Why Moving to Africa is Important

Moving to Africa or Ghana is never going to necessarily be an easy move.  So why do it? Thats the question a lot of people ask themselves.  I hear a lot of negativity from people when I ask them if they would ever move "back home".  It usually runs along the lines of,...

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Househelp

Househelp can be a really great asset to any household.  They are great for taking the pressure off any household chores and enabling you to focus on other things. Househelp comes in many forms such as: Gardener Security Cook Cleaner Nanny If you have decided to take...

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Building Project

Sovereign Homes our building project was never intended to happen.  It all began with my husband who had a dream of buying some land in Ghana with a view to us building a house.  Being the kind of person he is he decided to buy 6 plots of land!  I was bewildered!  I...

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First 24 Hours

Your first 24 hours in Ghana will likely be somewhat overwhelming and surreal all at the same time. You will probably have no idea what you are doing.  I just want to tell you that that is completely normal. The heat will probably be making you feel slightly...

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How to Purchase Land

Before you can even think about building a house in Ghana you first have to purchase land. Sounds easy right?  Wrong!  There are many pitfalls along the way.  If you don’t get the process done correctly you could find yourself considerably out of pocket. I will begin...

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How to Change Money

How to change money was a big problem for us when we first arrived in Ghana. There is still no easy way to do this unless you are earning the Ghana Cedi. You can do a bank transfer from your "home" bank to your ghana account if you have one. If you are going to do it...

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How to Get Residency

If you are moving to Ghana then you will need to start thinking about residency. How long will you be staying for? Will you get dual citizenship? Etc. ***Please note that most of what I am writing is my own personal experience of coming from the UK.  It would be a...

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How to Get a Driving Licence

No doubt when you arrive in Ghana you will at some point want to get a driving licence. There are a couple of options that you have: You can use your international driving licence permit (if you have one).    In order for this to be vaild you must accompany it with...

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A Little About Me

A Little About Me

Hi!  I’m the face behind Natural Ghana Girl.  I’m originally from the UK but now I live in Ghana with my husband and 4 children.  I love to blog about motherhood, natural hair and anything to do with Ghana.

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