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About Kwame Gyan

Kwame Gyan is a trained journalist who has taken a break to practice corporate communications but still has an eye on the profession he loves most. He started writing in junior secondary school whiles his broadcasting career started at Radio Univers whiles a student at the University of Ghana in 2001 and has gone on to have stints with Joy FM and CITI FM. He was a columnist in The Globe, an Accra-based freely-distributed newspaper. His articles cutting across entertainment, politics, sports and pure fiction are featured in some other newspapers and blogs. He may be reached via Kwame.Gyan@gmail.com.

Say No to Ethnocentric Mongering Bigots 

​Like play like play we are allowing tribalism to rear its ugly head in our lives? You think it’s only in politics and in the run up to the elections eh?  Wait until your boss at work starts to harass … Continue reading

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Woodin’s ready-to-wear ‘Fusion’ collection and my ‘love affair’ with Berla Mundi 

I like Berla Mundi. In fact, I like her enough to have proposed to her once. And guess what? She said yes. Snap out of it now. I am already married and I am not Muslim and the proposal was … Continue reading

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I wish Ghanaians had guts like Muhammad Ali

I made a similar statement in 2014 and people linked to this government who felt I was becoming too loud, too important, too aggressive, too influential, too thorny, felt this was me suggesting a violent overthrow of the government when … Continue reading

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The President’s own men took away his shine

“Today, I really felt pity and hurt for President John Mahama. After such a colourful ceremony, an excellent speech and a splendid display of our traditional wear by the first couple, someone managed to creatively take the shine away from … Continue reading

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I have worked as a PR practitioner in two multinational companies – one mining, the other telecommunications. In my capacity as a practitioner I have had to deal with media folk of various ilk. Having practiced journalism before, it was … Continue reading

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I celebrate the PEOPLE of Ghana – not its LEADERS

The recurring theme in online and media conversations this time of the year is “what are we celebrating; we have nothing to celebrate; we are at the same place”. I wouldn’t pretend not to have thought about similar things on … Continue reading

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A user’s guide to using social media within the Ghanaian stratosphere

It can be so hard to maintain your sanity on social media. There are all manner of people there with all manner of persuasions and beliefs and all manner of reasons why they are on social media. Take social media … Continue reading

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Disqualifying Shatta Wale will give a lot more respect and credence to the Music Awards

On Tuesday February 23 Charterhouse Ghana, organisers of the Vodafone sponsored Ghana Music Awards announced some key decisions on the 2016 awards. Key among this was the disqualification of arguably the biggest artist in Ghana from the awards. Shatta Wale … Continue reading

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Fighting for Relevance: The Case of Screwface…do you guys know him?

Piers Anthony couldn’t have put it more succinctly, “When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour” I read … Continue reading

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CITI BREAKFAST SHOW – Why we talk the way we do

Over the past couple of months, we have introduced a new format on the Citi Breakfast Show on Citi 97.3 FM, which has been commended, criticized, imitated and derided in equal measure. My two colleagues Richard Sky, Nhyira Addo and … Continue reading

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