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.  

 

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…

Ghana be Googled. Accra is home to Googles first AI Hub in Africa.

American multinational technology company, Google on Wednesday, April 10 opened its Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Centre in Accra, Ghana. The AI centre which is the first to be opened in Africa will gather Machine Learning researchers and engineers in Accra to facilitate local AI development. Head of Google AI Accra, Moustapha Cisse addressing the media…

It may be all about Accra, but there’s a lot more to Ghana and you should go see it.

He was ‘glad to be able to report’ that services from the capital Accra east to nearby Tema had restarted following rehabilitation of the 1 067 mm gauge line, although reopening of the line north from Accra to Nsawam had been delayed because sand extraction had undermined the track near Pokuase. ‘If we want the railways to work, we would all have to take an interest in and stop the activities of encroachers on the railway lands’, he said. Rehabilitation of the next stage from Nsawam to Koforidua is underway, the President reported.

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. 

Accra is loud and proud, but be warned, sometimes it can be very very loud

If you disobey the laws of God, the serpent will bite you. Satan will consume you,” shouts Apostle Michael Sarfo at a major road intersection in Ghana’s capital, Accra. He preaches for five hours every weekday morning, with a stack of speakers amplifying his evangelism. Passersby stop to receive prayers and blessings, some tossing their…

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

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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