GhanaWeb News Summaries from April 18, 2021
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LIVESTREAMED: United Showbiz on UTV
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LIVESTREAMED: United Showbiz on UTV


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Hosted by the beautiful Nana Ama McBrown, the weekly entertainment show brings together players in the entertainment industry to discuss issues relating to entertainment and arts in the country.

Appearing as guests on today's edition are Gyakie, Yaw TOG, Amerado, social activist Kwame A-Plus as well as regular entertainment pundit, Arnold Asamoah Baidoo.


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I have decided to give birth at 48
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I have decided to give birth at 48


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Deloris Frimpong Manso is the host of 'The Delay Show'.

The 38-year-old TV presenter who has been pestered with marriage and childbirth over a long period of time said at age 48, she will be fulfilled enough to start making babies.

One can recall that Delay has on several occasions been captured on social media debunking rumours that she has given birth to a baby girl.


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2020/21 GPL: Elmina Sharks 1-0 WAFA
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2020/21 GPL: Elmina Sharks 1-0 WAFA


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On the 24th minute, Sharks went close again through a superb free kick from xx.

The tactical worked in favour of the visitors as they controlled much possession and created so many openings to go ahead on the scoresheet but the resolute defense of Elmina Sharks stood to the test.

The result has pushed Sharks to 10th spot with 26 points, with WAFA staying on 11th with the same number of points from 20 outings.


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Despite, Ofori Sarpong storm millionaire friend's house party in exotic cars
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Despite, Ofori Sarpong storm millionaire friend's house party in exotic cars


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Fleet of luxurious cars were on display along with a lot of opulence.

The likes of Dr. Osei Kwame Despite, Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong, Abeiku Santana and other members of the East Legon Executive fitness club were present at the residence of Double D as affectionately called by friends and colleagues to grace the event.

Fleet of luxurious and expensive cars were on display and the few people fortunate to have the feel of the multi million building during the tour in the mansion were in awe and amazed with the extravagance and classy furnishing of both the interior and exterior of the mansion.


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Prince Tagoe rules out Coaching Black Stars in the future
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Prince Tagoe rules out Coaching Black Stars in the future


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Tagoe, who was part of the Black Stars squad that reached the quarter-finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, stated he's currently into scouting and harbours hopes of grabbing his coaching badges in the future.

Tagoe does not fancy Coaching the Black Stars in the future when he grabs his coaching license.

Prince Tagoe was capped 36 times for Ghana scoring 7 goals between 2006 and 2012.


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Joel Fameyeh scores 11th goal of the season for Orenburg
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Joel Fameyeh scores 11th goal of the season for Orenburg


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Fameyeh opened the scoring for the visitors after 28 minutes, slotting the ball round the goalkeeper from close range.

Orenburg looked for a second goal after halftime and in the 64th minute, Renato Gojkovic scored a crazy goal to make it 2-1.

Fameyeh has played 32 games and scored 11 goals for Orenburg in the ongoing season.


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Andre Ayew injured in Swansea's draw with Wycombe


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Re Dede Ayew got injured the game against Wycombe.

The Welsh side drew 2-2 with Wycombe at their backyard denting their slim hopes of securing automatic promotion.

Re Ayew Suffered an injury very early in their 2-2 drawn game against Wycombe and was substituted for precautionary reasons.


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WAFA SC teen Lawrence Agyekum bags MoTM gong in defeat against Elmina Sharks


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WAFA were left to rue their missed chances after a masterclass second-half display against Elmina Sharks on Saturday.

WAFA did enough to return to Sogakofe with at least a point but lack of concentration on their part saw them leave the Cape Coast Sports Stadium empty-handed.

Despite being on the losing end, Lawrence Agyekum was named the Most Valuable Player of the match, due to his virtuoso performance at the heart of midfield for the visitors.


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I missed the 2006 World Cup because I wasn't a foreign based player
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I missed the 2006 World Cup because I wasn't a foreign based player


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He was part of Ghana's team that helped qualified the nation to the first-ever World Cup tournament in Germany in 2006.

According to the former Kotoko and Hearts player, he missed out because he was not a foreign-based player.

He says there were lots of offers to leave Ghana for pastures anew but waits thinking that there will be better offers when he Ghana qualifies for the World Cup and he plays.


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Striker Felix Ohene Gyan scores on full debut for AS Roma U19 in Primavera Championship
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Striker Felix Ohene Gyan scores on full debut for AS Roma U19 in Primavera Championship


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Ohene Gyan approached the cross at the first post and directed his header past the Atalanta goalkeeper.

Ohene Gyan was substituted in the 63rd minute after showing signs of discomfort.

This is Ohene Gyan's first goal in the Primavera Championship.


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2020/21 GPL: King Faisal 0-0 AshantiGold


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AshantiGold tried to unlock the Faisal goalposts on several occasions but goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim was too good to prevent all attempts.

Faisal head coach Kasim handed a maiden to Danlad Ibrahim who is on loan from Asante Kotoko SC. The Ghana U20 goalie made his debut last week against Aduana Stars coming on to replace injured Abdul Jabal Adams.

Faisal came very close to opening the scoring in the 29th minute but Awudu Mohammed shot hits the woodwork.


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Anklets don't make one an 'ashawo': How to and not to rock them
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Anklets don't make one an 'ashawo': How to and not to rock them


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According to fashion historians, women wore anklets as early as 6,000 B.C.-3100 B.C. These early people constructed anklets from precious stones and metals found in nature and wore them to denote status and social rank.

Slaves wore leather anklets, while affluent brides and wives flaunted lavish anklets made of precious metals and gemstones.

The different types of anklets are merely a preference for the wearer.


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Abena Korkor takes down completely naked photo, goes off social media
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Abena Korkor takes down completely naked photo, goes off social media


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The former TV show after deleting the photo also announced that she was taking a little break from social media for a while.

This might be a decision Abena Korkor took before yesterday but the coincidence of her decision and the sentencing of Rosemond Brown aka Akuapem Poloo by an Accra Circuit Court after she shared a nude photo with her seven year old son online can not be overlooked.

Mind you, the photo was on the page and getting some serious reaction until it emerged in the news space that Her Honour Christina Cann has sentenced Akuapem Poloo.


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Ignore Adom Otchere's 'mischievous' analysis on NDC
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Ignore Adom Otchere's 'mischievous' analysis on NDC


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Mr Adom Otchere on his current affairs 'Good Evening Ghana' TV show has recently been discussing whether or not ex-President John Mahama will return to the ballot and run for president again in 2024.

If he wins who will he pair with as running mate and if he does not win, what are the other possible pairings for the NDC. But speaking on the Probe show on Joy News Sunday monitored by Kasapa FM, Mr Asiedu Nketia stated that he has very serious problems with the analysis being done by Mr Adom Otchere.


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It is time for NPP to introduce a younger flagbearer
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It is time for NPP to introduce a younger flagbearer


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According to Mr Ayariga who spoke in an interview with Serwaa Amihere on GhToday monitored by GhanaWeb, political parties must change the narrative by introducing young faces into the flagbearship race.

Ghana's former Attorney General, Ayikoi Otoo commenting on the subject also indicated that financial constraint can be a major challenge to any younger candidate who might be introduced to the presidential candidate scene.


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We are not ready to break the 8 if we don't stop the early campaign
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We are not ready to break the 8 if we don't stop the early campaign


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According to him, the party must now be focused more than ever on rallying to support President Akufo-Addo realise his vision for the country.

He believes it is by this achievements and many others that the party can launch the break the 8 campaign come 2024.

The NPP wants to be the first party in the country's democratic history to break the eight-year rule, hand over to itself and continue the transformational agenda beyond 2024.


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Condition of workers key after government signs agreement with AirtelTigo


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He said the government must provide details about the standings of the workers, whether or not there is going to be retrenchment, under the new agreement.

The Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has assured that the interest of workers, customers, contractors, suppliers, stakeholders will be protected after the Government of Ghana and mother companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings B.V. and MIC Africa B.V signed an agreement to transfer the shares to the Ghana Government.

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful signed on behalf of the Government of Ghana, while Ms. Jatina Catharina Uneken-van de Vreede, Mr Martin P Frechette, Mr Timothy Pennington, Mr Eric Nana Nipah and Mr Vish Ashiagbor signed on behalf of the seller entities.


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I can't imagine the devastating effect on her and her son
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I can't imagine the devastating effect on her and her son


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Moesha stated in an Instagram post that she believed the purpose of the whole court trial was to ensure that Poloo and her ilk are taught some lessons.

Akuapem Poloo was on Friday, April 16, 2021, condemned to 90 days in jail on three charges of publication of obscene material, domestic material, and misdemeanor.

Poloo was convicted after she pleaded guilty to the charges two days earlier.


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Parliament to invite Ursula over AirtelTigo deal
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Parliament to invite Ursula over AirtelTigo deal


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The Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has assured that the interest of workers, customers, contractors, suppliers, stakeholders will be protected after the Government of Ghana and mother companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings B.V. and MIC Africa B.V signed an agreement to transfer the shares to the Ghana Government.

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful signed on behalf of the Government of Ghana, while Ms. Jatina Catharina Uneken-van de Vreede, Mr Martin P Frechette, Mr Timothy Pennington, Mr Eric Nana Nipah and Mr Vish Ashiagbor signed on behalf of the seller entities.

As recently as two years ago AitelTigo told us that the government had failed to pay its part of the money that was needed for capital expansions.


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Backing galamsey allegations with evidence impossible
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Backing galamsey allegations with evidence impossible


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He said, nobody will have the courage to mention names of top government officials who are engaged in the illicit mining trade for fear of being victimized.

Dr Aubynn explained in an interview with Alfred Ocansey on the Sunrise show on 3FM Thursday April 15 that it is up to the President to select people to investigate claims that have been made against his appointees suspected to be neck-deep in galamsey.


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