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National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the Kumbungu Constituency, Ras Mubarak, is unhappy with the Minister of Foreign Affairs over the United States’ announcement that requires members of Parliament and former presidents on unofficial visits to apply for visas in-person.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, said Ghana is a blessed nation with people with different faiths who have lived together in peace and harmony.

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged Muslims, residents of Zongos and persons of inner communities to participate in the ongoing nationwide consultative fora on the use of the Zongo Development Fund, when it becomes operational.

The Former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings have encouraged Muslims to continue to seek Allah’s guidance and blessings as they end their 30 days fasting.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has asked all persons leaving in the Zongo and inner cities of the country to participate fully in the consultative forum for the Zongo development fund to help propel development in these areas.

Mr Salifu Saeed, the Northern Regional Minister, has called for a total change of attitude in the region to foster unity, peace and development.

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has marked this year’s Eid Mubarak with a visit to the Osu Children’s Home and other facilities.

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday touched down at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Zambia to begin his three-day state visit.

The 2004 Year Group (MOBA 04) of the Mfantsipim School on Saturday performed a ceremony to officially hand over the refurbished school infirmary to their alma mater.

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National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the Kumbungu Constituency, Ras Mubarak, is unhappy with the Minister of Foreign Affairs over the United States’ announcement that requires members of Parliament and former presidents on unofficial visits to apply for visas in-person.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has observed that though it is in government, its stance on the two ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees brought into the country by the previous administration still remains valid politically and unchanged.

Ghana’s three living former presidents would not have to queue up with fellow citizens seeking American Visas for non-official purposes.

A former Deputy Minister for Works and Housing, Sampson Ahi has hit hard at the government for failing to complete the construction of an official bungalow for the Vice President.

Former multi-media presenter and political talk show host Nana Kwabena Bobie-Ansah has criticised the communication team of the National Democratic Congress not living up to expectation.

A meeting convened by the Greater Accra National Democratic Congress’(NDC) caucus in Parliament to mend fences with local party executives has been dismissed as a strategy to promote the interest of the Member Of Parliament(MP) for Ningo Prampram.

A member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Communications Team, and former Member of Parliament for North Dayi in the Volta Region, George Loh, has described Dr. Botchway’s report, as a document worth implementing without any delay.

As part of efforts to reinvigorate the grassroots support base of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Greater Accra region, the NDC Parliamentary caucus in the region has started a programme to whip up support for the party, and ensure peace and harmony in the region.

Over 400 New Patriotic Party (NPP) loyalists in the Cape Coast South constituency in the Central Region on Saturday June 24 participated in the party’s annual delegates’ conference held at Cape Coast Town Hall.

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Late Alfred Nii Quaye's penalty miss cost Berekum Chelsea maximum points as they were held to a 1-1 stalemate by Ebusua Dwarfs in week 19 of the Ghana Premier League at the Berekum Golden City Park.

Togolese football captain Emmanuel Adebayor, formerly of Arsenal and Manchester City has been made Chief in Kpalimé

Black Stars newbie Kwadwo Poku was red carded in Miami FC 2-1 victory over New York Cosmos in the NASL at the FUI's Riccardo Silva Stadium.

The Mayor of Accra Hon. Adjei Sowah failed to turn up for the much-published Olympic Day Run which was held in Accra on Saturday with a walk and other sporting activities.

Prince Agyiri, Augustine Mensah, Constance Awuni and Gladys Awuni emerged winners in their respective categories in the MTN Classic Golf tourney held at the Tema Golf City Club on Saturday.

​The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) celebrated #OlympicDay with a “Get Into Rugby” exhibition at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday 24 June 2017 to showcase Rugby as Olympic sport. The event formed part of the celebrations organised by the Ghana Olympic Committee.

Ghana's senior national men's team are expected to arrive in American state of Texas on Saturday evening ahead of the friendlies against Mexico and the United States.

Former Ghana international Laryea Kingston has urged the Black Stars to turn their attention to ending their 35-year AFCON title drought as chances of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup looks bleak.

Asante Kotoko ended their five games winless run at home as Obed Owusu and Yakubu Mohammed sealed a 2-1 victory against WA All Stars at the Baba Yara stadium on Saturday.

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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan is legally married to one Gifty, with whom he has three children, has admitted that his sexual escapade with Ms Sarah Kwablah was the first time he ever cheated on his wife.

Three years after the mysterious disappearance of a Hiplife musician Castro, Asamoah Gyan has pulled up a surprise revelation, confirming the death of his friend in a live television interview.

Music personality Noella Wiyaala has shared an eye catching photograph with Ghanaian music duo Reggie and Bollie.

LAGOS, 24 June 2017: Africa will be in the fray at the #BETAwards17 as South Africa's Nomzamo Mbatha and Pearl Thusi will be representing the continent this weekend when they bring more glitz and glam to the 2017 ‘BET Awards from Los Angeles.

Rapper Medikal has confessed that he does not listen to his own track ‘too Risky’ anymore because he is simply tired of listening to it.

Gabzy releases a sultry, melodious song celebrating all brown skin women. "Skin like chocolate I call her COCO", as he sings in his baritone voice over the smooth instrumentals of super producer Melvitto. BOJ lends him a verse in his signature scruffy tone, elaborating more about his love for his " Lupita Nyongo's "

New school hiphop rapper, Yinbila joined X'treme Music quite recently and has already unleashed his first studio single under the label, titled 'Bolga Bia'.

Former president Jerry John Rawlings has applauded Ghana's accomplished playwright Uncle Ebo Whyte for his dexterity and passion to put Ghana's creative arts on a higher pedestal.

Years after his arrest for smoking weed in Kumasi, Kwaw Kese has disclosed that he can now go to Kumasi without fear of been arrested for anything he does because COP Kofi Boakye is no more in Kumasi.

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Enterprise Group Limited (Enterprise Group) has informed the Ghana Stock Exchange of an impending transaction to introduce a new strategic partner in place of Sanlam Emerging Markets Proprietary Limited of South Africa (Sanlam).

China has pledged some $15 billion dollars to fund Ghana's government's massive economic transformation agenda, with the likelihood that a further four billion dollars would be committed for various development projects across the country.

The Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has urged the government to ensure that there was due diligence on the Airtel - TiGo merger; so that the state does not lose.

The Centre for Agricultural Business and Small and Medium-Scale Enterprise Development (CASMED), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Accra, has trained 100 unemployed youth in various agricultural businesses.

Leading cocoa buying company in Ghana, ECOM Global Cocoa has set aside a GHC1.4 million sponsorship package for the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Mobile Learning Project.

Enterprise Group Limited has initiated steps to introduce a new strategic partner, Black Star Holdings Limited (BSHL) into its fold.

Ghanaian business companies and Parliamentary Select-Committee on Transport and Agriculture would on June 26, 2017, embark on a trade mission to Moscow, Russian to explore business opportunities for both countries.

The Majority Caucus in Parliament has said claims by the Minority NDC Caucus attributed to the Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, that prices of cocoa would not be increased due to the fall in world market price of the commodity was not true.

The Managing Director of Airtel Ghana and international business leader, Lucy Quist, has challenged young entrepreneurs to create and operate businesses that will create prosperity beyond themselves.