In Ghana, girls and young women from the rural countryside make up the largest group of people flooding into big cities looking for work, often to pay school fees. Most of them find work in the markets. But it's a rough life with few guarantees.
You've seen the new iPhone 6. You want one. You buy one. So what do you do with your old iPhone to make sure it doesn't end up in some e-waste toxic pile in West Africa? We've got a few recommendations from an e-waste expert.
Samy Ben Redjeb is a former flight attendant in Frankfurt who spent years flying to African countries, collecting music. That collection forms the basis of his record label, Analog Africa. His latest compilation CD is "Afrobeat Airways 2."
As Ghana prepares for President Obama's arrival, excitement is running high among Africans both in Africa and in the U.S. Will Ross, BBC correspondent, joins us to set the scene for President Obama's first official trip to Sub-Saharan Africa.
Barack Obama will head to Ghana Tomorrow in his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa as president. Joining The Takeaway from Accra, Ghana, to discuss the emotional and political implications of the president's visit is David Amanor, from BBC Network Africa.
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