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The 8 prominent persons calling for the resignation of health minister Agyeman-Manu

Over the last few days, the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has been taking on a lot of heat from persons of influence, as well as ordinary individuals, to do the honorable thing and resign. (GhanaWeb)


Brentford part ways with Justin Shaibu after a four-year stint

Brentford have reportedly parted ways with Danish-born Ghanaian striker Justin Kwabena Shaibu. (GhanaWeb)


Public universities risk closure due to labour unrests - GAUA

The Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA) is calling on all stakeholders, especially government and its agents to immediately resolve all labour disputes to avoid total closure of public universities. (GhanaWeb)


Kamaldeen Sulemana scores on his Ligue 1 debut for Rennes

Ghana international, Kamaldeen Sulemana made an electric start to life at Stade Rennes when he scored within 15 minutes of his league debut in the French Ligue 1. (GhanaWeb)


Joint Committee recommends approval of US$1.45 billion loan for GNPC

Parliament’s Joint Committee of Finance and Mines and Energy has recommended to the House to approve a request submitted by government for the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation to borrow US$1. (GhanaWeb)


Female police officer found dead in hotel with ‘letter’ to Dampare

A female police officer has been found dead in a hotel room at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region with a handwritten note. (GhanaWeb)


‘Everything has been great’ – Ayew shares experience at new club

Black Stars captain, Andre Dede Ayew has expressed his satisfaction with new club Al-Sadd’s preseason preparations and has also spoken of his ambition to win every title in the upcoming season. (GhanaWeb)


I will give everything - Andre Ayew assures Al-Sadd fans

New Al-Sadd signing, Andre Dede Ayew has assured the fans of the club that he will give his all to ensure that their season ends in glory. (GhanaWeb)


Ayew praises Qatar for 2022 World Cup preparations

Black Stars Captain, Andre Dede Ayew has hailed Qatar for how far they’ve gone with preparations for the FIFA World Cup in 2022. (GhanaWeb)


Coronavirus: More deaths recorded despite recoveries surpassing 100,000

The death rate in the Coronavirus case count in Ghana is becoming alarming as more persons give up the ghost shortly after contracting the disease. (GhanaWeb)


Akufo-Addo begins 2-day tour of Bono East

After bringing his tour of the Northern Region to an end on Saturday, August 7, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is in the Bono East Region for a similar one. (GhanaWeb)


Govt considering introduction of flat taxes for specific income earners – Ofori-Atta

<b> • Government is seeking avenues to introduce flat taxes for specific income earners • Finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta said the move forms part of government's revenue generation efforts • The GRA has recorded a shortfall in revenue mobilization for the first half of 2021 </b> Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has indicated that government is looking at avenues to introduce flat taxes meant for specific income earners in Ghana. (GhanaWeb)


Ghana takes delivery of 177,600 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccines

<b>•The Health Ministry has received over a 100,000 doses of vaccines to curb COVID-19 • The Johnson & Johnson vaccines were procured under the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) initiative. (GhanaWeb)


Strike action should not be an option, call it off – GTEC to UTAG

The Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) has urged the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) to call off its strike and return to the negotiation table. (GhanaWeb)


Medeama SC appear to steal march on Hearts, Legon Cities FC in Felix Annan race

Medeama SC look to have seen off competition from Hearts of Oak and Legon Cities FC to land the services of goalkeeper Felix Annan ahead of next season’s Ghana Premier League campaign. (GhanaWeb)


Emmanuel Toku strikes match winner in Botev Plovdiv victory over Slavia Sofia

Ghana youth star Emmanuel Toku opened his scoring account in the Bulgarian Parva Liga on Saturday when Botev Plovdiv beat Slavia Sofia. (GhanaWeb)


Otumfuo unveils logo for the centenary anniversary celebration of Royal Golf Club in Kumasi

His Royal Majesty, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, through Nana Akyena Kwaman Nuama V, Asuowinhene, unveiled the logo for the Centenary Anniversary of Royal Golf Club Kumasi on Saturday 7th August 2021 in the afternoon. (GhanaWeb)


Division One League: Zone One is the most difficult – Bofoakwa striker

Bofoakwa Tano striker Takyi Welbeck believes Zone One is the most difficult in the Ghana Division One League compared to zones Two and Three after his side narrowly missed out on promotion. (GhanaWeb)


Arsenal estimate Partey injury return time after losing midfielder to ankle problem

Arsenal are expecting Thomas Partey to return to training within three weeks, with the Ghana international midfielder currently nursing an ankle injury. (GhanaWeb)


How Saglemi contractors diverted US$40 million before project started – Baako reveals

<b>•Kweku Baako has been making some revelations over the Saglemi Housing scandal •He alleges that contractors of the project diverted US$40 million before start of the housing project •The state has already slapped criminal charges against Collins Dauda and four others</b> The Editor in Chief of the New Crusading Guide, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has disclosed an alleged cash diversion under the Saglemi Housing project. (GhanaWeb)


'Leo is Barca and Barca is Leo' - Essien hopes Messi makes U-turn about Camp Nou exit

Former Chelsea and Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien has reacted to the news of Lionel Messi’s departure from Barcelona. (GhanaWeb)


I don’t agree with prioritizing national cathedral over dualizing Accra-Kumasi Road - Kwamohene

Nana Owusu Nyanin, the Chief of Kwamo in the Ejisu Juaben Municipal Assembly has become the latest personality to wade into the unending debate about the necessity of the decision by the government of Ghana to construct a National Cathedral. (GhanaWeb)


Parliament ends second meeting, resumes October 19

The second meeting of the first session of the eighth parliament rose sine die on Friday, August 06, 2021. (GhanaWeb)


NDC communicator slams Sefa Kayi over his NPA Board appointment

An outspoken member of opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Yayra Koku, has slammed renowned broadcaster, Kwame Sefa Kayi, following the latter's appointment as Board Member of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA). (GhanaWeb)


Saglemi contractors diverted about US$40 million before project started – Baako reveals

<b>•Kweku Baako has been making some revelations over the Saglemi Housing scandal •He alleges that contractors of the project diverted US$40 million before start of the housing project •The state has already slapped criminal charges against Collins Dauda and four others</b> The Editor in Chief of the New Crusading Guide, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has disclosed an alleged cash diversion under the Saglemi Housing project. (GhanaWeb)


1D1F: GH¢7.3 million Savelugu rice factory, Tech Solution Centre commissioned

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, 7th August 2021, commissioned the GH¢7. (GhanaWeb)


Free Campus WiFi has been helpful – University of Ghana lauds government

The Ag. (GhanaWeb)


Stop hiding behind Coronavirus and fix the economy - Odike to Nana Addo

<b>• Odike is dissatisfied with how Akufo-Addo has handled the economy</b> <b>• Despite the pandemic, Odike says government officials are living lavishly</b> <b>• He believes Akufo-Addo has no sympathy for Ghanaians</b> Ghanaian politician, Akwasi Addai Odike has asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to fix the country and stop hiding behind the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as an excuse. (GhanaWeb)


Akufo-Addo's 'I'll protect public purse' promise has collapsed – Martin Kpebu laments

<b>• Lawyer Kpebu beleives Akufo-Addo has not lived up to his promise to protect the public purse</b> <b>• He cites the instance of government spending on V8 cars despite a freeze on procurements early in his first term</b> <b>• During his presidency, Akufo-Addo has routinely reiterated his promise to protect the public purse</b> Private legal practitioner, Martin Kpebu, has revealed his disappointment in the governance of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who has routinely spoken about his resolve to protect the public purse. (GhanaWeb)


I never got any offer to play for Ghana - Marcel Desailly on his France career

<b>• Desailly has opened up on why he represented France at the national team level</b> <b>• According to him he had no offer to play for Ghana at any point</b> <b>• Veteran sports journalist Carl Tuffuor also confirmed Desailly's account </b> Former French international Marcel Desailly has revealed that he didn’t get any request from Ghana to represent the national team, the Black Stars when he was available. (GhanaWeb)


August 4 #FixTheCountry protest was a jogging event without a plan – A-Plus

<b>• A-Plus has criticized #FixTheCountry protest leaders for not having a plan</b> <b>• He described their protest as a mere form of exercise</b> <b>• He beleives their demands are already being fixed</b> Avid social commentator, Kwame Asare Obeng popularly known as A-Plus has intimated that the Fix The Country demonstrators just went for jogging and had no plan for their August 4 march. (GhanaWeb)