Myth 1: Ghanaian-inspired looks are only for Fridays.
Fact: Workers can rock Ghana-made fabrics and Ghanaian inspired looks any day.
Myth 2: Made in Ghana products are limited to African prints
Fact: Made In Ghana products go beyond African prints to shoe, wristwatch, cosmetics, jewellery etc. that can rival any other world-class brand.
Myth 3: You need much Ghanaian products to rep made in Ghana
Fact: You can rep made in Ghana in your own small way. It has to start from somewhere!
Myth 4: You are not well-educated if you speak the local language.
Fact: You don’t know what is going on…eventually, you’ll have to understand that our languages are beautiful and we must take pride in it.
Myth:5 You can only have a glowing skin from cosmetics made abroad.
Fact: You are definitely missing out on a glowing skin if you have not tried the Ghanaian black soap or the ever moisturising shea butter.
Myth 6: The best wines and beers are from Europe.
Fact: You will believe this myth if you have not tried local beers and wines such as cassava-based beer, the locally brewed Akpeteshie and palm wine.
Myth 7: All African prints are made in Ghana.
Fact: Some African prints are produced in Asia and imported to Ghana. The next time you shop for an African print, ask “Is it made in Ghana”
Myth 8: African Prints are not for the corporate world
Fact: African Prints are versatile; they work well with any type of fabric and hence fit for corporate too.
Myth 9: Entrepreneurs cannot be involved in promoting Made in Ghana
Fact: Entrepreneurs have a role in promoting Made in Ghana by allowing their employees to rock African prints and Ghanaian inspired looks any day at work.
Myth 10: You can only find pleasant music outside Ghana
Fact: From bars, eateries, social functions, church, homes and even offices, you can enjoy timeless Ghanaian Chords, arrangements right here in Ghana.
EAT, DRINK AND ROCK GHANA!!!
Compiled by Bridget Mensah