An 11-year-old boy in Ghana, Andrew Adansi-Bonnah, has started his own effort to raise millions of dollars to help hungry refugees in Somalia.
08/12/2011 04:19 pm
The worst drought in 60 years has brought 12 million people to the brink of starvation. Time is running out to avoid a large-scale disaster.
08/12/2011 04:04 pm
Africa Monitor West Africa Rising: New effort to boost regional trade by fighting delays, corruption
A pilot project in Ghana and Togo aims to make intra-African trade more efficient by educating shippers about customs procedures, required documentation, and traffic rules.
08/09/2011 03:19 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
08/08/2011 09:30 am
As the temperatures rise, so does the fictional body count. Our summer mystery roundup offers three stylish literary efforts by writers new to the genre.
08/03/2011 06:14 pm
Former President John Kufuor cut the number of hungry people in half through by using innovative ways to help farmers.
08/03/2011 12:47 pm
The World Bank plans to pump $53 million into Ghana's fisheries industry, which employs 2.2 million people, to reverse a decade-long downturn.
07/26/2011 03:58 pm
Today’s employers want workers who are thinkers. To meet the demands of the 21st century student and economy, a new model of liberal arts is emerging – one tied to hands-on experience.
07/25/2011 10:30 am
Guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary writes that there are some countries, like Sudan, that could benefit from being split up and other countries that could benefit from being combined into one.
07/18/2011 02:55 pm
Service providers are looking to introduce banking by phone, which revolutionized Kenya, to western Africa. But the lack of a dominant, single provider poses new challenges.
07/12/2011 05:09 pm