Former FIFA Council member gets soccer life ban for bribery

Africa 10/30/18, 15:30

Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi was banned from soccer for life on Tuesday after being filmed taking bribes by an undercover television program in Ghana.FIFA said its ethics committee judges found Nyantakyi guilty of bribery, corruption and conflict of interest.Nyantakyi was also fined 500,000 Swiss francs ($498,000), though it ...

Update: Ghana president defends Chinese investment

Africa 09/26/18, 10:22

The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local):10:15 a.m.Ghana's president is defending massive Chinese investment across Africa in the face of concerns about a possible "re-colonization of the African continent by a new power."President Nana Akufo-Addo says "it is obvious to us that the development trajectory we ...

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