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Ghana bus crash: At least 60 killed in collision

At least 60 people have died in a bus crash in Ghana’s Bono East region on Friday, according to reports. A head-on collision involving two vehicles took place on the Kintampo-Techiman highway near Kintampo.


Ghana 4-0 Gabon: Five-star Black Meteors rout Panthers in U23 Afcon qualifier

Ghana have one foot in the last round of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifying following a 4-0 thrashing of Gabon on Saturday. An Osman Bukari double and a goal each from Spain-based Kwabena Owusu and Germany-based Bernard Tekpetey gave the Black Meteors a resounding advantage in the second


AFCON 2019 Qualifier: Kenya arrive in Ghana today for Saturday clash

The Harambee Stars of Kenya will arrive in Ghana today for Saturday’s final 2019 AFCON Qualifier against the Black Stars. Despite both teams having already booked places in the tournament in Egypt in June, the match is to determine which of them will get top spot in Group F.


What Harambee Stars must do to break down Ghana's Black Stars

Harambee Stars will take on Ghana's Black Stars in the final Afcon qualifying match hoping to finish top of Group F ahead of the West African nation. It will be a tough call for Kenya who won the first leg by a solitary goal and went on to draw against Ethiopia away before winning 3-0 at home to qua


Fiery bus crash leaves at least 50 dead in Ghana

March 22 (UPI) -- Two buses collided and burst into flames Friday in central Ghana, local police said, killing at least 50 people. The commercial vehicles collided around 1:30 a.m. in the town of Kintampo, Ghana Police Service spokesman David Eklu told CNN.


Ghana 1-0 Kenya: Ekuban strike sinks Harambee Stars in Accra

March 23, 2019 will be stay with Caleb Ekuban forever as he came off the bench on his debut Black Stars on his birthday to score the goal that beat Kenya 1-0 in Accra in the final Group F AFCON 2019 Qualifier.


NairaBet Preview: Ghana vs Kenya: Bank on the Black Stars to come out on top

Ghana entertains Kenya at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday evening for what will determine the winner in Group F in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers. Having suffered a 1-0 defeat in the reverse fixture held in Nairobi, Kwesi Appiah's men will be looking to get their own back at the Hara


Ghana’s Fabin to take charge of Uganda at U-17 Nations Cup

Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin, who took Ghana to the quarter-finals of the Under 17 World Cup in 2017, has been appointed as Uganda's Under 17 coach ahead of next month's U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania.


Ghana’s 'Queen Fishmongers' Face an Uncertain Future

A fishmonger in Elmina, a fishing port in the Central Region of Ghana. Environmental Justice Foundation. Each morning, men living in fishing communities along Ghana's coastline push off in search of the day's catch. But when the boats come back to shore, it's the women who take over.


Why Christopher Mbamba did not start for Harambee Stars against Ghana

Sweden-based star Christopher Mbamba was not used in the Kenya v Ghana Afcon qualifying contest because he lacked proper papers. Goal understands that the player who was handed his first call to the team, by coach Sebastien Migne, failed to get his debut in the final Group F match because the Swedis


FIFA Task Force set up deal with corruption in Ghana football

A FIFA Task Force on Ghana football has been formed by the world football governing body to create various mechanisms to deal with corruption and related matters. The creation and establishment of the task force was part of the things that came out of the meeting between the Government of Ghana and


Dazzlingly Morbid, Hand-Painted Film Posters from 1980s Ghana

LONDON — An oversized infant sucks at a cow’s udder while a snake-woman floats overhead. A naked, bloodied man is tied to a cross as the stump of his left foot stands up on its own, and a headless man kneels on the other side.


Sebastien Migne praises local-based players despite Harambee Stars defeat to Ghana

Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne has praised his local-based players for their exploits, despite Kenya bowing to Ghana on Saturday. The tactician had four local-based players - Joash Onyango, Francis Kahata, Philemon Otieno and Dennis Odhiambo - in his starting line-up while four more - Ber


Ghana journalists fear 'rule of jungle' after attacks

Ghana's reputation as a beacon of media freedom in an otherwise turbulent region has come under threat following a spate of attacks on journalists. Earlier this month, reporter Raissa Sambou was rushed to hospital after allegedly being assaulted by police in the capital Accra. Two of her colleagues


Bus collision claims over 50 lives in Ghana

At least 60 people were killed on Friday in a bus collision in Ghana, West Africa, AFP quoted the police as saying. A further 28 passengers were taken to hospital, with seven in a critical condition, after the crash in the Bono East region at around 2am. "May the Almighty grant their souls peaceful


Lessons from Ghana: For a former Sun Chronicle reporter, life as a Peace Corps volunteer is a series of juxtapositions

Her hands are stained red with the oil of palm nuts. From soap making, I imagine — the large metal basin she stores in the back of the taxicab suggests that too — but after months here I am still naïve; I won’t truly know. She is squeezed next to me in the front of the car, the two of us small enoug


By The Numbers: Ghana 1-0 Kenya

Nothing official was at stake in Saturday’s match as both teams had already qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a game to spare. Ghana took their revenge through debutant Caleb Ekuban, who scored the only goal of the meeting in the 82nd minute to help the hosts finish on top of Group F


Designer Belkis Whyte Brings a Splash of Ghana to NYC’s Streets

When Belkis Whyte graduated from college and earned a dream fashion internship in New York City, she found herself conforming to the city’s ubiquitous style: all black apparel with poker straight hair. Ironically, her creativity and individuality was being stifled in one of the world’s great fashion


Knowledge of female genital schistosomiasis lacking in Ghana, study finds

Urogenital schistosomiasis (US), a chronic parasitic disease, is endemic in Ghana and policymakers have undertaken efforts to control it, largely through mass drug administration of praziquantel given to school-aged children. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have found


Ghana, Togo and Benin on alert against jihadist threat

An alarming rise in jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso is posing a mounting threat to security in three of its coastal neighbours, according to security sources and analysts. Benin, Ghana and Togo have so far been spared the Islamist violence that has hit their landlocked neighbour since 2015 -- a fal