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.
September 4, 2015 /
Expectations for the Ghanaian oil industry were high when the resource was discovered in 2007, yet most Ghanaians have not yet seen the benefits of the industry's presence.
September 2, 2015
Too often, the people most affected by poor water sanitation are also those least able to address the issue. Industry, government, and entrenched poverty all stand in the way of access to clean water...
August 28, 2015 /
Twenty years after a genocide devastated the country, Rwanda has made a remarkable recovery and a new generation sees entrepreneurship, empowered by technology, as its patriotic duty.
August 25, 2015
Amy Maxmen traveled to Sierra Leone during the peak of the Ebola outbreak. While reporting on health care workers she found an unexpected story.
August 7, 2015
Governments and aid organizations routinely earmark billions of dollars for overseas aid. Could "privatized" forms of aid prevent that money from going to waste?
August 2, 2015 /
Al Jazeera America
As mental health problems are discussed more openly in Rwanda, one group fights stigma by putting white foreigners to work.
July 28, 2015 /
When South African police opened fire on striking miners at Marikana in 2012, the world saw an ugly side of the country's leadership. Can post-apartheid South Africa claim "liberation?"