• Camouflage

    Sompa is becoming thoroughly shocked in her early days at the University of Nsoroma. But as the days and months go by and encounters occur, nothing surprises her anymore. Like Araba, Naomi and Elikem, she has various goals that will help her step out and stand out but as she meets new people and makes new friends, her identity is threatened and she is forced to fit into the environment and to re-evaluate her choices. And when she is shot, framed and hanged, she is faced with the decision of either staying defeated or getting up.

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    Camouflage

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  • Death and Pain: Rawlings’ Ghana – The Inside Story

    “On 30 December 1981, the Ghana Armed Forces held a party at the Ministry of Defence at Burma Camp. The President, Dr. Hilla Limann, had been invited, but because of the security situation in the country he was advised not to attend. Around 3 p.m. the President changed his mind and decided to attend the party. It was not until around midnight that he returned to his official residence at the Castle.

    “Around this time, 10 soldiers, some retired, all other ranks, gathered some two miles to the south of the Camp waiting for grenades and other ammunition from their accomplices at the First Infantry Battalion at Michel Camp, about 20 miles to the East of their position. They never turned up. At about 2 a.m. on 31 December 1981, the small group decided to move. Their objective: to seize the country and form a new government.

    “Leaving the Labadi beach in the neighbourhood of the Teshie Military Range, the handful of coupmakers moved through the bush to the Recce Cookhouse. Among them were C.C. Addae, Matthew Adabuga, Gbofah, Braimah, Alidu Gyiwah, Sammy Amedeka and Allieu. Jerry Rawlings was already in Burma Camp hiding in the room of Adabuga at the Gondar Barracks…”

    Do you want a first-hand account from the murderers of the 3 judges and officer whilst they were in Nsawam Prison waiting to be executed by firing squad? Do you want to see the list of Ghanaians who went ‘missing’ during the Revolution? A relevant piece of Ghana history is in this book.

     

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  • Dr J.B. Danquah: A Man of Many Parts

    “In all he did or attempted during his life, Dr. Danquah was imbued with a sense of dedication. The richness of his personality and diversity of his interests and accomplishments as a “great scholar, lawyer, poet, politician and parliamentarian will be cherished by posterity. May his example of courage and fortitude be an inspiration to us the living and our offspring!” — Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, 1st President of Nigeria

    Monday, February 4, 2019 marks the 54th anniversary of the death of Dr. J.B. Danquah at Nsawam prison in the most inhumane circumstances. On this day, a ‘compilation’ of 120 plus pages will be released to honour him.

    It gives an insight into the very full life of a man who was not only a politician, but also many other things – Student Politician, Lawyer, Author, Newspaper Editor, Legislator, Poet, Friend of the Cocoa Farmer, Chief Letter Writer etc etc.

    And then there are the tributes from people who walked this life with him. Baffour Osei-Akoto, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Pa Willie Ofori-Atta, Joe Appiah and Obafemi Awolowo.

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  • Ethnomusicology and African Music: Modes of inquiry and interpretation Vol 1

    The volume in hand deals with modes of inquiry and interpretation broadly organised into sections on theory, and historical and creative studies. The section on theoretical issues comprises papers on: the problem of meaning in African music; musicology and African music; the juncture of the social and the musical; integrating objectivity and experience in ethnomusicological studies; the aesthetic dimension in ethnomusicological studies; universal perspectives in ethnomusicology; and contextual strategies of inquiry and systematisation. The section on creative and historical topics covers the following: the history of music in African culture; history and the organization of music in West Africa; historical evidence in Ga religious music; processes of differentiation and interdependency in African music; African musical roots in the Americas; and developing contemporary idioms out of traditional music.

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  • Exciting Animal Stories for Little Children

    Age Range: 6 – 12 years

    Exciting Animal Stories for Little Children is a collection of fascinating stories about animals who interact with each other like human beings do.

    Stories such as the Clever Ant, Speak Up! Donkey, Dog Didn’t Want to Play, along with several others, will captivate and entertain.

    What’s best, these animal stories come with moral lessons too! Enjoy!

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  • Hot

    Folktale Book Set (5 books)

    Including one comic.

    A client remarked: “Can you believe my girl had never heard of these Ananse stories before [reading the set I bought from you?]”

    Don’t let your children miss this important Ghanaian heritage.

    Get this set for just GHS 65! A discount of GHS 5 when bought together!

    Books in this set (5 books)

    Ananse and the Sticky Gum (comic)
    Ananse and the Squirrel / Ananse’s Justice
    Why The Dog Has a Hollow Stomach
    Ananse and the Food Pot
    Ananse and the Pot of Wisdom

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  • From Jamestown to Jamestown: Letters to an African Child

    Young people of all races are mostly oblivious to the reality of the struggles of “African people” historically and contemporarily. They do not know there has been a conscious effort to eliminate this history; and, they have been deceived in such a way to suggest that “it” [the history] never existed. Kojo Yankah, in his book From Jamestown to Jamestown: Letters to an African Child has chronicled the true history of Africa and the Diaspora during a critical period in a manner that will gain the attention of folk across races, across continents, and across generations. His unique approach to sharing history though letters is sure to create a readership that is more informed about the history of African people throughout the Diaspora. This is a “must read” book which traces the African people from Jamestown, Africa to Jamestown, Virginia highlighting their journey and their challenges along the way. — Joseph H. Silver, Ph.D

    From Jamestown to Jamestown: Letters to an African Child is a thoughtfully refreshing account of African history that pensively reflects the ancestral wisdom of our African forebears that urges lions to tell their own stories instead of relying on stories that hunters always tell to glorify themselves, at the ruinous expense of lions. In a word, Efo Kojo tells the lions’ tale of African history to a young African ( and to older ones as well), Ayesha – she who lives; and it is only when Africans can tell their own stories from their perspective that they can amply safeguard their ever-abiding consciousness and substantial identity. The admirably skillful way in which the author manages to tell the story in the form of letters, manageable doses of life-sustaining historical information, and all in language that is not perceptively intimidating, should appeal, especially, to Ayesha and her generation. And the value of the information contained in the book may be found in the question, “what would become of our children if they possessed the information contained in this book?” This is a must reading for Ayesha and her contemporaries as well as their parents and grandparents. — Kofi Asare Opoku, Professor, Africana Studies

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  • Ghana @50: A Photobook

    On March 6, 2007, the West African country of Ghana celebrated 50 years of independence. Kathy Knowles, Director of the Osu Children’s Library Fund a keen photographer, took hundreds of photos on that day. Together, they form her personal tribute to the people of Ghana.

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  • Ghana: A Visitor’s Guide

    Quite a few books have been written on Ghana as a preferred tourist destination. Why another? This book is not just another run of the mill tourist guide. This volume has introduced innovations and added more value to make the tourist’s stay in Ghana more worthwhile.

    For example, it has given details (location addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses) of hotels and eating places in all the regions of Ghana. Furthermore, it has gone great lengths to explain the rich culture of Ghana to the visitor in a way that would increase the visitor’s understanding of Ghanaians as a people, even though they are made up of different ethnic groups.

    Written in a simple but engaging style, this tourist guide would endear itself to the general reader as well as the intrepid visitor who wants to enjoy Ghana and drink deep the warm hospitality for which the people are famously noted.

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  • Ghana: The Story So Far – VIP Edition (2nd Edition, Hardcover and in Hard Case)

    Packaged in a beautiful golden hard-card case, this is a perfect gift for a special person anyday!

    Buy One VIP Edition and get one Standard edition free.

    Ghana: The Story So Far recounts Ghana’s history, celebrates our heroes and showcases our culture. Expertly laid-out, beautifully-illustrated and captioned, with a photo section that captures everyday Ghanaian scenes, this coffee table book is a must-have.

    Revised edition.

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  • Ghana: The Story So Far (2nd Edition, Hardcover)

    Ghana: The Story So Far recounts Ghana’s history, celebrates our heroes and showcases our culture. Expertly laid-out, beautifully-illustrated and captioned, with a photo section that captures everyday Ghanaian scenes, this coffee table book is a must-have.

    Revised edition.

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  • Ghanaian Law of Copyright

    Andrew Amegatcher has been an authority on the law of copyright in Ghana for many years. This second edition of the Ghanaian Law of Copyright is not only an academic treatise on the law of copyright generally and as it applies in Ghana, but is an excellent tool for disseminating knowledge of copyright law.

    Since publication of the first edition a major piece of legislation, PNDC Law 110 1985 on Copyright has been replaced by another, the Copyright Act 2005, Act 690. The second edition includes new topics and a chapter on international copyright, including TRIPS, the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights.

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