At least 18 people have been killed, and a further 22 injured, after a large tree fell into the pool they were swimming in, at the base of a waterfall, in Ghana.
At least nine people have been killed, following a stampede, at a party celebrating Eid, in the city of Kumasi, in Ghana.
At least 71 people have been killed, following a head-on collision, between a bus and a truck, in Ghana.
A Ghanaian man has joined the Islamic State, travelling to one of the group’s training camps, the first known recruit from the West African nation.
Islamic State militants have kidnapped at least three African Christians, from Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana, in Libya.
Ghana has halted the trialling of an Ebola vaccine in a town in Ghana, amid community protests, backed by local legislators, over fears of contamination.
At least 78 people were killed, many of whom were taking shelter from torrential rain, following an explosion at a gas station in Ghana capital, Accra.
Libyan coast guard officials have detained as many as 600 illegal African migrants, including pregnant women and 18 children, who had tried to sail to Europe.
At least 40 migrants, originally from Ghana, Mali, Gambia, Senegal and the Ivory Coast, have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, according to a spokeswoman from Save the Children.
At least 19 people have been killed in the northwest region of Tanzania, following the collapse of an illegal gold mine.