Day: June 8, 2020

Politics

Akufo-Addo is ‘chief patron’ of corruption in his government – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says President Nana Akufo-Addo is the biggest enabler and promoter of corruption in his government. Speaking at the launch of its Corruption Tracker Series at the NDC’s second Weekly Press Briefing in Accra on Monday, the party’s National Communications Officer, Mr. Sammy Gyamfi, said despite promising to protect the public […]

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Let’s use Tema Interchange responsibly – Akufo-Addo to motorists

President Akufo-Addo has admonished motorists in the capital city, Accra, to ensure that they use the newly constructed Tema Motorway Interchange responsibly and productively. The President made the call when he addressed attendees of the commissioning of phase one of the grade separation of the Tema Intersection in Tema today, Friday, June 5, 2020. President […]

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How Can Anyone With A Working Mind Still Support Donald Trump? – Asks Hilary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has denigrated Trump, claiming his response to George Floyd’s death and ensuing protests is ‘inadequate,’ and asserting the president is ‘such a failure across the board.’ In a blistering interview with the Los Angeles Times published early Friday morning, Clinton held nothing back in her criticism of the president. ‘It is a mystery why anybody […]

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C.I. 126 Set For Debate on Tuesday

Members of Parliament (MPs) are set to debate a report of the Committee on Subsidiary Legislation on the Public Elections (Registration of Voters) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 (C.I. 126) after it was laid on Thursday, June 4, 2020. The Constitutional Instrument (C.I.) 126, which gives legal backing to the plans by the Electoral Commission (EC) to […]

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Sports

Rawlings Saved My Career…Azumah Nelson

Boxing great Azumah has revealed that it took the wise counsel of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings to save his illustrious pugilistic career. He described the statesman’s advice which became eminent as prophesy, and admitted he eternally owes him tonnes of thanks. The boxing hall of famer pointed out that his disciplinarian background informed his decision […]

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Ronaldo Is First Billionaire Footballer

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first footballer to earn over $1 billion, according to Forbes, putting him ahead of rival Lionel Messi. Ronaldo, 35, is ranked at No. 4 in the business magazine’s list of the world’s highest-paid figures in 2020 ‒ behind only Kylie Jenner, Kanye West and Roger Federer ‒ with analysis suggesting he brought […]

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NPP Unveils Parliamentary Aspirants June 8

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is scheduled to announce its parliamentary aspirants that have been cleared for the June 20 primaries. NPP’s General Secretary, John Boadu, is due to make the announcement at a press conference on Monday, June 8, 2020. During the press conference scheduled to start at 8:30am, the party is to outline […]

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Anthony Joshua says ‘racism is a pandemic’ at Black Lives Matter march

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua described racism as a “pandemic” when he addressed protesters at a Black Lives Matter march. The 30-year-old, wearing a knee brace as a “precautionary measure”, read a poem and spoke in front of hundreds of people in his home town of Watford. “The virus has been declared a pandemic,” […]

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Essien opened Indonesia League 1 doors to other top European stars – Bali United coach claims

Click to read all about coronavirus → Bali United coach Stefano Cugurra Teco has categorically stated that Michael Essien opened the doors for other top players to join the Thai Premier League. Essien, who joined Persib Bandung on a free transfer in 2017, established himself as one of the key players for the side in […]

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Bawumia to launch National Digital Payment Platform today

Click to read all about coronavirus → The Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia will today Monday 8th June 2020 launch a new single digital payment platform that is expected to enhance government digitization agenda. Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who disclosed this in Accra on Friday said the introduction of the single digital […]

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