“Despite much celebrated economic growth, Ghana is still a difficult place economically, socially and politically for the millions who call it home.” Continue reading “A Conversation on the Politics and Realities in Ghana and the Year of Return”
The Ghanaian government has activated a condition in its immigration rules making it mandatory for all visitors without Ghanaian citizenship or ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) membership to submit an invitation letter along with their traditional visa application. Continue reading “Ghana’s immigration rule change”
Misdiagnosis delayed one London-born teenager’s treatment for Asperger Syndrome by 17 years until a chance visit to a doctor in Ghana changed her life for the better. Continue reading “Misdiagnosis, mental health and a mum’s journey”
Autism – the mental condition that affects the way people communicate and form relationships – does not discriminate. Continue reading “Fundraiser boosts autism awareness”
This piece was updated at 15:00 on 5 December 2016 to include the response from the John Lewis press office (see final paragraph). The blog was originally published at 00:36 on 5 December 2016.
There was a time – not too long ago – when the airing of the Coca Cola advert in the UK heralded the start of the Christmas season. But in my opinion, UK high street supermarket adverts are slowly but surely stealing Coke’s thunder. Anticipating what our retail chains are going to come out with annually has become a big talking point that even deserves column inches in our top newspapers. Continue reading “Where has the Black family gone from the John Lewis Christmas advert?”
If I said that a German artist was about to stage an exhibition using Jewish people as live models to recreate scenes from the Holocaust, I am sure even the thought would be abhorrent to most ordinary folk. Continue reading “When human brutality becomes art”