COVID-19-related support only reduced the negative impact of the pandemic on financial capital, and not on the other forms of capital
The city of Accra has no plan to tackle pedestrians’ behaviour.
Fire risk communication strategies must not only be supported by formal institutions such as government agencies but also be rooted in and sensitive to each market’s socio-cultural dynamics.
Too often, in discussions about tropical modernism, what African architects working in Africa were doing is overlooked. Their work matters.
The ban on noisemaking in Accra has been known to cause tension in the city.
Accra could keep its political role while some of its other functions are distributed around the country.
Ghanaian urban and development planners need to move away from looking up to examples of innovations from the global north.
Ghana’s national museum has been reopened after being closed for seven years.
West African governments need to be clearer about the similarities and differences of violent extremist groups.
The tax on electronic transactions has not generated as much revenue as the government of Ghana expected.
Community plays have become a way for the stories and experiences of slavery survivors to be told and understood in Jamestown, Accra.
Informal workers are victims of the smart city drive in Africa.
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.