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July 20, 2017 7:31 PM Maritzburg Utd seal Ofori deal

Ghana goalkeeper Richard Ofori has signed a three-year contract with Maritzburg United. The Absa Premiership side announced on Thursday that the deal also comes with an option to extend. Ofori, 23, has over the past year been constantly linked with a switch to South African football. He had trials with Cape Town City and looked close to joining giants 13

July 20, 2017 6:48 PM Burundi Robotics Team Vanishes After U.S. Competition

Joe Sestak, a former Pennsylvania congressman and retired Navy admiral who is president of First Global, the nonprofit group that organized the competition, made the initial call to the police shortly after midnight, officials said. The authorities began sharing photos and descriptions of the teenagers on missing persons fliers on Wednesday. The police 25

July 20, 2017 6:47 PM U.S. Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday brushed off sharp criticism from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Justice Department's Russia investigation, saying he loved his job and planned to continue serving. "We love this job, we love this department, and I plan to continue to do so as long as that is appropriate 53

July 20, 2017 4:59 PM Richard Ofori's contract with Maritzburg makes him number 1 automatically

Black Stars goalie Richard Ofori will automatically become the number one shot stopper for South African side Maritzburg after penning a 3-year deal at the club, can reveal. The former Wa All Stars safe pair of hands became an official player of the PSL side on Tuesday after agreeing the deal to join The Team of Choice 28

July 20, 2017 1:22 PM Ex-Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston commends Asamoah Gyan

Former Ghana international Laryea Kingston has commended Asamoah Gyan for his charitable works. Laryea, who was present at the Accra Academy School during the commissioning of Gyan's $200,000 Astro Turf pitch for his Alma mata, lauded the forward for his philanthropic works. “I commend Asamoah Gyan for this achievement; I know Ghanaians are happy about 24

July 20, 2017 12:39 PM Roy Arthur will not appeal Cape Coast RFA ruling

Former BA United CEO Roy Arthur will not appeal the Cape Coast High Court ruling which declared MNS Doe as the winner of the disputed Central Region FA chairmanship election. The court presided by Justice Dapaah restrained Roy from holding himself as the Football Association Chairman. Despite feeling within him he legitimately won the elections, Roy Arthur 25

July 20, 2017 12:03 PM Kenya court says Dubai firm can print presidential ballot

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s Court of Appeal on Thursday overturned a High Court decision that stopped the printing of ballots by a Dubai-based company for next month’s presidential election. The High Court earlier this month stopped the printing by Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing after the opposition raised concerns about how the contract was awarded 38

July 20, 2017 11:26 AM Senator John McCain: Who is the Republican elder statesman?

A war hero, a political maverick, and one of President Trump's fiercest Republican critics - Senator John McCain, 80, has been granted all these titles over the years. Known in Washington for his doggedness and common-sense conservatism, he beat off younger rivals to secure the Republican party's nomination for president in 2008. As a US Navy pilot 40

July 20, 2017 10:05 AM Alvaro Morata: Chelsea fans will be punching the air – Pat Nevin

Chelsea fans will be “punching the air” after the club agreed a deal to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, says former Blues winger Pat Nevin. Morata, 24, will discuss personal terms and have a medical after Real accepted an offer of about £60m for him. Chelsea had previously tried to re-sign Romelu Lukaku, but the Belgium striker instead joined 40

July 20, 2017 8:42 AM John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer – Spokesperson

John McCain, the Arizona senator and former Republican presidential candidate, has been diagnosed with brain cancer. A brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was removed from McCain along with a blood clot in a surgery at the Mayo Clinic on Friday, a spokesperson said on Wednesday. McCain’s office had only previously announced that the blood clot had been removed 31