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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters

This is the first time Iran have progressed this far, with the other seven teams previously making it to the quarter-finals at least once in the tournament.

Oct 19, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghana down debutants Niger 2-0, face Mali in quarters

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghana down debutants Niger 2-0, face Mali in quarters

Ghana will take on African champions Mali in a repeat of their continental qualifying event final in the quarterfinals on October 21 in Guwahati.

Oct 18, 2017, 21:24 PM IST
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.

Apr 24, 2017, 15:37 PM IST
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.

Feb 05, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

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.

Dec 10, 2016, 07:26 AM IST
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. 

Sep 22, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

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.

Jul 07, 2016, 22:15 PM IST

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. 

Jun 16, 2016, 14:45 PM IST
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.

Jun 12, 2016, 09:11 AM IST

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.

Feb 19, 2016, 02:22 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

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.

Oct 06, 2015, 05:28 AM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2015, 09:07 AM IST

Ghana to bring in 177 Cuban doctors as strike bites

Ghana has said it will bring in 177 new doctors from Cuba to help limit the damage from a crippling strike by medics over pay and training.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

Augsburg`s Abdul Rahman Baba poised to join Chelsea

Augsburg manager Stefan Reuter confirmed Saturday that Ghana`s Abdul Rahman Baba is poised to join English champions Chelsea with the deal set to net the Germans up to 30 million euros ($33m).

Aug 15, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

At least 10 feared dead after boat sinks off Libyan coast

 At least 10 migrants who were seeking to reach Europe are feared dead after their inflatable dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, a local prosecutor on the Italian island of Sicily has said.

Jul 24, 2015, 04:40 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

Ghana destroys hundreds of homes in capital in bid to prevent floods

Bulldozers razed hundreds of homes and businesses in the poor Sodom and Gomorrah neighbourhood of Ghana`s capital on Saturday so the authorities can start widening a lagoon to prevent a repeat of this month`s deadly floods.

Jun 21, 2015, 10:06 AM IST

Ghanaian deputy minister endorses yoga

 The practice of yoga was given a boost by Ghana`s Deputy Minister for Education, Sam Okudzeto-Ablakwa, when he publicly endorsed it and said he will enrol to get involved because of what the ancient Indian exercise discipline has to offer.

Jun 13, 2015, 20:48 PM IST