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August 10, 2017 5:20 PM Perseid Meteor Shower 2017: How To Watch Without Saturday's Bright Moon Spoiling Your View

For anyone planning to watch the Perseid meteor shower this weekend, the forecast holds some bad news. Rumors have been flying around online that we’re set for “the brightest shower in recorded human history.” But the presence of a more than half-full moon on Saturday night and Sunday morning when the event is at its height means the shower might be a little 90

August 10, 2017 9:20 AM Naby Keita to Liverpool: Leipzig chief Ralf Rangnick admits it’ll be ‘tough to keep’ star

RB LEIPZIG have suggested that this season could be Naby Keita’s last with the club. Guinea international Keita has been one of the most prominent names in this summer’s transfer window. Liverpool have been trying to land the 22-year-old for several months but have failed to do so despite tabling a mammoth £75m bid for him. While Leipzig have fought 27

August 9, 2017 9:06 PM Transfer News LIVE updates: Barca launch Coutinho bid, Man Utd want Bale, Chelsea, Arsenal

TRANSFER NEWS is in full flow as the new season nears - Express Sport brings you all the latest. 21.44: Barcelona have made a second bid of £90.3m for Philippe Coutinho. Barcelona have made Coutinho their number one target as they look to replace Neymar. And they have returned with another bid for the Anfield star totalling €100m (£93.3m). Coutinho is understood 67

August 9, 2017 11:20 AM Abedi Pele and Maha celebrate 30th wedding anniversary

Ghana legend Abedi Pele and wife Maha are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary today, in a blissful union which has produced two football super stars. The iconic former Ghana captain and his adorable better half tied the knot in 1987 and has been blessed with two sons - Andre and Jordan Ayew as well a gorgeous daughter Imani Ayew. Andre, who plays 35

August 5, 2017 4:19 PM Like father, like son: Kenya goes to polls in family affair

NAIROBI, Kenya — Their fathers were allies in the struggle for Kenya’s independence from British colonial rule, and then became adversaries. Now President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga are extending the family rivalry in a tightly contested election dogged by ethnic allegiances and personality politics. The two men, who also faced 47

August 5, 2017 4:21 AM Speaker delivers lecture to mark formation of UGCC today

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, will today deliver a public lecture as part of activities marking the 60th anniversary of the formation of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC). The lecture which will focus on the topic “August 4 - Ghana’s Day of Destiny,” will also mark the establishment of the Aborigines Rights Protection 32

August 3, 2017 11:31 PM How Kenya election puts strain on ethnically mixed couples

Ethnicity plays a big part in Kenya's elections, with many people voting along communal lines, and occasional outbreaks of political violence in which people are targeted according to their ethnic background. This can make life difficult for mixed ethnicity couples, as the BBC's Dickens Olewe in Nairobi found ahead of next week's election. Naomi Wangui 55

August 2, 2017 2:11 PM Bursaspor interested in Ghanaian striker Patrick Twumasi

Ghanaian striker Patrick Twumasi has re-emerged on the radar of Turkish Super Lig side Bursaspor. Twumasi, who plays for Kazakh side Astana, is one of the hottest Ghanaian commodity in Europe. Bursaspor is reported to have upped their bid for the striker after Astana rejected an initial offer for the hugely talented striker. He will become the second 42

August 1, 2017 2:51 PM Hungary submits no application to host the European Banking Authority

23 cities of 21 countries applied to host the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) that are moving out of London due to exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. Despite earlier reports, no Hungarian city is among the applicants. The application procedure to host the two UK-based EU agencies, the European 33

August 1, 2017 11:51 AM People Think I’m Stupid Because Of The Roles I Play In Movies

Nigerian actor John Okafor, widely known as Mr Ibu – has confessed that many people see him as a ‘foolish’ and ‘stupid’ man due to the mere fact that he plays roles in movies designed to be that way. Okafor has built a career out of playing comedic roles in movies and it seems that has transcended the screen onto his real life. Even the name he’s most known 59