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Tuesday, May 04, 2010
I could not help but take a picture--not just to tell a story--but to run a mini-commentary on Ghana's basket-making industry.
I did a quick search, and read that Rattan Baskets are mostly-produced in Indonesia.
At a time when basket-weavers are creating some 1050 jobs in the Upper East region of Ghana only in April this year, it beggars belief that the Lebanese-owned Palace Shopping Mall is selling Indonesian-made baskets, without a trace of the indigenous, Ghanaian-made ones!!