Just call me Kofi, it is my Ghanaian name


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

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…

The Sounds of Ghana: Stephane Benson, khai, one sexy mama.

It must be said that this Ghanaian musician really should come with a “government health warning, or at the very least, an X rating. The girl is hot and boy, she knows it. But as well as being the cheekiest of the Ghanaian musicians, it must be said, this girl can rock a fine tune….

My name was Kofi, I am a Friday born !

The best example of Ghanaian names and being named relating to the day you were born is myself. One of the first things I learned was about the names and so I looked up which day I was born on. It was a Friday, a long time back, so I had the choice of Fiifi, Fifi, Yoofi or Kofi. It was a clear and easy choice, I became Kofi and was proud of it. I still use it sometimes, just to have fun and confuse people.

My life in Accra, Ghana.It was a time to say goodbye

And so my time in Accra came to an end and so it was a time to reflect and collect the memories. And so I also needed a way to share them and so created this little movie. One of the key things was to pick the music and it just had to be Be…

Yes there is such a thing as “Africa Time” and a local #GhanaThing called “GhanaTime”

Now to be fair, I have a real personal issue with punctuality, I just have to be places on time. I absolutely hate being late.It is something that has been with me all my life. So when you come up against “Africa Time”, it was always going to be a challenge. And Ghana is not the worst culprit of this very local phenomenon, that award goes to it’s near neighbour, Nigeria, however it is still a real issue. 

New Marketing Images for AllAboutAccra.com

I spend time building this blog, and do it just for the fun of it. Plus because I love Ghana and want to encourage people to visit Ghana. It will change your life. And one of the parts of building this blog is making promotional images that portray the beauty of the country and the people.  So here’s a number of new images I have just created to do exactly that. I hope you like them.

Their football crazy, and in truth it’s all about The Arsenal !

The unofficial number one club in Ghana is clearly The Arsenal. They certainly have the most organised and dedicated supporters club. And the supporters club that is the most active and even socially involved. The GhanaArsenal supporters club is an excellent example of how clubs should be run and operated and is a fine example of how football clubs can reach and interact with fans from around the world. 

My life in Accra : a photo gallery

The simple truth for me is that Rugby is not my game. Okay so I was forced to play it back home in Ireland for a year or so. Something to do with being big boned I guess. And sure, like most sports I was better than average at it.