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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN DIARIES

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN DIARIES

Ever since the declaration of the partial lockdown by His Excellency the President, I had gone out to town only once. That was in the company of a brother who offered to help me obtain some essentials from the shopping mall and this was in the middle of the initial...

OH, GHANA WATER!

OH, GHANA WATER!

Last Thursday, my dear friend, I witnessed an episode that I found very interesting. Payment for water bills had since 2019 been nicely computerised in such a way as made it possible to effect payments using the various mobile money platforms. I obviously latched on...

WE ARE KILLING OUR COUNTRY SOFTLY!

WE ARE KILLING OUR COUNTRY SOFTLY!

“If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.” – J.F. Kennedy On my way home this evening, I drove by the Sarlinesta Supermarket opposite the Neoplan Assembly Plant in Achimota. Something immediately caught my attention....

KEEPING CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS

KEEPING CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS

“For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through him.” – John 3:16-17 In our childhood...

RE-LIVING THE TROTRO EXPERIENCE

RE-LIVING THE TROTRO EXPERIENCE

This morning, I had my official vehicle deposited for the mandatory servicing with the dealership. I received a visitor with whom we had some discussions. At 4.00pm, it suddenly dawned on me that I didn’t have a vehicle. I quickly started packing in readiness to hit...

WHY DO WE DO THIS TO OURSELVES, AFRICA?

WHY DO WE DO THIS TO OURSELVES, AFRICA?

At the advent of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963, Africa was such a force that the then global power blocks spent a chunk of their time and resources courting Africa to be their allies. This was mostly spearheaded by the United States, United Kingdom,...

WHAT A LIFE!

WHAT A LIFE!

In 2003, my alma mata had requested me to steer the 10th Anniversary of the institution’s denominational campus ministry (PENSA). One key highlight of the anniversary activities was the publication of a Commemorative Magazine. Surely, we needed to have a message from...

YOU CAN DO BETTER THAN THIS, MTN!

YOU CAN DO BETTER THAN THIS, MTN!

Some three months ago, dear friend, I noticed that my phone could show ‘No Service’ without any reason. Once you tried making a call, the phone reverted to the MTN network with reception bars and the call could then be made. After a while, the network would relapse...

‘WE THE PEOPLE’ Part 2

‘WE THE PEOPLE’ Part 2

“Contrary to what we, the people, have been told, we are the power; we have supreme authority because we are the masses and true power always resides with the masses, never with the global elite who, by their very nature, have always been a vulnerable minority and...

‘WE THE PEOPLE’  Part 1

‘WE THE PEOPLE’ Part 1

In our childhood days, I used to spend time watching boys-boys in the neighbourhood play soccer. Even though I never took part in the game physically, I learnt some good lessons. I remember this boy whose father was affluent comparatively and he enjoyed the...

STAYING TRUE TO THE CAUSE

STAYING TRUE TO THE CAUSE

While growing up as a child in Cape Coast, there was this hymn we used to sing so much during church services. When I moved on to College subsequently, it was still one of the favorite hymns for the College Sunday Mass. Mr Mark Forjoe and his band of choristers would...

EEEIII, LANDS COMMISSION!

EEEIII, LANDS COMMISSION!

ou go to the Lands Commission to make up a payment on behalf of an organization. You get there at 8.30am knowing that the Lands Commission opens its doors to the public at 8.00am.  I got to the Rent Management Unit of the Commission this morning, only to find the...

WAKE UP, GHANA WATER STAFF AT AMASAMAN!

WAKE UP, GHANA WATER STAFF AT AMASAMAN!

For close to two weeks, a section of the Pokuase-Amasaman vicinity have not had treated water running through their pipes. I had an outstanding bill of GHC5.00 and therefore used the opportunity of making payment to follow up on the situation.  On the said day, I...