I first learned about the rock paintings at Jilik when I read Mr. Mahmoud Malik Saako’s paper on the subject of promoting the sites as tourist destinations in Northern Ghana. He identified the site as Tang-piok and said it was near Bunkpurugu and Gilik. After studying Google Maps, I found a village named Jilik not […]
Heidi and I have written and shared images before about northern Ghanaians love of firing guns at funerals and the horrible injuries that ensue. In recent years, homemade mortars have become a new favorite at these events because of the extra loud bang they produce. The foot-long iron pipes are jam-packed with black powder and […]
William practices with his new Fujifilm camera by shooting around the market.
Through generous donations via the IMB, I was able to buy 30 new hospital beds for BMC. It took several months to coordinate the purchase, the shipping & delivery and assembly of the beds. In fact, I did all the assembly myself during my free time on weekends. The hospital has been building new wards […]
A missionary father recommends six of the best foreign films for Christian families wishing to broaden their children’s horizons.
African refugees on their way to Europe often shipwreck along the coast of Malta, the island on which the apostle Paul wrecked two thousand years ago.
“The swallow says it’s when the mouth is red that the compound is built.” – Mamprusi Proverb
A look at the African Fan Palm (borassus aethiopum) found across Sub-Saharan Africa and its uses in northern Ghana.