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King Charles of the United Kingdom is crowned in a lavish Coronation Ceremony

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King Charles of the United Kingdom is crowned in a lavish Coronation Ceremony

Like so many of the country’s kings before him, Britain’s King Charles was crowned Saturday in Westminster Abbey. The last coronation took place 70 years ago, when Elizabeth, Charles’ mother, was crowned.

The extravagant event was filled with robed clergy, prayers, grand music, and little boys and girls singing in high-pitched voices.

The coronation will take place over the course of a weekend, with several events scheduled. While it is said to be a scaled-down version of what was initially intended, it is still expected to cost British taxpayers millions of pounds.

Charles is the first king to publicly pray during his coronation. In part, his prayer stated, “Grant that I may be a blessing to all thy children, of every faith and belief, that we may together discover the ways of gentleness and be led into the paths of peace.”

Millions of people worldwide were able to watch the coronation live on television and the Internet.

Many people wondered what part Charles’ son Harry would play in the event. Harry arrived with the other royals and sat with them before the ceremony began.

Harry and the royal family have been at odds since he and his American wife Meghan Markle disclosed more of the royal family’s inner workings than many in the family would have wanted.

The event was attended by Harry’s brother, Prince William of Wales. Following Charles’ coronation, William knelt before his father and vowed his allegiance to him.

Charles wore a 2.2 kilogramme (5 pounds) pure gold crown encrusted with exquisite diamonds. The crown was originally used in King Charles II’s coronation in 1661.

By the conclusion of the coronation, he was wearing another crown, one that his predecessors had worn on ceremonial occasions.

Camilla was also crowned during the event. She bowed to the king after being crowned.

However, not everyone is pleased with the coronation’s ostentatious display of wealth. There is a widespread belief, particularly among Britain’s younger residents, that the monarchy has outlived its usefulness and relevance. Some in the roaring throng were undoubtedly mocking the moment.

Since 1066, all British kings have been crowned in Westminster. The coronation was attended by other royals, politicians, officials, celebrities, and artists from throughout the world. Jill Biden, the first lady of the United States, came into Westminster with Ukraine’s first lady.

Before the event, sweeping television coverage of the abbey revealed several attendees dressed in a variety of outfits, including caftans and kilts.

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King Charles of the United Kingdom is crowned in a lavish Coronation Ceremony

The ritual at Westminster Abbey combines old traditions with innovative ideas.

The programme included new music by acclaimed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as a gospel choir performance.

Following the ceremony, Charles and Camilla proceeded to Buckingham Palace for a traditional balcony appearance.

According to British police, 11,000 officers will be on duty throughout the day.

Source: Voice of America

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Ghanaian socialite Ama Governor finally called to the Bar

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However, the Registrar's notification indicated that the presence of one's name is not conclusive and final proof of enrolment. Ama has been in a year-long struggle with the General Legal Council (GLC) since a concerned citizen submitted a complaint in November 2022. This complaint claimed that she had engaged in behaviour that was "unbecoming of a bar applicant."

Barring unforeseen circumstances, Ghanaian celebrity Elorm Ababio, often known as Ama Governor, will be among the attorneys inducted into the Ghana Bar Association this year.

Ama Governor’s name appeared on a list of entrants signed by Yaw Oppong, the Director of the Ghana Law School.

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However, the Registrar’s notification indicated that the presence of one’s name is not conclusive and final proof of enrolment.

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Ama has been in a year-long struggle with the General Legal Council (GLC) since a concerned citizen submitted a complaint in November 2022.


This complaint claimed that she had engaged in behaviour that was “unbecoming of a bar applicant.”

As a consequence of this complaint, the GLC halted the process of summoning Ama to the bar.

She fiercely denied the claims of impropriety, claiming she had been treated unfairly throughout the affair.

In a surprising turn of events, the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) representative’s report to the General Legal Council at the 2022/2023 bar conference held in Cape Coast revealed that Ama Governor has been given the opportunity to complete the application process for her bar call, which is scheduled for the October/November 2023 sessions.

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Information Minister defends SSNIT’s investment in Rock City Hotel

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In the past, SSNIT effectively exited unprofitable ventures, allowing other shareholders to take control. According to the Information Minister, a Ghanaian entrepreneur with a successful track record in hospitality has indicated interest in acquiring SSNIT's stake in Rock City Hotel, which has over 800 rooms and employs many young people. The entrepreneur intends to build infrastructure, create more employment, and make substantial contributions to Ghana's economy, notably in the hotel industry, which is expected to rise to $5 million yearly. Despite satisfying regulations and going through a competitive procedure, others contend that the minister's involvement creates a conflict of interest.

Fatimatu Abubakar, Minister of Information, has shed light on Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) investments during a familiarisation trip at Multimedia Group Limited.

SSNIT, which was formed to offer pensions to participants, invests contributions to create cash for beneficiaries.

However, SSNIT’s venture into hospitality businesses, including hotels and guest homes, has created criticism.

In the past, SSNIT effectively exited unprofitable ventures, allowing other shareholders to take control.

According to the Information Minister, a Ghanaian entrepreneur with a successful track record in hospitality has indicated interest in acquiring SSNIT’s stake in Rock City Hotel, which has over 800 rooms and employs many young people.

The entrepreneur intends to build infrastructure, create more employment, and make substantial contributions to Ghana’s economy, notably in the hotel industry, which is expected to rise to $5 million yearly.

Despite satisfying regulations and going through a competitive procedure, others contend that the minister’s involvement creates a conflict of interest.

However, the entrepreneur was not a cabinet member when the procedure began. Politics should not deprive a talented Ghanaian of the opportunity to contribute to their country’s prosperity.

She also stated that Ghanaians should encourage local investment and assist talented individuals who can drive economic progress and generate jobs.

This allows us to encourage tourism, hospitality, and economic growth, which will help our country in the long run. Let us create a culture that promotes local investment and celebrates Ghanaian success stories.

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4-year-old manoeuvres father’s car and slams into an electric pole

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To satisfy his curiosity, the four-year-old manoeuvred the car, leading it to collide with an electrical pole. According to eyewitnesses, the vehicle collided with the pole head-on, mangled the whole front end of the automobile before coming to a stop. Concerned spectators raced to the scene to carefully remove the youngster from the automobile. Fortunately, the event did not result in any injuries to the youngster.

A four-year-old youngster barely avoided harm after driving his father’s automobile unaccompanied in Dunkwa-on-Offin in the Central area.

The event happened when the toddler was left alone in a black SUV with the plate number GS 8757-10.

The boy’s father allegedly parked on the shoulder of the road and walked out to attend to other business.

To satisfy his curiosity, the four-year-old manoeuvred the car, leading it to collide with an electrical pole.

According to eyewitnesses, the vehicle collided with the pole head-on, and mangled the whole front end of the automobile before coming to a stop.

Concerned spectators raced to the scene to carefully remove the youngster from the automobile.

Fortunately, the event did not result in any injuries to the youngster.

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