Hipster or helpful: Bamboo bikes are all the rage in Ghana

2016-01-29 14:18

A young social entrepreneur in Ghana is making waves by building bicycles from bamboo which she grows in her hometown of Kumasi, southern Ghana.

UK actress killing suspect to return from Ghana

2016-01-26 21:00

A high court in Ghana says that a suspect in the killing of a British actress and her two young sons has said he will return to the UK voluntarily.

Ghana varsity lecturers strike over pay disparities

2016-01-19 14:25

Ghana's university teachers union has downed tools, demanding that a resolution that was passed three years ago concerning salary disparities be implemented, reports say.

Ghana takes in 2 Yemenis released from Guantanamo

2016-01-07 09:40

Two men who were captured in Afghanistan and held at the US base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for nearly 14 years without charge have been released and sent to the West African nation of Ghana for resettlement, officials say.

20 judges sacked in Ghana after corruption sting

2015-12-08 09:00

Twenty judges implicated in a high-profile investigation into bribe-taking in Ghana have been sacked, the country's Judicial Council announced Monday.

Ghana's Mahama endorsed for 2nd term election bid

2015-11-23 12:31

Ghana’s governing National Democratic Congress has voted overwhelmingly to endorse President John Dramani Mahama’s bid for a second term of office at elections next year.

Less poverty in Africa, but numbers remain high

2015-10-16 20:45

Poverty has slightly eased in sub-Saharan Africa, but the population boom means the numbers living in extreme conditions remain stubbornly high, a study shows.

Ghana suspends 7 judges over corruption accusations

2015-10-06 07:57

Ghana’s government has suspended seven out of 12 high court judges in the wake of allegations of bribery stemming from a documentary made by an investigative journalist.

Ghana's judicial council suspends 22 judges

2015-09-10 07:33

Ghana’s judicial council says it has suspended 22 judges and magistrates implicated in alleged corrupt practices.

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.


32 dead, 100 infected in Ghana meningitis outbreak

2016-01-29 11:36

Health authorities in central Ghana have denied that there is a meningitis outbreak in the country's Ashanti region, but there are reports that at least 32 people have died in the past four weeks.

Ghanaian dad held over trafficking teenage son

2016-01-25 13:15

A Ghanaian man has been arrested for allegedly trafficking his 12-year-old son to a fishing community at Ada in the Greater Accra Region.

Ghanaian law maker slams Mahama over Guantanamo prisoners

2016-01-15 13:25

A Ghanaian law maker has criticised president John Mahama's government’s decision to allow 2 former terror suspects residence in Ghana, saying that the west African country is only asking for trouble from terror groups by keeping them in the country, reports say.

Ghana transport minister quits over bus paint bungle

2015-12-25 09:21

Ghana's transport minister has resigned after a controversy erupted following reports she spent about one $1m to repaint over 100 buses with portraits of the country's recent leaders.

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.

Fed suspense grips Africa Central Banks

2015-11-16 21:00

Central banks at three corners of Africa - South Africa, Ghana and Kenya - have a last chance in coming days to prepare their economies for any liftoff in US interest rates.

Ghana in talks to head off Nigeria threat to cut gas supply

2015-10-15 16:00

A Ghanaian government delegation is holding emergency talks in Nigeria to avert a drastic gas supply cut threat, a government spokesperson says, thus avoiding a potential political crisis.

Ghana protesters clash with police

2015-09-17 08:40

Police in the Ghanaian capital Accra have fired teargas and rubber bullets to bar opposition protesters from the headquarters of the Electoral Commission to demand a new electoral roll.

Nigeria's Buhari: Forces advancing

2015-09-08 07:34

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says great strides have been made in the fight against Boko Haram, rounding on critics lamenting a lack of progress.

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.

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