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February 7, 2018 4:04 PM Sarfo completes Saipa FC switch until 2019

However, the centre-back opted to sign for the Iranian giants on Tuesday after being offered $150,000, according to reports. “It’s true that I am in Iran and has joined Saipa FC. I believe I took the right decision for my career and life regardless the criticisms from a section of Ghanaians,” Sarfo said. “At the end of the day, your end will justify 32

February 7, 2018 7:14 AM Kuami Eugene admits using Sidiki’s song for ‘Confusion’

“I picked some elements from Kojo Antwi’s ‘Dadie Anoma,’ and Daddy Lumba and also took inspiration from Sidiki Diabaté’s ‘Fais moi Confiance.’ I didn’t steal the song, I only took an inspiration from them and I even credited all of them in the song,” the Angela hitmaker stated. Kwami further noted that what makes a good artiste is the ability to research 276

February 2, 2018 7:31 AM Cuba: Fidel Castro’s son ‘takes own life’

The 68-year-old son of Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro has died in Havana after taking his own life, according to Cuban state media. Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart was found on Thursday morning and is said to have suffered from depression. The first-born son of the late president was nicknamed “Fidelito”, or Little Fidel, because of the family resemblance 47

January 28, 2018 4:29 PM Chelsea 3-0 Newcastle: Batshuayi brace sees Blues into FA Cup fifth-round

Michy Batshuayi scored twice but went close to a hat-trick as Chelsea beat Newcastle United 3-0 to sail into the fifth round of the FA Cup. In talkSPORT’s live commentary game on Sunday afternoon, Batshuayi staked his claim for more first-team action with two first-half goals at Stamford Bridge. The Belgian is still on the peripheral in the Blues squad 60

January 27, 2018 3:11 PM Czech president Zeman wins second term

Czech President Milos Zeman has won a second five-year term in office following a tight run-off vote against rival Jiri Drahos. Mr Zeman, a pro-Russia and strident opponent of immigration, took 52% of the vote, narrowly beating Mr Drahos, a pro-EU academic with no prior political experience, Czech television reports. Saturday’s ballot was the second 60

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 53

January 23, 2018 8:14 AM Legendary musician Hugh Masekela dead

South African jazz legendary musician Hugh Masekela, has passed on at age 78. A statement from his family said Masekela died from protracted prostate cancer. “After a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer, he passed peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family,” the statement added. The family said his memorial burial 55

January 23, 2018 7:22 AM Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson’s diagnosis

Singer Neil Diamond has announced he will retire from touring, after a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Diamond, who turns 77 on Wednesday, cancelled his March tour dates for Australia and New Zealand on medical advice. In a statement, he said he took the decision “with great reluctance and disappointment”. “I have been so honoured to bring my shows 55

January 16, 2018 7:07 PM Kwame Dadzie writes: VGMA should award Elder Mireku this year [Article]

When I heard that Paapa Yankson had passed away last year, what I said to myself was: “ei, so this man would have gone without being honoured had the organisers of the VGMA chosen another person?” Paapa Yankson passed away few months after he had been honoured at the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement 262

January 15, 2018 11:09 AM Lebanese rape suspect granted bail

An Accra High Court has granted bail to the Lebanese national, Rabih Haddad, alleged to have raped his Ghanaian house help. According to the court presided over by Justice Kofi Dorgu, enough time has been given to the prosecution to gather evidence, but they have failed to do so, hence the decision. The accused person was granted bail to the tune of five hundred 55