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.
Policies that will drive investment and change the structure of economies in the West African sub region are facing several challenges.
The emerging relationship between new technologies and Africa may be some of the most promising news for the continent but caution is important.
Timing is everything when it comes to making a decision about declaring a disease outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.
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.
Corruption includes both what people do and what they fail to do. The critical issue is a person’s motive.
Do African decision-makers and leaders approach crises differently from counterparts elsewhere in the world?
Ghana's experience is a cautionary tale for countries that find themselves in a situation of having too much electricity at any given point.
Like many great men, the legacy of Ghana's independence hero is not uncontested.
The state in Ghana still justifies taking steps that amount to suppression of the media.
Ghana is taking advantage of its strategic location in Africa
It's hoped that this new aviation legal framework will help Ghana to improve its reputation and performance in all sorts of safety and compliance measures.
In just five years, the number of mobile-money accounts in Ghana have jumped six-fold, providing fresh perspective on the country’s digital transformation.
Sharing data openly across regions and organisations can help to accelerate preparedness and responses to public health emergencies.
Ghana has completed yet another IMF financial assistance programme. Given its long history of living within its means and then blowing the budget again, will it be knocking on the IMF's doors soon?
The more people come to a city, the more demand for buildings is amplified.This demand creates pressure from which a range of agencies, motivations and causes arise.
Studies show that West Africa's critically endangered chimpanzees are finding ways of adapting to their rapidly changing habitat, but they still remain highly at risk.
A weakened central power makes it easier for violent groups - like highway bandits, local militias and armed bands of jihadists - to emerge and thrive.
Models suggest that the effects of climate change will devastate the already threatened Timneh Parrot.