Friday, December 14, 2018

Of Jets, Armed Robbers and Accident Victims

I must admit that when I heard Ghana was going to purchase some military planes, I was quite happy about the news. And why...

Make It Yourselves – A New Era In African Entrepreneurship

NTOABOMA -- Ingenuity was never lacking, not among the young boys I grew to know and admire. I was four. My first toy was...

Short Story: Assortative Dating – The Smart Way Out for PhD Single Ladies

ACCRA -- When gorgeous wedding pictures of Ghana’s newest royal couple, Nana Ansah Kwao IV and Oheneyire Dr. Gifty Anti hit our television screens,...

A Suicide Note To My Love

The Suicide Note album consists of eight songs that tell a love story. It opens with "Adobea", who would wake up early in the...

Christianity, Determinism and the Making of the Devil’s Cut in Ntoaboma

NTOABOMA -- No place makes better Akpeteshie than Ntoaboma. This is actually true. No one brewed this hard liquor better than my grandmother. This...

The Code of Bushido & The Code of Maat

It was a code unuttered and unwritten, the way of the Samurai, the code of moral principles which the warrior had to master. It...

Femininity: The Supreme Gift of Motherhood

NTOABOMA—I was seven, meandering through the thick of the sacred grounds in Ntoaboma—the sacred forest of rituals. It was situated at the edge of...

Mawi – The Last of a Dying Breed of Warriors

"Conquer or Die Trying." ~ Motto of the Gbeto. NTOABOMA -- This story is not for the juvenile, neither is it for the faint-hearted. This...

Enlightenment or Backwardness?

You have a child whom you've been bathing in a basin. Beautiful child. Imperfect child. Wise child. Flawed child. Human(e) child. Made you tear,...

After Moesha’s CNN Shame, Sugar Daddy Shortage Hits Accra

If a relationship cannot take you to the alter, it must take you to the bank ~ anonymous If you date a broke sugar...