Aug 212013
 
Flying Delta; Lessons in Unreliability

Think twice before flying Delta from New York to Accra and when stranded at 200am, think twice before agreeing to be chauffeured by Double Tree hotel’s transport unit. I wouldn’t say I am a Delta aficionado. Even so, I was struck by the extent, to which Delta devotees appeared totally unsurprised by the sequence of events leading to the cancellation Read More

Feb 092013
 
You Have Advanced Cancer!

Need for nationwide early detection and screening now You have disseminated cancer of the colon! As bad as that sounded, it was hardly enough to convince Kodwo to accept the chemo-radiotherapy that had been prescribed for its management by his doctors! This was primarily because he did not feel particularly ill at the time of the diagnosis. “I don’t want Read More

Jan 042013
 
Why I Love Christmas

Sweet memories and ongoing events have conspired to make Christmas my favorite time of year. As far back as Achimota Primary in the 1980s, it was both what the season promised and the processes leading to it that caused positive stirrings in our boarding school. After three or so months of intense school work away from home, the impending holidays Read More

Mar 072012
 
I support Samia Nkrumah!

Why am I tempted to believe that among the people surprised by Samia Nkrumah’s decisive leadership of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) are those who only saw in her the beautiful daughter of a visionary past president with a free pass to political leadership in Ghana? Wholly attributing her relative success on the Ghanaian political landscape to her rich and Read More

Feb 272012
 
Mills & the Woyome opportunity!

The gargantuan amounts involved in judgment debts aside, the sustained newsworthiness of the Woyome affair through acts of omission and commission by various stakeholders of diverse motivations, ostensibly lends credence to how generally scandal-starved the Mills administration appears to have been over three years. Pending a final determination by the Courts of its fraudulent nature or otherwise, I’d rather refer Read More

Sep 252011
 
Azumah Nelson; a peerless African icon!

BBC Focus’s top 50 African icons Kudos to the BBC Focus team for that historical poster of Africa’s top 50 icons. Rest assured that this colorful poster is now firmly entrenched on a wall at home where it serves as cannon fodder/target practice in history lessons for the young and old alike. Indeed, the above is the reason why even Read More

Sep 152011
 
Ask your Doctor!

Ask your Doctor is that engaging television health show you always wished for but never had. Interactive by design, rich in professional medical advice and seamless in technical delivery Ask your Doctor is poised to revolutionize the scene of television health shows in Ghana in a far departure from the boringly predictable health shows that Ghanaians appear to be getting Read More

Aug 012011
 
Interview with gay sex worker!

Do gays really exist in Ghana? What do they make of the recent public furore and focus on their practices? What would make this gay man stop the practice? How did it start and at what age? Ghana’s clergy and Imams have spoken passionately as have the politicians and other prominent individuals on the sensitive matter of homosexuality. The one Read More

Jul 232011
 
Celebrating Dzifa Bampoh

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain – Bob Marley Recent news of Dzifa Bampoh’s winning RTP’s Radio Newscaster of the Year hit me like sweet reggae music; painless, satisfying and with profound vicarious relish. In more ways than one, Dzifa deserved this. With over a decade of professional practice under her wings from Read More

Jul 172011
 
Massive penises, horse power erections & deadly aphrodisiacs

If the length of the penis were a sign of honor, then the mull would belong to the (honorable tribe of) Quraysh – 9th century Afro-Arab author Al-Jahiz She lusted after lovers with genitals as large as a donkey’s and emissions like those of a horse. Ezekiel 23:20 New Living Translation There exists either an epidemic of erectile dysfunction among Read More