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Volunteers Clash with Officials Over Unpaid Allowances After Conclusion of 13th African Games

Tensions rose at the University of Ghana campus as volunteers of the 13th African Games clashed with officials over unpaid allowances and unfulfilled promises. The volunteers, numbering about 3,000 and comprising both foreign nationals and Ghanaians, alleged that officials had failed to honor their agreement of GHC2,500 per person, which …

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Minority Calls for Probe into $240 Million Expenditure on Accra 2023 African Games

  The Minority in Parliament has called for a bipartisan parliamentary probe into the $240 million spent by the government on the recently concluded 13th African Games held in Accra, Ghana The Minority criticized the Akufo-Addo-Bawumia government, stating that despite the significant amount of money spent on the games, the …

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Jerry Afriyie’s 90th-Minute Goal Secures Gold for Ghana in African Games Football Final

Ghana secured a dramatic gold medal victory in the men’s football event at the 2023 African Games, with Jerry Afriyie scoring a stunning 90th-minute winner against Uganda in the final at the Accra Sports Stadium. The Black Satellites started the game strongly and appeared to have taken the lead within …

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Bukom Banku’s Son, Ambitious Tilapia Advances to Final, Aims for Gold Medal at African Games

In the ongoing 2023 African Games boxing events, Abubakar Kamoko, also known as Ambitious Tilapia and son of former boxer Braimah Kamoko, famously known as Bukom Banku, has secured a spot in the final. Abubakar achieved this feat by defeating DR Congo’s Nathan Nlandu in the Cruiserweight division with a …

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$195 Million Invested in Infrastructure for 13th African Games – Sports Minister Confirms

Mustapha Ussif, the Youth and Sports Minister, has confirmed that Ghana has spent a total of $195 million on infrastructure development in preparation for the upcoming 2023 African Games. The Games, scheduled to take place from March 8 to March 23, will be centered at the Borteyman Sports Complex and …

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Vice President Bawumia Commissions University of Ghana Sports Stadium Ahead of 2023 African Games

In a momentous ceremony, Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, unveiled the University of Ghana (UG) Sports Stadium as the primary venue for the 13th African Games (AG) yesterday. The stadium, boasting a capacity of 10,000 spectators and equipped with a state-of-the-art Mundo track for athletics alongside warm-up tracks, …

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