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We’re fed up with demands for gay rights – Speaker

Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Oquaye, has warned that leaders in countries like Ghana would not countenance the aggressive push by external forces to accept acts such as homosexuality, bestiality among others. His caution follows a courtesy call on him today [Tuesday] by Amnesty International, where they made demands including a scrapping of the death penalty from the statute books. But the Speaker said African leaders are getting tired of some of these demands on the basis of human rights. “Following what Tony Blair said which I personally wrote him…

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SPORTS 

Asamoah Gyan’s boxer threatens to beat sport presenter for insulting them

Ghanaian boxer, Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe has threatened to physically assault outspoken sports presenter, Country Man Songo for defaming his Chief Executive officer, Asamoah Gyan and himself. The BabayJet Promotions signee, who fumed with anger said he will beat the firebrand sports presenter to pulp, wherever he meets him. Tagoe in an interview with Rainbow Radio, described Country Man Songo as a mentally challenged man who smokes Indian hemp. “THAT COUNTRY MAN SONGO WHO SITS ON RADIO AND TELEVISION TO INSULT PEOPLE WITH THE AIM OF ENTERTAINING PEOPLE; HE SPEAKS ANYHOW AND ATTACK PEOPLE WITHOUT RESPECT.  “IF…

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SPORTS 

Women’s Rugby entertains Cape Coast community

Women’s Rugby kicked off in Cape Coast at the Robert Mensah Stadium on Saturday 8 July 2017 with four teams taking part in a Sevens Female Rugby Festival. Teams from the two Ghana Rugby Regional Associations, GARA and CentWest, came together to start what will turn out to be regular competition between women Rugby teams in Ghana. The ladies teams from Griffons Empire and Dennis Foundation (CentWest) and Cosmos Buffalos and Conquerors (GARA) thoroughly entertained an excited crowd in Cape Coast. The event was organised by the CentWest and GARA…

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SPORTS 

Herbert Mensah inspires “Gutter-to-Gutter” Rugby

The President of Ghana Rugby, Herbert Mensah, has started a new craze amongst the Ghana Rugby players that he calls “Gutter-to-Gutter” Rugby. Exercise and physical training have always been part and parcel of his daily routine and Herbert Mensah often combines this to take his dogs for a brisk morning walk in the neighbourhood of Osu, Accra. This habit inspired some of the Ghana Rugby players to join him and to combine the early morning walk with honing Rugby skills in terms of ball handling. “During the recent Rugby Africa…

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NEWS 

I will put my Presidency on line to stop galamsey- President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has served notice that he is prepared to put his Presidency on the line in his avowed quest to fight illegal mining, otherwise known as galamsey. He said many people had said he needed to proceed cautiously, since the people involved were the same people who had voted him into power, and that should he take such a decision against them, they would not vote for him in the next election. But the President, sounding very animated, said that would not be much of a…

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NEWS 

Police hunt for 21 more robbers

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service is on the heels of 21 other suspected robbers believed to be members of the gang of Fulani robbers which operates on the country’s major highways. Investigations conducted by the police have revealed that the 21 wanted robbers belong to the same gang as the 24 robbers who are already in the grip of the police. The gang has for sometime now attacked travellers on the highways. Suspects wanted The police gave their names as Azumah Yahyah, the most notorious…

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SPORTS 

Asamoah Gyan explains he has officially returned to take penalties for Black Stars

Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan has insisted he was not going to give up taking penalties for the Black Stars, until he was able to break the jinx of ‘miss kicks’ after a five year break. Announcing he has officially returned to take penalties for the team, the 31-year-old said he would only be fulfilled with his football career until he was able to break that jinx of ‘miss kicks’. Gyan, noted for miss kicking crucial penalties for the Black Stars in 2012 decided to stay away from spot kicks…

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NEWS 

Amewu’s office bugged – National Security investigates

The office of the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, has been bugged, but he says the planting of secret cameras and recorders in his office will not deter him from fighting wrongdoing in his sector, especially illegal mining. He said the National Security had taken over investigations, adding, “I am being extremely careful, going forward.” Security officials were said to have found the audio-visual recording device in Mr Amewu’s office after they had swept the room. The device is said to have been planted behind…

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NEWS 

Ayisi Boateng appointed Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa

Mr George Ayisi Boateng, a founder member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region has been appointed Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa. Affectionately called Onipa Nua, Mr Ayisi Boateng received his letter of credence from President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday at a ceremony at the Flagstaff House where 21 other ambassadors were also presented with their letters of credence . Onerous responsibility Graphic Online’s Presidential correspondent, Victor Kwawkume reported that President Akufo-Addo said the “distinguished men and women” were carefully selected as ambassadors to safeguard…

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POLITICS 

Ignore post-Kwesi Botchwey survey – Mahama tells NDC members

The Office of former President John Dramani Mahama has asked members and supporters of the National Democratic Congress to ignore persons purporting to be undertaking a post Kwesi Botchwey Committee survey. A statement issued Tuesday and signed by the Special Aide to the former President, Joyce Bawah Mogtari, said no such team had been formed to undertake a post survey. It said, “The Office of HE John Dramani Mahama wishes to inform all members, supporters and sympathisers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the Former President has not constituted any team to…

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I’m an Ambassador of Ghana, not NPP – Edward Mahama

The newly appointed Ambassador-at-large, Dr Edward Mahama, has described as an honour his appointment by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. He has also described criticisms by the Chairman and General Secretary of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Bernard Monarh and Atik Mohammed, as an attempt to spite him. The 2016 flagbearer of the PNC in a radio interview on Accra-based Citi FM said his decision to accept the appointment was in the interest of the state and not of a political party. “I am quite clear in my conscience that he [President Akufo-Addo] has…

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