· December, 2009

Stories about Ghana from December, 2009

Ghana:Visiting Cape Coast Castle

  31 December 2009

Beautiful photos and a post about a tour to the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana: “We followed a guided tour into the slave dungeons. There were several African-Americans in the group. We were all quiet, reduced to silence by the ghosts and the sadness thick in the musty air.”

Ghana: Thoughts on Ghana's looming oil woes

  10 December 2009

Thoughts on Ghana's looming oil woes: “To preface, I should state that I believe in property rights, limited government and free enterprise, although I must say that oil agreements aren't easy to deal with, especially when property rights are involved.”

Ghana: President Atta Mills up against his own party?

  10 December 2009

In the months leading to the election of President John Evans Atta Mills, many Ghanaians, including those abroad, feared that a New Democratic Congress (NDC) win would morph into another reign by the party’s founder and former military ruler, President Jerry John Rawlings.