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Ghana FA react to Black Stars coronavirus cases
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Ghana FA react to Black Stars coronavirus cases


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"We are informed that some of our Black Stars players have tested positive for Corona virus following their involvement in Ghana's friendly games against Mali and Qatar."
With just about an hour to the start of the game against Mali, the Ghana team Doctors, together with Turkish Health officials conducted another round of tests in the dressing rooms of both Ghana and Mali before kick-off.


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Photos and videos from Shatta Wale's all-white birthday party
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Photos and videos from Shatta Wale's all-white birthday party


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Friends and family of Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale turned up at his East Legon residence on Saturday to celebrate his birthday.
The artiste, born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr organized the party to mark turning 36 on October 17.


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Spurs throw away three-goal lead as West Ham grab remarkable draw
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Spurs throw away three-goal lead as West Ham grab remarkable draw


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Tottenham somehow contrived to throw away a three-goal lead as West Ham grabbed a remarkable 3-3 draw in their dramatic Premier League clash.
Heung-Min Son scored in the opening 45 seconds and Harry Kane got two all inside the first 16 minutes, but late goals from Fabian Balbuena, a bizarre Davinson Sanchez own goal and a Manuel Lanzini screamer saw West Ham snatch a point in injury time.


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Ophelia Hayford officially replaces late husband as Mfantseman Parliamentary Candidate
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Ophelia Hayford officially replaces late husband as Mfantseman Parliamentary Candidate


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The New Patriotic Party has confirmed the wife of the late Ekow Hayford as their 2020 Parliamentary Candidate for the Mfansteman Constituency.
Mrs Ophelia Hayford replaces her late husband who was murdered by some unknown assailants on Friday, October 9, while returning from a campaign tour.
According to NEC, the party had extensive consultations with all stakeholders including the constituents of Mfantseman before Mrs Ophelia Hayford was selected to be the parliamentary candidate.


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PPP outdoors running mate for 2020 December polls
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PPP outdoors running mate for 2020 December polls


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The Progressive People's Party has named Kofi Asamoah-Siaw as the running mate to the flagbearer of the Party.
The forty-two year old was named by the flagbearer of the party Ms Bridgette Dzogbenuku at an outdoor ceremony held in his honour.
She appealed to electorates to consider the PPP come December 7 and vote her and her running mate as an alternative to the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress who have been in governance for over 28 years without ensuring much development in the country.


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Agona East Parliamentary Candidate urges electorates
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Agona East Parliamentary Candidate urges electorates


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Agona East parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Congress, Queenstar Pokuah Sawyerr has said the people of Agona Nsaba have a special place in the heart of Presidential candidate, John Mahama, and the NDC. This was during a courtesy call on the Traditional Council of Agona Nsaba in the Central Region by former President John Mahama and officials of the NDC. The party's parliamentary candidate for the constituency stated that NDC would forever cherish the love given by the people to the party.
The NDC presidential candidate, Mr John Dramani Mahama officially introduced the party's parliamentary candidate for the Agona East constituency to the Omanhene, Osaberima Boapong Afriyie II and traditional council of Agona Nsaba.
"After many discussions, the NDC has decided to present Mrs Queenstar Pokuah Sawyerr as the parliamentary candidate for Agona East. I present the heart of the people to you."


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Mohammed Kudus scores first Ajax goal in big victory
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Mohammed Kudus scores first Ajax goal in big victory


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Mohammed Kudus scored his first Ajax goal as the Dutch champions cruised to a 5-1 victory against Heerenveen on Sunday.
Kudus had assisted Dusan Tadic for the first goal of the game before smashing his effort into the bottom corner.


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Jordan Ayew tests positive for coronavirus
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Jordan Ayew tests positive for coronavirus


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Jordan Ayew has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from international duty with Ghana.
Ahead of the Mali game, it was confirmed that four players of the Eagles had tested positive.


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Ophelia Hayford officially replaces late husband as Mfantseman Parliamentary Candidate
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Ophelia Hayford officially replaces late husband as Mfantseman Parliamentary Candidate


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The New Patriotic Party has confirmed the wife of the late Ekow Hayford as their 2020 Parliamentary Candidate for the Mfansteman Constituency.
Mrs Ophelia Hayford replaces her late husband who was murdered by some unknown assailants on Friday, October 9, while returning from a campaign tour.
According to NEC, the party had extensive consultations with all stakeholders including the constituents of Mfantseman before Mrs Ophelia Hayford was selected to be the parliamentary candidate.


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Van Dijk needs knee surgery and faces lengthy lay-off
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Van Dijk needs knee surgery and faces lengthy lay-off


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Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk needs surgery on a knee ligament injury sustained in the 2-2 draw at Everton on Saturday.
Van Dijk has been a key figure for Liverpool since signing for them in January 2018 for £75m. He has played every league game for the club in the past two seasons as Liverpool finished second in 2018-19 before winning their first top-flight title in 30 years in 2019-20.


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Consumers commend Joy News Ecobank Habitat Fair 'clinic' for facilitating house acquisition
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Consumers commend Joy News Ecobank Habitat Fair 'clinic' for facilitating house acquisition


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Several Ghanaians who have thronged the ongoing Joy News Ecobank Habitat Fair 'clinic' at the West Hills Mall have applauded the Multimedia Group and its partners for facilitating swift acquisition of their future homes.
Some could not hide their joy that by the kind courtesy of Joy News and Ecobank Ghana, they can easily own their apartments or buildings with instant advisory and planning.


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Duncan-Williams prays for Shatta Wale on his birthday
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Duncan-Williams prays for Shatta Wale on his birthday


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Presiding Archbishop and General Overseer of the Action Faith Ministry, Nicholas Duncan-Williams has showered well-wishes on Shatta Wale who celebrated his birthday on October 17.
This led the Archbishop, Nicholas Duncan-Williams to congratulate and bless Shatta Wale for a good work done.


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I will not play Kotoko for free
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I will not play Kotoko for free


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Black Stars legend Asamoah Gyan says he will not play Asante Kotoko for free although he loves the club and dreams of wearing the Porcupine Warriors' jersey before calling time on his playing career.
"People are getting the impression that because I love Kotoko I will play for free. No, I will not play for free," Gyan added.


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African Champions League semi-final: Ahly beat Wydad 2-0 in first leg
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African Champions League semi-final: Ahly beat Wydad 2-0 in first leg


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Egyptian giants Al Ahly secured a big advantage over Wydad Casablanca in the African Champions League semi-final on Saturday with a 2-0 win in the first leg in Morocco.
The first leg of the other semi-final is also being played in Casablanca on Sunday night between newly crowned Moroccan champions Raja Casablanca and Zamalek of Egypt.


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Lopez beats Lomachenko to become undisputed champion
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Lopez beats Lomachenko to become undisputed champion


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Teofimo Lopez beat Vasyl Lomachenko via unanimous decision to become the undisputed lightweight division's first champion.
Lomachenko came on in rounds 8 through 11, but Lopez closed the show by landing a fight high 50 punches, the most ever by a Lomachenko opponent.


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CSIR-SARI introduces high yielding groundnut varieties to farmers
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CSIR-SARI introduces high yielding groundnut varieties to farmers


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The Savanah Agriculture Research Institute of the Council for Scientific Industrial Research, has introduced high yielding groundnut varieties to farmers in the Pusiga District of the Upper East Region.
"These varieties are high yielding and tolerant to early and late leaf spot diseases, important diseases of groundnut that can cause up to 90% yield loss in some places. SARINUT 2 is particularly recommended for the Upper East Region because it matures within 90 days after sowing".


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Lopez beats Lomachenko to become undisputed champion
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Lopez beats Lomachenko to become undisputed champion


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Teofimo Lopez beat Vasyl Lomachenko via unanimous decision to become the undisputed lightweight division's first champion.
Lomachenko came on in rounds 8 through 11, but Lopez closed the show by landing a fight high 50 punches, the most ever by a Lomachenko opponent.


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Decision to stand as independent candidate from post-primary grievances
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Decision to stand as independent candidate from post-primary grievances


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According to him, decisions by defeated aspirants to stand as independent candidates often result from a failure of political parties to properly address concerns raised after political party primaries are held.
"Political parties must find ways of ensuring that the Primary process doesn't leave lingering grievances carried through the post primary season," he said.
Among such persons is MP for Formena who has been asked by the NPP to step down following his decision to stand as an independent candidate.


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Presence of independent candidates foster democratic process
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Presence of independent candidates foster democratic process


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Political Scientist and member of IRIS Research Consortium, Dr John Osae-Kwapong has indicated that having independent candidates in the governance of the country helps to strengthen the state's democratic process.
"Having independent candidates in principle is a good thing. I think it is helpful to the democratic process," he said.
"A few instances of Independent candidates winning have come from regions that you can point to as party strongholds."


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Fomena MP free to rejoin NPP if successful in December polls
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Fomena MP free to rejoin NPP if successful in December polls


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Ashanti Regional Secretary for the New Patriotic Party, Mr Samuel Pyne has indicated that the MP for Fomena, Mr Andrew Amoako Asiamah is free to rejoin the party should be emerge victorious in the December polls as an independent candidate.
Speaking to JoyNews, Mr Pyne stated that the party would welcome the MP of Fomena should he decide to rejoin the NPP as the Majority in Parliament.
Mr Amoako Asiamah was expelled from the party after he refused to revise his decision to run for the parliamentary seat in the Fomena constituency as an independent candidate.


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