The devolution of small-scale mining decisions to municipal and district assemblies working in collaboration with traditional authorities is key to saving the industry in Ghana.
Advanced techniques allowed our research team to build an open database of billions of individual trees and challenge some common perceptions about vegetation in arid and semi-arid zones.
The inclusion of new topics in Ghana's comprehensive sex education curriculum has split opinions among parents.
A stable ecosystem of organic matter is the key to improving agricultural yields in the surrounding farmland and fighting climate change.
ECOWAS needs to be decisive in enforcing its protocols and sanctioning members that flout the provisions of its protocols and policies.
Dam politics have resurfaced in Africa as the continent's urban population grows.
Rural migrant farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change in Ghana
In Ghana, adult children are straining to care for their aged parents and there is an increasing sense that government needs to step in.
Lagos state must include the informal sector in its waste economy for inclusive development to happen.
The sub-region's approach to free trade agreements, whether in the form of economic partnerships with the EU or regional and continental integration needs a rethink.
Jerry John Rawlings remains the most polarizing political figure in Ghana since Kwame Nkrumah
African countries need multi-sectoral approaches to tackle food insecurity.
Ghana's history shows a strong connection between music and politics that has evolved over six decades.
The need for safety of the media and the fact that they reserve the right to convey stories about any subject is uncontested.
It's time to talk about police in Nigeria and the issues around special forces.
Political social responsibility has benefits for parties and candidates across the political spectrum.
In cross-sector collaboration, communities and citizens articulate their needs and then partner with governments and NGOs to address these self-identified problems.
A coup may be a quick fix for a problem leader, but history shows that coups beget more coups.
Mali's precarious political situation has been the subject of ECOWAS resolution attempts for months
Most local farmers are indifferent to the effect of chemicals on consumers.