‘Dumsor’ goes on Wikipedia

‘Dumsor’ goes on Wikipedia

Over the weekend, ‘Dumsor’ found its way to Wikipedia – a free online encyclopedia. Wikipedia defined ‘dumsor’ as: “… a popular Ghanaian term used to describe persistent electric power outages which has resulted due to the insufficient power production to meet the population growth of the country.” According to Wikipedia, “the term started gaining prominence late in 2012 when the Electricity Company of Ghana started a load shedding exercise...

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'Catch me if you can': Wanted man taunts police on their own Facebook page

'Catch me if you can': Wanted man taunts police on their own Facebook page

A wanted man has taunted police on their own Facebook page, telling officers: "Catch me if you can". Police are searching for Logan Rhys James, of Caerphilly, south Wales, after he was recalled to prison for breaching his licence conditions. Gwent Police posted a mugshot of the 19-year-old, who had been released early from his prison sentence for affray, on Facebook in a bid to find him. But a...

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BOXING: Mayweather-Pacquiao Update

BOXING: Mayweather-Pacquiao Update

  Regarding a report by the London Telegraph that the superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao was a done deal, which was picked up and reported by many major media outlets, Showtime Sports boxing exec Stephen Espinoza took to Twitter to issue a flat-out denial. TMZ also famously jumped the gun a few weeks ago with a premature report. REPORT The two have been locked in years of...

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SHOCKING: Freddy Adu now promotes nightclubs @ age 25

SHOCKING: Freddy Adu now promotes nightclubs @ age 25

Ghanaian-born American soccer star, Fred Adu has now  turned to promoting nightclubs after struggling to find a new football  club in Europe. He was given a professional contract by DC United at just 14 and tipped to be football’s next big superstar. But now aged 25, Freddy Adu is without a club and working as a nightclub promoter to make ends meet. Adu, a total legend on computer game...

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Athletics: Usain Bolt to retire after 2017 Worlds Championships in London

Athletics: Usain Bolt to retire after 2017 Worlds Championships in London

  Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt says he will retire from athletics after the 2017 World Championships in London. The 28-year-old six-time Olympic gold medallist also says that he will just focus on the 100m in 2017. Bolt had suggested that the Rio Games in 2016 would be his last major championship, but he now appears to have changed his mind to make a return to London. "That was the...

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Ligue 1: Ayew brothers grab goals for clubs

Ligue 1: Ayew brothers grab goals for clubs

Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew both found goals for their respective clubs in France over the weekend after the pair returned from the 2015 African Nations Cup in Equatorial Guinea. Jordan came on in the second half for Lorient and scored in their 1-1 home draw with Olympique Lyon at the Stade Moustoir. The forward met a cross from the right from Benjamin Jeannot and sent it past Lyon...

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Hearts beat AS Police in CAF Confederations Cup

Hearts beat AS Police in CAF Confederations Cup

Accra Hearts of Oak beat AS Police 1-0 in the first round of the CAF Confederations Cup . The match was played at the Accra Sports Stadium and the home side found the breakthrough in the second half when striker Selassie Adjei scored from a corner. The Phobians could not add to the score and the result stayed same after 90 minutes. Speaking after the match, Hearts coach Herbert...

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Real Madrid extend La Liga lead with Deportivo win

Real Madrid extend La Liga lead with Deportivo win

Real Madrid extended their La Liga lead to four points as goals from Isco and Karim Benzema saw off Deportivo La Coruna at the Bernabeu. However, it was not a vintage Real display in the final match before they resume the defence of their Champions League crown in midweek, at Schalke. Real’s Cristiano Ronaldo missed from one yard, while he and Gareth Bale were both denied by the bar...

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West Ham FA Cup defeat at West Brom leads to apology for fans

West Ham FA Cup defeat at West Brom leads to apology for fans

West Ham chairman David Gold and goalkeeper Adrian both apologised to the travelling supporters following the Hammers’ 4-0 FA Cup loss at West Brom. The visitors conceded two goals in each half and finished with 10 men after substitute Morgan Amalfitano was sent off after 70 minutes. Gold tweeted: “I feel sorry for myself but most of all I feel sorry for the thousands of travelling West Ham fans.”...

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Coach Dramani told to proceed on leave

Coach Dramani told to proceed on leave

After a  shocking 1-2 defeat to Ashgold in the Ghana Premier League, the management of Kumasi Asante  Kotoko have asked  coach Mas-Ud Didi Dramani to proceed on leave, Asempa Sports understands. Dramani is said to be angry with the latest decision and has dared the management team to take a definite decision on his long-term future. Kotoko find themselves in a tricky situation as the dismissal of the coach...

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