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Coronavirus: Premier League confirms one positive result in latest testing round
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Coronavirus: Premier League confirms one positive result in latest testing round

One person has been confirmed positive for coronavirus after 1,197 players and staff were checked in the latest round of testing, the Premier League says. The league said the person will self-isolate for seven days. There have now been five rounds of testing for Covid-19, and the total of positive results has increased to 13 from 5,079 tests. Premier League players and staff are currently tested twice a week, with the league set to resume on 17 June. More to follow.
Gambia demands probe after US police shoot dead diplomat’s son
World

Gambia demands probe after US police shoot dead diplomat’s son

The Gambia has demanded a "credible" investigation after the son of a diplomat was shot dead by US police. Thirty-nine-year-old Momodou Lamin Sisay was shot after a car chase in Georgia on Friday morning, according to the preliminary investigation by Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). He was pronounced dead on the scene. The police said he had produced a gun. The shooting comes amid widespread protests after a US police officer killed George Floyd last week. Georgia investigators said that at approximately 03:49 in the morning, a police officer in Snellville, Georgia attempted to stop his vehicle but the vehicle did not stop, and a pursuit ensued. "Officers approached the vehicle and gave verbal commands for the driver to show his hands. The driver did not com...
Azumah Nelson settles Patience Nyarko and Joe Mettle beef with his playlist
Entertainment

Azumah Nelson settles Patience Nyarko and Joe Mettle beef with his playlist

Azumah Nelson may be a boxer by profession but he is a peacemaker by calling, because he just ‘subtly’ settled the recent beef between Joel Mettle and Patience Nyarko. It can be recalled that Patience Nyarko in an interview said Joe Mettle named Artiste of the 2017 Year at the Ghana Music Awards is not the best gospel musician in the country; and that most Joe Mettle’s English language songs are renditions of old Pentecost and Methodist hymns. However, in an interview on the Y Leaderboard series with Rev. Erskine on YFM the man popularly known as ‘Zum Zum’ named the biggest hits from both Joel Mettle and Patience Nyarko as part of his playlist any day. After Azumah Nelson was put in the spirit with Joel Mettle’s smash-hit ‘Bo Noo ni’ he jammed to Patience Nyarko’s smash-hit ‘Ob...
Determination kept Wendy Shay in music business-Bullet
Entertainment

Determination kept Wendy Shay in music business-Bullet

The CEO of RuffTown Records says Wendy Shay motivated him to stay in the music industry after Ebony’s death. Bullet said he had lost hope in himself and thought the death of his signee would be the end of his contribution to entertainment in the country. The artiste manager born, Ricky Nana Agyeman, wrote on Instagram that at the time of Ebony’s death he was in Sweden and was ready to start life afresh in there. “I went through pain, shock, confusion and depression…The only thing that motivated me to stay in the music industry was one lady who was ready to quit nursing in Germany and relocate to do music in Ghana if only I will manage her,” he wrote on Instagram to celebrate Wendy Shay’s two year anniversary in the music industry. Bullet explained that taking on Wendy Shay...
Wanlov: I’ve been planning to divorce my wife for 10 years
Entertainment

Wanlov: I’ve been planning to divorce my wife for 10 years

Rapper, Wanlov The Kubolor, known for his uniqueness music sense has opened up about his marital life in an interview with Jay Foley on Prime Morning show, Monday. A leading act with the FOKN Bois duo said marriage is something he will never involve himself in till the end of life. The father of seven children said he is married to the mother of his first child, whom he has been trying to divorce for a decade but still not yielding any positive effect. “I have seven kids with five women. I’m married to the first wife, which we’ve been trying to divorce for ten years but it’s not working. And I don’t intend to marry again in my life,” he said. Wanlov is known to have named his children odd and funny names like ‘Radio, and TV.’ According to him, Radio’s mother refused to...
Ghanian Politician Gabby Otchere-Darko reign praises on Shatta Wale
Entertainment

Ghanian Politician Gabby Otchere-Darko reign praises on Shatta Wale

Strongman in the New Patriotic Party Gabby Otchere-Darko, has reigned praises on Ghanaian reggae and dancehall musician Shatta Wale for his attitude during the outbreak of the COVID-19. In a tweet posted on his page the renowned politician said that he was impressed with the way Shatta Wale is using his influence to positively impact young people in the country. "In contemplation... I have watched and have been impressed about the apparent growing maturity of this young man. He recognises his influence on young people and seems determined to exploit it for positivity. His actions and messages in this Covid-19 period have been exemplary." Gabby Otchere Darko posted. The "Ayoo" singer during the early stages of the pandemic donated veronica buckets and Hand Sanitizers to his commun...
GFA name advisory committee for Autonomous Premier League
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GFA name advisory committee for Autonomous Premier League

Board Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club, Togbe Afede XIV, has been appointed by the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association as Chairman of the Autonomous Premier League Advisory Committee. This follows the decision of the Executive Council to name Member, Dr. Toni Aubynn and Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuakoh, Chairman of the Club Licensing Board as its nominees to serve on the Committee. They join the three representatives of the Premier League clubs, Delali Senaye, CEO of Inter Allies Football Club, Mr. John Ansah, Operations Manager of Cape Coast Mysterious Ebusua Dwarfs Football Club and Togbe Afede XIV, Board Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club. The five-member Committee will start the process leading to the Ghana Premier League going autonomous. It would b...
GFA President, WPL chairperson visit Lexta Ghana limited
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GFA President, WPL chairperson visit Lexta Ghana limited

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku and Mrs. Hilary Boaten, Chairperson of the Women’s Premier League Management Committee on Monday, June 1, 2020, paid a working visit to Lexta Ghana Limited, producers of YAZZ sanitary pads and other range of products. The visit was to familiarize with activities of the company and also to sell the beautiful agenda of the steady growth of women’s football in the country to the company which is mainly into the production of women essentials. Managing Director of Lexta Ghana Limited, Mr. Martin Brobbey received the delegation and was excited for the visit. Both parties believe this visit will serve as a stepping stone for a healthy relationship between Lexta LTD and women's football in Ghana. The Ghana Football...
Shatta Wale, tops billboard’s local heroes chart
Entertainment

Shatta Wale, tops billboard’s local heroes chart

Reggae & Dance-hall artiste, Charles Nii-Armah Mensah, popularly known as Shatta Wale, has according to Billboard “Local Heroes”, topped the five most-watched homegrown artiste in Ghana chart based on a year of local YouTube views with an overwhelming 13.26M streams. Wale’s 2019 album is called Wonder Boy, and the singer-songwriter and actor seems determined to live up to that name. The country’s two biggest political parties have used his songs in campaigns; his 2018 album, Reign, hit No. 6 on Billboard’s Top World Albums chart; and in April, he organized the online Faith Concert to cheer up fellow Ghanaians during the COVID-19 pandemic. He was ranked ahead of BET award winning rapper and singer – Sarkodie, Nickelodeon & BET Winner| 3-Time Best Reggae/Dancehall Act in A...