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Author Archive: Sharifah Issaka

1 month in Ghana

Today marks the first month of my 3-month placement in Ghana and I know it sounds incredibly cliché, but time really has flown by! I arrived in Ghana on Sunday May 9th to a somewhat different Accra than I last remembered. In the 5 years since I’d been back, they had erected the Accra Mall–complete…

Akwaaba, my name is Sharifah Issaka. I have just completed my third year of study at Queen’s University in the Global Development and Health Studies programs. As renowned Islamic scholar and explorer Ibn Battuta wrote, “Traveling—it gives you a home in a thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land.” This…