· March, 2011

Stories about Ghana from March, 2011

Ghana: Best Blogs Awards for Ghana

  31 March 2011

The Tripbase Travel award is only given to the blogs that are the top of their respective class and are some of the best in the field. Here you will see the best blog awards for Ghana.

Africa: African Youths and Internet Governance

  22 March 2011

Gamel discusses the role of Africa youths in Internet Governance issues: “Young people can play a variety of roles as Internet users: developers, designers, researchers, content builders (bloggers, writers, etc), technical people, policy makers, activists, community coordinators, marketers and end-consumers.”

Ghana: Are bloggers under threat?

  22 March 2011

Are Ghanaian bloggers under threat?: “Governments and corporations have approached bloggers and those active in social media in Ghana, to find new avenues to disseminate their information. We can be sure they are doing the same thing in other countries.”

Africa: Blog by African feminist artists

  17 March 2011

Nyangoma is a blog managed by a collective of African feminist artists. The idea was born at the first African Feminist Forum in Accra, Ghana in October 2006. A group of photographers, painters, filmmakers, writers and publishers came together to discuss the role of art in our feminist work.

Africa: Increasing Female Participation in Science and Technology

  14 March 2011

Gamel looks at practical ways to increase female participation in Science and Technology in Africa: “I disagree with attempts to “level the playing field” through the practice of admitting females into science and technology programmes, in high schools and universities, at lower grades than males.”

Africa: Of Africans and misogyny

  14 March 2011

Lady Jaye discusses Africans and misogyny: “It would seems Africans (yes, yes, I know I am generalizing) – both men and women – hate women. I can't think of any other explanations for it.

Ghana: Free download of Anajo Black’s Human Like You

  14 March 2011

MyWeku shares a link to a free music download of Anajo Black’s Human Like You: “Anajo Black is a 21 year old Ghanaian musician who says his music is influenced by Asa, Sade and Dolly Parton amongst others. His album MOMMA was released in October 2010.”

International Women's Day Marked in Ghana with Awards Ceremony

  10 March 2011

Every year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Ghana and her women were not left out of this important day.

Ghana: Photos of mental health

  8 March 2011

Fiona blogs about Ghanaian photographer Nyani who has been working on a collection of photographs documenting the conditions faced by people in Ghana who are living with mental health issues.

Ghana: The other face of investigative journalism

  3 March 2011

George Abugri discusses Ghanaian investigative reporter Anas Amereyaw Anas and the other face of investigative journalism: “The case of Anas Amereyaw Anas, the award-winning investigative journalist who has made more news headlines himself than the scandal-prone subjects of his investigations, has played up a rather clouded concept of investigative journalism.”

Ghana: Interview with Kajsa Hallberg Adu

  1 March 2011

A few weeks ago, I got the chance to conduct an e-mail interview with Ghana-based Swedish lecturer, freelance writer and blogger, Kajsa Hallberg Adu about her experience as a blogger in Ghana as well as her thoughts on the future of blogging in Ghana. Adu is the founder of GhanaBlogging.