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213 Companies vie for 2020 Ghana Business Awards



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After a successful hosting of two editions that attracted businesses across the country, major public and private sector institutions and some diplomatic missions, organizers of the Ghana Business Awards (GBA), Globe Productions in partnership Ministry of Business Development, Graphic Business, Nobel International Business School (NiBS), Media General and the Institute of Directors, Ghana have announced the commencement of processes towards the year’s nominees.

A total of 213 out of the 307 companies and individuals that submitted nominations have been shortlisted for the prestigious GBA.


Promoting Business Excellence


The awards which seek to promote business excellence nationally and internationally as well as provide an unparalleled opportunity for networking among industry players will jointly be chaired by the Peace Council Chairman, Rev Prof Emmanuel Asante, and the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Sharubutu (Dr).


It will also recognize and rewards excellence across all sectors of industry in Ghana and provide the platform for individuals and companies that play significant roles in the growth and development of the business sector, as well as promote open dialogue between relevant stakeholders in the public and private sectors on adopting the right strategies to stimulate post COVID-19 economic recovery in Ghana to ensure a future of hope and shared prosperity for all Ghanaians.


In line with the theme “Mobilizing businesses to promote Peace and Tolerance towards the general elections” and a team of technical expertise (Awarding Board) and independent consultants, chaired by Prof. Kweku Atuahene, the award categories are modeled to recognize important commercial and industrial players that contribute significantly to the economy.


Shortlisted Nominees


The organizations and individuals that have been shortlisted for this year’s edition includes but not limited to:

Accra City Hotel, Accra Compost and Recycling Plant Limited, Adk Consortium, Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited, Agriaccess Ghana Limited, Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Alliance Motors Ghana Limited, Alomo Bitters, Anglogold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited, Apex Health Insurance, Appointed Time Printing, Ashanti Foam Factory Limited, Atona Food Company, Axiss Shipping, B5 Plus Limited, Basileia Shipping & Logistics, Bayport Savings & Loans Plc, Benmarine Offshore Services Limited, Best Assurance Company Limited, Best Point Savings and Loans, Blue Skies Products Ghana Limited, Bos Engineering Ghana Ltd, Bui Power Authority (BPA), Blow Chem Industrie(Bel Aqua), Caroline Group of Companies, Casa Trasacco Limited, Charger Limited, Comsys Ghana Limited, Corenet IT Limited, Cosmopolitan Health Insurance Company, Cowtribe Technology LTd,

CPL Developers Limited, Daily Guide Network, Databank Financial Services, Despite Group of Companies, Despite Media Group, DHL Ghana Limited, Djoulde, Dr. Agarwal Eye Hospital, Ecobank Ghana Limited, EIB Network, Electroland Ghana Limited, Energopojekt Ghana Ltd, Eni Ghana Exploration & Production Company Ltd, Enterprise Life Insurance Company Limited, Ernest Chemist Limited, Eusbert Hotel, FC Beauty Group, Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, Forewin Ghana Ltd, Forewin Group of Companies, Franko Trading Co. Limited, Fueltrade Limited, G7 Security Systems Limited, Ghana Exim Bank, Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Ghana Free Zones Authority, Ghana National Gas Company, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation , Ghana Shippers Authority, Ghana Tourism Authority, Glico Healthcare Ltd, Global Cargo and Commodities Limited, GNPC Foundation, Goil Company Limited, Gold Fields Ghana, Graphic Communications Group Limited, Indomie, Inlaks Limited, Integrated Recycling and Compost Plant, IPMC Ltd, I-Zar Group, J K Ahiadome Transport & Company Limited, Japan motors trading company, JIK Management Consultancy Services, Jospong Group of Companies, Joyce Ababio College Creative Design, KAB-FAM Ghana Ltd, Kasapreko Co. Limited, Kasapreko Group of Companies, Kingdom Exim Ghana Limited, Kingdom Exim Group of Companies, Kings City Real Estate Limited, KingsAir Travel and Tour, Kofikrom Pharmacy Limited, Kosmos Energy Limited, Latex Foam Rubber Products Ltd, Liranz Limited, M&G Pharmaceutical, Mcdan Shipping Co. Ltd, Masco Foods Limited- KFC, Mayfair Estates Ltd, McDan Foundation, Media General Group, Media General Group- 3foundation, Media General Group-Onua Tv, Mericom Solutions (Gh) Limited, Melcom Limited, MiPROMO Ltd, MKCL Mining Company, Mobus Properties Ghana Limited, Mohinani Group, Mponua Rural Bank Limited, MTech, Multimedia Group, Multipro Private Limited, Ghana (Indomie), Mumuadu Rural Bank, Nallem Clothing Ltd, National Food Buffer Stock Company , Nationwide Medical Insurance Limited, NIIT GHANA, Now Available Africa LTD, NTHC LTD, Nungua Warehouse Group of Companies, Nyaho Medical Centre, Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited, Odotobri Rural Bank Limited, Oil Village, Opportunity International Savings and Loans Limited, Orca Deco Ghana, Papaye Fast Food Limited, Passion Air, Pharmanova Limited, Pivot Digital Media, Polytanks Ghana Limited, Premier Health Insurance Limited, Premium African Textiles Ltd (Woodin), Primetime Limited-National Science & Maths Quiz and Science Festival, Quick Angels Limited, Quick Credit and Investment Micro-Credit Limited, Rigworld Training Center, Rock City Hotel, Royal Crown Co. Limited, SammyKay Media, Savanna Diamond Cement, Sea and Shore Marine Services, Silver Star Auto Limited, Smockyworld Limited, Social Security and National Insurance Trust, Sogakopke Beach Resort, Solutions Technologies Limited, Somotex Ghana Limited, Special Ice Company Limited, Special Ice Group of Companies, St. John’s Hospital & Fertility Centre, Stallion Tiger Company Limited, Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, Star Assurance, Star Brand Consult, StarLife Assurance Co. Ltd, Sucryza Distributors Limited, Sunshine Healthcare Limited, TCL Electronics Ghana Limited., Tec Konsult, Tex Styles Ghana Limited, The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana Limited, The Royal Senchi Hotel and Resort, Tv3 Network, Twellium Industrial Company Limited, Unicom Chemist, United Bank for Africa (Ghana) Limited, Universal Motors Limited (Volkswagen), Vanguard Assurance Company Limited, Vodafone Ghana, Vodafone Ghana Foundation, Volta River Authority, Westec Security, Western Group, What You Want, Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited, Zoomlion Ghana Limited.


Individual Chief Executive Officers and entrepreneurs that submitted for various categories includes, Akwasi Agyeman- Ghana Tourism Authority, Alhassan Andani- Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, Anthony T Poore- Agriaccess Ghana Limited, Beatrice Agyemang Abbey -Media General Group, Bernard Agbloe Lomotey- Benmarine Offshore Services-, Caroline Esinam Adzogble- Caroline Group of Companies, Chris Chinebuah-  Fueltrade Limited, Delese Afia Amoakoa Darko- Food and Drugs Authority, Dr John Ofori-Tenkorang- Social Security and National Insurance Trust, Dr. Ben K.D Asante- Ghana National Gas Company, Dr. Daniel McKorley-McDan Foundation, Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey – Charger Limited, Dr. John Kofi Mensah-   Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong – Jospong Group Of Companies, Dr. Joshy Varkey- Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Ltd, Dr. Josph Siaw Agyepong- Jospong Group, Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban – Rigworld Group, Dr. Osei Kwame Despite -Despite Group of Companies, Ernest Bediako Sampong- Ernest Chemist, Ernest Ofori Sarpong- Special Ice Group of Companies, Gertrude Kunde-Kwallinjam- Smocky World, Hanan Abdul-Wahab -National Food Buffer Stock Company , Hon. Ghassan Yared- Forewin Group Of Companies, Ing. Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa- Volta River Authority (VRA), James Gnanaraj Rajamani- Kingdom Exim Group of Companies, James Koku Ahiadome- J K Ahiadome Transport, Julian Kingsley Opuni- Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited-, Michael Djan- Rad Communications Limited, Mr Alfred Baku- Gold Fields Ghana, Mr Collins Otoo Okley-  Nungua Warehouse Group Of Companies, Mr Michael Luguje-Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Mr. Lawrence Agyinsam -Ghana Exim Bank, Mr. Bright Simons -Mpedigree, Mr. Nicholas Bortey- Liranz, Mrs Florence Larbi- Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Ms Benonita Bismarck-Ghana Shippers Authority, Nii Abbey Mensah- MiPROMO Ltd, Peter Awin- Cowtribe Technology Ltd, Richard Nii Armah Quaye- Quick Angels limited, Richmond Anim Damoah- RAD Communications, Robert Mensah-Eusbert Hotel, Romeo Richlove Kweku Seshie-Quick Credit and Investment Micro-Credit Limited, Yusif Meizongo Jnr- What You Want.


Ghana Business Awards


The 3rd Ghana Business Awards which comes off on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel summit will be preceded by  a business summit themed “Impact of COVID-19 on Business Sustainability: A Review of Big Businesses, SMEs and Start-Ups” and exhibition at 9am, and climaxed with the awards night and dinner at 6pm.

The Special Guest of honour is the Minister of Business Development, Dr Mohammed Awal. Other Guest of honours includes H.E. Stephanie Sullivan, US Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Alicia Rico Pérez del Pulgar – Spanish Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Mrs. Anne Sophie AVÉ, Ambassador of France to Ghana, H.E. HIMENO Tsutomu, Ambassador of France to Ghana and H.E. Mr. Sugandh Rajaram, High Commissioner of Indian



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The Benefits of Pets for Mental Health



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Pet ownership is becoming increasingly common. According to recent surveys, the majority of Americans own a pet. There are many potential benefits of pet ownership for human health, including reducing stress and risk of heart disease.

These animals can provide us with unconditional love and support in hard times, as well as help us cope with stress and anxiety on a daily basis. Pet ownership has many proven benefits for human health, such as lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, reducing stress and even preventing depression.

Pets and Mental Health

In recent years, the idea that pets can provide mental health benefits has taken off. Studies have revealed that owning a pet can actually improve your mental health and alleviate the symptoms of certain mental health issues.

From reducing loneliness and stress to providing structure and an outlet for looking after something, there is a wealth of evidence that shows how having a pet can improve your mental health. In this blog, we’ll discuss the many benefits of owning a pet for mental health.

One of the main benefits of owning a pet is that it can reduce loneliness and isolation. For many people, their pet is their best friend and they provide invaluable companionship. Pets can help to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation by providing us with someone to talk to, cuddle and care for. In fact, research has shown that people who own pets are less likely to suffer from loneliness and isolation than those who don’t.

Pets can also help to reduce stress and anxiety. Caring for a pet can provide a sense of purpose and routine, which can be helpful for people who are struggling with stress or anxiety. Taking your dog for a walk, for example, can help to reduce stress and anxiety levels. Pets can also provide us with a sense of comfort and security, which can be very helpful for people who suffer from anxiety.

Another benefit of owning a pet is that it can provide structure and routine. For many people, having a pet can help to give their day a sense of structure and routine. This can be especially helpful for people who are struggling with mental health issues such as depression or anxiety, as it can provide a much-needed sense of purpose.

How a pet can help someone with depression

Depression is a mental health disorder characterized by feelings of sadness, loneliness, and hopelessness. Symptoms of depression can include insomnia, fatigue, irritability, and anhedonia (loss of pleasure in activities that were once enjoyed). Depression can be extremely debilitating, making it difficult to function on a day-to-day basis. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for depression, many people find that owning a pet can help to ease symptoms and improve their overall mood.


Having a pet will bring enormous benefits to your health. Especially if you are struggling with anxiety or depression. Remember that if you have any questions, it is always important to have a medical consultation with a mental health professional. Even if you don’t have access to one, there are many non-profit mental health organizations like Imana that can guide you on how to move forward.

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4 User-Friendly Mobile and Video Games



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The gaming sector has evolved in the last couple of years not just technologically but also with many new modern mobile and video games. Due to the sheer number of available options, it can be a bit overwhelming and challenging to find user-friendly mobile or video games for collection. In order to make the decision easier for you, we have compiled a list of the best games that you could have in your gaming library.


Online slots are typically considered easy to play, and they are user-friendly and easy to navigate with multiple features and even characters. You’ll be able to find hundreds of different online casinos with a vast collection of slot games that come in different themes. For example, you can try your luck with slots based on TV shows, sports, popular video games, celebrities, and many other options.

If you also want to try out more challenging casino games, you’ll be glad to know that reliable online casinos also offer a great selection of table and card games which are also available live with a human dealer.

In case you like to stick to the best online casinos for South Africans, go now to this website, where you can learn more about trustworthy casinos that accept ZAR payments. It’s worth noting that reliable casino sites are mobile- friendly, so you can play any game on your desktop and mobile device.


Florence is an award-winning mobile game that is known for its outstanding visuals, beautiful animations, touching story, and even more captivating soundtrack. If you’re looking for a more relaxing game, then this is a good option for you since Florence is an interactive novel.

You follow Florence as she makes a life-changing decision and falls in love with a cellist from the park. You have to help her with her first date and also follow along as she needs to make other decisions regarding her professional life and relationship.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole

This is the second part of the franchise after The Stick of Truth. For many fans of the TV Show, South Park: The Fractured But Whole is the best video game version that captures the spirt of the show. You will have a chance to play with your favorite characters and embark on dangerous adventures and battles. In our opinion, it’s a thoroughly enjoyable game for South Park fans.


Yooka-Laylee is a colorful ореn world platformer with a string of memorable and interesting characters and all kinds of adventures. Yooka and his friend Laylee embark on a challenging journey that requires them to defeat their opponents, enter a different world through magical books and solve tricky puzzles.

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The Best Bitcoin Casino Sites for US Players



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There are a growing number of bitcoin casino sites that are available to US players. These casinos offer a great experience, with top-notch games and bonuses. Players can enjoy a variety of games, including slots, blackjack, and roulette. In addition, bitcoin casinos often offer generous bonuses to new and existing players.

When selecting a bitcoin casino US players should look for the following:

  • Security and fairness – All reputable casinos use state-of-the-art encryption technology to protect user data and transactions. Players should also make sure that the online casino is regularly audited by a third party organization to ensure fair play.
  • Games and software – A good bitcoin casino will offer a wide selection of games from respected software providers. This ensures gamers have access to high-quality titles across multiple platforms such as mobile, desktop, virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR).
  • Bonuses – Many bitcoin casinos are generous with their bonuses, offering both welcome packages and regular promotions to keep players happy. Look out for generous deposit bonuses, free spins, cashback offers and other rewards.
  • Customer support – A good casino should offer 24/7 customer service in case players have any queries or issues. There should be a variety of contact methods available, such as live chat, email and phone.
  • Banking options – Be sure to check what banking options are available at the casino before signing up to make sure your preferred method is supported. Players should also ensure that withdrawals are handled quickly and efficiently with no hidden fees or processing times attached.


By doing some research into these five key areas, US players can find the best bitcoin casinos around and enjoy an amazing gaming experience online!

How to Choose the Right Bitcoin Casino Site

When it comes to gambling high low game online, there are many options to choose from when it comes to casino sites. However, when looking for a Bitcoin casino, there are a few key factors to look for in order to ensure you’re playing with a reputable and safe site.

One of the most important things to look for is how long the casino has been in operation. A site that has been around for awhile is typically more reputable than one that is new and unproven. You can also check online review sites to see what others have had to say about their experiences with different Bitcoin casinos.

Another thing to look for is whether or not the casino is licensed and regulated. This ensures that the site is following all applicable laws and regulations and that your funds are safe. Finally, make sure that the casino uses secure encryption technology to protect your data and financial information.

If you follow these guidelines, you can be sure that you’re playing with a safe and reputable Bitcoin casino site.

The Top Bitcoin Casino Games for US Players

Bitcoin casino games are some of the most popular games being played online today. This is because bitcoin provides a safe and secure way to play casino games online. Additionally, bitcoin transactions are fast and easy to make, making it a preferred payment method for many players.

There are many different bitcoin casino games that players can enjoy, but some of the most popular include poker, blackjack, and slots. These games offer excitement and thrills that players cannot find at traditional casinos. Additionally, playing these games with bitcoin allows players to enjoy anonymity and privacy while they play.

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The Pros & Cons of Owning the Popular Citadel Boss 25



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Lovers of the Citadel Boss 25 will know all of the great things that this popular semi-automatic 12-gauge shotgun offers. Sought after due to its cool-looking AR-15-style design and excellent performance, it’s a weapon that most gun owners would at the very least, like to try out!

However, in the interests of impartiality, there’s no such thing as a perfect product, so in this blog, we’ll be looking at what’s great and perhaps not-so-great about the rifle. So let’s waste no time in getting started and seeing what they are. 

Citadel Boss 25 Benefits 

First off, it’s worth reiterating its uber-cool styling, as it’s certainly a bonus! However, it’s about more than aesthetics, as there are a bunch of extra advantages as shown below.

  • Easy to fire – it’s a shotgun that feels great in the hand and is super-easy to get used to, meaning that it’s a good choice for novice shooters.
  • Super dependable – you buy a gun like this one for defense, so it’s good to know that the Boss 25 is known for being reliable. Real peace of mind indeed. 
  • Tons of configurations – do even just a little research and you’ll find a bunch of neat add-ons that make it set up for you. 


The Boss 25 is also available with 4 different lengths of barrel, as well as 2 sizes of chamber and three varieties of stock. This means that whoever you are and whatever you’re using it for, you’ll find an option that suits you perfectly. 

Boss 25 Drawbacks 

Now we put on our cynical hat and look at the Boss 25 from Citadel through much more scrutinous eyes! What don’t we like about the weapon?

  • Pump-action Only – The only mode available is pump-action, so you’ll need to have fairly strong arms to use the shotgun to defend yourself and your family. Truth is, you need to be in shape to use this kind of weapon. 
  • Low Rounds-per-Minute – while the firing rate of the Citadel Boss 25 may be fast enough for your needs, there are many others on the market that will outdo it in this regard. 

A Great Weapon For the Money You’re Paying! 

In review then, we have a popular shotgun in the Citadel Boss 25 that looks great, is easy to fire, dependable and is available in more than enough configurations to suit everyone. 

On the downside, we have a slow firing rate and limited action, but where this weapon falls down, it more than makes up for it in different areas. We’ve not even had time to mention that this 12-gauge shotgun is super safe, with features that prevent negligent discharges from ever happening. 

When you consider that this beauty will cost you less than $350, depending on where you buy, you’re getting an awful lot for the money. Watch just a couple of YouTube videos about the weapon and you’ll see exactly what we mean. 

Then, we think, you’ll love it as much as we do!

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Why Should You Go for No-nicotine E-liquids?



Why Should You Go for No-nicotine E-liquids?

Most people relate vaping with nicotine, and many smokers use it to quit smoking tobacco. There are plenty of other benefits of transitioning to vapes, one of which is the decency and design of vapes.

Vaping is very different from smoking, and zero nicotine E-liquids (vape juices) are available. Many people who take up vaping do so to reduce their nicotine intake gradually. For more unrelated reasons, some users only use zero nicotine vape juices. you should use E-liquids from famous brands e.g Signature e liquid, and amazingly 88 vape liquid offer nicotine-free eliquids you can buy products of these brands.

In this post, let’s discuss some benefits and reasons for switching to non-nicotine E-liquid.

No Dependence – No Addiction

Nicotine is an addictive substance, so most smokers depend on its constant consumption. On the other side, the zero nicotine vape juices are not addictive as they do not have any added addictive component.

In easier words, the zero-nicotine E-liquids will not create a user dependency.

Larger Massive Clouds

Having no nicotine in E-liquids is not only good for your health. But also, nicotine vape juice lets you increase the percentage of other ingredients. If you appreciate big vapour clouds, you can use vape juices with a higher concentration of VG (vegetable glycerin). It is an essential ingredient that is attributed to the bigger formation of clouds.

Societal Vaping

Some people are not hyped about nicotine use but are attracted to the social aspects of vaping. Like you can find electronic hookahs for people who enjoy vaping socially. Moreover, enthusiasts love to try out new devices, and they will especially appreciate flexing their new vape kits in social gatherings.

Less Impact on Lungs and Throat

When you vape without nicotine, you will successfully avoid the throat hit. It is a sensation that one feels in the throat as the smoke passes through. You can also feel this sensation in your lungs if you smoke stronger cigarettes.

Higher nicotine levels will end up irritating your throat and turn the overall experience less fun. Suing a zero per cent nicotine E-liquid, you are in for a smoother overall experience for your lungs and throat. As there will be no irritant to make you cough.

Zero-Percent Nicotine E-Liquids are Ideal for Vaping Tricks

Almost all of the cloud chasers play around using zero-nicotine vaping liquids. Most vape users have attempted to blow out O-rings at least once. Practising the vapour tricks with zero-nic vaping liquids is far easier and more convenient.

It is comparatively easy to inhale zero-nic vape juices, and there is no point in using nicotine vape liquids if you merely want to perform vaping tricks.


Not only are the zero-nicotine E-liquids perfect for your health, but they are also good for your finances, enjoyment, and smoking experience. With zero-nic liquids, you get to enjoy the experience of vaping without facing the downsides of nicotine.

Give the nic-free vape juice a try if you want to transition from smoking, remove nicotine, or want a break from smoking nicotine. While the nic-free liquids are ideal for performing vape tricks and chasing clouds, they also have multifaceted benefits in the longer run.

Give it a try if you want to quit smoking, remove nicotine, or take a break from it.


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Mod Menuz Introduces The Best GTA 5 Mods



Mod Menuz Introduces The Best GTA 5 Mods

Statistics for Grand Theft Auto V show that, as of the moment, around 120 million copies were purchased globally. This demonstrates that it is the most purchased game in the history of the video gaming industry. According to Digital Phablet, GTA 5 has always been one of the top five video games since its release.

Digital Phablet also testifies that even since the game’s release, GTA 5 has earned six billion dollars. One day after the launch of the game, Rockstar earned $800 million. We can safely assume that GTA 5 is indeed really popular. This also gives the impression that GTA 5 is the most profitable video game. The top purchasers of the game are from the United Kingdom.

What could be the reason for such high statistical data? GTA 5 has mod menus that allow players to make their desired modifications to the gameplay. They give liberty for customization in many aspects, like the location or setting, character appearance and apparel, transportation, weapons, and climate, among many others. Mod Menuz describe the advantages of mod menus and provide examples of popular mods that have been downloaded and used.

First, we have Enhanced Native Trainer, which offers several customization features. With this mod menu, you can alter and manipulate your character and streetwalkers. It is so enjoyable to use this mod because you can also alter vehicles and armaments, among others. You can also transport your character from one area to another.

Second, in Menyoo PC, the player’s gaming experience is made more realistic by allowing the player to control the gameplay. Customizable features include climate manipulation and armament selections, and you can also augment tasks.

Third, we have the Simple Trainer, where players can alter as much as anything because they can customize everything they need. You can also alter the character’s movements. You can select armaments, transportation, and much more.

Fourth is Redux, which permits players to modify the setting. This is best when you want to go on a road trip.

Fifth is the gravity gun. With the Gravity Gun, you can make any item fall with the click of a button.

GTA Zombies comes in sixth. This is a unique feature that, when used, will transform the characters and streetwalkers into the walking dead. When this happens, the best thing you can do as a player is to avoid their attacks and eliminate them one by one. Rewards are in store for every successful zombie wave.

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