All posts by Jemila Abdulai

    A Short Script: Ti Pa Kuna | Coming Home (Tamale)

    It’s been a whirlwind, yet priceless weekend of  BarCampGhana & GhanaDecides. Somehow, this pocket of solitude found me, and I’m having a bit of a moment. Just me and my long-lost friend Tamale (aided by Adele). Special thanks to the awesome BarCamp Tamale and GH Decides teams for getting me home :) — Photo Credit: …

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        Circum-Alert: BarCamp Tamale 2012 (July 14)

         BarCamp Tamale 2012 is a free networking event bringing people together for a day of discussion, demonstrations and dialogue about Tamale, Northern Ghana and beyond. This follows last year’s November 26 event at the Tamale Polytechnic in Tamale, Ghana. This year’s edition will be held on July 14 at the Tamale Poytechnic. The theme is …

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          Time check 6.34pm in Accra, Ghana. Pretty much every one of my colleagues has left for home and I sit here, somewhat immobile. It feels weird. I’m not paralyzed or anything of the sort, I just paused from work for a moment and realized how weird it feels to be sitting still and not necessarily …

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            The Letter-Writing Project: Scoop on GhanaDecides & iRegistered (Survey Incl.)

            If you’re an 18+ Ghanaian citizen currently living/studying/working abroad, kindly take a moment to complete this survey on Ghana Election 2012 and the Diasporan Ghanaian. Thanks :) —Dear Fellow Ghanaian, So you probably heard about the GhanaDecides and iRegistered campaigns that BloggingGhana launched recently in partnership with STAR-Ghana. No? Well, you best get acquainted quick! …

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                Ghana @ 55: What’s Our Legacy? (Video)

                Over the past couple of weeks my mind has been on Ghana. Not just because I miss eating waakye, and the sun is finally popping up in these parts, but because in about three days, Ghana is gonna mark it’s 55th year of independence. Sure, there might be nothing especially groundbreaking about it, and unlike …

                        The African Resource Paradox: Nigeria’s Fuel Subsidy Cuts

                        It’s been a week since Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan moved to slash oil subsidies in West Africa’s largest oil producing country. Seven days on, and unprecedented protests have been the result. Nigerians argue that the increased oil prices will make overall living costs higher, particularly for food purchases as an estimated 160 million Nigerians live …

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