The legacy of our founding fathers of independence in Africa should not be trashed

COMMENTTHE death of one of the founding fathers of the African independence movement, Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia, has coincided with the questioning of the economic legacy of the founder of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah by one of the ex-presidents, John Agyekum Kufuor. In the view of president Kufuor, Ghana would have fared better, if […]

Happy birthday Ghana, a maturing 62

 oberserber  Uncategorized  March 6, 2019 2 Minutes Ghana is a great country and will ever be so. The foundation of our independence was well laid by all who fought for our nation to be independent. The question of what type of Ghana we wanted was settled at independence that we want a unitary state that would grow with […]

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 time or the other had […]

6th March 1957 – Independence Day Ghana * What about the future ?

6th March 1957 – Independence Day Ghana – what about the future? * I was not yet seven years old and only in Class 3, but there is no fog around the events of the day, I remember it as vividly as if it had taken place  yesterday and have more than once retraced my steps […]

funtumfunafu denkyemfunafu, wom aforo bum nso worididia na wom kom

At long last the battle has ended and Ghana our beloved country is free forever.   These memorable words of the late Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah have come to signify the dawn of independence for the continent of Africa as a whole. I was too young to have gone to the Old Polo Grounds or to […]

6th March 1957 – Interdependence – Ghana Union

I wrote this piece  12 years ago for the Ghana Union Newsletter ‘Amanie’ and have made some minor changes to reflect that we are now entering the 54th year of our independence ============================================================================================= Independence suggests that one can survive without external and therefore means that there is interval viability.  In the real world everyone needs […]