The Ghana dating scene is not too different from that in Nigeria.
About 50 percent of Ghanaian young women live in cities and, as in Nigeria, the traditional family controls over courtship and marriage are less powerful.
Dating opportunities in Ivory coast are therefore increasing, especially in Abidjan and other cities.
In Nigeria there has been dating freedom in the cities for some decades now, especially as the club scene has been very vibrant in large cities such as Lagos and Ibadan.
In Nairobi as well as meeting through clubs, it is easy to place a personal ad in a local paper for less than a dollar.
Also in Nigeria, online dating has become more prevalent than anywhere else in Africa, as there is now more internet access in urban areas.
It's not that there's any shortage of hot African girls looking to marry Western men, the problem is that internet access in most areas is limited, so it makes the logistics of starting and maintaining a long distance courtship very tough.
However, for a man who is serious about seeking an African woman for marriage this can work to his advantage.
A dating couple are expected to meet each other's parents before taking their relationship further.
African dating opportunities are very plentiful nowadays both for Africans and non-Africans.