The statistics behind El Clasico


Sunday’s El Clasico is as hotly anticipated a clash between the two giants of the Spanish game as there has been in recent memory with the LaLiga title potentially being decided, however there are a number of statistics behind the match that help set the stage for such an encounter. Real Madrid and Barcelona have been competing with each other ...

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  Many parts of Ghana’s capital, Accra was devastated by floods following a hour’s downpour on Thursday evening. The situation made it very difficult for some motorists to continue their journeys due to the pressure of the flood waters on highways.   Residents in areas including Adabraka-Sahara in the capital, were left frustrated as they spent several hours into midnight ...

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We’ll not allow Galamsey to destroy our nation – Nana Addo


  President Nana Akufo Addo has reiterated his resolve to deal with illegal mining, popularly referred to as Galamsey. Speaking at a durbar at the Dormaahene’s Palace in the Brong Ahafo Region, Nana Akufo Addo said his administration shares the concerns of many Ghanaians who are calling for a total ban of the operations of illegal miners. “The Ghana handed ...

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$95 million Kumasi City Mall opened [Photos]


  The US$95 million Kumasi City Mall, officially opened for business today [Thursday], drawing a lot of excitement by shoppers in the nation’s second largest city. Spread on a 15.4-acre stretch of land, it has 74 different shops, for foodstuffs and groceries, lifestyle, beauty and wellness, electronics and telecommunications, fashion and clothing. The others are pharmaceuticals and clinic facilities, gifts ...

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Ghana can halt rice importation – Percival Ampomah


The importation of rice can be drastically reduced if the necessary measures are taken to boost rice production in Ghana, the Manager of Worawora Ricemill, a subsidiary of Groupe Nduom, Percival Ofori Ampomah has said. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, Mr. Ampomah suggested what he termed a comprehensive approach to boosting local rice production in Ghana. He was optimistic ...

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Pique: Juventus deserve to progress, they can win the tournament


  It was a perfectly delivered masterclass by Juventus on Wednesday as Barcelona crashed out of the Champions League 3-0 on aggregate with Gerard Pique suggesting that the Italian giants deserved to progress and could in fact go on to win the tournament.Massimiliano Allegri’s charges were aggressive in their pressing and defending their 3-0 first-leg lead for their lives as ...

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We’re not recruiting personnel now – Prisons Service


The Ghana Prisons Service has called on the public to disregard rumours of an ongoing recruitment exercise by the Service. It said the public must be vigilant to avoid being lured into buying fake recruitment forms from fraudsters who claim to be agents of the recruitment exercise. A statement signed by Superintendent Vitals Aiyeh, the Director of Public Relations on ...

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Six die in Assin Juaso road crash


Four people died on the spot while six others sustained various degrees of injury in a road crash that occurred at Assin Juaso near Assin Fosu in the Central Region on Saturday. Two others were later confirmed dead at the Saint Francis Xavier Hospital in Assin Fosu and four are currently responding to treatment. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Peprah ...

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James Bond actor Clifton James dies at 96


Actor Clifton James, who appeared as Sheriff JW Pepper in two James Bond films, has died at the age of 96. He died close to his childhood home in Gladstone, Oregon, on Saturday due to complications from diabetes. James was best known for appearing alongside Sir Roger Moore in the Bond films Live and Let Die and The Man with ...

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