Joseph R. A. Ayee

1 Introduction: Issues and Objectives Even though scholars have written on Ghana-Korea relations over the past forty years, there is still a lacuna in the literature because there is no “one-stop shop” from which one could easily access the literature. The problem is that scholarly works on Ghana

Lloyd G. Adu Amoah and Kwasi Asante

) … Unfortunately for us, the tenure of office of our government is so short. We have only four years and you don’t change the world within four years. But we want to change the world; we want to transform Ghana. – Pres. John Agyekum Kufuor 2 (2018) … First, we must cure ourselves of the intoxication of simplistic

Sources for the Mutual History of Ghana and the Netherlands

An annotated guide to the Dutch archives relating to Ghana and West Africa in the Nationaal Archief 1593-1960

Doortmont and Jinna Smit

There is a long tradition of research into the mutual history of Ghana and the Netherlands, especially with respect to the Dutch participation in the Atlantic slave trade. The tradition includes the history of the forts and castles that dot Ghana's coast, and the wider presence of the Dutch in West Africa between the sixteenth and nineteenth century. This annotated guide to the Dutch archives on Ghana and West Africa in the Nationaal Archief offers a comprehensive overview of available sources. Part I describes the archival materials in detail. Part II discusses the history of the Dutch in Ghana and selected themes from Ghana’s history. A bibliography and a name, geographical, and thematical index conclude the guide.

Thaddeus Manu

Goals contain indicators that are highly relevant for nutrition, reflecting nutrition’s central role in sustainable development. 4 While the report notes that, since 1990, malnutrition has dramatically reduced in Ghana, 5 generally in the context of Africa the number of hungry people grew from 175

Ousman Murzik Kobo

– shaping the religious landscape of many Muslim communities. The limited academic attention to the historical dynamics of these variants of Islamic reform is even more limited with regards to Muslim minority nations in Africa, such as Ghana. This article, which is partly extracted from previously published

Marleen de Witte

were liberalized and privatized, the airwaves became accessible to a wide variety of local actors and interest groups, including churches. New public cultures emerged, especially in urban areas, and religion came to occupy a central place in them. My own acquaintance with Ghana alerted me to this

Lloyd G. Adu Amoah and Leslie N. L. Mills

1 Introduction 1.1 The Industrialization Dreams of Ghana and Korea By the 1960s several African and Asian countries which were hitherto semi-colonized and colonized had regained their freedom after violent and non- violent struggles against imperial powers. With their national destinies now firmly

Abamfo O. Atiemo

times by the more modern religions such as Christianity and Islam. While it is possible to discern some differences in values according to the religious, educational, and other social backgrounds of people in Ghana, it could also be observed that a high degree of homogeneity in values exists. 8 Such

Jasper Abembia Ayelazunoa and Lord Mawuko-Yevugahb

1 Introduction The development trajectory of Ghana, Malaysia, Singapore, and South Korea tells two totally different stories: first, the sad story of development failures in Africa, and second, the cheering story of development miracles of Asia. When Ghana gained independence in 1957, its per

Yunus Dumbe

literalism enabled different groups across Ghana to challenge Muslim authorities primarily associated with the Tijaniyya, which they perceived as overly mystically inclined, or even as misleading their followers. The struggle for authority polarised both groups, meaning that religious differences became