Ghana

35 killed in Ghana bus collision and fire

Crashes are common on highways in Ghana because of poor maintenance, disregard for traffic regulations, and bad roads.

35 killed in Ghana bus collision and fire

AJ Impact

Chocolate danger: Ghana's cocoa output hit hard by dry, hot winds

Bad weather also damaged crop in Ivory Coast, which is world's top cocoa bean producer.

Chocolate danger: Ghana's cocoa output hit hard by dry, hot winds

REWIND

Fool's Gold: Inside Ghana's Million Dollar Scamming Syndicates

We go undercover in Ghana to expose gold scammers tricking foreign investors out of huge sums of money.

Ghana

Nigerian women in Ghana exploited by smugglers, madams, 'priests'

Forced into prostitution, Nigerian women are victims of a network that uses 'fetish priests' to manipulate them.

Nigerian women in Ghana exploited by smugglers, madams, 'priests'

Africa

Ghana: Homecoming for African Americans

African Americans find new home in Ghana - gateway of the brutal African slave trade to the US that began 400 years ago.

Ghana: Homecoming for African Americans

Witness

Ghana Controversial: Music from the Ground Up

Young artists in Ghana shake things up as they question global powers and local values with their music.

AJ Impact

Ghana's financial nightmare: 70,000 people can't access savings

Investors are in for a wait as the country's markets regulator probes whether fund managers mishandled clients' money.

Ghana's financial nightmare: 70,000 people can't access savings

AJ Impact

A gold rush in West Africa?

Southern Africa's loss will be West Africa's gain, analysts say.

Time for a gold rush in West Africa?

AJ Impact

Who needs a bank account when you have a phone?

Networks of agents have brought financial services to millions of 'unbanked' people, and there's still room for growth.

Mobile phones are replacing bank accounts in Africa

AJ Impact

Chocolate gold: Ivory Coast and Ghana set a fixed price for cocoa

To protect farmers, the world's top two cocoa producers agreed to coordinate on 2020-2021 cocoa bean prices.

Chocolate gold: Ivory Coast and Ghana set a fixed price for cocoa

Counting the Cost

What's the cost of piracy in West African waters?

The Gulf of Guinea has turned into one of the world's most notorious piracy hotspots. Plus, why's the gold price rising?

AJ Impact

A united Africa may give China its moment to shine

AfCFTA will likely complicate existing agreements with Africa’s main partners, including the United States and China.

 A united Africa may give China its moment to shine

Africa

Bukom: Ghana's hub for boxing champions

Tough Accra neighbourhood where opportunities are limited is producing some of Africa's finest boxers.

Africa

Ghana marks 400 years since American slave trade

Ghana's parliament welcomes US House of Representatives speaker to West Africa, from where millions of Africans were sold into a life of slavery in the Americas.

AJ Impact

Bitter chocolate: Deforestation in the Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast and Ghana gave in to pressure from the global chocolate industry and suspended a ban on cocoa sales.

Bitter chocolate: Deforestation in the Ivory Coast