Former UN chief Kofi Annan laid to rest in Ghana

World leaders pay tribute to Annan who died last month in Switzerland.

Former UN chief Kofi Annan laid to rest in Ghana


Germany's Merkel set to visit three West African states

Trip to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria marks Germany's belated interest in Africa and concern over irregular migration.

Migration expected to top Merkel's agenda on West Africa tour

United Nations

Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80

Annan served as UN secretary-general from 1997 to 2006 and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.

The Listening Post

The making and breaking of the West Africa Leaks

Inside the biggest media collaboration in the region's history, exposing the offshore dealings of the rich and powerful.

Counting the Cost

The cost of chocolate

How the biggest producers of cocoa beans are struggling to afford the very commodity that supports their economies.


In Ghana, the deaf live in isolation

Sixty years after missionary first helped educate hearing-impaired, schools struggle as society marginalises minority.

In Ghana, the deaf live in isolation


Spirit Child: Ritual Killings in Ghana

Anas Aremeyaw Anas investigates the ritual killings of Ghanaian children deemed to be possessed by evil spirits.


How this man became Africa's most feared journalist

We meet Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Ghana's most notorious undercover reporter, to talk about his career and the future of investigative journalism on the African continent.

How this man became Africa's most feared journalist


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.

Talk to Al Jazeera

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.