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Buhari To Attend Ghana’s President-Elect, Akufo-Addo’s Inauguration


  President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday, January, 7 join other African leaders to attend the inauguration of Ghana’s new president Chief Nana Akufo-Addo, who was elected last December.  In a statement released on Friday by the Media Aide to the president, Femi Adesina, Buhari is expected to leave the Federal Capital …

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Ghanaian Bar Offers Premier League Themed Burgers

ghanaian bar honeysuckle offers premier league themed burgers

A sports bar in Ghana has offered its customers premier league themed burgers. The Honeysuckle in East Legon, Accra offered various burgers ranging in names like Special One, Sergeant Pep, Normal One, Godfather, Le Professeur. The names of the burgers corresponded to the nicknames of managers the burger was themed after. Special …

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Ghanaian University To Remove Gandhi Statue Over Allegations Of Racism


In Ghana, there has been controversy over a statue of legendary Indian civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi. The Gandhi statue was unveiled on the Legon campus of the University of Ghana by Indian President Pranab Mukhereje during his state visit to Ghana in June this year. Some months after the unveiling, the …

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Ghanaian Football Coach Says Players Fail Because They’re Having Too Much Sex

Asamoah Gyang Celebrates Scoring.

A former Ghanaian football international who is now a football coach, Malik Jabir has expressed concern over the state of football in his country. He has lamented the poor performance of Ghana’s national teams over the years and attributed it to the fact that the players are having too much …

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Nigeria Emerges President Of African Tax Forum


Nigeria was on Wednesday elected the President of the African Tax Administration Forum, (ATAF), after defeating Togo by 13 votes to four in the Forum’s elections held in Pretoria, South Africa. Mr Babatunde Fowler, Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS will chair the Council from 2016-2018 and will be …

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Ghana Party Petitions Against Rawlings Over Abacha $5m ‘Gift’


  Ghanaian political party Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) has signed a petition against former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings over an alleged $5 million gift he received from late Nigerian Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha back in 1998. GCPP petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in Ghana to launch an …

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Boko Haram: Buratai Bags Kwameh Nkrumah Leadership Award


For his exemplary leadership and commitment to duty and the fight against insurgency in the North East, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai  has been awarded the prestigious Kwameh Nkrumah Leadership Award by the All African Students Union (AASU). A statement from Acting …

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Yvonne Nelson caught kissing rookie actor at ‘Heels & Sneakers’ Premiere


Yvonne Nelson probably wanted everyone to see these photos that went viral during her movie premiere at the Silverbird Cinemas, Accra Mall, Ghana. ALSO SEE: Yvonne Nelson Releases New TV Series, ‘Heels & Sneakers’ After the movie had ended, Yvonne and her cast walked out of the auditorium to have some …

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President Buhari Commiserates With Ghanaian President Over Mother’s Death


President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with President John Mahama of Ghana and his family on the passing away of his mother, Hajia Abiba Nnaba. Buhari who is on vacation in the United Kingdom spoke with Mahama on phone today. He prayed that Almighty Allah will grant the soul of Hajia …

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Over 70 People Die In Ghana Bus Crash


At least 71 people died after a passenger bus collided with a truck carrying tomatoes on a highway in Ghana, police say. They said the head-on collision between the government-operated bus heading to the northern town of Tamale from the second-largest city of Kumasi and the cargo truck happened on Wednesday …

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US Transfers Two Guantanamo Detainees To Ghana


The US military announced on Wednesday that two detainees held for years without charge at the Guantanamo Bay prison will be transferred to Ghana, leaving 105 detainees at the notorious camp. Yemeni Mahmud Umar Muhammad bin Atef, 36, and Khalid Muhammad Salih al-Dhuby, 38, will settle in Ghana for two years, …

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Photos: Nigerian Crowned Miss Universe……


Nigeria’s Collette Nwadike last night in faraway Sao Tome & Principe won the Face of the Universe Beauty Pageant Crown. Collete beat Miss Germany who was the first runner-up; Miss Angola the second runner-up; Miss Aruba the third runner-up and the host country participant, Miss Sao Tome & Principe, the …

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Nigeria To Cut Gas Supply To Ghana Over Indebtedness


Ghana is owing Nigeria 100 million Ghanaian cedis. The Federal Government has, therefore decided to cut gas supply to the country’s power plants. According to a former Chief Executive Officer of the Volta River Authority Dr. Charles Wireku-Brobbey, Nigeria’s decision to cut gas supply to Ghana’s Aboadze thermal plant was …

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Falcons Await Last-4 Opponents after Stunning Defeat

Assisat Oshoala Vies for an Aerial Ball Against a South African Opponent During the AWC in Namibia. Image: Caf via BackPagePix.

Nigeria senior women’s national team, the Super Falcons, were shocked 2-1 by Côte d’Ivoire on Saturday and now await the outcome of Sunday’s clash between Ghana and Cameroon to know their semi-final opponents. The reigning African champions, who had earlier thrashed Congo and Tanzania, lost their last group game on …

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Dream Team VI Beat Ghana To Advance Into AAG Semis

Kingsley Sokari' Will Not Be Joining Esperance Of Tunisia Again.

Goals from Junior Ajayi and Kingsley Sokari secured an opening 2-0 win for Nigeria’s Men Under-23 against Ghana in the Football Tournaments of the 2015 All-Africa Games on Wednesday. The Dream Team VI, whose initial opener against Egypt was canceled after the young Pharaohs withdrew from the tournament, have now …

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Military Gaining Ground, Boko Haram Limited To Sambisa Forest, Says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Nigerian military has successfully restricted the Boko Haram sect to the Sambisa Forest. He stated this at a joint press conference with President John Dramani Mahama in Accra, the capital of Ghana, during his one day official visit to the country on Monday. …

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President Buhari In Ghana; Promises To Appoint Ministers Before September Ends

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Aburi, Ghana, reiterated his promise of forming his cabinet by appointing Ministers before the end of September. Buhari gave the assurance at a joint press conference with his host, President John Dramani Mahama after bilateral talks at the ‎Peduase Lodge, used by the President …

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Buhari To Discuss Security, Trade In His Official Visit To Ghana

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President Muhammadu Buhari is on a one-day official visit to Ghana today. While in Accra, President Buhari will discuss regional security with his Ghanaian counterpart, John Dramani Mahama, according to a statement by the Presidency. He will also discuss trade relations with Ghana. In his less than four months as …

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Nigeria Want Black Stars Friendly in London- Report

Super Eagles Celebrates Uche Nwofor's Strike Against Scotland at Craven Cottage.

Nigerian football officials have reportedly proposed a friendly against Ghana in London for next month. has been told that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) wants the international friendly to be slated for September’s Fifa-free week, in the wake of a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier in Tanzania …

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Andre Ayew Joins Swansea City on a Four-Year Deal

Swansea City Sign Andre Ayew on a Free. Image: AFP.

Swansea City has completed the signing of Andre Ayew on a free transfer from Marseille. The Ghanaian forward has signed a four-year deal at the Welsh club- subject to Premier League and international clearance. Ayew has been out of contract since his previous deal expired at the French Ligue 1 …

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