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News Ghana: When his niece in Ghana died of a childbirth complication, this N.J. physician made it his mission to save women in West Africa

Published on: Thursday 06 August 2020
When his niece in Ghana died of a childbirth complication, this N.J. physician made it his mission to save women in West Africa
News source: https://www.inquirer.com/life/covid-cooper-rutgers-rowan-new-jersey-ghana-international-20200803.html

In 2001, while on a trip to his native Ghana, New Jersey gynecological oncologist James Aikins Jr. arrived in his hometown of Cape Coast. There he learned of the cause for great family rejoicing: His ...

News Ghana: Recycled brick paves way to greener Ghana

Published on: Wednesday 05 August 2020
Recycled brick paves way to greener Ghana
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVCPZB81F

Nelson Boateng, the CEO of Neplast Eco Ghana, went from making plastic bags to recycling them. The result is a brick made of sand and plastic that he hopes will one day be used to pave all of Ghana's streets. Lauren Anthony reports.

News Ghana: Long Reach graduate earns Fulbright scholarship, to conduct research in Ghana

Published on: Wednesday 22 July 2020
Long Reach graduate earns Fulbright scholarship, to conduct research in Ghana
News source: https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/howard/columbia/cng-ho-brianna-lawton-fulbright-20200722-2pa4qperxvdkbkluk2ehcmycei-story.html

Long Reach graduate Brianna Lawton was awarded the Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship to conduct transportation research in Ghana during the 2020-21 academic year.

News Ghana: Pelangio Exploration Provides Ghana Projects Update And Commencement Of Work On The Manfo Gold Project

Published on: Tuesday 21 July 2020
Pelangio Exploration Provides Ghana Projects Update And Commencement Of Work On The Manfo Gold Project
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pelangio-exploration-provides-ghana-projects-123000469.html

Completed considerable data recompilation, reinterpretation and target generation for the 96 square kilometer ("km 2 ") Manfo project which hosts three deposits that constitute the current maiden ...

News Ghana: Over 2,000 health care workers in Ghana have been infected with coronavirus

Published on: Saturday 18 July 2020
Over 2,000 health care workers in Ghana have been infected with coronavirus
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/18/africa/ghana-healthcare-workers-coronavirus/index.html

(CNN)Over 2,000 health care workers in Ghana have tested positive for coronavirus since the beginning of the outbreak in March, according to the Ghana Health Service. Of those infected, six have died ...

News Ghana: Didi Dramani analyzes cause of Ghana's struggles at senior level

Published on: Saturday 11 July 2020
Didi Dramani analyzes cause of Ghana's struggles at senior level
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/SportsArchive/Didi-Dramani-analyzes-cause-of-Ghana-s-struggles-at-senior-level-1005280

Deputy coach of FC Nordsjaelland, Maswud Didi Dramani has indicated that Ghana's failure to produce the best football talents at the senior level is due to the nation’s over-reliance on immediate success at the youth level.

News Ghana: Ghana Library Showcases Black And African Literature

Published on: Friday 10 July 2020
Ghana Library Showcases Black And African Literature
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/ghana-library-showcases-black-african-literature-3009445

This is the Library of Africa and the African Diaspora -- a passion project launched by Ghanaian-British writer Sylvia Arthur. Based around Arthur's personal book collection, the library provides a ...

News Ghana: Mobile Health Solutions Can Change Ghana’s Rural Communities

Published on: Thursday 09 July 2020
Mobile Health Solutions Can Change Ghana’s Rural Communities
News source: https://africa.com/mobile-health-solutions-can-change-ghanas-rural-communities/

Ghana could be a good candidate for m-health services because of its large, medically underserved rural population and its uptake of mobile technology. The World Bank reports that Ghana had a rural ...

News Ghana: Queen to honour Ghana's fundraising WW2 veteran Pte Joseph Hammond

Published on: Friday 19 June 2020
Queen to honour Ghana's fundraising WW2 veteran Pte Joseph Hammond
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/queen-honour-ghanas-fundraising-ww2-123229526.html

A 95-year-old Ghanaian World War Two veteran is to be honoured by Queen Elizabeth for his fundraising efforts. Private Joseph Hammond walked two miles (3.2km) a day for a week in May, raising $35,000 ...

News Ghana: After George Floyd, Ghana’s simple message to African Americans: “Come home”

Published on: Saturday 20 June 2020
After George Floyd, Ghana’s simple message to African Americans: “Come home”
News source: https://qz.com/africa/1871352/george-floyd-ghana-message-to-african-americans-come-home/

We continue to open our arms and invite all our brothers and sisters home. Ghana is your home. Africa is your home." ...

News Ghana: Ghana’s Minister of Tourism to Black Americans: Come home to Africa

Published on: Sunday 21 June 2020
Ghana’s Minister of Tourism to Black Americans: Come home to Africa
News source: https://thegrio.com/2020/06/21/black-americans-come-home/

The tourism official also mentioned the event’s dedicated center for W.E.B Du Bois, someone who lived in Ghana and was put to rest there. Oteng-Gyasi did offer her condolences t ...

News Ghana: The Latest: Ghana's health minister contracts COVID-19

Published on: Sunday 14 June 2020
The Latest: Ghana's health minister contracts COVID-19
News source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/jun/14/the-latest-yemen-philippine-missions-in-saudi-arab/

ISLAMABAD __ Pakistan’s upward spiral of new virus infections neared 145,000 Monday amid warnings from political leaders that the numbers could double by the end of June and were likely to hit a stunning 1.2 million by the end of July if Pakistan’s 220 million people continue to flout basic precautions like mask wearing.

News Ghana: How Ghana's Black Lives Matter solidarity protest ended with clashes with the police

Published on: Monday 15 June 2020
How Ghana's Black Lives Matter solidarity protest ended with clashes with the police
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/15/africa/ghana-protests-black-lives-matter/index.html

It was supposed to be a solidarity protest for George Floyd in Accra, Ghana, but ended up with police clashes, injured protesters and the organizer behind bars.

News Ghana: Ghana at the 2010 World Cup: An oral history of the Black Stars' campaign in South Africa

Published on: Monday 08 June 2020
Ghana at the 2010 World Cup: An oral history of the Black Stars' campaign in South Africa
News source: https://www.espn.com/soccer/ghana-gha/story/4108293/ghana-at-the-2010-world-cup-an-oral-history-of-the-black-stars-campaign-in-south-africa

ESPN spoke to members of the 2010 Black Stars squad to produce an oral history of the West Africans' run to the final eight.

News Ghana: Abam tips Ghana and DR Congo to challenge for Women's World Cup qualification

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Abam tips Ghana and DR Congo to challenge for Women's World Cup qualification
News source: https://www.sportingnews.com/ca/soccer/news/abam-tips-ghana-and-dr-congo-to-challenge-for-womens-world-cup-qualification/10lobivfhl00u1kdw8td0j29h0

Cameroon international Michaela Abam has explained the reasons Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo could challenge for the African ticket for the 2023 Women's World Cup. South Africa's debut ...

News Ghana: Black Lives Matter: Ghana protest leader arrested for breaching lockdown

Published on: Monday 08 June 2020
Black Lives Matter: Ghana protest leader arrested for breaching lockdown
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-52969895

Police in Ghana fired warning shots to break up a rally against police brutality after arresting the organiser. Ernesto Yeboah was charged with failing to obtain a police permit for the protest on ...

News Ghana: Kente cloth is beloved in Ghana. Why did Democrats wear it?

Published on: Monday 08 June 2020
Kente cloth is beloved in Ghana. Why did Democrats wear it?
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/democrats-kente-cloth-ghana/2020/06/08/dc33bcc4-a9b5-11ea-a43b-be9f6494a87d_story.html

The significance of the kente cloth is our African heritage and, for those of you without that heritage who are acting in solidarity,” Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), chairwoman ...

News Ghana: Black Lives Matter: Ghana protest leader arrested

Published on: Monday 08 June 2020
Black Lives Matter: Ghana protest leader arrested
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-52969895

Police in Ghana fired warning shots to break up a rally against police brutality after arresting the organiser. Ernesto Yeboah was charged with failing to obtain a police permit for the protest on ...