Sports News of Wednesday, 3 June 2020Source: footballmadeinghana.comAbu Imoro: Former National hero begs for another shot at redemptionplay videoEx-Ghanaian player, Abu ImoroThe story of Abu Imoro is one that often evokes sadness and leaves many wondering what could have been for the ex-Black Stars midfielder. Once a household name for Real Tamale United and the senior national football team, Abu Imoro warmed hearts with sublime football skills and dazzled with his dribbling prowess. Abedi Ayew’s narration inspired TV3 to do a follow up feature on the current state of Abu Imoro. Abu Imoro’s plummeting from the ladder of relevance and fame has been heavily influenced by two things. In the mini-documentary captured by the TV3’s Yaw Fosu, Abu Imoro pleaded for another shot at redemption.
June 02, 2020 22:52 UTC
Regional News of Wednesday, 3 June 2020Source: GNA5 injured in 2 separate accidentsFile photoFour people sustained injuries in two separate accidents that occurred around Huniso and Awhitieso communities in the Western Region. In a related development on 29 May, 2020, Francis Edom, 47, a driver of Hyundai Grace H100 with registration number WR694-18 was driving from Takoradi towards Tarkwa and attempted to overtake a vehicle in the process collided with a Land Rover with registration number GS8408-11 and one person got injured. He stated that one out of the five persons injured were sent to the Tarkwa Municipal hospital for treatment and were treated and discharged while the rest were still on admission receiving further medical attention. Inspector Osei indicated that both the taxi cab driver and the Hyundai Grace H100 driver were in police custody at Tarkwa to assist in investigation. He emphasized that the necessary efforts were been made to tow all the accident vehicles to the Tarkwa police station for testing.
June 02, 2020 18:22 UTC
Business News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comICUMS outlines clearing guidelines after day-one challengesFile photoNew revenue managers at the Ghana Ports, ICUMS, has outlined guidelines for the release of cargo for the Bills of Entry processed by Ghana Customs Management System (GCMS). Others who started the process from scratch through the ICUMS also experienced some technical hitches at some level, especially at the compliance stage. Under MPS, ICUMS made room for three scenarios:Advanced Bills of EntryIn scenario one, Advanced Bills of Entry processed under the Ghana Customs Management Systems will face vetting of documents at the ICUMS Help Desk. If discrepancies are found, however, customs officers will process COR in ICUMS before release. If there are discrepancies in the Yellow and Red, customs officers will process for COR in ICUMS.
June 02, 2020 17:37 UTC
“How do you invite Bernard Mornah who was advising? What did Bernard Mornah say? How do you invite Bernard Mornah for that but you fail to invite Nana Obiri Boahen. What did Nana Obiri Boahen say? Why has the police not invited Obiri Boahen or we have two different sets of laws in Ghana?
June 02, 2020 16:07 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comHaving no sympathy for Nana Addo in this trying times is wickedness – Kwasi PrattKwasi Pratt Jnr, managing editor for Insight newspaperThe managing editor for Insight newspaper, Kwasi Pratt Jnr has stated that Ghanaians who do not have sympathy for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his fight against coronavirus are ‘wicked’. “In these times that we are in, anyone who is a President should be pitied. The biggest problem in the world, coronavirus has been put on your head. If you do not have sympathy for the president, then you are very wicked,” he said. He also added that the country is financially handicapped as compared to the first world countries and that resources to fight the pandemic are limited.
June 02, 2020 15:54 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: etvghana.comRawlings is the 'prophet' in my life - Azumah NelsonGhanaian former professional boxer, Azumah NelsonGhanaian former professional boxer, Azumah Nelson has disclosed that his career in professional boxing was saved by former President J.J Rawlings. According to him, he almost gave up boxing in his earlier stages to join the military but the former President talked him out of it. But J.J Rawlings talked me out of it. “I can say he is a prophet in my life. I became a world champion and have been appreciative of him ever since.”Azumah Nelson professed his love for his friend, ex-President Rawlings and prayed for the Lord’s blessing on his life.
June 02, 2020 15:33 UTC
Sports News of Wednesday, 3 June 2020Source: pulse.com.ghI met my wife through Facebook in 2009 - Kotoko captain Felix AnnanKotoko goalie Felix AnnanIn a digital world, an intriguing tweet, photo on Facebook or Instagram or even a blog post can inspire a relationship, such as the love story of Kumasi Asante Kotoko captain, Felix Annan. According to Black Stars goalkeeper, there is nothing wrong with finding love and choosing a life partner on social media. In an interview on Opemsuo Radio, the Kotoko player shared his story of how he met his wife on Facebook in 2009. Recounting the story, Felix Annan said social media can be useful in many ways. Felix Annan and Francisca Yeboah tied the knot in a private ceremony in January 2020.
June 02, 2020 15:00 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comEducation Ministry gets financial clearance to employ 27,367 teachers, othersEducation Minister, Mathew Opoku PrempehThe Minister of Education has revealed that his outfit has been granted financial clearance to employ a total of 27,367 staff for the pre-tertiary sector. The employment will comprise 16,500 newly trained teachers, 6,500 graduate teachers, 3,232 replacement staff and 1,135 non-teaching staff. Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh disclosed this at a press briefing in Accra on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, on updates in the education sector. The Minister also revealed that teachers who were recently engaged have been paid all their salary arrears, a departure from the three months’ pay policy under the previous government. He also explained that teachers who were promoted in April 2020 have had the necessary adjustments made to their salaries, and had reflected in their May 2020 salaries.
June 02, 2020 14:48 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comCoronavirus: ICGC remains closedThe International Central Gospel ChurchThe International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), one of the popular churches in Ghana with a large congregation, has announced that it will remain closed despite government's decision to ease coronavirus restrictions and allow religious bodies to operate. Church services, in particular, are not to extend beyond one hour. In line with this, the Presbytery hereby directs Pastors and ICGC local assemblies as follows:1.0 Non-Opening of ICGC ChurchesNo ICGC local assembly shall be opened to run in-person church services until so advised by the Presbytery. The reports on the spread of the virus in the districts where ICGC local assemblies are locatediii. The preparedness of the local assemblies in various districts to run church services.
June 02, 2020 14:18 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: footballghana.comI was a role model to Mohammed Salah – Eric Bekoe revealsLiverpool forward ,Mohammed SalahFormer Asante Kotoko goal poacher, Eric Bekoe has disclosed that he was a role model to Liverpool star Mohammed Salah during his playing days in Egypt. Bekoe, who had a successful stint with Egyptian side FC Petrojet after leaving Asante Kotoko in 2008 affirmed that, the Egyptian picked him as his role model at the time. He indicated that Salah and other young players who were playing in the Egyptian youth teams picked him as their role model. Mohamed Salah and other young Egyptian players wanted to be like me," Bekoe told Nhyira FM"Oh yeah.... Mohammed Salah of Liverpool picked me as role model. During my days at FC Petrojet, Salah was young boy playing for the youth side of Al Mokawloon""Salah was a left-winger who wanted to score more goals because he is clinical upfront.
June 02, 2020 13:30 UTC
In their perspective, the virus which has claimed over 370,000 lives worldwide is only a figment of the imagination. GhanaWeb toured some suburbs in Accra which have been identified as coronavirus hotspots by the Ghana Health Service to report notable changes. “Well, I haven’t seen the virus before but they claim it’s real so I just adhere to the protocols and go home. If they show on TV, I’ll definitely believe but until then we’ll just keep sticking to what they tell us to do…,” he said. He said, “Your fate tells you the virus is real but mine says otherwise.
June 02, 2020 13:04 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comFactcheck: Did Akufo-Addo sign a COVID-19 vaccine pact with Bill Gates? President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoClaimSocial media commentary emerging on May 22, 2020 claimed that president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo "had signed a COVID-19 vaccine pact with billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates." According to the commentary, the president "had, through the pact, committed Ghana to a mandatory vaccination programme for COVID-19." “Together with other global leaders, I signed the @UNAIDS Public Letter on a People’s Vaccine for # COVID19. Together with other global leaders, I signed the @UNAIDS Public Letter on a People’s Vaccine for #COVID19.
June 02, 2020 12:56 UTC
Politics of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comMy invitation by CID is partisan – Bernard MonarhBernard Monarh, National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC)The National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Bernard Monarh has, accused the police service for carrying out their activities under a partisan spectacle. His comment comes on the back of the Criminal Investigative Department (CID) inviting him for questioning over some pronouncements made on the new voters’ register. Speaking to GhanaWeb on the sidelines of his solidarity walk to the CID headquarters on Tuesday, the PNC chairman called out the police for being partisan. “Last week, the central regional minister called on the police to invite me over my voter’s registration comment and the next day the police had the courage to invite me. So I am going to the NPP partisan police who invited me to go and listen to what they have to say.
June 02, 2020 12:46 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.com#BlackOutTuesday - Ghanaians join campaign to object racism on social mediaBlack Out Tuesday imageSocial media users in Ghana have joined the online protest against racial injustice by uploading black background photos on their social media platforms to condemn the attacks and killing of blacks in America and parts of the world. There have been several calls to ‘act now’ following the continuous killings of blacks in communities that are divided by race. The recent protest in America comes in days after the brutal murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, by some white police officers in Minneapolis. With hashtags, #BlackLivesMatter and #BlackOutTuesday persons across all walks of life are seeking for peace and equity in communities where blacks face discrimination. Owner of Glitz Africa, Claudia Lumor wrote, "I don't need to be a black American to feel their pain!
June 02, 2020 12:30 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 2 June 2020Source: Kasapa FMNDC MP for Ashaiman withdraws injunction application against ECMember of Parliament for the Ashaiman Constituency, Ernest Henry NorgbeyThe National Democratic Congress (NDC), Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ashaiman Constituency, Ernest Henry Norgbey, (The Applicant) has withdrawn an injunction application he filed against the Electoral Commission. The Applicant filed an application in the Human Rights Court seeking documents regarding the EC and Thales Contract under the Right to Information Act. The Applicant (Norgbe) then filed an application for Interim (Mandatory) Injunction for the information required under the main action. The Electoral Commission and its lawyers again opposed this application on the ground that a determination of the matter by way of injunction determines the main action and renders the main action nugatory. The Electoral Commission again filed an affidavit opposing same that its determination one way or the other renders the main action nugatory.
June 02, 2020 12:22 UTC