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Ghana to observe FIFA Fair Play Day against Malawi


September 7th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 7 (IANS) Ghana will observe the annual FIFA Fair Play Day when its national senior male team, the Black Stars, play Malawi in the final first-leg of the ... Read more...

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Ghana spent $1.8 mn on late president’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 28 (IANS) Ghana spent a total of 3.6 million Ghana cedis ($1.8 million) on the funeral of former president John Evans Atta Mills, who died late July and ... Read more...

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Indian origin man arrested in Malawi


July 27th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 27 (IANS) A man of Indian origin has been arrested in Malawi for staying in the country illegally and carrying out business without permit, a media report said.Said ... Read more...

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Ghana to play China in international friendly


July 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 21 (IANS) Ghana's senior national men's football team, the Black Stars, have lined up an international friendly against China next month, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced here.The ... Read more...

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Ghana cholera toll rises to 21


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Accra, April 19 (IANS) The toll in the cholera outbreak here in Ghana's capital has risen to 21. Over 1,500 cases of the disease have been reported, an official said.Ato ... Read more...

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Ghana disappointed at semi-final loss in African Cup soccer


February 9th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 9 (IANS) Ghanaian football fans have expressed disappointment at the national team's failure to qualify for the final of the African Nations Cup tournament co-hosted by Gabon and ... Read more...

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African held with Rs.2 crore-worth cocaine at Delhi airport (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A man from Africa was arrested at the Delhi airport with 200 grams of cocaine valued around Rs.2 crore, police said Monday. The contraband was ... Read more...

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Indians help revive tea estates in Malawi


November 30th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Nov 30 (IANS) A group of Indian experts is helping revive tea cultivation in Malawi in southern Africa and has so far succeeded in putting 8,500 acres of ... Read more...

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Ghana fishes for fibre glass boats from India


September 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 11 (IANS) In a move to prevent boat disasters in Ghana, a delegation from the West African country will leave for India next week to negotiate the purchase ... Read more...

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India to assist Ghana in $1.1-bn fertiliser project


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Francis Kokutse Accra, Jan 20 (IANS) India will assist Ghana in a joint venture to set up a$1.1 billion fertiliser plant in the Shama Industrial Area of the west African nation.Ghana's Minister ... Read more...

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Ghana wants duty free access to Indian market


January 13th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Francis Kokutse Accra, Jan 13 (IANS) The west African nation of Ghana is concerned about the imbalance in its trade with India and is hoping to gain duty-free access to the Indian ... Read more...

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70 killed in Ghana mining accident


June 29th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Accra, June 29 (DPA) At least 70 miners have been confirmed dead after a gold mining pit collapsed in central Ghana, local media reported Tuesday. The victims were among a group of small-scale ... Read more...

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Ghana expects to qualify, looks to game against England


December 5th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Accra, Dec 5 (DPA) Ghanian football officials and fans are quietly confident they can emerge from their World Cup group to face England, favourites in Group C, in the next round. The Black ... Read more...

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Ghana look to shine brighter second time around (Team Profile)


November 25th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Accra, Nov 25 (DPA) When Ghana finally burst into the World Cup finals for the first time in 2006, they made an instant impression by emerging from a tough group to ... Read more...

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Obamas tour former slave fort on West African coast (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Accra, July 11 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Saturday toured Cape Coast Castle on the West African coast, the 17th century headquarters of the British colonial administration and key centre for ... Read more...

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Ghana assures India of support in IAEA board


July 27th, 2008 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Saturday took its nuclear diplomacy to Africa as Ghana assured New Delhi of its support in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) board. Minister of State ... Read more...

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Chelsea star Essien is a serial love cheat, says girlfriend


June 23rd, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Chelsea soccer ace Michael Essien has been described as a shameless serial love cheat by his long-term girlfriend Veralie Dela Ackumey. According to 25-year-old Auckmey, a law student, ... Read more...

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