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GHANA: COMEDY OR TRAGEDY, NO SATIRE TO COME

November 8, 2014

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This photo appeared on my Takoradi Facebook friend Amos Anyimadu’s page with the accompanying text: After what the Western Region has done for our creative economy we need to complete this building NOW. Over twenty years in construction. There was no mention of what the building was supposed to be. I commented and learned “A […]

GHANA’S IMANI, CENTRE FOR POLICY AND EDUCATION, TO STUDY SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA

October 28, 2013

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I couldn’t figure out why Komla Dumor, high profile BBC presenter of Focus on Africa didn’t join the Scrap Short Term Tourist Visas to Ghana Facebook page. He’d written a commentary on the visa situation in Africa on the BBC website and had acknowledged my post on this blog with this comment: What can I […]

KOFI ANNAN’S QUOTE

October 7, 2012

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Kofi Atta Annan is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2006. Born in Kumasi (note madinghana’s city now) April 8, 1938 (age 74) I have an iPad. I just downloaded the TED TALK and the TED BOOKS apps. This morning I […]

FOUR VILLAGES INN: IDEAS CENTRAL FOLLOW-UP

May 19, 2012

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Well, the radio journalism class ran with the story on noise pollution. Most significant, the students interviewed the Ashanti Regional Director of the E.P.A. here in Kumasi. They found out that there is equipment to measure decibels here in Ashanti, but alas the machine is broken. A five-minute piece is in the production stage and […]

FOUR VILLAGES INN: IDEAS CENTRAL

May 18, 2012

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Today’s breakfast was great. Not just because of the great food, but also because yours truly was asked,”We need an idea for a story.” Ya see we have two radio journalists who are here holding a two-week workshop for radio presenters from all over the country. Well, funnily enough, never wanting for an issue here […]

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE/BRITISH COUNCIL-IDEA FOR CO-SPONSORED ART SHOW

May 14, 2012

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This post appeared on the Modern Ghana news site. In short, it describes the success of an Ivorian street artist who has shockingly captured on canvas startling scenes of the election violence that not too long ago took place on the streets of Abidjan, the neighbouring capital to the west. What a wake up call […]

GHANA: Bob Marley Tribute on Multi TV & a Plea for Peaceful Elections

May 12, 2012

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Bob Marley was smiling down on Ghana last night as he surveyed from on high the tribute shows from around the world marking 31 years since his death. Yes, I’m sure King Lagazee, host of Multi TV’s show, got Bob’s nod of approval when, much to everyone’s surprise, King Lagazee launched into a tirade condemning […]