Often, when I travel, food is a central part of my experience of a new place. For many travelers, food is the main reason to go to one place or another. 532 more words
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Ghana has struck a deal with the International Monetary Fund aimed at stabilising its troubled economy.
The three-year deal follows months of talks prompted by the government’s failure to meet targets on inflation, the budget deficit and growth. 320 more words
It was a crisp Thursday afternoon in Gaborone and Ghana’s Martha Bissah had won a Bronze Medal in the girl’s 800m finals in 2:09.50secs at the African Youth Games in Botswana. 486 more words
Festus Boamah recently had an interesting piece at Democracy in Africa on “land grabbing” for large-scale biofuel production in Ghana. He makes the valuable point that while there are poor farmers who are losing their land, the fault for this lies not only with the (mostly European and North American) companies which buy the land, but also with the chiefs who have the legal right to reallocate it: 259 more words
We’ve all heard of sirens. Evil women with beautiful voices who lured Greek sailors to their watery graves. Many believe these sirens are just myths, stories told to children to keep them from doing wrong. 2,154 more words
There is a looming pensioner crisis facing Africans in Britain that may be their undoing. This is Britain not Africa, and the culture of African children dutifully caring for elderly parents as loving parents once cared for them does not always play out as expected. 1,148 more words