Stonebwoy Presents BET Award to American Embassy

Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Livingstone Etse Satekla, popularly known as Stonebwoy, has presented his Black Entertainment Television (BET) award to the United States Embassy in Ghana. August 27, 2015 6:54pm

If Men Were Vehicles

I am a Top Gear fan. Week after week, I have watched Jeremy the tall one, James the slow one, Richard the small one and Stig the silent one perform the most insane speed and performance tests on cars on this award winning BBC car show. August 27, 2015 1:45pm

2015 Chale Wote Street Art F’val In Pictures

The 2015 edition of the Chale Wote Street Art Festival rocked Accra on Saturday as exhibitors, art lovers and the general public swamped the streets of James Town to be part of the experience. August 23, 2015 4:11am

My Mother’s Daughter, Communication and Confusion…

The dynamics of traditional mother-daughter relationships have always confused me and now that I am both – daughter to one, mother to the other – my sense of confusion has quadrupled and shows no sign of diminishing. August 21, 2015 2:17pm

Ile-Ife’s Abobaku and other ridiculous ancient African traditions

Last week, one of Nigeria’s very powerful monarchs died – he is the Ooni of Ife – Oba Okunade Sijuwade. Even though the city of Ile-Ife was celebrating (they don’t mourn the death of their monarch), something interesting was happening on social media – Nigerians were talking about the late king’s Abobaku. August 18, 2015 1:48pm

Of Blood Transfusions and Cannibalism

Our paths crossed many years ago, but I never forgot their anguish at the decision they had to make. Both of our loved ones had been prescribed similar courses of treatment for well let’s just say same ailment. August 14, 2015 1:55pm

Lunch time on Tuesday, Another Ordinary Day

It’s noon. The khebab guys under the tree are getting ready, lighting the fire in their make-shift half-barrel grill.  In a few minutes they will be brushing cooking oil over skewered pieces of meat and spread-eagled guinea fowls grilling under the trees. August 13, 2015 5:13pm