"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
At least 78 people have been killed in an explosion at a petrol station in the Ghanaian capital Accra. It’s said to have been caused by a fire at a
Hundreds of angry Ghanaians took fridges, tvs and other electrical goods out onto the streets of the capital in a protest against an ongoing power
The semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations between Equatorial Guinea and Ghana descended into chaos as crowd trouble erupted. Fans of the host
Health officials in West Africa say efforts to contain the worst outbreak of Ebola in history face obstacles such as the suspicion and traditions of
At the World Cup the underdogs can often bark as well bite.
Four years ago in South Africa Ghana reached the quarter finals to the surprise of
Hundreds of mourners gathered in the Ghanian capital Accra on Friday to commemorate the poet Kofi Awoonor, who was killed in the Westgate mall attack
Ghana’s John Dramani Mahama has been sworn in as president pledging to focus on development and to unite the country.
Despite an opposition boycott
Ghana’s incumbent President John Dramani Mahama is calling his election win “a victory for all Ghanaians” after the electoral commission confirmed he
Ghana’s election commisioner has given voters an extra day to cast their ballots after technical problems hit the presidential election.
At least three people have been killed in Ghana after a shopping centre collapsed in the capital, Accra.
Forty people have been pulled out
Argentinian officials plan to travel to Ghana to negotiate the release of a seized naval vessel.
A Ghananian court ruled the Libertad ship could be
A suitcase belonging to Ghana’s King Otomfuo Osei Tutu II has been stolen from his country’s embassy in Oslo, Norweigan police and diplomatic sources
Hours after the unexpected death of President John Atta Mills, Ghana has a new leader.
According to the country’s constitution, Vice-President
The President of Ghana, John Atta Mills, has died, according to a statement from his office.
The official release says the 68-year-old leader
This week we focus on the leaders of the future. We have three very different stories of how new generations are being primed for leadership roles
Thousands of fans gathered at Accra’s airport on Monday night to welcome home Ghana’s national football team after they were knocked out in the
In the suburb of Yeoville, home to people who come from all over Africa, Ghana football supporters were out in force ahead of their team’s
Ecstatic Ghanaian football fans celebrated their national team’s win on Saturday following their 2-1 victory against the United States, taking them
President Obama has wound up his whirlwind visit to Ghana, with a high-profile trip to a former slave trading post. Thousands of people flocked to
On his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa since entering the White House, President Obama has been formally welcomed to Ghana. Amid pomp and ceremony