Ghana

22 killed, several injured as church collapses in Ghana

At least 22 people were killed and several injured after a six-storeyed church building collapsed in eastern Ghana on Friday, reported a local official.

Oct 24, 2020, 15:55 PM IST

Pakistan withdraw from 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships due to visa issues

While Pakistan were ruled out due to visa issues, Ghana and Guyana failed to get government clearance.  

Jul 15, 2019, 22:19 PM IST

FIFA bans Ghana FA boss for 90 days

The independent committee of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has handed a provisional 90-day ban to Ghana`s Kwesi Nyantakyi, a council member of the game`s global governing body.

Jun 09, 2018, 14:58 PM IST

Ghana FA dissolved, risks FIFA ban ahead of 2026 World Cup vote

 Ghana risks being suspended from the 2026 World Cup hosting vote by FIFA after its government said yesterday it had disbanded the national soccer federation amid allegations of "widespread" corruption made in an undercover documentary.

Jun 08, 2018, 11:54 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Ghana to probe visa racketeering scandal

Ghana on Thursday announced that its Sports Ministry will look into the media reports of a visa racketeering scandal relating to the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Apr 05, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

Vijender Singh confident of ending 2017 on high

The 32-year-old India, who is WBO Oriental Super Middleweight and WBO Asia Pacific champions, laughed at his opponent's recent statement that he would leave the crowd favourite "beaten and broken" in the upcoming bout.

Dec 20, 2017, 19:35 PM IST

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

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

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

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'

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 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