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Ghana

Managing Ghana's Waste

Waste management services in Ghana have improved since private companies entered the scene. Even so, Ghana is running out of places to put its trash and is looking for alternative methods of disposal.

Ghana: Religion, State and Waste

Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but when it comes to waste management and sanitation, church and state in Ghana are not singing from the same hymnbook.

Stolen Trash Bins Contribute to Malaria, Flooding

In Ghana trash is often disposed of in gutters––creating stagnant pools of water that become breeding grounds for insects. Efforts to introduce trash bins have met with little success––and much theft.

What's Causing Water Shortages in Ghana, Nigeria?

Every day, millions of people across West Africa struggle to get access to safe drinking water. In many cases, the greatest obstacle they face is lack of government accountability.

Water System in Ghana's Capital Limps Along

In Accra, Ghana's capital, the water infrastructure falls far short of the population's needs, forcing many residents to scramble for water from illegal taps and roadside puddles.