From Bomofo Densua to Muchia *Over three decades of humanitarian support in Ghana

By Edmund Smith-Asante

An institutional toilet at a World Vision assisted community, Sene
An institutional toilet at a World Vision assisted community, Sene

Nostalgia gets the better part of me anytime I recollect my time with an organisation many years ago, when as a young man who had just completed his national service in 1993, I was offered temporary employment as an assistant information officer.

That organisation was World Vision Ghana, and I was assigned to work with its Eastern Regional office and tasked with writing and submitting reports on ongoing projects every quarter.

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‘Africa should develop solutions for its energy challenges’

By Edmund Smith-Asante, Brussels

Ms Britta Thomsen (right) being interviewd by  Edmund Smith-Asante
Ms Britta Thomsen (right) being interviewd by Edmund Smith-Asante

The Vice-Chair of the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee, Ms Britta Thomsen, has advocated that Africa should develop local solutions for its energy challenges, instead of depending on Europe.

She has also suggested the development of biofuel as an alternative source of energy for African countries, saying that although there had been issues with biofuel as an energy source, the problem was with the issue of land grabbing associated with it and not the fuel energy itself.

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