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AirtelTigo Business, Samsung Launches ‘Flexi Plus Offer’




Telecommunication Giant, AirtelTigo in partnership with the leading phone manufacturer, Samsung has launched ‘Flexi Plus’, a customized smart package for both public and private sector employees across the country.

This partnership which aims to digitally empower workers deepen smartphone penetration in the country, help workers to easily own a device and pay within 24 months.

Speaking at the media launch, the Chief Business Officer at AirtelTigo Business, Ethel Anamoo said “This offer is the first of its kind in the Telecommunication Industry in Ghana and we are pleased to collaborate with Samsung on this initiative. We are committed to offering solutions that will provide value as well as support workers’ productivity”.

She added that removing barriers that affect workers on digital journeys are critical within the ecosystem.

She also disclosed that with the purchase of any Samsung ‘A Series, Galaxy Note or S Series, users will benefit 40% more on data which does not expire and 30% on voice minutes.

She emphasized that workers will also enjoy free peer-to-peer mobile money transactions on Airtel Tigo Money and freebies such as Bluetooth speakers, travel routers among others.

Managing Director for Samsung Ghana, Eugene Mahm hinted that aside partnering AirtelTigo, he is confident the bond will draw Ghanaians closer via technology.

“From our recently launched Galaxy Note 10 which was designed to help users achieve more to the Galaxy A Series with versatile cameras, uninterrupted infinity displays, and long-lasting battery life” he mentioned.

He stated that workers will enjoy a 2-year warranty for the purchase of Samsung smartphones through the Flexi Plus offer adding that as the brand marks its 10th year, relentless and meaningful innovations will help shape the mobile Industry.

Director, Products and Commercial Markets, Stanley Kumbol was confident that this offer will go a long way to strengthen the bond between the two companies.

He said “Customers who sign up to the Flexi Plus Offer do not pay upright but have the flexibility of paying in 24 months. Not only do you pay within the 2 years, but you also enjoy 40% on data which does not expire and 30% on voice”.

He added that the collaboration will ensure that users become digitalized and enjoy telecommunication services at affordable prices.

Some media personnel won Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ and Samsung A 10 Series.


LGBTQ: UEFA Rejects Request To Light Up Allianz Arena Stadium In Rainbow Colors For Euro 2020 Game



European football governing body, UEFA has declined a request to light up Munich’s Allianz Arena in rainbow colors for Wednesday’s Euro 2020 match between Germany and Hungary.

Following a proposal from the Munich city council in the wake of an anti-LGBTQ law passed by Hungary’s parliament last week, the request to light up the stadium was made.

The new legislation bans the dissemination of content in schools deemed to promote homosexuality and gender change.

In a cross-party proposal submitted by Munich city council, the idea to illuminate the Allianz Arena in rainbow lights was to “give an important and visible sign of solidarity towards the LGBTI Community in Hungary, those who suffer under the current tightened homophobic and transphobic Hungarian government legislation.”

But UEFA have now rejected the request saying it will not get involved in politics.

“Racism, homophobia, sexism, and all forms of discrimination are a stain on our societies — and represent one of the biggest problems faced by the game today,” UEFA said in a statement on Tuesday, June 22.

“Discriminatory behavior has marred both matches themselves and, outside the stadiums, the online discourse around the sport we love.

“However UEFA, through its statutes, is a politically and religiously neutral organization. Given the political context of this specific request, a message aiming at a decision taken by the Hungarian national parliament — UEFA must decline this request.”

UEFA added that it has proposed for Munich to light up the stadium either on June 28, which marks Christopher Street Liberation Day, or between July 3 and July 9, which is Christopher Street Day week in Munich.

Christopher Street Liberation Day recognizes the 1969 Stonewall riots and the march in New York City that took place a year later – now considered the first gay pride parade.

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Lionel Messi Equals Argentina’s All-Time Appearance Record



Superstar footballer, Lionel Messi has now earned his 147th cap for Argentina, equaling Javier Mascherano’s all-time appearance record for La Albiceleste.

The Barcelona superstar achieved the record on Monday night June 21, after he started in his country’s 1-0 Copa América win over Paraguay, helping them through to the quarterfinals.

Papu Gómez’s 10th-minute goal was enough to earn a narrow win and maintain Argentina’s unbeaten start to the tournament.

Messi, who turns 34 on Thursday, is already his country’s record goalscorer with 73 goals at the international level.

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Afia Schwarzenegger Vows To Expose Dag Heward-Mills



Afia Schwarzenegger, controversial television personality has gone hard on the founder and leader of Lighthouse Chapel Bishop Dag Heward-Mills following his comments about the Otumfour.

In leaked audio which has since gone viral, Dag Heward-Mills is heard saying the Otumfour shouldn’t just seat and go around claiming to be the leader of the Ashanti kingdom.

He is in heard saying that one can only call himself a king or an otumfour if he is able to develop his kingdom and leave a good legacy that would be remembered by generations to come.

According to Afia Schwarzenegger, she is saddened by the comments made by the respected preacher and more saddened with the apology he released yesterday.

In a video sighted online, Afia Schwar questioned the preacher as to what he and his church have done for Kumasi and the people despite operating in the region for a long time.

She went on to say that churches such as Lighthouse and her own church Winners chapel always transport their monies after church services in bullion vans.

Afia Schwar stated that she has a lot of deep secrets to reveal about the church but she is keeping them for now but would do that at the right time.

She asked it if Dag Heward-Mills doesn’t want any trouble he should do what is neccessay by apologizing to the Otumfour and also apologize for releasing that ‘bomb’ he calls a statement.

Bishop Dag Heward-Mills in his statement stated that the leaked audio was from a preaching he did some twenty(20) years ago.

He went on to say that the audio was released by some people who have vowed to make sure the church is closed down.

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