The last time Ghana's men's national football team won a tournament was thirty-seven years ago. The team is beginning to feel like yet another failing state institution.
What we know about conflicts over chieftaincy in northern Ghana.
Ghana is facing widespread illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in its coastal waters causing economic hardship in fishing communities.
Jerry Rawlings is widely cited by working class people as one of Ghana's best presidents. But his legacy is complicated by his association with political violence as a military dictator, and by his ushering in of neoliberalism.
Two sides of the same e-waste documentary.
Why do so many of the urban poor support John Mahama and Ghana's opposition National Democratic Congress?
The documentary Welcome to Sodom gets most of its facts wrong about the so-called "largest electronic waste dump in the world."
Malcolm X is a powerful optic through which to understand America's post-war ascendance and expansion into the Middle East.
When it comes to language preferences in Ghana, indigenous languages suffer. It is a continental problem.
Hiplife artist Sarkodie has proposed that what Ghana needs is a dictatorship. This is not inconsistent with his politics, rooted in promoting male success and a patriarchal vision of liberation.
The wild metaphors, stark imagery, and boundary-pushing hyperbole in Nana Kwame Agyei-Brenyah writing.
Race and geopolitics in the 1966 coup d'etat that overthrew Kwame Nkrumah in Ghana.
The film, "The Burial of Kojo," sparks a vital conversation about the intersections of heritage, politics, and spirituality in Ghana and in Africa at large.
On xenophobia against Nigerians in Ghana.
There are far richer and more complex stories to the continent's history than we think we know. Especially missing: perspectives of African women.
The contrasting receptions for high profile visitors to Ghana—first Prince Charles and Camilla from the UK, then a group of African-American celebrities from the United States—says a lot.
The links between knowing history, media and political agency in northern Ghana.
Hyper-partisan politics and shallow journalism obscured the implications of the protests at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Among the Ga people of Ghana, there's more to a coffin and the rituals of death than meets the western eye.
The time is ripe to ask not "does aid work," but "how does aid work?"