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Public health experts are concerned that Melania Trump's message during her Africa tour is at odds with US policy enacted by her husband.

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  Melania Trump has visited a former slave holding facility on the coast of Ghana and says she will “never forget” it. She calls Wednesday’s visit to Cape Coast Castle “very emotional” and says the castle is “really something that people should see and experience.” The U.S. first lady spent about an hour on a […]

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United in sorrow, world leaders and international dignitaries came to Ghana to pay their last respects to the late United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

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West African hair braiding business owners are being forced to attend costly cosmetology schools or operate as non compliant to the state laws.

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  Ghana is the latest country to host Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) research center as it steps into the technological ecosphere, reports CNBC.  The research hub will be based in Accra and serve as the first one on the African continent. Google has other international AI centers in Paris, New York and Tokyo, as well as Google’s […]

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Ghana Galamsey pikins You know say Chinese miners leave behind ‘galamsey’ children for Ghana?Meet Ghana’s […]

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ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Rallying behind the slogan of “Ghana First,” thousands of people in […]

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Each of these countries has so much to offer that you won’t make a bad decision anywhere you decide to go.

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Energy, financial services and transport are the most promising sectors in Africa during the 2016-2020 […]

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Ghana has kicked off offering visas upon arrival to all African nationals, a step toward […]

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Despite a subtle but unrelenting campaign by interest groups and civil society organizations for cannabis […]

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The National Information Technology Development Agency, Nigeria’s IT clearinghouse, and the National Information Technology Agency, […]

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Four days of heavy and steady rain has left at least 10 people dead in […]

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Given the common problems with access to health care and the disparity in the distribution […]

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After 59 years of independence, Ghana has demonstrated Kwame Nkrumah’s vision, President John Dramani Mahama […]

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The Yoruba of Nigeria In the beginning, all that existed were the water, land and […]

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Ghana’s film industry dates back to the late 1940s, starting out as an arm of […]

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Tanzania Natural resources: coffee, tea, cotton, maize, tin, phosphates, iron ore, cassava, diamonds and gold. […]

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Can democracy lead to development, or is it the other way around? The question remains […]

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Using a new approach to DNA analysis, the 17th century bones of three enslaved Africans […]

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Harvesting papayas is Lemeul Mantey’s livelihood. He’s determined to get the best out of his […]

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Ghana is set to become the second country in Africa to introduce nuclear energy after […]

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The Ghana Made Awards seek to reward Ghanaian-made products from small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) […]

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Bamboo does not get much respect in Ghana. Farmers see it as a nuisance to […]

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Ghana was the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence post-colonialism. It gained its […]

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Ghana President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that the government would establish two gold […]

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