The Menagh air base was captured by Kurdish fighters last week

A Turkish assault on positions claimed by Kurdish fighters in northern Syria has continued into a second day. On Saturday, Turkey began shelling the militia, which it says is linked to the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). The YPG militia, which is based in Syria, has rejected a demand by... + continue reading

Teachers in Ghana

Teachers across the country have served notice they will withdraw their services by February ending if outstanding allowances due them remain unpaid. In a letter addressed to the National Labour Commission, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate... + continue reading

Obafemi Martins

Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins has joined Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua in a multi-million dollar deal, BBC Sport can reveal. The 31-year-old makes the switch from Seattle Sounders, where he scored 43 goals in 84 appearances for the MLS club he joined in March 2013. Martins was linked with a move... + continue reading

Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan has accused "speculative forces" of targeting the country's currency, the yuan. He said there was no reason for the yuan to keep depreciating in value and that China would not let international speculators dominate market sentiment. Mr Zhou's... + continue reading

Abraham Attah

Young Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah will present an award at the 2016 edition of the Academy Awards (Oscars). Abraham is among a number of personalities who have been named to present awards at the 88th edition of the awards on February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California... + continue reading

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