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Policewoman injured when horse bolted during BLM protest speaks

The mounted police officer seriously injured when her horse bolted during a Black Lives Matter protest has revealed how she is ‘just about hanging in there’. But PC Nicky Vernon said the support she had received had reminded her the ‘thin blue line’ was ‘unbreakable’. One of those offering support was grandfather-of-three Chris Frost, 58, […]

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EU stresses joint investment for COVID-19 vaccine

The EU’s health ministers’ meeting on Friday stressed the need to jointly invest in a coronavirus vaccine. “We have to act fast and we have to invest up-front in vaccine development to ensure that vaccines are being produced at the scale required as early as possible,” said Stella Kyriakides, EU commissioner for health and food […]

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Grand finale of Livingfields AgriChallenge airs on Citi TV on Saturday, June 13

The grand finale of the season one of the Livingfields AgriChallenge will air on  Saturday, June 13, on Citi TV from 9:00pm to 10:00pm. The AgriChallenge, which premiered on Citi TV on March 12, 2020  is an agricultural reality show aimed at encouraging graduates to venture into agriculture. Twelve trainees were admitted to the program […]

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Recoveries from COVID-19 near 150,000 in Turkey

Turkey on Friday confirmed 1,242 daily recoveries from the novel coronavirus as the country continues easing measures against the pandemic, according to the health minister. The total number of people winning the battle against the disease hit 149,102, while 664 patients remained in intensive care, Fahrettin Koca shared on Twitter, citing Health Ministry data. “The […]

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SEC upholds revocation of ‘Gold Coast Fund Management’s’ license; restores some and suspends others

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has sustained the revocation of the license of Blackshield Capital Management Limited, formerly Gold Coast Fund Management Limited following the completion of work by the Commission’s Administrative Hearings Committee. A circular, published on the website of the SEC said four other companies have had their revocations sustained after they […]

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Trade Ministry calls for dialogue as car dealers threaten to demonstrate in 2-weeks

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has bemoaned threats of demonstration by the Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana (ADUG) if government does not agree to amend aspects of the Customs (Amendment) Act, 2020, which bans the importation of second hand cars of more than ten years old, as well as salvage cars, locally referred to […]

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Priti Patel says Winston Churchill should be ‘liberated’ as Sadiq Khan accused of caving to mob rule

London‘s mayor was accused of caving in to mob rule last night by covering up Winston Churchill’s statue. Sadiq Khan is shielding key public monuments – including the Cenotaph – ahead of anti-racism protests on Saturday. But Priti Patel called on the mayor to uncover the bronze sculpture immediately.  ‘We should free Churchill, a hero of […]

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Hushpuppi nearly made me kill my mother for money rituals – Nigerian guy reveals

– Advertisement – Hushpuppi, the money lauding and defrauding Kingpin as earlier shared on the website has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Intelligence and the International Police in Dubai on Tuesday. READ ALSO:  Real reasons why Hushpuppi & Woodberry were arrested His arrest has been one of the most talked about subject across […]

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Pictured: Hasidic rabbi stabbed in London knife attack before two hero builders pinned down attacker

A Hasidic rabbi has been revealed as the victim of a brutal stabbing in broad daylight on a London street today – before two heroic builders tackled the knifeman to the ground.  MailOnline exclusively obtained a photo of Yaakov Schlesinger, the senior rabbi and teacher from the Satmar sect in his 50s, who was stabbed […]

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Absa Business Connect series: The certainly of uncertainty; the role of leadership

The world is full of people who are very certain—in politics, in religion, in all manner of things. In addition, political, religious, and social organizations are marketing certainty as a cure to all life’s problems. This is purely because the human brain according to neuroscientist is wired for certainty. But is such certainty possible? Or […]

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Coronavirus UK: Uber drivers and passengers must wear masks

Uber has confirmed that drivers and passengers across the UK must wear face coverings during journeys from Monday, in line with government policy.  Drivers in London will be required to submit a photograph of themselves to verify they are following the new rule before they can begin working their shift. Passengers and drivers will be […]

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Emmanuel Appiah-Kubi writes: Let’s play life like Gattuso playing

In 1991 Ghana won the U17 football world cup for the first time. The Ghanaian team consisted of brilliant players in the likes of Daniel Addo, Odartey Lamptey etc. but one particular player in the team that fascinated me the most was Samuel Osei Kuffour. Ironically Samuel was one of the least “talented” players in […]

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Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 41,481 with 202 new fatalities

The reproduction rate of the coronavirus could be as high as 1.1 in the South West of England, officials warned today meaning the virus is on the brink of surging out of control in the rural region. Officials at the Government Office of Science, which is headed by Sir Patrick Vallance, confirmed that the R […]

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Botswana coronavirus: Gaborone hospital, bank closed over exposure

Botswana remains one of Africa’s least impacted countries, one of a handful with less than 100 cases of COVID-19. Government has in the past month taken drastic measures including a strict lockdown. President Eric Masisi tested negative for the third time on June 1. The wholes parliament was quarantined at a point when a health […]

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Nigeria coronavirus: 14,554 cases, Buhari’s June 12 address stresses virus impact

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, became the third African country to record over 10,000 cases of COVID-19. The milestone was reached on May 31 when 307 new cases took its tally to 10,162. As Africa’s biggest economy, the federal government has continued to enforce regulations across the board even though most state governments have moved […]

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COVID-19: Contact tracers in Ashanti Region embark on strike  

Contact tracers of COVID-19 in the Ashanti Region have laid down their tools after their allowances were slashed. The personnel are agitating over the reduction of their daily stipend from 150 Ghana cedis to 70 Ghana cedis. A spokesperson for the Coalition, Ibrahim Dauda said they had laid down their tools for about a week […]

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Kwadwo Wiafe’s mum mourns uncontrollably at his memorial

– Advertisement – Excerpts from Kwadwo Wiafe’s one-week memorial have hit social media with some very emotional scenes as the late presenter’s family commemorates his unfortunate demise at his family home in Accra. READ ALSO: One week funeral arrangement of Kwadwo Wiafe released Kwadwo Wiafe, presenter at Despite Media’s Neat Fm and master of ceremonies […]

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Melania Trump only moved to the White House AFTER getting a new prenup

Melania Trump used her position as first lady to renegotiate her pre-nup with Donald Trump, ensured Barron would treated the same as the eldest Trump children, and has had plastic surgery, a new book reveals. ‘The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump,’ by Washington Post reporter Mary Jordan, ‘draws an unprecedented […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray region ‘rejects’ mandate extension, vows to hold polls

June 12: Tigray ‘rejects’ HoF mandate extension, vows to hold polls Tigray regional state has all but rejected the regional parliament’s mandate extension granted by the House of Federation earlier this week. The regional council has subsequently announced today that it planned to go ahead with regional elections, Getachew Reda, Executive Member of the governing […]

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Coronavirus: UK economy hit harder than European counterparts

Britain appears to be faring worse than its European counterparts as coronavirus lockdowns crush their economies. The UK reported a record-breaking 20.4 per cent fall in GDP in April on Friday, the first full month after people were ordered into their homes. While most other countries do not report monthly GDP figures, some countries do […]

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CID invites Hot FM journalist, others over interview of pastor who allegedly threatened EC boss

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has invited the Hot FM broadcaster on during who’s interview Apostle Kwabena Owusu Adjei purportedly threatened the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission. A letter to the radio station sighted by Citi News from the CID asked the station to release host of the show, Isaac […]

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US charges ex-Jammeh bodyguard over torture of 2006 coup plotters

A Gambian man has been indicted in Colorado on federal charges that he tortured planners of a failed 2006 presidential coup when he was a member of a special armed unit that reported directly to the dictator of the African nation, prosecutors said Thursday. Michael Sang Correa, 41, was charged under a U.S. law that’s […]

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Hasidic Jewish man is stabbed ‘in hate crime’ in North London

Hero workmen and a Deliveroo driver tackled and pinned a knifeman to the floor after a Jew was stabbed in a shocking daylight attack in London today.  Witnesses said the victim, who is in his 50s, was chased down Stoke Newington High Street, Hackney, by a man in his 40s carrying a large knife just […]

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COVID-19: 498 new cases confirmed; Ghana’s tally now 10,856

Ghana has recorded 498 new cases of COVID-19 taking the country’s total case count to 10,856. The death toll still remains at 48 recoveries shooting up to 3,921, the Ghana Health Service announced in its latest update. Regional breakdown Greater Accra Region – 6,791 Ashanti Region – 1,905 Western Region – 874 Central Region – 539 Volta Region – 212 […]

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Workmen find magazine from 1895 hidden inside Edward Colston statue signed by men who erected it

The toppled statue of Edward Colston, which was torn down and dumped into water by anti-racism protesters, contained a 125-year-old copy of Tit-Bits magazine signed by men who first put it up, it has been revealed. After being fished-out from Bristol Harbour, where it was thrown into by protesters on Sunday, museum workers began a […]

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