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Gambia’s gets first visually impaired female MP

Gambia President Adama Barrow has appointed a visually impaired woman as a member of the country’s 53-seat National Assembly. This appointment makes Ndey Yassin Secka-Sallah the first female visually impaired member of the country’s National Assembly. Ndey Yassin Secka-Sallah who is a former broadcaster at the Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) was appointed early April as one of the …

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Abedi Pele endorses Decathlon Ghana

Legendary African footballer Abedi Ayew Pele has backed newly established sportswear company Decathlon to succeed in Ghana Speaking at the public launch of the biggest sportswear shop in West Africa,the ex-Marseille attacker welcomed Decathlon to Ghana, stating that he expects them to thrive in Ghana since their presence here provides an answer to the challenge of having world class sporting …

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Universal Merchant Bank supports McDan Tennis

Fast growing financial institution, Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has rallied massive support for this year’s McDan open tennis championship which ended on Saturday. Last Friday, the bank made a special cash (undisclosed) presentation to the organizers of the tournament at its Airport head office, Accra. Director of Marketing and Communication, UMB Yvonne Botchwey said at the press briefing that her …

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Kevin-Prince Boateng enters double digits of goals for the season

The Ghanaian striker scored his tenth goal of the season as Las Palmas drew against Alaves in La Liga on Sunday evening It has undoubtedly been the best ever season for Kevin-Prince Boateng as he netted his 10th goal of the season for Las Palmas in a 1-1 draw with Alaves on Sunday. In his 26th appearance this season (23 …

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Nunoo Mensah donates to GOC

President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Ben Nunoo Mensah, has presented a brand new motorbike worth GH?3,600 to his outfit’s Secretariat. The motorbike was received on behalf of the GOC by the Treasurer, Frederick Otu Lartey. According to the President, the donation was aimed at facilitating movements and running of administrative duties of the GOC’s messenger on daily basis. …

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Chelsea’s Kante named PFA player of the year

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante was named player of the year by the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) on Sunday, adding another chapter to the remarkable story of a player who was plying his trade in the French sixth tier a few seasons ago. The 26-year-old France midfielder, who joined Chelsea from English champions Leicester City before the season started, is the fourth …

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Champions League semi-final draw: Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid, Juventus to play Monaco

Reigning European champions Real Madrid will play neighbours Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semifinals. Eleven-time European champions Real, who eliminated Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals, could become the first club in the Champions League era to win the competition in successive seasons. The Madrid clubs have met in the Champions League final in two of the last three years, …

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Egypt: ‘World’s heaviest woman’ loses half her weight after surgery

Egyptian Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, reputed to be the world’s heaviest woman has reportedly lost 250kg after undergoing surgery in an Indian hospital. At the time of her admission, she weighed over 500kg. The Times of India reports that the 36-year-old is now able to fit into a customized wheelchair and to sit for longer periods. Earlier in March …

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Nigeria charges 53 over ‘gay wedding’

Prosecutors in the northern Nigeria state of Kaduna have charged a group of 53 people with conspiring to celebrate a gay wedding. The accused, arrested last Saturday, have denied the allegations, with their lawyers saying they were illegally detained. The court released the group on bail and the case was remanded to 8 May. Homosexual acts are banned in socially …

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Crocodile eats South African hunter

DNA tests on the carcass of a crocodile shot in Zimbabwe have confirmed that it contains the remains of a missing South African hunter, an investigator has told the BBC. Scott Van Zyl was killed last week on the banks of the Limpopo river, said Sakkie Louwrens, director of a South-African crime-fighting NGO. He said Mr Van Zyl disappeared during …

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