West African Journal: Can Development Be Green?

June 11, 2008, 3:11 am

It was a shock to return to the clean, orderly paradise that is Canada after a year in Ghana.

West African Journal: Ghana’s School of Hard Knocks

May 23, 2008, 10:29 am

Frankly, school is where childhood ends for children in Ghana. It is, however, the nicest place where innocence is crushed here. Those who can't afford school quickly enter [...]

West African Journal: Where Teenagers Do Chores

May 11, 2008, 10:40 am

KUMASI, Ghana—Our Western culture is no longer dictated by tradition, not even by pragmatism. Consumerism is the driving force behind modern life. Baby bottles, disposable diapers, strollers, and a giant box of broken toys—these things reflect our values. And they're [...]

West African Journal: ‘Chatting as a Girl’

May 7, 2008, 10:53 am

When you hear of the exploitation of children in Ghana, it's most often about child labour on cocoa farms. Living here though, one quickly learns that, unlike North American [...]


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