Sports News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: footballghana.comBlack Stars forward Kevin-Prince Boateng has revealed why his teammate Mario Balotelli Barwuah failed to make the Italy squad for the 2020 European Championship which started over the weekend. Balotelli, who is of Ghanaian descent last featured for the Azurris of Italy back in September 2018. Last season, he featured for Serie B side AC Monza but failed to find his way back into the Italian team for Euros. Kevin-Prince Boateng who shared the pitch with Balotelli at Monza has revealed why he failed to make the squad. This is also a sign that he has grown from the head and said I wanted to give everything."
June 14, 2021 11:26 UTC
‘Dressed to kill’, Ms Korkor who was fully fitted in a tight-looking sequin dress matched with a pair of red Christian Louboutin heels was the centre of attraction when she walked onto the stage. The ‘body hugging’ nature of the dress defined her curves and social media users could not help but drool over God’s perfect creation. Notwithstanding the fact that she has been embroiled in series of controversies lately, her appearance on the show sparked further discussions and interest among Twitter users, thereby making her ‘number 1’ on the trends. Ghanaian actor and Fashion designer, Elikem Kumordzie ‘The Tailor’ also featured on this particular edition of the show. Read some reactions from Twitter users below
June 14, 2021 11:15 UTC
During the official launch of the project on Friday, June 11, the minister said the campaigners should do away with social media and be part of the Green Ghana project, a way to fix the deteriorating environment. Environmental degradation remains one of the major issues in Ghana, hence, the need for all, including the FixTheCountry protesters in the region to plant trees to save lives, he stated. He asserted that “a way we can all contribute in our little way to fix the problem of environmental degradation. Therefore, I call on all those who support the fix the country agenda to leave the social media, come down and plant the trees. The seedlings for the Green Ghana project was supplied by the Forestry Commission.
June 14, 2021 11:15 UTC
The Ministry of Health in their defense have explained that the vaccines had to be procured through middlemen since they could not be accessed directly from the manufacturer. “He should know that Ghanaians are very vigilant; so this one, I think the Health Minister has been too sloppy and the least the President can do is to sack him. "The President should know that we are very angry with what the Health Minister has done, he has not shown prudence at all and has also shown no sensitivity to how Ghanaians react to issues of money,” Kpebu stated. In a related development, the Minority in Parliament is calling for immediate cancellation of the said contract. Ranking Member on Parliament’s Health Committee, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh has stated that the procurement of the Sputnik vaccines at a cost of $19 per dose instead of $10 smacks of financial impropriety and cost inflation.
June 14, 2021 10:18 UTC
Business News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comIn 2019, the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) announced that money-making scheme, Loom was a scam. In a press release, EOCO called on Ghanaians to be cautious and not invest their monies into this ponzi scheme. The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has issued a warning to Ghanaians to be wary of the Loom money-making scheme, describing it as a scam. It operates purely on the voluntary participation of individuals by using the strategy of network marketing. Anybody at all can start the scheme by convincing others to join his/her Loom WhatsApp group with any fixed amount payable by the Loomers.
June 14, 2021 10:18 UTC
Business News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.com• The price of crude oil went up on the commodities market today at a unit price of +0.74• Cotton also dropped down slightly and stood at -0.99• Coffee also dropped to trade at a price unit of -1.20On the commodities market today June 14, 2021, the price of crude oil is seventy-one dollars, sixty-five cents ($71.65) as compared to last Friday’s trading of seventy dollars, forty cents ($70.40) to open the 24th week of 2021 fiscal year. Gold is trading at one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-seven dollars, sixty-five cents ($1,857.65) as compared to last Friday’s trading of one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-two dollars, twenty-one cents ($1,892.21). Cocoa is trading at two thousand, three hundred and sixty-eight dollars ($2,368.00) s compared to last Friday’s trading of two thousand, three hundred and seventy dollars ($2,370.00). Meanwhile, Cotton trading at eighty-six dollars, one cent ($86.01) as compared to last Friday’s trading of eighty-seven dollars, seven cents ($87.07). Coffee on the other hand is trading at one hundred and fifty-six dollars, twenty-five cents ($156.25) as compared to last Friday’s trading of one hundred and fifty-nine dollars, sixty cents ($159.60).
June 14, 2021 10:07 UTC
Business News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comParamount Chief of Komenda Traditional Area in the Central region, Nana Kojo Kru II in 2018 called on government to revamp the 'dying' Komenda sugar factory. He expressed disappointment in government for neglecting the sugar factory which he believes will help in the development of the country. The Paramount Chief of the Komenda Traditional Area in the Central region, Nana Kojo Kru II, has expressed his disappointment at the continuous inactivity of the Komenda Sugar factory. We are very disappointed as to what is happening,” Nana Kojo Kru II told Starr news. Touching on the issue of availability of land to support the factory, Nana Kojo Kru indicated that there is enough land in the area to support the factory.
June 14, 2021 10:07 UTC
Against the Pound Sterling, the cedi is trading at a buying price of 8.1136 and a selling price of 8.1223 as compared to last Friday’s trading of a buying price of 8.1323 and a selling price of 8.1410. The Euro is trading at a buying price of 6.9561 and a selling price of 6.9636 as compared to last Friday’s trading of a buying price of 6.9973 and a selling price of 7.0042. The South African Rand is trading at a buying price of 0.4189 and a selling price of 0.4193 as compared to last Friday’s trading of a buying price 0.4218 and a selling price of 0.4222. The Nigerian Naira is trading at a buying price of 71.3953 and a selling price of 73.0244 as compared to last Friday’s trading of a buying price of 71.1894 and a selling price of 71.2833. For the CFA, it is trading at a buying price of 94.1980 and a selling price of 94.2995 as compared to last Friday’s trading of a buying price of 93.6520 and a selling price of 93.7443.
June 14, 2021 10:00 UTC
In this special edition of GhanaWeb’s Sports Check program, Perez Erzoah-Kwaw engages former Black Stars goalie Abukari Damba on the changing roles of goalkeepers. Damba explains the role of goalkeepers and why he believes it is the most important role in the game. He gives special mention to Chelsea goalie Mendy for quickly adapting to the new dispensation of goalkeeping and being a good example for African goalkeepers. In the Ghana Premier League, Damba is excited with the level of goalkeeping but also believe there is more room for improvement. He will not disclose his top five African goalkeepers but in this riveting conversation, he reveals his goalkeeping idol.
June 14, 2021 09:56 UTC
Okudzeto Ablakwa, his business interests across the world and, political career have been adversely affected," the letter stated. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, renders him an unqualified apology." Okudzeto Ablakwa to redeem the sinking reputation and business fortunes of our client, by rendering an apology, and retracting the false and dangerous information circulated around the world about him. On February 18, 2021, when Madam Hawa Koomson appeared before the Appointments Committee, Mr Ablakwa during his questioning of the nominee presented a picture of Mr Gumah and sought to link him with the violence that characterised the 2020 voter registration exercise in the Awutu Senya Constituency. However, Mr Gumah during an interview with Kofi Adomah Nwanwani has revealed that despite being a right-hand man to his sister, he was not with her on the day of the violence as Mr Ablakwa had sought to portray.
June 14, 2021 08:48 UTC
Sports News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comVeteran Ghanaian goalkeeper, Abukari Damba has disclosed that a lot is demanded from goalkeepers, therefore, they must avoid making basic mistakes when in the goal poles. The Atlas Lions of Morocco capitalized on Abalora’s seconds of mistake to score the only goal of the game. Speaking in a recent interview with GhanaWeb on the Sports Check show, the former Black Stars goalkeeper’s trainer, Abukari Damba, revealed that goalkeepers must use their discretion at all times when they are in the goal poles. According to him, goalkeepers are regarded as smart people who must be able to interpret a situation and act accordingly. “Goalkeepers are human beings they have their low points and high points but you are not allowed to make fundamental mistakes," Abukari Damba told Ghanaweb’s Perez Ezoah-Kwaw.
June 14, 2021 07:30 UTC
Sports News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comGhanaian player, Christian Atsu, has shared a touching story of how he went from sleeping in an uncompleted building with his family at Legon to owning his own mansion in the same plush area. “I often used the money my mother gave me for food as transportation to training grounds. He told me his wife insisted on that decision but I hope he sees this video and recalls,” Atsu told Crime Check TV. One day, Atsu returned home from camp, his family had moved from their wooden structure at Madina to live in Legon. I asked that they show me the place.”“When I got there, it was an uncompleted building and they had placed the mattress in the toilet room.”“I still know the building at Mangoase in Legon, at the time I was building my house I told my friends I will complete mine before that uncompleted building and it was so.
June 14, 2021 06:33 UTC
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa on his Facebook timeline hinted that the President in his recent trip abroad hired a private jet for £15,000 per hour. He indicated that per his calculation, President Akufo-Addo spent about GH¢2.8 million on the trip instead of using the presidential jet. Ablakwa subsequently filed questions in parliament on the issue which has been admitted by the Speaker. It costs the Ghanaian taxpayer approximately £15,000 an hour when President Akufo-Addo rents it. The business statement of Parliament clearly spells out the planned business of parliament.
June 14, 2021 06:22 UTC
Emma Florence Yaa Adinyira Amedahe has been speaking of the ordeal she suffered from the military after Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka overthrew Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah in 1966. According to her, the military which took over the Flagstaff House, now Jubilee House, the seat of government, abused her mercilessly. Yaa Adinyira Amedahe disclosed that she was slapped and burnt with a lighter. She later asked Joseph to train me, he trained me for three months.”Emma Florence Yaa Adinyira Amedahe recounted some interesting secrets the late Fathia Nkrumah shared with her. Emma Florence Yaa Adinyira Amedahe believes claims that Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah was a dictator was a fallacy.
June 14, 2021 06:11 UTC
Regional News of Monday, 14 June 2021Source: GNAMr Eric Arthur, Chief Executive Officer of RMSP Ghana Limited, a research company, has called on the youth to develop interest and venture into commercial agriculture to enhance food security and economic growth. He said it was time the youth went into technology-driven agriculture to promote the country's economic transformation agenda. Mr Arthur made the call at a forum on opportunities for the youth, organised by Yefi Ghana and funded by Oxfam in Ghana, in Tamale. Mr Alhassan Abdul-Ganiyu, Technical Advisor for Youth, Advocacy and Gender at Yefi Ghana, appealed to policymakers to involve the youth and vulnerable groups in formulating policies that would benefit them to improve their wellbeing. He noted that the government and other stakeholders needed to target the vulnerable and the youth groups to address issues confronting them.
June 13, 2021 17:37 UTC