Boxing in Ghana: the Boys of Bukom

Boxing in Ghana: the Boys of Bukom

During Kwame Nkrumah’s ruling, Ghana’s former president and first Prime Minister, sports was viewed as an important tool in building a new nation and uniting the people. In fact, that was one of the reasons he invested greatly in sports. You will see many locals...
How to adapt to life in Ghana

How to adapt to life in Ghana

If you’re moving to Ghana and you don’t know what to expect, you’ve arrived at the right place. Adapting to life in Ghana may have its challenges and it will push you out of your comfort zone but at the same time it can be a very exciting process. There are two...
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly

Welcome to Accra, a densely populated city with over 2.6 million residents as of the year 2022. As the capital of Ghana, Accra is a shining beacon and a modern metropolis with an urban area of 225.7 km² in size. The Accra Metropolitan Assembly is the largest political...
Asase Yaa: Ashanti Earth Goddess of fertility

Asase Yaa: Ashanti Earth Goddess of fertility

The Akan is the largest of the ethnic groups in Ghana, where subgroups like Ashanti, the Wass, the Anyi and the Baoulé can be found, among others. Followers of the Akan spirituality believe in Nyame,the supreme god who created the universe, and Asase Yaa, Nyame’s...
Local Accra Markets for fresh groceries

Local Accra Markets for fresh groceries

Navigating the local Accra markets can be a little stressful and overwhelming at first, but they are great places to go to if you want to buy fresh fruits and vegetables or any other local produce. In the past we shared our guide to the best markets in Accra, that...
Local Ghanaian cooking ingredients

Local Ghanaian cooking ingredients

If you start digging deep into Ghana’s food culture, you will find health gems. You have the traditional Ghanain dishes, and even the vegetarian and vegan options If that applies to you, but then there are these particular foods which are not soon spoken about but are...
Neem, a miracle plant with multiple benefits

Neem, a miracle plant with multiple benefits

Neem has become a valued addition to the cornucopia of African botanicals. Also referred to as the miracle tree, the tree with a million benefits and the tree that denotes “good health” in our Ayurveda. No wonder neem leaves have all these positive connotations...
Surf Ghana, a creative youth community in Ghana

Surf Ghana, a creative youth community in Ghana

Currently there is a bustling revolution of creativity sweeping throughout Africa that is growing at a pace like never before. Particularly In West Africa, Ghana continues to set the pace as an incubator for some of the most innovative creative talents. The huge...
Bird Watching in Ghana

Bird Watching in Ghana

Birds are some of the most fascinating creatures on Earth, and an essential part in the functioning of nature. How so? Well, they act as pollinators and seed dispersal for many plants, so birds help provide us humans with the basic substances for our survival. Ghana...