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4 African Footballers We’re Betting On Having A Great 2021



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African players are some of the most revered, exciting, and successful in the world right now.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah are just the latest in a long line of African talents who have the taken unconventional route to the top that many players from the continent are often required to take. They, like many before them, have become European champions, and are a sign of a revolution of great African players set to make their mark on the game.

With another AFCON on the horizon and a huge year ahead as football tries to catch up on a schedule decimated by the coronavirus pandemic, which African players will step forward and make 2021 their own?

Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli / Senegal)

Through no fault of his own, the myth of Kalidou Koulibaly has taken on a life of his own, making the Selengalese defender someone every fan wants in their defence, despite having likely never seen him play.

A victim of the transfer rumour cycle, football fans all over the world have been flocking to apps like Betfair Casino to try and win big on predicting which huge side will win the Senegalese defender’s services (if you want to join them make sure to check out the Betfair review from OnlineCasinos first).

For the moment, Koulibaly is still a Napoli player and an absolutely colossal one at that. Although the Naples side has experienced an under-par season by their recent standards, Koulibaly has continued to show why he’s so highly rated and sought after, remaining a commanding presence even the most experienced Champions League strikers fear coming up against.

Whether he moves on from Italy or not, 2021 presents a year in which Koulibaly can finally make his star on a worldwide scale. If he gets his big move he will surely one of the most expensive defenders of all time, likely playing in the Premier League.

If Senegal are to qualify for the 2021 AFCON, then Koulibaly, along with Mane, will be one of the driving forces behind the country’s attempt at international glory. With Napoli unlikely to find Serie A or Champions League success, should Koulibaly stay put in Italy the January 2021 AFCON would mark a great chance to start the year with silverware.

Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City / Nigeria)

A player destined for great things, it’s amazing that people are only just catching onto the quality of Wilfred Ndidi.

Potentially Leicester City’s best signing since their miracle 2016 Premier League title win, Ndidi is a player in the mould of one of the best players in the club’s history, Ngolo Kante.

While taller in stature than his French counterpart, Ndidi is a midfielder with the same enthusiasm for winning back the ball and playing the crucial buy often overlooked pass before the assist. He’s developed significantly since Brendan Rodgers arrived at the club, playing as part of a tremendous midfield three also including Youri Teliemans and James Maddison.

Big-name clubs have had Ndidi on their radar for a while, and it’s hard to see a midfield in the league he wouldn’t add to if not dramatically improve. Whether he stays with Leicester and continues their goal of breaking up the Top 6 dominance or moves on and becomes the missing piece of the puzzle for a top midfield, we’re predicting Ndidi will be one of the top midfielders throughout 2021.

Thomas Partay (Athletico Madrid / Ghana)

One of the most exciting and talked about midfielders in the world, Thomas Partay is a player almost ready-made for a huge Premier League move.

The 25-year-old has made a name for himself as a powerful defensive midfield force in Diego Simeone’s Athletico Madrid side. He’s not just the lazy pundit stereotype of “quick and physical” though. Partay possess an excellent eye for a pass, and a viciousness to his play that makes him a better playmaker than he is often given credit for.

If he can bring these talents to a side not competing with Barcelona and Real Madrid for success every year, then Partay could have a 2021 filled with high-profile games and trophy success. He’s apparently Mikel Arteta’s number one target as he looks to revolutionize his Arsenal side.

Should he get the move, he could be dominating midfields all over Europe very soon.

Achraf Hakimi (Real Madrid & Borussia Dortmund / Morocco)

Football is supposed to be exciting. A back and forth contest that keeps you on the edge of your seat.

Managers may be frustrated by his youthful exuberance and how he throws himself wildly into a game, but you can’t say Achraf Hakimi isn’t entertaining.

The Moroccan winger/wing-back on loan at German club Borussia Dortmund from Real Madrid has a bright future ahead of him at just 21 years old. 2021 presents a crossroads for the player, as his loan with Dortmund will have ended and he will have to either fight for a place at Real Madrid or find a new club.

Rumours are Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane isn’t a huge fan, but fans of German football sure are. Hakimi is lightning fast, not afraid to go for goal and the kind of player who thrives in an open, end-to-end game. He may not be the best positionally, but he’s not afraid to drive his team forward and take chances.

Even if Hakimi doesn’t have the most successful 2021 from a trophy standpoint, he’ll capture the heart of many new fans, wherever he ends up.

With an international tournament bringing all the best talent back to the continent and key players hitting their peak, 2021 is set to be an exciting year for African football.


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Dr. Thomas Mensah, Dentaa Amoateng, H.E Anne-Sophie and 9 Mind-Blowing Speakers Shared Ideas at TEDxSpintex Hosted by Hyperlink Africa



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The most anticipated TEDxSpintex happened on Friday night at the Untamed Empire. A night of mind-blowing ideas shared on the TEDx stage. (more…)

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This Week On Twitter: Eloswag wins BBNaija HoH again, Twitter launches ‘Spotlight Location’, Chirp Dev Challenge and many more



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Get the latest news in music, movies, sports, entertainment and more on Twitter. Here is a recap of some of the trending stories during this week on #TwitterGhana.

Twitter “Spotlight Location” offers business presence for professionals

Professionals, be it content creators, small business or big brands can now strengthen their presence and showcase their products to customers on Twitter to drive results that move their business forward. Here is a Tweet by the social networking platform on how it’s making this possible through its latest feature known as ‘Location Spotlight’. Some media outlets such as Ameyaw Debrah has  Tweeted about this amazing feature. It is indeed a great time to be a content creator on Twitter!



Chirp Developer Challenge x Twitter is on!

The Chirp Dev Challenge is on and developers across Ghana are encouraged to join in for a chance to win great prizes valued at over $520,000 and be featured at the Chirp Developer Conference on November 16 in San Francisco. Hacklab Foundation shared a Tweet on how to participate by sharing your innovative idea building an app using Twitter’s API v2 to unlock new experiences for people on Twitter. Give it a go and inspire other developers! #ChirpDevChallenge.


BBNaija 2022: Eloswag wins HoH again with seven housemates up for possible eviction

It’s getting hot in Biggie House as housemates from level 1 & 2 battle out for the Head of the House (HoH) title each week. Eloswag has yet again won the week 4 Level Up HoH. Big Brother this time around gave the Head of House an opportunity to nominate from Level 1 or Level 2 house and he chose level 2. Eloswag nominated Kess, Modella, Chizzy, Pharmsavvy,  Kess, Daniella, Amaka, and Groovy. Watch highlights of Eloswag’s nominations via this video. A BBN fan commenting on Twitter said, “Eloswag will be wondering why 7 people this time around”. Meanwhile, you’re missing out if you haven’t followed ShowmaxNG where you can get all the daily highlights and gist happening on the reality show. Good job Eloswag!

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Global Citizen Festival is coming to Accra

Get ready for an epic line up of musicians including Usher, Gyakie and Sarkodie as they take the stage on September 24 at Black Star Square when the Global Citizen Africa festival comes to Accra. The movement, which aims to change the world through music and address some of the world’s biggest issues, made the announcement via this  tweet on their official Twitter handle. Start getting your dance moves ready people!

Asamoah Gyan targets Black Stars Return at Qatar 2022

In an exciting interview with BBC World Service Sport, Ghana’s football legend, Asamoah_Gyan told John Bennett of his dreams to be called to play at the World Cup in Qatar which stirred up varied reactions from netizens. The football icon shared that though he hasn’t spoken to the leadership of the Ghana Black Stars, he has started training. Here is a snippet of the interview. Reacting to the news, Social Media influencer @AsieduMends tweeted asking Ghanaians about their thoughts. Citi Sports also Tweeted. Catch more of the heated reactions by football fans here.


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Everything you need to know about Delta 8 Pre-rolls




Delta 8 is getting in popular among cannabis producers, especially with edibles and, more specifically, Gummies. Delta 8 items are more and more being added to customers’ shopping carts due to new flavors being developed and more concentrated versions being created. Before we get to the top (and the top of our customers’) brands, it’s crucial to learn more regarding Delta 8 products in general.

What is Delta 8?

Delta 8 THC can be a natural substance found in hemp in very small amounts but is converted in the lab with CBD in greater quantities for use in various products. Due to the fact that Delta 8 is derived from hemp chemicals, it is legal in our federal government. Federal law bans products that have over 0.3 percent Delta 9 THC but there is no restriction on Delta 8.

The most popular type of THC cannabinoid in marijuana is beta 9, also known as delta 9. That’s why marijuana is known to have health benefits as well as a powerful psychoactive effect, but also with adverse effects such as anxiety, and paranoia. CBD is well-known for its renowned reputation of offering health benefits (sleep issues, anxiety, general well-being, body pain) which you can take pleasure in without the mental jitters or the high from THC.

Delta 8 has pros and cons, what are they?

It has garnered a dedicated audience due to the fact that it gives a psychoactive high, but also has health benefits. It is possible to eliminate certain negative side effects by using Delta 9 (paranoia and anxiety). While Delta 9 does not produce as much intoxication as Delta 9 (less intoxication), it is equally potent.

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However, it’s distinct. It may bring euphoric physical relaxation, as well as mental peace to your mind. You can learn more about Delta 8 THC in our full blog on its benefits.

The advantages of the use of DELTA 8

The utilization of Delta 8, in general, is a fantastic way to reap the advantages of THC in addition to an intense high in psychoactive levels without the unpleasant negative consequences like anxiety or anxiety. Certain benefits include the ability to relax, stimulate your appetite, and anxiety-reducing anti-inflammatory effects that keep your mind in a state of calm. It’s high but without blurred vision.

Delta 8 Pre-rolls

Infused with delta-8, delta-8 pre-rolls are made from hemp flower infused with delta-8 (CBD or CBG flower). The most sought-after pre-rolls consist of pre-rolled cigarettes.

What are the purposes that Delta 8 pre-rolls do?

Delta 8 THC creates the same euphoric effects but is not as strong as Delta 9. Delta 8 prerolls. The one you prefer the most will provide the same benefits as our most loved ones, but they’re completely different! The most frequent outcomes are happiness as well as joy and relief from physical pain.


Delta-8 pre-rolls are a great way to experience the pleasure of the Delta-8 flower, without the need to make the flower roll by yourself. They are particularly beneficial to those just beginning to discover cannabis and don’t have experience in rolling smokeable items, however, everyone can benefit from the ease of pre-rolls. If you want to know more about delta 8 pre-rolls then visit

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Guest Blog: Our qualified doctors of pharmacy have not been paid for 7 months



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The Doctor of Pharmacy Programme or PharmD as it is popularly called is a professional doctorate pharmacy programme that involves 6 years of training in an accredited institution which enables one to become a licensed pharmacist by the Pharmacy Council of Ghana (in this case) or an approved body (which is country specific) in order to work in the clinical space. (more…)

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Hollard and Melcom Celebrate Five Thousand Policies in Two Years of Partnership



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Hollard and Melcom Celebrate Five Thousand Policies in two years of partnership. Since partnering to make insurance more accessible to Ghanaians through a Shop and Insure initiative, insurance group Hollard Ghana, with subsidiaries Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life, is marking two years of partnership with retail giant, Melcom. (more…)

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Fascinated by the new HUAWEI nova Y70? We answer all your questions here!



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Huawei’s latest HUAWEI nova Y70 has done something amazing that not many other entry-level phones on the market can brag about. It has put together so many solid features on a single device but at an attractive price. The phone comes with an incredible 6000mAh battery, an expansive 6.75-inch display, a great trio of cameras, and more. Here’s everything you need to know about this new smartphone.

How long can we expect the battery to last on a single charge?

As you already know, the HUAWEI nova Y70 comes with a huge 6000mAh battery. That’s huge even for a 2022 smartphone. The benefit of having such a big battery is that it can last for 3 days on a single full charge. What’s even more amazing is that it supports 22.5W HUAWEI SuperCharge to help you fill-up the large battery in no time. You will be hard-pressed to find such an amazing combination at this price point.

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Is the display good for gaming and watching movies?

The HUAWEI nova Y70 features a large 6.75-inch HUAWEI FullView Display that’s great for watching videos. The high screen to body ratio of 90.26% also helps you focus on the content leaving little around the screen to distract you. The phone also adopts a classic flat screen with a single punch hole in the middle to present a simple yet stylish design.

For gamers, the smartphone’s screen also supports an industry-leading 10-point Multi-touch technology to provide a fast response time even when using multi-finger gestures. To reduce the burden on the eyes, HUAWEI nova Y70 also features smart dimming, a luminous screen, an e-book mode, as well as a video quality enhancement feature to further improve the visual experience.

How good are the cameras on the HUAWEI nova Y70?

If you are looking for a smartphone with great cameras to explore your creativity, then the HUAWEI nova Y70’s AI Triple Camera is all you need. It features a 48MP High-res Main Camera, a 120° 5MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera and a 2MP Depth Camera. Thanks to the f/1.8 aperture of the 48MP High-res Main Camera, it allows for more light when shooting resulting in clean-looking photos. Coupled with the optimised Huawei algorithms, HUAWEI nova Y70 greatly enhances the quality of captured images, ensuring every shot is of optimal quality, even when taking pictures against the light.

The 5MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera helps you easily fit more content in one frame. The 2MP Depth Camera works with the innovative bokeh algorithm to blur the background, allowing your subject to stand out. The 8MP front camera also supports the bokeh effect to blur the background when taking selfies. Huawei’s AI Beauty algorithm can capture selfies in crisp detail with a natural beautifying effect and intelligently improve issues like image sharpness and digital noise to preserve details in your selfies.

What does the 128GB of storage space mean in real-life usage?

The 128GB storage capacity on the HUAWEI nova Y70 is going to be sufficient for the vast majority of people out there. To put it into perspective, you will easily be able to store up to 170 episodes of a drama series, 20,000 high-quality songs and over 60 HD movies on the phone. However, the phone caters even to those heavy users who need extra storage. The HUAWEI nova Y70 supports up to 512GB storage capacity when using MicroSD cards, allowing them to store everything they want in their phone. It is also equipped with EROFTS super file compression technology to easily download your favourite songs, videos, and games.

The trusted, innovative, user-friendly and secure AppGallery is available on the HUAWEI nova Y70, where users can easily navigate, explore, find and download a wide range of high-quality apps.

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