He says he is the cheekiest journalist in town [According to his twitter bio]. Yes, you can feel it in his writings on his blog and pronouncements on radio. Hate him or love him, Ato Kwamena Dadzie, a totally harmless but witty journalist has carved a niche for himself in the West African country as fearless and frees his mind. Continue reading ‘Ghanaian ‘irreverent,’ witty editor charged’
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Tags: africa, media, mobile phones, technology
Mobile phones are no longer a preserve for the elite class in society. Almost everyone owns one (in Ghana even the poor has two or more). Cell phones are now part of people’s lives. Life without a mobile phone is like life without oxygen, an electrical appliance without electricity, the world without light or a football match without a ball. Continue reading ‘Can you live without a mobile phone?’
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The newspaper industry in Ghana is being buffeted by an array of challenging forces ranging from changing trends in advertising, rising costs due to the worldwide financial crisis to a decline in circulation arising from economic constraints facing newspaper readers. In a distressing case, the country’s highest circulated private newspaper, The Accra Daily Mail, has been forced to cut down on printing and has not appeared in newsstands since January. Continue reading ‘Financial crisis crumpling Ghana newspapers’
Tags: africa, CIA, crisis, economy, election, ghana, ghanaians, liberia, media, peace, politics, poll, refugees, rwanda, sierra leone, war, west africa, zimbabwe
Ghana– the beacon of democracy in Africa and an icon of peace for West Africa is heading for a crucial test this Sunday – 7th December 2008. Dozens of African countries have plunged into wild flames and catastrophic crisis due to this test. Ghana has served as a haven for refugees. She was home to over 40,000 Liberian refugees most of whom were children and women during their 14 years of useless civil conflict.
Continue reading ‘Election ’08: Why Ghana won’t burn’