5 super cool things to do or see in Accra Ghana.

Accra is a sprawling city with about 2 million residents and one of Africa’s safer capitals. Accra has a mixture of modern buildings, shanty towns, occasional castle and lively markets. The central hub is around the Makola Market; just south of the market is the Atlantic Ocean.

Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, Accra Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum– is the last resting place of the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. A national park erected in memory of Osagyefo (the Messiah) Doctor Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first president and one of its founding fathers. Built on a former British polo field, it was the point where Nkrumah declared independence in 1957.

The story of Black Star Square, it’s big !

Black Star Square is a site for Ghana’s Independence Day parades which falls on the 6th of March every year. It also hosts all major national public gatherings and national festivals. Every visitor is free to take pictures of buildings, including the Black Star Gate, but this might not include close-up shots of the Independence…

Accra, Ghana, “Africa for beginners”

“Africa for beginners”, that is just one way they describe Ghana, and Accra. It is a far safer, calmer, structured example of life in Africa. Oh, and for the record, the “they” here, refers to “Obroni”, the white folk in this part of the world. But they are in so many ways very correct, but…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! And thank you for finding my little blog all about Accra. This is the city I currently call home, and so while here I thought I would do a small blog about the city, the people, life here and generally anything that takes my fancy on life here in Accra. I…