The link between knowing history 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?"
Pith helmets and jodhpurs aside, Melania Trump went to four African countries to promote her "Be Best" education initiative. What's that about?
In Ghana, political leaders, religious leaders and leading rappers all have one thing in common.
Nkrumah's government was driven by large scale state development projects. They have a mixed legacy. Can Ghanaians “redeem” the fruits of his development visions?
Organized US Soccer is perceived as middle class and white. Seattle, Washington wants to break with that via its professional women's team.
Priya Ramrakha was one of the most prolific photographers of Africa’s independence movements in the 1950s and 1960s. A new book highlights his impact.
Soccer came to Ghana with “a Jamaican educationist." That's the popular version. It's not entirely correct.
To address high unemployment in Ghana, many entrepreneurs and “labor experts” present volunteerism as the way out of poverty and unemployment.
One of the weirder displays of Pan-Africanism descended on Johannesburg’s Soccer City on the evening of July 2, 2010.
Two of Africa's standout talents at Russia 2018--Moussa Wague and Francis Uzoho--were shaped by a football academy in Qatar. A new book tells that story.
Collecting football stories that highlight the world – the African world, in this case – and making the Seattle game global in the process.
One Ghanaian football fan wrestles with which teams to support in this year's World Cup after the Black Stars failed to qualify.
Israeli propaganda in Ghana, and elsewhere in Africa, is aimed especially at evangelical Christians.
More than a decade after his first hit, Wanlov the Kubolor remains a fiercely creative, independent and critical deconstructor of all things commercial.
Historian Jeffrey Ahlman talks with Dan Magaziner about Nkrumahism's shifting forms, and its influence on contemporary decolonization movements.
How to change the erroneous perception of Africa as technology backwater. Go look, for example, at what the "Maker Movement" is doing in Ghana and Nigeria.
As Ghana moves forward with a US military agreement, one group seeks to challenge the country's political direction.