Is this the independence Nkrumah dreamed of?

Our independence is meaningless unless it is linked up with the total liberation of Africa, said Nkrumah on Ghana’s Independence Day. He also said: “As I said in the assembly just minutes ago, I made a point that we are going to create our own African personality and identity. It’s the only way that weContinue reading “Is this the independence Nkrumah dreamed of?”

The rise and exile of Gambia’s ex-President Yahya Jammeh [Photo Story]

Former Gambian President Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh seized power from the country’s first President Dawda Jawara as a young army officer in a bloodless military coup in 1994. 29-year-old Lieutenant Jammeh rose to the self-selected official title “His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Abdul-Aziz Awal Jemus Junkung Jammeh Naasiru Deen Babili Mansa” beforeContinue reading “The rise and exile of Gambia’s ex-President Yahya Jammeh [Photo Story]”

In case you don’t know who Stephen Keshi is …

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi was born on January 23, 1962 in Bauchi State, Nigeria. His footballing career began as a football player between 1979 and 1998. It also continued as a coach from 2001 till he died on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Stephen Keshi the footballer Stephen Keshi started playing professional football in 1979 in Lagos joggling fromContinue reading “In case you don’t know who Stephen Keshi is …”

Togo takes pride in its first locally produced fair-trade chocolate

Togo’s agriculture export, until recently, was the leading foreign exchange earner for the West African country. 60% of its 7.5 million population is employed under the agriculture sector which has cocoa as its second-largest export after coffee. Despite its flourishing cocoa production, Togo did not process cocoa nor produce its own chocolate until 2013 whenContinue reading “Togo takes pride in its first locally produced fair-trade chocolate”

Who is to rescue Ghanaian event organizers with proper venues?

It’s a pity Ghana cannot boast of an adequate multi-purpose indoor facility such as the O2 Arena in London or the Staples Center and Nokia Theatre in Downtown LA or Madison Square Garden in New York City, for our numerous entertainment concerts and events. The above mentioned venues form part of many places Ghanaian artistesContinue reading “Who is to rescue Ghanaian event organizers with proper venues?”