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October 21, 2017 9:11 PM U17 World Cup: FIFA and LOC wary of poor ground conditions in Guwahati ahead of semi-final

Continuous rainfall for the past 36 hours rendered the field at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati almost unplayable ahead of the first 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup quarterfinal between Mali and Ghana on Saturday evening. But referee Mehdi Abid Charef and his team of officials thought otherwise and gave the green signal to go ahead with the game of football 1

October 21, 2017 4:53 PM Mali mentality masters Ghana in rain-soaked Guwahati

Mali didn't win merely a football match in Guwahati on a sodden Saturday evening -- they reached into their sturdiest core, amplified their strengths and went on to master conditions and opposition on a pudding of a pitch. In what looked like diabolical pitch on which to play a World Cup match, a 2-1 victory over Ghana has taken Mali into their second 1

October 21, 2017 8:49 AM 2017 FIFA U-17 world cup: Inspired by Pogba and Lingard, Mali aim to end Ghana's campaign

Mali look to do the treble this year but Ghana players ready to 'pay them back' in this all-African quarterfinal... "Pogba et Lingard?", asked this reporter in his limited knowledge of the French language. "Merci", this reporter thanked the Mali U17 player who clarified that it was indeed the Manchester United duo that inspired the Les Aiglonnets dressing 1

October 20, 2017 9:54 PM U17 World Cup: Inspired by Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, Mali aim to end Ghana's campaign

"Pogba et Lingard?", asked this reporter in his limited knowledge of the French language. "Merci", this reporter thanked the Mali U17 player who clarified that it was indeed the Manchester United duo that inspired the Les Aiglonnets dressing room to practice their celebration move from a snippet that emerged four days earlier on FIFA World Cup's official 1

October 19, 2017 10:47 AM Tindongo farmers benefit from ABL's solar powered irrigation systems

Accra Brewery Limited’s (ABL) Eagle Farmer Project has provided farmers in Tindongo, Upper East Region, with a solar-powered irrigation system, delivering on the company’s commitment to invest in a Growing World where everyone has the opportunity to improve their livelihood. The GHC 80,000.00 sustainable development initiative, which consists of a newly-constructed 3

October 13, 2017 7:09 AM Liberia election first results: Weah takes early lead

Monrovia - Former international soccer star George Weah has taken an early lead in Liberia's presidential election as the West African nation begins releasing provisional results. The National Election Commission data shared late on Thursday show Weah ahead in 14 of Liberia's 15 counties while Vice President Joseph Boakai leads in his home county, Lofa. With 20 candidates 8

October 11, 2017 1:30 PM I Prophesied Fire Disaster In 2017

Founder and leader of Glorious Word Ministry International, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah has said he prophesied last Saturday’s fire disaster at Atomic Junction during his 31st night church service last year. Though he didn’t specifically mention gas explosion, he said he predicted a fire disaster in 2017. Speaking on Accra-based Adom FM, Owusu Bempah said "On 31st December 14

October 9, 2017 8:32 AM Ghana records eight major gas explosions in three years

The most recent gas explosion occurred on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Atomic Junction near Madina, Accra. Two of the cases occurred in 2014, two in 2015, one in 2016 and three in 2017. In the Greater Accra Region, the six explosions were recorded at various places within the capital. On July 19, 2014, one person reportedly died, while five others sustained 8

October 7, 2017 9:34 PM 'Huge' blast at gas station rocks Ghana's Accra

Fire trucks and ambulances rushed to the site of a massive blast at a gas station at Accra's Atomic Junction. A massive explosion has gone off at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, according to witnesses. At least six fire trucks and several ambulances responded to Saturday's blast at Accra's Atomic Junction near the University of Ghana, a witness 7

October 6, 2017 3:01 PM Using indigenous knowledge for better agricultural policies

Wa, Oct. 5, GNA – Agriculture is the backbone of Ghana’s economy with about 80 per cent of total agricultural production attributed to smallholder farmers including women. These farmers are faced with issues of environmental degradation and poor soil fertility, due to climate change yet it is amazing how smallholder farmers are able to use their own knowledge 7