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Ghana jails five separatists following death of their leader

Ghana has sentenced five members of a banned separatist group Western Togoland Restoration Front (WTRF) to five years imprisonment. Each of them would serve the five years in prison with hard labour, a court judgment said. They were arrested in 2020 for attacking a police station and freeing inmates. The separatists also blocked roads in an attempt to prevent people… Read More
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Ghana footballer killed in Turkey earthquake buried

Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu, who died in last month’s earthquake in Turkey has been buried in his hometown of Ada, in the Southern part of the country. A state funeral was held for him in the capital Accra, attended by the country’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo and other high profile personalities. Hundreds of people filed past to pay their last respects… Read More
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US Vice-President Harris to visit Ghana, Tanzania and Zambia

US Vice-President Kamala Harris will visit three African countries this month, in what will be her first trip to the continent since becoming vice president. Ms Harris will visit to Ghana, Tanzania and Zambia from 25 March to 2 April. Her visit will focus on efforts to “expand access to the digital economy, support climate adaptation and resilience, and strengthen… Read More
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Child Online Africa welcomes Fulbright Specialist Awardee

The Child Online Africa group based in Ghana has welcomed Frederick Lane, Esq. of New York for an exchange program. The organisation’s executive director, Awo Aidam Amenyah welcomed Mr. Lane to Accra. Frederick Lane is a Fulbright Specialist Program awardee who will complete a project at Child Online Africa aimed at establishing partnerships benefiting participants, institutions, and communities both in… Read More
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Ghana hit by widespread childhood vaccine shortages

Ghana has been hit with widespread shortages of vaccines for routine immunisation of babies from birth to at least 18 months. Under the routine vaccination programme, Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) disease; oral polio vaccine 0 (OPV); Measles-Rubella; Meningitis and Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) are administered. Health experts fear that the situation has the potential to… Read More
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US undertakes military drills in Ghana and Ivory Coast

The United States is leading a military exercise in Ghana and Ivory Coast this month in an attempt to deal with jihadist threats. The 15-day military exercise led by U.S. Special Operations Africa Command (SOCAF) started on 1 March and would involve at least 1,300 army personnel from 30 countries. Codenamed “Flintlock 2023″, the exercise aims to strengthen the ability of… Read More
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Blue Skies unveils solutions to tackle plastic pollution in Ghana

There is a huge demand for the use of plastic for production and all kinds of human activity in Ghana. That rapid rise in demand and usage has led to the country producing about 1.1 million tons of plastic waste per year. Only about 10% of that what is produced is being collected for recycling. Over 2,000 waste pickers are… Read More
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Ghana: Impacting a community through a library

In a remote community of Sakyiama in Ghana, a lawyer is making efforts to promote the culture of reading among children with the building of a library. The founder of the Bekoe Public Library, Samuel Yaw Bekoe, grew up in Adieso where he began his primary education. He told Africa Feeds that helping to put up such a library was… Read More
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Tullow Oil seeks international arbitration on tax dispute with Ghana

Tullow Oil has filed for arbitration in London over two tax bills amounting to $387 million which it’s unit in Ghana had received from local authorities. The company made this public in a statement on Tuesday. The two tax charges which Tullow disputes relate to a period from 2010 to 2020 and are in addition to taxes it has already… Read More
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Ghana names Chris Hughton as new head coach

Former Brighton manager Chris Hughton has been appointed head coach of the Ghana national team. The 64-year-old has been working as a technical adviser for the Black Stars since February 2022. He replaces Otto Addo, who stepped down following the World Cup in Qatar, where Ghana finished bottom of Group H with one win from three matches. It is Hughton’s… Read More