Sports News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: GHANAsoccernet.comBack Stars B goalkeeper’s trainer certain of victory against Burkina FasoIssah NajahuThe goalkeeper’s trainer of the Black Stars B team Issah Najahu is confident that the team will finish the job they started last week in Kumasi. Goals from Saddick Adams and Gideon Waja forced a 2-2 first leg in Ouagadougou ahead of their second leg clash in Kumasi. The goal keepers trainer for the gallant Black Stars B, Issah Najahu, however, believes his charges deserved more than the two goals scored and that with some fine tuning in the week, Ghanaian will see a new face in the team. We could have scored more than just two goals but that is the nature of football. Hopefully we will find our scoring boot on the match day”, Issah Najahu told Ghana Crusader exclusively.
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Sports News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: GHANAsoccernet.comJuventus already looking to replace Galatasaray bound Kwadwo AsamoahKwadwo Asamoah is expected to complete the move this weekKwadwo Asamoah has shown willingness to challenge and play weekly football, something that looks virtually impossible at Juventus. The Ghanaian has already agreed to personal terms with the the Turkish side but the Bianconerri are not ready to release him until they bring Spinazzola back from Atalanta. Juventus are looking to reinforce their wide areas and could use the ambidextrous Spinazzola as a cover up if they are able to recall him from Atalanta though he has one-year left on his loan deal. According reports in Turkey, the Ghanaian is expected to complete the move this week.
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Entertainment of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: entertainmentgh.comCharterhouse wins big at maiden Ghana Event AwardsGeorge Quaye [centre], PRO of Charterhouse speaking to the media at the eventCharterhouse Productions, organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Miss Malaika Ghana, the Night of 1000 laughs comedy series, Ghana Rocks Music Concert, MTN Hitmaker and a lot more, has once again proven why it is the biggest, most consistent, most experienced and leading Event Management Company in Ghana by topping the list of winners at the just ended Ghana Events Awards organized by Event Guide Ghana on Friday 4th August at the African Regent Hotel in Accra. The event, designed to promote the best standards of event management in Ghana released nominations on Friday July 7, with Charterhouse making a strong showing as the company bagged the highest number of nominations including the best event set up, event of the year and Ghana’s favorite event categories for the Vodafone Ghana music awards, Miss Malaika beauty pageant and Ghana Rocks Music concert in Ghana’s favorite event category, and Charterhouse Productions as an organization in the Event Company of the year category. The firms’ flagship event, undoubtedly the biggest and most recognized event on the Ghanaian Entertainment Calendar, the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards beat other events like Ghana meets Naija, Ghana Movie Awards, Roverman Festival of plays and The Glitz Fashion show to win the converted Event of the Year Award, while the firm won the Event Company of the Year category which was fiercely contended by Glitz Africa, Carbon AV-Limited and Exclusive Men, Roverman Productions, Empire Entertainment and Echo House. Other winners on the night were, EMY Awards as the Best Emerging Event, Berla Mundi and Jerry Adjorlolo winning the Best Event MC, female and male, respectively. Swag of Africa who happen to be the official photographer for Miss Malaika Ghana, as the Best Event Photography amongst others.
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General News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: mynewsgh.comVictor Smith is a coward on the touchline - Koku AnyidohoDeputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Koku AnyidohoDeputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Koku Anyidoho has described Ghana’s former High Ambassador to the United Kingdom (UK), Mr Victor Smith as a coward who only takes delight in operating from the touchlines. “If he is a man enough he should also bring a petition against Rawlings and stop being a coward on the touchlines. He has worked with Rawlings before and what prevents him from petitioning against him”, he rebutted on Okay Fm. If he is a man enough he should go into the ring fight and stop indicting national executives on the touchlines. If he is a man I am challenging him to petition against the former President and we will look into it.
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General News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comI’m not greedy; I’m creative - Joseph Siaw AgyepongExecutive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Joseph Siaw AgyepongExecutive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Joseph Siaw Agyepong, has warded off suggestions that the fact that he owes a horde of companies makes him greedy. Joseph Siaw Agyepong owns over 40 companies including the country’s largest waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited; SUBAH Infosolutions; the Road Safety Management Services Limited, which has been awarded the mandatory vehicle towing contract. The controversial business mogul in a rare radio interview stated on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM Tuesday, his joy is "to see people working”. When I create a business, it’s because of employment,” Mr. Agyepong told Kojo Yankson, host of the Show. He bemoaned the current Ghanaian “system” which he said, practically makes it impossible for young people to start up a business after college education.
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General News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: accrafmonline.comTakeover of UT, Capital banks not surprising – Akoto OseiMinister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Anthony Akoto OseiDr Anthony Akoto Osei, Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, and Member of Parliament for Old Tafo, has said players in the banking sector in Ghana are not amazed by the takeover of UT and Capital banks by GCB. According to him, the two banks had been struggling over the years, therefore it was necessary that the Central Bank, the Bank of Ghana, stepped in swiftly to rescue depositors. GCB has taken over UT Bank Ltd and Capital Bank Ltd as the two banks were struggling to operate financially. A statement issued by the Bank of Ghana on Monday August 14 said: “The Bank of Ghana has approved a Purchase and Assumption transaction with GCB Bank Limited that transfers all deposits and selected assets of UT Bank Ltd and Capital Bank Ltd to GCB Bank Ltd. The Bank of Ghana has revoked the licenses of UT Bank Ltd and Capital Bank Ltd.
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Politics of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: radiogold905.comSocial Democracy remains Africa’s pillar of progress – Huudu YahayaHuudu Yahaya stated that the social democratic system guarantees equality of employment and salaryA leading member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alhaji Huudu Yahaya has stated that social democracy is the best system of government to help Africa’s development agenda. He said it would be appropriate to adopt social democratic system which guarantees equality of employment, equality of work and salary for accelerated development. Alhaji Huudu Yahaya was speaking at the launch of a book on social democracy by Dr. William Ahadzie in Accra. He said Ghana and Africa as a whole need social democratic system to develop. The 74-page Green and White book is titled “Basics on Social Democracy Volume 2: the African Perspective.”
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Regional News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: Graphic.com.ghSunyani Police investigate death of three mentally challenged menThe police has begun investigations into the mysterious death of three mentally challenged menThe Sunyani Divisional Police Command has begun investigations into the mysterious death of three mentally challenged men in the early hours of last Saturday. The people of the Sunyani Municipality and its environs woke up last Saturday morning to witness, to their dismay, three mentally challenged persons killed at separate spots in the municipality. Even though they were mentally challenged persons, they were not harmful to the residents. Those who spoke to the Daily Graphic appealed to the Ghana Police Service (GPS) to intensify its operations to stop such heinous crimes in the municipality. Supt Luguyare said the police had already begun investigations into the matter and called on residents to volunteer information for the arrest of the perpetrators.
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Business News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comGovernment at implementation stage of Industrialisation Programme - PresidentPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called for the support of Ghanaians, especially the private sector, as government begins the implementation phase of its programme of industrial transformation of the country. In a statement released by the Flagstaff House, the President indicated that government will promote small and medium scale enterprise development, and establish an industrial sub-contracting exchange that will link SMEs to the supply chain of large scale enterprises. Find the full statement belowAugust 14, 2017For Immediate Release“GOVERNMENT AT IMPLEMENTATION STAGE OF INDUSTRIALISATION PROGRAMME” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDOThe President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed for the unflinching support of Ghanaians, particularly the private sector, as government begins the implementation phase of its programme of industrial transformation of the country. President Akufo-Addo noted, however, that prudent measures put in place by his government have resulted in the industry growing at 11.5% in the first half of 2017. President Akufo-Addo assured participants and Ghanaians of his personal commitment to “ensure the success of what I believe will be one of the most significant contributions of my administration to the transformation of our nation.”
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Feature Article of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Columnist: Fadi DabbousiLicking the wounds: A school of sheer orotundity & inanityplay videoGhana Institute of Social DemocracyIt is usually praiseworthy of people to think of starting a school. So, it was not surprising to hear that the NDC was about starting such a school that its proponents had camouflaged with a fanciful term as “School of Ideology”. When they were in government, they could not get themselves to accept free SHS yet their psychopath, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, managed to make an enticing call as free NDC education. It is harrowing though that they want to set up this school of NDC ideology. What then would happen to Ghana if such a school of indoctrination was set up by a murderous entity like the NDC?
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Politics of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: primenewsghana.comAdmissions open at NDC ‘university’Acting Registrar, Peter Boamah OtokunorOpposition NDC’s ‘university’, Ghana Institute of Social Democracy has opened its maiden admissions for prospective students. The acting Registrar, Peter Boamah Otokunor in a statement said the course will run for a day on Friday, September 1, 2017, at the Party Head office. Adding, any member of the NDC or one who shares in the ideology of the NDC and can read and write the English language qualifies to apply before Wednesday 23rd August 2017. MODULE 001: POLITICAL LEADERSHIP & PARTY ORGANISATIONThe Ghana Institute of Social Democracy has opened admission for a programme inPolitical Leadership & Party Organization. • Any person who is a member of the NDC or share in the ideology in the ideology of NDC.
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Basketball of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comNBA stars to host Ghanaian basketball players today for Africa All Access CampA group picture after the press conferenceGhana’s young basketball hopefuls will get the opportunity to spend the whole day with Golden Warriors star David West as well as Phoenix Suns forward TJ Warren and former Raptors baller Pops Mensah-Bonsu today August 15 at the University of Ghana for a day’s basketball clinic. The one day event dubbed “Africa All Access Camp” will give opportunity to upcoming Ghanaian basketball players to exhibit their talents in the presence of the three NBA stars as well as get requisite training in the sport. The trio expressed their utmost desire to enlighten the youth and also let them know how to excel in playing basketball. “We are not here together but here together in mind because we are focused on making an impact, positive contribution in Africa. In line with West’s vision, Pops said “I see it as a social responsibility to come back and be the best.
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Crime & Punishment of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: brytfmonline.comFetish priest gives client fake gold after paying GHC 10,000File photoA family at Kumasi Ahwerewa in the Asanti Region led by Amoah has accused a fetish priest, only known as Moa for exchanging their gold mineral with counterfeit after he had assisted them to discover the property belonging to their family. According to Amoah, the fetish priest charged the family to pay an amount of GH¢ 10,000 so that he will retrieve their family gold which was hidden spiritually under a tree in a cocoa plantation at Kumasi Ahwerewa by their fore fathers. Confirming the news, the linguist said Amoah together with his family approached the fetish priest to assist them retrieve their family gold. “But unfortunately I over slept and Amoah and the two guys took the gold from me and open it. When I woke up, I asked Amoah why he took the gold whilst I was asleep and he told me that the gold belongs to them so they will keep it’.
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General News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comMore state institutions appear before Public Accounts Committeeplay videoOfficials from the energy sector answering questions asked by the committeePublic Accounts Committee sitting continued in Parliament as officials of some selected state institutions took their turns before the committee for questioning. Officials from the Energy Commission, GRIDCo, Bui Power Authority, GNPC, COCOBOD, VRA, NEDCo, SSNIT and Venture capital made an appearance at today’s sitting. It also hosted officials from the Audit service, the Deputy Minister of Finance and Minister for Energy. Public attention was focused on the committee once more when it began yet another public sitting to consider some reports submitted to Parliament by the Auditor-General and also examined the Performance audit report of the Auditor-General on performance and financial accountability arrangements in state institutionsAbout the Public Accounts CommitteeStanding Order 165 of Parliament assigns the Public Accounts Committee, PAC to examine the audited accounts showing the appropriation of funds granted by Parliament to the government. This is to deepen the mandate of the committee in scrutinising properly, the audited accounts of government institutions.
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Business News of Tuesday, 15 August 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comPublic Accounts Committee quizzes energy sectorplay videoBoakye Agyarko, Energy Minister (m)The Energy commission, GRIDCo, Bui Power Authority, GNPC, VRA and NEDCo made an appearance at today’s sitting. It was also revealed during the meeting that agencies belonging to the energy sector owed themselves huge sums of money. The report also proved that GNPC, regulatory commission for the energy sector has been unable to audit petroleum partners. Current liabilities however moved from 33 million cedis to 300 million cedis and the cooperation overtraded than usual as its ratio moves up. It was also stated in the report that employment and engineering cost increased from 4 million cedis to 7 million cedis.
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