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Emmanuel.K. Bensah

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Emmanuel.K.Bensah is a Communications Officer (Web Journalist) for a leading African non-profit organisation Third World Network-Africa, which works on seeking, through research and advocacy, to provide policy space on gender, trade and development-related issues.

He has been a keen blogger since March 2005, maintaining four blogs regularly, including Trials and Tribulations of a Freshly-Arrived Denizen…of Ghana, which has been featured on Global Voices since August 2005; as well as creating the first daily photo blog from Africa, which you can read here: http://accradailyphoto.blogspot.com.

Emmanuel has many interests, and few passions, which are: regional integration; UN issues; diplomatic history; community advocacy; and international development issues.

He is acting President of the Ghana Association of Journalists in ICT (GHAJICT), whose blog you can check here: http://ghajict.blogspot.com

You can find out more about him by visiting http://www.ekbensah.net

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Latest posts by Emmanuel.K. Bensah

15 July 2009

Ghana: Hope and candour float in Ghana following Obama's visit

In anticipation of the coming of US president Barack Obama to Ghana from 10-11th July, the ghanablogging.com community—established in 2008 to promote the work of Ghanaian bloggersand bloggers writing about...

5 February 2008

Football Comes Home to Ghana

For the past three weeks, soccer has come home—literally—and Ghanaians of all walks of life have not been immune to the excitement and ecstasy it has generated throughout the country.

28 September 2007

Ghana: Did God save the Akosombo Dam?

We start off this week’s review with Ghana’s electricity crisis, which started in August 2006, but has seen a considerable improvement almost a year later. Could it be because priests...

9 July 2007

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EXCLUSIVE!–>Interview with the Host of the BBC-Award-Winning Citi FM Breakfast Show

The Trials and Tribulations of a Freshly-Arrived Denizen…posts an exclusive interview he conducted of Bernard Avle, the host of the CITI Breakfast Show, which won the BBC Radio Award for...

3 July 2007

Voices from Ghana: It's Not All About the Energy Crisis; Stanbic Takes Over Ghana's ADB?; New Currency Arrives

Ghana might be going through an energy crisis, but, somehow, that has not deterred both expatriate and Ghanaian bloggers from making surprisingly positive comments about the country in which they...

19 April 2007

Voices from Ghana: The Black Star of Africa Eclipsed by Energy Crisis; Ghana@50, So What?

The pomp and pageantry surrounding the celebrations of Ghana@50 may be over, but the analysis of what it means for Ghana has spawned a number of ruminations for both Ghanaian...

3 March 2007

Ghana: Perspectives of Ghana at 50

Like most Sub-Saharan Africans, Ghanians use the English language—not only as a lingua franca, but also as the official language. They use English on top of many local languages—and dialects—spoken...

26 January 2007

Ghana: It's Harmattan again, Re-denomination of Ghanian Currency Looms Large, Why the Ghanian Worker Wants to Leave, and 82 Steps to Renew a Visa

Ghana is currently experiencing a harmattan, and this state of play evidently does not escape the comment of Leanne, of An American in Africa, who explains how the harmattan, which...

6 December 2006

Voices from Ghana

This week’s voices from Ghana remind us that Obruni (white or foreigner) bloggers in Ghana are well and truly getting used to the country for its problem. No country is...

1 November 2006

Voices from Ghana: Mobile Internet, “Obruni” in Ghana, and Clash of Cultures

We open Ghana voices this week with a complaints-ridden compilation, which begins with a post about wireless mobile Internet. Proudly African blogger David Ajao has some serious questions for Areeba,...

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