Accra! Love it or Leave it – to Asase on Ga anti-Ashanti Xenophobia

Accra! Love it or Leave it – to Asase on Ga anti-Ashanti Xenophobia I was recently forwarded a piece posted by good friend Asase on Say it Loud http://sil.ghanaweb.com/r.php?thread=11824875 and titled ‘What fuels the anti Asante xenophobia among Gamei’. He writes “The purpose of this short essay is …… the visceral xenophobic jingoism that many […]

The Story of Adedainkpo in Old Accra

Migration, Urbanisation and Evolving identities – The Story of Adedainkpo in Old Accra By Gilbert Nii-Okai Addy December 2012 Adedainkpo in Old Accra – not many Ghanaians would know this today – was for over one hundred and fifty years, from the early 1800s to perhaps the 1950s , where nearly anyone who was anyone among the native African […]

Bruce Road, Jamestown British Accra

Bruce Road, Jamestown British Accra By kpaikpaanyo My good friend Thomas Jefferson will not forgive me for continuing to use the word Accra.  He is right, there is no word called Accra in the Ga language but we have moved along culturally with the integration and assimilation of people from different places.  The beauty of it […]