Category Archives: FROM MY ROOFTOP

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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Read this story carefully: You PERSONALLY know who it’s about

So my neighbour promised to sell me baby clothes, baby food and toys at bargain prices if I allowed him impregnate my wife… I agreed… Even though I had initially gone to his house to ask him for jobs for … Continue reading

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Why are so many 20 year olds engaged in Sakawa (money rituals)?

Internet Fraud and Sakawa are not the same! Yes, the above may not sound like news to a lot of you but apparently to a good number of people, the two are the same. No they are not the same. … Continue reading

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Innitfoɔ no rɛba ooo

Last year I compiled a piece and titled it “Note to Our Christmas Burgers”. Judging from how it went viral, it is fair to say people liked it. We are in December, again, and our friends and relatives will seek … Continue reading

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We No Dey Learn….

There’s so much to learn from some of the recent elections in Africa. But I have a feeling we are like that pampered children of formerly rich parents who have not come to terms with the fact that their parents … Continue reading

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The Anas video: My thoughts

Ace Kojo Anan Ankomah asked me this evening (September 23) what I thought about all that I saw in the now very very famous #anas videos: First off I wasn’t shocked too much. May be because of the transcripts and … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a Doctor – Dr. Jonathan Hundeyin

NB: I have a number of doctor friends; and a number of politician friends. I speak for what these doctors ask for because I know  a lot about what they are subjected to in saving our lives. Our governments, both … Continue reading

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Starr FM is 1; But are they enrpute to #1?

When Starr FM was barely 3 months old I had a discussion with a friend over their prospects and potential impact. I said to him, ‘dude shall we have this conversation in about 8 or 12 months’ time?’ I felt … Continue reading

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Terms of a Road Contract in Sikaman

1. You should be prepared to give me my cut of the contract. You can call it any name you want; 10%, kickback, contract support, appreciation, gratitude…just get me my cut. 2. All other subcontract within this contract must go … Continue reading

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God save us; for out country is sick

When I was growing up my teachers in primary school and Junior Secondary School taught me a lot of things I found useful and believed in. They taught me patriotism and what it meant. They made me understand why I … Continue reading

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