Speaker of Ghana Parliament Alban Sumana Bagbin speaks at the Parliament House in Accra, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024.

‘What crime have we committed?’ Ghana’s LGBTQ community braces as anti-LGBTQ bill may turn into law


Lawmakers in Ghana recently passed a bill that could lead to a severe crackdown on LGBTQ activities that have many people worried. Ghana’s president is under pressure domestically to sign the bill into law, but could face economic consequences if he does. 

cars on streets

90% of the cars on Ghana’s roads are imported used cars. Many are polluting or unsafe.

The exterior of the newly opened Dikan Center for photography in Accra, Ghana.

The new Dikan Center in Ghana displays a collection of photography from across Africa

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Residents of the Accra suburb of Alajo patch up a road after severe flooding destroyed it.

‘Everything is destroyed’: Extreme flooding in Ghana tests climate resilience

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Plastic pollution has become a major concern in Ghana.

Ghana’s fishermen are drowning in plastic. The govt is trying to tackle pollution before it’s too late.

Chef Elijah Amoo Addo (right) prepares food to distribute as part of Food for All Africa.

This Ghanaian chef quit his job to fight hunger in vulnerable African communities


Chef Elijah Amoo Addo has been collecting discarded food from suppliers, farmers and restaurants to feed Ghana’s poor people since 2012. 

Protesting farmers ride tractors and shout slogans as they march to the capital, breaking police barricades, during India's Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, India

India repeals controversial farm laws after a year of protests

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India announces the repeal of three controversial farm laws that have been met with protests for a year. Also, Austria is set to go into lockdown as the government also prepares to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory. And, a new report shows deforestation of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is at a 15-year high.

People watch a TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch with file footage at a train station in Seoul, South Korea

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missile

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North Korea launches at least one ballistic missile into the ocean. Also, Russia suspends its permanent mission to NATO. And, US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad resigns and is set to be replaced by his deputy.

Over 30,000 people trade in used clothing at Kantamanto market, Accra, Ghana.

How the West’s obsession with fast fashion compounds an environmental nightmare in Ghana


As the West continues to mass produce cheap clothes, a lot of it ends up barely worn, donated or in a landfill. In Ghana, the deluge of worn-out fashions has overwhelmed the West African country’s infrastructure and poses huge environmental threats to its coastlines.

UNICEF says 50% of children living with HIV in Africa will die before they reach their second birthday if untreated.

Pregnant women and children with HIV in Ghana struggle to access lifesaving medicine during pandemic


Ghana faces an acute shortage of antiretroviral drugs, endangering the health and the lives of tens of thousands of HIV-positive children and pregnant women. Health officials say this has pushed their efforts to end the AIDS epidemic backward.