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Ghana to own 51% of ECG – Nana Addo

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured that workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will not be laid off under the second Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact programme. According to him, government is taking a second look at the Compact, stressing that in addition to finding long term resolutions to the nation’s electricity problems, the $495 million ...

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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma abandons rally after being booed

  South Africa’s scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma has abandoned a May Day rally after he was booed by workers demanding his resignation. Scuffles broke out between Mr Zuma’s supporters and opponents, resulting in all speeches being cancelled. The main labour federation, Cosatu, called on Mr Zuma to step down last month after he sacked his widely respected finance minister. Mr ...

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Manchester United to pay tribute to Nigerian fans killed in Calabar

  Manchester United has revealed plans to honour Nigerian football fans who died last week following an accident in the south-eastern city of Calabar. The tragedy, which claimed the lives of at least seven people, happened when an electric cable fell on fans watching a Manchester United match on TV. The English club tweeted that its players will wear black ...

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Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round at Wembley

    Anthony Joshua produced the performance of his career to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown with an enthralling knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. A post-war record 90,000 fans at the national stadium were treated to a see-saw contest, Joshua dropping the former unified world champion in the fifth round, before being ...

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Antonio Conte wants Chelsea, Tottenham to kick off at same time

Premier League title rivals Chelsea and Tottenham should kick off their last three matches of the season at the same time, says Blues boss Antonio Conte. Leaders Chelsea will temporarily go seven points clear if they win at Everton on Sunday (14:05 BST) before Spurs entertain Arsenal (16:30 BST). But Conte wants his side and Spurs to start the last ...

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Cocaine went missing at Tema Port – Finder Editor insists

The Editor of the Finder Newspaper, Elvis Darko, has rubbished claims discounting the discovery of cocaine at the Tema Port, that reportedly went missing. The Sector Commander of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), at the Tema Port, Confidence Nyadzi, had earlier dismissed claims that 500 kilogrammes of cocaine worth about $30 million ...

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Aguero was ‘smart’ for Marouane Fellaini’s red – Jose Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has suggested Sergio Aguero made the most of the incident that led to Marouane Fellaini’s sending off for headbutting Manchester City’s striker. Fellaini, 29, was shown a straight red in the 84th minute, seconds after being booked for tripping the Argentina star. United held on for a goalless draw. “I didn’t watch but probably I ...

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Illegal fuel importers cost GH¢850m loss annually – NPA

  The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has disclosed that Ghana loses about 850 million cedis annually in taxes, due to the increased activities of fuel smugglers into and out of the country. The illegal act is said to involve operators who ply their business at the ports by fuelling tanks with fuel products brought into the country via unapproved routes. ...

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