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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.

Residents search for missing relatives in aftermath of Ghana blast

2015-06-08 21:58

Residents of Accra are combing hospitals in search of dead and missing relatives from a petrol station explosion, as the death toll has rose to 200

Zuma sends condolences to Ghana after disaster

2015-06-06 15:27

President Jacob Zuma has sent his condolences to Ghana following an explosion at a petrol station in the country's capital, Accra, which killed at least 150 people.

150 dead in Ghana gas station explosion

2015-06-05 10:21

The death toll from a huge gas station explosion and flooding in Ghana's capital has more than doubled to 150 people, the president says.

Blast at Ghana petrol station caused by floods, death toll rises

2015-06-04 13:15

An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana's capital Accra has killed about 90 people, many of whom had sought shelter there from torrential rain, the fire brigade says.

At least 73 dead in Ghana after explosion at gas station

2015-06-04 10:37

At least 73 peope are dead in Ghana after an explosion at a gas station where dozens had sought shelter.

Chinese nationals charged for illegal firearms in Ghana

2015-05-19 07:21

Authorities say 10 Chinese citizens suspected of illegal gold mining in Ghana are facing firearms charges in court.

 

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 needs $15bn over 10 years for infrastructure

2015-06-10 19:30

Ghana requires some $15bn over the next decade to plug a gap in its infrastructure, after flooding in Accra last week exposed problems with creaking public services.

National mourning begins in Ghana after deadly blaze

2015-06-08 12:34

Flags flew at half mast in Ghana as three days of mourning began to honour more than 150 killed in a petrol station fire during heavy flooding in the capital, Accra.

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.

Death toll up after Ghana petrol station explosion

2015-06-05 05:49

The death toll from a petrol station explosion in the capital and widespread flooding has increased to 150 people.

75 people killed in petrol station blast in Ghana

2015-06-04 10:50

More than 75 people are feared to have been killed in an explosion at a petrol station in Accra, the capital of Ghana.

Ghana shocked by politician's death

2015-05-22 21:15

One person has been arrested in Ghana after a leading member of the country's biggest opposition party was attacked with acid and later died.

Thousands march against Ghana blackouts

2015-05-18 08:31

Thousands of Ghanaians have marched peacefully through parts of Accra to protest the government's failure to solve a three-year long electric power crisis.

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