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Sadio Mane named Caf African Player of the Year

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year. The Senegal forward beat Liverpool team-mate and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez to the award. Mane, 27, helped the Reds to the 2018-19 Champions League title, scoring 30 …

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Japan tops 2020 list of world’s most powerful passports

What’s the travel document that opens more doors around the world than any other? It’s a Japanese passport. The Henley Passport Index, which periodically measures the world’s most travel-friendly passports, has released its first report of the new decade. Japan is now top of the leaderboard, offering visa-free or visa-on-arrival access …

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Pastor stabs his wife in church, then kills himself on pulpit

A Kenyan pastor stabbed his wife during a church service and then slit his throat in a murder-suicide witnessed by the shocked congregation, local police told CNN on Monday. On Sunday, Elijah Misiko, an assistant pastor with the Ground for God’s Gospel Church in Mombasa, left his front-row seat and …

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Opinion: Constitution Day celebration – Peeping through memory lane

On Tuesday, January 7, Ghanaians would observe the Constitution Day as a public holiday to recognise the Fourth Republican Constitution, which came into effect on January 7, 1993. Background The celebration is to remind Ghanaians on the need to maintain and sustain the country’s democratic dispensation, which is widely touted …

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Govt’s GHC250,000 1-V-1-D dams dry up after 1-week harmattan

Some of the dams built by government under the 1 village 1 dam initiative have dried up after just one week of harmattan, MyNewsGH.com has learnt. Under the One Village One Dam flagship programme, the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives, in collaboration with other government agencies led by Mavis Hawa …

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Ghana card to serve as voter’s card – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the country will no longer expend resources to compile voters’ register once the Ghana card registration process ends in June. Speaking at this year’s Ahmadiyya Conference at Pomadze, he explained the database of the National Identification Authority (NIA) will be the system where Electoral …

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‘Evil sexual predator’ jailed for life for 136 rapes

A man convicted of 159 sex offences, including 136 rapes, will “never be safe to be released”, a judge has said. Reynhard Sinaga was found guilty of luring 48 men from outside Manchester clubs to his flat, where he drugged and assaulted them – filming the attacks. Police say they …

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Free SHS will produce dangerous graduates – Hassan Ayariga

The Founder and Leader of All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, claims the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme will produce dangerous graduates and professionals for Ghana. According to him, under the Free SHS programme, all students irrespective of their performances, are promoted. He argues that if such a practice …

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