Ghana shuts tourist site where 20 died in freak tree accident

2017-03-21 19:37

Ghanaian authorities have closed the popular tourist destination of Kintampo Falls after 20 people died in a tree fall tragedy, officials said Monday.

Top Africa stories: Ghana, Zim, Moz

2017-03-20 20:12

A Zimbabwean pastor who was jailed for predicting Robert Mugabe's death says he collected a tin of lice to show the veteran leader, and at least 20 students died after trees fell on them while swimming in a river during a storm in Ghana.

Ghana waterfall accident: Minister expresses sympathies to families of victims

2017-03-20 14:13

Ghana's tourism minister Catherine Afeku has expressed sympathies to the families of the victims who were caught in the rainstorm at Kintampo waterfalls.

'Flying' Mugabe now in Mauritius... his 4th foreign trip in 19 days

2017-03-19 21:00

'Flying' Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has made his fourth foreign trip in 19 days, this time to Mauritius, according to a report.

Cocoa industry agrees plan to tackle deforestation

2017-03-16 21:20

Major chocolate makers, including Ferrero, Nestle and Mars, have agreed a landmark initiative to tackle deforestation in top cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana - a move hailed by Prince Charles.

Ghana is 60: An African success story with tough challenges ahead

2017-03-08 11:26

Ghana is very much the African rising star 60 years after independence with an exemplary record in health and education. But it's struggling like many of its peers to meet social and economic targets, writes Abdul-Jalilu Ateku.

Top Africa Stories: Mugabe, Nigeria , Kenya

2017-03-06 19:56

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan, reportedly rejected UK's offer to rescue kidnapped Chibok girls, and President Mugabe has left for Ghana less than 24 hours after he got back home from a medical check-up in Singapore.

At least 14 students hospitalised, 48 held in clashes with police

2017-02-15 15:00

At least 14 students at the Kumasi Technical Institute in the Ashanti Region in Ghana have reportedly been hospitalised, while 48 others have been arrested following clashes with police.

Gambia to welcome British FM for first time since independence

2017-02-14 21:54

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who in the past sparked fury over comments about Africans, arrives in The Gambia on a charm offensive as its new government considers rejoining the Commonwealth.

Man, 28, brutally flogs pregnant wife, 20, to death over housekeeping money

2017-02-12 16:29

A Ghanaian farmer, 28, brutally killed his 20-year-old pregnant wife after she demanded money for her upkeep, a report says.


'I'm thankful I'm alive,' says Ghana tree fall tragedy survivor, as dad looks on

2017-03-21 09:29

One of the survivors of the Ghana waterfall accident that killed at least 18 university students, Frank Adansi-Bonnah, has recounted how the tragedy occurred, saying "I'm thankful I'm alive".

Ghanaian jailed in Sicily; migrants say he tortured them

2017-03-20 16:28

A young man from Ghana has been jailed after migrants told authorities he tortured them while they were in Libya awaiting smugglers to send them by boat to Italy, police say.

At least 20 students dead in Ghana waterfall accident

2017-03-20 06:08

At least 20 students have died after trees fell on them while swimming in a river during a storm in Ghana, emergency officials say.

Ghana leader defends decision to appoint 110 ministers

2017-03-19 07:05

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has defended his controversial decision to appoint a 110-minister government, calling it a "necessary investment" in the small west African country.

From dictatorship to democracy

2017-03-12 06:16

It’s no coincidence that Ghana has emerged as one of the most peaceful nations on the globe, writes Abdul-Jalilu Ateku.

WATCH: 'Almighty' Mugabe slowly walks Ghana red carpet

2017-03-07 10:27

A video of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe cautiously walking the red carpet in Ghana has emerged on social media. He is shown tightly surrounded by officials as he walks, arms swinging, and his trademark red tie clearly visible.

Ghana president says 'inherited' debts from predecessor

2017-02-21 18:01

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo says he has inherited an economy reeling from huge fiscal deficits, rising inflation and high unemployment despite an IMF programme designed to stimulate growth.

British FM hails new Gambia leader, vows stronger ties

2017-02-15 13:30

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has visited The Gambia, where he hailed the arrival of a new government and its bid to rejoin the Commonwealth group of former British colonies.

Newly formed Arise makes two African banking investments

2017-02-14 17:35

Newly formed investment company Arise has recently made two investments into Africa's banking sector, one in Ghana and one in Uganda.

Regional military force in Gambia being reduced to 500

2017-02-10 17:30

Authorities say the West African regional military force that has been securing Gambia during its political transition is being reduced to 500 troops.

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