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We have started to collect the most important news related to Ghana in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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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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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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