7-29 March 2006. The British Council in Accra has a full programme of lectures in March. On 7 March Rocky Dawuni, Ghanas foremost reggae musician, gives a personal account of his career and talks about how musicians in Ghana can market themselves better to the outside world. He is followed on 14 March by Professor Kwame Karikari, a senior lecturer at the school of communications studies at the University of Ghana, who will lecture on The Independent Press and Ghanas Socio-Economic Development. This is the maiden lecture in an annual event founded by the African Institute of Journalism and Communications (AIJC) in honour of John Bannerman, the first African editor of a newspaper in the Gold Coast. The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and the University of Ghana Legon, in collaboration with Merchant Bank Ghana Ltd, have organised three lectures on the theme Does globalisation hurt or enhance national development?- Ghanas experience in the last two decades (8, 15, 29 March). Lectures 17.30-20.00, except for 14 March, 17.00-20.00.
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