Ronaldo double gives Juve first-leg in Coppa Italia semi

Ronaldo double gives Juve first-leg in Coppa Italia semi

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus came from behind to win the first leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final at Inter Milan. Argentine forward Lautaro Martinez had put Inter in front, steering a shot past Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon on his 1,100th senior appearance. However, Ashley Young’s foul on Juan Cuadrado allowed Ronaldo to level with a penalty. The Portuguese forward then capitalised on a defensive mistake for his second. That rounded off the scoring in a bad-tempered encounter, which saw nine players booked as Andrea Pirlo’s side earned revenge…

He facilitated my meeting with Obama in 2009 – Blakk Rasta eulogises Baffoe Bonnie

He facilitated my meeting with Obama in 2009 – Blakk Rasta eulogises Baffoe Bonnie

Ghanaian reggae artiste and radio presenter Blakk Rasta has eulogised the founder and Chief Executive Officer of popular radio station Radio Gold following his sudden death. The founder of the mother company of Radio Gold and former Presidential staffer under the John Mahama administration died on Monday, February 1. Unconfirmed reports indicate that the business mogul died from COVID-19. The musician recounted how Mr Baffoe Bonnie facilitated his memorable meeting with the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama in 2009 when he came to Ghana in a historic…

Ban on weddings does not mean ban on marriages – Oppong-Nkrumah

Ban on weddings does not mean ban on marriages – Oppong-Nkrumah

The Minister-designate for Information, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has explained that the new restrictions on social gatherings as announced by President Akufo-Addo last Sunday, does not mean a ban on marriages. Rather, he says the social activity of parties and/or receptions associated with occasions such as funerals and marriages is what has been banned. Consequently, he says, marriages, which are held where there is a strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols can go on. Mr Oppong-Nkrumah gave the clarification on Tuesday at a press briefing on government’s COVID-19 response in Ghana. President Akufo-Addo…

KIA: Airlines to pay $3,500 fine for each COVID-19-positive passenger they fly in

KIA: Airlines to pay ,500 fine for each COVID-19-positive passenger they fly in

The management of the Ghana Airports Company (GAC) has cautioned airlines to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 safety protocols by flying only passengers with a COVID-19 negative PCR test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), Ghana. According to the management of GAC, airlines who allow passengers without PCR test results or transport and disembark passengers with positive PCR test results in Accra will be fined US$3,500 per passenger. This is among many guidelines issued by KIA and expected to take…

Chy Mall is a ponzi scheme, don’t invest in it – EOCO

Chy Mall is a ponzi scheme, don’t invest in it – EOCO

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has cautioned the public against investing in a Chinese Company called Chy Century Heng Yue Group Limited and Sairuir-Commerce Ghana Limited. EOCO in a news release said this is because the company is operating a Ponzi/Pyramid scheme and operating illegally in the country. “The company which is registered as online trading and marketing services also solicits and takes/receives funds through investment packages from its customers with a promise of guaranteed returns/margins of various percentages over a fixed short period of time,” the release…