· July, 2008

Stories about Ghana from July, 2008

Ghana: Spices and flavours

  30 July 2008

Emeka writes about a company bringing African flavours and spices to the world: “Founded by the award winning Felicia Twumasi, Homefoods processes,packages produces all-natural red palm oil, high-quality African spices, cassava flour, shito hot sauce and traditional fruit jams.”

Ghana: Of goats and men

  28 July 2008

A photo of a typical Accra scene: “…is a car waiting for goats or sheep to cross. I don't think that is necessarily a reflection of the patience that Ghanaians are supposed to have, but certainly a good measure of some of it?”

Proposal to close Hausa Wikipedia

  28 July 2008

The blog Hausa Online reports that a few days ago a proposal had been made in Wikipedia's discussion pages to delete the Wikipedia in Hausa language, an African Chadic language spoken by more than 24 million people. This comes a few months after the blog Beyond Niamey expressed his concern...

Ghana: Advantage age to win elections

  23 July 2008

Ghana Web at African Path writes about Emmanuel Ansah Antwi, Ghanaian presidential candidate of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP). Reportedly, he said that “just as late President Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah used his youthful exuberance to win independence, he (Antwi) would also use his comparatively young age of 43 to...

Africa: Sustainable architecture

  20 July 2008

The face of Afrika writes about two sustainable architecture projects in Africa, one in Ghana and the other one in Zamiba, including images of both.

Ghana: On the medal controversy

  18 July 2008

Ghana Unite for Development comments on the recent gold medal controversy in GhanaCan we really continue producing gold here in Ghana: “I was really surprised when I read that the award medals were purchased for the total price of £740,000 from a jeweler in UK […] Can we really continue...