Ghana is very protective of its cultural heritage.
New regulations on the use of folklore are a hindrance to local artists.
Training is necessary to equip health workers to deal with climate change risks.
Climate change is anticipated to cause a rise in the incidence of several diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.
Digital technology is being used to improve rice processing in Nigeria.
Digital technologies have created new opportunities for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa, but they must be aimed at meeting the sub-continent's needs.
Separated display screens (TVs) at the site.
Sites like Agbogbloshie provides a valuable service. They offer opportunities for job creation, profit and cleaning up environments littered with waste.
The teaching of science and technology in ECOWAS states needs a boost.
Policies that will drive investment and change the structure of economies in the West African sub region are facing several challenges.
Ethiopia’s national carrier is a key link between China and Africa.
The aviation ambitions of several African countries are linked to Chinese investment.
Data delivered over the cloud can do things like help farmers make planting decisions.
If African countries can get the fundamentals right, cloud computing could become a powerful ally in the push for sustainable development.
Technology companies are pushing to lead the AI drive in Africa.
The emerging relationship between new technologies and Africa may be some of the most promising news for the continent but caution is important.
Ghana player Asamoah Gyan celebrates a goal against Portugal during a 2014 FIFA World Cup match in Brazil.
EPA/Jose Sena Goulao
A complex set of factors influence how African footballers make financial decisions about the money they earn abroad.
The Kumasi Kejetia Market is the biggest in West Africa.
Lewis Abedi Asante
Governments should change their approach by deepening collaboration with citizens to ensure delivery of urban infrastructure
African diasporans visit forts and castles in Ghana as the material embodiment of death, violence and subjugation during the slave trade.
For Africans and diasporans, learning about their heritage is important. But it remains to be seen how this will translate into a sustained continental and diasporan engagement.
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.