Tag Archives: Africa

  • Dear Kojo Yankson, your “khebab” report is fake news, bad journalism and unnecessarily incendiary

    Here are the “factual lapses” in Kojo Yankson’s report that a “khebab” seller was the cause of the Atomic Junction Gas explosion Dear Kojo Yankson, I woke up to messages and posts saying the poor khebab seller located at Atomic Junction was to blame for the sad incident which occurred on Saturday, 7th October. And …

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  • In Africa, drones are in the business of precision farming

    In its characteristic buzz, the drone starts up its four propellers and takes off. In seconds, it is above the terrain and has already filmed several hectares of pineapple fields and returns to land in the middle of a small compact crowd. The scene is from early October 2016 in a suburb of Accra, Ghana, an …

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  • Google wants to keep winning Africa with Android Go, here are 6 reasons why it can

    The Google I/O event is always an interesting one for me. I am more than just a Google/Android fanatic, I hate Apple OS with a great passion and my friend and colleague, Kwame Boakye, will testify to how much I preach Android over iOS. So yeah, the Google I/O is always a thing to look forward …

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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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  • Mr. Eazi is right; Ghana’s influence on Nigeria music cannot be overemphasized

    …but a lifelong sibling rivalry won’t make Nigeria admit to it Mr. Eazi has ignited a lifelong “fight” between Ghana and Nigeria! (Composite) From music to food and also sports, Nigeria and Ghana seems to have it out for each other. The two superpowers of West Africa are each trying to outshine each other making neutrals like …

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  • What happens if the president-elect and vice president-elect die before inauguration day?

    The constitution has no steps for such a event as it may probably never happen… “What happens if the president-elect should die before inauguration day?” That is a question highly unlikely to have crossed the minds of many Ghanaians, but as with an unpredictable world, anything and everything is a possibility. Ghana’s current president and vice-president …

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  • How wax print makes believe that it is African and stifles the real fabrics of the continent

    Wax print, predominantly produced in the Netherlands, dominates the continent’s textile market. Ask anyone if wax print is African, and the most probable answer you’d receive is “yes”. But please don’t be deceived, wax print is not African, the only African thing about it is how it is rather killing ingenious African fabrics. The empire of …

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  • Digital Literature— what we need to promote pan-Africanism

    The weapon Africans are yet to harness! 25 New Books by African Writers You Should Read CREDIT: Literary Hub A new trend is emerging in the cultural field in Africa. The signs have always been there, visible from Accra to Nairobi. This revolution, like every other revolution before it, will not be televised, to paraphrase the great artist …

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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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