Author: Nana Essel

Chris Wilder chats to Sky Sports about expectation levels following his start to managerial life at Middlesbrough, Isaiah Jones, Sol Bamba and more following his Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month award for December. Where Chris Wilder goes, success usually follows. You can feel the swell of optimism building around Middlesbrough as a result. Boro have charged into 2022 on the cusp of the play-off places. A push for the top two is by no means out of the equation either. The man who took Sheffield United back into the Premier League in 2019 is feeling good. “There were…

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Singer eShun’s maturity was put to test after a social media troll tried to compare her against her colleague singer MzVee. The internet troll who goes by the name Helina Clottey told eShun she couldn’t compare herself to MzVee when it comes to fame and beauty. She went ahead to say eShun should detach the “Queen” she has added to her name because she is not worth it. But eShun surprisingly handled the troll on a peaceful note. She wrote: Unfortunately, some people might hate you for no reason. Well, in a handful of nuts, there could be a bad nut.…

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A cryptocurrency CEO has become one of the richest people on Earth. Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, who runs the crypto exchange Binance, has joined the ranks of the world’s top billionaires, with an estimated net worth of at least $96 billion, according to new calculations from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index published Monday. Zhao’s projected fortune now rivals that of Oracle (ORCL) founder Larry Ellison and surpasses that of Mukesh Ambani, the Indian tycoon whose fortune has also soared over the last two years. The ascent of the Chinese-Canadian entrepreneur is emblematic of the rapid creation of wealth in the fast-moving world of digital currencies. Last year, other crypto founders also…

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or more than a decade, Nancy Richards Farese has been capturing heartwarming images of children around the world, from Burkina Faso to Honduras, Ethiopia to Spain. Throughout her travels, the American photographer has observed a common trait that seems to transcend cultures: “They play,” she said on a video call from Boston, “despite what’s going on.” There is perhaps no better illustration of this than Farese’s pictures from the sprawling refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, home to hundreds of thousands of people displaced by Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis. Amid the hardship, she documented children blowing pinwheels and pulling a water jug as a…

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Veteran actor, Psalm Adjetefio, popularly known as  ‘T. T.’ is back with another plea. His most recent spell in the media was when he was unable to raise money to pay for his rent in September, 2021. Scores of donations poured in from philanthropists, including a notable gesture from Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia. He was presented with ¢50,000 from the office of the Vice President to ameliorate his plight. Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey also committed a monthly ¢1,500 out of his parliamentary salary to ensure his well-being. Even before Ghanaians thought things were beginning to look up for…

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A court case involving members of the Zulu royal family is set to begin on Tuesday in an ongoing succession battle for the throne. The royal feud followed the death in March last year of King Goodwill Zwelithini from diabetes-related complications at the age of 72. The late king had picked his third wife Queen Dlamini-Zulu as his successor because she was the only wife with royal blood – but her death soon after triggered a power struggle over the succession. She had designated Prince Misuzulu, her son and the eldest son of the king – as successor to the…

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Public advocacy group, FixTheCountry Movement, is leading a petition for the removal of the EC Chairperson, Jean Mensa and her two deputies; Dr Bossman Eric Asare and Samuel Tettey. In a statement signed by the lead petitioner, Oliver Barker-Vormawor and issued on Monday, the group said its call is over the disenfranchisement ofSantrokofi, Akpafu, Lolobi and Likpe (SALL) residents in the 2020 Parliamentary elections. To this effect, it has presented a 24-paged petition with 19 appendixes to the President. A total of 46 individuals comprising “lawyers, academics, students, public and private sector employees, unemployed and homeless Ghanaians, and cuts across…

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The General Overseer of Wings of Blessings Africa Church, James Mugo has reportedly landed in the hospital after he was allegedly beaten up by members of his church.⁣ According to reports, the Kenyan pastor had demanded ksh.4200 (approximately 16 thousand naira) from every member of the church on New Year eve service to offer prayers to God for them to unlock the new year’s blessing The clergyman then went on to threaten the members that failure to pay the money, would lead to a cursed 2022. Angered by the demands of the pastor, an argument ensued which reportedly led to the…

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A general nurse has earned the admiration of many people after she assisted a pregnant woman to deliver twins in a taxi. Juliet Acheampong who is said to be a worker at the Obom Health Centre recounted that she was called upon in a state of emergency to help her neighbour who was in labour. On the way to the hospital, the woman who was then in labour was said to have expressed the desire to ease herself. It was during that moment that the nurse realised that one of the babies was coming out with its hands instead of…

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Sofiane Boufal’s late strike gave Morocco a 1-0 victory over Ghana in a drab Africa Cup of Nations Group C opener at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo on Monday. The Black Stars and the Atlas Lions looked to be heading for a point apiece from a match that was lacking in entertaining until Boufal popped up with an 83rd-minute winner in Yaounde. Morocco captain Romain Saiss failed to take a good chance to open the scoring when he nodded Boufal’s fizzed free-kick over the bar a few minutes before the end of a poor first half The quality did not improve after…

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