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June 26, 2017 12:54 PM #NSMQ2017: Ghana National ‘pushes’ Adisadel to grande finale

Adisadel College managed to take a narrow victory in their semi-final contest with University Practice School and Ghana National College. After a keen contest of 5 grueling rounds that saw each school performing creditably, the ‘Zebra boys’ ensured their qualification for the grande finale of the ongoing National Science and Maths Quiz for the third 1

June 26, 2017 10:35 AM Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general

MOSUL, Iraq The battle to take full control of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days and an attempted fight-back by the militants failed, an Iraqi general told Reuters on Monday. "Only a small part remains in the city, specifically the Old City," said Lieutenant General Abdul Ghani al-Assadi, commander of the Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) 1

June 26, 2017 9:56 AM Man United manager Jose Mourinho’s father dies in Portugal

LISBON, Portugal — Felix Mourinho, the father of Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and a former Portugal goalkeeper, has died. He was 79. Vitoria Setubal, where Felix Mourinho played and later worked as coach and club director, said he died Sunday. It did not give the cause of death. Felix Mourinho helped Setubal to victory in the Portuguese Cup final 1

June 26, 2017 8:22 AM Chelsea in talks to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alex Sandro

Chelsea are in talks to sign Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and Juventus left-back Alex Sandro. Bakayoko played 51 times for Monaco as they won the French title for the first time in 17 years while Sandro was a key member of Juve's Serie A-winning squad. Monaco signed Bakayoko from Rennes for £7m three years ago and now value him at €40m (£35m). Bakayoko 1

June 26, 2017 2:37 AM Premier League transfer news: Latest Chelsea transfer gossip, Sandro, Lukaku, Van Dijk, Bonucci

THEY’RE Premier League champions, but Antonio Conte is plotting a ridiculous spending spree which could edge towards $480m AND smash Chelsea’s transfer record not once, not twice, but three times. In the next week, Chelsea could secure the signature of the world’s most expensive defender. It’s the first move that could see them break their club record 1

June 25, 2017 7:04 AM What date is Eid al-Adha 2017?

Eid al-Adha - also called Eid ul Adha - is coming but when exactly is it and why does the date change? The first one, Eid al-Fitr, marks the end of Ramadan, the month of daily fasting. The second one is called Eid al-Adha and is sometimes it's known as Greater Eid. It also means that dates are not in sync with the sun-based Western calendar. So the dates 5

June 24, 2017 6:41 PM #NSMQ2017: PRESEC ride on final round to overcome Keta

Presbyterian Boys SHS, Legon proved too strong for Keta SHTS in the last National Science & Maths Quiz quarter-final contest on Saturday. The final round, presenting riddles, proved to be the decider, with PRESEC reminding why they are considered perennial favourites for the NSMQ crown. PRESEC triumphed with 53 points to Keta SHTS’ 44. Jachie Pramso 2

June 24, 2017 3:44 PM #NSMQ2017: Late surge sees Aquinas pip Nifa in tense contest

St. Thomas Aquinas snatched victory from the jaws of defeat leaving it late in their National Science & Maths Quiz quarter-final contest. St. Thomas Aquinas solved the final riddle on the first clue for 5 points as they overcame Nifa SHS, who had a 3 point lead disappear at the death. St. Thomas Aquinas SHS ended the contest with 42 points, Nifa SHS with 40 points 3

June 24, 2017 1:04 PM #NSMQ2017: Wesley Girls fall to Kumasi High School in quarter-final

Wesley Girl’s High School fell at the quarter-final stage of the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz after losing to Kumasi High School. Wesley Girl’s High School’s 31 points trailed Kumasi High School, who recorded 43 points, and T. I. AMASS, Fomena’s 39 points in Saturday’s first contest. Going into the fourth round, Wesley Girls’ High School led the contest 2

June 23, 2017 9:35 PM As Ramadan Draws To An End, Mosques Worry About Security

Rising hate crimes mean cameras and armed guards at what should be a time of joyous celebration. The last few days of the holy month of Ramadan are supposed to be a joyous time of the year for American Muslims. Spiritually, it’s believed to be a time when God blesses and forgives. The holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr, is observed with prayers 13