Ebola first appeared in 1976 in 2 simultaneous outbreaks, in Nzara, Sudan and in Yambuku, DRC. The latter was in a village situated near Ebola River, from which the disease takes its name. Looks as though everyone is scared of this dreaded disease. Well I may be the odd one because am a little ‘happy’. … More THOSE EBOLA IS SAVING
Here we are enthusiastically having a life that seemingly cannot be lived without our new found second self, ‘PHONES’. I mean the youth today have all their life wrapped in the beautiful gadgets they hold in their hands but dear in their hearts. Now, this is how most have virtually killed themselves without knowing it. … More Killed By Their Passwords.
I sat between two men of the two major religions in the world today. The driver, a Muslim and the man on my right a Christian. I was sandwiched between them and I bet my ears have realized that outside the dogma of religion which tends to shroud the wisdom of many, there exists people … More My #Trotro Experience today: Wisdom vrs. Religion.
The e-library project which was launched as part of the programmes of Ghana’s 60th anniversary celebrations, aims at improving reading and learning among children and young people in rural areas. The names of the 60 deprived communities will be announced later by the committee. (Ghanaweb.com) According to the committee, every region will have six libraries. … More Ghana @60; 60 Libraries. Does It Make Sense?
On the eve of our 60th birthday as a nation, I just sent out a simple question out to all my contacts that were active. Most of the responses were fascinating. Were there still citizens who were proud of this nation? Take a read: Angelina: The freedom and pure culture. Blinko: It is different to … More What Makes You a Proud Ghanaian?
Whenever I get the opportunity to sit and think about what a beautiful country Ghana is, I only smile at our shortfalls which are so eminent just because maybe we have not had enough tests as managers of our country. This piece of mine draws inspiration from the guys who fix the parachutes of the … More The Parachute Test GHANA Needs.
In this era where the media has taken center stage in every discussion, I think we are losing site of the silent conditioning of the minds of the numerous listeners to have a mental picture of a victim or perpetrator that already condemns without any recourse to the possibility of innocence. Ghanaian journalists hardly … More Dramatization Of Evil; Ghanaian Perspective.
After the drought virtually drove us away from the Gunguni community in the Northern Region, we were optimistic about the potentials in the Western Region. Our almost 2.5-acre rice farmland was a beautiful site that stood as a testimony to the fact that we can do more than what we do currently. The players behind … More How Our Second Business Failed!
Most often when an idea strikes your head all you have to do is close your eyes and act. The definition of Christmas has changed over the years. Out here in Ghana its becoming more parties with music artistes than the sharing of love and the most precious asset, time, with people. It has become … More #ShareYourChristmas2; the journey.
How time flies, a decade now when I got admitted into Aggrey Memorial. Being in form one was the worst thing, having to wake up every dawn to do house work.The only good memory in the first year days is ‘homosnite’ where some of us were given the platform to exhibit our fooling skills. Seriously … More Once an Amosa…A story of SOWETO-ZION-PENTAGON.
We have so far enjoyed the benefits of Democracy; freedom of speech, freedom of association, freedom of worship, freedom of movement, etc. It seems to be relatively better than a Monarch type of governance in terms of the people’s involvement in decision making. But when it comes to long term development projects, democracy becomes quite … More To Sack or To Block?