Ghana remains determined to host the next Africa Games despite its worst financial crisis in decades. However, even in the wake of a multi-billion IMF loan, some supporters of the project have grown sceptical.
John Mahama — who served as Ghana's president between 2013-2017 — is running for the top job in 2024. His longtime rival, Nana Akufo-Addo, won’t contest next year's vote, which could increase Mahama’s chances of winning.
It’s been a whirlwind, but we are proud to announce the release of The Economist’s World Ahead 2023 under an exclusive license. This year’s edition features coverage of Ghana and Nigeria unlike before. The event for the launch took place on April 27th at the Ecobank Pan African Centre (EPAC) in Lagos, Nigeria. Industry leaders and the Lagos State Governor, represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, were present and participated in panel discussions about how we can improve in Western Africa.
Meet the NGO in Ghana assisting people with mental health issues take care of their daily needs. In addition to help with treatment plans, the patients are given work opportunities in farming to support their expenses.
A keenly-watched malaria vaccine from Oxford University has secured its first approval, in Ghana, as the African country ramps up efforts to combat the mosquito-borne disease that kills a child every minute.
An Oxford University malaria vaccine has been approved for use in Ghana. The African country is ramping up efforts to combat the mosquito-borne disease that kills a child every minute.
In Ghana, royal umbrellas are used in the chieftaincy. They not only shield a chief, king or queen from the weather, but they also reveal personality traits. Artist Rita Mawuena Benissan is working to preserve the history and stories of these "royal" umbrellas.
For many children in Ghana, cerebral palsy can mean a lifetime of exclusion, particularly from the world of sports. But one club in the country is trying to change all that.
Second gentleman Doug Emhoff was presented with traditional Kente cloth on Tuesday (March 28) while traveling on an African tour with Vice President Kamala Harris.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrived at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana on Sunday, the first stop of a three-nation tour of Africa. The visit is part of a diplomatic push by the Biden administration to deepen ties with the continent amid competition from China and Russia.
The West African nation is facing one of its worst economic crises in decades. Soaring inflation is compounding the sufferings of many Ghanaians who now have to dig deeper into their pockets to afford essential goods.
Ghana is expanding its national malaria vaccine immunization program to ensure that the shots reach thousands of children at high risk of malaria. The program is coordinated by the World Health Organization with support from NGOs and other stakeholders.