10 Must-Have Ghanaian Gifts for Christmas & New Year

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Paapa Santa Clause is coming to town and we’re sharing a selection of wonderful returnee-owned holiday gift suggestions – from us, by us. Many of us moved back and have fallen into a business we hardly intended, but love. Let’s support each other and patronize from the below “made-in-Ghana” gifts for Christmas list this cheerful season and even through the new year. 

  • GHANA-MADE GIFT BOX 

Variety is the name of the game in this lovely put-together of treats for the season! Every item is from 3 top-notch Ghanaian brands that have gained popularity based on quality. Gift this package and your recipient will attain baby-smooth skin thanks to the natural moringa oil from True Moringa; indulge in 2 decadent bars of ’57 Adinkra Chocolates and some tasty, tropical dried fruit from Yvaya Farms.

As if this isn’t awesome enough, all the goodies come nestled in an eco-friendly 100% recycled paper box, by Living Cards; atop lovely batik cloth from Osei Duro. FREE DELIVERY in Accra and Tema sweetens the deal even more!

>> Just GHS 90

Call 020 111 9525 / 050 473 6539 / 054 554 6548 to order now.

  • COLORBOX COSMETICS 

The slay is necessary wherever you go this Christmas! From parties to family gatherings, church to concerts, ladies you have to bring it with the smooth, matte complexion, golden glowing highlights, and popping lips. This Ghanaian-owned make-up brand offers affordable luxury cosmetics for the modern African woman, making it the perfect gift to yourself, mom, sister, girlfriend, wife or coworker-friend. They have beauty blenders, highlighters, lashes and even brushes!

>> Glow highlighters are GHS 30

See more at Facebook.com/Colorboxcosmetics or Whatsapp 0502734866 for inquiries.

  • ODARA 

‘tis the season to be blingy –  fa la la la la! Odara is where to go if you need some earrings, rings, necklaces or bracelets to top off your snazzy holiday outfits. Super fashionable, and inexpensive, the store boasts gold-inspired, beaded and print jewelry. Everything is fun and fresh and their statement pieces will definitely get some heads turning. Don’t keep it to yourself, get a few pieces together for a friend who will thank you kindly.

>> Starts from GHS 25

Be dazzled by all the options at Myodara.com

  • MY BOOKSIE BOX 

Toys are fun, but kindling a love for reading is the gift that keeps on giving! This one is for the kids; an impressive bunch of African-authored storybooks for 3 to 12 year olds. These books introduce African children to characters and heroes who look like them, and that gives me comfort and joy. Give a Booskie Box of 3 this Christmas….

>> Starts from GHS 55  for 2-3 books, include fun activities to do at home and maybe even a surprise gift. You get a discount if you pay for 3 or more boxes up front, and they ship worldwide!

Learn more at Mybooksiebox.com or call call 024 131 6433 today

  • SAI WINE & CHAMPAGNE CAFE  

Make merry and enjoy good eats and bubbly as we celebrate the end of one year, and start of another! Get the family together for a meal out and show a date a good time, as you speak about 2019 plans over a vast selection of quality wine and main dishes, tapas, cheese and meat platters in a lovely and elegant setting. You can also surprise a loved one with a bottle of wine or champagne.

>> Wines start from GHS 60

Sai Wine & Champagne Café is located in Labone. See more at www.saighana.com or call 030 279 9769 for menu details and reservations.

  • MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTING 

Don’t get too jolly to where you forget you have big plans for the New Year! Plan to take your business/brand to new levels with consulting help from Awoyaa Mensah. With over a decade’s experience in marketing and communications, spanning advertising, promotions and PR, your content development, proofreading, social media management and 360 degree marketing and customer service training is just a call away.

Call 050 162 1510 for a free consultation today.

  • KAEME 

Shea nuts roasting on an open fire…Hehehe. Made from natural ingredients and no artificial chemicals, Kaeme takes skincare personally as seen from the quality of the luxury brand that has an amazing line of body butters and liquid black soap, for skin and hair. Bestseller scents like Sandalwood, Goji Berry and Ginger Lime are just the beginning of whiff-worthy goodness both for men and women. Grab a gift package for the special beau or lady. Available at the source in Labone, Shop & Save stores and a few other stockists in Accra and Lagos. They deliver!

>> Products as low as GHS 30 for shea body butters

Get the full scoop at Kaeme.com or call 050 701 1213 to order

  • KUA DESIGNS  

Have her singing “On the first day of Christmas, my baby gave to me…!” If it ain’t one of the high brow statement neck piece from Kua, we don’t want it! A fashion house that focuses on unique luxury natural stone and beaded jewelry and women’s handbags, everything in their lovely showroom boasts color, movement and culture with pride. The well-loved clutches all incorporate African print in beguiling design patterns and you can get everything from earrings to bracelets to rings, many accented by their signature gold leaf.

>> Starting from GHS 100 for women’s stud earrings

Shop for that confident woman in your life at their store in Trade Fair or call 024 422 2735

  • O’JEANNE CLOTHING 

If you’re looking for exquisite and traditional fashion all rolled up in affordability, then good tidings we bring! This fashion house offers African print mens wear, women’s wear, children’s clothing, accessories, bags, kente slippers, and more. Everyone loves to look good this time of year so wrapping up a few lovely clothing items would make excellent gifts for Christmas.

>>Starting from GHS 70  for men’s shirts

Locate the store in Tema or call 024 450 3147 to find out more.

  • POLISH’D BEAUTY BAR 

“Jingle nails, jingle nails, jingle all the wayyyyy!” Whether you like them claw or coffin shaped or natural with the gel, a trip to Polish’d will create some serious nail envy. Treat a friend to a mani-pedi while you discuss New Year plans or pay ahead and let them know their day of pampering is on you. With all the running around you’ve done to get all the Christmas  gifts, you deserve their heavenly foot massage yourself. Stop in to this nail spa in Labone, this season.

BONUS!

LAND DEALS: CLICK FOR BETTER VIEW

It can’t fit in a stocking but there’s no better gift to your family than owning a piece of land! This property agency (owner is a member!) offers secure litigation-free lands and is running an unbeatable NEW YEAR “Pay in Installments” special in January 2019 — prices are in cedis.

Call/ WhatsApp 050.733.9935 for details.

Happy shopping!

~ Curated by Awoyaa Mensah

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