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· October, 2006

Stories about Ghana from October, 2006

Ghana: using robotics to teach creativity

Timbuktu Chronicles writes about the use of robotics to teach creativity at Ashesi University in Ghana.

Torture in Gambia, “Militocracy” in Africa, Press Freedom and Dirty Water and Gold

We begin this week's West African blogs round-up with a post in a Gambian blog, Home of the mandinmories, about a Gambian soldier being “Coerced, and tortured” over an alleged...

Ghana: Ghanian currency available on international market

Proudly African links us to a story in the Ghanian local newspaper about the Cedi, the Ghanian currency, “For the first time ever in this country’s history, and indeed in...

Travelling with “Tro-Tro” in Ghana

Ghana voices this week are from entries written about Ghana by non-Ghanaians. The first, by Leanne, writing in her blog An American in Africa, marvels at the “ever-evolving, always under...

Africa: Jay-Z social activism in Africa

Ethnicloft writes about Jay-Z's musical tour in Africa, “Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z, on horse back in photo) is making waves in Africa. He has been using his musical tour of...

Africa: power and politics in Africa

Jamaa Poa posts a feature article, The Strong Shall Always Be the Weak, by Onyango Obbo, the Nation Media Group’s managing editor for Convergence and New Products: “The authoritarian politics...

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