Coming of age in Konforidua!…Ghanass, Beacon of the East

Coming of age in Konforidua!…Ghanass, Beacon of the East  oberserber  Uncategorized  October 12, 2018 12 Minutes   Som som som……som cocoa dua!  and we made a song out of it to the tune of Yiadom Boakye by Ramblers International – miyɛ ahɔhɔro wɔha,.. minim krom ha asɛm, mi pɛ nmaa na maware Konforidua was such a beautiful place in […]

Ever Young at 80 – Mr James Aflah Barnor

Ever Young at 80 – Mr James Aflah Barnor By Ade Sawyerr, London As a young boy growing up in James Town (British Accra), there was a particular route that I took to church every Sunday with my older brother and sisters.   From Bruce Road we would take a left turn at Commodore Street into […]

Prampram, Prampram, Prampram – brief memories of Achimota School

Prampram, Prampram, Prampram – brief memories of Achimota School By oberserber Prampram, Prampram, Prampram. Here we are now. In front of me is the sea, behind me is the town. No swimming and no going to town. Those words were spoken by Mr Galevo, our cadet master at the time who subsequently became my Young […]

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 […]

Ghana at 45 years – Great time to hit maturity

  Ghana at 45 years – Great time to hit maturity By: Ade Sawyerr (2002-03-06) More from this columnist This article was first published in West Africa Magazine, Issue 4315, 4Th -10th March 2002 I have not heard anyone say that it was only just yesterday that Ghana gained independence; for a large number of […]