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Eaglets Edge Ghana On Penalties, Qualify for 2019 Afcon

[This Day] Nigeria rode majestically back to the Africa U17 Cup of Nations after the Golden Eaglets defeated Ghana's Black Starlets 3-1 on penalties (following 1-1 in regulation time) in the final of the CAF U17 WAFU B Qualifying Tournament in Niamey saturday. (AllAfrica)

Kofi Annan's Quest for a Better Africa

[African Arguments] As Kofi Annan receives a three-day state funeral in Ghana, we should take the opportunity to celebrate and remember his vision and optimism. (AllAfrica)

A Well-Deserved Funeral for an Illustrious Son

[Ghanaian Times] INDEED, it was a well-dignified funeral and thanksgiving service for the late illustrious son and a global icon, Kofi Annan. The world virtually converged in Accra, Ghana, to participate in the funeral rites at the Accra International Conference Centre, before the remains was later laid to rest at the Military Cemetery at Burma Camp. (AllAfrica)

Four Matches to Watch - Nigeria Must Beat Ghana As Spurs Welcome Liverpool

[Premium Times] Ghana v Nigeria @Stade General Seyni Kountche @7:30pm on September 15 (AllAfrica)

Young Ghanaians Inspired by Kofi Annan

[Deutsche Welle] The state funeral of former UN chief Kofi Annan drew world leaders and royalty to his native Ghana, where young people especially are inspired by the distinguished diplomat who put their country on the world map. (AllAfrica)

Migne, Wanyama Make Up After Skipper's Ghana No Show

[Nairobi News] Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne seems have to set aside his differences with the team captain Victor Wanyama. (AllAfrica)

Odinga Gets ADC During His Trip to Ghana for Kofi Annan's Burial - Photos

[Nairobi News] A uniformed officer has been pictured with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga during his trip to Ghana for the burial of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. (AllAfrica)

Why Kenya International Missed Ghana, Malawi Games

[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Sebastian Migne has cleared the air on why Belgium-based Kenyan international midfielder Johanna "Tosh" Omolo was sidelined in both matches against Ghana and Malawi despite reporting to camp. (AllAfrica)

Moving Start to Kofi Annan's Farewell in Accra

[allAfrica] The Kofi Annan Foundation confirmed that memorial services will follow in New York City and Geneva after the state burial today. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Ranks 74 On 2017 WB CPIA

[Ghanaian Times] Ghana moved two places upwards and ranked seventh out of 38 sub-Saharan African countries in the 2017 Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) report released yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Delayed Compensation Payments Cause Land Litigation-Lap Coordinator

[Ghanaian Times] Delayed payments of compensation for compulsory acquired lands by the state have been cited as a major cause of land litigation and inadequate security of tenure in the country. (AllAfrica)

August Inflation Hits 9.9 Per Cent

[Ghanaian Times] The year-on-year inflation rate for August was 9.9 per cent up from 9.6 per cent recorded in July 2018. (AllAfrica)

Eaglets to Battle Ghana's Starlets for Ticket to Tanzania

[This Day] Nigeria and Ghana will rekindle a 67-year old rivalry when the Golden Eaglets take on the Black Starlets of Ghana in Niamey on Saturday for a place in the 2019 Under-17 AFCON finals. (AllAfrica)

Mauritius, Ghana, Tunisia Lead New Growth in Africa's Telecoms Sector

[Guardian] Given the very poor condition of fixed-line infrastructure in most markets, mobile Iinternet access as a consequence also accounts for between 95 per cent and 99 per cent of all Internet connections. (AllAfrica)

More Than 100 Migrants Die Off Libya Coast - Aid Group

[VOA] More than 100 migrants in two rubber boats died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya in early September, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). (AllAfrica)

Kofi Annan's Remains Return Home to Ghana

[VOA] The body of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been flown back to his native Ghana for a state funeral. (AllAfrica)

About H. E. Kofi Annan (1938-2018)

[Ghana Govt.] Yet Ghana mourns another outstanding personality, a pioneer, a unique leader with great influence. He was a son, lover, a Parent, a Statesman, a Diplomat, a Democrat, a peace maker, a negotiator, and most of all, a mediator. He understood the importance of peacebuilding, cooperation between people, nations and the international community. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Prepares for Kofi Annan's State Funeral

[New Democrat] President Nana Akufo-Addo announced that the recently deceased former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, would have a full state burial, "befitting his status as a global icon, diplomat and statesman". (AllAfrica)

Speaker Muturi to Represent President Kenyatta At Kofi Annan's Funeral

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has been appointed as the special envoy of President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State funeral of the late Kofi Annan to be held on the 13th of next month in Accra, Ghana. (AllAfrica)

Construction of Tema LNG Terminal Project Agreement Signed

[Ghana Govt.] The Tema LNG Terminal Company Limited, an entity controlled by Helios Investments, has signed an agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company for the construction of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal in Tema. (AllAfrica)

Kofi Annan and the African Personality

[Guardian] The distinguished Ghanaian diplomat and international civil servant Kofi Annan passed away on Saturday, August 18 in Bern, Switzerland, after a brief illness. He was aged 80. (AllAfrica)

Ghanaian Agro-Mechanical Industries to Promote Rice Production in Liberia

[Observer] Cllr. Cephus (r) signed the MOU on behalf of the Government of Liberia, while Mr. Abanga affixes his signature to the document for A and G Agro- Mechanical. (AllAfrica)

Prioritise Budgetary Allocations to Key Governance Institutions--President Akufo-Addo Tells African Leaders

[Ghana Govt.] Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged African Governments to prioritize budgetary allocations to ensure that funds are available to strengthen key institutions of state, such as the Legislature, Judiciary and fiscal institutions, among others. (AllAfrica)

Increase Contribution of Tourism Sector to National Development- - Vice President Bawumia

[Ghana Govt.] Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, has challenged stakeholders in the tourism industry to do more to increase the contribution of the sector to national development. (AllAfrica)

3rd West Africa Executive Course On Human Rights and Drug Policy [invitation to Apply]

[OSIWA] The University of Ghana School of Law, in collaboration with the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program and Open Society Initiative for West Africa, is inviting applications from Anglophone West Africa for its intensive 6-day 3rd West Africa Executive Course on Human Rights and Drug Policy to be held at the University of Ghana, Legon on July 25-30, 2016. (AllAfrica)

10-Man Kenya Dim Ghana's Black Stars

[Nation] Nicholas Opoku's first half own goal helped 10-man Harambee Stars break a 15-year jinx against the Black Stars of Ghana as they edged them 1-0 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group "F" qualifier at a half-packed Kasarani stadium on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

NDPC Launches Ghana's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Indicator Baseline Report

[Ghana Govt.] Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, Majority Leader of Parliament, has called for a long-term plan to position governance and development in the country. (AllAfrica)

Accra Hosts Millennium Marathon 2018

[Ghana Govt.] The Accra Millennium Marathon 2018 is expected to host over 10,000 athletes from across the country as well as sporting icons including Stephen Appiah and John Paintsil, among others on September 22. (AllAfrica)

Pinnick Heads FIFA/CAF Normalisation Team to Ghana

[This Day] President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) who also doubles as CAF's Vice President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been selected to lead FIFA/CAF Normalisation team to Ghana (AllAfrica)

FKF Must Come Up With Plan to Keep Stars Longer in Camp

[Nation] These days, the social media has even us the ability to write down words that were never written before. (AllAfrica)

Majeed Waris to donate books to schools in Ghana

Ghana striker Majeed Waris has announced printing exercise books for distribution to schools in the country. (GhanaWeb)