Ghanaian authorities could elicit more cooperation from citizens in governing the cities by creating conditions that give the majority a chance at a decent life
All too often, urban reforms are led by technical and infrastructural change, rather than by engaging people.
Ghanaian city authorities are focused on addressing problems of poverty, education and health rather than managing green spaces in slums
In the formal real estate industry, there is an emerging narrative that affordable housing deficits in African cities represent a vast untapped market
The inability to curb road accidents in Ghana is tied to colonial and neocolonial legacies.
Families in Ghana are struggling to manage the long-term care of ageing relatives.
Ghana has a long institutional history that’s shaped the practices which create dangerous buildings.
Ghana’s museums can improve visitor numbers by paying attention to customer satisfaction.
The government touted a response based on science and data but a surge is showing otherwise
A lockdown by itself is not a magic wand for fighting coronavirus.
Governments must take note of specific geographic contexts and local attributes that drive water insecurity.
It’s essential to consider the food industry’s role when it comes to food environments that offer unhealthy, cheap and enticing options.
By better understanding the politics and governance of African cities and variations across cities, we can identify feasible opportunities to improve informal traders’ livelihoods.
The proposal to redevelop Jamestown would not only occupy a prime site with historical significance, it would displace a large community along with their heritage, skills and traditions.
Focusing on everyday politics can help explain why powerful interest groups undermine policies that might improve the public good.
Archaeological research at Christiansborg Castle in Ghana has provided an in-depth understanding of Danish, Ga and Danish-Ga lived experiences during the eighteenth century transatlantic slave trade.
Ghana needs to deal with the underlying causes of floods and prepare people for them.
Research in Ghana shows that improving slum housing could be one of the alternatives to the capital’s housing crisis.
Walking is crucial during the Chale Wote festival as most activities happen on the street.
Self-organisation initiatives taken by slum residents across Africa can help urban development.