MyJoyOnline News Summaries from April 18, 2021
Share: share
NDC must emulate NPP's loyalty to its direction
Image source: MyJoyOnline

NDC must emulate NPP's loyalty to its direction


Summary short_text

Member of the National Democratic Congress, Ebi Bright has urged party members to put aside their parochial interests and work for the advancement of the party.

According to her, there is an urgent need for the NDC to incorporate the science of building loyalty into its reorganisational strategy in the bid to capture power once again.

Madam Ebi Bright further said that the NDC is failing in attracting people into the party; a situation she said may cost the party dearly in its quest to win elections in the future.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Politics
Internationally renowned choreographer, Liam Scarlett dies aged 35
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Internationally renowned choreographer, Liam Scarlett dies aged 35


Summary short_text

Choreographer Liam Scarlett has died at the age of 35, a year after leaving The Royal Ballet over allegations of inappropriate behaviour.

Scarlett also worked with the English National Ballet, the New York City Ballet, the American Ballet Theatre, and the Norwegian National Ballet, among others.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Showbiz
Messi hits brace as Barcelona beat Bilbao to lift Copa del Rey
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Messi hits brace as Barcelona beat Bilbao to lift Copa del Rey


Summary short_text

Four goals in 12 minutes from Antoine Griezmann, Frenkie de Jong and Lionel Messi gave a rampant Barcelona a 4-0 win over Athletic Club in the final of the Copa del Rey.

Barcelona enjoyed the better of the first half possession and struck the woodwork within the opening 10 minutes when de Jong hit the base of the post with a low finish after being set up by Messi.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Sports
It's wrong to see role models as generalists
Image source: MyJoyOnline

It's wrong to see role models as generalists


Summary short_text

Entertainment Pundit Jesse Agyeong is cautioning Ghanaians to not look at role models and/or celebrities as generalists whose whole lives are worth emulating.

Mr Agyepong said that children should be urged to pick or emulate the good characteristics they see in someone they consider a role model.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Showbiz
NDC now a huge elephant standing on clay feet
Image source: MyJoyOnline

NDC now a huge elephant standing on clay feet


Summary short_text

Speaking at a forum organised by some leading members of the party on securing NDC's future, Mr. Abodakpi said the party grassroots are key structures in determining the party's chances in annexing political victory.

The Former NDC Vice Chairman indicated that the party must be strengthened at all front by ensuring that it does not only exist as an electioneering machine but a true social democratic body that is able to carry the aspirations and hopes of the people.

The former Minister of Trade and Industry urged the rank and file of the party to contribute to the revival of its Unit Committees in the 275 constituencies in a bid to snatch power from the ruling New Patriotic Party in 2024..


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Politics
Chelsea end Man City's quadruple hopes
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Chelsea end Man City's quadruple hopes


Summary short_text

Chelsea reached the FA Cup final with a narrow victory that ended Manchester City's hopes of a historic quadruple.

City went into Saturday's semi-final with hopes of becoming the first English club to win the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup in the same season.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Sports
Mahama hates me because of my loyalty to Atta-Mills
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Mahama hates me because of my loyalty to Atta-Mills


Summary short_text

Immediate former Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, Koku Anyidoho says his loyalty to late President John Evans Atta Mills is the reason he is allegedly hated by John Dramani Mahama.

Mr. Anyidoho who was recently suspended by the Functional Executive Committee of the NDC over some conducts that breach the party's constitution, said he was ready with more questions for John Mahama that he wants to be answered.

Samuel Koku Anyidoho🇬🇭 April 17, 2021 In the name of the Atta-Mills Institute, I am on my knees pleading with Prez Akufo-Addo to do all he can to construct the main trunk road from Sokode to UHAS.John Mahama refused to do it because he hated his boss PREZ Atta-Mills;Prez Akufo-Addo will do it to honour a classmate.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Politics
New board takes office to steer affairs of Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors
Image source: MyJoyOnline

New board takes office to steer affairs of Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors


Summary short_text

A new 11-member board has been sworn into office to steer the affairs of the Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors for the next three years.

He is the CEO of SA Energy Ltd and a founding director of the Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors and Legacy Bonds Limited.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Business
'Illegal mining taking place in Ghana no longer small scale'
Image source: MyJoyOnline

'Illegal mining taking place in Ghana no longer small scale'


Summary short_text

Environmental Scientist at the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies at the University of Ghana, Professor Chris Gordon has revealed that illegal mining activities in the country have escalated to semi-industrial and industrial scale.

Professor Chris Gordon has named the lack of love for country and the presence of greed as some root causes of illegal mining.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Business
Cardi B reacts to Akuapem Poloo's jail sentence
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Cardi B reacts to Akuapem Poloo's jail sentence


Summary short_text

American rapper, Cardi B says she believes the jail sentence Akuapem Poloo is serving is a bit harsh.

Akuapem Poloo, born Rosemond Brown appealed to Ghanaians to support her with prayers as she begins her 90-day jail sentence.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Showbiz
'I will come out stronger'
Image source: MyJoyOnline

'I will come out stronger'


Summary short_text

A convict, Rosemond Alade Brown, aka, Akuapem Poloo, who was on Friday jailed 90 days by an Accra Circuit Court, for taking nude pictures with her son and posting them on her Instagram page, says she will come out stronger and called for prayers from her fans.

An Accra Circuit Court, on Friday, April 16, this year, sentenced Miss Brown to 90 days imprisonment after she pleaded guilty to charges of obscenity preferred against her.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Showbiz
Akuapem Poloo to appeal against 90 days sentence
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Akuapem Poloo to appeal against 90 days sentence


Summary short_text

Counsel for Rosemond Alade Brown, aka, Akuapem Poloo says his client will appeal against the 90 days sentence by an Accra Circuit Court on Friday.

The Court sentenced Rosemond to 90 days each on all the three counts of charges, the sentences are to run concurrently.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Showbiz
Reggie Rockstone cries after Akuapem Poloo's sentencing
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Reggie Rockstone cries after Akuapem Poloo's sentencing


Summary short_text

Veteran rapper Reggie Rockstone was moved to tears after an Accra High Court sentenced actress Akuapem Poloo to 90 days in jail after she posted a nude picture with her son on Instagram.

A UK-based Ghanaian journalist Fred Oduro-Sarpong believes the 90-day sentence handed Akuapem Poloo by an Accra Circuit Court for posting nude pictures of her son is very lenient.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Showbiz
KNUST develops solar-powered automated handwashing station
Image source: MyJoyOnline

KNUST develops solar-powered automated handwashing station


Summary short_text

To limit the secondary contact between humans, some students of the College of Engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have developed a solar-powered automated hand washing station.

The hand washing station was the first prototype innovation by the team.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Business
Champions League revamp plans to be agreed on Monday
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Champions League revamp plans to be agreed on Monday


Summary short_text

A banner against Champions League reforms was in the stands of Borussia Dortmund's stadium during their Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City.

The criticism around this format is that it would strip away the basis of qualification being around league position as a team could qualify for the Champions League despite finishing lower in the table than a team in the same league that missed out.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Sports
Isaac Atanga: Ghanaian insists MLS was 'best choice' for him
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Isaac Atanga: Ghanaian insists MLS was 'best choice' for him


Summary short_text

When Major League Soccer side Cincinnati FC signed Ghanaian youngster Isaac Atanga on 31 March from Danish top-flight side Nordsjaelland it caused surprise in some quarters.

With MLS sometimes seen as something of 'retirement league', where some stars especially go to spend the twilight of their careers, Atanga is adamant that his move to North America will not be forever.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Sports
Barcelona coach Koeman hits out at critics before Copa del Rey final
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Barcelona coach Koeman hits out at critics before Copa del Rey final


Summary short_text

Ronald Koeman hit out at suggestions his future as Barcelona manager rests on Saturday's Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao.

Athletic are looking to avoid losing a second Copa del Rey final in two weeks after they lost to Real Sociedad in the delayed 2020 final on 3 April.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Sports
GPL: Asante Kotoko remain top after goalless draw with Great Olympics
Image source: MyJoyOnline

GPL: Asante Kotoko remain top after goalless draw with Great Olympics


Summary short_text

At the end of the game, both Great Olympics and Asante Kotoko looked satisfied leaving with a point each.

Kotoko came into the game on top of the league but just a point Great Olympics who were in second.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Sports
Morgan Heritage to debut music via NFTs powered by Bondly
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Morgan Heritage to debut music via NFTs powered by Bondly


Summary short_text

On Saturday April 17th, two-time Grammy award-winning group and Reggae Royalty Morgan Heritage will drop three songs as NFTs, powered by Bondly Finance.

Bondly is partnering with Morgan Heritage to release limited edition NFTs of new and digitally remastered music.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Showbiz
Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter star Helen McCrory dies of cancer
Image source: MyJoyOnline

Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter star Helen McCrory dies of cancer


Summary short_text

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our beloved Helen McCrory, who played Narcissa Malfoy with such depth and brilliance in the Harry Potter film series.

Had the good fortune to meet and interview Helen McCrory a few times.


Source: MyJoyOnline |
More from: MyJoyOnline More in: Showbiz