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Back to Takoradi: Did Ghana's oil city strike it rich?

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 15:48

What happened when oil flowed in a run-down Ghanaian port
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Ghanaians ban 'spirit child' killing

Monday, April 29th 2013, 15:32

Traditional chiefs in northern Ghana abolish the ritual killing of children born with physical disabilities and said to be possessed by evil spirits.
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Ghana impounds 'faulty condoms'

Friday, April 19th 2013, 17:17
related countries: China China
related places: More

More than 110 million Chinese-made condoms are seized in Ghana after laboratory tests revealed they had holes and burst easily.
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Ghana gold mine collapse kills 16

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 10:56

At least 16 people have been killed when a disused gold mine collapsed in Ghana, local authorities say.
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VIDEO: 'Illegal gold miners' rounded up

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 17:37
related countries: China China
related places: More

More than 120 Chinese nationals have been arrested in Ghana as part of a renewed clampdown against illegal mining
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Ghana launches IT 'city' project

Monday, March 4th 2013, 15:59
related places: Accra

Ghana's President John Mahama launches a project to build a $10bn (£6.6bn) IT hub near the capital, Accra, within three years.
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VIDEO: Ghana's female flying pioneer

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 18:51

Ghana's Patricia Mawuli is breaking barriers by becoming the first civilian female pilot trained in her country and teaching other women to fly.
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Crowdfunders win African app prize

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 4:09

SliceBiz, a Ghana-based service which seeks to popularise crowdfunded investment in Africa, is among the latest Apps4Africa winners.
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Mali 3-1 Ghana

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 20:37

Mali finish third in the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after beating Ghana in an entertaining third place play-off.
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Burkina Faso 1-1 Ghana (aet, 3-2 pens)

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 22:29
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso reach their first Africa Cup of Nations final, beating Ghana on penalties in a controversial game in Nelspruit.
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Man's body 18 months in mortuary

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 6:33

The remains of a Ghanaian national who worked as a fisherman on a Kilkeel trawler are still in a mortuary in Belfast, 18 months after he died.
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Why one suburb produced five boxing stars

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 1:12

How one Ghanaian suburb has had five boxing world champions
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Ghana 2-2 DR Congo

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 16:55
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo come back from 2-0 down to deny Ghana victory in the first game of Group B at the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Ghana extradites Gbagbo loyalist

Friday, January 18th 2013, 22:13

Ivory Coast's firebrand former youth minister and ally of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, Charles Ble Goude, is extradited from Ghana, officials say.
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Seized Argentina ship comes home

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 0:57
related countries: Argentina Argentina

The three-masted Argentine naval ship which was held for two months in a Ghanaian port returns to Argentina to a rapturous welcome.
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Ghana's inauguration boycotted

Monday, January 7th 2013, 17:47
related places: Accra

Ghana's main opposition party boycotts the swearing-in ceremony of President John Mahama following last month's disputed elections.
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Ghana bans second-hand fridges

Monday, December 31st 2012, 15:44

A ban on the import of second-hand fridges takes effect in Ghana in a bid to reduce energy consumption and harm to the environment.
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Ghana's poll results challenged

Friday, December 28th 2012, 17:16

Ghana's main opposition party files a petition at the Supreme Court to challenge President John Mahama's victory in elections earlier this month.
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Freed Argentine ship heads home

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 17:47
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Libertad

The Argentine navy ship Libertad is on its way home after it was held for two months in Ghana, seized over government debts incurred 10 years ago.
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Court orders Argentine ship freed

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 17:25
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Germany Germany

A UN court based in Germany orders the release of the Argentine naval ship ARA Libertad, impounded by Ghana over a debt dispute.
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