Ex-Sports Minister backs Anthony Baffoe to excel in new CAF role

Former Sports Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpauye has backed Anthony Baffoe to excel in his new role as Deputy General Secretary of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). According to Vanderpuye Baffoe’s appointment did not come as a surprise to him because the former defender deserves to be a key member of the continent’s football governing body. Advertisement Baffoe, 52, […]

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Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe ‘resigns’

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda says. The surprise announcement came as lawmakers debated an impeachment motion against the 93-year-old leader in a joint sitting of parliament. Mr Mugabe had previously refused to resign despite last week’s military takeover, and days of protests against his rule. Advertisement He has been in […]

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Zimbabwe MPs begin Mugabe impeachment hearing

The Zimbabwean parliament has started impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe. Mr Mugabe, who has been in power since independence in 1980, is accused of allowing his wife to “usurp constitutional power” by trying to position her as his successor. The motion to remove him is supported by Mr Mugabe’s own Zanu-PF party. Advertisement Mr […]

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Photos : NPP leadership signs KABA’s Book of Condolence

A New Patriotic Party  delegation  led by the party’s Chairman Freddy Blay on Tuesday signed a book of condolence opened at Multimedia HQ in honour of the late Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong, popularly called KABA, who died Saturday morning at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. The delegation included John Boadu, who is acting General Secretary,  National […]

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Artisans at Cable and Wireless protest Ghana Post eviction order

The artisans at Cable and Wireless in Bubuashie a suburb of Accra are protesting plans by  the Ghana Post Company to evict them. The members of the National Artisans & Traders Union of Ghana (NATUG) want President Akufo-Addo to intervene in the situation. The postal service has mounted eviction notice boards on the land occupied by scores of […]

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Morocco extend Herve Renard’s contract until 2022

Morocco have extended the contract of their head coach Herve Renard until February 2022, according to the country’s football federation. Renard, 49, who took charge of the Atlas Lions in February 2016, helped Morocco reach the 2018 World Cup finals this month – their first since 1998. The French tactician has been set the targets of winning the […]

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Commission for creation of new regions begins sittings as petitioners enter with maps

Six petitioners are expected to make their case for the creation of new regions, as the Commission of Enquiry set up for this purpose begins a month-long sitting. Buoyed by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s campaign promise to create four new regions, petitioners for new regions have come from the Volta, Northern, Western and […]

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Google to ‘derank’ Russia Today and Sputnik

Google is to “derank” stories from Kremlin-owned publications Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik in response to allegations about election meddling by President Putin’s government. Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt said the search giant needed to deal with the spread of misinformation. RT has been described by US intelligence agencies as “Russia’s state-run propaganda machine”. The publications […]

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