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Woman gives birth over the Atlantic during a flight from Ghana to the United States

A woman went into labor on a flight that had departed the West African nation of Ghana to the United States. This midflight labor happened on United Airlines Flight 997, which departed from Kotoka International Airport in Accra, the capital of Ghana, and was bound for Washington Dulles International Airport on an 11-hour flight. They […]

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Ghana: Mining explosive explosion kills 17, injures dozens, destroys hundreds of buildings

A vehicle carrying explosives used in mining collided with a motorcycle and blew up in a town in western Ghana, leaving at least 17 people dead and injuring dozens, according to the government. Social media footage showed a large blast area in Apiate, near the city of Bogoso some 300km west of the capital, Accra, […]

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Ghana’s airport will fine airlines $3,500 for every passenger they bring unvaccinated or Covid-19 positive upon arrival

Ghana’s main international airport will fine airlines $3,500 for every passenger they fly in who is not vaccinated against COVID-19 or who tests positive for the coronavirus upon arrival, it said on December 13. The rule comes into effect on Tuesday at Kotoka International Airport in the capital Accra, Ghana Airports said. It follows a […]

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Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo wins re-election amid DEADLY election violence

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo won re-election with 51.59 percent of the vote, results from the election commission showed on Wednesday, as deadly violence gripped the West African country. The results follow a contentious poll that both candidates had said they were leading based on their camps’ tallies. Five people were killed in election violence since […]

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95-year-old WWII hero receives ‘marvellous’ letter from Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

A heartwarming video shows the sweet moment a Second World War veteran received a ‘marvellous’ letter from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Private Joseph Hammond, 95, who fought in the Second World War in Ghana, Africa, is walking more than 14 miles for frontline workers supporting coronavirus relief. Taking to Twitter, the pensioner shared the […]

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Ghanaian footballer stranded at Mumbai airport after 74 days due to Covid-19 lockdown

A Ghanaian footballer who slept in an Indian airport for over two months during the country’s coronavirus lockdown has finally left the hub. Randy Juan Muller, who turned 23 this week, flew to India on November 7 for a six-month contract to play soccer for ORPC Sports Club in Kerala, south India. As the coronavirus […]

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ONE worker infected 533 others with coronavirus at Ghana factory

Hundreds of factory workers at a fish processing plant in Ghana have tested positive for the coronavirus, the country’s president Nana Akufo-Addo said. All 533 of them contracted the virus from one worker at the factory in the port city of Tema, the president said in his public address to the nation Sunday. The factory […]

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Passenger Buses Collide Head-On In Ghana, 50 Killed

Over 50 people were killed when two commercial buses collided and burst into flames in northern Ghana. Ghana Police Service spokesman David Eklu said the accident took place at about 1:30 am Friday morning when the two long-distance buses collided head-on on the main highway leading from Kintampo to Tamale, Ghana’s fourth largest city. Eklu […]