· February, 2011

Stories about Ghana from February, 2011

Ghana: Learn How to Make Iced Kenkey

  25 February 2011

Betumi explains how to make iced kenkey: “Iced kenkey” is quick and easy to make. It is a popular inexpensive snack/street food sold throughout much of Ghana. It can tide people over until they can have a more filling meal. Iced kenkey is also used as a weaning food for...

Ghana: Action Chapel, turn your noise down

  22 February 2011

Christian “terrorism” in Ghana: “It’s Sunday morning and yet again the local church, Action Chapel, has turned its speakers up full blast and are terrorising the neighbourhood with its noise. There is no escape in any room in my house as it sounds as if the church is taking place...

Ghana: The Witches of Gambaga premiers in Accra

  14 February 2011

The Witches of Gambaga premiers in Accra, Ghana: “Tomorrow the 15th of February at 10 am Yaba Badoe‘s documentary film premiers at the British Council in downtown Accra. The film, the Witches of Gambaga, shows us the destiny of women arriving at the notorious camp for witches that has been...

Ghana: Stop forced eviction in Accra

  11 February 2011

This week, WITNESS, and other land and housing rights organizations, signed a public statement demanding a stop to the planned forced eviction of thousands in Ghana’s capital city Accra. The signature campaign was organized at the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal.

Ghana: Battling corruption with CCTV

  10 February 2011

Ghana should fight corruption using CCTV: “I think the way one of the best ways to stop public officials at Customs (and elsewhere) from fleecing law abiding citizens is to install close circuit TV cameras wherever they work.”