What’s Up Is Down (or Is It the Other Way Around?)

Even when things slow in Ghana (as with Dumsor), nothing ever stands still. It’s just not that kind of place. Things are always growing, changing, transforming, shifting, and generally just moving about. And that’s every corner of life, from the cities to the remotest of buildings. And, as the laws of nature confirm, there is Read more…

We’re Looking at Paris; the UK Is Looking at Us and This Is Why It Matters

The world is, justifiably, concerned with the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. It’s safe to wonder what’s happening in the world when events like this occur. High-profile Ghanaians have reached out in sympathy and support. But, while Ghana (and almost every other country) reaches out to France, the English are looking at Ghana. Concerned about Read more…

It’s a Drive to the Future (or Just onto the Field)

Ghana never seems to stand still. Even when people and business battle daily dumsor, nothing seems to stop; it just slows down. And it doesn’t stay like that for long either. At some point, Ghanaians start moving again, and they do it quickly. Last Friday was a clear example of this as Ghana played host Read more…

Better Late Than Never

Elections in Africa are always a point of interest.  Whether it is the pressures of history and international observers, or simply the challenges of creating voting opportunities in rural areas, electoral commissions across the continent face challenges found nowhere else on earth. As 7 December draws ever nearer, Ghana prepares for voting with the assistance Read more…

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