One of the most decorated investigative journalists in Africa, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, looks very athletic, but apparently what he hates is the most followed game on earth, football. The Ghanaian, who operates incognito, at least for the past 11 years, opened his doors to Goal.com to share with the public why he sees the beautiful game as ugly. Continue reading ‘GHANA: I hate football – Anas Aremeyaw Anas’
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Tags: africa, anas aremeyaw anas, Football, ghana, investigative journalism, superstition, vodoo
Tags: africa, Football, ghana, juju, Malawi, soccer, superstition, tanzania, vodoo
The stadium is packed. Tension grips the air. The atmosphere tingles with excitement. The camera turns to one side of the arena and there is a huge man with a protruding belly fully dressed in African regalia. Both hands are aloft with live fowls. He looks to be in a trance as he paces back and forth, left and right and keeps chanting silently, words no one can understand. Continue reading ‘The gods of African football – Do they listen to prayers?’
Tags: Abedi Pele, africa, Andre Ayew, Barcelona, black stars, Europe, Football, France, ghana, Ligue 1, manchester United
Name: Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew
Date of Birth: December 17th, 1989
Club: Olympique Marseille
Continue reading ‘Andre Ayew: Europe’s Hottest Football Prospect’
Tags: accra, africa, EPL, Football, ghana, leagues
The deafening sound of children shouting fills the air. Sounds like a heated bout of fisticuffs. Thumping bare feet vibrate on the arid ground. Dust billows into the hot skies. Fear of an area gangs’ brawl intensifies as one draws closer. The sight of a round but soft leather object bouncing and rolling across the street into a choked gutter deflates the heightened fear. Continue reading ‘FOOTBALL: From Ghana’s dusty parks to Europe’s sublime football pitches’
Tags: africa, ghana, interview, literature, meri nana-ama danquah, scholars
Meri Nana-Ama Danquah is gifted with the prowess of playing with words which compels one to continue to read her works and even call for more. The native Ghanaian is versatile and her literary works exude professionalism. She authored the groundbreaking memoir, Willow Weep for Me: A Black Woman’s Journey Through Depression.
Continue reading ‘INTERVIEW: Ghana’s literary icon – Nana-Ama Danquah’
Tags: africa, agricuture, ghana, prisoners
This is a nice initiative worth following. Kudos to Moses Kanduri, the young Ghanaian with big dreams.
Tags: accra, arizona, australia, ghana, global journalist, indigenous journalism, native africans, panama, south africa
Last week, I had the opportunity to be a guest on Global Journalist, a radio, television, and internet program that brings together journalists and other experts from around the world to discuss topics in the international news. Continue reading ‘Global Journalist Radio discusses indigenous journalism’