Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

PL roundup: Morata nets hat-trick, City cruise, United edge Saints


Burnley 0-0 Huddersfield Town It was a game of few chances at Turf Moor as Burnley and Huddersfield played out a goalless draw. Neither side registered a shot on target in the first half, but Huddersfield’s Tom Ince and Laurent Depoitre came relatively close in the second. Burnley’s strike force failed to turn up in the game and the result ...

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Chelsea agree deal with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa


Chelsea have announced they have agreed to sell striker Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid. Sources indicate Atletico will pay more than £50m for the Spain international, who will now have a medical in Madrid and discuss personal terms. Chelsea will not be subsiding his wages after he has signed for Atletico. A Chelsea statement read: “Chelsea Football Club has today ...

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Quality education most vital SDG goal for Africa’s dev’t – Nana Addo

Nana Addo at Bloomberg event

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his belief in the crucial role of education in the development of the African continent. Speaking at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, Nana Addo stated that, ensuring universal access to education for all children on the continent within the next two decades, will ...

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Real Madrid dominate FIFPro XI shortlist with 12 nominated


Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the only England player on the 55-man shortlist for the Fifpro World XI. Thirteen Premier League players are shortlisted, with Wales and Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale the only other British player nominated. Real are the best represented team with 12 current players and La Liga the most common league with 23. The final XI will be ...

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I didn’t sanction payment for ‘useless’ ambulances – Ato Forson

Ranking Member on Parliament's Finance Committee, Cassiel Ato Forson

Former Deputy Finance Minister, Cassiel Ato Forson,  has denied media reports suggesting that he sanctioned the purchase of some ambulances that were declared unfit to be used for that purpose. The country incurred a $2.4 million loss after 30 ambulances were procured in 2014 by the Ministry of Health, but were later found to be faulty. With 200 ambulances originally supposed to ...

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Two persons fined GH¢480 each for sanitation offences

court, gavel

The magistrate at the Ablekuma Central District of the Sanitation and Motor Court, Her Ladyship Linda Emmisah, has fined two people, Samuel Dodoe and Esther Opoku, both residents of Mataheko, an amount of 480 Ghana cedis each, last Friday. According to the prosecutor, Madam Patience Geraldo, Samuel Dodoe, 54, was summoned because of the absence of a toilet facility in ...

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Ex-Man Utd defender Ferdinand to launch pro boxing career


Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football. The 38-year-old’s move into the ring is being backed by betting company Betfair, which announced the news on Tuesday. Former Manchester United and England defender Ferdinand works as a TV pundit and he has his own clothing line. “I’m doing this because it’s a ...

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Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer ruled out until January


Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot. The 31-year-old World Cup winner sustained the same injury to the same foot in April and suffered a repeat in training on Monday. Bayern are in the same Champions League group as Celtic and Neuer will miss their remaining five games. “The operation ...

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Hatua Solutions Ltd rebrands as Hatua Tech Ltd.


Hatua Solutions, a provider of IT services for enterprise organizations and the public sector, has announced that the company will begin operating under a new trade; Hatua Tech Ltd. The new name takes effect from 1st September 2017. The company has by this revealed a new identity and a redesigned website; which prominently features the company’s focus on innovation ...

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Manchester clubs favourites for Premier League title – Terry Butcher


Former Sunderland manager, Terry Butcher has tipped either of the Manchester clubs to win this season’s Premier League title. Manchester City and Manchester United have enjoyed strong starts to their league campaigns with four wins and a draw in their first five games. Both sides have been very prolific up front and have conceded just two goals each so far ...

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