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Q&A: The reality of free education for all in Ghana

Two NGO workers explain why, despite free tuition, some Ghanaian children still struggle to get an education.


Africa's 'lion economies' growth exceeds forecasts

The nations of West Africa, including Senegal, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Ghana have recently seen a significant increase in growth.


Kayayo: Ghana's Living Shopping Baskets

A young girl's dream to return home after two years of working in the markets of Accra clash with family pressures.


Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

African Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the US.

Why some African Americans are moving to Africa


Qatar's Emir in Accra on last leg of West African tour

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is in Ghana to expand economic ties, as Qatar remains under a blockade by four Arab countries.

Reporter's Notebook

Macron tours Africa to 'reset' Francafrique relationship

French president heads to Africa with the message that days of Paris' neocolonialist paternalistic approach are over.

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Akufo-Addo: Africa's march of democracy hard to reverse

The president of Ghana talks to Al Jazeera about his country's democratic success and his hopes for the continent.


Ghana child malnutrition: 1,000 days of hunger

Child malnutrition is a silent tragedy jeopardising the future of more than one million children across Ghana.

Ghana child malnutrition: 1,000 days of hunger


Ghana vows to improve safety standards after gas station blasts

The government of Ghana has pledged to improve safety standards in the country's energy sector after two explosions killed at least seven people in the capital. It happened after a fuel tanker caught fire at a gas station in Accra.


'A disaster each year': Fury in Ghana after fire deaths

Social media users express sadness and anger after latest gas station blast in Accra kills at least seven people.

Ghana: Grief and anger after deadly gas station blasts


Ghana gas station blasts kill at least seven

Frightened residents flee site as huge blasts near busy intersection in northeast Accra cause casualties, official says.


John Mahama: The beautyful ones have been born

Former Ghanaian president says political problems in South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt will affect the entire continent.

John Mahama on Ghana, The Gambia and the ANC's decline


WHO: Malaria vaccine to be 'real life' tested in Africa

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to start large scale trial of RTS,S injectable vaccine in 2018.

WHO: Malaria vaccine to be 'real life' tested in Africa

Business & Economy

Auntie Ocloo: A Ghanaian celebrated globally

Founder of Nkulenu Industries, Ocloo started her business with less than a dollar and grew into a global inspiration.

Esther Afua Ocloo: Ghana's inspiring businesswoman


What can Ghana teach South Africa about neocolonialism?

On how the man who coined the term "neocolonialism" fell victim to it and how not to repeat his mistakes.

Brian Kamanzi

by Brian Kamanzi

Brian Kamanzi