Rexford Nkansah

Rocky Dawuni talks Africa politics

Rocky Dawuni and John Legend I first featured Rocky Dawuni on my blog in March of 2012 but prior to that, we’ve had a relationship lasting beyond that timeline and it was in my attempt to check in on him recently that gave birth to this piece where we got to talk about what is new with him and Africa politics. Below is …

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Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko to resurrect boxing in Ghana?

On March 22, 2013, Joseph Agbeko dethroned Colombian born Luis Melendez in a 12 round unanimous decision fight at the Accra sports stadium in Ghana to become the new International Boxing Organization Bantamweight Champion of the world. I had the opportunity of chatting with Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko a few weeks after the Ghanaian fighter became a champion. Sometime in April …

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Memoirs of an iBlogger

By Oral Ofori Here is a 20+ minute audio account of why I do what I do as a blogger, how I started and what I hope to achieve in my pursuit of #TheAfricanDream. If you have the time kindly listen to the audio on Soundcloud and please leave a comment or send me an email to let me know …

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Protecting the peace Ghana enjoys today

Kwame Ansah-Brew, (a direct lineage of Kwame Ansah Sasraku who according to Akan Oral Tradition fought the Danes in battle when they first came to the then Gold Coast–now Ghana) says he feels blessed to be a Ghanaian because Ghana stands as a beacon of hope in Africa, considering the fact that some countries in Africa are plagued by wars …

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Paying tribute to Chinua Achebe with Jackson M’vunganyi

A young Achebe looks into the future On Friday March 22 in the year 2013, the world was told that Chinua Achebe, the great Nigerian author and father of African literature, had passed away at the age of 82. The whole of that day saw me reflecting on this great Nigerian literary giant who in 1958 transformed the way all writers in …

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3D Blending expert arrives in Ghana

The past few years have seen Ghana chalk remarkable successes in many facets of the Information Communication Technology world (ICT). The expansion of technological infrastructures and systems have brought with it a burning desire among young Ghanaians to exploit the positives that comes with ICT. Rexford Nkansah is one of such many Ghanaians who are specializing in ICT areas formerly known …

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Ghana Ambassador to US grants first ever interview to a blogger

By Oral Ofori I had the privilege of interviewing the Ghana Ambassador to the USA earlier in the month of March 2013 in Washington DC. His Excellency the Ambassador; Daniel Ohene Agyekum, was kind enough to grant me audience when I visited with him at his office where we talked about Ghana-USA relations, Ghanaians in the diaspora and what the …

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Ghana to host 3rd Annual African HR Leaders Conference in Accra

Kojo Amoasi Andoh of ILO Ghana Ghana will be hosting the 3rd annual African Human Resource Leaders conference scheduled from 28th February to 1st March 2013 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The conference this year will focus on issues relating to employee engagement, leadership, organizational development and effectiveness as well as other key areas of human resource management like …

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US based exercise physiologist asks Africans to exercise more

Lauretta defies winter cold to still exercise. Lauretta Ashu has called on Africans to take exercising more seriously owing to the obvious health benefits it has, but more importantly due to the fact that the art of keeping fit through exercising is becoming lost to some Africans. Miss Ashu is a professional with academic and work experiences in physical rehabilitation …

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Dr. Dre visits Rocky Dawuni’s Afro Funke’

By Oral Ofori Rocky Dawuni & Dr. Dre In mid January of 2013, famed hip hop superstar Dr. Dre hanged out with Ghanaian reggae sensation Rocky Dawuni at Afro Funke’ in Santa Monica, California. The visit which happened on January 17th of this year was the hip hop superstar’s first visit to Afro Funke’.  Afro Funke’ is the longest running African inspired event …

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