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Top 6 news so far in 2020

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In anticipation, many are those who thought as they’ve seen the new year 2020, all will go on smoothly and their plans for the year will be properly laid out devoid of any negatives.

Well, some have started their year on a good note whilst others are already regretting ever embracing the year with joy. Generally, for Ghana, there have been a series of happening just a few weeks into January that has sent shocking vibrations throughout the country, ranging from striking fire outbreaks, leaks, appointments, and lethal accidents. gathers the list of top news so far in 2020.

  1. Leaked Video of Hon. Albert Kan Dapaah and side-chick Chantelle.

Just 12 days into 2020, Ghana woke up to one breaking news that left everyone shocked. The National Security Minister Albert Kan Dapaah found himself in a big scandal following a leak video call of him and his side-chick Chantelle Kujawu that exposed his involvement in an extramarital affair that fast went viral.

In the video caught sight of, the minister was seen wearing pyjamas having a romantic talk and was ordered around like a child by his supposed side-chick.

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2. Kumasi Asante Kotoko football clash with Berekum Chelsea.

The football match that was supposed to be an exciting one turned to be a bloody one. Angry fans started throwing unto the pitch bottles, stones cans, etc over referees decision that they thought was not right of him.

The police in their try to calm situations fired rubber bullets to repel supporters from getting to the referee. Unfortunately, one of Kotoko’s supporters was shot in the abdomen and he was rushed to the hospital to receive urgent treatment.

3. Charles Kwablan Akunnor and Mercy Tagoe appointed coaches of senior national football teams.

Charles Kwablan Akunnor shortened C.K Akunnor was appointed a new coach for the senior national team Blackstars after Akwasi Appiah was sacked. Alongside, Mercy Efua Tagoe-Quarcoo a  former player who played as a defender for the Ghana women’s national football team was also appointed as head coach for the senior national female team, the Black Queens.

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4. Fire Outbreaks and Gas explosion cases.

Just some few weeks into January this year, there have been a series of fire outbreaks and gas explosions. Famous amongst them was the gas explosion that claimed the life of a policewoman and three children which happened on January 5, 2020. gave a report on that.

Another famous incident was the fire outbreak at the Agbogboloshie market that destroyed numerous properties beyond repair. Several others were recorded in some parts of Kumasi and its environs.

5. Road Accidents.

This early section of the year has not really been a good time at all. There have been lots of road accidents that have claimed the lives of many in some parts of the country. Notable among them was the accident that occurred along the Cape Coast – Takoradi highway.

As earlier reported by, the gory accident resulted in the death of some 34 passengers with one of the bus driver’s head completely chopped off.

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6. The arrest of defunct UT and Beige bank Managing Directors.

On January 14, 2020, the news about the founder of defunct UT bank Prince Kofi Amoabeng arrested by the police in connection with the collapse of his bank became widespread.

In the same vein, Michael Nyinaku the founder and former CEO of The Beige Bank was also remanded in police custody by the court for a week alongside some CEO of nine collapsed banks.

All were charged for stealing and money laundering.

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