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Thousands attend Ghana president's funeral
African leaders and US secretary of state among mourners as John Atta Mills, who died last month, is laid to rest.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 14:55 GMT
Clinton challenges African leaders to reform
US secretary of state calls on continent's leaders to "treat their people with dignity" as she begins seven-nation tour.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012 15:18 GMT
Ghana: A democratic anomaly
Unlike many sub-Saharan states, Ghana saw a peaceful transition of power last week after President Mills died.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012 11:18 GMT
Ghana swears in Mahama as new president
As nation mourns passing of president, the inauguration of John Dramani Mahama shifts attention to election race.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2012 14:45 GMT
Ghana president John Atta Mills dies
Statement from president's office announces Mills' death but gives no further details.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2012 00:41 GMT
Obituary: Ghana's John Atta Mills
Former law professor-turned-president, credited for overseeing large oil production in Ghana, has died at 68.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2012 19:33 GMT
As Ghana is experiencing a new gold rush, widespread corruption is allowing illegal mining to flourish.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2011 12:21 GMT
'All options open' in Cote d'Ivoire
Olusegun Obasanjo optimistic but does not rule out military intervention in efforts to resolve political crisis.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2011 06:21 GMT
Kenya PM warns of Cote d'Ivoire war
Raila Odinga says civil war may break out unless a "negotiated settlement" is reached.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2011 22:55 GMT
Ghana joins ranks of oil producers
Ghana set to become Africa's seventh largest oil producer with the president promising 'benefits for all'.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2010 13:55 GMT
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