The Ghanaian construction industry employs over 320,000 people and more than 2% of young people.
An unregulated construction sector is stifling its potential to influence Ghana's economy consistently.
Cocoa production is an important cog in Ghana’s economy.
It is time for Ghana to consider the future of its cocoa farmers rather than multinational chocolate producers.
Working conditions are one of the reasons why Ghanaians have protested.
Protests in Ghana are often misunderstood which is why the root causes need to identified.
A Chinese trawler offloads its catch at a fishing port in Cameroon.
Despite its importance, Cameroon's maritime fisheries sector is plagued with largely hidden, or ignored, fisheries crimes.
Diet patterns have changed in urban areas.
It’s essential to consider the food industry’s role when it comes to food environments that offer unhealthy, cheap and enticing options.
Informal food trade represents a critical source of employment and food security for the urban poor.
By better understanding the politics and governance of African cities and variations across cities, we can identify feasible opportunities to improve informal traders' livelihoods.
Efforts to regulate the lucrative mining venture are not proving successful due to collusion and corruption.
South Africa’s Constitution protects the rights of citizens. But that’s not enough. Women demonstrate against very high rates of gender violence.
The writing and adoption of a constitution is merely the start point, not the end of constitutional literacy
The Volta River In Ghana, downstream from the dam.
Resettlement plans for large infrastructure projects don't always go according to plan.
3D illustration of Helicobacter Pylori in the stomach.
Because Helicobacter Pylori is contagious, treating it properly is key to preventing its spread.
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