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Conte shifts blame for Roma defeat onto Chelsea players

ANTONIO CONTE told his Chelsea players to “dig deeper” to find consistency and stability to overcome their problems after a chastening 3-0 loss at Roma on Tuesday night. Stephan El Shaarawy scored after 38 seconds and pounced on an Antonio Rudiger error to make it 2-0 after 36 minutes. Diego …

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I was close to joining Liverpool – Alves

DANI ALVES has no idea why a transfer to Liverpool did not materialise in 2006 after reaching “an agreement” to sign for the Merseyside club. Liverpool were linked with the Brazilian under Rafa Benitez when he was still at La Liga side Sevilla but Alves claims a move fell through …

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GFA mourns former Black Stars midfielder Abubakari

THE GHANA Football Association is saddened by the death of former international midfielder Yakubu Abubakari. The former Ajax Amsterdam and Vitesse Arnhem player died on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 36. He is reported to have been under oxygen support at the Tema Government Hospital before he gave up …

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DPSI grabs 32 medals in Accra Swim Series

FROM SPORTS DESK DELHI PUBLIC School International (DPSI) Ghana may be widely known for promoting academic excellence across West Africa but the school is equally good at winning medals in swimming. Thanks to the recent excellent performance of its students who participated in the second edition of the Streamline Aquatics …

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Martial artist calls on Tabon clan head

MIXED MARTIAL artist Theophilus Nelson, born and bred in the United Kingdom by Ghanaian parents, has paid a special visit to the head of the Tabon clan in Ghana, Nii Azumah Nelson V, at his residence in Accra on Tuesday. The Team Nelson delegation, led by Mr Theophilus Bruce Cathline, …

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Starr Woman Project ‘Story Telling Edition’ hits Accra Nov. 10

THE SEVENTH edition of the Starr Woman Project, dubbed ‘The Story Telling Edition’, will come off at the Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel on Friday, November 10, 2017, at 6p.m. The ‘Starr Woman Project’, an extension of ‘The Zone’, which commenced in April 2016, seeks to equip young women entrepreneurs with …

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Euyu threatens female musicians with new single

BY ERICA ARTHUR   BUDDING AFROPOP and lovers’ rock artist, Euyu, has dropped a new single which was released on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. The song, titled ‘Makomayi’, was produced by a Takoradi-based producer Elorm.  Euyu, known in real life as Eunice Tedam, is a model and a voice-over artist …

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Tax evaders in trouble

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE MINISTER of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has indicated that it is time for the government to severely sanction any individual or organisation who evades tax in the country. Mr Ofori-Atta has expressed deep worry about the sanctioning system in the country, adding that, “everyone should be …

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Ministry snubs disabled sports team.As Ghana pulls out of Wheelchair Basketball World Cup qualifiers over $10,700 fee

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH  MR WILSON Agbesi, the General Secretary of the Ghana Wheelchair Basketball Federation (GWBF), who is also the treasurer of the National Paralympics Committee (NPC), has lamented about the treatment being meted out to Paralympics sports and other sporting federations in the country other than male football. …

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I’m banned from reading NPP election report – Sammy Awuku

BY KWADWO ANIM THE NATIONAL Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Sammy Awuku has revealed he’s not allowed to own a copy or access the party’s Election 2016 Report recently submitted. According to him, just as the opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Kwesi Botchway Report which …

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