October 31, 2015 /
When oil was discovered off the Ghanaian coast in 2007, many citizens thought this would translate into significant economic development. Development has come slower than expected.
October 25, 2015
International media organizations nominate 'Fatal Extraction' for innovation in multimedia storytelling.
October 19, 2015
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
October 14, 2015 /
Loyola University Chicago's student fellow Olivia Conti looks at the daily lives of fishermen on the beach of Elmina at Cape Coast in Ghana.
October 2, 2015 /
Children in Ghana contract serious diseases while walking barefoot. Why is this still an issue if the solution is so easy?
October 2, 2015
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
September 14, 2015 /
In October 2014, Ghanaian workers at MODEC, a general contracting company, demonstrated against pay discrimination and were fired. Is this indicative of a larger trend within the entire industry?
September 11, 2015 /
Fishing communities have been a major part of Ghanaian culture for centuries. Today, fishermen face serious challenges following the discovery of oil along Ghana's coast.
September 9, 2015 /
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Reporters in one of the largest ever journalistic collaborations in Africa spent months unearthing court records and hushed-up government audits to tell human stories of mining's impacts in Africa.
September 4, 2015
Ghana's offshore oil industry began drilling in 2010, bringing with it significant economic growth. However, history shows that managing oil resources often proves more difficult than expected.