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UN inaction allowed terrorism to grow: MJ Akbar

Ghana`s Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, said Indian investors should help the country`s private sector to grow bilateral trade to $5 billion by 2020.

Aug 16, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

10 dead in Ghana floods

10 people including eight children have died in a torrential downpour in Ghana.

Jun 15, 2016, 03:12 AM IST

World Bank head says poverty can end in 15 years

The world is capable of ending global poverty in the next 15 years, the president of the World Bank Group said today during a visit to Ghana.

Oct 17, 2015, 01:51 AM IST

Protesters clash with Ghana security forces over bulldozed houses

Ghanaian demonstrators clashed with security forces in Accra on Monday, burning tires and throwing stones to protest the demolition of hundreds of houses to make way for better flood control, witnesses said.

Jun 23, 2015, 07:21 AM IST
Over 200 killed in Ghana gas station explosion

Over 200 killed in Ghana gas station explosion

 Over 200 people were killed in an explosion at a gas station in Ghana`s capital Accra, even as torrential rains lashed the West African nation, the interior ministry said.

Jun 05, 2015, 09:37 AM IST

Death toll in Ghana petrol station fire rises to at least 90: Police

More than 70 people were killed in a fire at a petrol station in Ghana`s capital, Accra, as they sought shelter from heavy rains that caused widespread flooding, the police and Red Cross said Thursday.

Jun 04, 2015, 14:43 PM IST
At least 90 killed in Ghana petrol station fire

At least 90 killed in Ghana petrol station fire

An explosion at a gas station in Ghana's capital has taken dozens of lives, reports said Thursday.

Jun 04, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Three dead in Ghana gold mine accident: Company

Three people have died and 14 others required medical treatment after inhaling toxic fumes at a gold mine in Ghana, the company running the operation said on Friday.

Apr 24, 2015, 23:52 PM IST

UN Ebola mission official dies in Guinea

Accra: The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) here Monday announced the sudden death of Marcel Rudasingwa, assistant secretary general and the Mission's emergency crisis manager in Guinea.

Nov 18, 2014, 09:57 AM IST

Ghanaians ask for Brazil asylum, Accra says baseless

Some 200 Ghanaians in Brazil for the World Cup have applied to stay permanently citing religious violence back home, police confirmed Friday, as Accra dismissed the bid as baseless.

Jul 12, 2014, 01:21 AM IST

Ghana doors shut for Boateng: Coach

Ghana football coach James Kwesi Appiah has decided not to recall Kevin-Prince Boateng to the national side after the Schalke 04 midfielder clashed with him before being expelled during the FIFA World Cup.

Jul 04, 2014, 20:31 PM IST

Ghanaian politician urges Black Stars to make them proud

Former presidential candidate of Ghana`s opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo urged the `Black Stars` to make their country proud as they make their third consecutive appearance at the FIFA World Cup.

Jun 11, 2014, 14:48 PM IST

Helicopter crash off Ghana kills at least 3: Military

Three people were killed when a helicopter carrying eight passengers crashed off Ghana`s western coast, home to the nation`s offshore oil industry, the military said.

May 09, 2014, 05:38 AM IST

Congo armed groups wielding machetes reportedly execute 70

Armed groups wielding machetes have reportedly executed 70 people in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo "to spread terror", the UN peacekeeping mission said on Thursday.

Feb 14, 2014, 09:12 AM IST

Indian businessman backs Ghana`s cricket development

When he arrived in Accra in 2001, Indian industrialist Akoliya Patel only wanted to mine for gold and diamonds that he is now doing across Africa. More than a decade later, he has also become Ghana`s main financier to develop cricket in this West African nation of 25 million people that was a British colony till 1957.

Oct 10, 2013, 15:55 PM IST

Ghana`s President John Atta Mills died at age 68

Ghana`s President John Atta Mills died at a military hospital, according to Information Minister Fritz Baffour.

Jul 24, 2012, 21:56 PM IST