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February 21, 2018 8:46 AM Drogba’s 17-yr-old son joins French Ligue 1 side Guingamp

Former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba’s 17-year-old son Isaac has joined French Ligue 1 club Guingamp. Isaac Drogba, who – like his father – plays as a striker, has previously played for Chelsea’s academy. He joins Guingamp 16 years after his father signed for the club in an £80,000 move from Le Mans. Didier Drogba, who scored 24 goals in 50 appearances 11

February 3, 2018 7:18 AM US jobs and wages rise in January

The US labour market barrelled forward in January, as employers added more jobs than expected and wage growth was its strongest in more than eight years. US payrolls expanded by 200,000 last month, driven by hiring in construction, food services and health care, the US Labor Department said. The average hourly wage for private sector workers crept up 2.9% compared 11

January 24, 2018 7:06 AM Chinese workers build railway station in just nine hours

A train station was built in just nine hours by 1,500 workers in China. Organised with military precision, the project which reportedly took place over the weekend, was completed in the southern Fujian Province. Seven trains and 23 diggers were used in the huge construction project at the Nanlong Railway Station in the south China city of Longyan, the Xianhua 20

November 1, 2017 2:39 AM Instinct Wave: Crowns Financial Executives in Ghana

The much anticipated 3rd Ghana CFO Awards event which is being organized by InstinctWave, has been held successfully in Accra; by awarding financial executives and organizations who have worked assiduously to boost the economic growth of the country. The awardees include: Barclays, Ecobank, Omni Bank, GBC, Ministry of Finance and seasoned banking and financial 19

October 30, 2017 6:21 AM Fentuo writes: 5 Reasons why MTN FA Cup beats Ghana Premier League

On Sunday, Kumasi Asante Kotoko claimed an impressive 3-1 victory over rivals Accra Hearts of Oak to lift their 9th FA Cup title at the Tamale Sports Stadium, largely thanks to the heroics of striker Sadick Adams, who scored a stunning first-half hattrick to set them on the way. For the organizers of the competition, this was yet another beautiful end to the great 41

October 25, 2017 11:39 AM GSA urges government to make food safety a public health priority

Accra, Oct 25, GNA – The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has urged the Government to make food safety a public health priority. Dr Kofi Amponsah-Bediako, the Public Relations Officer, GSA, explained that this was because food safety plays a pivotal role in developing policies and regulatory frameworks. He said there was the need to establish and implement 11

October 23, 2017 4:09 PM Top flutist Mattan Klein in Ghana for Jazz Concert

World renowned Israeli Flutist and Composer Mattan Klein and his quartet will have a Jazz concert as part of the “Cultural Week of Israel in Ghana” at the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City. The concert will also include a unique collaboration with Ghanaian musicians: flutist, Dela Botri and Hewale group and the Jazz singer Cina Soul. Mattan Klein was born and raised 21

October 19, 2017 3:01 PM ‘Stop Downplaying WASH Issues’

Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda has appealed to Ghanaians to stop downplaying the important role hygiene plays in preventing perennial outbreaks of cholera. In a speech read on his behalf by the Chief Director of his outfit, Mr Joseph Obeng Poku at the Church of Christ Auditorium in Accra on the commemoration of 2017 Global Hand Washing 11

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 13

October 10, 2017 2:32 AM Haiti looks to Benin for guidance on voodoo crimes

Three senators from Haiti pause in reflection in front of a statue of their country's independence hero Toussaint Louverture in Allada, southern Benin, where he had his roots. The West African and Caribbean countries, separated by thousands of kilometres (miles) and ocean, share the same history but also the same religion -- voodoo. Jean Renel Senatus 11