Helping small-scale farmers in Ghana market their products
16 March 2019 | 11:28 am
Farmers in Ghana now have a new app to help them market their products and get paid quickly for whatever they sell. It puts them in touch with the right people and can keep food from spoiling.
Dr. Hawa Malechi is the first Ghanaian-trained female obstetrician in northern Ghana, and most pregnant mothers want her counsel.
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Just as Ghana's small business owners begin to shift from cash-based sales, many believe a proposed electronic payments tax, locally known as the 'e-levy', will price them out of the digital economy.
French presidential candidates continue their charm offensive on the agricultural electorate. They hope to win the vote of farmers, who now make up only 1.5 percent of the active population but whose vote remains key. One contender has decided to skip the event, though: current frontrunner Emmanuel Macron. Plus, FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot takes a deep dive into campaign finance laws in France.
People are still talking about Ghana's unique bus shelter made of plastic waste. It has been billed as a novel and sustainable way to put discarded plastic to use and fight pollution.
In Ghana, having baby twins brings an opportunity to beg for alms. It is a long held myth among poor households. But this is often a fallacy.
The non-governmental organization Right to Play is partnering with schools in Ghana to introduce new learning methods anchored in playing. They use different types of fun, active and engaging games to ignite a passion for learning in children.
A four-day day paragliding festival has returned to the skies of eastern Ghana after the pandemic forced a two-year hiatus. The country’s first tandem paragliding pilot, Jonathan Quaye, spent years working to get this certification, and now hopes to share his love for the skies with his fellow Ghanaians.
In Madagascar's south crops regularly fail due to drought and land erosion. For farmers like Kazy Zanapijo pigeon peas, a staple crop in India, are an answer.
We take a look back at the life of Ghana's independence figure Kwame Nkrumah, who died half a century ago today. But first, Mali accuses France of violating parts of its controlled airspace after drone footage shot by the French military showed soldiers covering corpses with sand. And as South Africa marks its own Freedom Day, we take a closer look at how an NFT of Nelson Mandela's arrest warrant could help save the country's Liliesleaf Museum.
Young climate activists like Perk Pomeyie are leading the way to change attitudes to protect Ghana’s environment.
Zimbabwean farmers looking to cash in on a global boom in medical marijuana face a litany of costs and regulatory barriers, but growers like Munyaradzi Nyanungo are betting it will boost their fortunes after decades of economic decline.
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