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Samuel Adu Frimpong better known as Medikal says he does not consider himself a celebrity or star. In his estimation, he is like the ordinary person who has their own passions and aspirations; except his interest is in the creative arts area, precisely music.

It appears the goodwill enjoyed by President Nana Akufo-Addo is gradually fading, as Civil Society Groups in the country have called into question his desire to fight corruption.

The joint police and military anti-illegal mining taskforce, Operation Vanguard, says it will extend operations into the night following intelligence that illegal miners have resorted mining after 5 pm.

Innovative Teachers, an organisation that champions the interest of Ghanaian teachers, wants opposition to the proposal to license teachers through a professional examination to stop.

Investigative Journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni has discounted claims he demanded cash from Menzgold prior to a publication of the truth about its purported affiliation with Swiss Gold Global, a Switzerland-based gold company.

The Ghana Publishing Company Limited is highly distressed and struggling to pay salaries of its staff, Managing Director of the company, David Asante Boateng, has revealed

Minister of State at the Presidency in-charge of Regional Re-organization, Hon. Dan Kwaku Botwe has cautioned the Director of Elections for the Convention People’s Party (CPP) Kwabena Bomfeh to be circumspect regarding his utterances in an attempt to criticize people.

Former President Rawlings has finally responded to Valerie Sawyerr for attacking him, describing her as a person without integrity who should be ignored.

The founder of Danquah Institute, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko is chairing the 13-member 5th Anniversary Planning Committee of the late Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama.

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It appears the goodwill enjoyed by President Nana Akufo-Addo is gradually fading, as Civil Society Groups in the country have called into question his desire to fight corruption.

The joint police and military anti-illegal mining taskforce, Operation Vanguard, says it will extend operations into the night following intelligence that illegal miners have resorted mining after 5 pm.

Innovative Teachers, an organisation that champions the interest of Ghanaian teachers, wants opposition to the proposal to license teachers through a professional examination to stop.

Minister of State at the Presidency in-charge of Regional Re-organization, Hon. Dan Kwaku Botwe has cautioned the Director of Elections for the Convention People’s Party (CPP) Kwabena Bomfeh to be circumspect regarding his utterances in an attempt to criticize people.

Former President Rawlings has finally responded to Valerie Sawyerr for attacking him, describing her as a person without integrity who should be ignored.

The founder of Danquah Institute, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko is chairing the 13-member 5th Anniversary Planning Committee of the late Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) officials who dared the New Patriotic Party government (NPP) to prosecute suspected corrupt officials will soon be put before court for their involvement in various scandals.

Former Senior Policy Advisor to former President John Mahama, Dr Valerie Sawyerr, says she is undeterred by attacks on her after she took on former President Rawlings.

Director of Elections for the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Joseph Kwabena Bonfeh has described as misplaced priority for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his team to consider the creation of new regions amidst lack of resources and logistics.

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Former Ghana defender Isaac Vorsah is seeking a return to the Black Stars after recovering from injury.

Galatasaray fans are eager to see Ghana and Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoh join the club after heightened rumours that the star is arriving at the Turk Teelekom Stadium.

Wife of Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari, Menaye Donkor, has jumped to the defence of her husband in the fight against racism insisting she supports her husband.

Since playing in Indonesia with Persib Bandung, Michael Essien has become one of the highly admired figure.

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has expressed his anxiety over his former Blues team-mate Michael Essien's silly antics in Indonesia after the latter was pictured turned upside down at training claiming he is practicing yoga.

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) and Harper Performance have agreed to a partnership aimed at developing the performance-support provisions available to the athletes playing for, and aspiring to play for Ghana Rugby.

Newcastle United are hailing their Ghanaian midfielder Christian Atsu as their best player on the afternoon during their 2-0 defeat to Tottenham in the English Premier League on Sunday.

Turkish giants Galatasaray have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Juventus ace Kwadwo Asamoah. According to Fanatik, the Yellow-Reds are pushing hard for the Ghana international. Asamoah has moved up the pecking order at Juventus after sales of Mario Lemina (Southampton) and Tomas Rincon (Torino).

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has signed an endorsement deal worth $500,000 to be the face of German sportswear giants Adidas in Indonesia, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report. The 34-year-old Persib Bandung midfielder has long been an ambassador for the world’s second largest sportswear brand during his days at English Premier League club Chelsea.

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Samuel Adu Frimpong better known as Medikal says he does not consider himself a celebrity or star. In his estimation, he is like the ordinary person who has their own passions and aspirations; except his interest is in the creative arts area, precisely music.

The film studio behind the Mission: Impossible series has confirmed that production of its latest instalment has been halted after actor Tom Cruise broke his ankle during a stunt.

She's been entertaining generations for 50 years but now Dolly Parton is looking for a younger fanbase as she prepares to release her first ever children's album.

On the 13 of August 2017, in faraway United Kingdom, Shatta Wale, was crowned Artiste of the year at the 2017 African Pride Awards.

Hiplife artiste, Nii Addo Quaynor, better known as Tinny, has said that the rap lines of King Pharaoh of Akatakyie fame in the song ‘Odo Esisi Me’ was not good.

Ghana’s popular dancehall artiste Samini wants marijuana or weed to be decriminalized since it has the potential to boost the country’s economy.

Charles Nii Armah, better known as Shatta Wale, has been involved in several controversies over the period of his musical career. Most of these scandals which have plagued him are mostly of his own making as Shatta Wale is infamous for his utterances.

Ghana Comedienne, Afia Schwarzenegger born Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa is dragging the Nima Police and Multimedia Group to court for defamation over reports she was arrested last week in relation to fraud.

Popular Ghanaian music promoter Sadick Assah has expressed concern over the poor booking systems in the Ghanaian showbiz industry, a situation he added, makes many artistes susceptible to scams.

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Switzerland-based gold company, Swiss Gold Global, says it is not affiliated to Ghanaian gold trader, Menzgold Ghana and has not authorised it or Menzbanc to use its name.

The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffuor Awuah says he will by next week meet the management of GCB bank to discuss the fate of staff of the two collapsed.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the U.S. government’s Feed the Future Initiative hosted a summit on agriculture policy to share research on evidence-based policy recommendations with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, other government agencies, development partners, research institutions and the private sector on August 15, 2017.

The staff of the erstwhile UT and Capital Banks will undergo skills assessment requirements in order to be employed at GCB bank. At a press conference on Tuesday (August 15, 2017) the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GCB, Raymond Sowah said they will retain some staff based on the job skills the employees have.

The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has assured trustees who appointed UT Bank as their Custodian that their Pension Funds will not be affected by the takeover.

GCB Bank is not under any obligation to keep employees of UT Bank and Capital Bank who may be rendered jobless after the collapse of both banks, Labour Analyst, Kofi Davor has said.

A lot of Ghanaian businesses and individuals borrow from financial institutions with absolutely no intention to repay. These entities are well aware that they will not be in a position to repay loans acquired but nonetheless go ahead to take advantage of the sidelining of due process by the banks in giving out loans, to enrich themselves.

Workers of UT AND Capital Bank will be put on probation for 6 months while the full transition of their companies into GCB Bank Ltd is completed.

The Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Ernest Addison has dismissed claims that other banks in the country are suffering liquidity problems and may soon collapse.