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  • 04:50 Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya Look To Invest In Coal-fired Power Plants

    Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya Look To Invest In Coal-fired Power Plants

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    After years as the only country with a heavy investment in electricity from coal, South Africa may be joined by Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya over the next five years. All three plan to add just under 3 GW of coal-fired power plants. Kenya has been heavily rel

  • 00:33 Faces Of Africa - The Jerry Rawlings Story (Promo)

    Faces Of Africa - The Jerry Rawlings Story (Promo)

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    Jerry Rawlings popularly known as J.J, is the former president of Ghana. A hands on, brave and astute leader mostly revered and known for revolutionizing the political and economic status of Ghana at a dire point in its history. His famous escape from exe

  • 00:37 President Akufo-Addo Names New Central Bank Governor

    President Akufo-Addo Names New Central Bank Governor

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    Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo named senior monetary policy expert Ernest Addison as central bank governor on Thursday. The announcement comes a day after his predecessor resigned for personal reasons. Addison, who in the early 2000s was a leading arch

  • 02:16 Veteran Bennett Maintains No Refereeing Crisis After Lamptey Saga

    Veteran Bennett Maintains No Refereeing Crisis After Lamptey Saga

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    There has been much said about Ghana's Joseph Lamptey who has been banned by FIFA for manipulating the outcome of the World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal. Despite protests, it appears as if the match result will stand. But it begs the que

  • 02:19 President Addo Defends Ghana's 'bloated' Cabinet

    President Addo Defends Ghana's 'bloated' Cabinet

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    In Ghana, President Nana Akufo-Addo has defended a decision to appoint more ministers than Ghana has had for the past 20 years. Akufo-Addo said it was a 'necessary investment' to appoint 110 ministers and deputy ministers. Opponents say the president is r

  • 02:21 Ghana: Young Entrepreneurs Tap Into Tech Industry Potential

    Ghana: Young Entrepreneurs Tap Into Tech Industry Potential

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    Ghana has turned 60, the country was the first African nation to gain independence back in 1957. And Ghanaians are marking the day with parades and parties across the capital. Organisers say this year's theme is about Mobilising for the Future. Katerina V

  • 02:05 President Nana Akufo-Addo Calls For Unity During 60th Anniversary Celebrations

    President Nana Akufo-Addo Calls For Unity During 60th Anniversary Celebrations

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    Ghana is celebrating its 60th anniversary of independence. Thousands of well-wishers have flocked to the capital to watch military parades. During his official address, President Nana Akufo-Addo has stressed the need to focus on the country's future. Kate

  • 03:35 Made In Africa: Making A Case For Ghana's Batik Fabrics

    Made In Africa: Making A Case For Ghana's Batik Fabrics

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    Go to any market in Ghana and you'll no doubt see bolts of colourful fabric for sale. But in recent years, demand has fallen for locally made cloth. Imported, mass-produced fabrics may not be as beautiful, but they are cheaper. It's led one woman on a cru

  • 01:34 FIFA President Gianni Infantino Completes Continental Tour With Visit To Ghana

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino Completes Continental Tour With Visit To Ghana

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    FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called on Ghana to take on a leading role in African football. Infantino was in Accra on Monday -- his fifth stop on a working tour of the continent which saw him visit South Africa, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Uganda. In Ugan

  • 02:57 Ghanaian Scientists Develop Sweet Potato To Alleviate Malnutrition

    Ghanaian Scientists Develop Sweet Potato To Alleviate Malnutrition

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    Scientists in Ghana have been developing a type of sweet potato they believe can help alleviate child malnutrition. The orange-fleshed sweet potato has high levels of Vitamin A, which assists in child development. According to UNICEF, 1 in 4 children in G

  • 02:26 Ghana's Gold Industry Facing A Slump

    Ghana's Gold Industry Facing A Slump

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    Ghana's gold output has endured some years of decline caused by a combination of high production costs, lower global prices and diminishing resources. Some major mines cut staff and suspended production while small scale traders and artisanal miners conti

  • 02:25 Ghana: New Government Seeks Renegotiations Of Emergency Bailout

    Ghana: New Government Seeks Renegotiations Of Emergency Bailout

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    In Ghana, government officials have hinted they will seek to change the terms of the country's emergency bailout loan from the International Monetary Fund. The deal, made in 2015 by the previous government, promised emergency funds if Ghana committed to b

  • 01:58 Ghana's Ashanti Queen Honoured With Elaborate Four-day Funeral

    Ghana's Ashanti Queen Honoured With Elaborate Four-day Funeral

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    Thousands gathered in Ghana's Kumasi this week to celebrate the life of Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem the second. The Ashanti queen died at the age of one hundred and 11 last year. She was the mother of the Asantehene -- King of the Ashanti -- an ancient em

  • 03:35 Ghana's New Administration Expects Growth To Soar Above 8% In 2017

    Ghana's New Administration Expects Growth To Soar Above 8% In 2017

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    Ghana has just come out of them with the new President, Nana Akufo-Addo, pledging to cut taxes and protect the public purse at his swearing in ceremony this past weekend. Akufo-Addo, defeated incumbent John Dramani Mahama in peaceful election a month ago.

  • 01:05 Outgoing Ghanaian Government Holds Talks With Akufo-Addo's Transitional Team

    Outgoing Ghanaian Government Holds Talks With Akufo-Addo's Transitional Team

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    Ghana is proud of its legacy of peace and stability when it comes to elections. In Accra, the outgoing administration has held talks with the transitional team handling the exchange of power. Long-time opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo was announced the w

  • 01:36 Opposition Leader  Nana Akufo-Addo Is Ghana's President Elect

    Opposition Leader Nana Akufo-Addo Is Ghana's President Elect

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    On Friday evening, opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo received a telephone call from President John Mahama, in which Mahama conceded defeated. Supporters of the new President-elect have been taking to the streets. Katerina Vittozzi reports

  • 01:53 Ghana's Ruling Party Accuses Opposition Of Bribing Electoral Commission

    Ghana's Ruling Party Accuses Opposition Of Bribing Electoral Commission

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    Ghana's ruling party has accused the opposition of bribing the electoral commission. Officials from the ruling NDC say they have voice recordings of members of the opposition NPP trying to bribe members of the electoral body. The NDC says the tapes will b

  • 02:18 Ghanaian Presidential Candidates Sign Anti-violence Pact Ahead Of Polls

    Ghanaian Presidential Candidates Sign Anti-violence Pact Ahead Of Polls

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    In Ghana, seven political parties have signed a peace accord, pledging to ensure a free, fair and credible vote next week. Drafted by the Electoral Commission, the presidential candidates signed the agreement in person. The occasion was witnessed by the C

  • 02:10 Next Week's Polls In Ghana Likely To Be A Close Race

    Next Week's Polls In Ghana Likely To Be A Close Race

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    In less than a week, Ghanaians head to the polls, with unemployment, corruption and a struggling economy some of the main issues. President John Mahama, who is bidding for a second four-year term, has prioritised boosting industry, energy, infrastructure,

  • 01:56 Young People In Ghana Want New President To Prioritise Rising Unemployment Levels

    Young People In Ghana Want New President To Prioritise Rising Unemployment Levels

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    Well, nearly 16 million Ghanaians have registered to vote in next weeks polls. Katerina Vittozzi's been finding out what issues matter for young people, who are casting their vote for the first time

  • 03:01 President Mahama Seeks Re-election, Pledges Sustained Economic Recovery

    President Mahama Seeks Re-election, Pledges Sustained Economic Recovery

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    Ghana heads to the polls on the 7th of December, to elect a new president. Incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama is running for a second term. Katerina Vittozzi looks back at his past four years in power.

  • 01:37 Ghana Presidential Hopefuls To Sign A Peace Accord This Week

    Ghana Presidential Hopefuls To Sign A Peace Accord This Week

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    There's just over a week to go until Ghana heads to the polls. 7 candidates are running for the country's top job. A date to sign a pre and post election peace agreement has been settled upon for this week. The agreement would set down, in writing, the ca

  • 00:54 Preparation For Elections In Ghana On Course Despite Lawsuits

    Preparation For Elections In Ghana On Course Despite Lawsuits

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    n Ghana, the country's Electoral Commission is coming under intense scrutiny. This, after it disqualified 13 of the 17 candidates hoping to run for president. Aggrieved candidates have moved to court to challenge the Commission's decision. The country wil

  • 01:35 Ghana Plans To Decriminalize The Use Of Marijuana

    Ghana Plans To Decriminalize The Use Of Marijuana

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    Ghana is planning to decriminalize the use of marijuana. The country's Deputy Minister of the Interior James Agalga says that under a new bill before parliament, users will be given medical care and rehabilitation, rather than prosecution and incarceratio

  • 02:23 Ghana Election Observers Praise The Country's Preparations

    Ghana Election Observers Praise The Country's Preparations

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    Election observers in Ghana say 'intense competition' between the country’s two main political parties has led to the most challenging electoral environment in years. Although the National Democratic Institute praised the country's electoral readiness, it

  • 01:33 Ghana Election Date: Electoral Commission Holding Off On Confirming The Date

    Ghana Election Date: Electoral Commission Holding Off On Confirming The Date

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    Ghana's electoral commission has held off confirming the date of the presidential poll. The election was due to take place on December 7th. But last week 13 presidential hopefuls were disqualified from the race. Several of them have now started court proc

  • 02:25 World's Biggest Floating Bookshop Docks Off West Africa

    World's Biggest Floating Bookshop Docks Off West Africa

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    In Ghana, thousands of book lovers have been flocking to the country's main sea port. The world's biggest floating book shop has sailed into town. The "Logos Hope" tanker is home to more than 5,000 books, as Katerina Vittozzi discovers.

  • 03:01 Renewed Calls For The Ghanian Government To Tackle Trafficking Issues

    Renewed Calls For The Ghanian Government To Tackle Trafficking Issues

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    There are renewed calls for the Ghanian government to tackle human trafficking issues. Ghana has been on an international watchlist for adult and child trafficking for the second consecutive year. That means its been judged not to be fully addressing the

  • 03:19 Traumatized Survivors Of Accra Floods Fear Future Flooding

    Traumatized Survivors Of Accra Floods Fear Future Flooding

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    It's been one year since deadly floods in the Ghanaian capital Accra. More than 150 people died as heavy seasonal rains turned roads into rivers even setting fire to a petrol station. Now, a year later, victims of the tragedy are still trying to rebuild t

  • 00:57 Ghanaians Demonstrate To Protest High Cost Of Living

    Ghanaians Demonstrate To Protest High Cost Of Living

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    Ghana is bracing for a major confrontation between Unions and authorities over the rising cost of living. The Trades Union Congress is mobilizing its members to take part in a protest on Wednesday to express their frustrations over rising prices of consum

  • 02:16 Food Lovers Gather To Celebrate West Africa's Best Cuisine

    Food Lovers Gather To Celebrate West Africa's Best Cuisine

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    Food lovers from across West Africa met in Ghana this weekend to be part of a festival celebrating the region's best cuisine. The festival is called "Troufe", which translates as "Tasty Soup." The event had more than just soup to enjoy.

  • 01:15 Nigeria Halts Plans To Cut Gas Supply To Ghana

    Nigeria Halts Plans To Cut Gas Supply To Ghana

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    Nigeria has put off plans to drastically cut the supply of natural gas to Ghana, despite a rising tide of unpaid bills. Crisis talks to find a resolution are however still in progress.

  • 01:28 Ghana Suspends 7 High Court Judges

    Ghana Suspends 7 High Court Judges

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    Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama says corrupt judges will be fired. His statement came after a video was released, showing judges allegedly taking bribes. Seven 7 High Court judges have been suspended. CCTV's Katerina Vittozzi reports

  • 02:17 African Taxi Drivers Innovation To Beat Apps Like Uber

    African Taxi Drivers Innovation To Beat Apps Like Uber

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    The emergence of new ride share services like Uber is threatening livelihoods of traditional taxi drivers in many parts of the world. The mobile phone app enables passengers to hail private cars quickly and efficiently while processing their payment autom

  • 02:53 Growing Demand For Housing In Ghana Rises Concerns

    Growing Demand For Housing In Ghana Rises Concerns

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    With a rising middle class across the continent, the real estate industry has registered exponential growth. However the cost of the houses still remains beyond reach, leaving many in a dilemma to either take up mortgages or construct their own. In Ghana,

  • 01:13 Judges Suspended In Ghana Over Bribery Claims

    Judges Suspended In Ghana Over Bribery Claims

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    Twenty-two circuit judges and magistrates were suspended in Ghana Thursday over corruption allegations after an undercover journalist claimed he had caught them on film taking bribes. Follow us: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk8QrR91ss-k5X6pKg

  • 01:40 Nigeria's Buhari Visits Ghana To Discuss Regional Security

    Nigeria's Buhari Visits Ghana To Discuss Regional Security

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari travels to Accra to discuss regional security with his Ghanaian counterpart, John Dramani Mahama. Buhari, a former military head of state, has previously visited neighbouring Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Benin as part of h

  • 02:59 One Man's Fight Against Corruption In Ghana

    One Man's Fight Against Corruption In Ghana

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    Name them, shame them and jail them: The undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas is known for taking big risks to fight corruption and human rights abuses - such as getting himself convicted and jailed to expose appalling conditions in Ghana's prisons.

  • 02:36 Homowo: Ghana's Biggest Traditional Harvest Festival

    Homowo: Ghana's Biggest Traditional Harvest Festival

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    In Ghana, there's just one week left of the country's traditional month long harvest festival Called "homowo". The celebration has been marked for generations by Ghana's traditional Ga tribe. Our correspondent Katerina Vittozzi went to one town on the out

  • 02:02 Two Ghanaian Men  Confirmed To Have Left The Country To Join ISIL

    Two Ghanaian Men Confirmed To Have Left The Country To Join ISIL

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    Ghana's government says several universities are being investigated as potential sites for recruitment by the militant group, Islamic State. Ghana's national security chief said ISIL was potentially using campuses to recruit students. The news comes after

  • 01:51 Thousands Of Ghanaians Attend The Chale Wote Festival

    Thousands Of Ghanaians Attend The Chale Wote Festival

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    Thousands of Ghanaians thronged James Town in Accra over the weekend to participate in the annual Chalewote Street Art Festival.The annual event brings together local artists to showcase and discuss ways to develop the arts industry.

  • 02:37 Ghana: A Call To Establish Creative Industry Council

    Ghana: A Call To Establish Creative Industry Council

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    The creative Arts industry as it stands now has no legal and regulatory framework to engender the needed transformation to make the sector attractive in contemporary times. Players in the industry have met in Accra to share thoughts on how to improve on t

  • 04:28 Why Immunization Matters In Ghana

    Why Immunization Matters In Ghana

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    Dr. Kwadwo Odei Antwi-Agyei of the Ghana Health Service's Expanded Program on Immunization, tells Global Health TV how the country's immunization program has progressed over the past thirty years. Dr. Antwi-Agyei describes how from humble beginnings the p

  • 03:31 Experts Meet In Ghana To Redefine African Tourism Brand

    Experts Meet In Ghana To Redefine African Tourism Brand

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    African leaders are meeting in Ghana to work on boosting the continent's tourism sector. While tourist numbers across Africa have grown substantially over the last decade, last year's Ebola outbreak in West Africa revealed just how delicate the sector can

  • 02:07 Ghana's Plastic Ban

    Ghana's Plastic Ban

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    The Ghanaian government has decided it will NOT ban the use and sale of plastic bottles and bags. The move was considered after waterways choked with plastic waste contributed to deadly floods in the capital Accra 2 months ago. From the capital, Katerina

  • 02:50 Training Workshop For Veterinary Officers And Butchers In Northern Ghana

    Training Workshop For Veterinary Officers And Butchers In Northern Ghana

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    About 60 Veterinary officers, meat inspectors including butchers across the three northern regions have been taken through training on the best mode of meat slaughtering and the technics for meat inspection. The safety of meat on the market particularly t

  • 01:21 Public Hospitals In Ghana Paralysed Due To Doctors Strike Over Conditions Of Service

    Public Hospitals In Ghana Paralysed Due To Doctors Strike Over Conditions Of Service

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    Public hospitals in Ghana paralysed due to doctors strike over conditions of service.

  • 02:28 Ghanaian Doctors Demanding Better Working Conditions

    Ghanaian Doctors Demanding Better Working Conditions

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    A doctors' strike is hampering state-run medical services in Ghana. Ghana's Medical Association has urged its members to stop all non-emergency services. It's demanding improved benefits including free foreign healthcare. CCTV's Katerina Vittozzi reports.

  • 01:05 Ghana Gas Station Fire Suspect Arrested, Questioned

    Ghana Gas Station Fire Suspect Arrested, Questioned

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    Security agencies in Ghana are questioning a man suspected of having caused a massive explosion at an Accra gas station in June that killed over 100 people. Seth Kwesi Ofosu has been accused of dropping a burning cigarette stub into floodwater mixed with

  • 02:52 Ghana: Breeding Palm Weevil Larvae

    Ghana: Breeding Palm Weevil Larvae

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    Nutritional security and income generation opportunities for rural communities are receiving further boost following a successful pilot project in the training of small holder farmers on how to breed palm weevil larvae, popularly called Akokono, in Akan,