Trade and investment can help reduce poverty, promote women’s empowerment, and support children’s rights. It can also do the opposite.
Inadequate public education on a new language policy has generated resistance from parents at the early childhood education level in Ghana.
Religious counsellors form one of several avenues where people seek help for problems that they encounter in life.
Ghana’s commemorative campaign the ‘Year of Return’ that targeted African Americans and the diaspora wishing to trace their ancestry and make pilgrimages to their countries of origin, has brought a marked rise in the country’s marketability.
Coding is beneficial to children, irrespective of their career path later on in life.
A BBC documentary titled ‘Sex for Grades’ has exposed the extent of systematic sexual abuse against female students in West African universities. Although cases have been reported they are almost always dismissed due to lack of evidence causing an endemic that has left students vulnerable and unprotected.
New regulations on the use of folklore are a hindrance to local artists.
As the granddaughter of one of Ghana’s pioneer female playwright’s Efua Theodora Sutherland, Elisabeth Sutherland was destined for a career in the arts. She has taken to recreating folklore to reflect the female perspective and has co-founded a theatre program to stimulate new and young talent in Ghana.
In African mythology twins are approached with both awe and apprehension. Some ethnic groups view them as good omens while others fear that they represent impending doom. Over time cultures that revere them have come to celebrate them annually in very unique festivals.