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Given Medicine, the Patients Got Better. They Remained in Shackles Anyway.
In West Africa, people with psychoses are often chained at prayer camps. Giving them psychiatric drugs lessened their symptoms, but did not shorten their captivity.
Gas Station Explosion in Ghana Kills at Least 7 and Injures Over 100
The explosion in Accra, Ghanaâ€™s capital, which injured at least 132 others, sent up giant balls of fire that lit up the night sky.
The Global Siren Call of Fast Food
For The New York Timesâ€™s West and Central Africa bureau chief, tastes of home in Dakar, Senegal, are a mixed blessing.
Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC.
The growing popularity of fried chicken and pizza in parts of Africa underscores how fast food is changing habits and expanding waistlines.
Indiaâ€™s Barefoot Lawyers
In Indiaâ€™s rural villages, few people seek the protection of law because lawyers are distant and expensive. Now paralegals are coming to help.
Sending Health to Rural Ghana via Traveling Medics
In a country where 45 percent of the people live miles from clinics, Ghanaâ€™s government sends health workers to them to deliver medical care.
After a Harrowing Flight From U.S., Refugees Find Asylum in Canada
Two Ghanaian refugees suffered extreme frostbite â€” losing nearly all of their fingers â€” while fleeing the United States. Six months later, they are rebuilding their lives in Canada.
Ghana Court Rejects Resettlement of GuantÃ¡namo Bay Detainees
The Supreme Court justices ruled that Ghanaâ€™s government erred in approving the transfer of two Yemeni detainees.
How to Unmask Corruption in Ghana
To identify whom the government is likely to repay, first we need to know whom it owes.
Britain Accuses Ghana Lawmakers of Visa Fraud
Three members of Parliament and a former lawmaker are said to have abused their diplomatic privileges to help people travel to the United Kingdom.
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