Category : Blog

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 3 weeks ago

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: KABA lived in a hotel

On Thursday afternoon, I went to a restaurant near Multimedia to eat. I met Asempa FM’s Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong, popularly known as Kaba, eating there. “Do you also eat here?” I asked him. “Because you have started eating here, the restauran...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 3 weeks ago

KABA, Ekosii Sen?

If death was an orchestra, we will be cheering you by now because you left when the applause was loudest. But death is death! Cruel and heartless and when you die when the applause is loudest the void you leave in the hearts and minds of your loved...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 3 weeks ago

Vigilantism, politics and selfishness

It was very reassuring to hear the President's pledge to put an end to the spate of criminal vigilantism, hooliganism and lawlessness that has bedevilled the nation. He is reported to have told the National House of Chiefs at a meeting in Kumasi tha...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 3 weeks ago

Note to our Christmas Borgers - 2017 Refix

Indeed 2017 went skrrrahh, pap, pap, ka-ka-ka. Skidiki-pap-pap, and a pu-pu-pudrrrr-boom. And before we knew it, Skya, du-du-ku-ku-dun-dun. Poom, poom, you know. Ah well, it is that time of the year again. We started this in 2014 and this is already...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 3 weeks ago

Oh comrade Bob, did it have to come to this?

Whether he is allowed to retire honourably or not, President Robert Mugabe's image as an intelligent African leader who led a heroic struggle that defeated Ian Smith and his white racists (who had vowed never to give up power to the African majority...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 3 weeks ago

Kwaku Sakyi-Addo writes: D(r)eadlock in Zimbabwe

March 25, 2008  Every now and then I watch a bit of cricket. I used to play at school.  And I was a pretty good bowler too.  Oh, you can ask! I recall one particular match between Gyamfi, (my house at Achimota School) and Livingston House. Livingsto...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 4 weeks ago

Humour: Bawomia weds Mahamah

You remember Ijebu? That my friend who wrote WASSCE Maths for many years without passing? Every year that he wrote Maths, he failed; in fact failing was his hobby! His permanent grade was ‘F’. He gave up eventually. Even the year he gave up and deci...

Blog / Ghana Thinks - 4 weeks ago

Mugabe is not a hero but a failed despot

President Robert Mugabe, the ousted President of Zimbabwe, will not go down in history as a hero.  He is a failed leader whose place in history will be the same as Gnassingbé Eyadéma's, Charles Taylor's, Yahya Jammeh's, etc.  These leaders, after mi...