I sneaked into Rattray park last Saturday evening. I was not the only bearded man who ‘sneaked’ in. The bearded mayor was also there, perhaps to ‘steal’ some few ideas. I will not be surprised if Efua Sutherland Children’s park is soon covered with roofing sheets. Continue reading Rattray Park -Worth the hype?
I greet you from my little corner in what used to be the Garden City of West Africa. I write to you this lovely letter to bring some happenings in some parts of our dear city to your notice. TECH junction is of focal concern to me. Continue reading Open Letter to the Mayor of Kumasi
This is one picture every old and current student of OPOKU WARE SCHOOL would love to watch over and over again.
The man in cassock is the first headmaster of OWASS, Rev. Father Burgess, with some students.
Date: January 1957
Source: UK – This image is part of the Colonial Office photographic collection held at The National Archives, uploaded as part of the Africa Through a Lens project.
THINGS THAT WILL MAKE YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN KUMASI.
GARDEN CITY, OSEIKROM, SIANO
It used to be called the Garden City. I just overheard someone saying it has now metamorphosed into Garbage CITY. He is lucky it was not heard. Kumasi is no doubt a wonderful city with wonderful people and an amazing lifestyle. Asante Twi is the language that rules over here. It is spoken everywhere; in the banking halls, in schools and especially on KNUST campus. KUMASI has managed to create its own unique atmosphere. When you arrive and stay in Kumasi for a week without noticing any of these things, then you are lost. You might be in Mafe-Kumasi then. Continue reading THE GARDEN CITY