The Ghana-South Africa Business Chamber

The presence of South African companies in Ghana is growing by the day and the Ghana-South Africa Business Chamber is trying by all means to promote the potential bilateral business opportunities through a host of forums and social events. Two years ago they hosted a wine-tasting evening at a re-launch of the Chamber after many…

The Pink Month

I have not been inundated with emails from friends, acquaintances or companies calling for my support of Breast Cancer Month and asking me to display, just for this month, my pink ribbon either on my screen saver, my being or anywhere really where I can be reminded of the global efforts in the fight against…

Guilty by Association

The detention of the wife of Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo; whose awarding of the Prize by the Nobel Committee this year has been mired in controversy, is further affirmation that when it comes to issues political, one can be found guilty by mere association as much of the world’s history has illustrated. Similarly is the…

Charley, do you chew fufu?

Maaha (pr. Maa-ha) – Good Afternoon! Now that I have almost lost the Obroni tag; I am now looking to have more than the basic Twi in my repertoire of languages. I started Twi lessons again this morning. Our group was meant to use the W.E.B. Du Bois Centre, but we have now moved to a…

Of Stationery and School Uniforms

Now that the school holidays are almost over and the madness of getting school uniforms and sorting out stationery kicks in it has hit me how convenience is not a word one can easily associate with living in Ghana. Yes, admittedly in as far as living in Africa goes, Ghana is ‘Africa for Beginners’, but there…