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Samini to contest as GIMPA SRC President
Ghanaian dancehall star Samini_Dagaati, in a new video has announced that he is contesting to be the next GIMPA SRC president. According to the legendary dancehall icon, he will present himself for vetting in hope of succeeding the former president, Mr. Nathaniel Nana Kwabena Antiri Amoani. Here is a Tweet of the video posted by Pulse Ghana’s Selorm Tali. The news was also Tweeted by media personality, Kafui Dey.
Samini announces that he’s contesting for GIMPA SCR president pic.twitter.com/UPyEZ7qvTJ
— Mister Tali (@SelormTali) June 15, 2022
Akufo-Addo opens refurbished National Museum and Gallery
A Tweet by Citi TV reports that President Nana Akufo-Addo has officially opened the National Museum Gallery which was closed for renovation in 2015. Since the facility was opened in 1957 to commemorate Ghana’s Independence Day, it had not seen any major refurbishment. Journalist, Manasseh Azure expressed his commendation via this Tweet, and broadcast Journalist, Francis Abban also Tweeted, saying, “Now I have a place to send my young squad”.
The government deserves commendation for rehabilitating and reopening the National Museum. pic.twitter.com/WZRtDqzLNK
— Manasseh Azure Awuni (@Manasseh_Azure) June 13, 2022
Ghana Card cannot be used for foreign travels yet – Foreign Affairs Ministry
On Wednesday #GhanaCard was trending, following a clarification from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration stating that the Ghana Card cannot be used as a sole document for international travel yet. This means a passport and travel certificate remain the official documents for traveling outside the country. Sector Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, gave this clarification, in response to questions in Parliament on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Graphic Online shared a Tweet about the news.
Ghana Card not replacement for biometric passport – Ayorkor Botchwey https://t.co/hrpBpXk3DW
— GraphicOnline (@Graphicgh) June 15, 2022
Black Stars beats Chile on penalties to finish third at Kirin Cup
The Ghana Black Stars emerged third in the 2022 edition of the Kirin Cup in Japan after beating Chile
on post- match penalties. After a hard fought draw in regular time which saw Otto Addo’s side finish the game with nine men, the Black Stars won 3-1 in the shootout courtesy of an outstanding performance from goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen.
Independent Ghana Tweeted about the scores.
— The Independent Ghana (@independent_gh) June 14, 2022
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