Latest in Tag: Ghana Highlight

Latest in Tag: Ghana


Going organic in Ghana

Organic farming products have been on the rise in Ghana as food safety is a priority with more and more consumers in the African nation. Oluwakemi Aladesuyi has this story on a Ghanaian papaya farm with a difference.Michael Osei Appiah said he first heard it on the radio, the message “Go Organic.” As the manager …

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AFCON 2017: Late winner brings consolation prize to Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso waited until just before full time to down Ghana in the third place Africa Cup of Nations playoffs. It was their second-best finish in the continental tournament.Burkina Faso 1-0 Ghana (Traore 89′) Burkina Faso has finished in third place at the 2017 African Cup of Nations, beating Ghana in Saturday’s third-place match in …

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AFCON 2017: Cameroon beat Ghana 2-0, will face Egypt in final

Cameroon struck twice in the second half to secure passage to the Africa Cup of Nations final, putting the result beyond any doubt with a second in stoppage time. Egypt now await Cameroon, in a repeat of 2008’s final.Cameroon 2-0 Ghana (Ngadeu-Ngadjui ’72, Bassogog ’90+3) For the third time, Cameroon and Egypt will face off …

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AFCON 2017: Cameroon do it the hard way as Ghana semi approaches

African football powerhouses Cameroon and Ghana are set to meet in the second semifinal of the Nations Cup. Cameroon have belied their troubled preparation by making the last four but are now embroiled in a bonus row.Both teams are four-time continental champions but despite their pedigree, success in the Africa Cup of Nations has eluded …

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AFCON 2017: Egypt beat Ghana to secure top spot

The quarterfinal line-up at the Africa Cup of Nations is now complete after the final round of matches in the group stage. Egypt beat Ghana to top the group but both sides booked their place in the last eight.The top two teams in Group D, Ghana and Egypt, went head-to-head on the last match day …

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AFCON 2017: Ghana secures a spot in the AFCON quarterfinals

Asamoah Gyan scored the lone goal Ghana needed against Mali to secure their second group stage win. Ghana joins Senegal in the quarterfinal field of the African Cup of Nations.Ghana 1-0 Mali (Gyan 22′) Ghana, runners-up in 2015, secured a spot in the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the sixth consecutive tournament …

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AFCON 2017: Rahman injured as Ghana beat Uganda

Schalke defender Baba Rahman went of injured in the first half for Ghana but they were cheered by Andre Ayew’s first-half penalty in a 1-0 win over Uganda. Mali face Egypt in the late Group D game.Ghana 1-0 Uganda (Ayew 32′ pen) A penalty just after the half hour from striker Ayew was enough for …

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Should Ghana ban plastic?

Ghana is swimming in plastic waste. Should the government introduce a plastic ban? In a guest commentary by climate advocate Joshua Amponsem, he speaks to Ghanaian activists about the future of plastic in the country.Plastic waste fills the streets and chokes gutters, rivers and lakes in Ghana’s cities and towns. The problem is so urgent …

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From rags to artistic riches

When a Ghanaian nature lover went to his fashion designer wife’s studio, he was horrified to see fabric remnants being thrown away. He gathered up what he could and took it away with him. To what end, he had no idea.To the excited eye, a sack of colorful material scraps may appear bold with possibility, …

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Judiciary: fighting graft needs muscles

When a survey on corruption was carried out in Ghana two years ago, more than eight out of every 10 Ghanaians (85%) said judges and magistrates were some of the most corrupt public officials in the country. On top of the list was the police (89%), while national government officials (86%) came second. The judiciary …

Franck Kuwonu

What does the Paris treaty look like from Ghana?

The suburb of Alajo is about as far from the posh hotels of Paris as you could get. But the bureaucrats and politicians here in France are negotiating a climate treaty to “help the world’s poorest”, including billions of dollars of guarantees of “climate aid” to developing nations. I have argued in this blog that …

Bjorn Lomborg