January 9, 2018
African Union should help migrant slaves in Libya

RIO’s Open Letter to the African Union

Distinguished African Union, Greetings. We hereby introduce RIO, Refugee Integration Organisation, that helps Refugees, Persons […]
December 26, 2017
A black Christmas wallpaper

A Black Christmas

Whoever promised that Christmas always brings joyful memories must have forgotten to add that there […]
December 25, 2017
Christmas Gifts

All We Feel Is Christmas

Christmas is here!!!! December always promises to be great. A special kind of feeling in […]
December 25, 2017
Santa and Jesus Take a Selfie

When Santa Met Jesus

‘Twas the night before Christmas. Jesus had thought really hard about honouring the invitation from […]
December 25, 2017

A Christmas in Adenta – Part III

This is the final part of a 3-part Christmas story. Click here for Part II […]
December 22, 2017
Man praying during Christmas

A Christmas in Adenta – Part II

This is the second part of a 3-part Christmas story. Click here for Part I […]
December 20, 2017
Man kneeling in front of a cross

A Christmas in Adenta – Part I

“Lord God, I really want to change. It’s Christmas. Please, help me. I don’t know […]
December 19, 2017

Merry Christmas from Zongo

I have this friend in Madina Zongo who always says to me, “May Allah accept […]
December 18, 2017
Street hawking in traffic in Ghana

Traffic in Ghana: The Street Hawker’s Santa

On the busy roads of Ghana, when the traffic lights shine bright red, and every […]
September 21, 2017

I Died but I Live

I have a new phobia. I haven’t been a fan of phobias. In fact, I […]
September 8, 2017

Trapped

You invade my fantasy world Holding my hands; Tickling my mound A stir of laughter […]
September 1, 2017

Love Is in the Hair

It has been two months since my fiancée and I broke up and I can’t […]
September 1, 2017

A Coloratura of Words

It is an indescribable bewitchment; a sweetness that possesses your soul. It is an exhilarating […]
August 17, 2017

Hurry Daddy Hurry

The clouds were a dark grey. The rain fell with the doom of a flood. […]
August 15, 2017

HIV: Positive or Negative

It was all fun and exciting till that feeling of having a short lifespan left […]
August 9, 2017

Tales of a College Freshman – Part 2

This brief review of some aspects of effective communication presents the second of three conversations […]
August 4, 2017

Writing about Writing

“Two-eleven pm,” I screamed at George leaving a hint of annoyance in my tone. Even […]
June 30, 2017

Change

Gone! The days when I was fragile When I spoke not and never swore When […]
June 12, 2017

The Happiest Day of My Life

Back in primary school, our teachers often gave us some very interesting essay topics to […]
June 5, 2017

Long Road

You stand before the lake with your life in your hands The trees whistle in […]
June 1, 2017

A Forgotten Man

“Mr Nii Amartey, congratulations,” I said this with admiration, no hint of exaggeration. He was […]
June 1, 2017

Exposed

She stood behind her desk completely frozen and wide-eyed. Her bloodied hands were on her […]
May 17, 2017

No roses, No thorns – Breakfast in peace

The gari was ‘soaked’, I left it on the rooftop for the sun to work […]
April 17, 2017

Orthodox Heretic

You should be free like the hummingbird flies Lost in your own eternal and dreamlike […]
April 13, 2017

A Tale of Lands and Rivers

Honorable David Derek Antwi, the Municipal Chief Executive of the Upper Denkyira East Municipal Assembly […]
April 11, 2017

Broken Spars

Cut me loose, captor of my thoughts. My ears were never doors to my mind […]
April 10, 2017

Land of Possibilities

It was clear from the beginning that the leader meant business. It was the more […]
April 5, 2017

Adventures Of Inspector Kookum: Blood Brothers

1st December. 2pm-3pm. Gyimah saw his legs carry him forward. He ran faster than an […]
March 28, 2017

No flowers, No thorns

Shoanda. The name itself was unique. She was a star among her female friends. Smart, […]
March 21, 2017

An Island

No man is an island, so they say I want to be one Complete in […]
March 20, 2017

Fearless Me

He trusts me. I can see it in the way he looks at me. When […]
March 17, 2017

A BROTHER’S MOOCHER-PART 2

  Who can blame them when in this society there is no way of knowing […]
March 15, 2017

A Brother’s Moocher- PART 1

A Brother’s Moocher Who can blame them when in this society there is no way […]
March 14, 2017

BRAGORO

She was the most beautiful creature Odomanko had placed on earth and none could compete […]
March 14, 2017

Those that grow lilies

There were 10, 1000 pairs of eyes but few couples watched when they looked and […]
March 13, 2017

What We Did Together

It is raining again. I watch the sharp drops from my room through the window, […]
March 8, 2017

Unspoken Words

We tender our sores in silence, we children of a world without conscience, a difficult […]
March 6, 2017

OSABARIMA

He stands before Ͻboͻ Tabri, a mountain that pierces the clouds A peak whose legend […]
February 26, 2017

OSABARIMA

He stands before Ͻboͻ Tabri, a mountain that pierces the clouds A peak whose legend […]
February 23, 2017

PINK

My favorite hue is pink Can you now guess my gender? How hue choice and […]
February 21, 2017

Rainbow

I had hoped for a sunny day. I had made plans you see, for two […]
February 17, 2017

MIZPAH

Afia stood on the side of the road that served as a bus stop. In […]
February 15, 2017

Ataraxia

Ataraxia This is the nirvana I seek Within myself To be shut out from the […]
February 9, 2017

TOO HARD TO BREAK

My pain goes down to point And I feel nothing My heart bleeds But it […]
February 8, 2017

DEARTH OF DEATHS

When fire touched you and made you the radiance of the night, I thought you’ll […]
February 3, 2017

THE PENCIL CASE

1 D. That was what we called my class. It was the fourth class on […]
February 1, 2017

THE ORIGIN OF ACHIMOTA

His legs hurt like hell. But he couldn’t stop, God knows he couldn’t stop. That […]
January 27, 2017

DISAPPOINTMENT ROOM

This room is big It has great doors and large windows The doors are ajar, […]
January 27, 2017

ART INSTALLATION

The black and white stripes of the shoes had faded into each other. They looked […]
January 16, 2017

REEL TALK

We spend hours before screens Consumed in worlds of make-believe We call it entertainment We […]
January 14, 2017

Becoming

Nana Yaa was no longer a virgin. She had not been for some weeks now. […]
January 13, 2017

Can You Be Any Different?

Must you be this can of unwanted cautiousness? I can neither sip you too quickly […]
January 12, 2017

MY WEB OF PAIN

My eyes were red, literally and figuratively, for a number of reasons. First, I had […]
January 2, 2017

Footsteps

Pat-pat-pat-pat…. As a child, I ran all over…everywhere and anywhere my little feet will carry […]
January 2, 2017

The Glory Hole

They say time flies, but I say time spins. It goes round and round repeating […]
January 2, 2017

NEW YEAR

The new year is mostly synonymous with newness ;new mind and new actions. A burial […]
January 1, 2017

SEVENTEEN AGAIN…….Everything has led to this!

So my amazing team (#tribe360) was tasked with a small project….to write a reflective/retrospective article […]
January 1, 2017

FAIR OR UNFAIR; THE ACTS OF 2016

I remember how spent the New Year’s Eve at the Ghana Police Church in Accra. […]
January 1, 2017

LAST WORDS TO 2016….

My year began with thoughts lingering in my mind after National Service, what is in […]
January 1, 2017

HOME

Rejoice wrestled open the door of the room she shared with three other absent roommates […]
December 31, 2016

To 2016 with Honesty

I hate retrospection. With all of my heart. It’s not like I haven’t tried it. […]
December 31, 2016

Passport Picture

It was not as if what she wore was inappropriate in any way, but he […]
December 31, 2016

2016 in Retrospection – My threesixtyGh Journey

It’s left with a few days till the world draws the curtains down on 2016 […]
December 31, 2016

Perfect Imperfections – My Journey Through 2016

I must admit 2016 neither started nor ended the way I expected it to. At […]
December 31, 2016

Goals on My Path

I began the year broken in different places. I had no goals. I was existing […]
December 31, 2016

My 2016 Journey of Discovery

If I could summarize my 2016 in one sentence, it’d be the question, “What do […]
December 30, 2016

2016 THE YEAR I LIVED AND LEARNED

I’m sure you have read the title and scratched your head right? After all, if […]
December 26, 2016

A COIN FOR CHRISTMAS

When I was nine years old, my parents moved from James Town to Madina. We […]
December 13, 2016

STRONG MAN

  “What does it mean to love someone?” Kwasi asked. “Why do you want to […]
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 16, 2016

PRESIDENT TRUMP

The scales fell from the eyes of the pundits The crystal ball turned dark after […]
November 10, 2016

PICTURE PERFECT

Shadow beneath her eyes, not out of place on her imperfect face shows in startling, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 21, 2016

I KILLED A MAN

I killed a man. Today. He was tall and bright. And his darkness was like […]
September 16, 2016

People of unquenchable fires

We are ruins We are fallen towers We are remnants of Fragments of Our broken […]
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 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 […]
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 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

A PARTING WALK

Let’s take a walk, my friend But walk ahead of me I don’t know how […]
July 9, 2016

LONG BEFORE

Long before Long before I felt the pain of my mother, Long before I felt […]
July 4, 2016

Lukewarm

Members afloat in a body of water Members at rest in the belly of the […]
June 22, 2016

Genesis, My Journeg!!!

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