Legal education in Ghana is at a crossroads with professionals asking for it to be decentralised
Efforts to increase trade within the continent are being undermined from the start
The governments of the two West African countries could do more to enhance women's participation in tourism.
The region has made progress but efforts must continue to end a harmful practice rooted in poverty and tradition.
Ending the Boko Haram insurgency is the last hurdle in Nigeria's race against polio
An unregulated construction sector is stifling its potential to influence Ghana's economy consistently.
The Conversation Africa is expanding in West Africa.
It is time for Ghana to consider the future of its cocoa farmers rather than multinational chocolate producers.
Protests in Ghana are often misunderstood which is why the root causes need to identified.
It’s essential to consider the food industry’s role when it comes to food environments that offer unhealthy, cheap and enticing options.
City officials have not considered how approaches like mixed-use developments closer to the city centre might alleviate the housing shortage as well as protect Akure's green spaces.
Efforts to regulate the lucrative mining venture are not proving successful due to collusion and corruption.
Resettlement plans for large infrastructure projects don't always go according to plan.
Banditry in northern Nigeria is making an already precarious security situation in the region worse.
Sites like Agbogbloshie provides a valuable service. They offer opportunities for job creation, profit and cleaning up environments littered with waste.
Policies that will drive investment and change the structure of economies in the West African sub region are facing several challenges.
The emerging relationship between new technologies and Africa may be some of the most promising news for the continent but caution is important.
Timing is everything when it comes to making a decision about declaring a disease outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.
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.
Corruption includes both what people do and what they fail to do. The critical issue is a person’s motive.