The EU continues to enter into fresh agreements with countries, despite evidence of serious population declines in the species of interest.
A community driven approach to border patrol could be more useful than providing arms for border guards
The political crisis and any potential instability may once again force the military’s hand
If trends continue, 87% of the world's poorest people will live in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
Middle-class Nigerians employ children in their homes for a range of reasons.
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.