Accra

Accra, the capital of Ghana, is a friendly city of about three million people. Its architecture ranges from traditional African buildings to large, elegant colonial houses and modern high-rise blocks. Since the early 1990s, a number of new buildings have gone up, including the distinctive boat-shape...

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New contemporary art space for Accra

Accra multi-purpose art complex to open in March. Accra is set to open a new permanent contemporary art space on 4 March, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence from Britain i...
Accra News

First Ghana Writers Awards to be presented in Accra

Annual scheme to promote Ghanaian literature. The prizewinners of the first edition of the Ghana Writers Awards (GWA), an annual awards scheme to promote Ghanaian literature particularly among youn...
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Airtel collaborates with Ghana National Museum

 Telecommunications company Airtel Ghana is collaborating with Friends of the Museum, a non-profit organisation established to promote the National Museum of Ghana. Through its 3.75G network,...
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Ghana film industry receives a boost

The National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) has outlined its role in strengthening the country
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African craft fair in Accra

Over 20 artists and artisans from all over Ghana are displaying their work at the fourth African Gift Fair organised by the African Art and Culture Development Company Ltd at Osu in Accra. The ten...
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Drumming banned ahead of Homowo.

Traditional leaders of Ga state have banned drumming and noisemaking in the capital from 4 May to 4 June as part of preparations for the Ga traditional Homowo festival to celebrate the harvest in July...
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Okyeame Kwame wins

Rapper Okyeame Kwame was the undoubted star of this year
Accra News

Ghana Music Awards.

Nearly 100 musicians have been nominated for prizes in 15 categories including artiste of the year, most popular song of the year and discovery of the year. Names to look out for include Gospel sing...
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Kwame Nkrumah centenary celebrations.

The Kwame Nkrumah Foundation (KNF) in Accra has launched a year-long programme of events to mark the centenary of the birth of the country
Accra News

ECOWAS carnival to be held in Accra.

Performers and spectators from all over west Africa will arrive in Accra for the first edition of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) carnival from 19-21 September. The carnival is...
Accra News

?American corner

The United States embassy in conjunction with the Ghana Library Board has set up an
Accra News

British Council Ghana August closure.

The British Council learning centres in Accra and Kumasi are to close to the public from 3 August-1 September inclusive partly as a result of the ongoing energy crisis in the country. Other reasons gi...
Accra News

One Ghana, One Voice.

Are you a Ghanaian poet wanting to make your voice heard? Or a poet from another country who has written about Ghana and wants to see the poem in print? If so,
Accra News

Australian Aboriginal dance theatre in Accra.

Traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture comes to Accra in a dance theatre event presented by the Australian high commission, starting on 27 June. The Descendance Aboriginal and Torre...
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Goldshow fashion event in Accra.

On 1 July over 10,000 visitors and fashion journalists from all over the world are expected to arrive in Accra for
Accra News

Cultural awareness month launched in Ghana.

November has been designated
Accra News

British Council Ghana gets new head.

October sees the departure of John Payne as country director of the British Council after three years in the post. He is to be replaced by Moses Anibaba, who was born and grew up in London but has his...

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