• How Joey B has transformed from Tonga to become the leader of the cool kid scene in Ghana

    …and how he is yearning to be the Joey Bada$$, Kanye West, Drake, Kid Cudi and more of the hip-hop scene in Ghana. Darryl Paa Kwesi Bannerman-Martin aka Joey B, Joey Beezy Darryl Paa Kwesi Bannerman-Martin, better known in the showbiz circles as Joey B can only be described as one of the fresh puffs of breath …

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  • The legacy of the goat in the mind of the Ghanaian

    …of dead goats, goat serums as cure for HIV and goats as bribes I was doing research for a piece about how goats are very much embedded into the Ghanaian culture and the fiber of Ghanamanism. The Dead Goat Theory / Black Narrator My research led me to very deep parts of Ghanaian blogosphere where I came …

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  • Touching myself for the first time

    …or my first lesson in masturbation and shame. Hands ( International Business Times AU) I was thirteen, I think. And I was in Aflao. I had traveled to spend the holidays with my cousins who moved to Togo to spend time with their father, and after a month there, were making their way back to Ghana. We …

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  • Calling out John Mahama, Hannah Tetteh and the NDC for their impudence

    Originally published at www.facebook.com on July 5th, 2015 Foreign Minister Hanna Tetteh conferring with President Mahama CREDIT: Flagstaff House Communications Bureau I’ve seen shrouded stupid decisions during the Kufuor-NPP and Mills-NDC gov’ts and I’ve seen the Mahama-NDC gov’t in power. I need not say more but I prefer shrouded stupidity to callously plain stupidity. Most …

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  • Ghana, like Nigeria, replaces a corrupt leader with an older one; the similarities

    But Ghanaians are hoping this is where the similarities end Nigerians and Ghanaians have shared a hate-love relationship for as long as I can remember. And this relationship has become an overhanging factor in both countries’ policies, actions and even inaction. The 2016 General Elections in Ghana solidify this by following what can only be …

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  • Voter apathy and neutrality might get the wrong person elected President of Ghana

    The two main candidates in the 2016 elections We can’t allow that to happen! I don’t vote. Read that well, I didn’t write “I don’t know who to vote for” — that would make me an “undecided voter”; neither did I say “I won’t vote”. I don’t vote because I don’t want to. It is a personal decision, …

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  • It’s My Birthday — on new experiences, nostalgia, growing old

    Right now, it’s 10:19pm and I am still 20 something years old. I am hanging on to these last moments of this age because I still have the opportunity to say I’ll be twenty something some more times. In about three years, well — that is certainly going to change. I am growing old. Birthday Image via Pexel Everybody is, …

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  • African technopreneurs just need to look around themselves

    We can not be born under the same star. Unlike their Western and Asian counterparts, African technopreneurs (technology entrepreneurs) must at all times cope with the lack of infrastructure, lack of means and lack of concise examples. And all these also add to the general the unstable political situations in most of our countries. But human …

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  • Who is this Shee Horror everyone is speaking of?

    I am writing this post at 10:57PM, 08 Aug. 2016–2 hours away from the Witching Hour. I want to jump in straight and tell you that “Shee Horror” is actually a she-horror, but where would the fun be in that? So here’s a step by step account of how I came across the lady named …

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