August 2012 archives
The black and white image ran front cover on the Daily Guide August 30th, 2012. The rest of the photographs are from the rally but have not been published yet. The NPP, New Patriotic Party, released its manifesto ‘Transforming Lives, Transforming Ghana’ during a media event at the International Press Center in Accra.
These images ran with a series of articles and in a center page photo montage in the Daily Guide from August 27-August 29. Images in black and white where published in the paper. The Daily Guide won several awards and a free lance journalist, Awuni Azure Manasseh, won Journalist of the Year.
These photos were from a story on the release of the new GHC 50 note at the national bank. The black and white image was the image that ran with the story. Photograph appeared on: August 22nd, Daily Guide page 8
Originally published in Public Agenda on August 27, 2012. By Schuyler Durham The Institute for Fiscal Policy (IFP) hosted a workshop on Thursday, August 23, 2012 to provoke discussion about money mismanagement and increasing the quality of basic education resources throughout Ghana. The workshop was chaired by Prof. Jerome Djangmah, former head of Zoology Department [...]
This past week it seems our media companies have laid on the work as we only have one week left. Looking into personal research Enya and I visited Agbogbloshie. On the first day of our trip we drove through this market. It was an overwhelming experience for me because I we were basically in a tour [...]
Preview: Jared Kaufer The 2012 London Olympics have come and gone, and the Ghanaian contingency has absolutely nothing to show upon their arrival back in Accra. Going into the 2012 Olympics, the nine Ghanaian athletes who qualified weren’t given much of an opportunity to come home with a medal in hand. Each Ghanaian athlete was [...]
Preview: Jared Kaufer The India High Commission (IHC) in Ghana announced that they will sponsor an Invitational T20 Top 4 Cricket tournament taking place from 19 August 20120 to 9 September 2012 at the Achimota Cricket Oval. The IHC has stated that they expect the tournament to be held annually going forward. The Invitational has [...]
Wherever you live, getting to and from work can sometimes be more exhausting than work itself. Here in Ghana, taking the tro-tro, the main source of public transportation, IS work. If you are not already aware of what a tro tro is, I’ll give you a brief overview. Tro-tros are large rickety vans that can [...]
Originally published in Public Agenda on August 24, 2012 By Schuyler Durham I don’t know if there is a place in the world that is more densely populated than the streets of Kumasi. I certainly have not been to one, and coming into the city with my fellow University of Oregon students, I could not [...]
Originally published in Public Agenda on August 24, 2012 By Schuyler Durham On Thursday, 16 August, a meeting, entitled Community Dissemination and Engagement Forum on Advocacy Efforts in the Songhor Lagoon, was conducted in a schoolyard in Ada to further the discussion about how to maximise local benefit from the nearby Songhor Lagoon, rich with salt. [...]