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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.