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West Ham Line Up Christian Atsu As Replacement For Want-Away Andre Ayew

Written by | January 18, 2018 | 0
Newcastle star Christian Atsu could be headed to the London Stadium as a replacement for his international team-mate Andre Ayew. With Michail Antonio’s struggles with injuries, West Ham United manager David Moyes is keen to strengthen his wing options in the fight to maintain the clubs Premier League status. A move for Atsu, however, only looks likely if the Hammers fail in their pursuit of first-choice target Adama Traore of Middlesbrough. Last month, Atsu put up one of his best performances for Newcastle as he scored a goal and set up another during a dramatic 3-2 win for the Magpies. The 26-year-old has so far made 19 League appearances and scored two goals this season. His deal with the Toon Army was made permanent last summer following a successful loan spell from Chelsea. West

New Bill For National ID To Be Laid Before Parliament

Written by | January 18, 2018 | 0
The law to guide the operations of the National Identification Programme and the implementation of the national ID system is inadequate, the president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. At a media encounter to mark his first year as president, he said the inadequacy of the law has resulted in the delay of the implementation of the programme. He, however, noted that a new law has been drafted and will be submitted to Parliament when it resumes next week. He was answering a question posed by Citi FM’s Bernard Avle on what the government was doing to honour its promise of rolling out the national ID system. The government had promised to get a fully functional national ID system in place in its first year in office but the president said issues with the law delayed its implementation. The

Minister Hints Tema Motorway Squatters To Be Chased Out

Written by | January 18, 2018 | 0
The Ministry of Roads And Highways has vowed to evict squatters dotted along the along the Accra-Tema Motorway. It said it expects to complete the exercise before April 2018, to pave way for the expansion of the highway. This was the indication given by the sector minister, Kwasi Amoako-Atta, who told Citi News that the move will ensure a quick expansion of the motorway. According to the Minister, the motorway, will be expanded from the current four lanes to six lanes in an expected 30-month long project. “We are going to expand the motorway from the current 4 lanes to 6 lanes. It will take about 30 months because it will be under construction this year. We need to create the right of way and clear everybody for the contractor to carry out this work. [This will be] up to the end of March.

NPP’s Kusi Boafo and Kessben Tv’s Omanhene, blatant ‘liars’ with no shame – Akamba

Written by | January 15, 2018 | 0
The Deputy National Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Captain Joshua Hamidu Akamba has described as blatant lies, claims by NPP’s Mr. Thomas Kusi Boafo that Former President John Dramani Mahama and past appointees of his government, sold 376 state vehicles. Mr. Thomas Kusi Boafo, CEO of Public Sector Reforms, in a programme on Saturday Morning, January 13, 2018 with Kessben Tv’s Morning show host, Omanhene alleged that Former President Mahama and the Former Chief of Staff under the erstwhile Mahama government, sold over 376 state vehicles to themselves, friends, families and other relations at cheap prices. These claims, he said supported the report of the committee that was set up by President Akufo-Addo to investigate and retrieve all stolen state

We Have Great Respect For The People Of Africa–US Ambassador

Written by | January 15, 2018 | 0
The United States Embassy in Ghana has reiterated that it has “great respect for the people of Africa.” In a tweet on Saturday, the Embassy seems to be distancing itself from the alleged comment of the U.S. President Donald Trump denigrating African countries. President Trump described African nations, along with Haiti and El Salvador, as “shithole countries” whose inhabitants were not desirable as immigrants to the U.S. “Our commitment to Ghana and all our African partners remains strong. It’s an honor for our staff to serve here alongside Ghanaians, and we deeply value our relationship with them,” the Embassy added. We have great respect for the people of Africa. Our commitment to Ghana and all our African partners remains strong. It’s an honor for our staff to serve

Gun Shots Fired In The Northern Region As 4 Sustain Injuries

Written by | January 15, 2018 | 0
Four people have been injured in Diisah, a community in the Northern Region after some ‘warriors’ from a neighbouring community, Wasipi, allegedly burnt down the entire community. A resident of Diisah, Bavak John, told Joy News the warriors alleged to be coming from the quarters of a rival chief invaded the community Saturday evening and perpetrated crime. Joy News’ Northern Region Correspondent, Martina Bugri, reports that due a lack of medical facilities, “local residents who are into extracting bullets from peoples’ bodies” have been contacted to remove the pellets of bullets from the bodies of the four victims. The police are still in the community but are yet to speak on the conflict. Cause of attack A long-standing chieftaincy dispute between the Gonjas and the Tampulmas

Shatta Michy’s boobs stand firm and succulent in low cut outfit

Written by | December 28, 2017 | 0
Shatta Michy Shatta Michy, the wife of dancehall artist Shatta Wale, looked insanely hot at Hajia4Real’s Christmas party, ‘Global Wave’ which came off earlier at the Club Onyx. The SM Diva showed up in a low cut, the boob-bearing outfit which left little to the imagination. Michy has in the past been rumoured to have gotten a breast implant and we thank the gods for such a good work done. The beauty looked quite sensational in her cleavage revealing outfit as she stepped out for the end of year party – she paired the look with a blonde hair.

Manifest’s song used as soundtrack in NBA TV-aired Basketball documentary

Written by | December 28, 2017 | 0
Rapper M.anifest is ending the year 2017 on high. His song ‘B.E.A.R’ off his 2016 album No Where Cool is the soundtrack for HOOPS Africa‘s new Basketball documentary named HOOPS AFRICA: UBUNTU MATTERS. It is a collection of stories that celebrates the past, present, and future of basketball in Africa, spotlighting the sport’s impact on society and its development on the continent. From the dreams of a young Zimbabwean player to honoring the NBA legends who paved the way before him, this film journeys through the growth of the game in Africa. Centering on basketball nonprofit Hoops 4 Hope in South Africa and Zimbabwe, this documentary uncovers the role the African philosophy of Ubuntu played in the Boston Celtics’ 2008 NBA Championship season and also documents the historic 2015 NBA

Shatta Michy and popular bosschick fight each other at Hajia4Real’s party

Written by | December 28, 2017 | 0
Diamond Michelle Gbagonah popularly known as Shatta Michy is believed to have been involved in some altercation with a well-known boss-chick in Accra known as Lana at a party on Boxing Day. The misunderstanding broke out at a party hosted by Hajia4Real known in real life as Mona Montrage. The party which was dubbed “Global Wave Party” turned ‘messy’ when the two ladies decided to have a go at each other. In a video that has been posted on social media by a patron of the party after the incident, showed Shatta Michy lashing out and throwing her hands about in the air. The other lady, known as Lana was seen launching out to attack Shatta Michy only to be restrained by some of the party-goers. Hajia4Real who is believed to be friends with both ladies was seen in the centre of the action

11-Year-Old Boy Beaten To Death Over GHC120

Written by | December 18, 2017 | 0
A 32-year-old woman is in the grip of the Kwabenya Police in the Greater Accra Region for allegedly beating her 11-year-old son to death last Saturday. The suspect, Rosina Sam, who owns a confectionery shop at Kwabenya, is said to have been incensed with her son for losing GH¢120. The victim, Andrew Sam, a Primary Four pupil of the C&J Montessori at Kotobabi in Accra, was sent by his mother to buy mobile phone recharge cards worth GH¢120 for her shop, but he returned to report to her that the money had got missing. Missing money According to the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Accra Regional Police Command, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Effia Tenge, Rosina, who became angry with her son, allegedly dragged him to her room, which was close to the shop, locked him up there