Ghana


Scam Alert! 100s in Ghana think they're police recruits

2015-03-03 07:43

Hundreds of Ghanaians reported to police stations around the country over the weekend thinking they were new police recruits, only to find out they were victims of a scam, police say.

Fire sparks rioting at Ghana prison, 1 shot dead

2015-02-05 14:48

A fire at the main prison in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi has sparked rioting and an attempted jail break, with one inmate shot dead in the chaos and four policemen hurt.

GE to build power plant in Ghana

2015-01-28 14:23

General Electric plans to build 1 200-megawatt thermal power plant in Ghana to come on stream in five years' time to address the country's power deficit.

Ghana's navy frees hijacked tanker

2015-01-19 09:19

Ghana's navy has freed a tanker ship hijacked off the coast of Nigeria and arrested eight pirates believed to be responsible for seizing it, a military spokesperson says.

UN: Victory against Ebola 'within our reach'

2015-01-04 11:29

Ending the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history is a difficult task, but it is "within our reach", the UN's new mission chief on the disease says.

Ban kicks off tour of Ebola-hit west Africa

2014-12-19 14:45

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Liberia on the first stop of a visit to Ebola-ravaged west African countries for a first-hand assessment of global efforts to fight the epidemic.

Ghana must cut 'ghost workers' to get aid - EU

2014-12-17 07:34

Ghana must remove 'ghost workers' from its public sector payroll before the European Union resumes budget support suspended a year ago, the EU ambassador to the country says.

Ghana inks $6bn deal with oil giant Eni

2014-11-24 20:45

Ghana has accepted a bid from Italian oil major Eni to develop its offshore oil and gas resources, part of an effort to boost the country's energy sector.

DStv lowers monthly subscription fees in Ghana

2014-11-04 18:10

MultiChoice is lowering the monthly DStv subscription fees, but only in Ghana, due to that country's improving currency.

Ex-minister makes third run for Ghana presidency

2014-10-19 10:56

Ghana's main opposition party has nominated former foreign minister Nana Akufo-Addo as its candidate for president in 2016, giving him his third shot at the west African country's top job.

 

Rushed growth at Ecobank concerning - IMF

2015-02-06 17:45

Rushed growth and poor governance at pan-African lender Ecobank poses serious concerns, says the IMF in a report

Togo court awards ex-Ecobank CEO Tanoh $11.6m

2015-02-04 15:15

A Togo court has awarded Thierry Tanoh, the former boss of pan-African lender Ecobank, $11.6m after he filed a wrongful dismissal suit when the bank fired him.

Boko Haram claims Baga attack, threatens Nigeria neighbours

2015-01-21 08:23

Boko Haram has claimed a massive attack feared to be the worst in its six-year insurgency and threatened Nigeria’s neighbours, as talks began for a regional response to the militants.

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.

UN chief praises Ebola healthcare workers

2014-12-20 11:04

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nearly 7 000 people.

Ghana urged to remove 'ghost workers'

2014-12-17 15:01

Ghana must remove "ghost workers" from its public sector payroll before the European Union resumes budget support , says the EU ambassador.

Ghana opposition demands probe into cocaine scandal

2014-11-27 17:39

Ghana's opposition has demanded an investigation into how a woman allegedly brought 13 kilos (28 pounds) of cocaine into an executive lounge at Accra airport before boarding a flight to London.

African leaders in Burkina to urge army to hand over power

2014-11-05 14:43

Three west African leaders have arrived in Burkina Faso to pressure the country’s army into keeping its promise of a speedy handover of power to civilian government after the fall of president Blaise Compaore.

Africa Ebola aid ramps up

2014-10-27 17:12

The international community is ramping up efforts to contain the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Sanlam expands Ghana presence with $240m deal

2014-10-02 19:50

Sanlam has acquired a stake in a unit of an insurance company in Ghana in its latest move to expand in fast-growing sub-Saharan markets.

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