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Isaac Dogboe: Boxer’s struggle from Ghana to the UK and Madison Square Garden

Isaac Dogboe on meeting Prince Charles, sleeping in a gym and becoming world champion “My dad said ‘don’t phone your mum and tell her the problems we are going through’.” Boxer Isaac Dogboe is detailing a period of homelessness that pre-dated his rise to world champion. As he does so, his father Paul fights back tears just a few feet away. The 24-year-old, who describes himself as “born in Ghana, made in Britain”, can scarcely believe life has changed so much that he now gets to rub shoulders with Prince…

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Former Ghana FA president Nyantakyi banned for life by FIFA

ZURICH (Reuters) – Former Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi was handed a life ban from all football-related activities by FIFA on Tuesday following various violations of the governing body’s ethics code, including bribery and corruption. FILE PHOTO: The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Nyantakyi, a former member of FIFA’s General Council, was found guilty after being filmed by an investigative journalist in a hotel room appearing to take a $65,000 bribe from a supposed businessman…

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Melania Trump Africa trip: Reaction from Ghana, Kenya and Egypt

US First Lady Melania Trump is travelling to Africa for the first time this week, visiting Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt. But how do Africans feel about her visit? Our reporters in Accra, Nairobi and Cairo went to gauge opinion on the streets. Video Journalists: Sulley Lansah, Anthony Irungu and Marwa Nasser Source link

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