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Today’s Newspaper Front Pages: Friday, August 13, 2021

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Today’s Newspaper Front Pages: Friday, August 13, 2021

The Chronicle Newspaper:

  • Dampare introduces Horse Patrols
  • Dubai Sheikh lobbies Ghana for more contracts after ‘vomiting’ $2.4m Sputnik cash
  • @MTNGhana cautions customers against fraudsters
  • Fixing Ghana is a responsibility of all citizens – Chief
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Weekend Crusading Guide:

  • Muntaka, bailiff showdown at East Legon Police Station
  • Sputnik-V vaccines: GHS2.47m payment refunded – Afenyo-Markin says there was no financial loss
  • NDC attacks on Ken Ofori-Atta born out of empty hatred – CVM
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B&FT Newspaper:

  • Aker Energy, GNPC joint operatorship: US$1.65bn deal to increase public debt by 5% – CSOs say it’s smokescreen to redirect billions
  • IMF wants alcohol, tobacco, property taxes up boost revenue
  • The economy still cash-driven despite mobile money success – BoG
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Daily Graphic Newspaper:

  • Energy Sector Recovery Programme: Govt saves $5bn in 2019
  • Audit Service to construct 19 regional, district offices
  • Afenyo-Markin confirms receipt of Sputnik V refund
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ABC News:

  • Sheikh Al Mahktoum refunds Sputnik V cash to Ghana, says LC expired June
  • Akyeasehene gifts State Housing Company land
  • Fixing Ghana is a collective responsibility – Chief of Chiraa to Ghanaians
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Daily Statesman Newspaper:

  • ‘Fixing Ghana’ is our collective duty – Chiraa chief tells Ghanaians
  • GHS to begin offering Johnson & Johnson vaccine shots today
  • IGP introduces horse patrol operations
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Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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Otumfuo Osie Tutu II To Outdoor 24 Karat Gold Coins

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Otumfuo Osie Tutu II To Outdoor 24 Karat Gold Coins

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is set to officially launch his Commemorative Gold Coins on December 12, 2021.

According to information summoned, the Gold Coins will be a fitting memorial in honour of His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for the significant role he played in restoring peace to the Dagbon kingdom in the Northern Region of Ghana after decades of protracted Chieftaincy crisis between members of the royal gates.

The gold coins will also acknowledged Otumfuo’s role as a restraining influence that has manifested in almost every election cycle in Ghana.

That influence, additionally, has ensured peaceful elections, culminating in seamless transitions in governments, especially when power changed hands between the two dominant political parties in Ghana.

The face of the Gold Coin bears the image of Otumfuo, with the Adinkra symbols “Bi Nka Bi” on the left side and “Mpatapo,” on the right which symbolizes peace, harmony, and reconciliation.

The back of the Gold Coin bears the image of the Golden Stool of Asanteman also known as “Sikadwa Kofi.”

The Gold Coin will be 99.99% (24 karats) fine gold with a diameter of 37.00 mm and weighing 31.104 grams and it has been approved by the Bank of Ghana.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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Anas Aremeyaw Anas Wins ‘Foreign Journalist Of The Year Award’ in US

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Investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas Wins ‘Foreign Journalist Of The Year Award’ in US

Investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas Wins ‘Foreign Journalist Of The Year Award’ in US

Anas Aremeyaw Anas, renowned Ghanaian investigative journalist. Has been named the 2021 NABJ Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of the Year. Award recipient to be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 in the United States of America.

Anas Aremeyaw Anas: Ghana's undercover journalist exposing corruption

This was made known in a letter addressed to the investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. By the organizers of the event, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) on October 1, 2021.

Anas Aremeyaw Anas, known for his dangerous and daring investigative works, is being recognized for his outstanding and ground-breaking achievements in journalism over the years according to the letter.

The event organized by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). To honor legendary Black journalists who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry every year. Scheduled to be virtual will take place in the United States of America (USA).

The NABJ Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist of the Year Award. Is one of the categories of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) event done annually to honour the extraordinary work done by foreign journalists while overcoming tremendous obstacles that contribute to the enrichment, understanding or advancement of people or issues in the African diaspora that exemplifies the spirit of the late Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza.

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Percy Peter Tshidiso Qoboza, who the award is named after is an influential black South African journalist, author and outspoken critic of the government in South Africa during the early periods of world recognition of the problems evident in the racially divided land.

He was the editor of The World Newspaper in Soweto and his fluently persuasive editorials did much to challenge the white South Africans who were protected from the horrors of apartheid.

The event will be graced by the President of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Dorothy Tucker of WBBM-TV, Chicago,Ill. The Vice President-Broadcast, Ken Lemon of Cox Media Group-WSOC-TV. Charlotte, N.C. The Vice President-Digital, Amir Vera, CNN, Atlanta, Ga.; Vice President-Print, Kathy Chaney, YR Media, Chicago,Ill.; Secretary, Madison Carter, WXIA-TV, Atlanta, Ga.; Treasurer, Walter Smith-Randolph, Connecticut Public, Broadcasting (CPTV & WNPR), Hartford, Conn.; Parliamentarian, Michelle Fitzhugh-Craig, Shades Magazine – Celebrating All Women Of Color, Oakland, Calif. etc.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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60-Year-Old Man Rapes A Goat To Death

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60-Year-Old Man Rapes A Goat To Death

60-Year-Old Man Rapes A Goat To Death

A 60-year-old man in Malaysia could face 20 years in jail or whipping if he is found guilty of having sx with a goat.

Shaari Hasan was charged with voluntarily having ‘carnal intercourse’ with the animal on July 27.

The man was discovered by the goat’s owner after she heard it making strange sounds.

Going to check on the animal, she saw the man next to the goat, half-naked, Free Malaysia Today reports.

The man fled the scene and the goat was found dead.

The owner put in a complaint with the police and the carcass was sent to a veterinary service department for a post-mortem examination.

The accused widower was allegedly caught behind a house in the village of Kampung Sungai Buaya in Rawang, at around 1.30pm.

He initially pleaded guilty when the charge, under Article 377 of Malaysia’s criminal code, was first read out by judge Nurul Mardhiah Mohammed Redza.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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