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Ghana opposition seeks to overturn Akufo-Addo's election win

December 31, 2020 1:12 pm

The National Democratic Congress has petitioned the Supreme Court to overturn the result of Ghana's presidential election, saying incumbent Akufo-Addo's win was illegal. The case could be a catalyst for future polls.

Opinion: Ghana's peaceful elections mask a weak democracy

December 10, 2020 5:33 pm

Nana Akufo-Addo has won Ghana's presidential election in a relatively peaceful campaign. But the tranquility hides a morass of corruption and bad governance.

Ghanaian WWII veteran raises funds for coronavirus front-line workers

May 28, 2020 6:23 pm

Hammond has so far raised $18,000 (€16,400). This will be used to purchase personal protection equipment (PPE) for front-line workers and veterans in Ghana and other African countries who are part of the Commonwealth.

The face of climate change is poverty and loss of dignity: Ghana leader Samia Nkrumah

September 20, 2019 11:56 am

"Until women enter the arena alongside men with full force in land governance, change won't happen," said Nkrumah, President of Pan-African Center in Ghana.

Ghana's first oil exploration licensing round attracts global majors

December 24, 2018 10:09 pm

The interest is a major vote of confidence in Ghana, which is keen to unlock more resources after it began pumping from its flagship offshore Jubilee field in 2010.

Ghana votes to host US military; opposition boycotts vote

March 24, 2018 6:41 am

But critics, including some civil society groups, say this year's agreement amounted to mortgaging the country's sovereignty. While some called for its rejection, others wanted the terms overhauled.

GhanSat-1, Ghana's first space satellite, starts orbiting

August 07, 2017 9:22 am

Few reports also suggest that post the successful launch of GhanSat-1, there are plans to soon launch GhanSat 2 into the space. The next satellite will be equipped with better cameras and closely follow deforestation and the usage of water in the country.

President Pranab leaves for three-nation tour to Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Namibia

June 17, 2016 4:26 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee was accorded a ceremonial departure for his three-nation tour to Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Namibia.

Ghana bus collision with truck kills at least 53

February 18, 2016 7:50 pm

President John Mahama offered his condolences to "those who've lost loved ones" via Twitter.

African Nations Cup: Neighbours battle for Cup

February 08, 2015 8:08 am

Ghana's 3-0 semi-final win over hosts Equatorial Guinea in Malabo was overshadowed by violence.