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December 11, 2017 2:02 PM UCL draw: Chelsea face Barcelona, Real Madrid to play PSG

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s Porto. A record five English teams progressed from the group stage this season 19

December 9, 2017 9:18 AM Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks

Israel says it has targeted sites in Gaza belonging to militant group Hamas in retaliation for rocket strikes. Israel’s military said it hit weapons sites early on Saturday. Two people were killed, a Gaza hospital said, bringing the deaths in Israeli strikes and gunfire over the past day to four. Israeli-Palestinian tensions have risen since President 25

December 8, 2017 1:55 PM Damba Festival climaxes with dazzling durbar [Photos]

The 2017 Damba Festival climaxed with a durbar of chiefs at the Dapkema Palace in Tamale. The Damba festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Nalerigu, Tamale and Wa in the Northern and Upper West Regions in the Dagomba lunar month of Damba, corresponding with the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabia al-Awwal. Damba is also widely celebrated 23

December 6, 2017 5:59 AM US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in world first

US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said. But the officials said Mr Trump would not immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Arab leaders earlier warned against moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, with one saying this would be “a flagrant provocation 27

November 18, 2017 1:50 PM Ligue 1: Champions Monaco held at Amiens

Monaco could lose ground on Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain this weekend after drawing at struggling Amiens. The Unicorns led when Serge Gakpe capped off a quick counter-attack by finishing Gael Kakuta’s excellent through ball. But champions Monaco, four points behind leaders PSG before the game, levelled when Stevan Jovetic converted Fabinho’s pass. PSG can go six points 31

November 16, 2017 12:17 PM Australian diplomat dies in New York building fall

An Australian diplomat has died after falling from a New York City balcony while socialising with friends. Julian Simpson, 30, accidentally slipped from a seventh-floor ledge of his Manhattan building and fell to a landing on the second floor, New York police said. US media report he was playing a “trust game” with a friend before he fell. Mr Simpson 35

November 13, 2017 3:41 PM Christ Apostolic Church donates ambulances to three hospitals

The Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI) has presented three ambulances to three hospitals at a ceremony in Accra. The beneficiaries are the 37 Military Hospital in the Greater Accra, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region, and the Sunyani Governmental Hospital in the Brong Ahafo Region. The occasion was also used to hand over the keys of a refurbished 40

November 5, 2017 6:46 PM Chelsea a point behind Man Utd as Morata heads in winner

Alvaro Morata scored his first goal since September as Chelsea deservedly beat Manchester United to move a point behind the Red Devils in the Premier League. Morata powerfully headed in his eighth goal for the club 10 minutes after the break as the Blues recorded a third consecutive league win. David de Gea kept out further efforts from Morata and Eden Hazard 44

November 5, 2017 11:01 AM Cavani moves past 100 goals as PSG trounce Angers

Edinson Cavani scored twice and moved past 100 Ligue 1 goals for Paris St-Germain in their 5-0 thrashing of mid-table Angers. Kylian Mbappe also hit two goals in the unbeaten league leaders’ victory. PSG were already two up, through Mbappe and Julian Draxler, when Cavani struck after 30 minutes for his 100th goal in France’s top flight. The Uruguayan 41

November 2, 2017 12:26 PM Kwahu Professional Network condemns Fulani attacks

The Kwahu Professional Network has condemned the recent mayhem being perpetrated on the peace-loving and law-abiding people of Kwahu by Fulani Herdsmen. In a statement, the group called on government and the security agencies to arrest the situation immediately. 1. Members of the Kwahu Professionals Network (KPN), an association of young Kwahu Professionals 37