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October 19, 2017 3:52 AM Ghana to cut down on food imports as warehouse project starts

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the launch on Wednesday of his One-District One-Warehouse initiative at Ejura in the Ashanti Region marks the beginning of a drive to reduce huge food imports. The launch of the project was part of events to mark the 37th World Food Day by the United Nations under the theme, “Change the Future of Migration-Invest in Food Security 1

October 19, 2017 1:27 AM Carlos Hernandez asks Kevin Muscat to bring him back to Melbourne Victory

Former Melbourne Victory legend Carlos Hernandez has jokingly put his hand up to re-join the club in a post on their Facebook page. During Kevin Muscat's Facebook live televised press conference ahead of Friday's match against Adelaide United, Hernandez commented he was available if the Victory coach was keen. "Kevin Muscat Carlos is free," Hernandez 1

October 18, 2017 9:30 PM Amanda Staveley set to make quick bid for Newcastle United

Amanda Staveley is expected to launch a bid for Newcastle United, according to sources in the City, after the British businesswoman held a constructive meeting with the club’s hierarchy. Staveley, who runs PCP Capital Partners and is reported to control £28 billion of investments from the Middle East and China, is understood to be pushing for a speedy 2

October 18, 2017 6:35 PM UN envoy meets WSahara independence leaders in bid to restart talks

The new UN envoy for disputed Western Sahara, Horst Koehler, met leaders of an Algerian-backed independence movement Wednesday after visiting Morocco in a bid to get stalled peace talks back on track. Koehler, a former German president tasked by the United Nations in August with mediating the decades-old dispute, sat down with leaders from the pro-independence 1

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 18, 2017 6:15 AM How Manchester United should line up vs Benfica

Man Utd are back in action in the Champions League as they take on Benfica away in Lisbon, here's who could start for Jose Mourinho. Manchester United are looking to maintain their 100% record in the Champions League this season as they take on Portuguese side Benfica. Jose Mourinho and a 22-man squad travelled to Lisbon on Monday ahead of the third 1

October 18, 2017 4:12 AM Government urged to introduce non-custodial sentencing

Mr Jonathan Osei Owusu, the convener of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), has called on the Ghana government to immediately introduce a non-custodial sentencing policy as one to the drastic means to decongest the overcrowded prisons. Mr Owusu who is also Executive Director of POS Foundation, a human rights advocacy 2

October 17, 2017 9:32 PM Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho reveals stance on Paris St-Germain links

But ‘The Special One’ refused to commit to staying at United beyond his current contract before reiterating he has no plans to see out his illustrious managerial career at Old Trafford. Mourinho is 18 months into a three-year-deal that also has the option of a 12-month extension. No talks have taken place between him and club bosses about extending the contract 2

October 17, 2017 11:03 AM Kirkuk: Iraqi forces seize largest oilfields near city

Iraqi government forces have taken control of the two largest oilfields near the disputed city of Kirkuk after Kurdish forces left the area. A string of oilfields - vital to the Kurdish economy - have been seized by Iraqi troops since Monday. Troops have taken over sites, including Kirkuk city, in the wake of a Kurdish referendum on independence declared 4

October 16, 2017 11:22 PM Labour rejects Zuma’s statue in Owerri, demands its pull down

UNITED Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, has rejected the erection of statue of President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, in Owerri by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, including naming a street in the state capital after Zuma. While demanding that the statue be pulled down, ULC described honouring of Zuma by the governor as highly insensitive and contemptuous 2