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 military official appointed head of UNMOGIP

A top Ghanaian military official has been appointed head of the UN military observer group stationed along the LoC between India and Pakistan.

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.

Experts to study climate change effects on people in deltas

Researchers from five countries, including India, Egypt and Ghana, will study the effects of climate change on inhabitants of the Ganga-Brahmaputra deltas in Bangladesh and India, an expert said Wednesday.

4 dead, 1 missing after Ghana helicopter crash

An aviation official in the West African nation of Ghana said at least four people are dead after a helicopter crash.

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.

Ghana testing blood samples of suspected Ebola case: Official

Health authorities in Ghana are testing blood samples from a 12-year-old girl who died of a viral fever with bleeding in the country`s first suspected case of Ebola, officials said on Sunday.

Three Nigerians held for making fake passports

Police here Thursday claimed to have busted a gang of forgers with the arrest of three Nigerians who would prepare fake passports of African countries and forge Indian visas for overstaying in the country.

Ghana`s president takes over as head of West African bloc

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has been elected the new head of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at a summit of the 15-nation regional bloc, his Ivorian predecessor announced on Saturday.

14 killed in Ghana road crash

Fourteen people were confirmed dead in a grisly road accident which occurred in a small Ghanaian town, about 170 km east of the national capital, Monday.

Ghana committee to probe import of India-made drug

Ghana`s health ministry has set up a ministerial committee to investigate the import from India of an anti-malarial medicine for children, Gsunate Plus, recently banned by the country`s FDA.

India-made anti-malaria drug banned in Ghana

The distribution of Gsunate Plus, an anti-malaria drug for children, said to be imported into Ghana from India where it is manufactured by Bliss GVS, has been banned by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA).

Russian chief justice in intensive care after Ghana car crash

Russia`s top judge has been hurt in a car accident in the west African nation of Ghana and was being treated in an intensive care unit, officials said, adding that he was in a stable condition.

Ghana court rejects request to extradite Ivorian fugitive

A court in Ghana on Friday rejected a request to extradite a senior ally of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, saying the warrant issued by Ivorian authorities was politically motivated.

UK mulls visa bonds for `high risk` Indian, Pakistani immigrants

Britain is set to force visitors from India, Pakistan, etc. whose nationals are deemed to pose a `high risk` of immigration abuse to give a cash bond before entering the country.

124 Chinese arrested in Ghana for illegal gold mining, raping women

Police in Ghana have arrested 124 Chinese nationals on charges of illegal gold mining, some of whom were also accused of raping the locals.

Students in Ghana launch mini-satellite

Their project might not sound like much: The college students today launched a tiny model of a satellite the size of a Coke can on a big yellow balloon.

Keralite youth shot dead in Ghana by robbers

A Keralite youth was shot dead by robbers in West African country Ghana where he had gone for business deals of a cashew processing company he was employed with, according to information received by his family here.

Millions of Chinese condoms exported to Ghana found faulty

Millions of condoms exported from China to Ghana has been found to be faulty and substandard, forcing the Chinese manufacturer to send a team to the African country to investigate.

Ghanaian president defies sanctions to host Ahmadinejad

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has defied international sanctions to host Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on his three-nation West African tour that also took him to Benin and Niger.