Ghana

Ghana, 60 years after independence

Today March 6, Ghana celebrates its Independence Day. Here is an overview of its democracy, education and resources.

Ghana, 60 years after independence

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Ghana's new president caught up in plagiarism scandal

Office of new president apologises for lifting passages from speeches by ex-US leaders during his inaugural address.

Ghana: Nana Akufo-Addo caught up in plagiarism row

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Nana Akufo-Addo sworn in as Ghana's new president

President vows to not let Ghanaians down after taking oath of office at ceremony attended by dozens of African leaders.

Nana Akufo-Addo sworn in as Ghana's new president

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Nana Akufo-Addo to be sworn in as Ghana's new president

Former human rights lawyer vowed to put Ghana "back on path of prosperity" after economic slump under President Mahama.

Nana Akufo-Addo to be sworn in as Ghana's new president

101 East

China's African Gold Rush

101 East travels into Ghana's tropical rainforest where 30,000 Chinese miners hunt for gold.

Politics

Ghana's opposition leader wins presidential election

President Mahama concedes defeat to former foreign minister Akufo-Addo, who was making his third bid for the top job.

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Ghana opposition is 'confident' it has won election

Civil society urges election commission to quickly release results, as ruling party rejects opposition victory claims.

Ghana opposition is 'confident' it has won election

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Ghanaian voices on coming presidential elections

As President John Dramani Mahama prepares to face his competition, Ghanaians opine on whether he should be re-elected.

Ghanaian voices on coming presidential elections

Politics

Ghana elections: Vote count begins in tight contest

Elections come at a time of severe economic decline and reports of rising voter intimidation in West African nation.

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Ghanaians vote in knife-edge elections

The race is tight with President John Mahama and his rival Nana Akufo Addo running neck and neck in opinion polls.

Crime

Fake US embassy in Ghana shut down

The fake embassy operated illegally for a decade issuing visas at a cost of $6,000 each, according to State Department.

Fake US embassy in Accra shut down

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Gandhi's statue in Ghana at centre of racism row

Campaigners urge removal of Indian social activist's statue from university, saying he was racist towards black people.

Ghana: Call to remove Gandhi statue over 'racist views'

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Dumsor: Electricity outages leaving Ghana in the dark

Ghana, which experienced 159 days of blackout last year, is struggling to find viable energy solutions.

Dumsor: Electricity outages leaving Ghana in the dark

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Ghana bolsters security amid warnings of attack

President urges public to remain calm after memo leaked to media says country could be targeted by armed groups.

Ghana bolsters security amid warnings of attack

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More than 70 people die in Ghana bus crash

Collision between passenger bus and cargo truck underlines West African nation's relatively high rate of road deaths.

More than 70 people die in Ghana bus crash