New Law Would Force Afrikan Farmers To Grow GMO Crops

What’s the worse: growing GM crops with little awareness of their potential dangers, or being forced to grow genetically modified crops because your government passed a law banning ancient, sustainable practices in favor of modern, biotech methods? We ask this because Ghana’s national parliament recently gave support to the Plant Breeders Bill, proposed legislation which contains…

Why a 15 year old decided to build bikes from bamboo in Ghana

A young Ghanaian entrepreneur, Winifred Selby, co-started Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative when she was just 15. The award winning company makes bicycles out of bamboo and has caught the attention of global organisations. This is what she had to say about what motivated her. Her answer? She was fed-up. Whilst at school Selby discovered a number of things about…

The CIA, Kwame Nkrumah, and the Destruction of Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was the first President of the first free nation in Africa, and a founding father of the Pan-Africanist movement. His dream was to turn Ghana into a modern industrial utopia – a society shaped by the power of science that would serve as a model for…