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

Images of the Keta Lagoon

I traveled to down south one weekend early in December, to Anlo Afiadenyigba, a beautiful village on the shores of the Keta Lagoon in the Volta Region. I carried a Canon Rebel T3i with me, and here are some shots I brought back from the beautiful south. I call  them Images of the Keta Lagoon. It’s Sunday morning and fishing canoes are docked on the shore of the lagoon. Fishing canoes docked on the lagoon. A coconut grove near Klinogokofe, Anlo-Afiadenyigba Salt production is another important economic activity in the South.  Afiadenyigba   Continue reading Images of the Keta Lagoon

Architect Jerry Kofi Loglo’s Funeral in Pictures

The mortal remains of Architect Jerry Kofi Loglo who died in a motor accident on the Accra—Ho highway in September were interred in his hometown Dzolo Kpuita in the Volta Region, after a solemn funeral service, Saturday 8 November. His professional colleagues, friends and family traveled from different parts of Ghana to Kpuita to mourn and pay tribute to him. His wife Emefa and their two children, Asiwome and Esenam, and his aged mother were so full of grief for the sudden loss of their loving husband, father and son. The chief mourners present included Prof. Kofi Anyidoho and Maj. Gen. rtd. … Continue reading Architect Jerry Kofi Loglo’s Funeral in Pictures

A Trip Up The Scenic Kwahu Range

The Kwahu range has some of the most scenic landscapes in Ghana. I attended a funeral at Nkwatia on the range recently with some friends. As we drove up the mountain from Nkawkaw, and into the low clouds that had descended on the mountain, soft chill winds blew mist around us, and it felt good really. I shot these photos with a Canon 600D Rebel T3i. I hope you like them. Enjoy and share them with your friends on your Facebook or Twitter timelines. The clouds descend on the Kwahu mountain as we drove uphill into Nkwatia Beautiful bamboo plants growing … Continue reading A Trip Up The Scenic Kwahu Range