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November 18, 2018 3:30 PM Jordan Ayew returns to fire Ghana past Ethiopia

Jordan Ayew scored twice as Ghana took a step towards the Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 win away in Ethiopia to ease the pressure on coach Kwesi Appiah. Ayew scored twice in the first half to take the Ghanaians to six points, one behind Group F leaders Kenya having played a game fewer. Assuming suspended Sierra Leone are disqualified from resuming 83

November 13, 2018 12:28 PM Ayews' return not behind Asamoah's Ghana absence

The Ayew brothers' return to the Ghana squad is not the reason for Kwadwo Asamoah's withdrawal from the team, according to Black Stars assistant coach Maxwell Konadu. "It's never true that Kwadwo Asamoah faked his injury," Konadu told Otec FM [as per Goal]. "He didn't also pull out of the game against Ethiopia because the Ayew brothers are returning 94

November 2, 2018 2:33 PM Puel gives Amartey injury update

Ghana defender Daniel Amartey will be out for four months, Leicester City boss Claude Puel has confirmed. Amartey has undergone surgery after badly twisting his ankle in Leicester City's 1-1 draw against West Ham United last week. There were fears Amartey would be out for the rest of the season but Puel says he will now be out for four months after surgery 96

October 17, 2018 9:59 AM Factbox: Russian military cooperation deals with African countries

(Reuters) - Russia has signed at least 19 military cooperation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for annexing Crimea and stepped up efforts to diversify its economic and diplomatic partnerships. The agreements are typically valid for five years renewable and include Russian promises of hardware 89

October 7, 2018 3:43 AM In pictures: Melania Trump's whistle-stop Africa tour

Melania Trump visited a Kenyan elephant orphanage on Friday where she bottle-fed one of the babies. She was given one of them to adopt. The US First Lady's decision to wear a pith helmet on safari in Kenya has drawn criticism. The 19th Century headgear is seen by some as symbolic of colonial rule. Her tour began in Accra on Tuesday where she later took tea with Ghana's 852

October 6, 2018 1:23 PM Melania Trump criticized for wearing white pith helmet in Kenya during safari

First Lady Melania Trump paid a visit to a Texas facility housing migrant children separated from their parents. On her way to her plane she donned a jacket that said ‘I really don’t care, Do u?’ on the back. This is not the first time Trump’s fashion has been at the center of controversy. First lady Melania Trump has been criticized for wearing a white 147

October 6, 2018 12:07 PM U.S. First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. First Lady Melania Trump was welcomed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his wife, Entissar, on Saturday after she flew in from Kenya as part of her first solo African trip. She was scheduled to tour the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx before leaving for the United States later on Saturday. Melania Trump wore slacks and a tie as she stepped 75

October 4, 2018 1:17 PM Melania Trump continues Africa trip with stop in Malawi

Mrs. Trump arrived in the West African nation on Tuesday to open her first extended solo international tour. It's also her first visit to Africa. First lady Melania Trump continued her trip across Africa on Wednesday with a stop in Malawi. While in the country, Trump is scheduled to observe a local school's classes, meet teachers and give out textbooks 155

October 2, 2018 11:57 AM Melania Trump arrives in Ghana, 1st stop on Africa tour

Melania Trump has arrived in Ghana to open her first major solo international trip as U.S. first lady. She landed in the capital of Accra on Tuesday morning after an overnight flight from Washington and was welcomed to the West African nation with dancing and drumming and schoolchildren waving mini U.S. and Ghanaian flags. Ghana's first lady, Rebecca 109

October 1, 2018 10:04 AM Marriott International to increase its Africa hotels by 50 percent by 2023

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Marriott International (MAR.O) plans to increase its hotels in Africa by 50 percent in the next five years, opening new facilities in markets where it already operates and venturing into new ones like Mozambique, the company said on Monday. Global hotel chains have been increasing their investments in Africa in recent years to take advantage 92