It’s All About Power (and Who Will Have It)

Electricity, or the lack thereof, has become a seriously political issue in Ghana. And why not? Ghana has seen a lot of economic growth in the past few years though the past year has been a struggle throughout emerging economies). Surely there was enough money somewhere along the way to develop the power generation systems Read more…

There May Be Power Alternatives, But It’s Not Helping the Cedi

Dumsor is a disaster in every quarter. Sure, it’s not as though someone is purposefully creating the chaos of darkness in Ghana, but it still feels malicious in the middle of it. Fresh food would be nice – as would the means to prepare it and store any leftovers. More troubling is when you can’t Read more…

Development Floods the Country, but Some Developments Are Puzzling

Ghana is wildly diverse. It’s evident in the land, in the people, in the customs, in the food, and in the weather. And you know there are two sides to every story when the urban populations scream because the power has gone off while many rural centres are still waiting for power supply lines to Read more…

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