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An ultramodern Business Advisory/Resource Centre (BAC) has been commissioned and handed over to the West Gonja Municipal Assembly of the Savannah Region at a brief ceremony in Damongo on 17th June, 2020.

The project which is under the Youth in Entrepreneurship Programme was funded by the African Development Bank at the cost of GHc 2,140,492.32.

The King and Overlord of the Gonja Kingdom, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa (I) have assured former President John Dramani Mahama of his prayer and support for all his endeavours.

This came to light after John Mahama had a closed-door meeting with the Yagbonwura at the Jakpa Palace in Damongo on June 14, 2020.

The Five (5) member Committee of eminent Gonja Chiefs put together by the President of the Gonja Traditional Council, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa (I) to resolve all Chieftaincy disputes in the Gonja Kingdom has held a meeting at Busunu in the West Gonja Municipality of the Savannah Region on Saturday 6th June, 2020 to set a final road map to end the Chieftaincy matter in the Bole Traditional area.

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso is on the verge of swapping the Spanish La Liga for the Chinese Super League (CSL) after agreeing personal terms with Jiangsu Suning.

Wakaso, 29, was entering into the final year of his three-year deal with Deportivo Alaves, but he will now depart midway through the season after the two clubs reached an agreement.

The deal is subject to the 29-year-old passing a medical.

Former Black Stars goalkeeper, Abubakari Damba is advocating for a national policy to be adopted by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to address the country’s penalty woes.

Almost all Ghana’s national teams, as well as clubs, have a deficiency when it comes to deciding matches via the penalty shootout. The male national team has lost finals of the Africa Cup of Nations because of penalties with many raising concerns that the players lack the technique to execute from 12 yards.

The recent failure of a national team last weekend when the Black Stars B team lost the final of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations to Senegal on penalties, missing out on winning a third successive title in the process.

Sharing his thought on the back of the defeat, Coach Abubakari Damba has noted that the football governing body should adopt a policy that will constituent penalty shootout into the local league to ensure players constantly practice and master the craft.

“It is up to the FA and the directorate to couch a policy and to accept this particular policy.

“For me it is up to us to discuss it and it is important we discuss it. The point, it’s a good point that when we make it a national issue that penalty shootout should be part and parcel of our league system”, Damba shared in an interview with Angel FM.

He added, “It can improve upon the penalty shootouts and it will make it compulsory that every coach and every team will gear themselves up and buckle their belts up when it comes to a penalty shootout.

“So more practice and more emphasis will be put on penalty shootouts”.

source: ghanaweb.com

The Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale, will this year host the first edition of the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC), Ghana Fastest Human race on Saturday, April 27.

The event is expected to attract runners from the Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions, to battle for places in the national event later in the year.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has retained his vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, as his running mate for the Presidential elections in December.

The announcement which was greeted with unanimous cheers was also approved by the National Council and the National Executive Committee (NEC), making him the official running mate for Akufo-Addo.

Mr Farouk Aliu Mahama, son of late former Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has won the NPP’s parliamentary primaries in Yendi.

The elections were held on Saturday, 20 June 2020.

He was declared the winner of the polls after garnering 244 of the valid votes cast.

Some angry youth in the Wulensi constituency believed to be supporters of Haruna Abdulai, a failed aspirant in the just ended parliamentary primary have vandalised the party office amidst burning of lorry tires and chanting of war songs.

Information available to 3news.com indicates the youth are protesting results of Saturday’s NPP parliamentary primaries in the area, citing irregularities as the basis.

A mobile phone video of the incident showed the youth disputing the results of the primary in which the incumbent Member of Parliament, Thomas Donkor Ogajah secured 212 votes to beat his lone contender, Alhaji Haruna Abdulai who polled 210 votes.