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Falling tree kills at least 18 at Ghana waterfall

ACCRA (Reuters) - At least 18 people were killed when a large tree fell into the pool they were swimming in at the base...

Faith puts Ghana at heart of global Christianity

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana is embracing the Christian faith with a fervour that is increasingly shaping its national identity. The country is...

Ghana to launch agricultural project for food security, jobs

Accra (Xinhua) President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday said Ghana would launch a national agricultural programme aimed at ensuring food security and job creation. The “Planting...

Ghana fears negative economic indices on 2016 targets

ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana will miss its 2016 targets on growth, fiscal deficit reduction and its primary balance, but it intends to restore fiscal...

Swansea sign Ghana’s Jordan Ayew from Aston Villa

London (Reuters) Swansea City FC have signed Aston Villa’s Ghana forward, Jordan Ayew in an exchange deal that sees their Wales left back Neil...

No more, ‘Dumsor’, power failure, in Ghana – Power Minister, Kwabena...

Accra (Reuters) - Ghana's government said on Wednesday it had fixed an electricity supply deficit that caused years of frequent blackouts that hurt businesses and...

Ghana contracts Turkey to ameliorate blackouts

By Kwasi Kpodo Tema (Reuters) - A power-generating ship from Turkey was officially welcomed at Ghana's main port on Sunday after arriving the previous day in...

Nigeria gives Ghana February 2016 deadline to pay off $171.5m Gas...

N-Gas, the main supplier of gas to Ghana's Volta River Authority (VRA) through the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP), has given VRA up to...

Opposition accuses Ghanaian President of spending $10m on diaries

Ghana's opposition leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, has accused President John Dramani Mahama of spending $10 million on printing presidential diaries, instead of paying debts owed Nigeria for...

Nigeria defers plan to slash gas supply to Ghana

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Nigeria has deferred a plan to slash gas exports to Ghana beginning Friday over an outstanding debt of...

Nigeria may stop gas supply to Ghana, as Accra defaults in...

Nigeria may curb the supply of natural gas to Ghana because the country has not paid more than a year of bills for the...

Ghana has no reason to be poor – World Bank

"There is no reason why northern Ghana and for that matter, Ghana as a whole should be poor, many countries do not have a fraction of the resources that Ghana has." - World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Henry Kerali

Brooms-waving APC members welcome Buhari to Ghana

The broom signifies the house-cleaning agenda the party intends to embark upon after years of mismanagement and corruption. There was also drumming and dancing as a sizeable crowd hailed their president.

Buhari visits Ghana today to discuss regional security

Buhari will be accompanied on the visit by his national security adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno, and senior officials in the ministries of foreign affairs, defence, justice and industry, trade and investment.

Ghana strike ends but 2016 election campaign set to test IMF...

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg Accra (Reuters) - Ghana faced down the first major challenge to an IMF austerity programme on Monday when doctors suspended a...

Anxiety in Ghana, as two nationals join ISIS

Ghana's National Security Co-ordinator, Mr Yaw Donkor, has confirmed that two Ghanaians have joined the terrorist group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). He explained...

Nigeria, Ghana, others lose $9.6bn annually to corporate tax waivers

Abuja  (NAN) Nigeria and three other West African countries lose an average of 9.6 billion dollars as revenues yearly through corporate tax incentives and...

Ghana doctors to suspend three-week strike

ACCRA (Reuters) - Doctors in Ghana will suspend a three-week strike they called to press for better conditions of service, the Ghana Medical Association...

Ghana’s doctors extend strike in challenge to government

By Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA (Reuters) - Doctors in Ghana decided on Friday to strike for two more weeks, their union said, in a protest that...

Ghana needs GDP growth above 8% to cope with rising population

ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana needs annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth above 8 percent to create jobs for its expanding population, President John Mahama...

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