Ghana

“We have come to accept the fact that politics, even though it divides us, cannot break the family unity we have as Ghanaians. We think that whatever peace we have, no matter how small it is, we need to protect it, we need to consolidate it.” ~ Franklin Oduro, Centre for Democratic Development (Think tank). … Continue reading

Ghana

“Elections remind us how young our democracy is, how fragile it is. I think elections are a time when we all lose our cockiness about being such a shining light of democracy in Africa, and we start to get a bit nervous that things could go back to how they used to be.” Martina Odonkor, … Continue reading

“Light Off”
Africa / Ghana

“Light Off”

Memoirs of a Ghanaian Child (Part 1) Our elders say, “You need to remember where you are coming from to know where you are going.” In my bid of remembering, I find myself teleported into a mine of memories and events that I realize are enough inspiration for stories in themselves. This is perhaps why … Continue reading

Africa

Politicus 360

In the wake of the hotly contested 2012 Elections in Ghana, we have heard both of the leading candidates make endless promises to build our education, health, economic, agricultural resources, oil and energy sectors. It seems Ghanaians are not the only ones with a stake in their affairs or success. International Media has given us … Continue reading