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Sep 20, 2019
Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warmingCrowds of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg.
Sep 11, 2018
Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan's body brought to Ghana; Nobel Peace Prize winner's funeral scheduled for ThursdayThe body of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has received a hero's welcome upon landing at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana's capital, Accra.
Aug 25, 2018
Former UN chief Kofi Annan to receive state funeral, burial in Ghana on 13 SeptemberFormer United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state funeral and burial in Ghana on 13 September, the Ghanaian president said on Friday, calling it "a major event for our country".
Jan 05, 2018
Egypt's Mohamed Salah pips Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane to claim African Player of the Year awardProlific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah was named African Player of the Year in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday, the first Egyptian to win the award since Mahmoud al-Khatib in 1983.
Jun 14, 2016
Positive change cannot be brought by archaic systems, concepts: President PranabPositive transformation cannot be brought by "archaic systems and concepts", President Pranab Mukherjee said.
Jun 13, 2016
Terrorism must be eradicated by collective efforts: Pranab Mukherjee in GhanaTerrorism is a scourge which knows no borders and must be eradicated through the collective efforts of the civilised world, President Pranab Mukherjee said in Accra as he expressed solidarity with Ghana which is confronting this challenge.
Jun 05, 2015
Over 200 killed in gas station explosion in GhanaOver 200 people were killed in an explosion at a gas station in Ghana's capital Accra, even as torrential rains lashed the West African nation, the interior ministry said.
Jun 04, 2015
73 dead as disaster strikes in Ghana after gas station explodesA gas station in Ghana's capital blew up while many people were sheltering there from a torrential rainfall and flooding, killing at least 73 people
May 12, 2014
Nigerian women participate in protest against the recent kidnappingsHundreds of women here on Sunday staged a peaceful protest against the kidnapping of the over 200 students from a school in Nigeria by extremist Islamic militant group Boko Haram.