Nigerian traders in Ghana have accused local authorities of discrimination after many had their shops closed in the capital Accra. The fight over retail commerce seems a minor issue, but ...
The two West African nations have been at loggerheads over trade for decades, without serious consequences. That could change now that the region is in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic and several deep political crises.
Ghana is spearheading a new project that explores how small farmers in the ECOWAS bloc can supply produce to the UK once it severs ties with the EU. Researchers are looking at how "what ifs" could become reality.
Denialism is impeding the ability of African governments to curb the spread of COVID-19. State corruption and poor communication make buying into conspiracy theories tempting, especially for young people.
Mali's ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has returned home under guard, following pressure from the 15-nation West African bloc ECOWAS. Still unresolved is a call for the interim government to organize elections.
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