The Guardian Dreamers & Doers: Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo
AugustSecrets was born out of necessity when Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo had her child, Jaden, outside her country, Nigeria. Upon returning, she bought all available infant meals only for her baby to keep rejecting them. It was a frustrating experience for a first-time mother. Since she couldn’t watch him starve to death, she began the journey into looking into alternatives, it was in the process of searching she found solace in African and Nigerian foodstuffs.
Fighting illegal logging in Ghana with an app
In Ghana's Bia National Forest an NGO is working with a local partner to develop an app that monitors illegal logging and rewards legal harvesting. The group hopes to use the technology in other parts of the country.
Dreamers and Doers original series premiers on Guardian TV
From November 18, GuardianTV will showcase the stories of some of Africa’s brightest minds who have used social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp to market their products, contents, and services. We call them Dreamers and Doers. And you too can learn how these young entrepreneurs moved from mere dreaming to working to realise their ideas.
Nigerian traders in Ghana seek FG's evacuation support
Nigerian traders operating in Ghana have requested to be repatriated back to Nigeria. The traders expressed their intention in a letter delivered to Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), spokesman for the commission Gabriel Odu disclosed.
Ghana: Former President Jerry John Rawlings dies
The 73-year-old died after a short illness, according to Ghanaian media. He served as president of the country for roughly two decades up to 2001.
Ghana, Nigeria to meet over trade dispute
A bilateral meeting between the Foreign Affairs and Trade committees of Nigeria and Ghana is being set up. The meeting aims to address the on-going trade dispute between both countries and further strengthen their trade relations. Yofi Grant, CEO of the GIPC joins CNBC Africa for more.
Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire plan 21% hike on farm gate cocoa prices
Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire plan to raise the price farmers get paid for cocoa by about 21 per cent. Both countries account for over 60 per cent of the global production of the cocoa bean. Chike Nwagwu, CEO of Novus Agro, joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
Homecoming Ghana: Tracy Boateng
Born in Germany and raised in the Netherlands, Tracy never felt truly African. But when her parents sent her to Ghana to get to know her cultural home, Tracy discovered huge potential for doing business there. So she packed her bags and settled in Ghana permanently, launching her own company: Cocktails & Co.
Harassment of Nigerians-Ghana denies demolishing or seizing diplomatic premises.
Ghana has denied demolishing or seizing diplomatic premises and declared the protests to be unjustified.