Armed men in military uniform raid Ghana opposition party HQ

2015-11-24 13:50

Armed men in military uniform have raided the headquarters of Ghana’s main opposition party in an attack that raises political tension one year ahead of a presidential election that is likely to be closely fought.

Ghana doctors union to suspend three-week strike

2015-08-22 16:09

Doctors in Ghana will suspend a three-week strike they called to press for better conditions of service, the Ghana Medical Association says.

Ghana's ruling party reclaims parliamentary seat in by-election

2015-07-08 12:29

Ghana’s ruling party has reclaimed a parliamentary seat from the main opposition in a closely contested by-election seen by both parties as a referendum on President John Mahama's rule ahead of a national election in 2016.

West African leaders consider new force to fight Boko Haram

2015-01-17 10:33

West African leaders are considering creating a military force to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants and will hold a regional summit next week to discuss the issue.

Ghana avoid SWC boycott

2014-06-24 21:40

Ghana President John Mahama has reportedly intervened in a financial dispute in a bid to avert a boycott of their match against Portugal.

AngloGold's Ghana mine unsustainable

2013-08-20 10:13

The cost structure at AngloGold Ashanti's flagship Ghana gold mine, Obuasi, is unsustainable, CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan says.

Aid pours into Ghana

2013-01-08 22:16

The European Union has disbursed almost €16m to Ghana's government, a day after the West African country ushered in new leadership.

Ghana's newfound oil focus of poll campaign

2012-12-05 14:37

Ghana's presidential election is set to be the country's first since a much heralded start of oil production in 2012 and the hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue that came with it.

Hillary Clinton arrives in Ghana

2012-08-10 07:49

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in Ghana to attend the funeral of president John Atta Mills as she nears the end of a 10-day African tour.

Ghana swears in new VP

2012-08-07 07:54

Former central bank governor Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has been sworn in as Ghana’s new vice president after his nomination was approved by parliament.


Ghanaians turn out massively to watch alleged judges bribery video

2015-09-23 11:27

Hundreds of Ghanaians have trooped to Accra to watch alleged acts of bribery involving judges and other judicial service workers captured on video by an investigative journalist.

Ghana opposition demands new electoral register

2015-08-18 21:31

Ghana's main opposition party has asked the electoral commission to create a new voters' register before next year's election.

Ghana's capital cleans up after diasaster

2015-06-05 22:09

Authorities in Ghana have cleared wreckage and braced for more rains, a day after flooding and an explosion at a packed petrol station killed 150 people in the capital.

Ebola deaths surge in Sierra Leone, Liberia

2014-07-11 12:10

Ebola continues to spread in Sierra Leone, Liberia and to a lesser extent in Guinea, with a combined 44 cases and 21 deaths between 6-8 July, WHO says.

Zuma: SA, Ghana must create jobs

2013-11-26 20:25

President Jacob Zuma says Ghana plays a key role in South Africa's economy and the two countries must work together to drive job creation.

Ghana must add value to raw products

2013-08-19 20:56

Ghana must learn to process commodities locally rather than depending on exports of raw gold, cocoa and oil products to fuel its fast-growing economy, President John Mahama says.

Zuma meets Ghana president-elect Mahama

2012-12-30 14:00

President Jacob Zuma has met president-elect of Ghana, John Mahama, at Zuma's residence in Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal, the presidency says.

Ghana's Nana takes 2nd shot at top job

2012-12-04 11:25

Nana Akufo-Addo spent years campaigning against military regimes that once led Ghana and now, with democracy firmly in place, he is again running for president, a job that narrowly eluded him four years ago.

Ghana's late leader lies in state

2012-08-08 13:56

Ghana has begun three days of funeral rites for late president John Atta Mills, with his body set to lie in state ahead of his burial to be attended by foreign dignitaries including Hillary Clinton.

Cancer 'curtailed Mills' performance'

2012-07-26 14:18

Ghana’s ex-leader Jerry Rawlings says late president John Atta Mills was suffering from cancer and could only work for a few hours per day before his death earlier this week.

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