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How Inflation Rose Five-Fold In Ghana Since 2019 – Akufo-Addo
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How Inflation Rose Five-Fold In Ghana Since 2019 – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has said that the country’s inflation increased by an estimated five-fold since 2019. He stated this while commenting on the state of the country’s economy recently. The President said that not just Ghana, but the whole world has been affected by the pace at which inflation has impacted on the income of citizens. He said that comparatively, Ghana is in a much better position than countries like Togo that experience “sixteen-fold” inflation within the same period. He stated that Senegal's inflation increased by “eleven-fold” while Cote d’Ivoire rose by “seven-fold”. See Also: FG Set To Create 21 Million Jobs By 2025 Akudo-Addo said, “Economies, big and small, have experienced, over this year alone, the highest rise in cost of living ove...
Kuje Prison Attack: Ghana Immigration Service On High Alert Against Infiltration
Ghana, News, Nigeria, Security

Kuje Prison Attack: Ghana Immigration Service On High Alert Against Infiltration

Following the Kuje Prison Attack, the Ghana Immigration Service has ordered its personnel to be on the lookout for escapees who might want to enter the country. The Ghana Immigration Service has ordered its personnel to be on the look out for escapees of the Kuje Prison, Abuja who might want to enter the country. Recall that terrorists attacked the Kuje medium-security correctional facility on July 5, and freed several inmates, some of who are linked to terrorism. The Nigerian Correctional Service had released the names and pictures of the 16 freed inmates with terrorism links. See Also: Gunmen Attack Kuje Prison, Release Inmates In an attempt to prevent the infiltration of terrorists, the Ghana Immigration Service in a memo issued on July 8 and signed by Laud Affrifah,...
Inaki Williams: I Want to Discover My Origin
Africa, Ghana, Sports, World Cup

Inaki Williams: I Want to Discover My Origin

Athletic Club’s striker, Inaki Williams has decided to play his international football with Ghana. The 28-year-old forward was born In Bilbao by his parents who migrated by foot from Ghana to Spain in search of a better life. The football star made his decision known via a video he shared on social media on Tuesday. see also:2022 W/C Playoff: FIFA Tweaks Match Officials For Nigeria Vs Ghana He mentioned that he wants to know more about his origins and he is ready to represent his parent’s country. ”Every step we take forward has its own meaning. An evolution. A glance into the future which leaves a trace itself. A legacy. My parents have raised me with values based on humility, respect, and love”. “They have taught me to embrace life. In that constant quest to contin...
Ghana Match-fixing: Ashanti Gold, Inter Allies Players, Officials Sanctioned
Corruption, Ghana, News, Sports

Ghana Match-fixing: Ashanti Gold, Inter Allies Players, Officials Sanctioned

Ashanti Gold and Inter Allies have been relegated to the third tier of Ghanaian football, with players and officials of both clubs also sanctioned for match-fixing. A Ghana Premier League game between the two sides in September ended 7-0 to Ashanti Gold, with Hashmin Musah scoring two own goals as he claimed to try and prevent a pre-arranged 5-1 scoreline. Musah's claims and notifications of suspicious betting patterns were investigated by the Ghana Football Association (GFA), who has found both teams guilty of match manipulation. As well as both teams having to play Division Two football next season, several club officials, coaches and players were banned from football. The most severe sanction was given to Inter Allies volunteer Emmanuel Nii Amoah, also known a...
Rihanna To Launch Fenty Beauty Products In Africa
Fashion, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, News, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe

Rihanna To Launch Fenty Beauty Products In Africa

Rihanna has announced that her Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin products will become available in eight African countries from the end of this month. In a social media post, the pop star said she had "been waiting for this moment" and that this was "just the beginning". The beauty products will be available in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Read Also: Dancer Korra Obidi Clear Air On Husband’s Divorce Announcement Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, launched Fenty Beauty in 2017 in a partnership with luxury goods company LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton). She is worth $1.7bn (£1.2bn), with an estimated $1.4bn coming from the value of Fenty Beauty. The company reportedly made $100m (£72m) in its first 40 days. I...
Ghana To Rebury Kwame Nkrumah
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Ghana To Rebury Kwame Nkrumah

One of Ghana’s opposition political parties, The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has announced plans to rebury the country’s first president Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Nana Yaa Jantuah General Secretary of the party, Nana Yaa Jantua claims that the freedom fighter was not given a befitting burial hence the decision for the reburial which has been planned for November this year. The CPP believes the “restless” soul of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah needs to rest, she told local media on Wednesday during a visit to the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum on Wednesday while celebrating 50 years since the demise of Nkrumah. Read Also: Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has died at age 90 The party also added that “in no time, the CPP will bring out the timetable of activities that will culminate in the actua...
‘Sole Legal Tender is Cedi’ Ghana Bans Spending in Foreign Currencies
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‘Sole Legal Tender is Cedi’ Ghana Bans Spending in Foreign Currencies

The Ghanaian government has banned spending and transaction of businesses in foreign currencies in the country. The Central Bank of Ghana, which disclosed this in a statement Thursday, warned citizens and companies to stop transacting business, pricing goods and services and advertising in foreign currencies. According to the country’s apex bank, it is illegal for individuals, companies, institutions, and others to engage in foreign exchange business without an appropriate licence from the regulator. Dr. Ernest Addison Governor Bank of Ghana “Engaging in foreign exchange business without a licence issued by Bank of Ghana; or pricing, advertising, receipting or making payments for goods and services in foreign currency in Ghana, without written authorisation from Bank of G...
Nigeria Vs Ghana: Why Black Stars Will Defeat Super Eagles – Bortey
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Nigeria Vs Ghana: Why Black Stars Will Defeat Super Eagles – Bortey

Former Ghana attacker, Bernard Don Bortey has said the Black Stars have enough quality to beat Nigeria to the 2022 World Cup ticket. Both West African rivals face off for a place at the global showpiece later this month. Ghana will host the first leg in Cape Coast on March 25. Four days later, the reverse fixture will be played in Abuja. See Also: 2022 W/C Playoff: Eguavoen Lists Ighalo, Dennis, Lookman, 29 Others In Provisional Squad For Ghana Clash “Ghana, Nigeria is a different ball game all together considering the rivalry between us. “At first, it was not about names but this time around the players will count. “I believe in Ghana; I believe in the players and I believe Ghana will qualify,” Bortey told Bryt FM. Source: Daily Post
FIFA Makes Changes To Ghana Vs Nigeria World Cup Qualifiers
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FIFA Makes Changes To Ghana Vs Nigeria World Cup Qualifiers

The Black Stars are set to face the Super Eagles on new dates in their bid to secure a place at the showpiece event. World football governing body Fifa has changed the dates for next month’s 2022 World Cup qualifying two-legged showdown between Nigeria and Ghana, the latter’s Football Association has announced. The West African sides are billed to rekindle their rivalry in the final round of qualifiers for the global showpiece set for Qatar later this year, with the winners joining four other teams from the continent for the final tournament. The matches had been originally set for March 24 and 27 in Accra and Abuja respectively. “Fifa has revised the dates for next month’s World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off matches between Ghana and Nigeria,” the GFA published on its offic...
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CAF Approves Abuja Stadium For Nigeria Vs Ghana 2022 World Cup Playoff

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has approved the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja for the second leg of the 2022 World Cup playoff between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Black Stars of Ghana. Raul Chipenda, CAF’s Director of Development made this known on Thursday in a letter addressed to Mr. Mohammed Sanusi, General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).The letter titled “FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifiers Playoff rounds-Nigeria-Venue decision” reads: “Dear General Secretary, Reference to the participation of the national team of Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifiers playoff rounds which will take place from March 21 to March 29, 2022, following the stadium assessment and inspection process conducted by CAF, kindly find...