- President Akufo-Addo has congratulated the Black Satellites for winning U-20 AFCON
- The Black Satellites beat Uganda 2-0 to win the trophy
- A congratulatory reception for the team will take place at the Jubilee House
President Akufo-Addo has congratulated the Black Satellites for emerging winners of the 2021 Under-20 African Cup of Nations Trophy.
The Black Satellites beat Uganda 2-0 in what sports analysts describe as a competitive 90-minute match. The Satellites managed to pull through the competition after a slow start in the preliminaries.
“Congratulations to the Black Satellites for winning Ghana’s 4th AFCON U-20 trophy. Thoroughly deserved victory, and they’ve made Mother Ghana proud. What a way to celebrate our 64th Independence Anniversary!! , the president intimated.
Meanwhile, the President has invited the Satellites and the entire technical team to the Flagstaff House for a congratulatory reception.
In other news
Foh Amoaning, a self-acclaimed lawyer noted for homophobic statements against Ghana’s LGBTQ+ community has set a new target - exposing an official at the Presidency he believes is gay.
Speaking on UTV, the controversial anti-gay campaigner alleged that the said official is currently pushing the agenda of the gay and lesbian community in Ghana and thus will work hard to expose the official.
Also, Six Members of Parliament have served notice to sponsor a bi-partisan Private Members Bill to proscribe and criminalize the advocacy and practice of homosexuality.
They believe the Bill would seek to further strengthen Ghana’s legal jurisprudence and existing legislation on unnatural carnal knowledge to reflect the current state of affairs.
“It is our belief that all members of this House would support this Bill when it comes before the House,” Mr Samuel Nartey George, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo Prampram, leader of the six MPs proposing the Bill, said in a statement on the floor of the House.
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