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Dead dolphins and fishes washed ashore in Ghana

– – More than 60 dead dolphins and tonnes of different species of fish have been washed ashore along the coasts of Ghana. In Axim-Bewire in the Western Region, over 60 dolphins were washed ashore on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Prior to that discovery, tonnes of large species of fish have also been spotted in Osu in the capital Accra… Read More
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Ghana secures $2.6bn deal for SkyTrain project

Ghana on Monday signed a concession deal with South African-based African Investment SkyTrain consortium to develop its train system. The deal is meant to cover a project called the Accra SkyTrain Project. A memorandum of understanding was signed last year. On the sidelines of the ongoing African Investment Forum in Johannesburg, officials from Ghana and the South African based consortium… Read More
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Shatta Wale: Ghana’s dancehall artiste inspiring the next generation

In his makeshift studio in Ghana’s capital city Accra, 35-year old Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr simply known as Shatta Wale is busy working on a new song detailing the struggles of young people. He had just launched his new album ‘Wonder Boy‘ which comes barely a year after his ‘Reign’ album was released. Despite being on a short break,… Read More
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Ghana: Military officer charged in failed coup plot

State prosecutors in Ghana have charged a senior military officer for his role in a failed attempt to destabilize the country. Colonel Samuel Kojo Gameli and another civilian, Gershon Akpa who is an employee of the Ghana Armed Forces were charged on Friday. They were said to be part of the plot to overthrow the government. Prosecutors charged them with… Read More
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Ghana to host 1st African Cocoa and Chocolate expo

From the 4th to the 6th October, 2019, the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) will host the maiden edition of the African Cocoa & Chocolate Expo (ACCE) in the heart of the nation’s capital, Accra. For three days, this historic gathering would assemble and showcase innovations and achievements by entrepreneurs and change-makers in the cocoa value-chain in Africa, at the… Read More
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The very best of Ghana’s ChaleWote arts festival

This year Ghana’s popular arts festival Chale Wote was held on the occasion of 400 years since the first set of Africans left the shores of Ghana to serve as slaves in America. From August 12 to 25 the festival gave hundreds of artists the opportunity to showcase their talents through artworks in Ghana’s capital Accra. Artworks of different forms… Read More
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Ghana: Man fakes suicide attempt to create awareness

A man in Ghana on Tuesday staged a fake suicide attempt creating panic in the capital Accra. The unidentified man was seen sitting on top of 20-foot statue of Obetsebi Lamptey, one of Ghana’s Independence heroes. He was supported by some residents to climb on top of the statue with the help of a ladder, according to local media reporting.… Read More
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Ethiopia, Ghana have highest hotel room rates in Africa

Ethiopia and Ghana have been ranked top of the list of African countries with highest hotel room rates. The ranking was done by STR, an American company that tracks supply and demand data for multiple market sectors, including the global hotel industry. Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa city ranked first posting Africa’s highest average daily rate (ADR). Between July 2018 and June… Read More
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U.S. Congress speaker Pelosi arrives in Ghana for visit

The speaker of United States congress, Nancy Pelosi on Sunday arrived in Ghana’s capital Accra for a visit. She is leading a delegation of American lawmakers to Ghana. The team will hold a high level discussion with the Ghanaian President Nana Akufo Addo and other government officials. The delegation has already visited the U.S. Army African Headquarters in Italy as… Read More
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Prostitutes in Ghana “too broke”, pay taxi fares with sex

Some commercial sex workers in Ghana’s capital Accra are reportedly paying their taxi fares with sex since they are too broke. They are hardly making enough sales through their escapades and the only way to pay for their taxi fares is to offer sex in return. Local newspaper The Spectator reported that some drivers who often pick up these commercial… Read More