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EU fleshes out conditions for Brexit deal

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has warned of “serious consequences” if Britain would leave the EU without an agreement, as he spelled out the 28-nation bloc’s conditions for talks. Outlining the EU’s plan for Brexit negotiations, Michel Barnier told lawmakers in Brussels on Wednesday that there were three basic conditions to reaching an exit deal for Britain …

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Pakistan to meet Facebook over ‘blasphemy’ posts

Pakistan will punish social media companies that fail to take action against online blasphemy, the interior minister said, adding he requested a meeting with Facebook to discuss the issue. Pakistan’s government wants social media networks to remove material deemed insulting to Islam or the Prophet Muhammad, and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif last week warned those posting such content would be …

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Exiled Yahya Jammeh works on Equatorial Guinea farm ‘for the cameras’

Pictures of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh who is in exile in the Equatorial Guinea show him on a farm in the Central African country clearing the land. One of the pictures making rounds online since Tuesday shows Jammeh, clad in his usual all-white clothes, standing with a man believed to be Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo as …

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Multiple bomb blasts rock Nigeria’s Maiduguri

At least eight people have been killed in multiple suicide blasts along a highway in Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria, officials said. Two of those killed on Wednesday were civilians in a camp for displaced people on the outskirts of the city. Police said five adult, male suicide bombers detonated explosives. At the vast Muna camp, blasts triggered fires which burned …

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Give Black Stars job to a competent coach – Matthew Amoah urges GFA

Former Black Stars forward Matthew Amoah has called on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) the consider competence over nationality in their search for Avram Grant’s successor. There have been diverse views on the preferred choice for the Black Stars coaching role with many calling for a local coach. But in an interview with Starr Sports, Amoah said ” “Ghana need …

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Fred Pappoe insists under fire coach Attram has their support

Accra Great Olympics Board member Fred Pappoe maintains under fire coach Godwin Attram has their support to turn things around. The wonder club has endured a difficult start to the season- they are yet to win a game after match-day 8. Many believe player/coach Attram is not competent for the job and want management to get rid of him. But …

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Black Starlets to camp in Nigeria ahead of AJC in Gabon

The Black Starlets of Ghana will pitch camp in Nigeria to prepare for this year’s African Junior Championship in Gabon. Coach Paa Kwasi Fabin’s side is expected to leave the country next month to fine tune preparations ahead of the tournament. The Starlets will play a trial game with third-tier side Republicans today at their camping base in Prampram. Ghana …

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Why I deserve Ghana job – Dadzie

Former Ghana international Kuuku Dadzie has justified, but only by words, why he is the best of four local coaches to have applied for the vacant Black Stars job. The ex-defender, together with Bashir Hayford, Karim Abdul Razak, and Kwesi Appiah, is among a reported 95 coaches to have submitted their CVs to the Ghana Football Association for consideration. The …

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Asamoah Gyan to decide future next month

Several top clubs have been out on red alert after Al Ahli striker Asamoah Gyan revealed he will decide his future by the end of April. The 31-year-old will be a free agent at the end of the season when his loan deal expires at the Dubai-based side. The Ghana international, who is originally owned by Chinese side Shanghai SIPG, …

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Liquid Sports Ghana Launches 2016 Ghana Athlete of the Year Awards

Liquid Sports Ghana Launches 2016 Ghana Athlete of the Year Awards As part of its 5th year Anniversary celebrations, Liquid Sports Ghana has announced the second edition of the annual Ghana athletics award dubbed, the ‘Liquid Sports Ghana Athlete of the Year Awards’ to honour and give recognition to deserving Ghanaian athletes. Four categories of awards will be given during …

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