Your guide to the West African Ebola outbreak
Where the virus comes from, what it does to its victims and why this outbreak is so bad.
A famous Ghanaian medicine man says he caused Cristiano Ronaldo's leg injury
Nana Kwaku Bonsam is doing everything in his power to keep the Portuguese superstar out of the World Cup.
Australia is apparently raising a generation of overweight couch potatoes
The sports-loving nation scored a D- on an international physical activity report card.
West Africa says it's time for 'total war' on Boko Haram
It's their Al Qaeda, they say.
Can shea butter save Africa?
That depends on how many Westerners want to moisturize their skin with it.
Portugal, Ronaldo qualify in dramatic fashion over Sweden's Ibrahimovic
Ronaldo's hat trick better than brace from Ibrahimovic as seven more teams look for invitations to 2014 World Cup in Brazil after qualifiers across the globe.
In Egypt, political footballs are just that
After Ghana handed Egypt a 6-1 thrashing in World Cup qualifying, the beautiful game takes on ugly political and religious overtones.
Amid cries that court is 'condescending,' African Union debates ICC pullout
The threats to quit the Rome Statute, the treaty that formed The Hague-based court, may yet prove to be bluster and bluff.
The language of dumplings is universal
Who doesn't like a tiny present wrapped in dough?
Survey: Africans say continent's macroeconomic growth isn't helping them
The Afrobarometer survey, focusing on the perceptions of Africans themselves, adds important nuance to the poverty debate.
What if the royal baby had been born in...
16 birth customs from around the world.
Ghana: 168 Chinese citizens arrested for illegal mining
Illegal Chinese miners are destroying Ghana's natural landscape, Ghanaian officials said.
Africa has greater potential than India: Stanchart
Banks around the world are attracted to the continent's rapidly growing economies.
Ghana 'holy water' stampede kills 4
An unexpectedly large crowd overwhelmed police in Ghana on Sunday when thousands showed up at TB Joshua's church for holy water, creating a stampede that killed four people.
'Spirit children' killings banned in 7 Ghana communities
Seven communities in northern Ghana have banned the ritual of killing "spirit children," babies born with physical disabilities believed to be possessed by evil spirits.
Is this the end of expensive air travel in Africa?
Government regulations and fuel costs mean even short flights in Africa carry exorbitant prices, but a new airline is trying to bring that cost down.
US to test handheld scanner for fake malaria drugs
US health officials announced Wednesday a plan to test a handheld scanner that can tell, within seconds, if malaria drugs are real or fake.
Ghana alert issued after Chinese-made condoms found to be faulty
About 200 million Chinese made condoms which were being distributed free in Ghana as part of an AIDS campaign were found to have holes in them and burst easily.
Tip-toeing into Africa
Amid headlines declaring Africa the new frontier for investment, experts wonder how long it can last.
Ghana gold mine collapse kills 17
A gold mine disaster in central Ghana Tuesday killed 17 people who were working illegally and had been told to leave by the operator.
Beer and Africa: A recipe for profit?
Africa is probably the most attractive region for long-term profit growth for global brewers.
Ghana: a model of interfaith tolerance
In this outwardly religious country, harmony between Muslims and Christians is part of the social makeup.
An African pope? Don't bet on it
Vatican watchers predict Italians or Latin Americans are most likely to claim St. Peter's throne.
John Mahama inaugurated as Ghana's president, amid court challenge from opposition
Mahama takes office in Ghana following December elections, while opposition New Patriotic Party boycotts swearing-in ceremony.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
Ghana elections: US urges voters to accept results
The United States is urging Ghanaians to accept the results of Ghana’s recent elections, even though the main opposition challenger for president has not conceded defeat.
Voters head to the polls in close Ghana election (UPDATES)
Ghana's elections are extended one day due to technical glitches at many polling places.
Vulture fund NML Capital's profit quest could push Argentina to default
NML Capital, run by a Mitt Romney donor, could force a default, says Fitch.
Ghana mall collapse: Death toll rises to 18 as city council official detained
A city council official in the Ghana capital Accra has been detained over a building collapse that has killed at least 18 people.
Ghana: Melcom department store collapses in Accra, 'many trapped' (VIDEO)
The Achimota Melcom department store collapsed in Ghana's capital, Accra, with dozens of people trapped inside.
Crew of seized Argentina ship fly home
Nearly 300 crew members of an Argentina ship seized in Ghana flew home on Wednesday after being docked for weeks on behalf of creditors seeking money lost on defaulted bonds.