January 11, 2018
A coin with a goat inscribed

Read this to be the GOAT this Year

Contrary to the popular beliefs of those who do not know, the GOAT is not […]
January 11, 2018

My First Sex Experience

Usually, most people would love to hide behind the scenes and would rather not indulge […]
January 10, 2018
Working with clay

Clay in the Potter’s Hand

Before we talk about clay, it’s the beginning of another year and many people have […]
December 28, 2017
Christmas Decorations

What Christmas is NOT!

First of all, Christmas is not about the birth of Jesus. Let me just put […]
December 25, 2017
Christmas Tree Gifts

The Message Behind Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching and I guess everybody is making preparations towards it. Christmas, as […]
December 25, 2017
Jesus dancing; Funny Christmas Card

Was There Ever a Christ in Christmas?

As a kid, I really enjoyed Christmas. The part about not going to school made […]
December 9, 2017

Another Risk Called Libya

A few weeks ago, a friend and I decided to stop by a bar. The […]
December 9, 2017

Ghana, the World’s Electronic Graveyard – Myth or Reality

Apparently, Ghana is the foremost cemetery for electronics worldwide. Or so several reports have more […]
October 27, 2017

Pencils In The Hands of God II

Last week, I wrote an article on one of Madam Teresa’s quotes which says “We are all pencils in the hand of God”. I outlined the purpose of the pencil which is to leave marks on a surface in
September 28, 2017

Who are Your Most Influential People?

What does it mean to be influential? Often, we are exposed to people who we deem as very influential in their respective fields or in society. Influential people are usually passionate, focused, caring, positive in their thinking and have a vibrant urge to affect the
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 25, 2017

Free SHS: Who Needs It? Part 1

This September, the government has introduced its flagship project - free Senior High School (SHS) Education. This project has been hailed by almost all Ghanaians. The few who raise objections do not disagree with the project in principle; they disagree with the means.
September 23, 2017

The End of the World as We Know It, or Not!

So, the world began to end on Saturday, the 23rd of September 2017; according to David […]
September 21, 2017

Lessons I Have Learned From Internship Programs

One of my favourite quotes of all time is “Greatness is not achieved on a […]
September 19, 2017

Free SHS: Free Lunch?

Let me first start by telling you what I am not. I am not the naysayer, not the laggard, and definitely not the critic. All I am is a realist. The New Patriotic Party, which is the incumbent government, has recently launched the free SHS system which is to provide students who are b
September 19, 2017

You Can’t Afford to Miss the Digital Revolution

“Digital technologies permeate all spheres of our life, fundamentally shaping how we live, work, learn […]
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 […]
September 18, 2017

Who Really Has the Right to Rule?

A long time ago, a certain wise man once observed: “every work that has been […]
September 7, 2017

Appreciating Effort

A little boy was introduced to a sport that he eventually fell in love with. […]
September 6, 2017

Ghana Police and Their Lawless Suspect Parades

It is a common practice in Ghana to see suspected criminals being paraded on television. […]
September 6, 2017

What UT and Capital Bank Can Learn from Nokia

There is the saying that “if you have never made a mistake or failed, you […]
August 31, 2017

News Headlines and the Actual Story

There has always been the availability of a variety of sources when it comes to […]
August 31, 2017

The Rights of Homosexuals and their “Demonic Agenda”

On August 17, 2017, a group of Ghanaians living in Canada staged a protest to […]
August 29, 2017

Ghanaians Whose Autobiographies Are Long Overdue

There’s been the argument that Ghanaians don’t like to read. Whether that is true or […]
August 29, 2017

Is the Customer Always Right?

“I’ve always had an issue with our belief that “the customer is always right” and […]
August 24, 2017

Is the Teacher License Necessary?

It has been in the news that the National Teachers Council (NTC) of the Ministry […]
August 22, 2017

Politics Should Be for the Benefit of the People

When a group of people meets or comes together in any way, a leader is […]
August 22, 2017

Christian Worldview and the Legal System

“The good news about injustice is that God abhors it” (Haugen, 2009). This is the […]
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 […]
August 15, 2017

The Road to Solar Power in Ghana

Perhaps, more than anyone else, we have the sun. Yet, even so, more than anyone […]
August 8, 2017

Ghana’s Movie Industry is A Dying Industry

In a previous post, I emphasized how the way the rest of the world views […]
August 8, 2017

Are Beauty Pageants A Popularity Contest?

It’s that time of the year again… Beauty Pageant Season….. As a young girl, I […]
August 7, 2017

The Church and Money: Reviewing the ICGC incident

Yes, let’s talk about that recent controversy. Let’s, however, first clear the air by noting […]
August 4, 2017

What Does a Wedding Ceremony Remind You of?

I don’t know about you but I must say that I have been a huge […]
August 3, 2017

The Socialist Ideal

Socialism is one of many collectivist camps that have gained prominence, especially with intellectuals. Isn’t […]
August 2, 2017

The Dark Side of Being a Returnee

“When death finds you, may it find you ALIVE” – African Proverb I really felt […]
August 2, 2017

Why Should One Give Offering In Church?

There has been a lot of conundrum in recent times about the issue of tithing […]
August 1, 2017

We Should All Be Humanists

Growing up as a child, the closest I came to a war zone were the little […]
August 1, 2017

Tales of a College Freshman – Part 1

This brief review of some aspects of effective communication serves to introduce the first of […]
July 25, 2017

Art Tension in Ghana

The opinion the rest of the world has about a group of people depends largely […]
July 25, 2017

Do Local Institutions Impact Street Vending?

Local municipal authorities are responsible for improving the living conditions of city dwellers by providing […]
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 21, 2017

The Danger of Shortcuts

“Driver, stop the car!” she ordered. “You”, pointing to the passenger at the other end […]
July 20, 2017

The Youth and Politics

Politics is one thing young people don’t want to discuss. They’re either too busy on […]
July 18, 2017

The Devil in My Name

“A name represents identity, a deep feeling and holds tremendous significance to its owner” ~ […]
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 17, 2017

What Constitutes a Poor Country to You?

The concept of poverty means different things to different people although there are standard ways […]
July 11, 2017

Womanly Things : Thinking Out Loud

My friend, Kwabena, said he would have had deep regrets if he had come out […]
July 10, 2017

Hunger Amid Bountiful Food

To understand the discussion of hunger and issues of food security, the following preamble is […]
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

Shine the Light on What Deserves the Spotlight

There have been many times people have registered their displeasure on why a certain issue, […]
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 7, 2017

Ghana: The Pervasive Acts Of Indiscipline

Ghanaians are currently in a state of morbidity and horror over the brutal murder of […]
June 5, 2017

Monday Musings: Justice For Captain Mahama

I had hoped for a more upbeat return for Monday Musings. Even as I considered […]
May 24, 2017

Once Upon Money: The Story of Worth through Ages

Time is money. That is simply to say, time is a valuable resource; a resource […]
May 16, 2017

Punition Misplaced for Passion

The fear of people being poor or the mere fact of not getting one’s basic […]
May 15, 2017

Pedestrian Wahala

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May 14, 2017

On Mother’s Day: The Origin and Lesson

Mother’s Day is upon us and many around the world will bring to life their […]
May 14, 2017

A Mother’s Love is Irreplaceable

                 “My dear, my child, please, don’t go, […]
May 10, 2017

A Parable of a Tree: Why Every Business Needs Storytelling

Storytelling, you say? Isn’t storytelling that socio-cultural pursuit of narrating or even artfully contriving an […]
April 27, 2017

Dear Mr President: A letter to his Excellency

Dear Mr President, GHANA CONSULATE, NEW YORK,                 […]
April 27, 2017

A Lament for Kojo Laing and the State of Literature in Ghana

Are you a Ghanaian? Do you enjoy speculative fiction? Ever heard of Bernard Kojo Laing? […]
April 12, 2017

Stop Playing Victim, Take Full Responsibility

I have come to realize that a considerable amount of us like to “always” play […]
April 6, 2017

Pushed to die; not because I am stupid

So I eavesdropped on a heated argument between some folks regarding the recent suicide cases; […]
April 5, 2017

Children, A Mystery On Their Own

Walking back from work exhausted one day, I spotted some children walking towards me. I […]
March 30, 2017

THE POWER OF THE THUMB

THE POWER OF THE THUMB? – *largely written as a fresher but still relevant in […]
March 30, 2017

MORALS: PAVING THE WAY FOR RELIGION

“Religion is not a repository of morality. Morality is learned from self-actualization and empathy. You […]
March 29, 2017

Thoughts In A Trotro

Some of the routes we find drivers using when there is bumper to bumper traffic […]
March 27, 2017

A SIGN OF PEACE

When I was in high school, after we celebrated mass, the priest would tell us […]
March 24, 2017

THINKING OUT LOUD: WHY LANGUAGE IS IMPORTANT

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.” Bob Marley, Redemption […]
March 22, 2017

Love And Death

But when we love, we must do so knowing that those we love we will […]
March 20, 2017

And After Marriage What Next?

A lover of cool music is what I could be described as when I sometimes […]
March 20, 2017

MONDAY MUSINGS RIVALRY IS NO EXCUSE FOR VIOLENCE

It can be a scary sight at times, especially if you’re the lady in question. […]
March 13, 2017

MONDAY MUSINGS #BOYCOTTMAWARKO?????

In April 2015, an upsurge in the xenophobic attacks of which South Africa is widely […]
March 10, 2017

Women Are Not An Auxiliary In Society

Wednesday happened to be International Women’s Day and women all over the world were celebrated. […]
March 9, 2017

Suicide Tendencies, The Silence And Fear Of Being Judged

I have always said this especially among friends and people I know, A lot of […]
March 9, 2017

WE NEITHER FACE EAST NOR WEST; WE FACE FORWARD

As we celebrate independence, I can’t help but wonder what Nkrumah would think of his […]
March 8, 2017

Perception On Drugs And Human Rights In Ghana

Drugs and or psychoactive substances are substances that act on our brain and alter how […]
March 8, 2017

After Sixty Years Of Independence: The Story Of Ghana

Some sixty years ago, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah and his followers commonly referred to as […]
March 7, 2017

DEPRESSION; A NO RESPECTER OF PERSONS

                                                                  The student who committed suicide. On Friday 24th February, I read a sad […]
March 6, 2017

MONDAY MUSINGS GHANA AT 60

In the past few days, I have tried to juxtapose the atmosphere between last year’s […]
March 2, 2017

PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE

I woke up one day from my sleep and had questions running through my mind […]
February 28, 2017

EMBRACING ONE’S SELF

On Thursday 26th January 2017, I was privileged to attend the January edition of Dream Oval […]
February 28, 2017

SO YOU THINK YOU ARE A WRITER

(No Ordinary People) Poetra Asantewaa once said to me (and eight others),  “You are a […]
February 28, 2017

IDENTIFYING SOME 27 MILLION GHANAIANS BIOMETRICALLY

From Lawra to Aflao, Half Assini to Bawku, all over Ghana people will queue for […]
February 27, 2017

A MERGE? NO, WE NEED A PURGE!

*written in my sophomore year I remember a target I set for myself as a […]
February 23, 2017

DOES ACCRA NEED A METRO SUBWAY?

Every big city has its own peculiar problems when it comes to road traffic and […]
February 23, 2017

WHERE IS THE LOVE?

14th February of every year is regarded as Valentine’s day and is celebrated in most […]
February 20, 2017

MONDAY MUSINGS WEST AFRICA’S WIND OF CHANGE

On Saturday, 18th February 2017, President Adama Barrow was finally officially sworn in as the […]
February 16, 2017

FIVE CRAZY THINGS GHANAIANS STILL DO

Nobody is perfect and neither are Ghanaians! Our dear country has seen 60 years development […]
February 15, 2017

THINKING OUT LOUD: RIDING IN THE TRUMP WAVE

On Friday, January 27, the world woke up to the news that the President of […]
February 13, 2017

MONDAY MUSINGS ERADICATING MISOGYNY

On my way to a program on February 4th, I happened to notice a procession […]
February 6, 2017

MONDAY MUSINGS RECOGNISING THE REAL VICTIMS OF THE WAR AGAINST BOKO HARAM

On the 17th of January this year, a Nigerian air force fighter jet on a […]
February 1, 2017

THREE LESSONS SCHOOL TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE

I work now. I am done with six years of primary school, six years of […]
January 31, 2017

THE MISCONSTRUED ACT OF GIVING IN THE CHURCH

In recent times, there have been arguments about how most churches have now being turned […]
January 30, 2017

MONDAY MUSINGS ART SHOULD PAY US

Ghanaian artiste M.anifest is one of my favorite artistes. His lyrical dexterity, excellent wordplay and […]
January 24, 2017

BAYIE

There was a time in our past when fetish priests were revered and people still […]