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Ghanaian footballer arrested in Italy for murder

A Ghanaian footballer based in Italy, Solomon Nyantakyi, has been arrested in for the alleged murder of his mother and sister on Tuesday night in the city of Parma, Italy. The former football prodigy with Italian side Parma is the major suspect in the double murder of his mother and young sister who were killed by stabbing at home. He was arrested by police on an escape route in Milan on Wednesday morning as the security forces chased him for allegedly murdering his mother Patience Nfum, 45, and little sister…

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NEWS 

Inusah Fuseini apologises for not notifying successors of recording device

A former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, has apologised to his successors for failing to inform them about the installation of an audio-visual recorder at the office after leaving his post. Alhaji Fuseini’s apology followed news of how the highly sensitive device was found hidden behind Ghana’s Coat of Arms in the office currently occupied by Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources. He owned up as being the brain behind the installation of the device and said “I apologise to my…

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SHOWBIZ 

I was popular before Stonebwoy came – Jupitar

Afro-Dancehall artiste, Michael Okine Mint known in music circles as Jupitar says he was popular before Dancehall musician, Stonebwoy came into the industry. He disclosed in an interview with Doreen Avio on the ‘Let’s Talk Entertainment’ show that although he has worked with Stonebwoy on one of his tracks, he cannot pretend there is no issue between them. “Once I am a musician, I put my issues in a song and replied to him. If I were a boxer, I would go to his house and box him,” he said. Jupitar declared…

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INTERNATIONAL 

Nigeria’s President Buhari to return ‘soon’ – Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari is “recuperating fast” and will return home “very soon”, says Nigeria’s acting head of state Yemi Osinbajo. He made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday morning, after visiting Mr Buhari at the London hospital where he is being treated for an unspecified illness. Mr Osinbajo, now back in Nigeria, said he had discussed a wide range of issues during the hour-long meeting. Mr Buhari has been in London since May. The 74-year-old leader was elected to power in 2015, becoming the first Nigerian opposition leader…

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SPORTS 

George Afriyie to exit GFA after public spat with Kwesi Nyantakyi?

The Vice President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), George Afriyie is on the verge of making an exit from the football governing body after a bust-up with President Kwesi Nyantakyi yesterday. A report on HappyGhana.com indicates that the duo was involved in a spat in the full glare of staff and other visitors at the GFA premises on Tuesday, July 12. “The two most powerful men in Ghana football engaged in an altercation in the United States when the Black Stars played two friendlies against Mexico and USA as they blamed…

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NEWS 

Police officer commits suicide in Kumasi

A police officer with the Buffalo Unit in Kumasi, Corporal Ebenezer Okyere on Wednesday morning allegedly shot and killed himself at Tafo Mile 4 in the Kumasi Metropolis. The police have started investigations into the matter. Graphic Online has gathered that a girlfriend of the deceased had visited him and on Wednesday morning the deceased received a telephone call and walk out of the room to speak. Some eyewitnesses said after the phone call, the deceased was heard to have retorted that if he killed himself, everything would end. He was…

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NEWS 

Pantang staff embark on street protest over land encroachment

Staff of the Pantang Hospital on Wednesday morning hit the streets to mount pressure on government to resolve issues regarding encroachment on the hospital’s lands. The street protest followed a two-day sit-down strike from Monday July 10, to push for the problem to be addressed. Graphic Online’s Maxwell Ocloo reported that they walked with placards from the hospital’s premises to Adenta barrier, then back to the hospital. According to them, several appeals to the authorities over the last few years to stop the indiscriminate developments around them, which they said…

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SHOWBIZ 

I’m not arrogant – Bill Asamoah

President for the Ashanti Regional Chapter of the Ghana Actors Guild, Bill Asamoah has reacted to claims that he is arrogant and bossy to colleagues when they approach him. The movie star in an interaction with Zionfelix on his ‘Celebrity Ride’ show denied the assertion. He explained that he is a principled human being who does not mix work with pleasure. The actor known in private life as William Asamoah Addo stated that he has structured his life in a way that he knows when to joke with colleagues and when to…

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SHOWBIZ 

Don Moen NOT Dead – Son debunks rumour

The alleged news of American Gospel singer-songwriter, Donald James ‘Don’ Moen’s dead suffused on social media, Wednesday, July 12 with lots of sympathisers mourning, but a close source to the family has revealed that the gospel singer is alive. Frank Edward, a gospel singer and an ally of Don Moen took his twitter handle to tweet that people should ignore the fake news as Don Moen is still very much alive. According to him, he had a conversation with Don Moen’s son and he confirmed that he is still very…

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SHOWBIZ 

Stonebwoy pays courtesy call on Chief of Elmina – See Photos + Video

Multiple Award-winning dancehall act and CEO of Burniton Music Group, Stonebwoy who recently inked a milky record deal with Zylofon Media was in Elmina, Central Region on Monday, July 10, 2017. As part of a series of activities which included a commercial shoot for Menzgold as brand ambassador, the 2015 BET Best International Act, Africa paid a courtesy call on the chief of Elmina, Nana Kodwo Condua VI. The Chief respectfully accepted and pleasantly received Stonebwoy whose entourage included his Road Manager Blakk Ceddi, and representatives from his Management and Record…

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Mayweather-McGregor in war of words ahead of mega-fight (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor were on stage together on Tuesday for the first time since promoters nearly one month ago officially announced an unprecedented boxing match, set for August 26 in Las Vegas, between the champions from different combat sports. It didn’t take long for two of the most outspoken athletes on the planet to launch into verbal assaults on one another. The first stop of the Mayweather-McGregor media tour comprising four cities in three countries this week took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where…

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