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90-day jail term for Akuapem Poloo harsh
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90-day jail term for Akuapem Poloo harsh


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Private legal practitioner, Bernard Owiredu says the 90-day jail term handed to social media sensation, Rosemond Brown, is harsh.

The actress' lawyers plan to appeal the ruling and make a mitigation plea to ask for a more lenient punishment.

Bernard Owiredu makes a point that seeking an appeal on the judge's ruling will be quite difficult given the nature of the case and judgment.


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GPL: Kotoko, Olympics play out drab goalless draw – Citi Sports Online


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Brazilian forward Michael Vinicius was introduced in the game in the 65th minute to replace Emmanuel Gyamfi, who had a quiet game.

The game opened up as both teams tried to find the opening goal.

The standings on the table may change based on other results from the outstanding games.


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Pray for me; I'll bounce back stronger
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Pray for me; I'll bounce back stronger


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Popular Ghanaian actress, Rosemond Brown is hopeful of returning from prison custody much stronger.

Widely known as Akuapem Poloo, the social media sensation says all she currently needs is the support and prayers of Ghanaians as she serves her 90-day jail term.

The judge, Christina Cann, bemoaned the spate of nudity on Ghanaian social media maintaining that the punishment meted out to Akuapem Polo must serve as a deterrent to others.


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Broadcasting Bill critical, must be fully supported
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Broadcasting Bill critical, must be fully supported


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The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame, says the proposed Broadcasting Bill is critical to addressing some of the challenges affecting the broadcasting industry in the country.

Godfred Dame lamented that although the Broadcasting Bill has been in Parliament since 2015, legislators have failed to pass it.

The Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, who was also present at the dialogue, reiterated the urgency to have the Broadcasting Bill passed and urged stakeholders to work together to ensure that the Bill tackles all the necessary areas and also ensures sanity within the broadcasting industry.


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Sports Ministry approves return of fans to various stadia – Citi Sports Online


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The Ministry of Youth and Sports have a announced the approval of fans to return to the various stadia for both local and international sporting events.

The decision comes after several deliberations with the Ghana Football Association, The National Covid-19 Task Force and the Ministry of Sports.

The Sports Ministry, in March, approved the return of fans to the various stadia, but reversed their decision on the eve of the start of the Ghana Premier League second round.


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La MP condemns military assault on residents, journalists; demands government intervention
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La MP condemns military assault on residents, journalists; demands government intervention


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The Member of Parliament for the La Dade-Kotopon constituency, Rita Naa Odoley Sowah, is asking the government to, as a matter of urgency, bring finality to the land dispute between members of the Coalition of La Associations and the Ghana Armed Forces.

This comes after some members of the Coalition, who were protesting the encroachment of La stool lands by the military were, together with journalists covering the demonstration, brutally assaulted by some military personnel.

April 15, 2021 beat and chased away demonstrators protesting over the alleged encroachment of La Stool lands by the military.


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Sefwi Wiawso: Police seize 17 unlicensed motorbikes to curb crime
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Sefwi Wiawso: Police seize 17 unlicensed motorbikes to curb crime


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The Western North Regional Police Command has seized 17 unlicensed motorbikes within the Sefwi Wiawso municipality.

Addressing the media, the Acting Regional Police Commander, DCOP Ernest Akrasi Mensah, stated that the move is also in line with proactive policing.

He further cautioned all motorbike users to ensure they possess all relevant documentation at all times to avoid undue arrests.


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Great Olympics confident of victory against Asante Kotoko – Citi Sports Online


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Head Coach of Accra Great Olympics, Annor Walker, believes his men will pick up maximum points ahead of their game against Kumasi Asante Kotoko later today at the Accra Sports Stadium in the Ghana Premier League.

Kotoko, in first place, lead Olympics by a point on the league table and a victory for the Porcupine Warriors will keep them there while Olympics will seek a return to first position with their second league win over Kotoko this season following their lone goal victory on Match Day 3.

The game between Accra Great Olympics and Kumasi Asante Kotoko will kick-off at 3pm at the Accra Sports Stadium in what is the opening game of Match Week 20 of the Ghana Premier League.


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GHAMRO to hold emergency general meeting on April 19
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GHAMRO to hold emergency general meeting on April 19


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The Ghana Music Rights Organization has announced that it will hold an Emergency General Meeting at the Centre for National Culture in Kumasi on Monday, 19th April 2021.

Having regard to ensuring a good corporate process, with respect to congress appointing an interim Board to approve operational and administrative costs, coupled with the calls by members, Management has opted in response to Section 6.6(2), to organize the Extra-Ordinary General Meeting as indicated.

The agenda of the meeting as published in the Daily Graphic of the 13th April 2021, is to report the state of the Society to congress, appoint an interim body to approve expenditure, and for the Election Committee to update the congress.


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More than just beautiful: The Huawei MateBook family combines aesthetic with intelligence. Here is how! – Citi Business News
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More than just beautiful: The Huawei MateBook family combines aesthetic with intelligence. Here is how! – Citi Business News


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The most fundamental difference between the aesthetic HUAWEI MateBook family and its competitors comes from where Huawei excels - applying its smartphone mindset to its PC products.

The HUAWEI MateBook range keeps consistency with HUAWEI Mate Series smartphones in lightweight design, FullView Display, touch support, colours and more.

The design of the HUAWEI MateBook family not only brings ultimate industrial design and human-machine interaction to the fore, but they also impress consumers with a beautiful aesthetic design.


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Sefwi Wiawso: Police seize 17 unlicensed motorbikes to curb crime
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Sefwi Wiawso: Police seize 17 unlicensed motorbikes to curb crime


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The Western North Regional Police Command has seized 17 unlicensed motorbikes within the Sefwi Wiawso municipality.

Addressing the media, the Acting Regional Police Commander, DCOP Ernest Akrasi Mensah, stated that the move is also in line with proactive policing.

He further cautioned all motorbike users to ensure they possess all relevant documentation at all times to avoid undue arrests.


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Scores of suspected criminals, sex workers picked up in swoop at Circle
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Scores of suspected criminals, sex workers picked up in swoop at Circle


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Personnel from the headquarters of the Ghana Police Service have arrested 230 suspected criminals and sex workers.

The suspects, made up of Ghanaians and nationals from Togo, Benin and Nigeria, among others, were picked up from the environs of Soja Bar, located at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle, in a three-hour swoop that started at 11 pm on Wednesday evening.

Speaking to the media, the Director of Operations at the Ghana Police Service, ACP Arhin Kwasi Annor, said such operations will be replicated to curb crime across the city.


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Chris Smalling held at gunpoint in home robbery – Citi Sports Online


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Chris Smalling and his family were robbed at gunpoint in the early hours of Friday morning as armed men entered his home just outside Rome and stole watches, jewellery and cash.

The Roma defender missed his side's Europa League quarter-final tie against Ajax on Thursday as he was recovering from knee discomfort.

According to Italian news agency Ansa, three men entered the home in the Appia area just outside of the capital after removing a grating from the window of the player's bedroom.


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Here are 5 things you didn't know you could do with luxurious HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro; the Moon Phase Collection. – Citi Business News
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Here are 5 things you didn't know you could do with luxurious HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro; the Moon Phase Collection. – Citi Business News


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Going to the beach and enjoying the waves is within the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro the Moon Phase Collection powers.

Simply pair your HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro the Moon Phase Collection with your smartphone and it becomes your #1 true companion.

With a remote camera control shutter, when paired with the smartphone, the HUAWEI WATCH 2 Pro the Moon Phase Collection will have a camera icon on the watch interface which you can tap on to remotely snap photos through the phone - Yup, just like a selfie stick! This way you ensure you never miss a moment, without having to open your phone's camera interface!


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Akuapem Poloo jailed for 90 days
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Akuapem Poloo jailed for 90 days


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Social media personality Rosemond Brown has been given a 90-day jail term following her conviction on charges of publication of obscene material and domestic violence.

Widely known as Akuapem Poloo, Rosemond Brown was found guilty of posting a nude photo of herself and her seven-year-old son on June 30, 2020, his birthday.

The prosecution held that Rosemond deliberately posted the pictures on social media.


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Government of Ghana concludes process to take over AirtelTigo – Citi Business News
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Government of Ghana concludes process to take over AirtelTigo – Citi Business News


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The Government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings B.V. and MIC Africa B.V have concluded negotiations and signed an agreement to transfer the shares of the company to the Ghana Government following the announcement of the company's departure from the Ghanaian market last year.

This agreement transfers all customers, assets and agreed liabilities of AirtelTigo to the Government of Ghana.

In October 2020, Airtel and Millicom announced that they were exiting the Ghanaian market and this agreement concludes the extensive negotiations between the parties to ensure a seamless transition and continued operation of AirtelTigo thereafter.


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Price of goods and services up by over 10% for March 2021 – Citi Business News
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Price of goods and services up by over 10% for March 2021 – Citi Business News


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Latest data released by the Ghana Statistical Service, indicates that the national year-on-year inflation rate for March 2021 was 10.3 percent.

Month-on-month inflation between February and March was 0.9%. Overall food inflation's contribution to total inflation for March was 46.3%, the lowest since February last year.

According to Prof. Annim, the Greater Accra Region maintained the highest rate of inflation while the Volta Region on the other hand recorded the lowest.


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Road Safety Authority laments lack of towing trucks after Tesano car crash
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Road Safety Authority laments lack of towing trucks after Tesano car crash


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The National Road Safety Authority has lamented the lack of towing trucks for the Ghana Police Service to remove broken-down vehicles from roads.

According to the Authority, the last towing truck provided for the police service was acquired in 1988.

Drivers were to pay a road safety levy ranging between GHS10 and GHS200.


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Africa World Airlines promises commercial flights to Ho in three weeks after test flight – Citi Business News
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Africa World Airlines promises commercial flights to Ho in three weeks after test flight – Citi Business News


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Africa World Airlines, on Thursday, April 15, 2021, received a rousing welcome at the Ho Airport as the airline test flew the route ahead of the commencement of commercial flights to the Airport.

Aside from the green plains and beautiful landscape that welcomed the flight, hundreds of residents led by Chiefs and the Volta Regional Minister, Dr Archibald Letsa thronged the Ho airport to welcome the flight.

The Chief Operations Officer of Africa World Airlines and captain of the flight, Cpt. Kwesi Oteng the gathering that the flight was smooth and the route appeared convenient for commercial activities.


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Sir Alex Ferguson insists he only coached ‘four world class players' – Citi Sports Online


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The legendary Scotsman amassed an impressive 38 trophies during a remarkable managing career at United.

Alongside the abundance of silverware, Ferguson built unforgettable United squads and managed his fair share of world-class talent.

Ferguson claims that the four world-class stars he managed at United were Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs, Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Scholes.


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