MyJoyOnline News Summaries from August 7, 2020
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Ronaldo brace not enough as Lyon knock out Juventus
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Ronaldo brace not enough as Lyon knock out Juventus


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Photograph: Antonio Calanni/AP. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace, including an unstoppable long-range goal, to give Juventus a 2-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais in the Champions League on Friday but it was not enough as the French side reached the quarter-finals on away goals.
Ronaldo put Juventus ahead out of the blue on the hour as he found space for a shot and blasted the ball past Anthony Lopes from 25 metres.


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Man City down Real Madrid to reach Champions League quarter-finals
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Man City down Real Madrid to reach Champions League quarter-finals


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Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus were on target as Manchester City kept their cool to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 4-2 aggregate victory over Real Madrid.
Their objective didn't change when Sterling opened the scoring for City after just nine minutes, but the goal would have had alarm bells ringing for Zinedine Zidane who watched Raphael Varane lose possession to the high-pressing Jesus who set the England international up for a simple finish.


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Goal of the season: Fans blast Premier League after Jordan Ayew snub
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Goal of the season: Fans blast Premier League after Jordan Ayew snub


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Fans across the world have expressed their dissatisfaction after Jordan Ayew's brilliant solo goal against West Ham was snubbed for the Premier League goal of the season.
Co/gu1WwyOKqW.- 9 August 7, 2020 Jordan Ayew's goal was not nominated for goal of the season The gods must be crazy.


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Daniel Kaluuya plays US revolutionary in Judas and the Black Messiah
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Daniel Kaluuya plays US revolutionary in Judas and the Black Messiah


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"You can kill a freedom fighter but you can't kill freedom," declares Daniel Kaluuya, in the dramatic trailer for a new film about the life of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton.
Kaluuya, who got his start in the Channel 4 teen show Skins before making the leap to Hollywood in Get Out and Black Panther, also got the seal of approval from Hampton's son, Fred Hampton Jr, who says he checked the cast and crew's "Community credit cards" before approving the film.


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Players to watch out for as the Champions League restarts
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Players to watch out for as the Champions League restarts


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The 31-year-old has 11 goals in the Champions League and will be hoping to win the top scorer award.
In spite of his troubles, Iličić is only the third player to score 5+ goals over two legs of a Champions League knockout tie, after Lionel Messi for Barcelona vs Bayer Leverkusen in 2011-12 and Cristiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich in 2016-17.


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Selena Gomez opened up about the challenges of being in lockdown after her bipolar diagnosis
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Selena Gomez opened up about the challenges of being in lockdown after her bipolar diagnosis


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Actress and singer Selena Gomez recently revealed that, like so many other Americans, pandemic lockdown has negatively impacted her mental health.
On an April 4 episode of Miley Cyrus' talk show "Bright Minded," Gomez first revealed she'd been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.


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Hearts of Oak part ways with Joseph Esso and four others
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Hearts of Oak part ways with Joseph Esso and four others


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Esso scored three goals in 14 appearances for the Phobians in the canceled 2019/20 season.
The new Ghana Premier League season will start 31 October and Hearts of Oak will be looking to have completed their squad overhaul.


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I'll make sure Kotoko participate in Club World Cup
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I'll make sure Kotoko participate in Club World Cup


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Amponsah then went on to promise the fans massive success, including the club making an appearance at the FIFA Club World Cup.
"I'm going to make sure Kotoko participate in the FIFA Club World Cup."In order to play in the Club World Cup, Kotoko must win CAF Champions League, a tournament they haven't won in over three decades.


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Shirley Frimpong-Manso shares throwback photo of her early acting days
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Shirley Frimpong-Manso shares throwback photo of her early acting days


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Award-winning movie director Shirley Frimpong Manso has shared a throwback picture of her in a scene of a drama she wrote and directed herself.
In the picture taken during her days as a student at Mfantsiman Senior High School, she is seen playing the character of an elderly woman with another lady, Freda Gauva stooping over next to her.


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Regina Daniels and her billionaire husband finally show their son's face
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Regina Daniels and her billionaire husband finally show their son's face


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Regina Daniels with her husband Ned Nwoko and their baby Munir.
Nollywood actress and new mum, Regina Daniels and her husband, billionaire politician and businessman, Ned Nwoko, have finally shown their son, Munir, to the world.


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'American Idol' creator looks to find next superstar on TikTok
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'American Idol' creator looks to find next superstar on TikTok


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"American Idol" creator Simon Fuller is turning to TikTok to find the next pop superstar, a sign of how much clout the controversial app has gained in the music world.
"Together with Simon Fuller, we have the opportunity to find the next stars, many of whom are on TikTok today, and empower them to become a cultural phenomenon," said TikTok Chief Executive Officer Kevin Mayer.


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TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban


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TikTok is threatening legal action against the US after Donald Trump ordered firms to stop doing business with the Chinese app within 45 days.
The executive orders against the short-video sharing platform and the messaging service WeChat are the latest measures in an increasingly broad Trump administration campaign against China.
Zhaoyin Feng, BBC News Chinese, Washington DC. The TikTok ban is hardly a surprise, as the app has faced scrutiny in the US for months.


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Samsung unveils 5 new power devices in Galaxy Ecosystem to empower customers work and play


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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. hosted its first-ever Galaxy Unpacked virtual event livestreamed from Korea to introduce a new suite of power devices.
Five devices were revealed during the event, that seamlessly integrate to empower consumers navigating a rapidly changing world: Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra, the most powerful Note series yet; Tab S7 and S7+, versatile tablets for productivity and creativity; Galaxy Watch3, a premium smartwatch along with advanced health features; Galaxy Buds Live, stylish and ergonomic earbuds with amazing sound quality; and Galaxy Z Fold2, the next generation foldable smartphone with enhanced refinements.
"Technology must make life easier, not more complex. That's why we have introduced five new power devices. Alone, these devices are powerful tools to help you maximize work and play."


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Daniel Kaluuya plays US revolutionary in Judas and the Black Messiah
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Daniel Kaluuya plays US revolutionary in Judas and the Black Messiah


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"You can kill a freedom fighter but you can't kill freedom," declares Daniel Kaluuya, in the dramatic trailer for a new film about the life of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton.
Kaluuya, who got his start in the Channel 4 teen show Skins before making the leap to Hollywood in Get Out and Black Panther, also got the seal of approval from Hampton's son, Fred Hampton Jr, who says he checked the cast and crew's "Community credit cards" before approving the film.


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South Africa mobile giant MTN exits Middle East to focus on Africa
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South Africa mobile giant MTN exits Middle East to focus on Africa


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Africa's largest mobile operator, and South African telecom giant MTN, announced Thursday it would pull out of the Middle East the medium term to concentrate on its pan-African strategy resolving to simplify its portfolio and exit its Middle Eastern assets in an orderly fashion.
The company which was founded in 1994, lists operations in Sudan, Syria, Yemen and - as well as Iran and Afghanistan in its Middle East file.


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'Hopefully the facts will emerge one day'
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'Hopefully the facts will emerge one day'


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Last week, prosecutors in Switzerland opened proceedings against Infantino over an alleged secret meeting with Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber.
Infantino says the meetings with Lauber were broadly to discuss the fact that the attorney general's office was investigating a series of criminal allegations in which Fifa was a damaged party.


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Diddy to executive-produce Burna Boy's new album
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Diddy to executive-produce Burna Boy's new album


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Burna Boy and Diddy managed to collaborate over an eight-hour time difference via file transfers and Zoom calls.
Almost 80 percent of the album was completed before Diddy was brought in to provide "Fresh ears" to the project.


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Local banks now more resilient and able to support economic growth agenda
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Local banks now more resilient and able to support economic growth agenda


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Mr. Ofori-Atta, who made the assertions in a post Mid-Year Budget interview on Citi TV's, the Point of View, suggested that it is better to have fewer local banks with strong financial capacity, than having many weak local banks unable to drive economic development through lending.
Providing some examples, Mr Ofori-Atta said the decision to create the Ghana Amalgamated Trust to guarantee the capital injection for five local banks demonstrates government's commitment not to just to create local banks with low lending capacity, but equip them to support the economic development plans of the government.


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Osei Palmer vs GFA: Plaintiff not agitated by CAS verdict delay
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Osei Palmer vs GFA: Plaintiff not agitated by CAS verdict delay


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"I think CAS shouldn't have made this issue this tense. I think it is a normal thing in football. If someone thinks he has not been treated fairly, he or she takes it to the appropriate quarters to be addressed," Addo told Citi FM. "So I think CAS should've brought out the verdict so everyone will know their smoothness level. We have to know the verdict so we move from there. I don't think this is an issue at all."
"I think they don`t respect us, it's been far too long when you sit down and you calculate. I am even tempted to believe that they have not sat on the case," Acheampong, a GFA Executive Committee member, told Kessben FM. Tema Youth chief Osei Palmer was disqualified from contesting for the GFA presidency for breaching financial regulations following the transfer of a player of his club.


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Kotoko confirm appointment of Nana Yaw Amponsah as CEO
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Kotoko confirm appointment of Nana Yaw Amponsah as CEO


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Asante Kotoko have confirmed the appointment of Nana Yaw Amponsah as the club's new Chief Executive Officer, bringing an end to three months of search.
Amponsah was unveiled by the club on Friday in Kumasi.


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