Accra

Accra, the capital of Ghana, is a friendly city of about three million people. Its architecture ranges from traditional African buildings to large, elegant colonial houses and modern high-rise blocks. Since the early 1990s, a number of new buildings have gone up, including the distinctive boat-shape...

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Accra remembers stadium disaster

15th anniversary of Accra stadium deaths. On 9 May Ghana will commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Accra Sports Stadium disaster in which 127 fans died during a match between two of the coutry's...
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Ghana set to privatise Accra stadium

Ghana's government considers privatising Accra and Kumasi stadiums. The government of Ghana is set to privatise two of the country's biggest stadiums, in Accra and in the central city of Kumasi, ac...
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Accra to host Ghana-Malawi match

Experts have declared the Accra Sports Stadium is safe to host the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Ghana and Malawi on 8 September.While the Architectural and Engineering Services Limited...
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Accra prepares for Milo Marathon

Athletes in Ghana are gearing up for the 26th Accra Milo Marathon which takes place on 21 September, following the event's launch in Accra on 24 August by its principal sponsor Nestle Ghana. The an...
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Accra Biennial Sports Expo

The fourth Accra Biennial Sports Expo 2012, which had been scheduled for the Accra Sports Stadium, takes place in Accra's College of Physicians and Surgeons, from 15 - 18 May. The four-day conferen...
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Ghana through to Africa Cup semi-finals

Ghana take on Zambia in the 28th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals on 8 February, following a 2-1 win over Tunisia in a tensely-fought quarter-final on 5 February. Ghana, the tournam...
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Amputee football in Accra

Accra is hosting the third edition of the Cup of Africa Nations for Amputee Football (CANAF) 2011 from 15-25 October. The theme of the ten-day tournament is
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Football summit in Accra

The inaugural African Football Executive summit takes place in Accra from 26-27 May. The theme of the event is 21st-century marketing, branding and leadership strategies for football on the African co...
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Ghana wins Under-20 football World Cup

Ghanaians are celebrating victory in the Under-20 football World Cup in Egypt after their team clinched a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win over Brazil. This is the first time that an African team has won the...
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National Sports Festival in Accra

The government has decided to resurrect the national sports festival in a bid to unearth new talent in the various sporting disciplines, Ghana news agency reports. The festival, once an annual event,...
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National Sports Festival in Accra

The government has decided to resurrect the national sports festival in a bid to unearth new talent in the various sporting disciplines, Ghana news agency reports. The festival, once an annual event,...
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Ghanaian women in South Pole expedition.

Two women from Ghana have been shortlisted by the Commonwealth Women
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Ghana to host continental golf tournament in 2012.

Ghana is to host the 2012 edition of the annual All Africa Golf Championship for amateur golfers across the continent. At least one golf club in the country will be upgraded to meet international stan...
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2008 Africa Cup of Nations: Egypt retains championship title.

Egypt has clinched the Africa Cup of Nations title for a record sixth time following its 1-0 victory over Cameroon on 10 February. The defending champions scored in the 77th minute after having the ru...
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African Cup: Ghana beats Guinea 2-1.

It was the long grass rather than the ball that drew the attention of players and supporters on 20 January in the opening match of the 2008 African Cup of Nations between host team Ghana and Guinea.