Politics of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Daniel KakuKwesimintsim NPP rejects Kojo Mensah as an NPP memberKojo Mensah arrested by the PoliceThe leadership of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Kwesimintsim of the Western Region has rejected Kojo Mensah who attempted to commit suicide in Parliament as a party member. Kojo Mensah was able to enter the public gallery as a guest carrying on him a rope which he tied around a chair threatening to jump from the first floor to his death. Kojo Mensah who according to him, comes from Kwesimintsim Constituency was in Parliament to look for the MP for the area. But speaking to the media in Western Region, the NPP Constituency Secretary of Kwesimintsim, Mr. Appiah Kubi opined that Kojo Mensah who attempted to take his life is not an NPP member. He added that Kojo Mensah is not even from the Constituency.
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General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: 3news.comWe’ll not interfere in public universities management – Education Ministerplay videoDr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Education MinisterEducation Minister Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh says government has no intention whatsoever to interfere in the management of tertiary institutions in the country. He said issues raised by some stakeholders that government intends to use the newly drafted Public Universities bill to take center stage in managing the affairs of public tertiary institutions, do not hold. Speaking at a forum on tertiary education reforms, Dr. Opoku Prempeh said government through the Ministry of Education is only seeking to rope in all universities under one policy to properly regulate the tertiary education sector. Government was criticised for trying to hide behind the draft bill to take over the management of public universities when contents of the document became public. “…Ours was not to tinker with the management of tertiary institutions, not at all,” he stated at the forum on Friday.
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General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comGhanaian, 2 Nigerians freed from Trinidad & Tobago jail - thanks to Akufo-AddoPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoA Ghanaian and two Nigerians locked up in Trinidad and Tobago for various immigration offenses, are set to regain their freedom after President Akufo-Addo’s intervened. The Ghanaian, Musa Ibrahim, was arrested by border agency officials of Trinidad and Tobago while travelling by sea with his child to neighbouring Venezuela. Upon his arrest, they requested that he called his wife to show up at the immigration office to prove that he had ties in Trinidad and Tobago. When his wife responded to the request, the officials handed the couple's daughter over to her and imprisoned the man. “The commemoration should enable us, in the African Union, to consolidate and strengthen our links with our Sixth Region, i.e.
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General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Rabiu AlhassanTech in Ghana Conference officially part of London Tech WeekThe fifth tech in Ghana event was held on June 10The Head of Trade and Investments at the Ghana High Commission, UK Kofi Addo has challenged organizers of the Tech in Ghana conference to execute a one district one financial technology (Fintech) incubator project across Ghana’s 260 districts. Delivering his opening remarks at the fifth tech in Ghana event on June 10, which is part of the London Tech Week, he said such a project would be crucial in the digital transformation of the country. He said this was important in disrupting inefficient value chains across various sector in Ghana, citing developments in the mobile money industry. Among the various digital entrepreneurs, stakeholders and collaborators were WorldRemit, Zeepay, Accra Digital Centre, Ghana Technology and Business Hubs Network, BlueSpace Africa, Farmeline, and Jetstream Africa to mention but a few. Held twice a year, the sixth Tech in Ghana Conference would be held in Accra on November 26 and 27 2019.
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Sports News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: GHANAsoccernet.comAziz Tetteh begins pre-season training with Russian side Dinamo MoscowAziz Tetteh having pre-season trainingGhanaian midfielder Aziz Tetteh has commenced pre-season training with Russian side Dinamo Moscow ahead of the new campaign. The 29-year-old joined up with his teammates in Austria last week to begin preparations for the 2019/20 campaign. The former Liberty Professionals enforcer was one of the Khimki-Arena outfit's outstanding players last term as they finished 8th on the standings. He made 25 league appearances and netted one goal. Dinamo will play some friendly games in Austria before returning to Russia to continue their preparations for the season.
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Sports News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: citisportsonline.comKwesi Appiah expects good Black Stars output against South AfricaBlack Stars head coach, Kwesi AppiahBlack Stars head coach, Kwesi Appiah, has laid his targets for his players as they get ready to play against South Africa on Saturday, June 15 in their second and final pre-AFCON friendly in Dubai. Kwesi Appiah watched the team lose 1-0 to Namibia in their first friendly and he has clearly stated what he wants to see from the players. He expressed sadness at having to close the door to these players despite their good efforts during the camp. “All the players have done well and I wish I could take all the 29 players but we had to reduce the number and choose 23. Having said that, I need to state that all the players gave their best during their stay in camp.”
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“Thanks to the Ghana Police Service and the Government of Ghana for all efforts made to secure the safe release of the Canadians. We also appreciate the messages of support and concern from many Ghanaians and Canadians,” the High Commission posted on its official Facebook page. The suspects are made up of five Ghanaians and three Nigerians, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah told journalists on Wednesday, 12 June 2019. Mr Nkrumah also denied claims that the government of Ghana received support from the Canadian government in rescuing the volunteers. No foreign assets were involved in the operation,” he stated.
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Sports News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Footballmadeinghana.comGenoa close in on Yussif Raman ChibsahYussif Raman ChibsahFrosinone midfielder Yussif Raman Chibsah is close to joining Genoa. The defensive midfielder will not stay at Frosinone following their relegation to Serie B and the Rossoblu have emerged as front runners to sign him. According to Italian sports portal Corriere dello sport, the Griffins are the favourites to land Chibsah and they will pay an amount close to 1.3 million Euros for his signature. Genoa finished 17th in the Serie A last season and will be hoping to improve upon it this coming campaign.
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Crime & Punishment of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: adomonline.comPolice hunt for accomplice after failed robbery attempt in TemaThe suspect took off after his victim raised an alarmPolice in Tema are currently hunting for an accomplice in a failed robbery attempt at Community 4 on Wednesday. Police upon reaching the scene took Awal, who was unconscious, to the Police Hospital in Accra, but he was pronounced dead upon arrival. “The suspect Awal was pronounced dead upon arrival. His body has since been sent to the hospital’s morgue for preservation and autopsy,” DSP Darkwa indicated. Meanwhile, DSP Darkwa has appealed to residents to assist the police with vital information which could lead to the arrest of the accomplice.
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Sports News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: Graphic.com.ghSpecial Competition: Hearts return to Accra on FridayHearts have been camping in the Central RegionAccra Hearts of Oak will return to the capital on Friday after a three-day secret camp in the Central Region. The Phobians are scheduled to head to Accra after lunch on Friday to finalise preparations for Sunday's Normalisation Committee Special Commiittee Tier 1 semi-final match at the Accra Stadium. The club embarked on a secret camp in the Virgin City Hotel on the outskirts of Cape Coast on Monday evening and trained on the Amissano Catholic Seminary field. According to a close source, morale in the Hearts camp is high and the players are ready for Sunday's match. Meanwhile, unlike Hearts, Kotoko are battling against the fitness of some key players, including Burkinable striker, Sogne Yacouba, ahead of the big game.
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General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: citinewsroom.comThree more suspects arrested over kidnapping of CanadiansSome of the suspectsThree more suspects have been arrested by the Ashanti Regional Police over the kidnapping of two Canadian women in Kumasi last week. The new suspects are Masaud Ibrahim, Moro Issaka and Yusif Mohammed. A report issued by the Police on the matter did not give details about the ages or where the suspects were arrested in the region. This brings to 11 the number of suspects arrested over the crime and suspected to be closely linked to the incident. The suspected grenade has been handed to the 4BN Military Command in Kumasi for analysis and investigation.
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Business News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: 3news.comGOIL corrects under-delivering pumps at 2 fuel service stationsFile photoGOIL Company Limited has rectified the issue of under-delivering of products at two of its fuel service stations in Accra. A recent routine check by the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) revealed 10 fuel service stations in Greater Accra were under-delivering petroleum products from their pumps to customers, and consequently fined each of them 5,000 cedis. The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana (COPEC) on Thursday embarked on a follow-up inspection to seven of the 10 affected fuel service stations to get firsthand information on the practice that is believed to be widespread across the country. At the GOIL fuel stations at Mile 11 and Galilea, our correspondent Eben Agyekum-Boateng who was with the inspection team said the problem had been rectified. At the Total fuel station at McCarthy Hill, the pumps were dispensing the right amount of fuel to customers.
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General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: mynewsgh.comWhy I quit Sakawa – Ghana’s millionaire Sakawa Kingpin Abusua speaksKofi Amoateng explained that he didn't want his unborn generation to suffer for sins he's committedThe founder and leader of a notorious social media occult group ‘Blood Money Family’ (BMF) known in local parlance as Sakawa, Kofi Amoateng popularly called Abusua has finally revealed why he quit the group . In his account, he left the group because his bosses in Nigeria were demanding for human parts from him and other members. Abusua recounted that the group had gained grounds in 2010 where they had planned to meet all members for initiation and launching when his bosses placed the demand for the human parts. ‘In 2011, police started harassing me on roads, I was driving a white range over, the occult group was snitching me every day, they wanted me to agree to their terms. I used my own brain to buy the car not their money so I didn’t agree with them.
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General News of Friday, 14 June 2019Source: citinewsroom.comUDS lecturers petition Akufo-Addo over robbery attacksWA campus of the University for Development StudiesLecturers at the Wa campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS) have petitioned President Nana Akufo-Addo over what they termed as an increasing spate of robbery attacks on both staff and students of the school. The lecturers, numbering about forty, went to the Upper West Regional Coordinating Council in two minibuses to present their petition to the Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, for onward submission to the President. One of the lecturers, Dr. Jane Frances Lobnibe, reading the petition signed by the local chairman of the University Teachers Association of Ghana(UTAG), Dr. Joseph K. Wulifan, said nearly half of their members have suffered robbery attacks in the last couple of years. The Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih who received the petition pledged to relay the concerns of the lecturers to the president. He however assured that his outfit will immediately institute the necessary measures to ensure safety for both the lecturers and students at the school.
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According to him, it has become a common phenomenon that Mr Gyamfi and his cohorts in the NDC are only good at organising press conferences because that is their major source of income. “I think Sammy Gyamfi and his NDC do not have anything better to talk about. They just enjoy organising press conferences because they have realised that it has become a lucrative venture for them. Abronye DC, as he is affectionately called, said Mr Gyamfi is only trying to equalise and apportion blame for Seidu Mba’s arrest in connection with the kidnapping of the Canadian ladies. “All Ghanaians must note that, all these things which are being done by Sammy Gyamfi are imaginary, forged and fake to every extent,” he noted.
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