Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018

Awo Awo Awo Awooooo!                 Mother oh Mother Agban ee                                             Agban the diety Bleku Tsor                                          Let Bleku rain/pour down Esu Esu                                               Water, plenty of Water Enam Enam                                        Fish, let us have a lot of fish manye Manye                                     Glory, let glory reign Adban Kportor                                    Let the food be in abundance       It is … Continue reading Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018

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History of the Gold Coast and Asante: Reindorf, Carl Christian. (1895) – A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu

(Reindorf, Carl Christian. History of the Gold Coast and Asante. 2nd Edition. Ghana University Press, 2007) A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu Email: (joewykay55@gmail.com)  Have you ever thought why “history” is the mother of all knowledge? One reason is that it shows the level of progress of any body of knowledge or event, and the … Continue reading History of the Gold Coast and Asante: Reindorf, Carl Christian. (1895) – A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu

What the Black Labour Movement must do! – Ade Sawyerr

Black Labour: Speaking for Ourselves!!!! -  6th December 2017 at Peckham Labour missed an opportunity in the 1980s to embrace and consolidate the support that it had from the mass of African and Caribbean people.  These people had mostly voted Labour at elections and the rejection of their own movement, Black Sections, was a kick … Continue reading What the Black Labour Movement must do! – Ade Sawyerr

ACHIMOTA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CREATIVE ARTS

ACHIMOTA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CREATIVE ARTS By: Nat Nuno-Amarteifio Since its founding, Achimota College and School as it was named at the time of its inception, has had a disproportionate influence on the creative arts in Ghana. In every area of creativity, music, painting, sculpture, literature and theatre, Achimota’s influence has been deep … Continue reading ACHIMOTA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CREATIVE ARTS

Race Equality and the Black Experience in 2017 – the current debate

Was at the House of Commons yesterday to take part in this debate.  this is my presentation. Inequality remains a problem in the United Kingdom, especially for black people. There is a still a penalty for being black, there is a penalty in stop and search, in health, in education, in the criminal justice system … Continue reading Race Equality and the Black Experience in 2017 – the current debate

The UGCC was a colossal failure – Ekow Nelson

  I  am struggling to see what is being celebrated here. The UGCC was formed in Aug 1947. Nkrumah joined as SG four months later. As a colonial office dispatch observed, prior  to Nkrumah's arrival in December of that year the movement's main supporters were "in the large coastal towns of Accra, Saltpond, Cape Cost, … Continue reading The UGCC was a colossal failure – Ekow Nelson

Danquah, Kwame Nkrumah wa yer wo den? – Ade Sawyerr

Danquah, Kwame Nkrumah wa yer wo den? – Ade Sawyerr The Ghana@60 team came over to England in May 2017 to talk about the 60 glorious years of our independence won for us by Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah on the 6th of March 1957. They treated us to a very well-made film by a charming … Continue reading Danquah, Kwame Nkrumah wa yer wo den? – Ade Sawyerr