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Airport workers unload a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from the Covax global programme, at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana. Photograph: Nipah Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

Ghana has become the first country in the world to receive coronavirus vaccines under the World Health Organization-backed Covax facility for low- and(...)

Ghanaians celebrate in the capital, Accra, after president Nana Akufo-Addo wins a second term, beating long-time opponent John Mahama  by a narrow margin. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images

Ghana’s main opposition party, whose candidate finished second in a tightly contested presidential election, has said it will contest the results anno(...)

A roadside bar in Accra, Ghana. Photograph: Getty Images

Ghana is offering African Americans the chance to move to Africa, with government officials telling them to “come home” and leave a place where they (...)

 Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters and supporters protest outside the US embassy in Cape Town, South Africa. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Across the African continent, the killing of George Floyd in the US has prompted protests, but also debate about what a Black Lives Matter movement sh(...)

Video posted on social media over the weekend showed people of African descent being evicted from homes and hotels, sleeping rough and being refused service in shops. Photograph: EPA/Alex PlavevskI

Sino-African relations have been plunged into crisis after African officials reacted furiously to allegations that their nationals were being routinel(...)

Immanuel Darkwa pictured in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Immanuel Darkwa’s first experience of Monaghan town was a dark bus station late at night. The Ghanaian architect had arrived in Dublin Airport earlier(...)

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(...)

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