AS Guyana rolls out the red carpet in honour of visiting Ghanaian Head of State, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Guyana Chronicle took a little walk down memory lane with Sister Penda Guyan to the very first ‘Ghana Day’ celebrations that were held here in the then British Guiana(BG).
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“We like to think of ourselves as ethnic Ghanaians. I was a little girl, but I remember how excited we were,
because it was a holiday, and it was a big celebration,” Sister Penda said, adding :
“What they did was very significant.
The evening before, they would go to the community grounds, and they would do a big ceremony.
They did it exactly the way they would have done when they celebrated in Ghana.
They would have drums, libations and rituals. It was grand; it was really grand.”
Ghana could be Africa's number four oil producer by 2020
The West African country produces around 103,000 bpd
behind leaders Nigeria and Angola
which produce an average of 1.867 million bpd and 1.754 million bpd respectively
Oil production in the Sankofa
fields began in 2017 with an estimated 1.5 trillion cubic feet of gas
and around 500 million barrels of oil.
First gas is commenced in July 2018. ...
or some portions of the oil and gas sector, at least 10 percent of equity
will have to be held by domestic Ghanaian firms.