Ghana

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.

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Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz / Geo Answer

We're searching for a 900-mile-long river system that runs through western Africa. The answer is The Volta River. It's featured in a new detective novel, ?Wife of the Gods.? Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with the author, Kwei Quartey, who grew up in Ghana.

Conflict & Justice

Global impact of porn industry

The idea of corporate responsibility is not exclusive to big corporations. Some small business affect lives around the world. Tim Samuels produced a series for BBC-TV about the impact of porn films in countries where those films are very successful.

Arts, Culture & Media

Ghana's first skier off to the Olympics

Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong was born in Glasgow, but grew up in Ghana. That never stopped him from dreaming of becoming a professional skier. Now, the Snow Leopard is Ghana's ski team at the Vancouver Winter Games. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Traffic safety

A global conference on road safety is being held in Moscow to discuss ways of tackling one of the world's biggest killers: traffic accidents. The World's Laura Lynch takes us to Ghana where car accidents have become a public health crisis.

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.

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.