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Pallbearers carry Kofi Annan’s coffin during the funeral of the former UN secretary-general in Accra, the capital of Ghana, on Thursday. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images

Ghana bid farewell to former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan on Thursday in a state funeral attended by African leaders and international (...)

Local paddling in wooden canoe, Volta River, Ghana. Photograph: Getty images

We hear the vigorous drumming – tap-tap-tum – before we enter the courtyard, just as a woman streaks across the bare earth floor, her arms outstretche(...)

Young men burn e-waste at Agbogbloshie dump near Accra in Ghana, putting themselves at risk of serious illness. Many of them contract cancer while still in their 20s. Photograph: Cristina Aldehuela/AFP/Getty Images)

In the grim wetlands of Agbogbloshie in Ghana, the remains of technologies once used in homes now find others lives. Bulky old monitors are spaced out(...)

Michaella Itaire and her father Michael  pictured with former taoiseach Enda Kenny. The pair say they were refused entry onto their flight from Ghana back to Europe due to luggage issues. Michaella Itaire and her father Michael  pictured with former taoiseach Enda Kenny. The pair say they were refused entry onto their flight from Ghana back to Europe due to luggage issues.

An Irish woman and her father who were left stranded in Ghana at the weekend after their airline refused to let them board their flight home have arri(...)

Michaella Itaire and her father Michael  pictured with former taoiseach Enda Kenny. The pair say they were refused entry onto their flight from Ghana back to Europe due to luggage issues. Michaella Itaire and her father Michael  pictured with former taoiseach Enda Kenny. The pair say they were refused entry onto their flight from Ghana back to Europe due to luggage issues.

An Irish woman and her father were left stranded in Ghana on Saturday after their airline refused to let them board their flight back to Europe due to(...)

Tullow Oil has said it has restarted production at Jubilee, its flagship oil field off Ghana. The field is producing 30,000 barrels a day, according(...)

A soldier stands guard at the wreckage of a petrol station that exploded overnight, killing about 150 people, in Accra, Ghana. Photograph: Matthew Mpoke Bigg/Reuters

An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana’s capital, Accra, has killed about 150 people, many of whom had sought shelter there from torrential rain, t(...)