· March, 2006

Stories about Ghana from March, 2006

Ghana: Solar eclipse

30 March 2006

Solar eclipse-mania appears to have gripped Ghana yesterday. Emmanuel Bensah has a video feature on his blog, which explains what nocturnal bats do when the sun suddenly dies out due to an eclipse.

Ghana: Solar Eclipse

29 March 2006

Oluniyi David Ajao talks about the brouhaha surrounding a solar eclipse which was witnessed in Ghana: “When it was getting close to the centre, I quickly moved to the beach nearby, to have a clear view.”

Africa: We Can't Blame Everything on the West

  26 March 2006

Le Pangolin writes (FR): “So long as we fail to entertain critiques of our destructive ways, we will always be dominated by the West. Imagine for a moment all Africans living in Europe creating investment funds; they could then purchase on [various] stock markets the very companies that determine the...

Jamaica: Commonwealth Games

  22 March 2006

Leon wonders why the 18th Commonwealth Games aren't getting more media attention. “Is it because the mighty U.S is not involved, since the Commonwealth games only include former territories of Britain? (But wait, America is a former territory of Britain!).”

Ghana: Plastic surgery project

  17 March 2006

My Hearts in Accra points to a project called “The Ghana Plastic Surgery Project“” The center at Korle-Bu is the first center for plastic and reconstructive surgery in West Africa and is helping train doctors from around the region in carrying out critical surgeries. The NYU students are raising money...

Commonwealth Games

  15 March 2006

Regan liveblogs the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, which took place last night in Melbourne, Australia.

Ghana: Debt Relief

  3 March 2006

The Trials and Tribulations of a Freshly Arrived Denzian writes that he is sick of the arguments on debt relief in Africa referring to an article on “Make Poverty History“.