Ghana

Originally posted on Ecclektic Ghana:
I’m tired. I’ve been oscillating between apathy and the kind of anger that makes my chest feel tight, that makes my voice tremble when I shout. Sometimes I’m despondent; the silver lining on Ghanaian clouds is the first flash of a lightning bolt, watch out for that, it’ll get ya.…

Must Watch: Where The World Dumps Its Junk !
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Must Watch: Where The World Dumps Its Junk !

Source: PBS, Frontline World – Ghana This documentary, which won the 2010 Emmy for Best Investigative Magazine, traced the global trade of electronic waste. Using public records, investigators tracked shipping containers filled with so-called “e-waste” and tracked them around the globe: to Ghana, India and China. What they found was not only a health and … Continue reading

Ghana-man Ponderings: A brief discussion on ethnicity and nationality in African nations.
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Ghana-man Ponderings: A brief discussion on ethnicity and nationality in African nations.

Featuring a guest columnist, Kweku-Attafuah Wadee, a Ghanaian student, currently a final year student majoring in Environmental Studies at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. His interests include Energy Policy, Politics, History, Film, Business. In his free time, he enjoys, Cooking African, Asian and Latin American Food. Contact:  kwattafuahwadee@vassar.edu BY: Kweku Attafuah-Wadee Growing up in the suburbs of Accra in … Continue reading

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Once-in-a-lifetime.

This weekend, I was given the once-in-a-life time opportunity to attend Obama’s 2013 inauguration with a delegation of selected Yalies. The journey to Washington DC overnight on Sunday, the 4am wake and march up the National Mall, the overwhelming feeling of being a part of history, mine and the world’s, the handholding with friends and … Continue reading

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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