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African and Caribbean nations agree move to seek reparations for slavery
African Union and Caricom members establish global reparations fund and call for formal apologies from European nations

Amelia Gentleman

17, Nov, 2023 @6:05 PM

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African cinema has come a long way. Now we need funds and faith to unleash creativity | Juliet Yaa Asantewa Asante
The success of Netflix thriller The Black Book gives a glimpse of what is possible. But the true potential of the continent’s storytellers remains untapped

Juliet Yaa Asantewa Asante

13, Nov, 2023 @12:26 PM

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‘They call me lucky Jim’: pioneering Ghanaian photographer James Barnor
James Barnor’s historic images documented his country as it freed itself from colonial rule. In his 80s, he finally received recognition. In his 90s, his drive is stronger than ever

Michael Segalov

22, Oct, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Country diary: The sky is falling in, both here and home | Amanda Thomson
Accra, Ghana: I’m a long way from Scotland, and the dawn chorus is unfamiliar, yet the story of climate-induced flooding is the same

Amanda Thomson

21, Oct, 2023 @4:30 AM

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London church unveils artwork to commemorate African-born abolitionist
Che Lovelace paintings in St James’s church are first permanent art commission to honour Quobna Ottobah Cugoano

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

20, Sep, 2023 @11:56 AM

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The Ghanaian conman who fooled the elite: ‘He gave them excitement’
In her thrilling new book, Yepoka Yeebo tells the jaw-dropping story of a man behind a scam called ‘one of the most fascinating – and lucrative – in modern history’

Lauren Mechling

18, Aug, 2023 @1:47 PM

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‘We turn waste into something golden’: the creatives transforming rags to riches
Rich nations’ unwanted clothes often end up in landfills, polluting the global south. But entrepreneurs in Ghana, Pakistan and Chile are turning rubbish into rugs, shoes and toys

Sarah Johnson

16, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘There won’t be enough people left’: Africa struggles to stop brain drain of doctors and nurses
The exodus of healthcare workers from Nigeria, Ghana and Zimbabwe continues, despite the WHO red list and a range of laws to keep them at home

Alfred Olufemi

14, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Will Ghana’s gas gamble perpetuate a cycle of fossil-fuel related debt?
West African country is enduring hard times – and critics say plan to import liquefied natural gas will only make things worse

Chloé Farand

04, Aug, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Ghana abolishes death penalty, with expected reprieve for 176 condemned prisoners
Country joins growing list of African nations free of capital punishment, but execution remains for high treason

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

26, Jul, 2023 @12:33 PM

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George Alagiah obituary
Highly respected newsreader, foreign correspondent and author who had a passionate belief in the importance of the BBC

Torin Douglas

24, Jul, 2023 @3:02 PM

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‘It’s a huge sign of progress’: the battle to decriminalise suicide
In at least 17 countries, suicide remains a criminal offence – a ‘huge barrier’ to mental health care. As Ghana becomes one of four countries to overturn its law in a year, others could follow

Sarah Johnson

20, Jul, 2023 @5:30 AM

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