Goals May Go In, but Things Are Leaving Too

There’s nothing like a triumph for the Black Stars. No really. Ghanaians thrive when their football team does what everyone believes it can. Given that they continually get close, but hardly ever make it all the way, we’re all just waiting to make it over that hurdle (with clenched stomachs and sweaty palms). Anticipation will Read more…

Explosions and Electricity

Just days before Christmas, people were once again killed by an explosion at a fueling station in Accra. The media has reported five deaths – a number that’s thankfully nowhere near the 150 killed during a similar explosion in 2015. Sadly, the unfortunate incident was completely the result of human error claims the National Petroleum Read more…

What Is Ghana’s Place in the World?

As soccer stars move from one country to another (possibly jeopardising upcoming international matches), so too do Ghanaian goods and services. Unfortunately, trade and development haven’t made Ghana into the economic hub that Former President John Agyekum Kufuor would have expected to see. He cites his party’s loss in the 2012 election as a main Read more…

As the World Considers Brexit, Ghanaians Worry about Football

Every day, in every part of the world, something happens. Mostly, it’s a matter of birthdays or stressful traffic or a local outbreak of the flu. Sometimes, there are regionally significant issues to deal with – like the Zika virus. And occasionally, those become a matter of global concern, as we saw with Ebola. And Read more…

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