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A paradise for Ghana and Africa

Can Africa create her own paradise? Where paradise means creating our own territory, booming our economy, producing and patronising our own commodities, governing ourselves without any hitch etc. You may be wondering where I’m going with this statement. Well, let me set your minds at ease; if you can spare about five minutes … log on to BBC and read “Riace: The Italia...

The people of Nzema – How they emerged

You probably know Ghana’s first President Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah is from Nzema and you may have heard that the people of Nzema celebrate Kundum Festival. Does the tourist site Nzulezu (the village built on waters) ring a bell? And the tasty Akyeke with coconut or fried fish could not have escaped you at the mention of Nzema. But the origin of Nzema is rooted in a very int...

Are we losing our grip on our customs and traditions?

A vox pop conducted by Adom TV’s “Amammere Dwumadie” on Adinkra symbol ‘Akoko nan’ became a farce when the public displayed their sheer ignorance giving hilarious interpretations to this Adinkra symbol. “Oh this symbol represents an anchor for securing a ship in place at the Ghana Ports and Harbour” one said. Another maintained that “it is definitely the hook a...

Behind the will power of a determined woman

The quote “behind every successful man, there is a woman” has seemingly become a cliché. Dr James Kwegyir Aggrey, Ghanaian intellectual couldn’t have been wrong when he said “if you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a nation”. The debate on whether a woman can be just as effective as a man when place at the helm of affai...

Ivory Coast attack: Should Ghana be concerned?

Terrorism is gradually expanding its influence in the West African sub-regions; a very worrying phenomenon indeed. Quite recently, Islamic extremist Boko Haram who operated mostly in Nigeria and some parts of Cameroon were considered the main threat; but can we say that today? I doubt. Mali was hit by African jihadi group attack last year November, Burkina Faso suffered similar...