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The FDA has sanctioned Angel Group of Companies, manufacturers of Adonko Bitters after a concert organized by the Company at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Easter Monday April 17, 2017 left most of the youth passing out as a result of excessive intake of the alcoholic product.

FDA’s investigation confirmed that the criterion for gaining access to the concert was solely on condition that each individual purchased a 750ml bottle of the alcoholic beverage at a cost of GH¢10, a situation which resulted in the Alcoholic beverage being sold to minors as well. It also resulted in excessive consumption, clearly putting the consumers at risk of flouting the caution of drinking responsibly.

The situation also contravened Section 3.2.19 of the FDA Guidelines for the Advertisement of Food products which states that “No alcoholic beverage shall be advertised in relation to a public function where persons under the legal drinking age are likely to attend.”

The Company also contravened Section 3.2.12 of the FDA Guidelines for the Advertisement of Food products which prohibits the use of well-known personalities in the marketing of alcoholic beverages by engaging Shatta Wale and Bisa Kdei in the promotion programme.

These acts exposed patrons to the said programme to unwarranted serious health risks bordering on public health. The FDA has consequently sanctioned the Company as follows:

  • With immediate effect, the FDA has suspended the Registration and Advertisement License of Angel Group of Companies whilst investigations into the incident continue.
  •  The company has also been directed to recall the Product, Adonko Bitters, from trade and to furnish the FDA with details of the recall plan and subsequently, the progress of the recall plan.
  •  The company is to pay an administrative charge of GH¢25,000 for failing to comply with the above regulatory requirements.

The FDA will not hesitate to impose further sanctions should Angel Group of Companies fail to comply with these sanctions.

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Napoli To Rename The San Paolo Stadium After Late Diego Maradona

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Napoli are set to rename the San Paolo stadium after the late Diego Maradona.

The Argentina football legend, who was the manager of Argentinian club side Gimnasia passed away aged 60 on Wednesday, November 25th, after suffering a cardiac arrest in his home country.

During his time with the Italian side, Napoli, he won the Serie A title in 1987 and 1990, along with an Italian Cup in 1987 and a Uefa Cup in 1991 during a six-year stint in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, was the inspiration for Argentina’s World Cup success in Mexico in 1986, winning the Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player.

Napoli to rename the San Paolo stadium after late Diego Maradona

He also led the country to the final of the 1990 tournament in Italy although his international playing career ended in shame when he failed a drug test at the 1994 World Cup in the United States.

Speaking with French sports channel RMC Sport on Thursday, November 26, Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis said: “We can consider the idea of calling our stadium San Paolo-Diego Armando Maradona’ after the Argentine legend, who scored 115 times in 259 appearances for the club.

“We can consider the idea of calling our stadium San Paolo-Diego Armando Maradona,” De Laurentiis told French sports channel RMC Sport.

“We are already putting it together this morning, taking the first steps to dedicate Naples stadium to Maradona,” De Magistris said.

“Its a process but it will be a quick process, because when there is such a strong desire there’s nothing that will hold us up.”

The Mayor added: “We’re hoping to make it coincide with the resumption of games with fans.”

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Rev Owusu Bempah Finally Opens Up On His Three Divorces

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Rev Owusu Bempah, controversial Ghanaian preacher of Glorious Word and Power Ministry has opened up about his three failed marriages.

In an exclusive interview with GhPage TV, the man of God explained how his three marriages ended abruptly.

In explaining how his first marriage ended, Rev Owusu Bempah revealed that his first wife known as Maame Justine filed for divorce immediately he was discharged from the hospital in the United Kingdom for food poisoning.

According to him, during the court proceedings for the divorce, Maama Justine stated that she cannot take care of their three children therefore, the man of God was given custody of the children.

Rev Owusu Bempah also disclosed that he met his second wife Abena Animah six years after his first marriage ended.

He explained that Abena Animah filed for divorce for reasons best known to her and added that his church members jubilated when they found out about the divorce.

On his third marriage, Rev Owusu Bempah disclosed that the marriage lasted for only five months because his wife was already married, which he knew nothing about.

The man of God revealed that his third wife known as Hannah was legally married to another man, so he had to end that marriage when he found out.

Rev Owusu Bempah further stated that it wasn’t his fault for his three divorces but he is always criticized for being a bad husband.

He added that he is currently treading cautiously in regards to his next marriage as he needs to settle down due to his calling as a man of God.

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‘God Should Kill Me If My Coffin Revelation About Mahama Is False’ : Rev. Owusu Bempah

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Ghanaian man of God, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah has come out to call on God’s wrath upon himself if his revelation about Mahama carrying four coffins is false.

It could be recalled that the renowned cleric made headlines some days ago after he dropped a revelation that he saw the presidential candidate for the opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama carrying four coffins.

In order to prove that what he saw is true, he has called on God’s wrath upon his life saying God should kill him if his revelation is wrong.

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