Man from Ghana joins Islamic State, family says

2015-08-26 07:40

A 25-year-old Muslim from Ghana has travelled to an Islamic State training camp, becoming the first known recruit from the West African nation to join the militant group, his family says.

Marriott opens its first hotel in Ghana

2015-08-21 13:56

Marriott International has announced the opening of the Protea Hotel Select Takoradi, its first establishment in Ghana.

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.

SA trade mission to Ghana, Nigeria

2015-08-11 15:12

Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Mzwandile Masina will lead a delegation of businesspeople on trade mission to Ghana and Nigeria.

Ghana backs down on proposed condom tax

2015-07-24 08:05

Ghana has backed down on a proposed tax on imported condoms after mooting increased levies on foreign-made goods as a way of cutting government debt.

Ghana president's chopper forced down in storm

2015-07-11 16:28

Ghana's army says a thunderstorm has forced a helicopter carrying the president and his wife to make an emergency landing about 250km north of the capital.

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.

Ghana destroys hundreds of homes in capital in bid to prevent floods

2015-06-21 10:08

ACCRA, June 20 - Bulldozers razed hundreds of homes and businesses in the poor Sodom and Gomorrah neighbourhood of Ghana's capital on Saturday so the authorities can start widening a lagoon to prevent a repeat of this month's deadly floods.

Ghana flood damage estimated at more than $100m

2015-06-13 21:02

Ghana's president says flooding earlier this month that led to a huge explosion at a gas station in the capital caused over $100m in damages.

Ghana president calls for unity

2015-06-10 23:39

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has called for national unity as he led a memorial service for more than 150 people killed in a petrol station fire.


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 to bring in Cuban doctors during medical strike

2015-08-19 18:59

Ghana's health minister says the government is going to bring in about 170 Cuban doctors to work in health facilities amid a doctors' strike.

Ghana doctors likely to call off strike, union says

2015-08-14 16:32

Ghana’s doctors are likely to call off a strike that is seen as an early test of the government’s ability to hold to the terms of an IMF programme designed to restore economic stability.

Man arrested after taking 'weapon' into Ghanaian leader's church

2015-07-27 12:22

Ghanaian authorities have arrested a 36-year-old man who carried a 'weapon' into a church where President John Dramani Mahama and his family worship, the government says.

Ghana bans sale, movement of live poultry

2015-07-16 20:01

Ghana has banned the sale and transport of live poultry after the H5N1 virus killed thousands of birds.

Protests in Ghana over increasing cost of living

2015-07-09 21:28

Hundreds of workers have taken to the streets in Ghana to protest against the increased cost of living as union leaders warned the country's economic woes were reaching a crisis point.

Clashes in Ghana over slum clearance

2015-06-22 21:00

Protesters from one of Ghana's biggest slums clashed with police in the capital Accra after city authorities demolished shanties.

African nations beat Yellen to rate hikes

2015-06-18 18:17

Sub-Saharan African central banks have bucked a global trend by increasing borrowing costs this year to ward off inflation and defend their currencies.

Ghana halts Ebola vaccine trial due to community protests

2015-06-11 07:39

Ghana has halted a plan to test two Ebola vaccines in an eastern town after legislators backed local protests against the trials sparked by fears of contamination, officials say.

Gold mined by Ghana children in jewellery - HRW

2015-06-10 20:44

Gold used in jewellery and electronics around the world may have been sourced from mines using illegal child labour in Ghana, Human Rights Watch claims.

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