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FOOTBALL: From Ghana’s dusty parks to Europe’s sublime football pitches

Aspiring to be a goalkeeper in Europe is young Michael Acquah Photo: Kent Mensah

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’

INTERVIEW: Ghana’s literary icon – Nana-Ama Danquah

Meri Nana-Ama Danquah

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.
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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’

PROFILE: Ahmed Bassiouny – An Egyptian fallen hero

Ahmed Bassiouny

Several families and love ones are counting their losses following the revolt that swept through northern African country of Egypt recently that led to the resignation of the antagonist president Hosni Mubarak [the main objective of the uprising]. One of those unsung heroes is Ahmed Bassiouny who died on January 28. Continue reading ‘PROFILE: Ahmed Bassiouny – An Egyptian fallen hero’

IMAN – Somalia’s modelling icon

Iman, the positive face of Somalia in the fashion world

Twenty years ago, it was a country where children could smile and play all the way to school. One could walk without looking over the shoulders. The tunes of melodious music filled the air and everything was normal for the average human to relish. 20 years on, the picture has changed. Somalia is now the world’s dangerous place to live. Continue reading ‘IMAN – Somalia’s modelling icon’

TEASER: ENEMIES OF THE NATION

Ghana’s investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas is coming out with another thrilling investigative piece this week. This captivating work is set to rock the nation and it is bound to send spines chilling. If you think you’ve seen the best of Anas, then prepare to be wowed with ENEMIES OF THE NATION. Enjoy the teaser and expect more on Wednesday.


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