Two British teenagers are arrested at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana, for attempting to smuggle 6.5 kg of cocaine worth GBP300,000 to the UK.
- An Allied Air cargo plane crashes into a minibus after overshooting the runway at Accra's Kotoka International Airport in Ghana killing at least twelve people.
- Flooding in southern Ghana caused by heavy rain leaves at least 10 people dead and the streets of Accra under water.
- The death toll from an explosion at a gasoline station on Wednesday in the Ghanaian capital Accra rises to over 200.
- An explosion at a gasoline station in Accra, Ghana, kills at least 78 people.
- At least 11 people are killed in a fire at a filling station in the Ghanaian capital Accra.
- Health Ministers from the Economic Community of West African States will meet in Accra, Ghana to discuss the crisis.
- During a two-day visit to Ghana, President of Angola Jos Eduardo dos Santos visits Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park in Accra among other engagements.
- President of Ghana John Kufuor is involved in a car accident in Accra, but is not hurt.
- The 9th summit of the Assembly of the African Union, which lasted for 3 days, ends in Accra, Ghana.
- The African Union meets in Accra, Ghana, for a summit with attention focussed on a proposal by Muammar al-Gaddafi of Libya for a pan-African government.