In a country where sport and education are traditionally dominated by men, the Right to Dream football academy is helping young women to excel at both
British fans have witnessed the talent of several Ghanaian footballers, such as Tony Yeboah of Leeds in the 1990s, or currently André Ayew of Swansea City. They hail from a tradition of footballing excellence that led to Ghana's national side coming within a handball of the World Cup semi-finals in South Africa in 2010.
Sarpong first worked at Kiss FM and then as a presenter on T4. In 2008 she hosted Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday celebrations in Hyde Park. She now appears on programmes such as 'Celebrity Juice' and 'Loose Women'
Ghana's economic boom took a blow from tumbling oil prices, but an energetic group of people is picking up the pieces in Accra.
The lowdown on all of the teams in Group G
The Uruguyan will hope to continue his strong run of form when the Cottagers visit Anfield today
'I work so much and make so much but I don't feel like I have quite done it'
Chelsea continue to add to their squad in this transfer window with the purchase of yet another wideman, Ghana winger Christian Atsu.
Theresa May is pressing ahead with a controversial scheme to force visitors from “high-risk” countries in Asia and Africa to pay a “security bond” of £3,000 before they are allowed into Britain.
Fancy laying your head down one last time in a Coca-Cola bottle? Or an aeroplane? You name it you can be buried in it, says Paul Bignell
Shall we agree to agree that art’s pretty lightweight when all’s said and done? That it’s jokey fluff and flummery for the most part? Life’s certainly a fun house over at the Turner Prize this year.
Striker faces suspension after controversial night in Chile
The midfielder is on loan until the end of the current season
Jordan Ayew gets the club's third dismissal in two games
Arsenal midfielder currently on loan with Fulham
Five crew members have been killed, and a further three injured after a lifeboat fell into the sea from a cruise ship tied up at the port of Santa Cruz in the Canary Islands.