The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Accra Ghana

The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park is built in honour of the great African and iconic leader of Ghana’s struggle for independence from British colonial rule. The park is one of Ghana’s top heritage sites, and Accra’s favourite tourist attraction. Its visitors include several world leaders and presidents. Inside the picturesque landscape of the park is the magnificent Kwame Nkrumah mausoleum, a marble pyramidal edifice where the remains of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his wife Fathia lay. There’s also a museum, right at the back of the mausoleum. Of all the artefacts in there, what I excites me are Kwame … Continue reading The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Accra Ghana

The RedBull Accra Basketball Championship

The RedBull ladies, fair, wearing hot pants jeans, and guys who love basketball met, literally, at the Accra Basketball Championship on the Adenta Estates court, Saturday August 22 in the second qualifying games of the RedBull King of The Rock Tournament. Twenty young players from Accra played in a one-on-one competition, for a spot in the finals of the community basketball championship sponsored by RedBull, the energy drink brand. It was a slam-dunk fest, as every contestant strived to out-play another. The first of the qualifying games were played at the Cantonments Prisons court earlier in August. The third game … Continue reading The RedBull Accra Basketball Championship

Accra Perspectives: Street Photography from Accra

What impression do you have of the city of Accra—that’s if you live here, work here or have some reason to be here? I know your answer to this simple question, of course, depends on where your lifestyle takes you to the most and those views of the city you come into contact with the most. Here, I want to share with you in the following photography from the streets of Accra, different perspectives of the city, from the first class residential zones, to the low class slums of the city; from the shopping malls on Osu Oxford Street to … Continue reading Accra Perspectives: Street Photography from Accra