“To nsaam” is a letter to my dad on this Father’s day. My dad, just like any other, is flawed by virtue of being human. I chose to overlook those and shed more light on his positive character, the ones that glorify God.
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Something worse than the novel corona virus has hit us! News of another kind of death has reared its ugly head once again. This is not a story of some virus we can’t see with our naked eyes and have to wash our hands and keep a distance for protection. This kind of death cannot […]
Read More Protests against societal injustice and racism (in America): Is change coming?
I have always loved memes and that’s why I share them all over my social media profiles. This is my attempt to reflect on the culture.
Read More Memes, Memers, Meme sharers, and the in-betweens
About a day or two ago, I published a free verse, “who makes the rules?”, questioning why certain “rules” or stereotypes exist. My piece was meant to incite discussions about these issues. Indeed, it so did happen that a colleague blogger, Naazie Zuviel, quickly wrote a witty reply entitled, “We make the rules”. It follows: […]
Read More “Who makes the rules?” – A reply
Men do not wear skirts; women do not wear trousers!In Scotland, some men wear skirtsWho makes the rules? You eat beef, I eat batsYou find mine disgusting, but yours is notSome Indians eat not beef, neither do some South Africans, goatsMy food is disgusting to them, theirs is to meWho makes the rules? Be married […]
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The issue of unemployment in Ghana really irks me. Quite recently, a German friend mentioned to me that after Angela Merkel visited Ghana this year and returned home, it was reported on one of their news stations that Ghana, apparently, has a booming economy with unemployment being a non-issue. I may have mentioned this to […]
Read More Of youth unemployment in Ghana
I woke up today having lukewarm feelings about how the day was going to turn out. As a Christian, I believe in the power of my thoughts, confessions, and the law of attraction. I, therefore, professed and confessed that everything would be fine and I would have a great day. But I’m not! The truth […]
Read More I feel alone
Why do I spend so much money on internet charges? What do I use my internet for? I have been musing on these questions for weeks now. Let me share my thoughts on the subject of the effective use of the internet and why you should be spending a considerable amount (of time and money) […]
Read More The internet – a tutorial
If you have been following the Ghanaian news recently, you are probably fully aware of the spate of suicides among the youth, particularly on our university campuses. Surprisingly, or not, most of the cases are ladies. I have a few thoughts concerning the matter. I am not an expert but I really feel the urge […]
Read More Of mental health issues in Ghana and the need to be proactive
Okay, even before I start off, let me remind you that West Africa is not a country–just like Africa isn’t :). Yes, you’re guilty as charged. In some time past, you thought the whole of West Africa had Ebola!!! You’re probably wondering who this guy is to start off with such strong accusations. To that, […]
Read More Cultural shocks in South Africa: A West African’s experience