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Ghana’s Homemade Guns

TAMALE- “Making a gun is very easy. I can do it in short time. Maybe three days.” Abdallah smiles and leans on his workbench. By..

February 16, 2014 with 0 Comments

Citizen Journalists in Old Fadama

ACCRA-In a small classroom overlooking Agbogbloshie’s yam market, Timothy Ngenbe leads the class in a journalism workshop. ”Now let us..

February 6, 2014 with 0 Comments

Sister Cities: A Model for Development in Ashaiman

Honourable Ibrahim Baidoo is the Mayor of Ashaiman- a city of over 200,000 people located 30 km outside Accra, Ghana’s capital. Baidoo..

February 1, 2014 with 0 Comments

Drama for development: Community theatre creating awareness on human rights

ACCRA- Nii Kwartelai Quartey is a student at the University of Ghana, a human rights activist and a playwright. As I sit chatting with him..

January 27, 2014 with 0 Comments

Female students in Ghana find empowerment through entrepreneurship

  At the age of 18 Gloria Buckman Yankson walked into a job interview determined to make a good impression.  Twenty minutes later,..

January 26, 2014 with 0 Comments

Death by numbers

By: Carolyn Thompson and John Van Dusen ACCRA – More Ghanaians die from diseases related to diarrhea than any other cause of death,..

January 15, 2014 with 0 Comments

The Road to Maternal Health

“I have carried uncountable women down the mountain, down to Wli.” Patrick stares at the ground. Remembering the women he and his..

January 15, 2014 with 0 Comments

Crooked scales

By: Carolyn Thompson and John Van Dusen ANKASA – Ghana’s cocoa farmers say purchasers are stealing from them using improperly..

January 14, 2014 with 1 Comment

Whale carcasses washing up in droves

A growing number of decomposing whale carcasses are washing up along the shores of Ghana. Since August, ten whales have been spotted. That..

December 14, 2013 with 0 Comments

Improving Literacy Rates in Ghana

ADEISO, GHANA – In a dimly lit classroom in Adeiso, a small village in Ghana’s Eastern Region, children wait patiently as they..

December 11, 2013 with 0 Comments
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