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Ghanaian chef to cook ‘waakye’ for Queen Elizabeth

Ghanaian chef, Chef Elijah Amoo Addo has accepted a request by Queen Elizabeth to cook for her. Elijah Amoo Addo, a food stylist, was in the UK to receive the Queen’s Young Leaders Award for his contribution to community development in Ghana. “The most fascinating of it all is having to meet the Queen and for the Queen to ask me if I’ll love to cook for her which obviously I said yes. I’m going to cook one of our favourite dishes in Ghana, Waakye,” he said in an interview…

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POLITICS 

President Akufo-Addo signs 8 AU Treaties

President Nana Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, appended his signature to eight Treaties, Protocols and Charters of the African Union, on the sidelines of the 29th AU Summit currently on-going in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Treaties are; the Constitution for the African Civil Aviation Commission; Protocol on the establishment of the African Monetary Fund; the African Union Convention on Cyber Security and Personal Data Protection; and the Road Safety Charter. The rest are: Protocol to the African Charter on Human Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of older persons; Statute of the African Minerals…

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SHOWBIZ 

God has given Shatta Wale something unique – Dede Ayew

Black Stars deputy skipper Andre Dede Ayew, has said dancehall artiste Shatta Wale’s uniqueness is a gift from God. The West Ham United player said his all time favourite musician in Ghana is Shatta Wale. “I KNOW MOST OF HIS SONGS IF NOT ALL OF THEM HE IS THE NUMBER IN GHANA. HE HAS MADE A LOT OF SONGS THAT HAVE TOUCHED THE HEARTS OF GHANAIANS. HE IS SOMEONE IT GOT TO A POINT PEOPLE DID NOT UNDERSTAND HIS MENTALITY BUT NOW THEY ARE GETTING TO UNDERSTAND HIS PHILOSOPHY. HE HAS…

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NEWS 

School bus falls into valley at Lake Bosomtwe; One student trapped, another missing

One person is feared dead, one missing and more than forty others injured after a school bus plunged into a valley near Lake Bosomtwe between Abono and Kuntanase in the Ashanti region on Monday evening. The one who is feared dead was trapped under the vehicle and as of 10pm, the rescue team had not been able to lift the vehicle from the valley. Page 1 of 2 The injured persons are responding to treatment at various hospitals. Nineteen of them are at the Kuntanase Government Hospital, 20 at the…

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NEWS 

Woyome is sick; Supreme Court adjourns oral examination to July 24

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application by businessman, Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome seeking to stop the scheduled oral examination by the Attorney General (AG) in relation to the Ghc51.2 million indebtedness to the state. Giving the ruling Tuesday morning, the court presided over by a single judge, Mr Justice A.A Benin, was of the view that the application had no basis. Graphic Online’s Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson reported the court said Mr Woyome failed to demonstrate that he will suffer any hardship or irreparable damage as a result of the oral examination….

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NEWS 

Quiz mistress gets 2 new handbags

Oye GH, a local bag and accessories firm, has donated two custom-made bags to Dr Elsie Effah Kaufmann, the National Science and Maths Quiz mistress whose bag was stolen last Thursday. According to the management of the firm, the gesture was meant to ease the pain of the distraught senior lecturer at the University of Ghana. The black bag with red zipper was stolen at the National Theatre after the final of the 2017 edition of the quiz on Thursday June 29. Even though some items in her stolen bag…

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NEWS 

Aboabo: Police kill robber in shootout

A suspected armed robber has been gunned down at Aboabo-Akorem in the Asawasi Municipality of the Ashanti Region after a fierce gun battle with police officers on Monday. A police officer also sustained a gunshot wound in the leg in the process. The suspect, whose identity is not yet known, is said to be a member of the gang which has been terrorising residents in the area. According to an eyewitness, the police came to the scene based on a tip-off and mounted a search in an uncompleted building where the…

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SHOWBIZ 

Lil Win hands over new house to mother on 70th birthday

Actor, Kwadwo Nkansah Lil Win has presented a new house to his 70-year-old mother as a birthday gift. Ante Adwoa Afrah, the mother of the Ghanaian celebrity could not hold back her tears when Lil Win handed over the keys to the 4-bedroom house to her at the weekend. Lilwin, told friends and family who had gathered to witness the dedication and handing over of the house that his mother was a stronghold in his life and therefore wanted to thank her in a special way. According to the actor,…

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