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Tamara Browning Column
Published Saturday, March 03, 2007Local doctor aims to help develop
Agamah, a hematologist and oncologist with the
Agamah believes Ghanaians can develop self-sufficiency without waiting for others to think for them.
"They can make a contribution to society and to the world," Agamah said.
Agamah's hopes for
Agamah will be among speakers who will participate in the GHANA @ 50
CELEBRATION from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the
The celebration will include Ghanaian cuisine, a display of Ghanaian culture,
music and dancing. African dancers PEACE BIRDS, a group from
Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the
Togoland trust territory,
In its 50 years of independence,
On the negative side, however, military adventurers disturbed the political and social order of the country several times, leading to destruction of the political system, human rights abuses and plunder of the nation's wealth.
During the local 50th anniversary celebration, PATRICK BOADU will
speak on pre-independence
Agamah's presentation will be based on what others have done in other
countries, such as
"I challenge Ghanaians to also recognize that they are no different from those countries," Agamah said.
Tickets for the celebration are $5 per adult (children are free). Tickets will be available at the door.
For ticket information, call Kwabena at 414-5289; Ocheng, 553-5380; Jack, 553-4598; Joshua, 816-4006; Joseph, 891-7415 or Senna at 899-5835.