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The politics of Ghana’s History – We need more holidays to resolve the issue.

https://www.asaaseradio.com/history/the-politics-of-ghanas-history-revisiting-the-matter-of-founders-day/ The politics of Ghana’s History – We need more holidays to resolve the issue. My version of history is quite different from the version of history that has bestowed another national holiday in our country. The speaker of our Parliament has over the years campaigned for us to have [...]

By |2020-08-24T16:33:03+01:00August 24th, 2020|Ghana, Politics, Society|1 Comment

Are elections more important than politics?

https://www.asaaseradio.com/politics/are-elections-more-important-than-politics/ Despite the new coronavirus pandemic and the ever-present threat of another spike in the number of infections, the ongoing voters registration exercise has been successful. I hope that we will convert our computer systems to continuous updating of the voters register especially since we now collect a lot of [...]

By |2020-08-06T02:54:40+01:00August 6th, 2020|Africa, Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments

Easing the lockdown in cold(er) climes

https://www.asaaseradio.com/news/world/easing-the-lockdown-in-colder-climes/ Easing the lockdown in cold(er) climes Our correspondent in England looks back to his own connection with Ghana’s electoral history . . . and forward to December Sane Eteshi – Matters Arising I could tell by listening to the BBC today that the ravages of “corocoro” and the lockdown [...]

By |2020-07-09T20:38:50+01:00July 9th, 2020|Britain, Culture, Ghana, Politics|0 Comments

Five things to change Africa – what can we get right in this coming decade?

Five things to change Africa – what can we get right in this coming decade? Africa Economic Independence – Independent Africa took a long time in the making: from the late 1950s when Ghana became independent right up to the last decade when new countries like Southern Sudan have emerged.  [...]

By |2020-04-29T02:30:38+01:00March 20th, 2020|Africa, Ghana, Politics, Society|1 Comment

Nyame Nhyira (God Bless) Kwame Nkrumah

https://wp.me/p1xAYQ-9Z Nyame Nhyira (God Bless) Kwame Nkrumah Posted on March 12, 2020by ekownelson We were told he was the most corrupt leader ever; an impostor who did not earn a PhD but was flashing his honorary Doctorate around; a ‘showboy’ who built useless white elephants the country neither needed nor could afford; an  [...]

By |2020-03-13T02:07:41+00:00March 12th, 2020|Ghana, Politics|0 Comments

Will Brexit affect Africa at all?

Will Brexit affect Africa at all? THE fascination with Brexit continues with the torturous process of democracy being showcased. All the important institutions of the state are playing a role, the executive, parliament, the Supreme Court, the Queen – and it has already cost Britain, two prime ministers. But it [...]

By |2020-03-26T02:01:34+00:00November 20th, 2019|Africa, Britain, enterprise strategies, Politics, Society|0 Comments

Why I have now joined the Labour Party

Why I have now joined the Labour Party  oberserber  britain, equality, politics  November 4, 2019 7 Minutes By africanvoice -October 11, 20190409Share on FacebookTweet on Twitter By Ade Sawyerr – In 2008, I was invited to a Labour Party fundraising event in Streatham.  I met the Labour Party MP who was in conversation with the person who eventually succeeded [...]

By |2020-03-26T02:17:16+00:00November 4th, 2019|Britain, Politics, Race Equality and Diversity, Society|0 Comments

Relevance of Nkrumah’s Vision for Ghana and Africa – Ade Sawyerr

MATTERS ARISING – Vision for Ghana and Africa ADE SAWYERR Will Africa ever achieve the potential envisaged by the leaders at independence? Will Africa ever rid itself of the poverty that continues to rack the continent amid all the wealth and resources that exist on the continent?    The answers [...]

By |2020-04-03T02:36:53+01:00September 28th, 2019|Africa, Ghana, Politics, World|0 Comments

2011, Year for People of African Descent

What are Black people in Britain to make out of this international year for people of African Descent?  - Ade Sawyerr The African Diaspora has been a reality for such a long time that we do not even think about its complexity and how it happened.  Slavery was definitely [...]

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

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 [...]

The Kyebi Ritual Murder influenced the pace of the campaign for independence so why has it disappeared from public discourse?

The Kyebi Ritual Murder influenced the pace of the campaign for independence so why has it disappeared from public discourse?  oberserber  Uncategorized  May 24, 2018 0 Minutes masterfully written reimagining Ekow Nelson The Kyebi Ritual Murder and the protracted legal battle that followed it had more influence on Ghana’s politics than many appreciate. Strangely, [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:20:16+00:00May 26th, 2018|Culture, Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments
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