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NYTImes, Dec 19, Ghanadot - Every photographer brings his or her unique experiences to an assignment — the lens through which we see the world. When I arrived at The New York Times in 1975, I felt the media was immune to any real comprehension of the world I knew well. I wanted to share the history and traditions of the people I grew up with — to help broaden the bridge of understanding between the majority and minority cultures in this country.

On my first trip to Africa in 1971, I fell in love with African people and their cultures. In 1974 I approached The Times with photographs of famine in the Sahel, and the Op-Ed page featured three of these photos. A few months later, I landed a staff position at the paper and continued my focus on issues of African and African-American culture......

 

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Release, Dec 18, Ghanadot - While Ghanaians continue to wallow in abject poverty, the highly mismanaged government of president Mahama continues to derail our democratic efforts by sending Ghana miles backwards. For the first time, a sitting President of an African country (President Mugabe of Zimbabwe) has taken Ghana to the cleaners. ..More

 

 

Ghana must cut "ghost workers" from payroll before aid resumes -EU

Reuters, Dec 17, Ghanadot - Ghana must remove "ghost workers" from its public sector payroll before the European Union resumes budget support suspended a year ago, the EU ambassador to the West African country, William Hanna, said on Tuesday.......More

 

 

A Dance of Rivers

NYTImes, Dec 19, Ghanadot - Every photographer brings his or her unique experiences to an assignment — the lens through which we see the world. When I arrived at The New York Times in 1975, I felt the media was immune to any real comprehension of the world I knew well. I wanted to share the history and traditions of the people I grew up with . . More

   

Mixed reactions over EC’s electoral reforms

CitiFM. Dec 17, Ghanadot - But Bernard Mornah of the Peoples National Convention (PNC) and Ivor Greenstreet of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) say although the reforms are welcomed, it was done under the “cover of darkness.”...........More

 

 
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