When people who look like you fill the influential roles in society, the heads of state, the judges, the doctors and the bankers, nothing feels impossible or out of reach.
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As I walked through the Cape Coast Castle, I realized that the slavery of centuries ago is not very different from modern day slavery -- the gross violation of human rights and the apathy of the masses towards their plight.
In Mauritania the vote was so obviously suspicious that the electoral chief resigned and the opposition rejected the results.
A roomful of pregnant women waiting for their prenatal care appointments at La General Hospital in Accra, Ghana, got a treat on Saturday when Presiden...
The mere presence of a black U.S. president on Ghanaian soil, speaking to Ghanaian people about Ghanaian problems, marks a welcome rekindling of discourse between blacks throughout the diaspora.
Virtually all food assistance provided by the United States to Africa is required to be produced and packaged here and shipped on U.S. flagged vessels halfway around the world.
Ghana provides two keys as to how best to target the continent's scarce resources to maximize impact. First, invest in young people. Second, do this through strong private-public partnerships.
It might seem like a moment just too good for the White House to pass up America's first black president, on his first trip
to sub-Saharan Africa, loo...
Just over six months since a change in Ghana's administration following peaceful elections in December 2008 and, coincidentally, six months since the ...
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