Chale Wote Street Art Festival

The annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival, usually held in August, is an alternative platform that brings alive the magic of art, music and dance along High Street in James Town, Accra. This is also the period for the Ga people’s HOMOWO (annual traditional) celebrations.   The transliteration of the phrase is rather “Chale, let’s […]

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Life In Nzulezo

The next morning when I woke up, I made an interesting observation. Members of various households, both young and old, got into dug-out canoes and paddled away to God-knows-where. The scene could be likened to rush hour period in Accra or any other city; however, this was done in a more relaxed manner. Though I […]

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“Swords, Stools and Regalia — a visit to the Manhyia Palace Museum”

From Lake Bosomtwe I picked a cab back to Abono and then from Abono, I boarded a trotro to Kejetia at 3.50gh. Upon arriving at kejetia, the place was bustling with activity and I didn’t fail to make an interesting observation. The “tuk-tuk”—a three-wheeled motorized vehicle used as cabs was the commonest  vehicle around. The […]

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The Aburi Experience

After several excuses and disappointments I was elated to embark on this project finally last month. My first destination was the Aburi Botanical Gardens, a place I have never been despite it being relatively close to me. The Aburi Botanical Gardens is in Aburi in the Eastern Region Of Ghana. The garden occupies an area […]

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