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Children 5 -17 years exposed to dangerous chemicals
Business

Over 74,200 children identified in mining

Over 74,200 children have been identified to be working under hazardous conditions in small-scale mining and at quarry sites, the 2014 Child Labour Report of the Ghana Living Standards Survey (GLSS6, 2014), has revealed. According to the report, the children,who are between five and 17 years, are exposed to mercury […]

Neymar
Soccer

Neymar to serve two-year prison sentence

Spanish prosecutors have called for Barcelona forward Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from his Brazilian club Santos in 2013. Judge Jose Perals also called for a five-year sentence for former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and a fine […]

Black Queens
Soccer Sports

Nigeria held to draw by Ghana at women’s Nations Cup

Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw as Ghana fought back from a goal down in their women’s Africa Cup of Nations match on Wednesday. The Super Falcons took the lead when Asisat Oshoala challenged for a header and the ball bounced in off Ghana’s Portia Boakye. But three minutes […]

Bruce Arena
Soccer Sports

United States: Bruce Arena named coach to succeed Jurgen Klinsmann

  Bruce Arena has been appointed United States head coach for a second time, succeeding Jurgen Klinsmann, who was sacked on Monday. The American, 65, who is leaving LA Galaxy to take up the post, led his country to the 2002 World Cup quarter-finals in his first spell in charge. […]

Kotoko defeat All Stars 2-0 to set-up clash with Hearts
Soccer Sports

Kotoko defeat All Stars 2-0 to set-up clash with Hearts

Kumasi Asante Kotoko booked a date with bitter rivals Accra Hearts of Oak in the semi-finals of the GHALCA G6 competition after defeating Wa All Stars 2-0 on Monday Night. The Porcupine Warriors scored both goals in the second half of a game they dominated. Emmanuel Gyamfi fired in the […]

Jurgen Klinsmann
Soccer Sports

Jurgen Klinsmann sacked as United States coach

Former Germany player and boss Jurgen Klinsmann has been sacked as coach of the United States. The 52-year-old, who won the World Cup as a player with Germany in 1990, took over as US boss in 2011. “We remain confident we have quality players to help us advance to Russia […]

Mr. Victor Boafo (Right), Sec. of the Asanteman Assoc. of Chicago, presenting one of the multi-functioning obstetric beds
Africans Abroad

Asanteman Association of Chicago adopts KATH Maternity Ward

The Asanteman Association of Chicago and Midwest in the USA, an association of people of Asante origin living in the USA, has adopted the A2 Ward of the Maternity Block of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi. The ward, which was constructed over 60 years ago and had […]

Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to freeze body
Health

Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to freeze body

A 14-year-old girl who wanted her body to be frozen so she could be brought back to life, won an historic legal fight shortly before her death. The girl, who was terminally ill with a rare cancer, was supported in her wish to be cryogenically preserved by her mother – […]

128,000 Premature babies born every year in Ghana
Health

128,000 Premature babies born every year in Ghana

Ghana has been recording about 128,000 premature births every year, and doctors are advocating cost effective care to save them from dying. Dr. Rita Fosu-Yeboah, a Paediatrician, said 75 per cent of deaths among them was preventable. It was important to make deliberate effort to teach health workers and mothers […]

Avram Grant
Soccer Sports

I won’t quit — Avram Grant

Head Coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant, has lashed out at critics, calling for his resignation after failing to beat Egypt in the 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Alexandria, Egypt. The Black Stars are without a win in 2018 World Cup qualification, after drawing 0-0 at home in […]