Showing posts from December, 2011

Recapping Mighty African's 2011! @mightyafrican

Wow, what a year it's been! 2011 has been pretty good to me. I haven't asked for much all my life and I sure did get a lot this year. Let's recap what happened, the highlights and lowlights.

- After loving the word vim during the Mzansi Mundial in which Ghana's Black Stars made a mark, I latched unto the word "more vim" for 2011. I even renamed my blog as a result. I shared the importance of the word vim in this post.
- I attended multiple Ghanaian churches in the Oakland/Bay Area. I wrote about my Lighthouse experience here. In fact, I attended the Ghanaian Church of Pentecost in Oakland more than the Stanford Catholic church or my California church -Abundant Life. I love my people.
- I had malaria again for the first time in 10 years and in the worst place possible, America. I had to break my promise never go to any American emergency room and it run up my medical insurance bill. And then I missed an interview because of it. Sigh.

- I had a spectacular 6th Mar…

Rounding up the year with Barcamp Ghana 2011 #bcghana

Why do we have Barcamps in Ghana? Because we know we can do it and we want to support each other to do it.

What is it? Build the Ghana we want. More vim. Participate in Barcamp Ghana on Saturday at our venue - Kofi Annan ICT Center or online through the hashtag #bcghana.

BarCamp Ghana 2011 is a free networking forum to bring people together for a day of discussion, demonstrations and dialogue about Ghana, and beyond. BarCamp Ghana 2011 will take place on December 17, 2011 at the Kofi Annan ICT Centre. The theme is “Establishing Partnerships to transform dreams into action-based projects: Lessons from Mentors”. This Barcamp will concentrate on sharing, inspiring and creating stories about building partnership with attendeant mentorship to create successful Ghanaian made projects and businesses.

The BarCamp Ghana team has successfully organized 10 BarCamps in Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi, Cape Coast, Tamale and Ho, resulting in a network of Ghanaian doers, entrepreneurs and change makers. Barca…