Ghana artifacts that were looted 150 years ago by British forces have been returned by a US museum

ACCRA, Ghana — Seven royal artifacts looted 150 years ago by British colonial forces from Ghana’s ancient Asante kingdom and kept by a United States museum have been returned and presented to the kingdom on Thursday, the latest of a series of stolen treasured items being repatriated to several African countries. Looted from British-colonized Ghana … Read more

Where to watch Egypt vs Ghana live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for AFCON 2024 match

Egypt and Ghana will be looking to ignite their AFCON 2024 campaigns on January 18 as they meet in Group B action. Mohamed Salah’s dramatic late penalty sealed a 2-2 draw for Egypt against Mozambique in their opening match of the tournament as Ghana slipped to a shock 2-1 defeat against Cape Verde. Those results … Read more

Ghana vs Cape Verde final score, result, highlights as underdogs earn late win on day of shocks at AFCON 2023

Garry Rodrigues’ 92nd-minute strike condemned four-time Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Ghana to defeat in their opening Group B game of the 2023 tournament on a day of surprise results in Ivory Coast. Winger Rodrigues pounced following calamitous Black Stars defending to give the 73rd-ranked team in the world a dramatic victory and extend … Read more

Mars accused of using child labor in cocoa supply chain

Detail of a recently opened cocoa pod in Asikasu on Dec. 19, 2020. Cristina Aldehuela | Afp | Getty Images Candy giant Mars said it aims to end the use of child labor in its supply chain after CBS News reported that children in Ghana are harvesting the cocoa that finds its way into the … Read more

A Ghana reparations summit agrees on a global fund to compensate Africans for the slave trade

ACCRA, Ghana — Delegates at a reparations summit in Ghana agreed Thursday to establish a Global Reparation Fund to push for overdue compensation for millions of Africans enslaved centuries ago during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The Accra Reparation Conference adds to the growing demands for reparations after about 12 million Africans were forcefully taken by … Read more

Halloween chocolate pricier this year as El Nino hits cocoa crop

Halloween candy is for sale at a CVS store in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 17, 2022. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Cocoa, a vital ingredient for chocolate, is more expensive than it has been in decades, as hotter and drier weather patterns stunt the cacao bean crop’s growth. Cocoa futures surged to $3,786 per metric … Read more

Cocoa farmers face mounting challenges as El Nino rages on

A woman spreads cocoa beans during the sun-drying process in the backyard of her house in Asikasu, Ghana on December 19, 2020. Cristina Aldehuela | Afp | Getty Images El Nino is here to stay — and that’s bad news for cocoa crops which are highly sensitive to weather changes.  Frequent extreme weather events caused … Read more