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Ade Sawyerr is a management consultant at Equinox Consulting who works on enterprise, employment and community development issues within inner city and black and minority communities in Britain. He is also a community activist involved in several local and national causes. He comments on social, economic and political issues with a strong interest in cultural, diversity and third world issues. Ade can be contacted at www.equinoxconsulting.net or adesawyerr@gmail.com.

Going to the President to find a Chief?

Going to the President to find a Chief?  oberserber  community, culture, Gadangme, ghana, politics  January 18, 2019 3 Minutes I just read that some Ga chiefs went to Flagstaff House to ask the President of the republic of Ghana to come to their house and decide for them who will be their chief, the response was genuine and [...]

By |2020-01-13T13:31:13+00:00January 18th, 2019|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments

Where have all the ethnic Ga politicians in Ghana gone: must representation in parliament still be based on ethnicity and residency?

Where have all the ethnic Ga politicians in Ghana gone: must representation in parliament still be based on ethnicity and residency?  oberserber  black, Gadangme, ghana, ghana, politics, Uncategorized  January 25, 2019 11 Minutes This article was published in the Daily Statesman http://www.thestatesmanonline.com/index.php/politics/4420-where-have-all-the-ga-politicians-gone-part-i WHERE HAVE ALL THE GA POLITICIANS GONE? (PART I) ADE SAWYERR 16 JANUARY 2019 HITS: 139 POLITICS [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:38:05+00:00January 16th, 2019|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Politics, Society|1 Comment

In praise of Kpele wontsemei – Marion Kilson

In praise of Kpele wontsemei – Marion Kilson  oberserber  Uncategorized  January 7, 2019 2 Minutes In Praise of Kpele Wↄƞtsԑmԑi By Marion Kilson Caught by her god, Chosen messenger between god and human; Caught by her god, Defamed no more as childless and unschooled; Caught by her god, Crowned with the five corners of the [...]

By |2019-06-26T01:29:35+01:00January 7th, 2019|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Society|0 Comments

Transformation by Marion Kilson

Transformation by Marion Kilson  oberserber  black, Gadangme, ghana  December 7, 2018 0 Minutes   Transformation By  Marion Kilson Brought from inner sequestration Into a guest-filled yard. Laid upon the ground at twilight; Lifted to the star— Not once but thrice. Distilled drink passes among guests; Each one whispers the name. Each one sips from a coconut. [...]

By |2019-06-29T01:32:59+01:00December 7th, 2018|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|0 Comments

The fantasy, the dream and the Brexit Vote.

The fantasy, the dream and the Brexit Vote.  oberserber  Uncategorized  November 17, 2018 What started out as an internecine war within the Conservative party has engulfed the whole country and turned into a farce with politicians billed as fantasists and dreamers, with some who are delusional thinking that they are realists. It was [...]

By |2019-05-20T16:59:33+01:00November 17th, 2018|Politics, World|0 Comments

Just a thought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?

Just a thought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?  oberserber  black, Britain, equality, Uncategorized  November 26, 2018 2 Minutes Just a thought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved? I start by thanking the speakers for their brilliant thoughts on this tortured issue of race equality that is still [...]

Tribute to a modern day hero – Bra Ate Ofosu-Amaah

Tribute to a modern day hero – Bra Ate Ofosu-Amaah  oberserber  Uncategorized  October 18, 2018 6 Minutes     Whilst we must stoically accept the passing of Bra Ate, because we knew that he had been unwell for some time, his death nevertheless leaves a deep void. The entire family and his many friends [...]

By |2020-03-03T23:50:43+00:00October 18th, 2018|Ghana, Society, Tributes|0 Comments

Coming of age in Konforidua!…Ghanass, Beacon of the East

Coming of age in Konforidua!…Ghanass, Beacon of the East  oberserber  Uncategorized  October 12, 2018 12 Minutes   Som som som……som cocoa dua!  and we made a song out of it to the tune of Yiadom Boakye by Ramblers International – miyɛ ahɔhɔro wɔha,.. minim krom ha asɛm, mi pɛ nmaa na maware Konforidua was [...]

By |2020-02-27T01:42:15+00:00October 12th, 2018|Ghana, Society|0 Comments

Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018

Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018  oberserber  black, community, culture, Gadangme, ghana, Uncategorized  September 7, 20184 Minutes Awo Awo Awo Awooooo!                 Mother oh Mother Agban ee                                             Agban the diety Bleku Tsor                                          Let Bleku rain/pour down Esu Esu                                               Water, plenty of Water Enam Enam                                        Fish, let us have a lot of fish manye Manye                                     Glory, [...]

By |2019-06-26T02:56:49+01:00September 17th, 2018|Black Matters, Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|0 Comments