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The Ghana neighborhood where boxing is a way of life

Nov 22, 2016 - 5:44 PM

In Ghana a country rich with oil and gold but with high unemployment and low household incomes it s often the sons of fishermen who step into the boxing ring to escape a hard life at sea

Ghana's Sheriff Quaye (L) fights with Ghana's Benjamin Lamptey for the National Lightweight belt during the opening of the Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra, November 15, 2016. CRISTINA ALDEHUELA / AFP

Enrile-Cayetano: The Unraveling

Jan 26, 2013 - 12:26 PM

For JPE I have always wondered whether his unquestioned brilliance has made him unable to accept that his own protégés could grow up and be their own men

3 dead, dozens trapped after mall collapse in Ghana

Nov 07, 2012 - 9:59 PM

Around 40 workers and an unknown number of customers were inside the building when it collapsed

TRAPPED. Rescue teams look for victims under the rubble in Accra. Screen grab from Ghana United Television

Plane crash in Ghana kills at least 10; crew survives

Jun 03, 2012 - 10:04 AM

A cargo plane crash landed on Saturday June 2 near the airport in Ghana s capital Accra after overshooting the runway and hit a bus on the ground killing at least 10 people but the crew survived