Ghana

Nigeria:FIFA Gives Nigeria, Ghana Final Deadline or Face Ban

World soccer governing body has given Nigeria and Ghana final warning to respect her statutes or face ban from all football related activities.In a …

FIFA Council

Bank of Ghana plans to prosecute executives of failed banks

ACCRA, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Ghana’s central bank plans to prosecute executives of failed local lenders suspected of dissipating depositors’ funds and insider dealing, the regulator told Reuters on Tuesday.<p>The Bank of Ghana on Aug. 1 said it had revoked the licenses of Unibank and smaller peers Royal …

Central Banks

Nigeria and Ghana are given Fifa ultimatums or face bans

Fifa has issued ultimatums to Nigeria and Ghana that they both face bans from global football for "undue influence" in the affairs of their governing bodies.

Africa

FIFA Threatens Ban on Nigeria, Ghana If Ultimatums Not Met

The world football ruling body has given both countries an August 20 deadline to stop government interference in its football associations, or face …

Africa

Ghana's ruling party thugs sack CEO of teaching hospital, staff strike

Thugs allegedly affiliated to Ghana’s ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Monday sacked Chief Executive Officer of a teaching hospital located in …

Africa

Levante unveil Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena, to wear no. 20

The forward joined the Frogs in a four-year deal after a successful stint at FC Zurich<p>Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena has been officially unveiled as a Levante player on Monday.<p>Last week, the LaLiga outfit beat Russian side CSKA Moscow to secure a four-year deal for the 22-year-old from Swiss club FC …

Soccer

Ghana Arrests Saiko Crew

Ghana has stepped up its efforts to crack down on “saiko” – an illegal practice driving the collapse of Ghana’s inshore fishery, whereby industrial …

Canoeing

Ghana’s frustrated youth are vulnerable to the radical call of ISIS

Over the past couple of decades Ghana has won a hard-earned reputation as a stable and settled democracy.<p>Yet, as news broke last week that a young university graduate from Ghana had left home to join Islamic State of Iraq (ISIS), it was hard not to dread the prospect of a mass exodus or worse, …

Africa

Watch rare footage of Louis Armstrong play an open-air concert in pre-independence Ghana

In May 1956, jazz great Louis Armstrong was at the center of a dance party that would become one of the greatest crossover moments across the Atlantic Ocean.<p>Armstrong traveled to Accra with CBS journalist Edward R. Murrow. The legendary broadcaster was in the process of filming a documentary on …

Great Britain

Ghana is looking to outer space. It needs the law to match

Rapid advances in space technology mean that space is no longer simply a stargazer’s paradise.<p>The socio-economic benefits possible from the use of …

Technology (Africa)

20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 - News - European trio advance to last eight

England v Mexico: Group B - FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 - Lauren Hemp of England breaks away from Miriam Garcia of Mexico<p>12 Aug …

Soccer

Ghana 1-0 New Zealand: Black Princesses bid goodbye to Women's U20 World Cup with smiles

Ghana bowed out of the Fifa Under-20 Women's World Cup on a winning note following a 1-0 triumph over New Zealand in their last group game on …

New Zealand

Junior Football Ferns dumped out of U20 World Cup with loss to Ghana

New Zealand have exited the Women's Under20 Football World Cup in France with a whimper, falling to a 1-0 loss in their final pool match against …

Sport (New Zealand)

Benin 1-1 Ghana (Agg: 2-4) Black Satellites through to U-20 Afcon

Ghana will be back at the next Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations after sealing qualification with a 1-1 away draw against Benin on Sunday.<p>The Black …

Africa

FIFA U20 Women's World Cup: U20 women look to go again

The New Zealand players came up with the performance of their young lives to hold France to a scoreless draw but now have it all to do again if they …

Sport (New Zealand)

Ghana president keeps 'elephant-size' govt in first reshuffle

Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday evening announced a ministerial reshuffle, the first since appointments were made in March …

Africa

President of Ghana ‘reassures’ church leaders that he won’t decriminalise homosexuality

The President of Ghana has said he has “no plans” to change the country’s laws on homosexuality.<p>It is currently illegal to be gay in Ghana, and gay …

LGBTQI

King from Ghana won't attend African Cultural Festival due to illness

The king's daughter and two chiefs will attend the festival in his place.

Festivals

Ghana replaces sacked energy chief in reshuffle of huge cabinet

ACCRA, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo replaced his sacked energy minister on Thursday in a reshuffle that still maintained the West African country’s high number of ministers — 110 in total.<p>Akufo-Addo sacked Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko on Monday, and in the reshuffle he …

Africa

This Short Doc Follows Ghana's Rising Female Boxers

<i>Ramatu Go Box</i> is a stunning and informative short documentary that introduces us to <b>Ramatu</b>—a female boxer on Ghana's national boxing team who want to …

Boxing

Majeed Waris: Ghana striker excited to be returning to France

Ghana international Majeed Waris says he is excited by the challenge of returning to France after joining Nantes on a season-long loan from Portuguese giants FC Porto.

Soccer

CAF takes disciplinary action against referees [Sport]

<b>On Sunday 5th of August 2018, the Disciplinary Board CAF held a meeting in order to decide over the cases of the referees named by media as being</b> …

Africa

Ghana bishop complains of growing Chinese influence in the country

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – A bishop in Ghana is claiming Chinese influence in the country is making the people face “captivity in our own land.”In a video …

Africa

Ghana's Akufo-Addo Introduces New Blood to Electoral Commission

Ghana's Akufo-Addo Introduces New Blood to Electoral CommissionPresident Akufo-Addo drew attention to the importance of credible elections, saying …

Africa

Ghanaian President Sacks Energy Minister

Ghanaian President Sacks Energy MinisterPresident Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has relieved minister for Energy Boakye Agyarko of his post with immediate …

Africa

New Zealand under-20s hold France to scoreless draw at World Cup

New Zealand under-20s goalkeeper Anna Leat didn't have too much to do against France on Thursday.<p>The New Zealand women's under-20 team have battled …

New Zealand

Ghana Energy Minister Fired Due to Power Deal, Says Presidency

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo fired the country’s energy minister due to proposals for a renegotiation of a $510 million private power deal with …

Africa

President Akufo-Addo: Ghana no wan do 'la borrow' from IMF after di current bailout end

Image copyright Getty Images<p>Ghana government say dem dey work hard make dem no go back to di International Monetary Fund (IMF) after di current bailout finish by di end of dis year.<p>According to President Akufo-Addo sake of dis goal dem currently dey want build strong economy so say Ghana no go …

International Monetary Fund

Eight more Ghana officials banned by CAF

The Confederation of African football has banned eight more Ghanaian football officials - one for life - as the fallout from an undercover exposé …

African Football

Under-20 Women's World Cup: Ghana suffer second defeat

<b>Ghana suffered a second straight defeat at the 2018 Women's under-20 World Cup in France, losing 4-0 to the Netherlands in Vannes on Wednesday.</b><p>An eleven minute goal-spree in the first half sealed a win for the Dutch who are on the verge of qualification to the quarter-finals.<p>Aniek Nouwen headed …

New Zealand