pursued an examination of individual and group experiences of diaspora’s digitisation, by analysing the tactics of connection for social actors at field sites in the US , the Netherlands, Ghana, and on the Internet. Important to my research are websites such as GhanaWeb, MyJoyOnline, as well as blogs and

In: African Diaspora

Echoing Chimamanda Adichie’s (2009) sentiment that tales of Africa are often painted as a single story, issues surrounding queerness 1 in Ghana are likewise often depicted as singular. In this story, Ghana is lumped in with many other African countries and criticized for its discriminatory

In: Critical Storytelling in 2020: Issues, Elections and Beyond

1 Introduction: Issues and Objectives Even though scholars have written on Ghana-Korea relations over the past forty years, there is still a lacuna in the literature because there is no “one-stop shop” from which one could easily access the literature. The problem is that scholarly works on Ghana

In: African and Asian Studies

) … Unfortunately for us, the tenure of office of our government is so short. We have only four years and you don’t change the world within four years. But we want to change the world; we want to transform Ghana. – Pres. John Agyekum Kufuor 2 (2018) … First, we must cure ourselves of the intoxication of simplistic

In: African and Asian Studies
Author: Leo Igwe

1 Introduction: Witchcraft Accusation in the News Recently, reports on witchcraft accusation have generally been visible in the print and broadcast media in Ghana. These reports highlight cases of allegations not only against men and women but also children. They inform the public about the claims

In: Secular Studies
An annotated guide to the Dutch archives relating to Ghana and West Africa in the Nationaal Archief 1593-1960
Authors: Doortmont and Jinna Smit
There is a long tradition of research into the mutual history of Ghana and the Netherlands, especially with respect to the Dutch participation in the Atlantic slave trade. The tradition includes the history of the forts and castles that dot Ghana's coast, and the wider presence of the Dutch in West Africa between the sixteenth and nineteenth century. This annotated guide to the Dutch archives on Ghana and West Africa in the Nationaal Archief offers a comprehensive overview of available sources. Part I describes the archival materials in detail. Part II discusses the history of the Dutch in Ghana and selected themes from Ghana’s history. A bibliography and a name, geographical, and thematical index conclude the guide.

1 Introduction The Constitution of Ghana, unlike those of other African countries such as Zimbabwe, 1 Kenya, 2 and South Africa 3 is silent on the issue of the admissibility of evidence obtained through human rights violation. Jurisprudence from Ghana demonstrates that although there had been

In: African Journal of Legal Studies
Author: Thaddeus Manu

indicators that are highly relevant for nutrition, reflecting nutrition’s central role in sustainable development. 4 While the report notes that, since 1990, malnutrition has dramatically reduced in Ghana, 5 generally in the context of Africa the number of hungry people grew from 175 million to 239 million

In: African Journal of Legal Studies

1 Introduction 1.1 The Industrialization Dreams of Ghana and Korea By the 1960s several African and Asian countries which were hitherto semi-colonized and colonized had regained their freedom after violent and non- violent struggles against imperial powers. With their national destinies now firmly

In: African and Asian Studies

– shaping the religious landscape of many Muslim communities. The limited academic attention to the historical dynamics of these variants of Islamic reform is even more limited with regards to Muslim minority nations in Africa, such as Ghana. This article, which is partly extracted from previously published

In: Islamic Africa