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Ghana face South Africa in World Cup Group G

Ghana will battle old foes South Africa, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe in the Qatar 2020 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. This follows the draw for the African qualifiers held in Cairo, Egypt a while ago. Ghana defeated the Bafana Bafana of South Africa both home and away when she qualified for her …

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Kotoko ban reduced, fine increased to GHS20,000

Kumasi Asante Kotoko will play three home matches behind closed doors at the Baba Yara Stadium and pay a fine of GHc20,000 in relation to unsporting behavior by supporters of the Club during their Match Day 3 encounter against Berekum Chelsea. According to the Ghana Football Association, its Disciplinary Committee …

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(VIDEO): 37 Military Hospital Blazing With Unquenchable Fire

Confirmed information available to thedistin.com  has it that the Officers’ Mess at 37 Military Hospital is currently blazing. However, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained and the video shows thick fumes of smoke billowing out of the building as people stood to watch. In the video, …

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Swansea City slap £18m price tag on star player Andre Ayew

Swansea City have slapped an £18M price tag on star man Andre Ayew in a bid to fend off a flurry of interest from clubs, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively report. The Ghanaian, who spent last season at Turkish giants Fenerbahce, bagged the winner over Wigan and his situation is being monitored …

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Chelsea capable of winning league, Bechem to play Wonders today

Berekum Chelsea’s recent performance in the 5-week old Ghana Premier League indicates they are capable of winning the league for the second time in their existence. Many analysts and connoisseurs of the game are hopeful the Berekum lads’ performance could propel them to victory in the league. Boasting of some …

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Kotoko return to winning ways

Kumasi Asante Kotoko recovered from their two straight defeats to spell misery for visiting Ebusua Dwarfs in a 2-0 victory in their Premier league game at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. The Porcupine Warriors, who played in an empty stadium after they were served with a five-match ban following …

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Yacouba is leaving Kotoko – Kwame Kyei

Asante Kotoko executive chairman Kwame Kyei has revealed the club will soon be parting ways with talisman Songne Yacouba. With the 28-year-old nearing the end of his contract in February, the Porcupine Warriors have been frantically trying to persuade the Burkinabe to sign a new deal. The two parties have, …

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Shelter, school for street children coming – Bawumia

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the government has secured a piece of land to build a shelter and school for street children in the national capital. “Land has been provided by the government through the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for the construction of accommodation and a school for street …

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Free SHS will break poverty cycle in Ghana – Adutwum

The Deputy Minister of Education in charge of secondary education, Dr.Yaw Osei Adutwum, says the implementation of the Free Senior High School Education policy will break the cycle of poverty in the country. Ghana has reduced poverty levels by half between 1991 and 2014. But it estimated that more than …

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No case of foot and mouth disease in Central Tongu

Dr Jeffery Elorm Akortia, the District Veterinary Officer for Central Tongu, said the District has not recorded any case of foot and mouth disease in cattle. “We depend on some dams in South Tongu for water in the dry season, that is why we have been observing all the cattle …

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Pregnant women receive treatment on plastic chairs at Ejura hospital

Health workers at the Ejura Municipal Government Hospital in the Ashanti region have been forced to admit and treat pregnant women on plastic chairs over lack of space in the hospital’s maternity ward. Ejura Government Hospital, which is the largest hospital in the Ejura-Sekyedumasi Municipality, has a lot of challenges including …

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I Will Never Lobby For An Appointment – Kwesi Appiah

Former Black Stars coach, James Kwesi Appiah says he has never lobbied for a national team appointment in his entire coaching career. The former Black Stars captain who has been replaced by Charles Kwablan Akonnor after exhausting his 2-year contract with the senior national team has been accused severally of …

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59 inmates of Nsawam prison matriculated into UCC

An initiative by the University of Cape Coast to encourage education in the country’s prisons has seen some 59 inmates benefitting. The University opened a prison campus inside the Nsawam prisons to help inmates qualified for diploma courses to also enroll and 59 of these persons have been welcomed already …

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Make StarTimes proposal public – NMC tells GFA

Mr Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafo, Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC) has challenged the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to publish the StarTimes proposal that won the bid to cover the Ghana Premier League (GPL) matches. The NMC boss made the remark at the inauguration of the new Board Members of GBC …

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Kwadwo Asamoah signs bumper apparel deal with Puma

Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has signed a bumper multiyear sponsorship deal with Puma. The Inter Milan star did not disclose the size of the deal, but according to a grapevine source, the terms are lucrative than what he was getting from German sportswear giants, Nike. The versatile midfielder could showcase …

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Kurt Okraku and Yaw Ampofo Ankrah Meet on Beach Soccer Road Map

The President of the Ghana Football Association has assured Beach Soccer management and stakeholders of his commitment to the development and vision of beach soccer in Ghana. Kurt Okraku and Yaw Ampofo Ankrah met at the FA headquarters on Thursday at the invitation of the FA boss to deliberate on …

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A/R: Francis Owusu-Akyaw Renovates M/A Primary School In Bomfa 

The affable and accessible Mr Francis Owusu-Akyaw a former Parliamentary Candidate aspirant in New Patriotic Party at the Juaben Constituency within the Ashanti region of Ghana has put smiles on the faces of the good people of Bomfa by renovating their M/A Primary School, Bomfa is a town within the Juaben …

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The former Black Stars coach revealed that CK Akonnor came to his premises for discussions before his appointment. Kwesi Appiah enjoyed a brief working relationship together in the national team. The former Al Khartoum coach appointed CK Akonnor, now Black Stars coach as his assistant before the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations matches against South Africa and Sao Tome. “He came home to have a conversation with me and I think it’s a very good thing,” he told Fox 97.9 FM. “Some of us will provide him with any support or advice he needs because Black Stars is not for only one person”. CK Akonnor will now lead the team for the rest of the AFCON qualifiers which will be played later this year.CK Akonnor visited me at home before his appointment – Kwesi Appiah

The former Black Stars coach revealed that CK Akonnor came to his premises for discussions before his appointment. Kwesi Appiah enjoyed a brief working relationship together in the national team. The former Al Khartoum coach appointed CK Akonnor, now Black Stars coach as his assistant before the 2021 Africa Cup …

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All schools to benefit from school feeding programme – Gender Minister

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, will expand the School Feeding Programme to all schools across the country, Madam Cynthia Morrison, sector Minister has said, following its successful implementation since 2005. “If everyone is enjoying free senior high school, it is equally fair for everyone to enjoy school …

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Fire guts Islamic Girls SHS dormitory

Over 150 students have been displaced as a fire gutted a dormitory at the Islamic Girls Senior High school in the Wa Municipality. The fire broke today at midday, and no fatalities were recorded. The fire which lasted about an hour destroyed items and belongings of the students including bed, …

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Jean Mensa will not be shot and killed, trust me

You don’t need to be a “Prophet” Reindolph Oduro Gyebi or an “Eagle Prophet” to be keenly aware of the fact that some disgruntled and murderous elements in Ghana’s political opposition and some of the latter’s treacherous collaborators inside government may very well be planning or conspiring to either endanger …

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Majeed Waris completes Strasbourg switch

French Ligue 1 side Strasbourg have finalized the signing of Ghana forward Abdul Majeed Waris in the ongoing winter transfer window. Ghana’s leading football portal, GHANAsoccernet.com disclosed on Tuesday that the 28-year-old is close to completing a move to Strasbourg. La Racing announced the signing of the Ghana striker on …

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