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Nominees for 2016/17 MTN FA Cup Awards announced

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The FA Cup Committee has announced nominees for the 2016/17 MTN FA Cup Awards & the Launch of 2017/18 Season to be held at the plush M Plaza Hotel at Roman in Accra at 6:30 pm prompt. The Committee is expected to announce the date for the Awards Ceremony and the launch of this season’s competition. Below are nominees for ...

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg ‘sorry’ over Cambridge Analytica ‘breach’

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that the social network “made mistakes” that led to millions of Facebook users having their data exploited by a political consultancy. Cambridge Analytica is accused of improperly using the data on behalf of political clients. In a statement, Mr Zuckerberg said a “breach of trust” had occurred. In a later interview with CNN he said ...

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Trump to announce China sanctions after intellectual property theft claims

Donald Trump's use of Twitter to attack opponents is unprecedented

The Trump administration plans to announce sanctions against China on Thursday after determining that the country is encouraging the theft and transfer of intellectual property from US businesses. The White House said the actions come after years of talks about the issue that failed to produce change. The actions are expected to include tariffs, as well as other measures. The ...

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Ayariga sues gov’t over implementation of Free SHS, MASLOC, others

MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga

The Bawku Central Member of Parliament, Mahama Ayariga, has sued the Akufo-Addo administration at the Supreme Court over the implementation of some of its key initiatives such as the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP), Free Senior High School, Planting for Food and Jobs as well as the operations of existing agencies like the Microfinance and Small Loans Center (MASLOC) ...

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We’ll save uniBank first, probe management later – BoG

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has said establishing wrongdoing on the part of the hierarchy of uniBank is not its key focus, after the Central Bank took over management of the indigenous financial institution. The BoG’s 2nd Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Elsie Awadzi said the takeover of uniBank is primarily to keep it from collapse. “We do have information ...

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‘Animal watchers’ tired of their incompetent Gov’t – Mahama jabs Otabil

In what appears to be a response to Pastor Mensah Otabil’s assertion that he does not pay attention to local media content due to excessive political discussions, and instead chooses to watch animals on Television, former President John Dramani Mahama, has described that posture as hypocritical. The Founder of the International Central Gospel Church has come under severe attack since ...

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Nigeria missing as Africa agrees deal for Continental Free Trade

African leaders have signed an agreement to set up a massive free-trade area to improve regional integration and boost economic growth across the continent. The deal to create the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed at an extraordinary summit in Kigali, Rwanda by representatives of 44 of the 55 African Union (AU) member states. “Our peoples, our business community and ...

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GFA rejects friendly with Jamaica over lack of funds

Ghana’s Black Stars have failed to secure a friendly encounter ahead of the upcoming international break due to the inability of the various stakeholders involved to secure funds. The Ministry have stated clearly their reluctance to proceed with the funding of friendly matches in recent times and have put the FA in a fix as a result. Ghana received an ...

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Banking sector still strong despite uniBank takeover – BoG

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Despite the fact that three banks have been declared insolvent within the last eight months, with two of them totally collapsing, the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has insisted that the banking sector is in a healthy state. Commenting on the BoG’s takeover of uniBank, the 2nd Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Elsie Awadzi, said the public need not ...

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Food Tech Ltd donates snacks to Easter Orphan Project

Snack manufactures, Food Tech Limited, have donated an assortment of snacks to the Easter Orphan Project. A marketing consultant at the company, Paul Anku, resented the donation on behalf of the company. The company donated 10 packs each of Snappy Peanuts, Connelly Corn Snack and No.8 Exotic Chips. The “Easter Orphan Project” is a social intervention which seeks to support ...

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