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Retracing a slave route in Ghana, 400 years on

Nana Assenso stands at the grave of his uncle, remembering the man he loved but also a past that has haunted his family for generations.


Kwame Nkrumah: why, every now and then, his legacy is questioned

Akwasi Kwarteng Amoako-Gyampah,


How 'bride price' reinforces negative stereotypes: a Ghanaian case study

Stephen Baffour Adjei, University...


Lessons from Kenya on how to boost breastfeeding rates

Elizabeth Kimani-Murage, Brown...


Who gains most as Beyoncé champions African stars

Some of Africa's biggest music stars look set for success on a global scale having been handpicked by US singer Beyoncé to appear...


Emily Topping writes: Parallels of poverty between Ghana and the United States

In the U.S. the rich are separated by gates and padded by each other. We call gated neighborhoods “communities,” which makes them...


Terkper's thoughts on 2019 Mid-year review

DON’T RUSH TO PRAISE ALL OF AFRICA’S “POPULAR” BUT FISCALLY UNSUSTAINABLE PROGRAMMES Introduction -...


Sir David Adjaye; a messiah or a hindrance to architectural practice in Ghana?

The recent “DropthatChamber” campaign in reaction to the proposed 450-seater parliamentary chamber project in Ghana has brought...


Manasseh Writes: Behind the flawed ruling: Facts the NMC ignored

The National Media Commission [NMC] has denied the government’s demand for an “order for the retraction and apology to the Government...


The wildcat goldminers doomed by their toxic trade

A few years after coming as a teenager to this Ghanaian town to prospect for gold, Yaw Ngoha had made enough cash to marry his sweetheart...