Sports News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: citisportsonline.comSenegal beats Ghana to win 2019 WAFU Cup of NationsGhana’s only good kick was from Appiah McCarthy because Justice Blay also fluffed his linesGhana’s penalty shootout woes came back to bite them as they lost 3-1 on spot kicks to hosts Senegal in the final of the 2019 ESPN WAFU Cup of Nations. Senegal took the lead in the 108th minute through Youssouph Badji but Ghana fought back to tie the match through Joseph Esso. The match needed to be settled by penalties and Ghana started badly as Augustine Okrah missed. Senegal got theirs right through El Hadj Kane but Ghana’s failure to score continued because Fatawu Mohammed missed his kick. Ghana’s only good kick was from Appiah McCarthy because Justice Blay also fluffed his lines to give Senegal victory on the night.
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General News of Monday, 14 October 2019Source: ghananewsagency.orgGJA to hold Public Lecture on GNA in Perspective on TuesdayFile photoThe Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) will on Tuesday, October 15, organise its third 70th Anniversary Public Lecture with a spotlight on the evaluation of the role of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in national democracy and development. The GJA 70th Anniversary Public Lectures are designed to address critical issues in the media industry with the view to enhancing its role in the country’s democracy and development. It has therefore invited Nana Appau Dua, a former General Manager to speak on the topic: “Efficient Newsgathering and Dissemination for Democracy and National Integration: The Role of the Ghana News Agency”. “The National Executive of the GJA believes the GNA is a national asset that must be adequately resourced to enable it discharge its functions effectively”, the release said. The public lecture the release noted would be attended by media practitioners, academics, politicians, civil society activists, students and representatives of international partners of the GJA.
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Sports News of Monday, 14 October 2019Source: Goal.comGhana player registration window draws 2019-20 Premier League opensThe GPL is set for a returnThe Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalisation Committee will open a window for clubs' registration of new players on Monday ahead of the commencement of the 2019-20 season, the interim administrative body has announced. The open window will also bring the West African nation significantly closer to resuming the Ghana Premier League which has been put on hold since June 2018 due to a corruption and match-fixing scandal. "The registration window for the 2019/2020 football season will officially open at 00:01 on Monday 14 October 2019," the Normalisation Committee has announced on the GFA's official website. "All clubs (Premier, Division One and other tiers) are expected to complete their second window signings before this deadline." The Premier League has been tentatively set to commence on November 3.
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Regional News of Monday, 14 October 2019Source: ghananewsagency.orgProject to improve animal vaccine delivery system launched in Upper EastMrs Gladys Blekpe speaking at the launching of the new project in BolgatangaThree organizations have launched a new project in the Upper East Region geared at improving the vaccine delivery system of chickens and goats of smallholder farmers in two districts. The project, dubbed: “Transforming the Vaccine Delivery System for Chickens and Goats in Northern Ghana”, is being implemented by the CARE International in Ghana in collaboration with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRS) and Cowtribe Technology with funding support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). The new project would benefit smallholder farmers from the Bawku West and Pusiga Districts in the region and spans from March 2019 to March 2022. She said the project, apart from seeking to create knowledge on institutional requirements for responsive vaccines delivery systems, would also seek to address women’s needs and gender norms towards an improved vaccine delivery system for animal health service providers and women farmers. Mrs Blekpe stated that over the years, CARE International, Ghana, in implementing its projects considered gender issues as very critical.
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General News of Monday, 14 October 2019Source: ghananewsagency.orgProf. Yankah asks TUTAG to go back to the classroomProfessor Kwesi YankahProfessor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education has asked members of the Technical University Teachers Association of Ghana (TUTAG) to demonstrate goodwill and go back to the classroom. Prof. Yankah said this in Ho at the investiture of Prof. Ben Honyenuga as the first Vice-Chancellor of the Ho Technical University (HTU). TUTAG last Tuesday declared an indefinite nationwide strike over poor working conditions following the conversion of Polytechnics into Technical Universities. The Minister reiterated government's commitment to ensuring that technical universities conformed to the norms and culture of universities and reassured that all welfare issues were being addressed. Prof. Emmanuel James Flolu, Council Chairman, HTU, called for unity among staff and faculty and support for the new Vice-Chancellor.
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General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comNo bra day: ‘Free porn’ or breast cancer awareness – Social media reactions13th October every year is marked as 'No bra day'The month of October always comes with numerous activities targeted towards promoting breast cancer awareness and the ‘No bra day’ is one of such. Some of these posts focus on the breast cancer awareness creation message, some others however use the opportunity to promote their own sensual messages. — Boda Ayo (LONG NAME) (@Badman__skylar) October 13, 2019Ladies kindly note that today #NoBraDay2019 is all about breast cancer awareness. ?#NoBraDay #breastcancerawareness pic.twitter.com/Aci7GeQoKi — Mimi???? ?#NoBraDay #NoBraDay2019 pic.twitter.com/V7PF1HNUYh — ????
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Regional News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: GNANzema East Municipal guards inaugurated to protect lives and propertiesNzema East Municipal AssemblyThe Nzema East Municipal Assembly in the Western Region has inaugurated its Municipal Guards to protect lives and properties in the area. "Today is a historical day for us all in Nzema East Municipality and I thank God to see this memorable day. This is the first ever Municipal Guards and I am very happy", he said. Lawrence Gbele thanked the Assembly for the formation of the Municipal Guards (City Guards) to assist the police to protect lives and properties. The MCE disclosed that within six months, the Nzema East District Police Command had been provided with two vehicles.
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Entertainment of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: ghananewsagency.orgNana Aba Anamoah wins big at 2019 RTP Awardsplay videoNana Aba AnamoahMs. Nana Aba Anamoah of GHOne TV, was adjudged the 'Media Personality of the Year' at the 2019 Radio and Television Personality (RTP) Awards held at the Accra International Conference Center last Saturday. Ms. Anamoah saw off competition from the likes of Benard Avle (Citi FM), Patrick Osei Agyemang (Adom TV) and Abeiku Santana (Okay FM) to win the biggest award on the night. Ms. Anamoah did not only take home the ultimate prize but also won 'Television Development Show Host of the Year'The awards gala saw lots of media personalities honoured for excelling in their respective broadcasting fields. Below is the full list of winners:Radio Gospel Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Johnson Adu Boahen – Angel FMBest Radio Personality Western Region 2018-2019 – Nana Yaw Gyebi – GoodNews FMRadio Female Presenter Of The Year 2018-2019 – Atiewin Mbillah-Lawson – Starr FMRadio Sports Show Host Of The Year 2018–2019 – Dan Kwaku Yeboah – Peace FMRadio Sports Program Of The Year 2018-2019 – Angel Sports – Angel FM (Ashanti Region)Radio Newscaster Of The Year (Local Language) 2018-2019 – Akosua Ago Aboagye – Peace FMRadio Newscaster Of The Year (English Language) 2018-2019 – Atiewin Mbillah-Lawson – Starr FMRadio Dj Of The Year 2018-2019 – Mr. Kaxtro – Ultimate FMRadio Development Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Nana Yaa Konadu – Peace FMRadio Reggae Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Blak Kobby – 3FMBest Radio Personality Greater Accra Region 2018-2019 – Francis Abban – Starr FmBest Radio Personality Ashanti Region 2018-2019 – Kwame Tanko – Angel FMBest Radio Personality Northern Sector Of Ghana 2018-2019 – Anaakaa Warris – Radio ProgressTV Entertainment Program Of The Year 2018-2019 – Mcbrown’s Kitchen — UTVTV Male Entertainment Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Abeiku Santana — UTVTV Female Entertainment Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Akua Amoakowaa – Angel TVTV Sports Program Of The Year 2018-2019 – Sports Station – TV3TV Sports Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Patrick Osei Agyemang (Songo) – Adom TVTV Local Series Of The Year 2018-2019 – Boys Abre – UTVTV Dev’t Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Nana Aba Anamoah – Ghone TVTV Reality Show Of The Year 2018-2019 – Ghana’s Most Beautiful 2018 – TV3TV Discovery Of The Year 2018-2019 – Ayisha Yakubu – TV3Digital TV Channel Of The Year 2018-2019 – Angel TVTV News Program Of The Year 2018-2019 – News 360– TV3TV Female Newscaster Of The Year 2018-2019 – Serwaa Amihere — GhOne TVBest Radio Personality Volta Region 2018-2019 – Mary Bedzo – Kekeli FMRadio Morning Program Of The Year 2019-2019 – Morning Starr – Starr FMRadio News Program Of The Year 2018-2019 – Accra Kasiebo — Accra FMRadio Entertainment Talk Show Host 2018-2019 – Kwadwo Preko Dankwa – Starr FM/Kasapa FMTV Female Presenter Of The Year 2018-2019 – Stacy Amoateng – Platinum NetworkRadio Late Afternoon Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Giovanni Caleb – 3 FMTV Program Of The Year 2018-2019 – Adekye Nsroma – UTVRadio Mid-Morning Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Kofi Kum Bilson– Peace FMRadio Morning Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Kwame Nkrumah Tikesie – Okay FMRadio Talk Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Mugaabe Maase – XYZ/Power FmTelevision Morning Program Of The Year 2018-2019 – Good Morning Ghana – Metro TVTV Morning Show Host Of The Year 2018-2019 – Johnnie Hughes – Tv3TV Station Of The Year 2018-2019 – UTV TVRadio Station Of The Year 2018-2019 – Peace FMRadio Program Of The Year 2018-2019 – 3Fm Drive – 3FMMedia Group Of The Year 2018-2019 – Despite Media GroupRTP Personality Of The Year 2018-2019 – Nana Aba Anamoah – GhOne TVRTP Honoraries Of The Year 2019Professor Dr Kwame Kyei – Owner Of Vision 1 FM, Light FM And Light TVAlhaji Seidu Agongo – Owner – Accra FM, Class FM, Number 1 FM And CTVDennis Kojo Anderson – Owner – Praise TV GhanaWatch video of Nana Aba Anamoah receiving award below:
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Business News of Monday, 14 October 2019Source: ghananewsagency.orgBlockchain invites applications for third conference in GhanaFile photoBlockchain Network, a Non-Profit Organisation established as a forum for community engagements, networking and sharing of best practices is calling for applications for its third conference in Ghana. The event, scheduled for November 28, 2019 comes on the heels of the highly successful First and Second Ghana Blockchain conferences, at the Golden Tulip Hotel, on the theme: “Blockchain for Digital Transformation." It said the Conference would feature Plenary Sessions, Key Note Presentations, Panel Discussions and Exhibitions focusing on Blockchain technology and its applications. The release said the conference was being held in Ghana to keep the country abreast with developments in Blockchain technologies, policies, management and solutions pertinent to the ongoing digital transformation. The annual conference provides a platform for collaboration between Stakeholders, Government Agencies, Financial Institutions and Blockchain community to share ideas on best practices.
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Entertainment of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comEfia Odo sets the internet on fire with her ‘No Bra Day’ photoActress, Efia OdoIt’s a known fact that going braless is her style but she seems to have gone a step further to mark the World No bra Day celebration. Movie actress, Andrea Owusu, also known as Efia Odo, has got twitter buzzing with an image and video of her bare chests she posted to depict her version of the no bra day. The No Bra Day is observed annually on October 13, to encourage women to forgo wearing a bra as a means to promote breast cancer awareness. “Ok guys but on some real, I hope y’all know that #nobraday is a day on which women are encouraged to not wear a bra as a means to support breast cancer awareness. Always check your breast for lumps and if you feel a lump in your breast get a mammogram asap.
October 13, 2019 15:56 UTC
General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: citinewsroom.comCommittee probing Gyampo, Butakor ‘a lame-duck’ – Casley-HayfordSydney Casley-Hayford is a member of OccupyGhanaSydney Casley-Hayford, a member of OccupyGhana, does not think anything will come of the University of Ghana’s probe into alleged sexual harassment by two of its lecturers after the BBC Africa Eye ‘Sex for grades’ exposé. University’s Anti Sexual Harassment Committee’s is set to probe the two lecturers; Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor, over the exposé’s revelations. To allay any fears, Mr. Casley-Hayford suggested that the committee be more transparent this time around. The Anti-Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Committee at the University of Ghana condemned the conduct of the two lecturers seen in the footage. Both Prof Gyampo and Dr Butakor denied any wrongdoing but have since been suspended pending the investigation.
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General News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comSex-for-grades: How BBC reported Gyampo, Butakor interdictionProfessor Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor were filmed by undercover BBC reportersThe University of Ghana in a statement announced that it had interdicted two lecturers of the institution - Prof. Ransford Gyampo of the Political Science Department and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor, a lecturer at the Department of Teacher Education of the School of Education and Leadership - following the BBC documentary on 'sex-for'grades'. University of Ghana lecturers Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor propositioned journalists posing as students for a BBC documentary. Both Professor Gyampo and Dr Butakor denied any wrongdoing. The University of Ghana said Professor Gyampo and Dr Butakor had been called to appear before a committee to give evidence. The University of Lagos in Nigeria also suspended two lecturers - Dr Boniface Igbeneghu and Dr Samuel Oladipo - and established an investigative committee.
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Sports News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: George OseiHomowo Cup Preview: Hearts of Oak clash with Great Olympics todayThe Phobians take on their regional rivals Great OlympicsGlorious Accra Hearts of Oak aim to confirm their dominance over city rivals Great Olympics when the two capital clubs go head-to-head as they battle for this year's Ga Homowo challenge Cup trophy on Sunday at 3:00 pm. Going into this Sunday's Cup game, the momentum is high for both sides and the boys are expected rise to the occasion and make the day a memorable one for both teams. Olympics have been talking big ahead of this one-off game. They claim to be the owners of the capital and will be out to make that certain. Rates for the game is GHc 5:00, GHc 10:00, GHc 20:00, GHc 30:00 and GHc 50:00.
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Regional News of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: ghananewsagency.orgPresident assures Ghanaians of fair share of the national developmentPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the chiefs and people of Fanteakwa of their fair share of the national development. President Akufo-Addo was addressing a massive rally of chiefs and people of Fanteakwa who defied the downpour to welcome him at Begro in Fanteakwa North District on the first day of his three-day tour of the Eastern Region. The President was in Begro to inspect the progress of work on the Osiem to Begro highway and road contracts that had been awarded in the Fanteakwa North and South Districts. The Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Kwesi Amoako-Atta announced that the Osiem to Begro Highway, which was under construction, would be an asphalt road. He said the contract, awarded and to be completed in 24 months, had 50 per cent of the work completed.
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Entertainment of Sunday, 13 October 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.com‘I am a tomboy, not a lesbian’ - OVplay video“I am a tomboy and I have accepted itThe saying that ‘think like a man, act like a lady’ definitely doesn’t apply to OV. I am not a man, the fact that I act like it doesn’t make me one”However, OV wants her fans to know that she is not a lesbian. OV also appealed to Ghanaians to divert their attention to her talent and not dwell on her sexuality. “Of course, I am a tomboy, but Ghanaians define tomboy in a different way. “It is difficult for me to wear heels, it doesn’t suit my brand…I can wear heels and comfortably walk in them however it is just not my thing”, she confessed.
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