Most Shared Stories Tagged: Ghana

Ghana's drug problem

Ghana has become a favorite port of entry for cocaine smugglers from Latin America and that's taking a toll on Ghanaian society. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Ghanaian drummer Victor Dogah

Berklee College in Boston has long had contacts with musicians in Ghana. One percussionist is an extremely talented young drummer named Victor Dogah. Dogah ended up winning a scholarship to Berklee. Katy Clark caught up with him at Berklee.

Business, Finance & Economics

Ghana's new riches

A British company discovered massive oil reserves off Ghana's coast last year. The prospect of greater prosperity has excited many Ghanaians. But others fear the new wealth will bring new problems. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Global Politics

Obama gets a mixed review in Ghana

Many Africans were euphoric over the inauguration of President Obama. On his visit to Accra last year, the President said ?great days lie ahead for Ghana.? Now some Ghanaians say they're still waiting to see whether the President can improve their lives.

Science, Tech & Environment

This musician's quest is for clean cookstoves

Ghanaian reggae musician Rocky Dawuni is in Paris this week for the climate change summit. He's there to raise awareness how the carbon in smoke aggravates climate change. And he points out that in many parts of the world, a kitchen consists of three stones with a wood or charcoal fire below, and a pot on top to cook in. This setup is not only bad for the environment, but it's also deadly.