The Ghanaian American

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“Brace yourselves for 2022 a year of economic misery” – Ato Forson tells Ghanaians

Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, the ranking member on the parliamentary finance committee and the NDC MP for the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam constituency says Ghanaians would have to brace themselves up for more economic difficulties in the year 2022. Ato Forson shared a six-bullet point post on his Facebook wall listing all the indicators he feels are going […]

American Chamber of Commerce assures of more collaborations to boost trade

As the first year of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) comes to an end, the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie Sullivan, has assured of deepened trade relations between Ghanaian and American businesses to enhance their activities and capture new foreign direct investment. According to the Chamber, Ghana’s political stability, […]

I had a growing brain tumor removed from my head in the US – Kennedy Agyapong reveals his recent stay in the US

Firebrand Member of Parliament for Assin Central constituency Honorable Kennedy Agyapong has made the first appearance on the radio after returning from the United States. In an interview on his Assin Fosu NAP Radio, he revealed that he went to the United States for medical care which needed urgent attention. His absence triggered so much […]

Inflation increases to 10.6 % in September

The country’s year-on-year inflation rate inched up to 10.6 per cent in September, 2021 from 9.7 per cent in August, 2021, being the highest inflation figure in fourteen months, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), has announced. It said the September inflation rate was the highest post-COVID-19 inflation figure since the country recorded the lowest inflation […]

Cedi likely to experience further marginal depreciation this year – Economist

With exactly four months to the end of the year 2021, the Ghana Cedi is expected to experience some further marginal depreciation against the U.S Dollar, following a recent period of weakening an, economist with Databank, Courage Martey has predicted. “Looking at the amount of pressure on the currency already and looking at the size […]

Self-portraits captured in total darkness – in picturesAlice Fisher

Self-portraits captured in total darkness – in picturesAlice Fisher

Photographer Melanie Issaka made her series Locating the Personal in total darkness in her bedroom. Her self-portraits are photograms, a camera-less way of making images. She lay on sensitised photographic paper and struck poses, recording moments away from the world. Issaka, who was born in Ghana and lives in London, is fascinated by what it […]

British journalist killed by armed robbers in GhanaWeronika Strzyżyńska

British journalist killed by armed robbers in GhanaWeronika Strzyżyńska

Syed Taalay Ahmed, who worked for Muslim Television Ahmadiyaa International, was ambushed in Tamale Tributes have been paid to a British journalist who was killed in an armed robbery in Ghana. Syed Taalay Ahmed, 31, who grew up in Hartlepool, was working for Muslim Television Ahmadiyaa International (MTA) when he was killed, the station said. […]

Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah named WPI Distinguished Statesman in Residence

The former Ghana Ambassador to the United States, Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, has been named by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as the university’s inaugural Distinguished Statesman in Residence.   The new position, according to the Institute, was being launched under the auspices of several programmes within WPI that support the university’s global initiatives.  Currently working fulltime at […]

Blue Origin Launches Artwork, Moon-Landing Test Into SpaceCBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Blue Origin Launches Artwork, Moon-Landing Test Into SpaceCBS Dallas / Fort Worth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (CBSDFW/AP) – Blue Origin launched artwork painted on a capsule and a moon-landing navigation experiment into space Thursday, August 26, a month after sending founder Jeff Bezos on the company’s first passenger flight. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jeff Bezos (@jeffbezos) No one was aboard for Thursday’s 10-minute […]


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