Esi Edugyan on why readers can’t get tired of books about slavery

Canadian author Esi Edugyan: ‘We have to be on guard against darker things. To not discuss them is to open up the potential for a blind spot or forgetting.’

Ghana’s advantage: An agriculture board?

The African country may soon reconquer the title of world’s cocoa king

Ghana’s cursed growth

The oil boom has came with a number of evils–and few jobs


When you’re the only hope

Nearly a quarter of the nations competing only have one representative


Al-Qaeda: the world’s new pushers

Islamist extremists are assisting Colombian cocaine smugglers


A beacon of democracy in Africa

Ghana’s campaign: an election that Western nations would envy