Ghana

Global Politics

Midwife of the Year

Preparing for childbirth in rural Ghana, where clinics are scarce and ill-equipped, is a frightening prospect. Mary Issaka should know. She has received the Midwife of the Year award from the Johns Hopkins affiliated group Jhpiego.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Accra in Ghana is holding a series of concerts today to remember Ghanaian drummer Kofi Ghanaba. He was also known as Guy Warren. He was credited with bringing African percussion to the US back in the 1950s. Ghanaba died late last year. Anchor Katy Clark has this remembrance.

Conflict & Justice

Ghana gold

Gold mining is a key part of the development strategy of the West African country Ghana. But as Anna Boiko-Weyrach reports, there's growing concern about its impact on local communities and the environment.