I have over the years come to admire the calm and resilience of the finance minister of Ghana. From my study with the The Aspen Institute which was facilitated by him bringing it to Ghana and Nigeria to his personal show of support to Black Star International Film Festival and in many capacities over the … More IN THE MIND OF AN AFRICAN FINANCE MINISTER!
The corona virus has opened up many schisms but most of all, the unfair, unbalanced, manipulative and misinformation coming from the media around the world especially about and to Africa during this time is purely an incredible story to behold. On Easter Sunday for instance, Watching DWTV, I would have been alarmed by the spread … More Why Africa needs its own CNN!
BREAKING NEWS! The Covid19 Citizens Coalition raises over 10,000ghc and this is why it is so special! The Covid19 Citizens Coalition is a group of citizens who are committed to working together and contributing to fight the COVID-19 menace in Ghana. The group is guided by two key principles 1. there is strength In Unity. … More The power of citizens
If only 2% of genome-wide association studies come from Africans, whiles 78% come from Europeans… If COVID-19 has been more devastating to Europe and the rest of the world whiles Africa has been barely touched by comparison… Why is the West looking to do clinical trials in Africa? The Vaccine is probably not designed to … More Africa and Covid 101
I have always wondered why kids Particularly like my company. I get the pulling of hair, the feet in my face, all that, without any qualms and I love it. In the company of kids, I can be 100% that what I see is what I get! And so as a mother, Aunty, family friend, … More We are poisoning Ghanaian kids! And this is why…
The world is changing fast some! Yesterday it was old media, today it is new media… people lose their jobs, new jobs get formed and those who get left behind are those who fail to adapt to the change! Can’t blame anyone; because teaching an old dog new tricks many a-times, is a task for … More The ROT on Television and why TV stations should be forced to work with local producers
From the moment my little tiny eyes open outside of that warm fluid swirling away my discomfort, i find that discomfort is after all the least of my problems… As my mind opens up to the world around me, I soon realize I made a terrible choice with the angels. How can the richness observed … More I am that little black baby…
As a member of the team that worked on the Creative Arts School, specifically the chair of the curriculum committee, it was an honor to deliver the closing remarks at the sod cutting by the President of Ghana. Below were my remarks: Standing on all protocols, your excellency, Mr. President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo addo, … More A New Dawn – Ghana makes a bold move
I will never ever forget the day that scissors fingered by hair… I felt violated… the tender skin around my self worth was broken… As a young girl growing up in Liberia, I quickly learnt how to manage my own hair. Gloried in the coarseness of it, the unmanageability of my hair and the uniqueness … More WHY ARE GHANAIANS AFRAID OF A WOMAN’S HAIR?
Men and women bundled together like sardines with metal ornaments shackling feet and hands together to prevent escape… the weak fall down dead by design. The strong, skin glimmering with sweat particles like little diamond drops descend and trickle down valleys of firm breasts formed working the land on hot days held together by matured … More THE YEAR OF RETURN AND THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM