Sports News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: footballghana.comCudjoe Fianoo slams Sports Ministry, NSA over coronavirus fund fiascoChairman of GHALCA, Cudjoe FianoChairman of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), Cudjoe Fiano has apportioned blames to the National Sports Authority (NSA) and the Sports Ministry for the country’s foot-dragging in providing a stimulus package for sports particularly football. The government on Wednesday announced a financial package to cushion businesses and enterprises affected by the lockdown. Clubs have suspended camps until further notice, but are still expected to pay their players, coaches and other workers. This is an eye opener to the clubs, in our rush for football to resume, people want to take us for granted. Send your news stories to and via WhatsApp on +233 55 2699 625.
May 26, 2020 12:00 UTC
Business News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: Kasapa FMUnicredit case: BoG application for stay of proceedings dismissedThe Bank of GhanaThe Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court presided over by Justice Gifty Agyei Addo has dismissed an application by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) seeking to halt proceedings in a case initiated against it by HODA Holdings. The dismissal of this application has paved the way For the hearing of the substantive case filed by HODA Holdings. Kasapa FM’s Court Correspondent Muntalla Inusah reports that hearing of the substantive case has been adjourned to June 23, 2020. In the ruling of the court on Tuesday, it said the application is dismissed because the applicant (BoG) has not demonstrated the irreparable damage it will suffer should the respondent (applicant) HODA Holdings succeeds. Subject matterIt would be recalled that in October last year the High Court dismissed an application by lawyer of the BoG, Frank Davies, seeking to strike out a case filed by UniCredit challenging the revocation of its license.
May 26, 2020 10:41 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comGhanaWeb Polls: 55% call for another lockdown to curb coronavirus spreadResults from the pollResults from a poll conducted by GhanaWeb on whether the government should impose another lockdown in the country indicate that many Ghanaians will be in favour of another lockdown to ease the spread of COVID-19. BackroundGhanaWeb launched its polls in May with the first question being: should the EC go ahead with the new register? This poll question gained 141,132 responses in 48 hours and over 2,000 people commented under the poll expressing divergent views about the Electoral Commission and the new voters’ register. The GhanaWeb Poll is an open-access poll that allows participants to self-select into participation. The poll seeks to enable GhanaWeb readers to predict the opinions of Ghanaians on issues and decisions that affect the country.
May 26, 2020 10:30 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: ghanaiantimes.com.ghHearts Chief Executive calls for corporate support for clubsFrederick Moore, Hearts of Oak General ManagerChief Executive Officer (CEO) of Accra Hearts of Oak, Mr Frederick Moore, has appealed to corporate Ghana to support football clubs due to the drastic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. “That is why we need corporate Ghana to support because no club can survive without such support,” he added. “Even football clubs in Europe have struggled to manage football during this period. Ghana before COVID-19 was for a long time without an FA after the ‘Number 12’ expose’ by Anas Aremeyaw Anas,” he said. “There is more to be done to support clubs.
May 26, 2020 10:30 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comCID petitioned over threats against Manasseh Azure, Afia PokuaGhanaian journalists, Manasseh Azure Awuni and Afia PokuaiWatch Africa has presented a petition to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service over what it described as dangerous online attacks on Ghanaian journalists, Manasseh Azure Awuni and Afia Pokua. This forms part of the NGO’s effort to counter cyber abuse against journalists and rights activists in Ghana. “The names of the abusers are withheld due to the ongoing investigations into the case by the Police CID. Read the full statement belowiWATCH AFRICA PETITIONS POLICE CID OVER INDIVIDUALS WHO THREATENED JOURNALISTS ONLINEiWatch Africa has officially submitted a complaint against three individuals who threatened journalists; Manasseh Azure Awuni and Afia Pokua online to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police in Accra for further investigation. Journalists continue to play a crucial role in deepening Ghana’s democracy and we all have a responsibility to protect them.
May 26, 2020 09:56 UTC
It was the first time a French team had won the European Cup. As the scandal affected only French league matches, Marseille’s status as 1993 European champion was not affected. O. Marseille :Fabian Barthez, Jocelyn Angloma(Jean-Philipe Durand), Eric Di Meco, Basili Boli, Frank Sauzee, Marcel Desailly, Jean Jacques Eyddie,Alen Boksic, Rudi Voller(Jean-Christophe Thomas), Abedi Pele, Didier Dechamps. LiverpoolMané (55)On this day 26 May 2004 (Exactly 16 years ago today) Jose Mourinho’s Porto romped to an emphatic Champions League final win. On this day 26 May 1963 (Exactly 56 years ago) Roy Emerson defeated France Pierre Darmon 3–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–4 to the French Open Men’s Singles title.
May 26, 2020 09:00 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: footballmadeinghana.comMedeama’s Opoku Agyemang reveals reason for Kotoko and Aduana Stars snubMedeama SC striker Prince Opoku AgyemangMedeama SC striker Prince Opoku Agyemang has revealed why he snubbed the likes of Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko before joining the Tarkwa-based side. The player transferred to the Mauve and Yellows before the start of the 2019-20 Ghana premier league season from division one side, New Edubiase. In an interview with Truth Radio NY, Prince Opoku Agyemang has disclosed that there were approaches made by Ghana Premier league heavyweights Asante Kotoko and 2 time league winners Aduana Stars to sign him. “I opted for Medeama SC because of playing time and I think I made the best choice” he concluded. Prince Opoku Agyemang got off to a flyer in the 2019-20 season; despite playing in his debut campaign for Medeama SC, he netted 11 times in 13 games winning 5 MVP Awards.
May 26, 2020 07:52 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: goal.comAsamoah Gyan speaks on Ghana coach Akonnor and player selectionBlack Stars coach CK AkonnorGhana ace Asamoah Gyan wants CK Akonnor's job as Black Stars head coach to be free of any interference. The Ghana job is Akonnor's first head coaching job with a national team. He briefly joined the Black Stars as an assistant coach under Appiah last November before taking over the mantle as head coach two months later. The Black Stars have not won the title since 1982. Akonnor has also been tasked to secure Ghana a return to the World Cup after a disappointing 2018 qualification campaign.
May 26, 2020 07:07 UTC
Sports News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: goal.comPlaying for Ghana was better than European club football - Derek BoatengFormer Ghana international Derek BoatengFormer Ghana international Derek Boateng picks playing at the 2006 World Cup as the highest moment of his career. “Playing at the World Cup in 2010 and reaching the quarter-final [is among my highest," Boateng told Goal. “The first tournament in Germany would be more special because that was our first World Cup. “When I started playing football, my ambition was to play for Ghana and defend my nation anywhere in the world. It was good playing in Europe and all that but playing for your national side was something special.
May 26, 2020 06:51 UTC
General News of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comOnly people with poor mindsets go into farming in Ghana - Kennedy AgyapongKennedy AgyapongKennedy Agyapong says in Ghana farming does not bring money and it is only those who pray to be poor that venture into it. “When you wake up in the morning and you pray that God let me be poor, then you go into farming,” he told Joy News. He explained that whenever he hears people who are supposed to do something better for their lives say they are going into farming, he just laughs. The Assin Central legislator said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration is always paying lip service to farming while telling the youth to go into farming. The villagers...you think you are going to create jobs for them [but they think] you are stupid,” he said.
May 26, 2020 06:11 UTC
Entertainment of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comHelp me God for I am confused – Kofi AdomahKofi AdomahBroadcast journalist Kofi Adomah is asking God to help him make the best decision over a choice he has to make soon, as he is in a state of confusion. Kofi Adomah, who seems to be confronted with a hard choice to make, made a post about his dilemma on social media. I took a bold step that I don’t regret at all and that was to concentrate on building KOFI TV,” he wrote on Facebook. He added: “I am about to take another bold step soon. HELP ME GOD FOR I AM CONFUSED ???
May 26, 2020 01:30 UTC
Entertainment of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comIt doesn’t make sense for our top musicians to be dancehall artistes – Mikki Osei Berkoplay videoMikki Osei BerkoActor and TV presenter Mikki Osei Berko says he is disappointed that the top musical acts in Ghana sing dancehall songs and not highlife music. According to Mikki, the only time he will begin to understand and appreciate why the situation is so is when he travels to Jamaica and learns that their top musicians sing highlife songs. He bemoaned the lack of promotion for Ghanaian music and culture and blamed industry players for not supporting the music industry to thrive. The national problem being that we don’t understand our culture, we don’t even know we have a culture for us to even teach the next generation, we don’t know. We don’t know our heritage, that is one of the major problems we have in this country.
May 26, 2020 01:18 UTC
Entertainment of Tuesday, 26 May 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.com80% of Ghanaian celebrities cannot afford decent healthcare – Mikki Osei Berkoplay videoMikki Osei BerkoThe financial plight of Ghanaian actors in recent times have been a topic widely discussed on social media. Videos have circulated and gone viral of veteran actors living very poor lives and depending solely on benevolent donations and welfare. Ghanaian actor, Mikki Osei Berko, has joined the discussion on the state of Ghanaian actors and revealed that most Ghanaian celebrities are poor. When he was asked if Ghanaian celebrities are poor, he also questioned where they get money from and what they did to earn money. “About 80% of Ghanaian celebrities cannot afford decent healthcare…of course because they are paupers.
May 26, 2020 01:18 UTC
Melissa Satta-Boateng, 34, stunned fans in 2012 when she insisted that her husband was sidelined due to them having "sex seven to ten times a week." The Italian TV presenter said at the time: "The reason Kevin is injured so often is because we have sex seven to ten times a week. Boateng, who tied the knot with Melissa in 2016, signed for Spurs in 2007 for a reported fee of £5.4m. But the 33-year-old midfielder only managed 24 appearances for Spurs before he was shipped out on loan to Borussia Dortmund. But the Spanish club didn't make the deal permanent for Boateng, who is currently on loan at Turkish side Besiktas, last summer.
May 25, 2020 17:40 UTC
Politics of Monday, 25 May 2020Source: Starr FMVoters register: NDC writes to EC for training manualNDC General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia with EC chair, Jean MensaThe opposition NDC has requested from the Electoral Commission a training manual for voters registration officials ahead of the planned exercise. The party has also asked for the training manual for political party agent for the exercise, including other documents and forms relevant to the 2020 election registration exercise. A letter to the EC Chairperson signed by the party’s General Secretary Johnson Aseidu Nketia read: “The National’ Democratic Congress (NDC) has become aware of an ongoing nationwide training exercise being conducted by the Electoral Commission to prepare its staff to be deployed for the conduct of voter registration prior to the 2020 general elections”. Thank you.”The NDC has been critical and publicly opposed plans by the electoral Commission to develop new voters register for the 2020 polls. Send your news stories to and via WhatsApp on +233 55 2699 625.
May 25, 2020 16:07 UTC