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June2017

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GITMO 2 judgement: Gov’t assures of ‘prompt’ action; urges calm

The government says it will soon act on a ruling by the Supreme Court on Thursday that former President John Mahama breached the constitution when he admitted two ex-Guantanamo detainees into the country. “Government wants to assure the nation that the ex-detainees, who have been comporting themselves well since their[…]

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Crystal Palace set to appoint De Boer as manager

Crystal Palace are close to appointing Frank de Boer as manager. The former Netherlands international, 47, has been offered the job and negotiations are at an advanced stage. It is understood he was the first choice of Palace chairman Steve Parish and informed the south London side they were his[…]

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Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy dies aged 42

The rapper Prodigy, who made up one half of the group Mobb Deep, has died aged 42. The hip hop star, whose real name is Albert Johnson, was on tour in Las Vegas performing with the “Art of Rap” tour alongside Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T, amongst others. Mobb[…]

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Too many half-baked managers – Bombers coach

The head coach of Ghana’s National Boxing Team Ofori Asare has said the sport is experiencing a downward turn as a result of substandard managers. The underwhelming performance of today’s Ghanaian boxers is fast washing off the hard earned reputation made by some legends of this land, a situation Asare[…]

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Liverpool sign former Chelsea winger Salah for £34m

Liverpool have completed the 39m euro (£34m) signing of Roma’s former Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian, 25, has signed a five-year deal and has been a prime target for manager Jurgen Klopp. At current exchange rates, the fee is short of the club record £35m paid for Andy Carroll[…]

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Abraham Attah unveiled as Free SHS ambassador

Internationally acclaimed young Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah has been unveiled by the Education Ministry as the ambassador for the NPP government’s Free Senior High School programme. 15-year-old Attah, who played a starring role in Netflix’ 2015 hit movie ‘Beasts of No Nation’ was unveiled on Thursday, June 22, 2017 by[…]

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Hannah Tetteh disagrees with Bagbin over MPs corrupt claim

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Madam Hannah Tetteh has disagreed with statements by the second deputy Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin that politicians are corrupt because of the existing system. The former Majority Leader on Starr Chat Wednesday told host Bola Ray that “we should all admit, we are all[…]

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Kufuor’s Nkrumah comments unfortunate – CPP

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has rejected comments by former president John Agyekum Kufuor that Ghana’s first leader Kwame Nkrumah “virtually killed” democracy during his reign. Kufuor who governed Ghana from 2001-2009 told the leadership of the International Democratic Union (IDU) which paid a courtesy call on him at his[…]

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US withdraws protocol visas for former Presidents, MPs

The government of the United States of America has stripped protocol visa allocation to top Ghanaian government officials including former Presidents and Members of Parliament on non-official visits. The directive means that all former presidents including John Dramani Mahama, and John Agyekum Kufuor will have to book an appointment or[…]

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Gov’t not funding Black Stars’ US-Mexico friendlies

The Ministry of Sports has stated it is not funding the Black Stars friendly games against Mexico and the USA. The Sports Ministry has been criticized for not declaring budgets for both games, but the spokesperson for the ministry Elvis Adjei Baah said both games have been fully catered for[…]

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