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January 3, 2018 6:23 AM Trump threatens stop to Palestinian aid over Jerusalem row

The US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are “no longer willing to talk peace”, President Trump said. On Twitter, Mr Trump said the United States received “no appreciation or respect” in return for its aid. He also said his controversial recognition of the contested city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital took the hugely divisive issue “off the table 54

December 31, 2017 1:52 PM Dozens killed in bus and lorry road crash in Kenya

At least 36 people have died in a head-on collision between a lorry and a Nairobi-bound bus on a notoriously dangerous road near Migaa in Kenya. Local officials said the accident happened at 03:00 (0:00 GMT), and the bus was speeding and in the wrong lane. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has ranked Kenya as one of the world’s worst countries for road safety 70

December 15, 2017 1:39 PM Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on 19 May 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding will be held on Saturday 19 May 2018, Kensington Palace has announced. The couple confirmed their engagement last month and said the ceremony would take place at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. The Royal Family will pay for the wedding, including the service, music, flowers and reception. Kensington Palace 90

December 15, 2017 10:19 AM Boakye-Yiadom picks up 2017 Red Star Belgrade Player of the Year

Black Stars forward, Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, was named Red Star Belgrade’s Player of the Year at the team’s annual gala held on Thursday. Yiadom was awarded for his good goal-scoring form in the 2017 calendar year. So far, he has scored 39 goals in 48 matches for the club. The matches have been across the Serbian league, Serbian Cup and the Europa League 83

December 1, 2017 7:54 AM Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes 67

November 2, 2017 7:31 AM Manchester United player Marouane Fellaini's reported 'visit' to Istanbul explained

Marouane Fellaini is out of contract at Man Utd next summer and has been linked with a move to Galatasaray or Besiktas. For a while, Manchester United supporters fretted that Marouane Fellaini had become the latest footballer to succumb to the social media craze of 'come to Besiktas'. Fortunately, that picture of 'him' in Istanbul was not of Fellaini 128

November 1, 2017 8:50 PM Stonebwoy requests to meet Akufo-Addo after Shatta Wale’s visit

Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy, after his arch rival’s visit to President Akufo-Addo, has requested to also pay a courtesy call on the First Gentleman. While he says he is proud of Shatta Wale’s achievement, he will equally like to meet the president. Shatta Wale on Wednesday visited the president at the Flagstaff House after he received an invitation from the First 65

November 1, 2017 6:04 PM Former Ghana & Ajax midfielder Yakubu dies

BENGALURU - Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday 217

November 1, 2017 5:45 PM Former Ghana and Ajax midfielder Abubakari Yakubu dies aged 35

Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday. 'We're sad to hear the death 140

November 1, 2017 4:36 PM New York truck attack: Driver 'inspired by Islamic State'

The man suspected of killing eight people in New York by driving a truck down a cycle lane was inspired by the Islamic State (IS) group, police say. New York Police's Deputy Commissioner John Miller said that notes in Arabic claiming the attack on behalf of IS were recovered from the scene in Lower Manhattan. The suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is an Uzbek 168