By the 1990s, though, the country’s state of affairs began showing signs of improvement, and Ghana is now held up as an example of successful economic recovery and political reform in Africa.
Although relatively small in area and population, Ghana is one of the leading countries of Africa, partly because of its considerable natural wealth and partly because it was the first black African country south of the Sahara to achieve independence from colonial rule.
Kizsalsa takes inspiration from where the two dances meet: a sensuous combination.
Kizomba and kizsalsa nights are held at Afrikiko on Wednesdays, where you can mix it up with dinner and drinks, or you and your date can get serious and take a class from Kizomba Ghana at their studio near the Presidential Palace.
If you’re tequila lovers, enjoy the Mexican music, down a host of shots and cocktails, and enjoy the specialist Mexican-inspired menu. For the animal lovers out there, this mini zoo at the Achimota Conservation Area is far better for wandering and talking than a traditional zoo due to its intimate setting.
It’s also a breeding ground for endangered primates, and the animals are easy to access.
If you want to explore something new and have an endless talking point, then head to Teshie and one of the coffin workshops that reside there.