Ghana’s Samuel Inkoom banned a year over agent debt

Fifa has handed Ghana international Samuel Inkoom a one-year ban from all football-related activity over money he owes a former agent. The ban will be lifted earlier if the defender pays the total outstanding amount he owes to Andy Evans.…

Botswana ex-president Masire dies

Former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire has died. He was 91. Reports on Friday indicated that Masire died on Thursday night after he was hospitalised last weekend in a critical condition. In a statement posted on Facebook, the…

Ford recalls over 15,000 cars in South Africa over fire risk

Ford Motor Co is recalling nearly 16,000 Ikon and Figo models in South Africa due to a potential fire risk, it said on Friday. The models were built between 2004 and 2012 in India, Ford said in a statement. "A power steering fluid leak…

Cameroon held by Australia in Confederations Cup

Cameroon's hopes of progressing to the next stage of the Confederations Cup in Russia were dented by a 1-1 draw with Australia on Thursday. The Indomitable Lions took the lead at the end of the first half when Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa…

Republicans lack votes to pass unveiled Senate health bill

US Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare, but a revolt by four conservatives put the bill in immediate jeopardy. Democrats formed a…

Liverpool sign Egypt’s Mohamed Salah for £34m

Liverpool have completed the 39m euro (£34m) signing of Roma's former Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian, 25, has signed a five-year deal and has been a prime target for manager Jurgen Klopp. At current exchange rates, the fee is…

Egypt extends state of emergency

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended a state of emergency declared after twin church bombings in April by jihadists, in a decree issued in the official gazette on Thursday. The renewed three-month state of emergency will start on…

Gambia’s police chief removed by President Barrow

Gambia's top police officer who was appointed by the country's former President, Yahya Jammeh has been replaced by President Adama Barrow. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Yankuba Sonko was Gambia's longest serving police chief after…