Greek heads aren't in the game
The country's economic crisis has distracted fans from the Greece World Cup team, but a soccer success could give spirits a much-needed lift.
Ghana World Cup team is one of Africa's hopes to shine
Ghana's World Cup soccer team, with its strong players, coaching and history of success in 2006, hopes to do its country and continent proud.
Climbing Ghana's economic ladder
Innovative college in Accra helps aspiring middle class move on up.
Turning trash into fashion
Environmentally-conscious firm in Ghana recycles plastic bags into stylish totes.
Ghana's Muslims fear increased tensions
Islamic minority is worried their reputation has been ruined by Nigerian who tried to bomb airplane.
Opinion: Uganda should consult Ghana on oil
Good planning and transparency should help population benefit from new find.
Ghana promotes turtle tourism
Sea turtles face numerous obstacles to survival, but conservationists are determined to give them a helping hand.
Ghana taxis display religious faith
Taxi drivers post their belief in divine intervention on their cars.
Ghana bets on lotto forecasters
Lottery players seek advice on lucky numbers.
Ghana fashion takes the catwalk
Designers aim to build international reputations for their stylish clothes.
Ghana re-evaluates Nkrumah
Legacy of nation's first leader improves with appreciation of Pan-Africanism.
Ghana’s Kayayo girls do heavy lifting
Young female porters eke out a living, strive for better lives
UN food program cuts back aid
There likely won't be enough money to feed everyone who qualifies for food aid in many African countries.
A World of Trouble: Is the nightmare over?
With signs of economic recovery finally emerging, here's where things stand in 20 countries around the world.
Obama tells Africa: "Yes, you can"
Ghana encouraged by US president's message to drive their own destiny.
Ghanaians welcome Obama
US president's visit highlights success of country's democracy
Opinion: Hints of light in a not-so-dark continent
Plenty of fishermen, not so many fish
Ghana's fishermen struggle as large foreign trawlers scoop up fish along the ocean floor.
The politics of Ghana's kente cloth
Will Obama wear Africa's iconic textile when he comes to Accra?
China competes with US in Africa
In advance of Obama's Africa visit, growing Chinese influence for Africa's resources
Nigerians fight bad reps in Ghana
Rivalry between two West African countries rises and falls with economies.
Africa banks on cell phones
Millions to enter banking system through mobile phone system.
Will America’s first lady wow Ghana?
Michelle Obama, descendant of slaves, can bring hope and support worthy causes in Africa.
Ghana weighs boosting tax on gold
New report urges government to increase its levy on gold mining.
Ghana's illicit trade in discarded electronics
Migrant workers harvest parts to sell internationally amid concerns about the environmental impact.
A World of Trouble, the sequel
Special Report: It's still ugly out there.
Ghana shoots for sports diversity
Ghana is soccer mad, but the new government is aiming for participation in more sports.
Ghana wants hawkers off the streets
Street peddlers clog traffic, but they are earning a living.
Life without remittances in Ghana
While people try to get by, Ghana looks to cocoa, gold and oil to prop up its economy.
China's 'Little Africa' is under pressure
African traders used to thrive but now are threatened by immigration authorities.
West African cocoa crops threatened by disease
Ghana strives to increase cocoa production to meet international demand for chocolate.