Illuminating rural houses in Ghana’s north
14 January 2023 | 5:00 am
In Ghana’s Upper West region, a small startup is mounting solar-powered and cost-effective mini-grids across light-poor communities. It also distributes rechargeable solar lamps to its members.
25 May 2022
Striking school cooks in Ghana want a year's backdated salary and an increased feeding grant. Caterers blame soaring prices on the war in Ukraine. Millions of children will not be fed until the issues are resolved.
28 May 2022
Accra residents were grappling with flash flooding on Tuesday (May 24) after heavy rain hit the Ghanaian capital overnight.
30 May 2022
Yemaachi Biotech, a Ghanaian cancer research and diagnostics startup, wants to expand the world's knowledge of how cancer affects people of African descent.
ISWAP behind Owo Church Attack – National Security Council, Ghana’s inflation surges to 18-year peak
9 Jun 2022
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20 Jun 2022
The maiden edition of the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) Awards treated winners and guests to a delightful evening on the 9th of June at NOK by Alara, Lagos. The awards celebrated and recognised people who have contributed massively to the healthcare sector in Nigeria and revealed the continued efforts of the NSSF to provide better healthcare in Nigeria.
16 Jun 2022
Ghana's gourmet chef Elijah Addo is reducing food waste and feeding those in need. Once employed by high-end restaurants, Addo today runs West Africa's largest foodbank, and organizing mobile feeding campaigns has become his full-time job.
19 Jun 2022
Locals in Ghana's Paga region revere crocodiles as sacred. It's forbidden to harm or kill them. But plastic waste is posing a new threat to the reptiles.
23 Jul 2022
Ghana has officially confirmed two cases of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious disease similar to Ebola, its health service said on Sunday, after two people who later died tested positive for the virus earlier this month.
21 Jul 2022
Ghana's inflation has hit nearly 30% — the highest in the last two decades — as citizens lament the skyrocketing cost of living. Could the International Monetary Fund provide a solution for the West African nation?
4 Aug 2022
A child has become the latest victim of Ghana's first ever outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus, the World Health Organization has said.
Ghana's central bank has announced the West African country's biggest ever hike in its main lending rate after an emergency meeting to tackle the deteriorating economy.
A lion at Ghana's Accra Zoo mauled a man to death after he entered its enclosure, the government said in a statement. A security official on routine patrol noticed a middle-aged man had climbed over the tall mesh fence enclosing a lion, a lioness and two cubs around noon on Sunday.
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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the naira redesign policy is affecting operations of businesses in Nigeria, stressing that the chamber expects a smooth transition to the use of the new notes for business transactions.
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LeBron James has become the highest point scorer in NBA history. Here is how some of his fellow stars reacted to him making history. Some knew the record was about to fall as soon as they saw James’ pregame fit and headband. James’ NBA peers were some of the first to congratulate him on breaking the record.
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From withholding nearly $40 million in tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority, to pledges to expand West Bank settlements and the Israeli security minister's controversial visit to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the first months of Israel's most far-right government in history presage a bleak outlook for peaceful relations between Israelis and Palestinians.