SARKODIE, OTHERS IN FORBES’ 30 UNDER 30 LIST.

SARKODIE, OTHERS IN FORBES’ 30 UNDER 30 LIST. Ghanaian musician Sarkodie has been named in Forbes’ 30 under 30 list for the creative arts sector in Africa. The fourth edition of Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list was compiled across different industries including music, art, media, film and fashion. Ghana’s West African counterpart Nigeria, however, had nine personalities named in the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list including Wizkid, Davido, Yemi Alade, Falz. Ghana had four individuals featured in this year’s list. One person from the Business Industry, two people from the Technology Industry and another from the Creative Industry. “The 2018 FORBES AFRICA Under 30 is our authentic and

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€66m KUMASI AIRPORT PROJECT TAKES OFF.

€66m KUMASI AIRPORT PROJECT TAKES OFF. The €66.35 million phase two project of the Kumasi Airport to extend the runway and construct a new terminal must be completed on budget and on time, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has declared. He wants keys for the facility to be handed over after 24 months in order not to generate cost overruns as funding for the project has been secured. Speaking at the sod-cutting ceremony of the phase two of the Kumasi Airport project yesterday, President Akufo-Addo said “delivery of the project on schedule should be the watch-word of the contractor.” According to him, the expansion of Kumasi Airport is a critical

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INFOGRAPHIC: HOW NYANTAKYI PROPOSED TO SHARE FA SPONSORSHIP CASH.

INFOGRAPHIC: HOW NYANTAKYI PROPOSED TO SHARE FA SPONSORSHIP CASH. The infographic above summarizes how beleaguered Ghana Football Association President, Kwesi Nyantakyi proposed to share a supposed sponsorship cash as proposed by TigerEye PI team. After touting the credentials of the league, Nyantakyi set about explaining how sponsorship deals at the Ghana Football Association are brokered. Unknown to him, these ‘investors’ were actually private investigators from the Tiger Eye PI agency. They filmed the entire encounter with the FA boss. Nyantakyi explained that there was finder’s fee for whomever was able to bring sponsors to the table. But before the investors – who he continuously refers to as Sheikhs – could

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TRUMP SAID TO WANT TO BAN MERCEDES-BENZ AND OTHER GERMAN LUXURY CARS.

TRUMP SAID TO WANT TO BAN MERCEDES-BENZ AND OTHER GERMAN LUXURY CARS. President Donald Trump is hoping to effectively ban sales of Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and other German cars, according to reports from a German magazine. A report in WirtschaftsWoche cites unnamed diplomatic sources who say Trump told French president Emmanuel Macron he would maintain his trade policy “until no Mercedes models rolled on Fifth Avenue in New York.” The trade policy would seemingly affect any German automaker, though, putting sales of Porsche and Volkswagen (and its Audi luxury division) at risk as well as Daimler. Trump began pushing for heavy tariffs (as much as 25%) on car imports a week ago. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur

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15 REFEREES SUMMONED OVER ROLES PLAYED IN ANAS’ VIDEO.

15 REFEREES SUMMONED OVER ROLES PLAYED IN ANAS’ VIDEO. Referee Samuel Sukah and 14 of his colleagues have been surmoned by the Referees Association of Ghana over corruption allegations. The 15 referees were allegedly caught on tape and are part of Anas’ yet-to-be aired number 12 expose. The Referees Association of Ghana have reportedly written letters to these referees. The referees include, James Osafo, Jason Nunoo, Kennedy Bentil, Adams Badiu, Alhassan Badiu, Safi Adade, Samuel Sukah and Kyereme Yeboah. The rest are Cecil Flecther, Nathan Anafo, Harry Atitonu, Umar Teni Wellington, Charles Dawouna and Rahman Salifu. The video, which captures GFA President, Kwasi Nyantakyi is a corruption exposé by ace investigative

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