chairmanship” role of Cocobod

One time National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and campaign manager for President Akufo-Addo’s successful bid for the Presidency in 2016 and 2020 elections, Peter Mac Manu, has been appointed the Board Chairman of Cocobod. Mr. Mac Manu is expected to take over the role from Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, who served as the Board Chairman of Cocobod during President Akufo-Addo’s first term in office. The Minister responsible for Food and Agriculture, Owusu Afriyie Akoto (MP), is expected to swear in the new Cocobod Board of Directors by Friday 6th of August 2021. Ghana Cocoa Board The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), was established by ordinance in 1947 with the sum of ¢ 27 million (being Ghana’s share of the net profit of the West African Produce Control Board) ...
Bawumia Calls For Greater Unity And Cooperation Between Muslims And Christians For National Development
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Bawumia Calls For Greater Unity And Cooperation Between Muslims And Christians For National Development

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has called for the strengthening of unity and promotion of cooperation between the nation's two leading religious groups, Muslims and Christians to ensure a more impactful development in the country for citizens. Speaking at the opening of the first National Muslims Conference in Accra on Friday, July 30, 2021, Dr. Bawumia welcomed the development-based vision of the Muslims Conference, adding that faith-based groups, particulary Muslims and Christians, have contributed immensely to aiding government's development efforts, The Annual Muslims Conference, which is organised under the auspices of the National Chief Imam and the Muslim Caucus of Parliament, seeks to bring together the various Islamic sects, as well as Muslim groups, to tackle...
Africa Must Build Robust Financial Compliance Systems Against Financial Crime” – President Akufo-Addo
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Africa Must Build Robust Financial Compliance Systems Against Financial Crime” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that for Africa to be able to transform herself, and become the epitome of economic empowerment and self-reliance, she needs to have the wherewithal to be able to protect and optimise the resources at her disposal. To this end, President Akufo-Addo, speaking at the EBII Africa Investments Risk and Compliance (IRC) Summit, on Friday, 30th July 2021, at the University of Oxford, has admonished African governments to build robust financial compliance systems, and ensure strict enforcement of these systems. Speaking on the theme “Financial Crime Compliance and ESG - The Future of African Investment”, the President stated a recent report has put the cost of financial crime compliance across all financial instituti...
Asante Kotoko saddened by the death of former player Godfred Yeboah
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Asante Kotoko saddened by the death of former player Godfred Yeboah

Kumasi Asante Kotoko have are saddened by the demise of their former player Godfred Yeboah popularly known as TV3. The Reds reacted to the death of the player by sending their condolence to the family and friends. "We're saddened to hear of the passing of Godfred Yeboah who represented us from 2001 to 2009. His passion for the club was undeniable and he will be missed. We send our condolences to his family, friends and everyone who cherished him." The former defender passed away on Tuesday after a short illness at age 41. Yeboah featured for Asante Kotoko from 2001 to 2009. He was part of the victorious 2003 team that ended the Porcupines 10-year Ghana Premier League trophy drought. Yeboah had four caps for the senior national team of Ghana including a 2006 World...
Tokyo 2020: Ghana’s Joseph Paul Amoah misses out on 200 m final after finishing 4th in the semis
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Tokyo 2020: Ghana’s Joseph Paul Amoah misses out on 200 m final after finishing 4th in the semis

Ghanaian sprinter, Joseph Paul Amoah has missed out on a place in the finals of the men’s 200m at the Tokyo Olympics. The 24-year athlete finished with a time of 20.27s, placing 4th in his semi-finals heat breaking long standing national record previously held by Myles Mills. Joseph Paul Amoah finish behind American teenager Erriyon Knighton, Rasheed Dwyer of Jamaica and Divine Oduduru from Nigeria. Amoah had to fight his way through to the fourth spot after struggling in the early stages of the race to cope with the pace of the leading pack leaving him slightly behind everyone else. Earlier, he qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s 200 m after finishing 3rd in heat 7 of the half-lap event at the Tokyo Olympics. Amoah crossed the finish line in 20.35s, behind USA’s...
Black Satellites: Abdul Karim Zito invites 35 players to camp
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Black Satellites: Abdul Karim Zito invites 35 players to camp

The Black Satellites celebrating one of their goals at the tournament in Mauritania Ghana U20 head coach Abdul Karim Zito has announced a 35-man squad for camping at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre for Excellence in Prampram. The invited players are expected to report to camp on Tuesday August 3 as the team prepares for their upcoming international assignments. The squad is made up of players from the last U17 national team and some players who were in the Coach Zito’s U20 team that won the WAFU and AFCON trophies. Below are the invited players invited by Coach Abdul Karim NO.NAMESCLUB1.Kwabena BoatengAccra Great Olympics FC2.Emmanuel AyeiShalon FC3.Kweku BoatengCharity Stars FC4.Anim Matthew CudjoeLegon Cities FC5.Mensah Ivan AnokyeZalina FC6.Ofori MacCarthyEleven Wonders FC7.S...
Afriyie Barnieh, Botwe, Afutu and other Hearts players dominate Black Stars B team
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Afriyie Barnieh, Botwe, Afutu and other Hearts players dominate Black Stars B team

Forty-three players have been invited as the Black Stars ‘B’ team commence camping ahead of their upcoming assignments. The invited players are expected to report to the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram on Wednesday August 4. Below are the invited Black Stars B players: Goal KeepersRichard AttahHearts of OakRazak AbaloraAsante KotokoDanlard IbrahimKing FaisalStephen KwekuRichard BaidooOlympicsKarela FCRight BackFatawu MohammedHearts of OakPhilemon BaffourDreams FCSimon MarteyEbusua DwarfsLeft BackIbrahim ImoroAsante KotokoDennis KorsahEbusua DwarfsYakubu ShaibuKotoku RoyalsCenter BackRashid MohammedEleven WondersRobert AddoHearts of OakKonadu YiadomWAFAIsmail Abdul GaniuAsante KotokoIbrahim AbdlahTerry YegbeDreams FCVision FCDefensive midfieldBenjamin Afut...
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