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Aunty Akosua, in Ghana, there is nothing like free lunch

French Ambassador to Ghana, Anne Sophie-Avé, aka Akosua, is not your typical diplomat who solely swaddles herself within the confines of diplomatic courtyard, either meeting political figures, smiling before cameras or sipping those famous French wines from the Chateau collections.

'Time is ticking for the crisis-ridden Ghanaian economy' by John Mahama

There is no dispute that the Ghanaian economy is in deep crisis, a crisis marked by huge budget deficits, an unsustainable public debt, rising inflation, a rapidly depreciating currency, ever rising cost of living and a loss of confidence by both domestic and international investor communities.

'Loving Patiently!' by Ellen Mimi Owusu

My face always lights up with a smile when I read people confess their love and the reasons they attach to it – “I love you because you are kind, generous, beautiful, and supportive.”

Accra earns TIME Magazine plaudits, but...

Albertine Manuel, 36, twiddled her right thumb around the base of a transparent jar at one of Accra’s Oxford Street hottest hangouts. The jar contains roselle juice or sobolo, as it’s locally called.  

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s “brown” grass, Fela’s Kalakuta Republic

Hungarian President Janos Ader was in Ghana for a three-day working visit. He was accompanied by his wife and other senior members of his administration. Together with his delegation, they visited the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, where the remains of the late Ghanaian leader and that of his wife Fathia, are interred. The mausoleum also houses the works and framed photographs of the working life of Dr Nkrumah, including meetings with other world leaders.

'Name your Six Now!' by Ellen Mimi Owusu

Here we are, 2022 unfolding right before our eyes! Regardless of your situation, I can bet that two things are sure – you are eager to put in your best efforts and you look forward to getting the support of friends and family when the need arises.

#ConsiderZimbabwe! A much-needed Trend

I recently googled the top ten places to visit in Africa and the results were frankly refreshing. Africa as a continent is indeed blessed with numerous natural tourist settings that illustrates the peculiar designs of the Almighty.