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Ghana seeks new dawn for struggling power sector

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Ghana’s new government is looking to fix a crippling power crisis with a complete overhaul of its deficit-ridden energy sector including a boost for solar energy. Intermittent power supply issues have dogged the west African nation since the 1980s and became particularly acute in the …

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Controversy over Ghana’s elephant size cabinet

Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo lent credence to the saying that the strength of an African democracy is in the size of its cabinet after he appointed 110 ministers to his newly formed government. Addo defended the size of his cabinet as a “necessary investment” for the small country. Addo appointed …

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Ghana shuts tourist site where 20 died in freak tree accident

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Ghanaian authorities have closed the popular tourist destination of Kintampo Falls after 20 people died in a tree fall tragedy, officials said Monday. A group of high school and university students were swimming on Sunday afternoon at the picturesque waterfalls in the Brong-Ahafo region, some 450 …

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FIFA bans Ghanaian referee for life for match fixing

Zurich, Switzerland | AFP | Ghanaian referee Joseph Odartei Lamptey was on Monday banned for life by world football’s governing body FIFA for match fixing. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) had already slapped a three-month ban on Lamptey after he awarded South Africa a controversial penalty in their 2-1 …

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20 students die in freak tree accident in Ghana

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Twenty students died after trees fell on them while swimming in a river during a storm in Ghana, emergency officials said Sunday. Ghana National Fire Service spokesman Prince Billy Anaglate said the “unusual incident” happened on Sunday afternoon, when a group of high school students were …

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Man of the match thanks wife and girlfriend

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africa-based Ghanaian footballer Mohammed Anas was so excited after scoring twice in a top-flight match that he thanked his wife — and his girlfriend. The goals for Free State Stars in an away league draw with Ajax Cape Town this weekend earned striker Anas …

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New Ghana president appoints record 110 ministers

Accra, Ghana | AFP |  Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday defended his controversial decision to appoint a 110-minister government, calling it a “necessary investment” in the small west African country. The new government nominated Wednesday — which includes dozens of lower-level and regional ministers — is a record for …

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KIIZA: Opposition are partners to governments

The Leader of the Opposition in Uganda’s Parliament Winnie Kiiza has said that opposition parties should not be viewed as enemies of the ruling government, but as an organ with an advisory role. Kiiza said that the opposition is a government in waiting’ and should not be classified as being against …

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AFCON: Traore snatches third place for Burkina Faso

Port-Gentil, Gabon | AFP |  Alain Traore scored with one minute left to give Burkina Faso a 1-0 win over Ghana Saturday and third place in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Turkey-based attacker thumped an angled free-kick over goalkeeper Richard Ofori and into the net in Gabonese coastal city …

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Indomitable Lions in AFCON final vs Egypt

Cameroon 2 (Ngadeu 72, Bassogog 90+3) Ghana 0 Franceville, Gabon | AFP | Michael Ngadeu and Christian Bassogog both netted in the second half as Cameroon beat Ghana 2-0 in Franceville on Thursday to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final. A finely-poised tie remained goalless until the 72nd minute, …

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