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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

Dancing with the Gods: essays on Ga Rituals by Marion Kilson – a book review by Gyau Kumi Adu

Book Review: Dancing with the Gods: essays on Ga Rituals by Marion Kilson (New York: University Press of America, 2013). By Gyau Kumi Adu (joewykay55@gmail.com/ https://joewykay.wordpress.com/) Analysis of Title The book’s central theme is about important discussions on Ga rituals based on case studies she conducted on the Ga people [...]

By |2019-06-21T01:34:10+01:00June 11th, 2017|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|0 Comments

From Gold Coast To Ghana – A country at a crossroads 58 years after independence

http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/gold-coast-ghana From Gold Coast To Ghana A country at a crossroads 58 years after independence Written by Ade Sawyerr 06/03/2015 08:58 AM OUT AND PROUD: Ghanaians take to the streets of the capital Accra to celebrate 50 years of independence THE PORTUGUESE, Swedes, Danes, Dutch, German and British at one [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:08:12+00:00March 6th, 2015|Africa, Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments

With Willie Abraham at Star100 RoadMap Ghana

Willie Abraham with Ade Sawyerr Yesterday, 18th October 2014 was one of those days. I had agreed to top a conference - Roadmap Ghana, organised by Star100, www.star100.org a group of young dynamic professionals in the UK who were celebrating their 10th anniversary. I had been asked to [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:13:14+00:00October 20th, 2014|Africa, Ghana, Politics, Society, Tributes|0 Comments

Preserving the past to inspire the future:everyoungjba.org – Ade Sawyerr

Preserving the past to inspire  the future – Everyoungjba.org Increasingly I get excited when I see an old picture of myself at a much younger age; I am even more excited if the photograph is or a relative or relatives taken before I was born and this is not just [...]

By |2020-04-07T15:38:11+01:00August 8th, 2014|Africa, Ghana, Society|0 Comments

Homowo – Asafotufiam – Nmaayem, 14th September 2013 at Colliers Wood

How time flies, how the years roll by, how things change but the time for annual renewal is even more critical. 25 years is a long time in the history of a country and for an organisation to celebrate 25 years of unbroken association and service to the community is [...]

By |2019-05-19T20:08:28+01:00September 9th, 2013|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana|0 Comments

GARGANTUAN !

GARGANTUAN ! Linguistic Peregrinations of a Native Son By Gilbert Nii-Okai Addy The dictionary definition of the word “gargantuan” that has recently become enormously popular in Ghana and in “Ghenglish” ( Ghanaian English ) is “ extremely large or massive”. Related words or synonyms could be any among the following : giant, [...]

By |2020-05-07T22:46:57+01:00March 18th, 2013|Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments

We are not Jews or descended from Jews. We are Ga!!!

We are not Jews or descended from Jews.  We are Ga!!!  by Ade Sawyerr London January 2013 Far too many times have I heard the myth repeated that the Ga are descended from Israel and in fact Jews.  I have always restrained myself from responding lest I trample on the [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:51:09+00:00January 7th, 2013|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Society|84 Comments