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"As a society, we have a history of dismissing popular culture, especially that consumed by young women, as silly and therefore irrelevant," writes Jennifer Hahn at Trans/Missions.
An ongoing dispute between the government of Ghana and representatives of Kosmos Energy over control of the oil-rich Jubilee field shows signs of coming to a head.
Critics are worried that Ghana has failed to come up with a detailed national strategy for spending an estimated $1 billion a year in revenues from a vast, newly discovered oil field or a framework to manage the money and regulate the country's fledgling petroleum industry.
Uruguay reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1970, beating Ghana 4-2 in a penalty shootout Friday after the teams played to a 1-1 draw.
The United States was eliminated from the World Cup by Ghana for the second straight time as Asamoah Gyan scored 3 minutes into overtime, leading the Black Stars to a 2-1 second-round victory Saturday night
The U.S. versus Ghana World Cup match drew people from all over Washington, D.C., together for a rowdy Saturday afternoon.
One more game, one last chance to make their reputation.
Can Africa's latest rising star - which won the blessing of both the Obama and Bush administrations - avoid the corruption, cronyism and bad governance that has entrapped its neighbors?
To adoring crowds, and with a nod to his own success as a black American, President Obama on Saturday used this relatively stable democracy to challenge the rest of Africa to rise above conflict and corruption as it sees the world stage.