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Ghana arrests Chinese gold miners

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 19:42
related countries: China China, India India

Ghanaian police arrest 46 foreign nationals from China and India accused of illegally mining gold in the River Offin in central Ghana.
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Ghana thrash Egypt in 2014 play-off

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 17:56
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Kumasi

Ghana take a huge step towards reaching a third straight World Cup by beating Egypt 6-1 in the first leg of their play-off.
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VIDEO: Ghana memorial for Kofi Awoonor

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 7:31
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Mourners have paid tribute to the renowned Ghanaian poet and statesman, Kofi Awoonor, who was killed last month in the attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi.
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Kofi Awoonor: Remembering a Ghanaian poet

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 19:09
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Remembering Ghana's Kofi Awoonor, cut down in Nairobi
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Ghana to face Egypt in 2014 play-off

Monday, September 16th 2013, 10:46
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Egypt Egypt

The draw for Africa's 2014 World Cup play-off round pits Ghana against Egypt in the pick of the five ties to decide who reaches Brazil.
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VIDEO: Mystery of Ghana whale deaths

Friday, September 6th 2013, 18:17

Ghana has dismissed links between off-shore oil exploration activities and the deaths of whales, after several carcases washed up on its beaches.
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Thursday, September 5th 2013, 14:57

Ghana dismisses accusations that oil operations could have caused the death of several whales washed up on beaches over the past week.
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Ghana court upholds president's win

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 15:04

Ghana's Supreme Court dismisses an appeal by the opposition to annul President John Mahama's narrow victory in last year's disputed election.
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Ghana appeal against death sentence

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 11:27

An opposition party youth activist in Ghana will appeal against a court's ruling to sentence him to death by hanging, his lawyer says.
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Ghana probe into 'captive children'

Monday, July 29th 2013, 18:32

Police in Ghana question a couple accused of keeping their three children, aged between four and eight, locked inside their home since birth.
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Letter from Africa: Tough love or child abuse?

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 9:06

Remembering life on Ghanaian cocoa farm as a child
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Ghana call to raise marriage age

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 18:12

The legal age for marriage in Ghana should be raised from 18 to 23, chief government statistician Philomena Nyarko says.
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Ghana arrests African gold miners

Monday, June 10th 2013, 16:47

Ghana's police arrest 51 Nigeriens and at least four other West Africans suspected of illegal gold mining, an immigration spokesman tells the BBC.
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Libya in good shape to host DR Congo

Friday, June 7th 2013, 12:11
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Libya Libya, Sudan Sudan

Previews of Friday's 2014 World Cup African qualifiers between Libya and DR Congo and Sudan and Ghana.
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VIDEO: On the hunt for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 22:58
related countries: Iran Iran

The BBC's James Reynolds travelled to Ghana in an attempt to track down the President of Iran.
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Ghana arrests 'illegal China miners'

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 12:13
related countries: China China
related places: Accra

At least 124 Chinese nationals suspected of illegal gold mining are detained in Ghana's capital, Accra, officials say.
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Top Ghanaian faces US drug charges

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 14:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The ex-security chief at Ghana's main international airport is charged in the US with conspiring to smuggle heroin to New York, drug enforcement officials say.
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VIDEO: Showcasing creative coffin designs

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 5:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A master coffin-maker from Ghana is visiting the UK to display his unusual designs.
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VIDEO: All mod cons in Ghana's building boom

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 10:06
related places: Accra

Ghana's fast growing economy is experiencing a building boom - the BBC's George Alagiah takes a tour of a new luxury apartment in Accra.
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Deadly Ghana 'holy water' stampede

Monday, May 20th 2013, 10:51
related places: Accra

Police say they were overwhelmed by the large crowd scrambling for "holy water", after a stampede killed four people at a church in Ghana's capital, Accra, on Sunday.
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