Three Cheers for Ghana!
""This very readable book on modern Ghana is not a dry treatise on the economic, social and political conditions of the country, but a journey of discovery in which one meets the people, wonders at the signs of new affluence in the executive houses and expensive German cars driven by sophisticated housewives, travels with the author and his family to their old hometowns, s...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published January 10th 2008 by iUniverse
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The author's account of a two-month visit to Ghana in the middle of 2007, having last visited his homeland in the early 1990s. Includes his reactions to the changes in the country, and the new environment which was emerging in the 2000s after several years of a liberalized economy. Many of the stories, especially from relatives asking for assistance, certainly ring true. Probably best read if someone has lived in Ghana for a while, rather than planning a visit! Peprah-Gyamfi is Ghanaian but spen...more