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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

Letter to my nephew – managing that sickle cell

Letter to my nephew – managing that sickle cell Dear Tei, Visiting you in the hospital brought back memories of my being struck down with a painful sickle cell crisis during a short training course in Tehran in the mid-1970s.  Tehran is supposed to be the fount of modern medicine, [...]

By |2020-04-04T01:18:36+01:00February 19th, 2020|Black Matters, Ghana, Race Equality and Diversity, Society|1 Comment

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

Look how far we have come: Ghana Union in retrospect 40 years on!

 oberserber  Uncategorized  October 30, 2019 4 Minutes Look how far we have come – Ghana Union in retrospect The origins of Ghana Union can be traced to the old West African Students Union that was vibrant in the early part of the last century, when students on scholarships and private study alike, needed [...]

By |2020-01-13T13:27:27+00:00October 30th, 2019|Black Matters, Ghana, Society|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