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Korean Cosmetics Firm Eyes Ghana

MULTIPLE AWARD winning South Korean cosmetics manufacturing company, HanBangMeIN (HBMIC) Group is considering the possibility of expanding its operations to the Ghanaian market in due course. The HBMIC Group has since its inception in 1985 been a major force in the Korean cosmetics industry, expanding its operations overseas to countries such as China, Thailand, Japan and Vietnam, among others. But the company is also now looking to Africa, beginning with Ghana, as part of continuous efforts to expand its operations and meet the needs of people in other regions. It…

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SPORTS 

2017 Bahamas C’wealth Youth Games

GHANA made an impressive start in the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games which is underway in Nassau, Bahamas. The Ghanaian pair of Kelvin Katey Carbon and Eric Tsatsu defeated their opponents from Papua New Guinea in two straight sets in the opening preliminary match and will be full of confidence as they go into their next game. The Ghanaians again met Trinidad and Tobago in their second preliminary game also defeated them in two straight sets. In tennis, Ghana’s female player, Ibrahim Mariam got a walkover and would face Nigeria’s Adetunji…

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SPORTS 

Ghana Rugby seizes opportunity of a lifetime Selected to qualify for world tournaments

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) was informed that the Union was drawn to take part in the Rugby Afrique Men’s Sevens Tournament that will take place in Kampala Uganda on the 6th and 7th of October 2017. This tournament serves as the qualifier for (1) the Sevens Rugby World Cup 2018, (2) the Commonwealth Games and (3) the World Series repechage tournament in Hong Kong. Ghana Rugby got into this tournament because it qualified as a full member of World Rugby on 10 May 2017 in a record time…

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POLITICS 

Kennedy Agyapong’s utterances don’t bother me – Akufo Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said that attacks against his government by the Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP) Kennedy Agyapong do not bother him. According to him, having been in the same political party with the maverick politician, he is aware of his nature and has gotten used to it. “Regarding Kennedy Agyapong’s comments, I am not surprised at where he is going. I have been in the same party with Ken for many years and so I understand him and we know ourselves very well. “His comments do not irritate…

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POLITICS 

Video: I never said I’m disappointed in Akufo Addo – Kennedy Agyepong

Outspoken New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central Constituency in the Central Region has denied media reports that he is disappointed in President Akufo-Addo for sidelining the Central Region in his appointments. Ken Agyapong while addressing the Central Regional Delegates Conference of the NPP on Sunday called on the people of the region to rise up and fight for what is due them as they played a huge role in realizing the party’s victory in the last elections. According to him, the worst of such bad treatment…

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SPORTS 

Kotoko official wants GPL suspended

Asante Kotoko Express Editor, Jerome Otchere has called on the Premier League Board of Ghana to indefinitely suspend the ongoing premier league. According to him, Kotoko’s tragic accident has put the Porcupine in a very gruelling situation and may not allow them to honour the remaining fixtures. Otchere insists that, medical examinations have revealed the “team will need ample time to recover” and it will be suicidal to rush them back into active football. He asserts that, even if Kotoko will require three months to recover, they must be granted…

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SHOWBIZ 

‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 premiere crashes HBO website

HBO’s website was no match for the White Walkers on Sunday night. The cable network’s main website, HBO.com, was down during the seventh-season premiere of Game of Thrones. People who attempted to go to the website were met with an error message saying there was a problem loading the page. But the website returned to working order during the final half of the episode’s East Coast premiere. HBO Now, the network’s over-the-top video streaming service, also wasn’t loading for some viewers during the first half of the episode, which becomes available…

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NEWS 

Supreme Court throws out Woyome’s last minute move to halt oral examination

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed another attempt by businessman, Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome to stop his upcoming oral examination in relation to the Ghc51.2 million indebtedness to the state. In a ruling, a three-member panel, presided over by Mr Justice William Atuguba, said Mr Woyome’s review application was “misconceived ” and accordingly dismissed it, reports Graphic Online’s Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson. Lawyers of Mr Woyome wanted the court to reverse the decision of a single justice of the court , Mr Justice Anthony A. Benin, for the businessman to be orally examined…

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My administration will be judged on the number of jobs I create – Akufo Addo

President Akufo Addo says the success of his administration will be judged on how many jobs he is able to create for the unemployed youth in the country. The President in his opening address at a media encounter on Tuesday said the greatest challenge of his six-month old administration is job creation. He said; “The greatest challenge we face is the creation of jobs. Young people are very anxious about not finding jobs and their parents are even much more anxious about the future of their children after seeing them through…

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I’m the greatest victim of irresponsible journalism in Ghanaian media – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo says he has been the greatest victim in the domain of irresponsible journalism in a section of the Ghanaian media. According to him, he had been the target of many irresponsible media publications for a number of years. He, however, said in spite of the bad nuts among the Ghanaian media, he had never regretted leading the cause to repeal the criminal libel law. He said he still appreciates the work of the Ghanaian media and quoted for support a former President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson’s popular edict…

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