January 1, 2018
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The New Year: From the Temples of Babylon to the Streets of Ghana

The Ghanaian New Year Celebration may not be as iconic as the New York Times […]
December 21, 2017
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Heineken International Graduate Program 2018

Applications are now open for the Heineken International Graduate Program for 2018. The program seeks […]
September 25, 2017

Monday Musings: Ghana’s Maritime Boundary Win

On Saturday, the 23rd of September, 2017, the International Tribunal of the Law of the […]
September 18, 2017

Monday Musings: Is Free SHS What We Need?

This month, the NPP Government has begun rolling out its Free SHS policy with newly […]
August 21, 2017

MONDAY MUSINGS: Do Ghanaians live in a Bubble?

On Monday, the 14th of this month, a hillside in Regent, a mountain town on […]
July 24, 2017

Monday Musings: Ghana Continues to Fail Rashida

When I wrote “Monday Musings: Rashida’s Fame: Ghana’s Shame” last year, I sincerely thought that […]
July 17, 2017

Monday Musings: France’ Role in Africa’s Problems

Even though European colonialism of Africa was practised by different countries, the ideologies behind the […]
July 10, 2017

Monday Musings: Supporting Ghanaian Art

Social media-verse had been twiddling its thumbs for too long. The 44.4% and John 3:16 […]
July 3, 2017

Monday Musings: There Is Still Hope

If Independence Day were to take a cursory look at some of the programs on […]
June 26, 2017

Monday Musings – Fixing Ghana

While waiting for a friend at Madina yesterday, I got into a tête-a-tête with a […]
June 19, 2017

Monday Musings: CAF Should Appreciate African Players

Avid football fans will relate to some of my most iconic memories of watching football. […]
June 12, 2017

Monday Musings: A Tale of Two Cities

On the morning of August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrine made landfall hitting the Gulf Coast […]
June 5, 2017

Monday Musings: Justice For Captain Mahama

I had hoped for a more upbeat return for Monday Musings. Even as I considered […]
December 31, 2016

My 2016 Journey of Discovery

If I could summarize my 2016 in one sentence, it’d be the question, “What do […]
November 28, 2016

The ‘Sebitically Romantic Ho’ Experience.

For the few lucky people like me who were involved in planning the event, Romancing […]
November 25, 2016

M.ANIFEST – NOWHERE COOL ALBUM REVIEW

 1. Nowhere Cool |I’ve sacrificed my personal life to be creative to get the music […]
November 22, 2016

Mr President, Your thoughts…

Which is more important, being a father to one or being one to many, having […]
November 22, 2016

An Untold Story About Leadership

The full moon had taken her rightful place in the night sky and even though […]
November 21, 2016

Inspiring Talks By Some TedxAccraWomen Speakers

TEDxAccra, the local chapter of TED Global, hosted its first signature women’s flagship event, TEDxAccraWomen, […]
November 21, 2016

Youth in Agriculture: Moving Beyond Talk to Action

A few years back, agriculture was not so much of a topical issue in the […]
November 19, 2016

Economic Impact of Toilets on Ghana’s Economy

Universal access to adequate and proper sanitation is a fundamental human right which is essential […]
November 18, 2016

6 TIPS TO HELP YOU AVOID THE SOCIAL MEDIA ABYSS

Everyone has their perception of how to use social media: its benefits and disadvantaged. Those […]
November 16, 2016

EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

There are two subjects of thought that must be revisited if we want to remain […]
November 16, 2016

PRESIDENT TRUMP

The scales fell from the eyes of the pundits The crystal ball turned dark after […]
November 14, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS ON TRUMP, WAR, DIVISION, HATRED………………….AND CARING

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne was assassinated, […]
November 11, 2016

Things You Didn’t Know About The Upper East Region of Ghana

Your Environmental Studies teacher in class two might have told you that Bolgatanga is the […]
November 10, 2016

PICTURE PERFECT

Shadow beneath her eyes, not out of place on her imperfect face shows in startling, […]
November 7, 2016

TIPS ON HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN A CAREER FAIR

Career fairs happen all the time,  bringing us many opportunities to kick start an amazing […]
November 7, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS CLINTON vs TRUMP: WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

On Tuesday, November 8, citizens of the United States go to the polls to cast […]
November 2, 2016

10 Ghanaian Innovations That Could Change The Way We Do Things

The Ghanaian technology industry is experiencing a pretty good revolution. More startups are springing up […]
October 31, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS TAKING RESPONSIBILITY

At a lecture last week, the lecturer – in the middle of a rant about […]
October 31, 2016

THREE THINGS TO DO TO HELP GHANA WATER COMPANY LIMITED

Ghana Water Company Limited is the sole urban water provider in Ghana. The company operates […]
October 24, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS ON A PIVOTAL 2016, ELECTION MADNESS AND DRINKING KALYPPO IN PEACE

It may be too early to tell but posterity may come to view 2016 as […]
October 19, 2016

THE SECRET OF THE BUTTERFLY

Sometimes you dread it when you wake… when you wake from that perfect dream of […]
October 18, 2016

HOLD YOUR PEACE

It all happened so quickly. No elaborate ceremonies. There were only a handful witnesses, about […]
October 18, 2016

NEW KING, NEW LAWS

Notwithstanding the peals of lightning and claps of thunder, he ran fearlessly through the rain […]
October 18, 2016

MY GLANCE AT FEAR

I had heard several stories of failed democracies, extreme droughts, famine and backsliding governments over […]
October 17, 2016

WHEN FISH ROTS

The entire building was surrounded. They came fast like soldier ants descending their anthill and […]
October 17, 2016

GHANA’S DOUGH MAN SURPRISE

A doughnut or donut is a type of fried dough confectionery or dessert food. The […]
October 17, 2016

DISASTER IS NOT A COMPETITION

I love to view the internet as a civilization all on its own; a virtual […]
October 13, 2016

Lifestyle and Beauty Moments with TALOWA

On Saturday, 8th October, eight sistahs and naturalistas from South Africa, Niger, Nigeria, and Ghana […]
September 28, 2016

If You Are An Entrepreneur, These Health Issues Should Be Your Concern!

Every entrepreneur is driven by strong passion, focus and a desire for great achievement throughout […]
September 27, 2016

GOOD MEN

Before I begin, I want to state for the record that not only am I […]
September 27, 2016

THE FOUR WHO STOOD UP

For months on end, there had been schemes and stratagems carved out to kick out […]
September 27, 2016

THEY ALL LEFT

When your wings have been clipped enough times you learn not to fly not for […]
September 26, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS – HEROES AND VILLAINS

I grew up on stories of legends, heroes and great men like Alexander the Great, […]
September 21, 2016

I KILLED A MAN

I killed a man. Today. He was tall and bright. And his darkness was like […]
September 19, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS: SILLY SEASON IN GHANA

Silly season is a familiar term to avid football followers. It’s that time of the […]
September 16, 2016

People of unquenchable fires

We are ruins We are fallen towers We are remnants of Fragments of Our broken […]
September 13, 2016

SANKOFA

Since 2008, Uncle Ebo Whyte has been thrilling theatre lovers with outstanding plays which do […]
September 12, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS – MY BLACK MATTERS

Facebook founder and the 5th richest man in the world, Mark Zuckerberg visited the continent […]
September 5, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS: ONE FOR YOU, ONE FOR ME

Buy one get one free. That seems to be the theme of this year’s election. […]
September 1, 2016

How a craving for doughnuts started a business

If you crave it and can’t have it, then create it! That seems to be […]
August 30, 2016

THE BOAR TAMER AND THE PALE ONE by Sampson Ansah-Amprofi

There have been many versions of this story, and many great acts of heroism and […]
August 30, 2016

FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT by Maame Konadu Appiah-Kusi

Funeral Announcement I do not regret to announce the death of a certain specialty of […]
August 30, 2016

ALPHA… BETA… LONER by Arthur Stephen

Kicking their legs against the sand, they stared into each other’s fiery, amber eyes. Their […]
August 30, 2016

Identity Oblivion of the Melanin Soul

We have bled tears and wept blood Humiliated. Mutilated. Segregated. Where were you? Where were […]
August 30, 2016

11 foods you should never refrigerate

In some cases, the labels on foods are clear (“Refrigerate after opening”). But often, you’re […]
August 29, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS: MOVING ON FROM MONTIE (II)

“What is legal is not always right”. I was reminded of this quote by a […]
August 29, 2016

In 360 Retrospect: African men who lie, manipulate and “borrow” money from women

I believe my relocation to Ghana may be my own personal coming-of-age story. I’ve grown […]
August 24, 2016

WHEN THE STARS WALK THE EARTH

My head used to be an object of mockery. My friends said it was too […]
August 23, 2016

Life Buoy by Nana Yaa Asante-Darko

Life Buoy Lead-heavy sighs break my back and make me crouch I hug myself but […]
August 22, 2016

Climate Change and Water Security in Africa

Security is an essential component of the human race, and even more important in the lives […]
August 15, 2016

Monday Musings: Holding Kennedy Accountable

What does the word “accountability” mean to you? Perhaps you immediately think of an accountant […]
August 14, 2016

Failure Is Never A Dead End.

I’ve been ambivalent about writing this post for the past two days because I planned […]
August 8, 2016

Monday Musings: Moving on from Montie

On the 29th of June 2016, panelists on a program on a local radio station, […]
August 1, 2016

Monday Musings – What Next After National Service

He called me that evening, seemingly innocuously, to ask how I was doing, catch up […]
July 27, 2016

WHY I APPRECIATE THE STARTUP SPACE

…because before you and I became entrepreneurs and before we were even hip enough to […]
July 25, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS – WE NEED NEW HEROES

On a working visit to a number of schools in the Eastern region last week, […]
July 21, 2016

Modern Day Africans In America and Why We MUST Stay Connected To Our Roots

In this article, the term ‘Modern Day Africans’ refers to Africans, African-Americans, and Black or […]
July 21, 2016

WIRES & MEN

A few days ago, my Aunt left some gadget on in her car overnight, and […]
July 18, 2016

WHAT I LEARNT FROM WINNING THE #360WRITERSCHALLENGE LAST YEAR

It was the period after mock examination in the School of Medical Sciences (KNUST), where […]
July 17, 2016

A designer rocks the fashion world while fighting malaria

Breaking into the hyper-competitive fashion world isn’t easy, but Ghanaian fashion designer Papa Oppong is […]
July 16, 2016

LET’S VALUE OUR WOMEN.

Last week, I came across a news publication on one of the online news portals […]
July 14, 2016

TWELVE LASHES AGO

Back in Class Six, speaking vernacular in school was a pretty big deal. “The Names […]
July 13, 2016

YELLOW HEELS

Confusion. Shock. Anger. Betrayal. So many emotions and thoughts flooded his mind in a matter […]
July 13, 2016

The Black Prayer

This is deep, so take your time. Why Did You Make Me Black Lord Lord […]
July 13, 2016

YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD ABOUT THIS SIDE OF LEADERSHIP

My mother was retiring. After thirty-five years of teaching all the stages of preschool through […]
July 11, 2016

MONDAY MUSINGS – BLACK LIVES MATTER

The last few days have seen the reoccurrence of an event, which sadly, is becoming […]
July 11, 2016

A PARTING WALK

Let’s take a walk, my friend But walk ahead of me I don’t know how […]
July 11, 2016

Modern Day Africans In America and Why We Feel Exempt From Racial Injustice

I am not quite sure where to begin but let’s start here… When you Google […]
July 9, 2016

LONG BEFORE

Long before Long before I felt the pain of my mother, Long before I felt […]
July 5, 2016

The Issue of Unemployment in Ghana

How would you feel as a parent, after investing all your resources into helping your […]
July 4, 2016

Monday Musings- Why is Society Uncomfortable with Female Success?

In Chinua Achebe’s ‘No Longer at Ease’, he explains that the government of the day […]
July 4, 2016

Lukewarm

Members afloat in a body of water Members at rest in the belly of the […]
June 27, 2016

Monday Musings – Can We Hold on to Our Common Sense Just a Little While Longer?

It’s useless hoping for decency, honesty and love for country to be upheld during election […]
June 23, 2016

Mallams and Pastors – A Writers View of Christianity In Ghana

On 11th June 2016, I had the privilege to watch a hilarious play titled “Mallams & […]
June 22, 2016

Genesis, My Journeg!!!

Genesis was the beginning of a journey I made through my fantasies… Where bred… Out […]
June 20, 2016

The Female Painter

There are numerous jobs well-known to be executed by men. For example, hardly do you […]
June 20, 2016

Monday Musings – Ghana Needs a “Pause” Button

Hope hurts. When you consistently expect the best from people or from life and you […]
June 20, 2016

Decisions

Decisions!!! Decisions!!! Decisions!!! You ask of my opinions As if my views really matter to […]
June 17, 2016

The Plastic Regime in Ghana

Prior to the widespread usage of plastic products in both domestic and industrial activities in […]
June 14, 2016

Have Our Politicians Taken Us For A Ride?

While growing up as a child, I liked freebies. I always wanted people to give […]
June 13, 2016

Monday Musings – Yellow Means Go…….. Faster!!!!!!!!!!!

The old woman looked left, right, left, right and left again. It was clear she […]
June 13, 2016

Frozen in a Bubble

Wrong fingers and wrong rings. This throng lingers about the wrong king. The sounds hear […]
June 10, 2016

Spark

Such loud silence. There wasn’t a single creature in sight. The dark rocks were rooted […]
June 7, 2016

Branches of the Same Tree

I look at my hands and each has five fingers, Though not the same, Their […]
June 6, 2016

The Evening the Floods Came with Fire

In memory of the lives that were lost on June 3, 2015 That evening, my […]
June 6, 2016

Monday Musings – Smoking Kills

Smoking kills. How many times have you heard that very common refrain? And when you […]
June 3, 2016

And So We Mourn

Dedicated to 3rd June Disaster Victims (Poem to be recited or performed alongside a vocal […]