7 tips on making your visit to Ghana and Accra easier and loads more fun.

1. Akwaaba! Welcome—that is—to Ghana. Here, people pride themselves on their hospitality. If you stand anywhere too long (and we mean anywhere: gas stations, street corners, in front of someone’s heavily-fortified, barbed wire-topped gate) someone will offer you a seat, or some shade, or tell you you’re invited to their meal. People—and especially school children in…

AllAboutAccra supports the #EatGhana campaign with these cool images

AllAboutAccra.com is in full support of this great campaign by the Ghana Tourism Authority. The idea is that when you #VisitGhana that you should #EatGhana, #FeelGhana, #SeeGhana and for me, best of all #WearGhana. And I really do believe that this is the sort of campaign that everyone should get behind, individually and corporately.  

 

To know where you are going, first know where you come from. #KnowGhana

Ghana was the first sub-Saharan African country that attained independence. However, its history precedes this novel achievement. Formerly known as the Gold Coast, it is on record that the Portuguese were the first European merchants that arrived in the 15th century. They initially came to trade in gold, diamonds and ivory, however; the business turned…

Famous Ghanaians and the Year Of Return, Ghana 2019

Second-generation Ghanaian immigrants, who like me share a Ghanaian and British identity, personify the continuing connection the two countries have enjoyed since independence. In Ghana, the idea of welcome is everything. The word for it in Twi (the main language other than English) is akwaaba. (Don’t worry if you don’t remember it: you’ll see it everywhere.) On my most recent visit, the spirit of welcome started the moment my flight touched down in Accra, as the Ghanaian passengers began a rapturous round of applause for the captain – not because the journey had been turbulent, but simply as a way of saying thank you. 

What is the best thing about Accra and about Ghana ????

However, despite being bias, I know that others will have their own view on what is the best thing about Ghana ? So I thought to myself, why not ask the question on here. In the first place, what is the best thing about Ghana, and maybe, later on I will ask the question what is the best thing about Accra.

Just call me Kofi, it is my Ghanaian name

Male

Sunday: Akwasi, Kwasi, Kwesi, Akwesi, Sisi, Kacely, Kosi
Monday: Kojo, Kwadwo, Jojo, Joojo, Kujoe
Tuesday: Kwabena, Kobe, Kobi, Ebo, Kabelah, Komla, Kwabela, Kobby
Wednesday: Kwaku, Abeiku, Kuuku, Kweku
Thursday: Yaw, Ekow, Yao
Friday: Kofi, Fifi, Fiifi, Yoofi
Saturday: Kwame, Kwamena, Kwamina