Two of the least talked about methods of conception topics in Ghana; IVF Treatment and Surrogacy. Not only the least but it’s almost like a taboo topic in most social circles and one most people will not comment on even on social media.
My ordeal happened on the night of Monday, 27th November, 2017. On this day, at about 8:30pm, whilst heading towards Weija from Kaneshie, I heard a knock on the window of my car. This was a man dressed in the Ghana police uniform
It was just another busy day for my husband as he left home to run errands in town. He had barely been gone for 3 hours when my phone rang. He was so calm and collected when he said, ' I have been arrested for expiry of the car insurance. I am going to the police station with the policeman.'
Things changed recently when I volunteered to be an observer for Ghana Decides a non-partisan project supported by StarGhana, during this year’s elections. Why? Because I was eager to share photos & videos on Instagram for the world to know what was going on and also to experience what really happens in the field during our elections.
People are dying in their workplaces and they aren't even aware that they are being exposed to serious health issues due to the substances they work with. Substances like paint, sand, varnishes, oils, flour, wheat, fertilisers, ink etc are all dangerous to your health if you work with these within your 8-hour work period
Imagine going about life as usual. It’s Saturday morning and you wake up to the enticing vapours of palm-nut soup emanating from your mother’s kitchen. You stretch your body languorously and scratch your stomach in mindless fashion.
You search for your phone to catch up on news on Twitter. As you flip through what you missed during the night, your eye catches on news that violence has erupted in the city and it looks like some incensed people are going house to house killing opposition party supporters. What do you do? Where can you go?
It is heart-warming and encouraging to see influential African Instagrammers and Photographers like Nana Kofi get international recognition for their commitment and passionate drive in creating African stories that move people into action.
O.Q - What inspired your work into caricature illustration?
B. A - A lot of factors actually. I discovered the work of some artists on the internets which amazed and inspired me. Their presentation of it was what caught my eye not the concept though as these were commercial illustrators.
The need for solar energy in Ghana has become more pertinent than ever before! A country with 365/366 days of free sunshine, which can get as hot as 37 degrees on a normal day we have slacked in putting measures in place to tap into this alternative energy source.
Thankfully all this is about to change with the first solar panels manufacturing plant which was launched recently by Strategic Partner Solutions (SPS) a key subsidiary of Strategic Solutions Systems International, 3SiL.
The solar panels manufacturing plant is located in Kpone (4kms from the Tema Roundabout on the Aflao Road).