Jerry John Rawlings remains the most polarizing political figure in Ghana since Kwame Nkrumah
Recent attacks raise questions about how secessionist tendencies have been managed in post-independence Africa.
Ghana’s history shows a strong connection between music and politics that has evolved over six decades.
Exploiting public office to win elections is common but Madagascar and Cabo Verde are making polls more fair.
Ghana’s museums can improve visitor numbers by paying attention to customer satisfaction.
Africa is far from having an ageing farming population. What is missing is a critical mass of skilled, young farmers with access to finance who could drive productivity in farming.
The value of women to political tickets in Ghana is being recognised as more women are contesting elections at various levels.
Phones sometimes serve as a ‘digital leash’ to check women’s whereabouts – a growing feature of many relationships and conflicts.
Trade and investment can help reduce poverty, promote women’s empowerment, and support children’s rights. It can also do the opposite.