Kwasi Kpodo

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5 Nov 2018 | 10:05 PM

Prince Charles acknowledges UK role in horror of slave trade

ACCRA (Reuters) - Prince Charles acknowledged Britain's role in the slave trade on Monday calling it an appalling atrocity that had "left an indelible stain on the history of our world".

13 Sep 2018 | 6:30 PM

Ghana bids farewell to former U.N. chief Kofi Annan

ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana bid farewell to former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday in a state funeral attended by African leaders and international statesmen who hailed his record as an advocate for humanity and world peace.

13 Sep 2018 | 2:01 AM

Wife of former U.N. chief Kofi Annan joins mourners around husband's casket

ACCRA (Reuters) - The wife of former United Nations chief Kofi Annan joined dignitaries on Wednesday to file past her husband's casket amid traditional funeral rites by local chiefs and clan leaders.

18 Aug 2018 | 11:52 PM

Former U.N. chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

ACCRA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

12 Jun 2018 | 10:52 AM

Africa must tackle graft to lift world standing - Anas

ACCRA (Reuters) - The undercover Ghanaian journalist who filmed football officials appearing to take bribes said on Monday that African football will continue to be held back on the world stage unless corruption is tackled more vigorously.

7 Jun 2018 | 8:50 AM

Ghanaians in uproar at alleged football bribes documentary

ACCRA (Reuters) - Hundreds of Ghanaians on Wednesday trooped to Accra to watch alleged acts of bribery involving football officials, including the head of the country's football association, captured on video demanding kickbacks.

6 Apr 2018 | 5:42 AM

Ghana president says plan to host U.S troops will bolster regional peace

ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo defended his government's approval of expanded military cooperation with the United States on Thursday, saying that it would enhance peace efforts in West Africa.

8 Oct 2017 | 9:11 PM

Ghana fuel site blast kills at least seven, injures dozens

ACCRA (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed and dozens injured, mostly suffering burns, after a huge explosion at a fuel distribution site in Ghana's capital, local authorities said on Sunday.

8 Oct 2017 | 6:54 AM

Gas explosion rocks Ghana's capital Accra, causing fatalities - government

ACCRA (Reuters) - A natural gas station in Ghana's capital Accra exploded on Saturday evening, killing an unknown number of people, a government official said.

23 Sep 2017 | 8:22 PM

Court ruling favours Ghana in ocean border dispute with Ivory Coast

DAKAR/ACCRA (Reuters) - The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary favouring Ghana in a dispute with its neighbour Ivory Coast, opening the way for development drilling to resume on Ghana's multi-billion dollar TEN deepwater oil and gas project.