Month: March 2021

CELEBRATING WORLD WATER DAY: 6 GHANAIAN WATERBODIES TO VISIT

Today 22 March, 2021 is World Water Day, a day set aside by the United Nations to celebrate water and raises awareness of the global water crisis. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Valuing Water”, focusing on the unquantifiable value of water for our households, food, culture, health, education, economics and the integrity of …

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The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let’s pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savanna. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you. But it’s not just your neck …

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MEET SAMIA SULUHU HASSAN, TANZANIA’S FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT

As women across the world reclaim their voices and work to be heard, progress is being made slowly but surely. Just days after the celebration of the International Women’s Day with the theme “Choose To Challenge” to recognize women who are making headway in politics, social life, entrepreneurship and other facets of life, the East …

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MEET ISAAC HARVEY: THE FILMMAKER WITH NO HANDS

Isaac Harvey is a 26-year-old video maker and vlogger from Ilford in east London who is committed to social change. Isaac suffers from limb hypoplasia, a birth defect which affects the development of the limbs. In spite of this, he is doing great work. Isaac started his vlogging journey by sharing a clip of himself …

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5 REASONS WHY UBA GHANA IS THE BEST BANK FOR YOU

UBA Ghana is one of the fastest growing financial institutions in the country, a fact that is not very surprising looking at the value and services they make available to their customers. Their mission to be a role model for African businesses by creating superior value for all stakeholders, abiding by the utmost professional and …

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TOP 10 BANKS TO SAVE WITH IN GHANA

Banks are a significant part of the economy of every country, providing avenues of employment, financial security and stability for individuals and corporate bodies. With the rise of the Covid-19 pandemic, the definition of a “good bank” has evolved to properly encapsulate the qualities of the banks that have adapted to the times while staying …

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AKWAABA: THE UNTOLD STORY OF NANA AKUA ODURO

22 years ago, in a small photo studio in Accra, a photo shoot session that would birth a national treasure and the greatest tourism and hospitality export of Ghana happened. The Akwaaba photo, with a smiling young woman clad in Kente print, holding a black earthenware pot filled with what looks like palm wine is …

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NIGERIA WINS BIG AT THE 63RD GRAMMY AWARDS

Yesterday 14th of March 2021, the 63rd Grammy awards was held in Los Angeles, California with over 80 categories to be won in. The awards, presented by the Recording Academy is to celebrate and recognise the work of artists and all parties in the music industry and features presentations to and performances by prominents artists. This year, Nigeria won …

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MEET BELINDA YAA DANKWAA EFFAH; SISTER OF NSMQ QUIZ MISTRESS ELSIE EFFAH KAUFMANN

If you went to senior high school in Ghana, you have most probably heard of or watched the National Science and Maths Quiz. Apart from being entertained by the battle between high schools in the country for the bragging rights, Dr Elsie Effah Kaufmann (PhD), quiz mistress, has been a solid watching point for young …

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CELEBRATING 5 GHANAIAN FABRICS THAT TEACH HISTORY

Fridays in Ghana are nationally instituted days for the wearing of locally made fabrics/ clothing in a bid to popularise and commercialise the rich and beautiful textile culture of the country. Like almost every other African country, Ghana has fabrics and textiles that are indigenous to the region, with history going back far in time. …

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