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· July, 2010

Stories about Ghana from July, 2010

Ghana: New Ghanaian movie

MightAfrican writes about a new movie from Ghana, Sinking Sands: “Recently, Leila sent me the trailer for the movie. “Sinking Sands” is about a couple, Jimah (Jimmy Jean-Louis from Haiti)...

Ghanaian beaches worth exploring

Maameous recommends a few Ghanaian beaches worth exploring.

Ghana: Meet Co-founder of Global Voices Online in Accra

Are you a blogger or a social media activist living or visiting Ghana, especially Accra? Meet-up with follow the co-founder of Global Voices Online, Ethan Zuckerman, this weekend.

Ghana: Ghana's Police Force Online

Emmanuel is happy about Ghana's police force being online: “That they have a website, which can be reached at can only go to confirm that they're well-ensconced in the...

Africa: Brain drain and African governance

Gregory Simpkins argues that African governments spend an average of US$4 billion a year to hire about 100,000 Western experts to handle functions, which could have been performed by the...

Ghana: Journey to Africa

From Australia to Ghana is a new book by a blogger based in Ghana and Global Voices author, Gayle Pescud.

Ghana: Do You Have a Spare Room For Ex-President Rawlings?

Ghana's former president Jerry Rawlings is homeless. He is urgently in need of an accomodation to rent in Ghana's capital city Accra. Here is a roundup of reactions from Ghanaian...

Ghana: Partnership betweeen Plymouth and Sekondi-Takoradi

Phillip writes about celebration to honor partnership between the city of Plymouth in Southwest England and Sekondi-Takoradi in Ghana.

Ghana: Africa's Time That Never Was

African bloggers are expressing their sentiments about the sad exit of the only hope of Africa’s team (Ghana Black Stars) at the 2010 FIFA Word Cup. Ghana lost to Uruguay...

Ghana: 7 reasons why Ghana is out of the World Cup

Ato identifies 7 reasons why Ghana soccer team is out of the World Cup: Players were thinking about lunch with Mandela, President Mills was not in the stadium, Other African...

South Africa/Ghana: Ghana helped South Africa lay its ghosts to rest

Ghana soccer team helped South Africa lay its ghosts to rest: “For a short while we:remembered that we are Africans; welcomed our brothers from Africa in the spirit of Ubuntu;celebrated...

Ghana: Football has never hurt before

Yngvild on the end of Ghana's World Cup dreams: “Football has never hurt before. Unless it was a ball kicked in my face or something. Yesterday's Ghana-Uruguay match was torture.”

Ghana: We will be back

Sarpong reacts to Ghana team's elimination from the World Cup: “I will make this as short as possible. Ghana is sad. Africa is sad. Football lovers are sad!…But we leave...

Ghana: The Black Stars on the brink of making history

Ghana, Africa's only hope in 2010 FIFA World Cup, faces Uruguay today. African bloggers hope that the Black Stars of Ghana will not let Africa down.

Ghana: Racist World Cup Ad

Sokari writes about a racist World Cup Ad by German car rental SIXT: “The above advert was sent to me by a friend from Germany which she explains as follows:...

Ghana: Go Ghana Go!

James writes about world cup game between Ghana and Uruguay: “The beers and biltong have been bought and the friends all confirmed. All is set for a great day of...

Watch The World Cup with Global Voices: Live Chat for Uruguay vs. Ghana

The "Black Stars" of Ghana face the "Charrúas" of Uruguay in a quarterfinal match in the 2010 World Cup. Join Global Voices for a live chat during this match on...

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