Trachoma can lead to blindness if left untreated.
Alaine Kathryn Knipes/CDC
Trachoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness.
The Atewa Forest is at the heart of a conservation battle in Ghana.
Arocha Ghana photo
Ghana's quest to fill a significant infrastructure deficit has led to a barter deal with China that threatens one of West Africa's most important environmental spaces.
Expansion of cashew production for export poses potential challenges particularly around food security
Students like these only stand a chance with proper resource allocation.
Achieving the sustainable development goals on education in Ghana requires efficient resource allocation, not necessarily more money.
The higher the risk, the less likely that young, educated Ghanaians will get involved in corruption.
Corruption includes both what people do and what they fail to do. The critical issue is a person’s motive.
The door of no return at the Cape Coast Castle.
Ghana is banking on a much needed boost to its tourism sector from its call to Africans in the diaspora.
Ghana's experience is a cautionary tale for countries that find themselves in a situation of having too much electricity at any given point.
Newspapers in Swahili and in English in Dar es Salaam. The media is increasingly not trusted in Tanzania.
In a surprising change in trends, citizens in many African countries increasingly support government restrictions of press freedom.
Statue of Kwame Nkrumah at his mausoleum in Accra.
Like many great men, the legacy of Ghana's independence hero is not uncontested.
Women report abuse during delivery.
Research in Ghana, India and Kenya shows that more women experience subtle forms of undignified care than they do physical and verbal abuse during childbirth.
A journalist at work with his camera.
The state in Ghana still justifies taking steps that amount to suppression of the media.
Senegalese women cast their ballots in the presidential elections in February.
Africa's democracies have grown stronger during a period in which the world is backsliding on democracy.
Parliament House of Ghana.
Ghana is taking advantage of its strategic location in Africa
Digitisation includes the delivery of agronomic advice and information via text messaging and interactive voice response.
There have been some positive strides made in getting smallholders involved in digital agriculture in Africa
With the right legislation, Ghana hopes to improve aviation compliance and safety.
It's hoped that this new aviation legal framework will help Ghana to improve its reputation and performance in all sorts of safety and compliance measures.
The 26 silver keys to Christiansborg Castle.
Christiansborg Archaeological Heritage Project (CAHP)
The story of Asameni and Christiansborg Castle’s keys reveals the complexities of decisions taken during the transatlantic slave trade.
The USAID’s Feed the Future program encourages farmers to use mobile money technology to enhance their farming activities.
In just five years, the number of mobile-money accounts in Ghana have jumped six-fold, providing fresh perspective on the country’s digital transformation.
Ghana has, since independence in 1957, regularly turned to the IMF for financial assistance
Ghana has completed yet another IMF financial assistance programme. Given its long history of living within its means and then blowing the budget again, will it be knocking on the IMF's doors soon?
People gather to look at the debris from a building that collapsed in Nairobi, Kenya in June 2017.
The more people come to a city, the more demand for buildings is amplified.This demand creates pressure from which a range of agencies, motivations and causes arise.
Without proper assessment and evaluation, a university’s grants wheel can grind to a halt.
Evaluation is a critical tool for decisions on improving performance. It also assures that African universities are getting value for money from grants, donations and the like.