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· March, 2007

Stories about Ghana from March, 2007

Africa: we should all wear sacks and cover ourselves in ash

  28 March 2007

A thought provoking piece by Dennis Matanda at the Sub-Saharan Africa Roundtable, Africans: A race that got lost a long time ago: “And in response to Koluki’s www.africanpath.com’s article on ‘Are We Losing the Plot?’ my answer is a resounding YES. I will even dare to go further by saying...

Africa: Blogging business, investment, and entrepreneurship

  16 March 2007

In our first post on Africa's business bloggers we introduced you to the Africa bloggers focusing on business. In this second post, we are only going to focus on a few blogs. Apart writing about fashion and entertainment, J Kofi Annan explores such general business topics as corporate exectutives and...

Ghana: 50 Years of Freedom

  14 March 2007

Ghana, the first sub-Saharan African country to gain independence, was 50, on 6th March 2007. Although the celebration, Ghana@50, of the west African nation is year-long, the climax was on Independence Day, when a national parade of Ghana's Armed Force was held at the Independence Square in Accra. Ramblings of...

Malawi/Ghana: We are all Ghanaians

  12 March 2007

In “We’re all Ghanaians: Reclaiming Pan-Africanism for the African Renaissance,” Steve Sharra writes: In Malawi we have every reason to join the Ghanaians, and the entire Pan-African world, in celebrating Ghana’s jubilee. As Walusako Mwalilino reminds everyone on the Malawi listserv Nyasanet, it was in Ghana that Malawi’s first president,...

Ghana: Ghana@50

  10 March 2007

An American in Africa on Ghana@50, “Everyone has flags on their cars and their house gates (we do!) and all the businesses are dressed up in bunting. The city has been working for MONTHS to get everything spiffy and nice for the celebration. Last Saturday an army of volunteers was...

Ghana: Ghana turns 50

  7 March 2007

Ramblings of an African Geek posts links related to Ghana@50, “For those of you not in the know, Ghana became the first black African colony to gain its independence on the 6th of March 1957. That will be 50 years on Tuesday. We’ll get to my own thoughts on what...

Ghana: Ghana@50

  7 March 2007

Oluniyi Ajao writes about celebrating Ghana@50, “Well, how am I celebrating it? I will be at the Independence square tomorrow, to witness the National Parade. I will also take some photos at the event. Just last week, I was at the forum organized by busyinternet – a part of cyberseries,...

Jamaica, Ghana: The trans-national book that might still be

  7 March 2007

Half-Jamaican, half-Ghanaian poet Kwame Dawes posts a lovely and atmospheric meditation on the occasion of Ghana's 50th anniversary of independence: “A more responsible poet, a genuinely nationalist writer, would have planned the publication of his next book to coincide with this date. He would have written an epic poem with...

Ghana: Perspectives of Ghana at 50

  3 March 2007

Like most Sub-Saharan Africans, Ghanians use the English language—not only as a lingua franca, but also as the official language. They use English on top of many local languages—and dialects—spoken and heard throughout the country. It therefore comes as a little surprise that (young) Ghanaians might just fall a tad...

Africa is Ready for Business

  2 March 2007

My name is Benin Mwangi. I blog about entrepreneurship in Africa and I follow closely many other blogs covering African business in the blogosphere. This is my first Global Voices post and what I hope to do now and in the future is to help shed some light on Africa's...

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