Ghana is losing its rainforest faster than any other country in the world

Ghana’s rainforest is being lost at an alarming rate, according to a new report about the state of forests worldwide. Global Forest Watch (GFW) used updated remote sensing and satellite data from the University of Maryland and estimates that there was a 60% increase in Ghana’s primary rainforest loss in 2018 compared to 2017, the…

WELCOME  TO  GHANA ! IMMIGRATION MATTERS. The essential yet boring stuff.

General notes and foreigner ID card Work permits For non-resident immigration matters (visas, entering Ghana, transit, stay extensions, overstays), See Ghana Immigration Services fees. GENERAL NOTES For work permit and all other applications detailed thereafter and made to the Immigration Service, note that: all applications are to be submitted with a cover letter addressed to the Director,…

The Call for Artists…. Chale Wote Arts Festival 2019

PIDGIN IMAGINARIUM ABSTRACT In the last 500 years, the African continent has provided free labour for the Western imperial project. Whether via the triangular traffic of human-merchandise or conscription into two world wars, the implications of this brutal harvesting of bodies are yet to be fully measured. Presently, we are witnessing the rise of fascism…

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…

Staying healthy in Ghana, just do the obvious, #Simple

So I lived in Ghana after I had lived in Nigeria, and so when I travelled to live in Ghana I was already vaccinated for the region. The text below is the official advice from the UK Government website on what you should do regarding protecting yourself ahead of any trip to Ghana. And of…