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Cynthia Quarcoo Joins GUBA Advisory Board

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The Founder and Managing Partner of CQ Legal and ConsultingMs Cynthia Quarcoo – has joined the prestigious GUBA Advisory Board.

The GUBA Advisory board is a body consisting of prominent and experienced individuals who advise on the proceedings, legal, progressive growth, format and general management of the organization.

Ms. Quarcoo is a corporate/commercial and finance lawyer with specialization in the energy, financial and infrastructure sectors and has over 15 years’ experience in representing institutional clients. Prior to her current role as the head of Banking and finance, Energy/Power and Infrastructure Practices at CQ Legal and Consulting, she served as a Senior Associate in the Banking and Finance Practice of International law firm, Fasken Martineau LLP in London and as a Consultant Senior Lawyer in the International Finance and Corporate department of Radix Legal & Consulting in London.

She is also founder of Africa 1 Media, a multi-functioning professional services firm, with a unique focus on providing business and legal counsel. Africa 1 Media supports creatives in their efforts to advance their talent whilst paying close attention to national and international legal frameworks and protocols which guard and regulate their industries and sectors. Africa 1 Media was specifically established to help realize the dreams and ambitions of talented and driven aspiring Africans. The aim of Africa 1 Media is to build the commercial value of its clients businesses to help them reach the widest audience for the highest rewards. She also sits on the boards of CENIT Energy and Ghana India Trade Advisory Centre.

Cynthia expressed her utmost delight at being part of the GUBA Awards Advisory Board stating:

“I consider the invitation to serve as a GUBA Advisory Board member a great honour and I am humbled. As a person who has very close ties with the UK and Ghana, I am in total support of GUBA Enterprise’s focus on creating closer ties between both countries. I have paid a great deal of attention over the years and have been amazed at the efforts that the founder of GUBA, Dentaa Amoateng MBE, the board and her team continue to make in strengthening the ties through its numerous projects and activities. I am committed to adding my experience to this incredible team to ensure that both countries stand to benefit in the long term as GUBA continues to accomplish all its objectives”

Dentaa Amoateng MBE (Left) with new GUBA Advisory Board Member Cynthia Quarcoo (Middle) and Claudia Andrews (Right)
Ms. Cynthia Quarcoo becomes the tenth member of the GUBA Advisory Board and joins a team comprising of the following prominent members:

Peter Jones | Director Defence and International Security| F.C.O

Jonathan Howard | Former CEO, Business Council for Africa

Eric-Vincent Guichard | Founder & CEO, Homestrings

John Carmichael | Author/Global development consultant

George Twumasi | Deputy Chairman & CEO, ABN

Rodney Hinds | Sports Editor, The Voice Newspaper

Dr. Doirean Wilson| Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University Business School

Steve Gray | Director, Wardour Africa

Jon Benjamin | Director, Diplomatic Academy | British Foreign Office

CEO and Founder of GUBA Enterprise, Mrs. Dentaa Amoateng MBE in expressing her delight at having Cynthia as a member of the GUBA Advisory Board stated:

“I am very happy to have Cynthia join the GUBA Advisory Board. She is an inspirational woman with lots of experience and will be a great addition to an already dynamic team. I am very excited with this special addition.”

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I Deserve More Ballon D’Or Awards Than Messi : Ronaldo

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Portugese football star, Cristiano Ronaldo who has a world’s best player (Ballon d’Or) awards tie with Lionel Messi, has stated that he deserves more awards than the Argentinian player.

Ronaldo expressed how eager he was to finish with at least one more trophy than Messi as he sat for an interview with Piers Morgan on Britain’s ITV on Tuesday, September 17.

“I would love [more], and I think I deserve it,” the Juventus forward told ITV’s Piers Morgan in an interview.

The 34-year-old said, “Messi’s in the history of football – but I think I have to have six or seven or eight to be above him,” hinting that retirement is not in his plans anytime soon.

The superstar footballer also said he considers himself the best footballer in the world even if football fans think otherwise.

“I’m sure I’m in the history of football for what I have done and what I’m continuing to do, but one of the best players in history,” the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star said.

“For me, the number one in history, but for some fans, if the number one is another one and I’m second, it doesn’t matter. I know I’m in the history of football as one of the greatest ever,” he added.

He reiterated that he’s not friends with Messi but added that they have a good relationship.

“My relationship with him is, we are not friends, but we have shared this stage for 15 years. I have a good relationship with him and I know that he has pushed me to be a better player and I have pushed him to be a better player as well,” Ronaldo said.

Ronaldo has been locked in a head-to-head battle with the Argentinian maestro for more than a decade. They currently find themselves tied with five Ballon d’Ors each.

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School Fire Kills At Least 26 Children And Two Teachers In Liberia

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At least 26 children and two teachers have been killed after a fire broke out at a Koranic boarding school near the Liberian capital Monrovia on Tuesday night, the president’s office said on Wednesday, September 18.

Emergency services had told President George Weah 28 people had died, his spokesman Solo Kelgbeh told AFP, as the president visited the site in Paynesville, on the outskirts of the capital.

“The kids were learning the Koran when the fire broke out,” police spokesman Moses Carter said. “The cause is not known yet.”

Confirming the sad news on Twitter, President George Weah wrote: ‘My prayers go out to the families of the children that died last night in Paynesville City; as a result of a deadly fire that engulfed their school building. This is a tough time for the families of the victims and all of Liberia. Deepest condolences go out to the bereaved

Families and the entire Islamic Community. May God strengthen them and give them the courage to persevere. Let’s continue to keep the families in our prayers.’

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Cristiano Ronaldo Is Searching For A Woman Called ‘Edna’ And Two Others Who Gave Him Burgers When He Was A Poor Kid

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Superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo is searching for a mystery woman named ‘Edna’ and two other staff of McDonald’s, who gave him burgers when he was a poor kid in Portugal. 

The 34-year-old Juventus striker disclosed this during his in-depth interview with Piers Morgan on ITV.

The former Real Madrid star said he used to beg for burgers from three  McDonald’s staff on the island of Madeira when he was a poor kid.

Ronaldo, who is now rated among the five richest footballers in the world is hoping to track down the women who helped him during his time of need.

“We were a little hungry. We have a McDonald’s next to the stadium, we knocked on the door and asked if they had any burgers,” he said on ITV.

“There was always Edna and two other girls. I never found them again.”

The McDonalds restaurant is now closed but Ronaldo wants to find Edna so he can “give something back” following her selfless gesture to him.

“I asked people in Portugal, they closed the McDonalds, but if this interview can help find them, I would be so happy,” he added.

“I want to invite them to Turin or Lisbon to come to have dinner with me because I want to give something back.”

See his full quote below.

Cristiano Ronaldo is searching for a woman called ?Edna? and two others who gave him burgers when he was a poor kid?

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