The 'model' West African nation of Ghana last week announced a five-year road map to make sure the economy is not overly dependent on oil, but the policy papers are short on details.
Second-hand goods from the United States have long been a staple in Ghana, but now the country is seeking to get second-hand goods off its shelves.
Senegal's government wants its new airport to become a 21st-century global hub, but why don't African infrastructure projects link the region's cities to each other better?
The Obama administration's efforts to get incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo to step down after a disputed Nov. 28 poll reflects an ossified view of African politics, writes guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary.
Long known as one of Africa's most stable nations, Ghana began pumping oil last week. But a recent visit to the oil boom town of Takoradi reveals a host of concerns.
Although Ghanaians are excited by commercial oil production, there is concern that Ghana isn't prepared to handle oil revenue properly.
KFC this week became the latest iconic American company to make significant moves into Africa, following expansion by Coca-Cola and Walmart.
West African cocoa farmers and their families should be cheering that a 'market cartel' has emerged, pushing cocoa prices up. Capitalism, so often the instrument of their oppression, is now working dramatically in their favor.
Ghana's Black Stars are Africa's last remaining team in the World Cup. A win against the United States would take them through to the quarter-finals.