In 2017 with the aim of connecting all ages across the Commonwealth, CommonAge, the Commonwealth association for the ageing, invited young people living in Commonwealth countries to spend time with a monagenarian in their community and write that person's life story. Selected essays were published in a special book in March 2019 to celebrate ageing in the Commonwealth and Her Majesty the Queen of England's 65 years as Head of the Commonwealth.
The book's journey through the Commonwealth starts in Ghana with the essay 'Playing to the Tune of Providence', narrated by Emeritus Professor J.H. Nketia to Nana Adwoa Tekyiwa Agyemang.
The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) held an evening of remembrance on Wednesday, April 10, for Emeritus Professor J. H. Kwabena Nketia, the man who came to be known as the “Music of Africa”. A State funeral is to be held at the State House in Accra on May 4 for this great man.
I have always been fascinated by the phenomenon of the high-rank sacking of the political kind. The sacking of a Minister of State always has an aura of drama, even a relatively painless one like the departure from office of Mr Rockson Bukari as Minister of State at the Office of the President.
Last week, I got a friendly dressing-down over my article on the celebration of the National Chief Imam, with my statement that “there were no railways in the colony” around the same time the National Chief Imam was born, in 1919.
Happy, surprise, sad, anger, disgust, contempt and fear are some of the emotions that we experience in our everyday life. Emotions are essential to our survival. Fear for example, helps us to know there is danger ahead so we must avoid it.
Harvesting and selling of oysters is a major source of livelihood for many people in communities along the Densu Delta, notably Tsokomey, Bortianor and Tetegu, all in the Ga South municipality in the Greater Accra Region.
The recent announcement by the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture to ban fishing from May to July has caused consternation among of fishermen and women who depend on the Fishing Industry for their livelihood.
This article examines the viability of adopting new media technologies (NMTs) as political communication tools during elections and campaign seasons in Ghana as a complement to traditional media channels of communication.
I have always held the view that a house is more valuable than a car, regardless of whether the house is a one-single block, wooden or metal structure, and the car a Range Rover or a Toyota Land Cruiser.
The Asanteman Council is the highest traditional authority in Asante and has been in existence for over three hundred years since the foundation of the Asante Kingdom (Asanteman) by Opemsuo Osei Tutu I, Asantehene, and his Priest Counsellor, Okomfo Anokye.