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Guardiola slams ‘unacceptable’ Wenger treatment

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola labelled the recent treatment of under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger as “unacceptable”. Wenger has been widely criticised in the wake of his team’s 5-1 loss at Bayern Munich in the Champions League last-16 first leg. But Guardiola is unhappy with the way the Frenchman has been treated, in particular in the media, as speculation over …

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Church of England votes against gay marriage report

Members of the Church of England’s ruling body have voted not to “take note” of a controversial report on homosexuality and same-sex marriage. The report by the House of Bishops called for a “culture of welcome and support” for gay Christians. But it maintained that marriage in church should only be between a man and a woman, and services should …

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Andy Puzder withdraws nomination for labour secretary

US President Donald Trump’s choice for labour secretary has withdrawn from consideration on the eve of a long-delayed confirmation hearing. Andrew Puzder lost the support of several Republican senators after he admitted employing an illegal immigrant as a former housekeeper. The fast-food billionaire had been criticised for his remarks on women and employees at his restaurants. He was the first …

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US actor Ashton Kutcher urges end to child sexual exploitation

US actor Ashton Kutcher urges end to child sexual exploitation Actor and human rights campaigner Ashton Kutcher has urged US lawmakers to support efforts to help bring an end to child sexual exploitation. At a senate hearing on Wednesday, a visibly emotional Mr Kutcher said it was time for “society and government” to defend the vulnerable. He said that he …

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South Africa’s battle with armyworms

South African farmers are battling an alien armyworm invasion that has already caused devastation on their crops. The maize-destroying caterpillars have destroyed eight per cent of this farm. According to experts chemicals can be used to deal with the pest in its early stages, but after that it becomes much harder, and some populations of the fall armyworm have developed …

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Bayern wanted to finish Arsenal off – Robben

Bayern Munich went in for the kill after seeing Arsenal’s heads go down in the Champions League, according to Arjen Robben. The Gunners came from behind at the Allianz Arena to go into the break level at 1-1 in the first leg of the round-of-16 tie, but ended the match on the wrong end of a humiliating 5-1 defeat, their …

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Rockcare to invest GHS50,000 in tennis development

Rockcare Herbal Limited through their Alkamin Mineral Water brand is set to invest about GHS50,000 in tennis development through the National Ranking Tour. The company will headline the second edition of the National Ranking Tour which comes off between Monday, March 13, 2017, and Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Accra Sports Stadium. At a short ceremony to outdoor the …

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Don’t blame Nyantakyi for Black Stars woes – Dr. KK Sarpong

Former Chief Executive Officer of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Dr. Kofi Koduah Sarpong has called on Ghanaian not to blame FA Boss Kwesi Nyantakyi for the Black Stars inability to win the Africa cup of nation’s title in recent years. Nyantakyi has been under immense pressure since Ghana’s failure at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. A section of …

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We will use Accra Sports stadium to premiere movies for funds – Joe Kppenge

Director-General of the National Sports Authority Joe Kpenge has revealed that his outfit will be using the Accra Sports stadium to premiere movies to generate funds. Currently, the body mandated to run and develop sports in Ghana is going through a huge financial crisis and this has called for management’s decision to use the edifice to generate some revenue. “We …

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I’m not worried over CAF’s snub – Referee Laryea

Ghanaian Referee Daniel Laryea says he is not worried after being snubbed by CAF for the 2017 Africa under 20 Youth championship slated for Zambia. A list released by the continent’s football governing body on Tuesday indicated that no referee from Ghana was named for the event. 12 centre referees and 14 assistants have been named by CAF. Ghana has …

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