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The gods of African football – Do they listen to prayers?

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?’

Wangari Maathai: Top Five quotes to remember of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner

One of Africa’s illustrious daughters – Wangari Maathai – bid farewell to the mortal world on September 25 after battling with cancer. The Kenyan environmentalist was the first African woman to win the coveted Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. Sometimes described as the “Tree Lady,” the 71-year-old was at the forefront in empowering rural women through her Green Belt Movement to plant trees to save the planet. Continue reading ‘Wangari Maathai: Top Five quotes to remember of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner’

GHANA: I hate football – Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Anas Aremeyaw Anas

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 to share with the public why he sees the beautiful game as ugly. Continue reading ‘GHANA: I hate football – Anas Aremeyaw Anas’

Andre Ayew: Europe’s Hottest Football Prospect

Name: Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew
Date of Birth: December 17th, 1989
Nationality: Ghanaian
Position: Midfielder/Winger
Club: Olympique Marseille
Continue reading ‘Andre Ayew: Europe’s Hottest Football Prospect’

Africa’s ‘Thank You’ Gift to Sepp Blatter

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has directed its 53-member associations to throw their weight behind incumbent Fifa president Joseph Blatter for re-election on 1 June. CAF executive committee members came to their consensus on the issue at a recent meeting in Cairo, Egypt.

Empowering prisoners through agriculture

This is a nice initiative worth following. Kudos to Moses Kanduri, the young Ghanaian with big dreams.


Global Journalist Radio discusses indigenous journalism

Tim Wall, host of Global Journalist introducing the guests

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’

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May 2020

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