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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 6

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 1

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 4

October 8, 2017 4:30 PM Who can qualify in South America?

The final matchday of the South American qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ takes place on Tuesday. We take to you through all the qualification permutations, with six teams fighting it out for the three remaining direct tickets to next year’s world finals and the play-off place. Uruguay are assured the play-off place at worst 1

October 7, 2017 10:09 AM Faust in Modern Ethiopia

In 1974, Haile Selassie, the absolute monarch was told that he had to abdicate; he was then led into a Volkswagen car out of his old palace. The monarch accepted his fate and was noted to have said, “If it is God’s will…” Like all the emperors of past Ethiopia, he was not only a ruler but head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. His subjects in the rural 6

October 6, 2017 1:44 PM 1 Ghana: Starlets Make Winning Start In India

Two-time world champions, Ghana's Black Starlets have beaten their Colombian counterparts by a goal to nil in the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup which kicked off today, Friday, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, India. A fine counter-attack saw Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah make an incisive run down the left flank before delivering 5

October 5, 2017 4:42 PM Conference on migration begins at University of Ghana

Other topics include conflict, forced migration and international policy, determinants of migration, migration within Africa: defining the governance challenge; remittances and family left behind; immigration integration, transnationalism and societal relations among sub-Saharan African immigrants, as well as understanding the root causes of migration 4

October 4, 2017 10:02 AM Black Queens coach names provisional squad for France friendly

Head Coach of the Ghana Black Queens, Mas Ud Didi Dramani has named a 28 member provisional squad for camping ahead of the International Friendly against France on October 23 in Paris. The squad consists of debutants Gifty Ayew Asare and Peterson Kundok. Experienced player Samira Suleman, who plays as a forward in Iceland for Víkingur Ólafsvík, was not included

October 3, 2017 10:32 PM Las Vegas shooting: Five reasons US gun laws don't change

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun control advocates are renewing calls for tightening regulation on firearms. If the story sounds familiar, it's because a similar dynamic has played out time and time again in recent years, after every new gut-wrenching incident of gun violence makes headlines. On the federal level, at least, the interest 1

September 18, 2017 3:33 PM The 20 times Sarkodie inspired us on the highest album

This is how Sarkodie's 'Highest' Album has inspired many music lovers across the globe. Sarkodie’s fifth album of his very lucrative musical career ‘Highest’Â was released on the 8th of September this year and the reception has been very encouraging. The amazing work did magic on itunes and the YouTube views thus far of the music videos that accompanied 1