Tag: Ghana’s

Supporters of then Ghanaian Presidential Candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at a campaign rally last year in Accra
Opinion

Zimbabwe Can Learn From Ghana’s Political and Economic Success

There is a personal story I share with my children and staff by way of saying never be shy of conflict: no storming, no norming, no performing. Watching the military machinery roll down the gentle avenues of Harare in the country of my birth, Zimbabwe, I am reminded how I […]

West African integration in Ghana’s economic interest – Akufo-Addo
Homeland News

West African integration in Ghana’s economic interest – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says that it is in the economic interest of Ghana and her enterprises for the process of West African integration to succeed and become real as soon as possible. He says his programme for Ghana’s social and economic transformation, spurred on by a monetary policy that will stabilise the currency and […]

Ghana's Parliament in Session
Opinion

Letter from Africa: Ghana’s unstable Honourable House

Life as an MP in Ghana is traditionally a short-lived stint, partly because of a tradition of mocking longstanding MPs as “Mugabe”, writes journalist Elizabeth Ohene, herself a former MP, in our series of letters from African journalists. If it’s longevity in a job you are looking for, you really […]

When Ghana’s president-elect challenged African leaders on change
Homeland News Politics World

When Ghana’s president-elect challenged African leaders on change

When the President-elect of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo addressed the 11th edition of Africa Futures Award at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, he sounded as if he was in for a peer review of African leadership. But midway into his written speech, the President-in-waiting, who would be sworn into office on […]

A Ghanaian movie poster for 'Fright Night,' by the artist Joe Mensah
Entertainment

How Ghana’s Gory, Gaudy Movie Posters Became High Art

In the ’80s and ’90s, artists were charged with making films seem as lurid and enticing as possible, regardless of plot. When Frank Armah began painting posters for Ghanaian movie theaters in the mid-1980s, he was given a clear mandate: Sell as many tickets as possible. If the movie was […]