Ghanaian

  • Africa

    Poetry/Prose: Hybrid

    Grand plans. That’s what we had. Of where we’d end up, how we’d end up, when we’d end up. I mean, we said “let’s leave it to Allah, let’s wait and see”. But really, the levers in our mind had long clanked away. Breaking news: I will never be Ghanaian, African [insert whatever label] enough. …

  • Ghana’s “Luck”: The Oil/Gas Co-Efficient

    It’s been over three years since Ghana first struck (black) gold in June 2007, and while the euphoria around the find has somewhat diminished, most Ghanaians still have high hopes for our “new” resource. Then, as now, I am highly skeptical about our oil find and probably more pessimistic than optimistic about its potential for …

  • Presenting…LifestylzGh!

    Hi People! I hope the summer has started off great for all of you. Its slowly creeping into S.Hadley…the sun seems not to have gotten the memo yet. Anyways, I took a short hiatus from writing development articles, but now I’m back! (You didn’t think I’d be away too long, did you?) And there’ll be …

  • Writing 101 [Module 1]: The “Read” Factor

    Okay, here we go with module 1. If you wanna develop your writing skills, there’s another skill that you should probably think about developing at the same time: reading skills. You don’t have to love reading, and you’re not even expected to read an entire novel or two a day, but you do need to …