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Ian Khama has had stitches in his face after being scratched by a cheetah, officials say.
Around 200 million faulty condoms made in China have made their way to Ghana to the irritation of the country’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and health services. Accra Correspondent Kofi Agyepong caught up with Thomas Amedzro and asked him about the seizure of the condoms
The Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana has impounded counterfeit condoms, 110 million over the last week due to poor quality. Testing revealed the condoms to have holes and break under pressure and unusually small and insufficiently lubricated
Tony Amokeode and Chibuzor Ukaibe, both from the Leadership Newspaper, who appeared in court were given a conditional release. Their counsels spoke to WADR on the proceedings
Wednesday marked the end of John Dramani Mahama’s first 100 days in office as elected President of Ghana. The Publisher newspaper Bernard Ato Attah, makes an assessment of how President Mahama’s administration has fared so far.
Ghana’s Supreme Court set April 16 as the date to begin hearing the substantive case of the Election Petition challenging the validity of the 2012 presidential election.
As the leader of Ghana’s main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, continues to reject incumbent President John Mahama’s election victory, tension is running high and leading to violence on the streets.
The friction between the two political camps played out violently in two of the biggest markets in the Ghanaian capital Accra yesterday, with NPP and the ruling NDC party supporters clashing.
Ghana's incumbent President John Dramini Mahama, who was declared winner of the 2012 elections, has called on opponents to know that “the voice of the people is the voice of God,” and respect the voice of Ghanaians.
The main opposition New Patriotic Party of Nana Akufo Addo has rejected the results and is reportedly contemplating legal action over alleged irregularities.
Nearly 14 million Ghanaians are voting today to decide who will become the next President of this West African nation, credited as one of Africa’s growing democracies and fastest growing economies.
Also at stake are the 275 seats in parliament, being contested by 1,300 candidates.
Former Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings has cautioned his compatriots not to take the peace the country is presently enjoying for granted.
Rawlings was speaking at a ceremony in Accra, the Ghanaian capital, during which presidential candidates in the upcoming elections signed a peace pact.