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Top Africa stories: Zim chief justice heckled, Kofi Annan's funeral

2018-09-14 08:26

Zimbabwe's chief justice Luke Malaba has been "heckled and booed" by opposition party lawmakers, and world leaders have bed final farewell to UN's Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral.

WATCH: Final farewell to UN's Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral

2018-09-13 12:23

World leaders past and present, traditional rulers and global royalty have joined the family of Kofi Annan, as the former UN secretary general's state funeral takes place in his native Ghana.

Ghana hires McKinsey to boost tax take after $367m gap

2018-09-12 21:14

Ghana’s tax agency has hired McKinsey & Co to help boost collections after missing the revenue target for the year through August by 1.8bn cedis ($367m).

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Ghanaians have been filing past Kofi Annan's remains to pay their last respects, as his body lies in state in the capital of his native Ghana. See picture

Ghanaians have been filing past Kofi Annan's remains to pay their last respects, as his body lies in state in the capital of his native Ghana. See picture

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WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-09-12 05:21

Watch our playlist of the top 5 most talked about videos today, 12 September 2018.

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See pictures of the body of Kofi Annan as he arrives in Ghana in a solemn ceremony marking the start of official mourning for the former UN secretary general.

See pictures of the body of Kofi Annan as he arrives in Ghana in a solemn ceremony marking the start of official mourning for the former UN secretary general.

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Body of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan returned to Ghana

2018-09-10 21:04

The body of Kofi Annan has returned to his native Ghana in a solemn ceremony marking the start of official mourning for the former UN secretary-general.

Ghana, Britain sign £20m trade deal

2018-08-29 11:58

Ghana and Britain have signed a £20m trade and investment agreement to create jobs and promote economic development in the west African nation, the Ghanaian presidency has said.

Kofi Annan to receive state burial in Ghana on September 13: Ghanaian president

2018-08-24 19:25

Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state burial in Ghana on September 13, the Ghanaian president has said.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe fake PhD, Mugabe farm

2018-08-21 08:10

The University of Zimbabwe for boss have been suspended over Grace Mugabe's "fake" PhD, and Robert Mugabe will only be allowed to keep one farm in line with the government’s land policies, says President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

 

Leaders laud ex-UN chief Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral

2018-09-14 05:54

United in sorrow, world leaders and international dignitaries came to Ghana to pay their last respects to former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan who was honoured with a state funeral Thursday, as many lauded him as an exceptional man and leader.

WATCH: African leaders to attend Kofi Annan's funeral in Ghana

2018-09-13 11:25

Presidents from across Africa, including the Ivory Coast, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe are expected to attend the funeral service of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan in the Ghanaian capital, Accra.

Nine dead in Nigeria gas explosion: state governor

2018-09-12 16:03

Nine people were killed and dozens more injured, some of them critically, in an explosion and fire at a gas filling station in central Nigeria, the state governor has said.

Top Africa stories: Robert and Grace Mugabe, Kofi Annan in Ghana

2018-09-12 08:19

Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe has revealed how his 'adulterous relationship' with Grace began, and the body of Kofi Annan has received a hero's welcome upon landing in Ghana.

Ghana's public says farewell to Kofi Annan

2018-09-11 19:52

A steady stream of mourners have paid their respects to the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, as his body lay in state in the capital of his native Ghana.

WATCH: Body of Kofi Annan receives hero's welcome upon landing in Ghana

2018-09-11 08:27

The body of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has received a hero's welcome upon landing in Ghana's capital.

Merkel's Africa tour arrives in Ghana as migration a concern

2018-08-30 17:30

Merkel's Africa tour arrives in Ghana as migration toward Europe remains a concern

Tutu pays tribute to 'outstanding' late UN chief Annan

2018-08-25 10:10

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has described Kofi Annan as "an outstanding human being who represented our continent and the world with enormous graciousness, integrity and distinction".

Ghana's ex-president Mahama announces bid for 2020 vote

2018-08-23 18:57

Ghana's former president John Mahama has announced his bid to seek the nomination of the main opposition party and contest the 2020 election.

Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

2018-08-18 19:35

The West African nation of Ghana is mourning Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the first black African to assume the world's top diplomatic post.

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