He is already being hailed as the first Ghanaian coach in the English Premier League (EPL) by Ghanaian media; meet Ghanaian Chris Hughton. He will manage the newly promoted EPL side Brighton & Hove Albion F.C, as the team makes a comeback to the top flight after three decades.
Christopher William Gerard Hughton was born on 11 December 1958 in Forest Gate, then part of Essex, now part of London, to a Ghanaian postman, Willie Hughton, and his Irish wife Christine née Bourke.
Having an African background Chris qualified to play for the Republic of Ireland as the son of an Irish mother and a Ghanaian father, becoming the first mixed-race player to represent the country. He played 53 matches for the Irish National team.
He began his football career with Tottenham Hotspur as a left back and made his debut against Manchester United.
As a member of the Tottenham’s 1980’s class, he won both the 1981 FA Cup and the 1982 FA Cup, the 1984 UEFA Cup and was runner-up in the 1982 League Cup and the 1987 FA Cup.
Chris Hughton later made a switch to West Ham United where he helped them qualify to Division Two then moved to Brentford before hanging his boots.
On 31 December 2014, Hughton was announced as the new man in charge of Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion on a three-and-a-half-year contract. Following an impressive season, he extended his contract to 2020, before architecting Brighton’s automatic promotion to the 2017–18 Premier League after a 2–1 win at home to Wigan.
Prior to the Brighton & Hove Albion job, Chris had worked with Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspurs, Birmingham City, Norwich City.
Under the leadership of Chris Hughton, Brighton & Hove Albion sealed promotion to the Premier League for this season after increasing their lead at the top of the Championship to seven points with a 2-1 win over Wigan Athletic at a jubilant Amex Stadium.
Kickstart your new year with Apple Music’s workout playlists
Apple Music’s extensive range of fitness playlists is the perfect motivation for achieving those new years’ resolutions. Whether you’re looking to turn over a new leaf or hoping to increase the intensity of your training, Apple Music has you covered.
Thoughtfully curated by Apple Music, the playlists range from home workouts, high intensity, cardio and cycling, to yoga, meditation, rowing, weights, jumping rope, running, pilates and walking.
This summer, legendary Afrikaans rocker and title-winning boxer, Francois van Coke, and prolific Cape Town fitness instructor and entrepreneur, Tammy Rawstron, will takeover two of Apple Music’s flagship fitness playlists Fiks of Niks and Summer Fit respectively, sharing their favourite workout tracks to sweat to.
“I’ve been serious about my fitness for the past few years, but I took it to a new level this year when I had to beat up a Springbok. This is my workout playlist of the past few months. I regularly update it with new tunes or tunes that I rediscover. My Apple Music playlist is also not genre-specific at all. It features pop, punk, rock and hip-hop and a few other things in between.” – Francois van Coke
“Let’s get healthy and happy together, if you were looking for a sign, this is it. Don’t attempt a fit summer without a set of trendy tracks. Listen up, you can’t help but get moving! Fitness was always supposed to be fun. Summer was always supposed to be sweaty so let’s have the hottest summer ever.” – Tammy Rawstron
Apple Music’s fitness playlists also include guest-curated playlists from some of South Africa’s leading sports personalities including Protea’s captain Temba Bavuma, Springbok rugby player Makazole Mapimpi, cricketing legend AB de Villiers and Olympic gold medal swimmer Chad La Clos.
As part of their year-end charts, Apple Music have launched a brand new Top 100 2021: Fitness playlist, featuring the most-played workout music across Apple Music this year. The Top Streamed Workout Song of 2021 was ‘Head & Heart’ (feat. MNEK) [Tiësto Remix] by Joel Corry.
Pizzaman-Chickenman opens 4 branches simultaneously in Accra
Pizzaman-Chickenman opens 4 branches simultaneously in Accra.
This brings to a total of 10 branches in less than 2years of their existence.
Pizzaman chickenman is fully owned by Ghanaians.
Kumasi already has 6 branches and locations include; Ahodwo, KNUST campus, Sofoline, Suame Maakro, Airport Roundabout, Dakodwen and a food truck at Tafo.
In Accra,Pizzaman chickenman have branches in Dansoman Exhibition Roundabout, Spintex, East Legon and Awoshie all opened simultaneously .
Christian Boakye-Yiadom, a young Ghanaian man is the CEO for Pizzaman-Chickman.
The first and fully Ghanaian owned Angel Investor company in Ghana QuickAngels are partners to this business
Quick Angels so after after establishment have financed over 32 companies . Among some of the businesses under QuickAngel include Pinknerry, Doughman Foods, Richie Rich Gummies, Sankofa Natural Spices, Agatex Paints, Benji Rice, Sun Solar( Into Salt Production), Coli Networks, Alcilla Farms, Tigon Creative Studio, Jenam Cosmetics, Prospectus.
The primary aim of QuickAngels is to support start ups, businesses and entrepreneurs with equity funding.
QuickCredit & investment microcredit limited is a sister company to QuickAngels and also has other businesses in African countries such as Tanzania, Uganda ,Kenya,Nigeria,Sierra Leone, Liberia with the name “Oya” meaning quick in the Ga language.
Richard Nii Armah Quaye is the Chairman for QuickAngels and QuickCredit Companies
Ghana To Host Kusi Ideas Festival December 10- 11
he Ghana Tourism Authority, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, in partnership with the Nations Media Group are organising the 3rd edition of the Kusi Ideas Festival on the 10th – 11th December, 2021 at the Accra International Conference Centre, AICC.
This year’s conference, which will be a hybrid is under the theme; ‘HOW AFRICA TRANSFORMS AFTER THE VIRUS’, and subthemed; ‘BEYOND THE RETURN: AFRICAN DIASPORA AND NEW POSSIBILITIES.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, said the Kusi Ideas Festival has come at the right time to cement Ghana’s reputation as a leading business tourism destination. “We have embarked on a journey to attract meetings, conferences and events into Ghana and this partnership with NMG is in the right direction “
This year’s Kusi Ideas Festival will be opened by the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Other Presidents billed to speak are President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda. Several business and political leaders across Africa are billed to attend.
Other sub themes are;
• Taking forward the lessons learnt from leading during the pandemic
• Technology, innovation and creating the most African wins
• Opening borders and building back tourism among others.
Kusi Ideas Festival was started three years ago by the Nation Media Group as a Pan-African platform to examine the African continents place in the world.
ISSUED BY THE CORPORATE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF THE GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY.
Queenlet’s One Month Old Song Receives Two Nominations – Over 207k Views
One month old song, “Windblow” receives two nominations from Rhema Awards Global 2021.
When one mention Soakat, the person who comes in mind is multiple award-winning Artiste QueenLet, the Soaking and atmospheric gospel minister, also known as Queen Leticia Kyerewaa.
In the space of one year, through Euro-African’s Favourite Record Label Debrich Group, QueenLet have released four (4) singles, the latest one, ‘Windblow’ is just one month old.
Most noteworthy, this is a collaboration featuring a Nigerian gospel minister, Jimmy D Psalmist.
Windblow have received two nominations from Rhema Awards Global 2021, the categories are best gospel collaboration song, and gospel song of the year.
Even more, Dear Holy Spirit, the award winner song of Maranatha Awards 2021 was also nominated as best gospel worship song.
Furthermore, Anwanwadwuma (marvelous God) which won the best female minister global uprising 2021 Maranatha Awards, also received nomination as best gospel praise song in Rhema Awards Global 2021.
Above all, a month-old song has achieved massive views on YouTube and so many powerful media houses across the world, especially Nigeria and Ghana.
Almost, major Nigeria and Ghana publishers or Bloggers published articles on the new release in less than 24 hours as the song was uploaded @queenletmusic, on her YouTube channel.
Recently, QueenLet is seen in Tiktok and Instagram videos with the programme, Music In Exaltation (MINE). Where She exalts people through music and the word of God.
Meanwhile, her genre of music called SOAKAT, which means soaking and atmospheric music is outstanding. It could be classified as very spiritual or spirit filled.
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Grace Asantewaa Koranteng tops all at the 15th Congregation of the Presbyterian University College
Grace Asantewaa Koranteng, an entrepreneur and owner of Grasante Collection has the internet screaming ‘girl power’ as she managed to graduate with 44As and a B+ making her the Overall Best Graduating student of the Presbyterian University College (PUC). She also bagged the most coveted Moderator’s Special Award.
She shared the occasion on her Facebook page saying:
“SO, I AM MORE THAN EXHILARATED!! At the 15th Congregation of the Presbyterian University College, Ghana, which was held on Saturday, 27th November, 2021, I graduated with a first class honors in Bsc. Business Administration (Management). I produced 44 A’s and 1 B+ out of 45 courses with a CGPA of 3.98 on a score of 4.0. This won me the most desired Moderator’s Special Award for Overall Best Graduating Student, making me the Valedictorian of the 2021 Graduating Class. In addition, I received awards for Overall Best Student – Department of Business Administration, Overall Best Student – School of Business and Economics.
It’s an honour! God, your daughter is grateful.I didn’t know such a day ever existed in my life.
My life at some point, didn’t go as planned so I thought some blessings were for some special people only. Glory be to God! To achieve this feat means a lot to me. I express my utmost gratitude to my parents, lecturers, mentors, coaches, group study mates, course mates and all the special people in my life. I couldn’t have done it without you. God bless you all so greatly. Everything you put your mind to, you can do it!”
Download tons of apps on HUAWEI Y9a with AppGallery and Petal Search
Featuring a 64MP AI Quad Camera and 40W (22.5W) HUAWEI SuperCharge, the HUAWEI Y9a has become a top player in the mid-range smartphone market and is a top-selling product. Pre-installed with AppGallery, along with Petal Search, HUAWEI Y9a users can easily download a huge number of popular mobile apps onto their phone.
TOP 3 app marketplace in the world: AppGallery has it all
As Huawei’s official app marketplace, AppGallery provides users with global top apps and services, as well as a wide variety of local quality apps. AppGallery is currently available in more than 170 countries and regions, making it the TOP 3 app store in the world.
From news to social networking, entertainment and more, AppGallery covers 18 app categories so you can enjoy a diversified selection of some globally popular apps and services.
To protect user’s personal data and security, the AppGallery has a full-cycle security and protection system, including developer real-name verification, four-step review process, download and installation protection, as well as a prevention mechanism for app operation.
Search and Download things you want through Petal Search
As a search engine, Petal Search has two major features – generic search and app search. Through these you can explore apps, news, images and more. Petal Search lists apps from multiple sources, including AppGallery.
This search and download process can be done with only two steps:
- Open the Petal Search app or search widget and enter the name of the app you are looking for. In the result list, select the Apps category to shortlist the content.
- Go to the app you need and hit the Install button – Petal Search will direct you to the source so you can start downloading it. The source might be AppGallery, its official website or third-party platforms such as APKPure. Before the installation starts, your Huawei mobile will request for a security check to scan for any risks.
Other than downloading new apps, users can get updates for existing apps from Petal Search. Just go to Me -> Downloads -> Updates, and select an app to get the update.
The Petal Search widget is pre-installed on the home screen on HUAWEI Y9a
In addition to app experience, the HUAWEI Y9a appeals to a range of consumers with three colour options: Midnight Black, Space Silver, and Sakura Pink, and has 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, priced at GHS1759
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