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Don’t be an appendage to gov’t; Akufo-Addo tells Police

The president, Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in the Police Council with a call on them to ensure that the Police Service is not an appendage to the governing party. Demanding a high sense of professionalism from the service personnel, the president said the police officers must not tie their wellbeing to the party in power. “There will be no interference in your work,” the president assured the police council whilst calling on their professional judgement and counsel on issues of policy. The swearing in of the Police Council chaired by…

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Power generation to be enhanced; low tariffs anticipated – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo, says it is the expectation of government and Ghanaians that the Offshore Cape Three Point (OCTP) partners will ensure prudent management of the Sankofa oil and gas project to achieve cost efficiency. This, according to President Akufo-Addo, is the only way low gas prices can be guaranteed, and, eventually, low electricity tariffs to stimulate development. “With the addition of the production from the OCTP to those of the T.E.N and Jubilee fields, we are optimistic that our beloved nation will enhance significantly its gas supply for our domestic…

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Photos: ‘One turn for oil, one giant turn for Ghana’ -Akufo-Addo commissions 3rd FPSO

President Nana Akufo-Addo has commissioned Ghana’s third oil Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel named after former President John Agyekum Kufuor. Watched on by a line-up of top government officials and Italian managers of the vessel, the President turned the valve wearing a smile that meant – let the cash flow. The FPSO will extract 80,000 barrels of oil of the Sankofa Gye-Nyame Fields. Sankofa means ‘go back for it’. But if the 170 million cubic feet of gas from the fields is anything to go by, Ghana will…

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POLITICS 

Akufo Addo wears fake local textiles – Abraham Koomson

General Secretary of the Textile, Garment and Leather Employees’ Union (TEGLU), Abraham Koomson has said President Akufo Addo’s nicely sewn African prints shirts are made from fake textiles. President Akufo-Addo, who is known for his sharp suits, has in the past few months developed a new love for African prints and is making waves with his new shirts, much to the admiration of lots of Ghanaians. He came under heavy flak from a section of the public over his appearance whenever he wore suits. It appears he heard the concerns…

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SPORTS 

Asamoah Gyan mobbed at Kayseri airport [SEE PHOTOS]

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan could barely walk to a waiting Range Rover Sport provided for him after touching down in the city of Kayseri, where he will be playing for local club Kayserispor at least for the next two years. Gyan, on Wednesday evening, touched down at the Erkilet International Airport together with club President Erol Bedir from Istanbul where he had agreed to terms of a 2+1 year deal. Thousands of enthusiastic Kayserispor fans gathered at the Airport exit to welcome the Ghanaian stars amidst chants and fireworks. Moved by…

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Ghana drops to 50th position in latest FIFA Ranking

Ghana has dropped to 50th from the 45th position in the latest FIFA Rankings released for the month of July on Thursday. Ghana now drops from eighth position to ninth in the African rankings. Egypt remained the Africa No.1 country though they dropped 4 places to 24th on the table, followed by Senegal, DR Congo, Tunisia, Cameroon, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Algeria. Germany leads the FIFA rankings again after the 2014 World Cup winner added the Confederations Cup title on Sunday. Victory by a second-string squad lifted Germany up two places,…

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SHOWBIZ 

Yaa Pono disses Shatta Wale & Shatta Michy – WATCH VIDEO

The lyrical war between rapper Yaa Pono and Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale is far from over. On Republic Day, July 1, Pono performed the diss song ‘Gbee Naabu‘ he released during the heat of the ‘misunderstanding’ between himself and Wale at the Y FM Area Codes Jam held in Kumasi. He also performed a freestyle during his set dissing Shatta Michy. Watch below.  It is believed the ‘friction’ between the two artistes is as a result of the inability of Yaa Pono to perform at a concert in Cape Coast in…

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19 to face trial for murder of Major Mahama

The Accra Central District Court has discharged 13 persons alleged to have been involved in the lynching of Major Maxwell Mahama. The 13 are part of the initial 32 suspects who have been charged with the murder of the Major. The remaining 19 however, are still facing trial on charges of murder and conspiracy to murder. The 13 individuals were discharged following a request by the prosecutor, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mr George Amegah . According to him, the prosecution intends to use those discharged as witnesses in the…

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Offshore Cape Three Points gas project will end dumsor – Italian Embassy

The Italian Embassy in Ghana is hopeful that the new oil field located in the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) in the Western Region will put an end to the local power crisis popularly referred to as “dumsor” The Embassy in a statement congratulating the government of Ghana, the Italian Oil & Gas Company ENI, VITOL and GNPC for the inaugural drilling of oil which has been extracted ahead of schedule at the OCTP in the Western Region said gas from the field will be “commercialised locally in order to…

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SHOWBIZ 

Photos: Former Hiplife star Yaw Siki spotted preaching in a commercial vehicle

Former Hiplife star, Yaw Siki is committed to sharing the word of the creator. Now known as Brother Yaw, he preaches at public places, and in commercial vehicles. Few days ago, he was spotted in a commercial vehicle sharing the world of God with its occupants. After he survived an accident in 2013, he decided to quit secular music and become a gospel musician, a decision he announced in March 2014.   Photos below.  Read below our report about his transition from Yaw Siki to Brother Yaw on May 24, 2016. …

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Prempeh College quiz team reveal strategy for winning 2017 NSMQ

The Prempeh College quiz team that won the 2017 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) last week, has revealed that “the uncommon favour of God made us stand out” from the other competitors. Appearing for a personality radio interview on Accra based Starr FM Wednesday night, the contestants, Wonder Sarfo-Ansah and Daniel Osei Badu said they entered the competition fearless. When host of the show Bola Ray asked them if they were worried about any of the competing schools going into the competition, Daniel Osei Badu said: “we weren’t worried about any school…

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