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Korle Bu doctor found dead in hotel room

A dental surgeon at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Dominic Avogo was found dead in at hotel room at Dansoman in Accra on Thursday night. According to the Police Public Relations Officer for Greater Accra Region, ASP Efia Tenge, the cause of his death not yet known. Speaking to Accra based Citi FM, she said the remains of the doctor has since been deposited at the morgue at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital for autopsy. ASP Tenge further stated that a woman whose name was only given as Sarah checked…

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SHOWBIZ 

Pregnant Gifty Anti proudly displays growing baby bump

A picture of ace broadcaster, Gifty Anti, proudly displaying her growing baby bump has appeared on social media and generated a discussion. Although she was yet to comment on the picture which went into circulation Friday morning. social media users are already speculating on the sex of the baby. “It’s a girl and she will be called Princess of Adumasa,” are some of the comments on social media. The marriage of the popular TV personality with Nana Ansah Kwao IV of Joy News TV and chief of Adumasa in the Eastern Region…

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NEWS 

22 trapped illegal miners given mass burial

A mass burial have been given to the 22 illegal miners who were trapped in a galamsey pit at Nsuta near Prestea in the Western Region on Sunday. This comes after a search and rescue team indicated that the bodies of the trapped illegal miners could not be retrieved. Speaking to Accra based radio station, Citi FM, the Deputy Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Benito Owusu Bio said the total number of victims were 22. He explained that ‘The total number of victims we have now is 22…. we have…

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SHOWBIZ 

Tutulapato raps better than D-Black – Wanlov the Kubolor

Musician Wanlov the Kubolor known privately as Emmanuel Owusu-Bonsu, has rated young rapper Tutulapato as a better rapper than hip-pop artiste D Black. The Fokn Bois artiste, in an earlier interview has said D-Black is not a rapper but a good business man. Speaking with Kasapa FM’s Gatuso on Aben Wo Ha show, Wednesday, the controversial rapper who felt reluctant to answer if D Black and Shatta Wale are his friends, asked the presenter if he knows Tutulapato. “YES I KNOW D BLACK THAN SHATTA WALE… I’VE MET AND HAD A CHAT WITH…

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SPORTS 

Countryman Songo is not even fit to be my house boy – Asamoah Gyan

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has responded to Patrick Osei Agyemang’s criticism of him missing a penalty kick in Ghana’s friendly game against the United States of America. Popular Black Stars critic Patrick popularly known as Countryman Songo made Gyan a talking point for an episode of his Fire For Fire TV show outlining how selfish Ghana’s captain is. Songo continues to compare Gyan to other Black Stars greats saying the man who has scored 51 goals for Ghana is nowhere near these names. Asamoah Gyan who has joined a new club…

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SPORTS 

Media stand of Accra Sports Stadium closed

The Ministry of Youth and Sports have officially closed the media stand of the Accra Sports Stadium for renovation. The media section has been in a deplorable state for quite a time with the Ministry taking immediate action to close the place down. The arena has been barricaded preventing any media personnel to be seated during matches beginning with the Ghana Premier League tie between Olympics and Wa All Stars. Pressmen will hence be relocated to a new section for their duties during matches at the edifice. This could be…

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INTERNATIONAL 

Trump warns of ‘severe’ actions against North Korea

President Trump warned Thursday that North Korea could face “some pretty severe” consequences after its defiant test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, but Washington also confronted firm opposition from Russia and China over any possible response. Trump did not specify potential U.S.-directed punishment for North Korea, which on Tuesday launched a missile that experts say had a range capable of reaching Alaska. Yet efforts to find consensus among world powers appeared to hit a wall — sharply limiting Trump’s options. New sanctions would have little effect unless backed by China,…

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NEWS 

PHOTO: Snail seller who raised ‘alarm’ on Major Mahama discharged by Court

The snail seller, who raised the “alarm,” that the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama was a suspected armed robber, was Thursday discharged by the Accra Central District Court. Akosua Takyiwaa, alias Maame Bono, was discharged together with 12 other people, whom the prosecution now wants to use as witnesses. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mr George Amegah made this known in court on Thursday, reports Graphic Online’s Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson. Takyiwaa, according to the police who thought Major Mahama was a suspected armed robber raised the “alarm” on May 29, 2017 after she spotted his sidearm while…

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SHOWBIZ 

There are no female Dancehall artists in Ghana – Epixode

Ghanaian Dancehall act, Theophilus Nii Arday Otoo, known in showbiz circles as Epixode says there are no female Dancehall artists in Ghana. The ‘My Zimbabwean Girl’ hitmaker who was speaking in an interview with Joy Prime said although some Ghanaian female artists have the looks and style for the genre, they are not doing Dancehall. “I don’t know of any female Dancehall artiste in Ghana. I only know of Afrobeat artiste in Ghana,” he said. He added that compared to the likes of Spice and Lady Saw from Jamaica, what Ghanaian…

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NEWS 

17 Nkrumah Circle prostitutes nabbed

About 17 women suspected of engaging in prostitution have been nabbed by the Police in Accra. The number includes two nursing mothers and some other nine men who were also apprehended for allegedly obstructing the Police during the swoop to arrest the suspected prostitutes at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle last night. Confirming the arrest to Journalists, the Nima Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Abraham Acquaye said the suspects are being screened for the various offences and will be arraigned soon. “We are holding them for the offences of prostitution particularly…

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SPORTS 

Why I took penalty against USA – Asamoah Gyan

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed he personally opted to take the penalty during their 2-1 defeat to USA in an international friendly game in Connecticut on July 1, with the hope of breaking a five-year jinx on his spot kick efforts. The 31-year-old vowed in 2012 never to get involved in any penalty exercise for Ghana in honour of his deceased mother, who had warned him to avoid spot kicks. However, he surprisingly stepped forward to execute the kick when the Black Stars were awarded a penalty against the…

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