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Floods kill more than 20 in Ghana

At least 28 people have been killed and several others injured following eight days of torrential rains in north-eastern Ghana. More than 1,000 houses have been destroyed and more than 100 people have been displaced. Authorities fear the casualty figures could rise. The country’s National Disaster Management Organisation has started supplying relief items to the
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FG denies alleged attack on Nigerian Mission in Cotonou

Nigeria, Ghana meet to resolve trade issues caused by border closure

Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama and his Ghanaian counterpart, Mrs Shirley Botchwey, said that both countries had agreed on modalities to resolve the trade challenges arising from the recent border closure. Both Ministers disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja after a closed-door meeting. Botchwey, who was accompanied by the Ghanaian Trade
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Nigerian domestic football is superior to Ghana ― Dauda

Ghana international Fatau Dauda has rated Nigerian football ahead of that of his country of birth in terms of stadium infrastructure and player salaries. The 34-year-old knows both terrains well, having featured for Ashanti Gold in the Ghana Premier League before moving on to join current club Enyimba in the Nigerian Professional Football League. “You hardly see a bad pitch
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Outrage in Ghana over introduction of sex education for children aged four

Parents and Christian groups in Ghana have pushed back against a planned introduction of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) for primary school children aged four. Education officials in Ghana say the UNESCO programme will empower children with information on their sexuality and reproductive health issues, according to BBC Africa report. Director of the Ghana Education Service
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Ghana security arrests three alleged coup plotters

Ghanaian security forces have arrested and are questioning three alleged coup plotters after their plans to target the presidency were foiled. In a statement posted on Twitter, Ghana’s government said the plot had “the ultimate aim of destabilising the country”.   Security Agencies foil attempt to create instability in Ghana — Ministry of Information
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Yobe farmers charge govt. on a ready market

Ghana to produce 850,000 tonnes of cocoa in 2019/20 season: industry regulator

By Emmanuel Okara Ghana, the world’s second-largest cocoa producer, is expected to produce 850,000 tonnes of cocoa in 2019/20 season at the lower end of average levels on account of the swollen shoot disease outbreak, the country’s industry regulator said on Friday. Ghana’s annual production is usually between 850,000 and 900,000 tonnes, although the country
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