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October 22, 2017 8:31 AM Samir ready to offer "Bukom Banku" a re-match

Accra, Oct. 22, GNA - Bastie Samir, who handed local boxing idol Braimah "Bukom Banku" Kamoko, his first ever defeat in professional boxing since 2000, is ready to offer the later another opportunity in a re-match. Braimah, 37, lost his first ever professional fight after his 30th fight, whilst Samir remains unbeaten at 16 fights. Samir, 31, immediately 90

October 22, 2017 12:40 AM VIDEO: Bukom Banku 'Meets His Meter'...As Bastir Floors Him In Rd 7

Bastir Samir, former Ghana's Amateur boxing team captain, really lived up to his sobriquet "The Beast", when he virtually demolished Braimah "Bukom Banku" Kamoko in their non-titled Cruiserweight contest at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra on Saturday night. Bastir stunned spectators and viewers alike when he handed Braimah Kamoko his first boxing defeat 109

October 21, 2017 5:33 PM President Akufo-Addo should be wary of fair weather friends – NDC member

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s has been advised to be wary of fair weather friends who are only “basking in his sunshine”. Mr Stephen Ashitey Adjei, a member of the Tema East branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) said the President’s attempt to satisfy people who never supported him could expose him to political treachery 52

October 21, 2017 9:50 AM President Kenyatta, Odinga call for peace on Election Day

In the capital Nairobi, Kenyatta oversaw a celebration full of pomp and ceremony for the annual Heroes Day, using the opportunity to push his campaign for re-election and warn his rival against disrupting next Thursday’s vote. The president, whose August victory was overturned by the Supreme Court, accused the opposition of abusing hard-fought democratic 131

October 21, 2017 7:14 AM Aden Duale: With the poll boycott, Raila’s political career could end prematurely

The curtains look like they are finally falling on Raila Amolo Odinga’s political career. By boycotting the elections, he is simply saying he has thrown in the towel. There were really limited options after the August 8 General Election. There may have been mistakes here and there in the process of transmitting results. The electoral commission is not infallible 94

October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 155

October 20, 2017 7:07 PM In Guwahati, it's time for Africa

When Mali take on Ghana in the 2017 quarter-finals, it promises to be an intense physical skirmish in rainy Guwahati. Temperatures have dropped but the turf beneath both teams' may not be as solid as they would like. Here are the stats: Ghana, who had challenged Nigeria's early mark in the U-17 World Cups, are two-time champs, twice losing finalists 106

October 20, 2017 12:15 PM Woyome loses again as Supreme Court gives green light for asset chase

The Supreme Court has dismissed a motion by embattled businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyme challenging the state's attempt to value his assets in a bid to retrieve ill-gotten cash. Delivering his judgment, Sole Judge, Justice A..A Benin described the application filed by Woyome's counsel as lacking merit. Mr Woyome on Monday challenged the legality of the valuation 81

October 18, 2017 11:31 PM Keita Balde upbeat despite Monaco loss to Besiktas

Monaco forward Keita Balde is upbeat despite his side's 2-1 loss to Besiktas in a Uefa Champions League game on Tuesday evening. Leonardo Jardim's side has now lost two out of their opening three games - with both losses coming on their home turf - and they are currently winless and sit bottom of the Group G log. However, the 22-year-old who joined the French 106

October 18, 2017 1:07 PM U17 World Cup: Desperate Niger vow to eliminate arch-rivals Ghana in knock-out phase

Niger, making their maiden appearance at the U-17 World Cup 2017, reached the round-of-16 by scoring just one goal from three group stage matches and conceding six along the way to Spain and Brazil. Their defensive shortcomings were severely exposed by their highly experienced opponents at the group phase of the tournament in India. Despite these deficiencies 101