Foreign News

US Embassy in Ghana outlines category of visa applicants to be hit by sanctions

US Embassy in Ghana outlines category of visa applicants to be hit by sanctions

February 1, 2019

The United States of America Embassy in Ghana will begin visa sanctions on Ghana on February 4, 2019, with the cessation of the issuance of non-immigrant visas to domestic employees of Ghanaian diplomats posted in the US. The Embassy in a statement said such non-immigrant visa applications will remain pending until the visa restrictions are […]

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Man City owner CFG leads US$115m Sapphire Sport investment

Man City owner CFG leads US$115m Sapphire Sport investment

January 29, 2019

Venture capital fund eyes investments in technology and digital sports startups. Manchester City owner City Football Group (CFG) has been named as the anchor investor in Sapphire Sport, a new US$115 million sport venture capital fund launched by Sapphire Ventures. Abu Dhabi-based CFG, which owns five other soccer clubs around the world, is joined by […]

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Jose Mourinho: An analogue manager in a digital world?

Jose Mourinho: An analogue manager in a digital world?

January 29, 2019

Guillem Balague is the host of BBC Radio 5 live’s Football Daily podcast on Thursdays covering European football. Here he gives his view on Jose Mourinho’s current standing in football management. Having been told by executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward that his tenure at Manchester United was at an end, an unshaven Jose Mourinho spent around an hour […]

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Venezuela crisis: Is Maduro or Guaidó in charge?

January 25, 2019

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself interim president, and the US is backing him.President Nicolás Maduro, who retains some other nations’ support, broke off relations with the US in response. ERNEST AHIABOR

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FIFA condemns undercover investigator killing

FIFA condemns undercover investigator killing

January 19, 2019

The world’s football governing body, FIFA is the latest to condemn the killing ofundercover investigator, Ahmed Hussein-Suale. Ahmed was shot and killed on Thursday while he was rushing to the hospital to visit his ailing child. He was shot thrice – twice in the chest and once in the neck – by assailants riding a motorbike in the […]

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Doctor and child killed as protests break out across Sudan

January 18, 2019

police fire tear gas as demonstrations calling for President Bashir’s resignation try to march on presidential palace. Protests broke out in several Sudanese cities on Thursday in some of the most widespread disturbances since unrest began on December 19. The capital, Khartoum, witnessed pitched battles between police and demonstrators, witnesses said. The Sudan Doctors’ Committee, […]

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Activists say a child and doctor killed in demonstrations against Omar al-Bashir

Activists say a child and doctor killed in demonstrations against Omar al-Bashir

January 18, 2019

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in cities across Sudan, including the capital, where activists said a child and a doctor were killed in clashes between police and protesters calling for the end of Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year-old rule. Thursday’s protests marked some of the most widespread disturbances since unrest began on 19 December. The […]

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Kenya Attack: At least 21 killed as Kenya hotel siege is declared over

January 17, 2019

Men armed with guns and explosives burst into a hotel complex in Nairobi, killing at least 21 people in an attack that lasted hours and ended Wednesday morning.  An American and a Briton were among the people killed when armed militants targeted the DusitD2 compound Tuesday, an upmarket cluster of shops and hotel facilities in the Kenyan […]

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Report – NAM1 could not raise the $1.4m bail set by Dubai court

January 15, 2019

Ghpage.com has received an update on the arrest of Nana Appiah Mensah, CEO of the embattled gold investment company, Menzgold by Dubai authorities for fraud. According to the report, NAM1 has not been able to fulfill the bail conditions set by a Dubai court hearing the fraud charges against him. NAM1’s bail amount was set […]

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China hopes to be growing potatoes on the moon ‘within 100 days’

China hopes to be growing potatoes on the moon ‘within 100 days’

January 15, 2019

However, cultivating the crop won’t be easy as temperatures on the lunar surface can go over 100 degrees Celsius (202 degrees Fahrenheit) in the day and drop to minus 100 degrees at night. CHINA hopes to be growing potatoes on the dark side of the Moon within the next 100 days, it’s been revealed. When […]

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