Contributors

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Dasmani Laary

laarygna@gmail.com

is a journalist in Ghana.  

All articles of Dasmani Laary

Nature preservation

Unknown individuals cut down an ancient tree

Many Ghanaians expressed their anguish and sadness on social and traditional media when an ancient tree fell, stressing its relevance to their lives and the need to conserve a rich cultural legacy.

Informal business

Hard working female head porters in Ghana

In Ghana, many rural, poor women are left with no option but to take up labour-intensive blue-collar jobs, such as carrying heavy loads with pans on their heads.

Environmental destruction

Tackling illegal mining in Ghana

Destructive mining practice led to extensive deforestation, water pollution and land degradation, causing substantial irreversible damage to Ghana’s natural resources and threatening the livelihoods of rural dwellers.

Inclusion

People with disabilities allowed to drive in Ghana

In Ghana, persons with disabilities will be issued with a driver’s licence upon passing training and testing prescribed by the authorities

Food security

Female farmers need more support in Ghana

In Ghana, female farmers are essential for ensuring food security and nutrition, but they often face systemic challenges

Law reform

Decongesting prisons in Ghana

Ghana’s prisons are extremely overcrowded. To tackle that problem, human-rights activists call for more non-custodial sentences such as parole or community services

Public debt

Ghana is seeking financial bailout

Ghana needs financial help for its overwhelming debt burden, but the government’s plan to seek a new IMF loan is harshly criticised

Farming

Expensive input

Ghanaian farmers can’t afford fertiliser anymore

Covid-19

Economic recovery in Ghana

Businesses in Ghana slowly recover from Corona slump, but rising inflation creates new problems

Education

Teachers urgently wanted

In Ghana, efforts to find a solution to teacher shortages are still ongoing

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