Africa Ghana

Why You Should Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ghana

10 October, 2019: The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) comprises a World Heritage Convention responsible for assessing and assigning protected status, or “World Heritage Site” status, to landmarks around the world that are great natural or cultural importance and should be preserved. This designation comes with responsibility on the part of each […]

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Ten Insights into Ghanaian Culture

30 March, 2017   If you ever plan to visit Ghana, a beautiful coastal nation in the West African tropics, a quick cultural orientation will help you better adapt to the local culture. The following 10 insights are by no means comprehensive, but will certainly set you on the right footing. Click on each of […]

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Ecotourism in Ghana

20 April, 2012 Ghana is a small equatorial country on the western coast of Africa with a long history of kings and chiefs, and gold and cocoa, and colonial rule and human exploitation, and…green riches. That Ghana is endowed with not just yellow gold but green gold too is not as well-appreciated as it should […]

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A Cup of Culture

By Ashikai Tetteh, Guest Writer 8 April, 2012 It is early morning. The only audible sound is the barely there whisper of leaves rustling in the embrace of the wind. The crowing of the cock breaks up the consonance of early morning sounds of nature. Legend here has it that it cries out a warning to […]