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Malaria: 3 African nations to get world's first vaccine by next year

Malaria: 3 African nations to get world's first vaccine by next year

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi were chosen because they already run large programmes to tackle malaria, including the use of bed nets, yet still have high numbers of cases.

AFCON 2017: Cameroon ready to take on underdogs Egypt in Cup of Nations final

AFCON 2017: Cameroon ready to take on underdogs Egypt in Cup of Nations final

Egypt were seen as dark horses on their return to the Cup of Nations after three years, while Cameroon were dismissed as outsiders.

Nana Akufo-Addo wins presidential election of Ghana

Challenger Nana Akufo-Addo won Ghana`s national election on Friday, tapping into an electorate fed up with a sputtering economy and ready for change.

Shocking! Calls to tear down Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Ghana university; labels him 'racist'

Shocking! Calls to tear down Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Ghana university; labels him 'racist'

A group of academics have reportedly accused him of having racist views about Africans when he was alive. 

Ghana to hold elections December 7: Electoral Commission

Ghana`s presidential election will now be held on December 7, after parliament voted against an amendment to push the vote forward by one month, the electoral commission said on Friday.

Nine dead in stampede during Eid celebrations in Ghana

 At least nine people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede in Ghana's Kumasi city during Eid ul-Fitr celebrations, which mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Efe news reported on Thursday.

India staunchly with Africa in all its struggles: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee urged the Indians abroad to be proud of their homeland that has transformed since the Independence. 

President Pranab Mukherjee to embark on three-nation tour to Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Namibia today

President Pranab Mukherjee to embark on three-nation tour to Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Namibia today

President Pranab Mukherjee is leaving on a six-day three-nation tour to Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Namibia today.

At least 61 killed as bus collides with tomato truck in Ghana

A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck in central Ghana killed 61 people in the deadliest road accident in recent memory, officials and witnesses said today.

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.

Ghana suspends 7 high court judges over bribery allegations

Last month, 22 circuit judges and magistrates were suspended, and 12 high court judges were placed under investigation, after they were accused of being bought off.

German sailors work round the clock to rescue migrants

On the hunt for people-smugglers in the Mediterranean, a German Navy ship is sailing off the coast of Libya when it gets a report of an unidentified boat adrift.

Ghana inks MoU with Apollo Hospitals

Ghana`s health ministry Monday signed a MoU with India`s Apollo Hospitals Group to develop tertiary health care services in the west African country and specialized medical treatment for patients in its institutions here.

Ghana builds gold refinery

Public Affairs Director for PMMC Innocent Appiah said the work is expected to be completed within six months.

Ghana expects over $580 mn in oil revenues

Ghana expects USD 581 million in petroleum revenues this year, an official said here.

India may ask Ghana to commit gas supply to $1-bn urea proj

Country's largest urea maker RCF plans to set up a urea plant with a capacity of 1 million tonnes per annum in Ghana.

Ashok Leyland supplies 100 buses to Ghana for $7.6 million

Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland Monday said it has supplied 100 'Falcon' buses to Ghana for USD 7.6 million (about Rs 42 crore).