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    Legon Botanical Gardens: A Breath of Fresh Air For Accra’s Nature Lovers

    Legon Botanical Gardens in Accra, Ghana. Credit: Circumspecte.com

    A mere drive from the hustle and bustle of Accra’s business center, on the Haatso-Atomic road, is the Legon Botanical Gardens. Established in 1950, the 50-hectare expanse of greenery recently underwent a makeover, adding a creative play centers, 110-kilometer canopy walkway and a high rope obstacle course to its repertoire of family-friendly activities. As one …

      Dumsorlogy.

      Dumsorlogy. The science of burying one’s head deeply in the ground, of inviting blindness and deafness, of remaining mute when all ears are straining to hear your word. The art of killing dreams, opportunities, and aye, people too. The master of this particular trade? You, Chief Energizer. Yes, you. You get to claim responsibility for …

          Ghana’s “Luck”: The Oil/Gas Co-Efficient

          It’s been over three years since Ghana first struck (black) gold in June 2007, and while the euphoria around the find has somewhat diminished, most Ghanaians still have high hopes for our “new” resource. Then, as now, I am highly skeptical about our oil find and probably more pessimistic than optimistic about its potential for …