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Trump expected to sign executive orders on immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign several executive orders on Wednesday restricting immigration from Syria and six other Middle Eastern or African countries, according to several congressional aides and immigration experts briefed on the matter. In addition to Syria, Trump’s orders are expected to temporarily restrict access to the United States for most refugees. Another order will block …

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Yellow fever cases rise in Brazil

Health officials in Brazil say there has been a sharp rise in the cases of yellow fever in the country. They said there had been 63 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne illness so far this year, up from seven in the whole of 2016. Most of the cases have been in rural areas of Minas Gerais state, a Ministry of …

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White House doubles down on Trump’s voter fraud claim

The White House on Tuesday stuck firmly to President Donald Trump’s claim that millions of people voted illegally in the November election, but provided no evidence to back up his assertion. Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said the president “does believe” that he lost the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton only because of widespread illegal ballots. “He believes what he …

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AFCON 2017: Ghana to face Morocco or DR Congo in quarter-finals

Ghana will play DR Congo or Morocco in the quarter-final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after the two sides confirmed their places in the last eight on Tuesday night. The Black Stars will play Morocco if they are able to hold Egypt at least to a draw in Wednesday’s last Group D match in Port Gentil. …

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Asiamah has shown maturity in dealing with the stars bonus issue

Though he is not yet ushered into office, he has achieved what Napoleon or his immediate predecessor couldn’t do in 8 months. Sports minister-designate, Hon.Isaac Kwame Asiamah has proven to all and sundry that, the work of a sports minister is not about leaking some important meetings to some radio stations.Too much talking and bluffing is not one of the …

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Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan not after personal glory at AFCON

Black stars skipper Asamoah Gyan reiterates his love for the national team insisting he not chasing any personal glory but the national interest. Gyan who scored his 8th goal equaled Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o’s AFCON goal record with a powerful header against the Eagles of Mali has watered down claims that he is looking forward to set a new record in …

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No more cash bonuses for Stars – Isaac Asiamah

A new comprehensive bonus structure is to be put in place for the Black Stars and all national football teams, including other sporting disciplines, in order to avert agitations over unpaid bonuses as it occurred during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The minister-designate for Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, told the media in Port Gentil that a new …

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‘Africa’s best’ Papa Bakary Gassama to referee Ghana-Egypt match

Gambian Papa Bakary Gassama has been named as the referee to officiate the final Group D game between Ghana and Egypt at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. Gassama, Caf’s best referee for 2016, was the man at the center of affairs in the 2016 Champions League final between Mamelodi Sundowns and Zamalek. He was adjudged the best …

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Hearts of oak will win GPL title next season – Frank Nelson

Management member of Accra Hearts of Oak Frank Nelson is of a strong view the team can win the 2016/17 Ghana Premier League season. Hearts of Oak have failed to win the domestic League title since 2008. The Phobians who are undoubtedly one of the two most successful Clubs in the country are yet to win any silverware since 2013 …

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Ex-Hearts defender Owusu Bempah mutually part ways with Bechem United

Former Hearts of Oak defender Joseph Owusu Bempah has mutually terminated his contract with Bechem United, multiple reports in the media have hinted. The player is said to have landed himself a new deal with a foreign Club hence parting ways with the FA Cup Champions weeks after signing a two-year deal with the Club. Bempah left Hearts of Oak …

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