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#CitiBusinessFestival: ‘Business Readiness Post-COVID’ with Marcia Ashong

In this edition of the Citi Business Festival 2020, Bernard Avle hosts the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Boardroom Africa, Marcia Ashong to talk about “Business Readiness Post-COVID”. She shares insights on how SMEs can respond to challenges posed be COVID-19 and preparations they need to make to be able to stay relevant […]

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Acupuncturist shares his DIY tricks to help cure insomnia, sore backs and stiff necks

While many turn to western medicine when suffering from a mildly sore back, stiff neck or interrupted sleeping patterns, an Australian acupuncturist has revealed how these common problems may be relieved at home by massaging pressure points. Brendan Smith, founder of the Sydney-based clinic Village Remedies, uses Chinese medicine practices to stimulate the body’s natural […]

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George Floyd was positive for coronavirus but not cause of his death, autopsy reveals

In a week when the attention of Americans abruptly shifted from a paralyzing coronavirus pandemic to outrage over the deaths of black people in police custody, they learned that while George Floyd survived one threat, he was unable to live through the other. Floyd tested positive for coronavirus in April, and again following his death […]

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Woman who rang police accusing innocent black man gets dog back

Amy Cooper, the white woman filmed falsely accusing an African American birdwatcher of ‘threatening her life’ in Central Park has regained custody of her dog she was filmed hauling up by its neck in video of the incident. Rescue group Abandoned Angels had temporarily gained custody of the cocker-spaniel, called Henry, from Cooper in the […]

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Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd’s daughter

The donation includes funding for legal fees for Arbery and Taylor’s families, along with black-owned businesses in crisis in his native Chicago and other cities.West’s representative said he established a 529 education plan to fully cover college tuition for Gianna Floyd, the 6-year-old daughter of George Floyd. West’s donation comes in the wake of mass […]

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George Floyd’s memorial service to be held in Minneapolis

Civil rights activist Rev Al Sharpton attacked President Donald Trump’s agenda, vowed not to let people use George Floyd as prop and declared it was time for black people to demand ‘get your knee off our necks’ during his powerful eulogy for the man who was anonymous in life but sparked global protests for justice in […]

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How some top celebrities mourned and reacted to the sudden death of Kwadwo Wiafe

– Advertisement – The shocking and untimely demise of a gentle soul and a man full of life, Kwadwo Annor Wiafe aka -Favourite_Mc’s mc- has come as a shocker to all especially those in his line of profession and the showbiz fraternity at large. READ ALSO: Photos of the late Kwadwo Wiafe’s beautiful wife and […]

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COVID-19: Tourism and Hospitality industry to lose $171m in 4-months – Minister

Ghana’s tourism and hospitality industry is expected to record a hundred and seventy-one million dollar ($171 million) loss in revenue due to the adverse impact of coronavirus within four months. That’s according to the the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi. Speaking at the Information Ministry’s press briefing in Accra on Thursday […]

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Coronavirus England: Face masks compulsory on public transport

Face coverings are to be made compulsory on public transport from June 15 to help quell coronavirus, Grant Shapps announced tonight. The Transport Secretary unveiled the new rule for train, bus and Tube travel as he told the Downing Street briefing that makeshift masks can reduce the spread – following weeks of accusations that ministers were […]

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Road, utility contractors obstruct telephony and utility services – Ashigbey

The Chairperson of the National Engineering Coordinating Team (NECT), Dr. Ing. Kenneth Ashigbey has noted with concern the disruption in the services by Mobile Telecommunication companies as well as other utility service providers due to the activities of road construction engineers, other utility contractors and consultants. He said, the National Engineering Coordinating Team with membership […]

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Tourism and Hospitality sector to benefit from $9m facility – Tourism Minister

As part of measures to mitigate the economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on the tourism and hospitality sector, government has announced a nine-million-dollar facility to boost the industry. The facility comes from the World Bank under the Tourism Development Project. It will be disbursed in two parts – four million dollars to support […]

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Crowds line up to pack into Las Vegas casinos as they reopen after coronavirus closures

Crowds of people lined up across Las Vegas late Wednesday night as hotel casinos across the city began to open from midnight for the first time since coronavirus closures. After 78 days of shutdown, eager gamblers were seen rushing to get back to business in casinos transformed by new health and safety measures to combat […]

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XI Wonders midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah cries for help after going FOUR months without salary

Ghana Premier League side XI Wonders have failed to pay their player salaries for the past four months, according to midfielder Godfred Kwadwo Asamoah. Asamoah, 24, was in electrifying shape for the Techiman-based side winning the Most Valuable Player award in their 2-0 home win over Elmina Sharks in December 2019 in the suspended league. […]

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Challenges with EC’s pilot voter registration useful revelation- NPP MP

The Electoral Commission (EC) recently organised a two-day pilot of the voter registration exercise nationwide. The exercise was however called off in the Western Region due to some challenges with the Biometric Voter Registration machines. Speaking on Citi TV’s Breakfast Daily on Thursday, June 4, 2020, the Member of Parliament for the Mpraeso Constituency, Seth […]

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Kate and Gerry McCann ‘still hope that Madeleine will be found alive’

Madeleine McCann‘s parents ‘still continue to hope’ their daughter is alive despite a German prosecutor saying police believe she is dead, their spokesman said today.  Kate and Gerry McCann are being comforted at home in Rothley, Leicestershire, by close relatives and being kept updated on developments by Scotland Yard officers. It comes as a new […]

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People who work in offices lit by natural daylight sleep for 37 minutes more

An office full of natural daylight, rather than artificial light, can help boost decision making skills and help workers get 37 minutes more sleep at night, study shows. Researchers from the University of Illinois had 30 office staff work in either a room with the windows partially covered or one that let in more natural […]

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Worcestershire cricketer Alex Hepburn was just ‘promiscuous’ say lawyers as they appeal rape

Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn (pictured last year), 24, raped a student, 23, after she had consensual sex with flatmate Joe Clarke in their Worcester flat on April 1, 2017 A cricketer appealing his five-year jail sentence for raping a woman in a sexual conquest game with teammates was just ‘promiscuous,’ his lawyer said today. Ex-Worcestershire […]

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Autopsy shows George Floyd tested positive for coronavirus

Stephen Jackson, former NBA player and friend of George Floyd, on CNN’s “New Day” on June 4. CNN Stephen Jackson, former NBA player and friend of George Floyd, said that Floyd’s death could be a catalyst for justice across the world.  “They said that this conviction would not fix all the Freddie Grays, the Philando Castiles, the Trayvon […]

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Major markets in Sekondi-Takoradi reopen amidst tight COVID-19 restrictions

Major markets in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis that were closed down due to the surge in COVID-19 cases have been reopened today, Thursday, June 4th, 2020. The markets which include the Takoradi Market Circle, Jubilee Park, Sekondi, and Kojokrom markets resumed to tight restrictions and a shift system with the exception of Effiakuma Number nine market. […]

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Close down Parliament over COVID-19 infections – Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has called for a total shutdown of Parliament following reports of 15 COVID-19 cases recorded in the House. According to Asiedu Nketia, it is surprising that institutions that recorded cases of COVID-19 in the country were closed down to avoid the further spread […]

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Hong Kong residents defy a police man and mark the Tiananmen crackdown

Thousands of Hong Kong residents have defied a police ban and gathered to mark the 31st anniversary of China‘s deadly Tiananmen crackdown. Mourning ceremonies have been planned across the city after authorities blocked a mass vigil at a time of seething anger over a planned new security law.  Black-clad citizens this evening broke through barricades […]

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EXCLUSIVE: A Ghanaian left-back you didn’t know is leaving Bayern Munich to join Dutch side Willem II

Bayern Munich will not earn anything from the transfer of German-born Ghanaian defender Derrick Arthur Kohn to Dutch top-flight side Willem II Tilburg. The Eredivisie side have completed negotiations and signed a pre-contract agreement with the talented youngster, according to transfermarkt.com. Kohn, 21, has scored once in 22 Liga 3 appearances for Bayern Munich II […]

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Bicycle to the ‘economic rescue’ of man in Kenya [Morning Call]

Wednesday June 3 2020 was World Bicycle Day. Its history dates back to April 2018, when the United Nations General Assembly declared June 3 as International World Bicycle Day, acknowledging the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries. As you may know, it is a simple, affordable, […]

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit

Elon Musk‘s Starlink programme has successfully launched a further 60 satellites into orbit around Earth.  SpaceX has permission from the FCC for a constellation of 12,000 such satellites and it is hoped they will beam internet down to all of Earth’s inhabitants.  This launch takes the current total of Starlink satellites in orbit to 482 and […]

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