When Ghana’s Renaissance Got Controversial

Ghana has become one of the latest tourism hot spots. And yet recently a string of celebrity visits has sparked debate about the Ghanaian government’s ongoing campaign encouraging Black people around the world to “return” to the motherland.  


This story was reported by Gameli Hamelo for OkayAfrica and produced by Sayre Quevedo and Adizah Eghan. You can read Gameli’s article here. Special thanks to Ama Ofeibea Amponsah and Nadia Neophytou.


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