Jose Mourinho sacked; Accra roads are the most dangerous in Ghana

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Chelsea sack Jose Mourinho

Chelsea have sacked manager Jose Mourinho,bringing to an end to the second term of the Portuguese manager. Even though Mourinho guided the Blues to the title in impressive fashion last season,he has failed to get the best out of the team  this season,with the team languishing in 16th position on the league table. Mourinho is expected to be paid a year's salary as pay off whilst Dutch coach Guus Hiddink is expected to see off the rest of the season.

Accra roads are the most dangerous in Ghana

Over a third of all reported road crashes and casualties in Ghana this year happened in Accra, National Road Safety Commission statistics show. The provisional statistics, released to show up until November 2015, there were a total of 9904 recorded road crashes in Ghana, of those 1250 were fatal, killing a total of 1489 people, while nationality 8460 people were injured.On Accra's roads, 277 people died and 2000 were injured.


Peter Mac Manu leads NPP campaign team

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has named former National Chairman, Peter Mac Manu, to lead the party’s 2016 campaign team.Former General Secretary and Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere, Dan Botwe is also part of the campaign team as the Campaign Strategist whiles Boakye Agyarko is the Policy Adviser.

Large cash sums frozen by Switzerland

Millions of Swiss francs in bank accounts belonging to world soccer's governing body Fifa have been frozen, the Swiss justice ministry has said.US officials believe "corruption money" may have been transited through the frozen accounts, the ministry said. Between 50m and 100m Swiss francs ($50.1m-100.2m; £34m-£67m) has been frozen, media reports say.


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