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Melania Trump kicks off Africa tour in Ghana

Accra - The US First Lady on Tuesday pulled faces at babies and handed out teddy bears as she kicked off her maiden solo trip to Africa, offering a softer side to the Trump administration after another turbulent week in Washington.

Ghana flooding kills 34 during heavy rains

Accra - At least 34 people have died in northern Ghana during flooding caused by heavy rains and waters spilling from a dam in neighbouring Burkina Faso, relief agency officials said Thursday.

Final farewell to UN's Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral

Accra - World dignitaries laid to rest former UN secretary general Kofi Annan in his native Ghana on Thursday, with calls to keep alive the legacy of a "stubborn optimist" to create a better, more peaceful world.

World leaders to attend Kofi Annan's state funeral in Ghana

Accra - Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan will be buried in his native Ghana on Thursday after a state funeral attended by world leaders past and present, traditional rulers and global royalty.

Ahead of funeral, Ghanaians bid farewell to Kofi Annan

Accra - A steady stream of mourners on Tuesday paid their respects to the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan as he lay in state in the capital of his native Ghana.

Ghana's public says farewell to Kofi Annan

Accra - A steady stream of mourners on Tuesday paid their respects to the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, as his body lay in state in the capital of his native Ghana.

Kofi Annan to receive state burial in Ghana on Sept 13

Accra - Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state funeral and burial in Ghana on September 13, the Ghanaian president said on Friday, calling it "a major event for our country".

Switzerland mourns 'visionary and friend' Kofi Annan

Geneva - As tributes flooded in from around the world Sunday for former UN chief Kofi Annan, Switzerland mourned a "visionary" who helped bolster his adopted home's position as an international diplomatic hub.

Ghana backpedalling out of banking crisis

Accra - Ghana is backpedalling out of a banking crisis as the government takes on debt to save a troubled sector and vows to punish the executives responsible.

Annan lashed out at state of global leadership before death

Paris - Former UN chief Kofi Annan, who died on Saturday, lashed out at the state of global leadership in an exclusive interview with AFP last year, urging more cooperation to deal with terrorism, migration and climate change.

Kofi Annan: key dates

Paris - Key dates in the life of former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan, the first black man to head the world body.- April 8, 1938: Born in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi to an aristocratic family from the Fante tribe.

Kofi Annan: the UN's 'rock star' secretary-general

New York - Kofi Annan, who died Saturday at the age of 80, led the United Nations through the divisive years of the Iraq war and the trauma of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

'Guiding force for good': World mourns loss of Kofi Annan

Geneva - There was an outpouring of condolences from leaders around the world on Saturday after the death of former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan.

Tributes pour in for former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan

Geneva - From his native Africa to the United States, tributes poured in from top leaders around the world Sunday after UN chief, Nobel peace laureate, and "diplomatic rock star" Kofi Annan died at the age of 80.

Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80

Geneva - Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday after a short illness at the age of 80, his foundation announced.

Ghana vows investigation into football corruption claims

Accra - The Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Thursday pledged to tackle corruption after an explosive undercover investigation alleged referees took bribes and the head of the governing body received kickbacks.

Ghana football execs allegedly caught on video taking bribes

Accra - An explosive documentary has rocked Ghana's football association, showing executives including the organisation's head allegedly proposing bribes worth millions of euros.

Ghanaians dream of migrating despite economic optimism

Dormaa Ahenkro - Ernest Owusu wants to get his hands dirty. "I have nothing to work on," the Ghanaian mechanic complains, looking around at his roadside garage which is littered with rusted cars and vans.

Talks open in Togo between government and opposition

Lom - Long-awaited talks between Togo's government and the opposition began on Monday to try to end a six-month political stand-off that has seen thousands take to the streets in almost weekly protests against the ruling party.

US targets Hezbollah financier with sanctions

Washington - The United States levied sanctions Friday against six individuals and seven business with alleged links to Hezbollah financier Adham Tabaja, the White House said.

Trump language on Africa unacceptable, racist: Ghana

Accra - Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday said Donald Trump's reported description of African nations as "shithole countries" was unacceptable, while his predecessor branded the US head of state a racist.

Pangolin trade forces Ghana to look at new wildlife laws

Accra - Ghana is facing calls to update its laws on wildlife crime after fears the country has become a transit route for the illegal trade in pangolin scales.

Anger in Ghana after four die in fuel station fire, blasts

Accra - Ghanaians on Sunday pushed the government to improve safety at fuel stations after four people were killed when a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in the nation's capital, triggering explosions.

Three dead in Ghana as gas truck fire causes explosions

Accra - At least three people were killed and dozens injured after a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in Ghana's capital, Accra, triggering explosions at two fuel stations, emergency services said Sunday.

Ghana wakes up and smells the coffee

Kintampo - Like many people around the world, 80-year-old Kofi Afadi can't start his morning without a cup of coffee.

All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining

Accra - Ghana has long been known for its bountiful gold reserves and was called "the Gold Coast" during its colonial era.

Ghana eyes surfing to boost tourism numbers

Kasoa - Brett Davies paced up and down the sloping sands of Kokrobite beach in Ghana, organising surfers from 20 different countries at his annual international competition.

The prize-winning tech helping Ghana's farmers to grow

Accra - Agyei Douglas is a farmer who grows vegetables near Kumasi in Ghana's central Ashanti region. He used to struggle to access markets and capital.

Ghana court rules transfer of ex-Guantanamo detainees unconstitutional

Accra - Ghana's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the transfer of two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to the country was unconstitutional without parliamentary approval.

Ghanaians take aim at corruption

Accra - Ghana's government is facing growing calls to keep its promises after it won elections on a pledge to stamp out corruption.
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