Tales from my backyard; my journey to Northern Ghana

It was Thursday and the time was 06 41hrs and I was sitting in a Mi-17, one of the military helicopters belonging to the Ghana Air Force. I was flanked to my right by a Lieutenant Colonel and to the left by another military officer whose rank I don’t know. I and three other journalists… Continue reading Tales from my backyard; my journey to Northern Ghana

Is NAM 1 the Barabbas to Akuapem Poloo’s Jesus?

Once the story is told of a man called Barabbas in the Bible. In Matthew 27:16 Barabbas is called a ‘notorious prisoner’.According to the scriptures he was “in prison with the rebels who had committed murder during the insurrection” against the occupying Roman forces. John 18:40 describes him as a bandit. It so happened that… Continue reading Is NAM 1 the Barabbas to Akuapem Poloo’s Jesus?

Covid-19 a year on: the pandemic’s gain and my lost love

It was some minutes to 10 pm, a producer walks hurriedly and says; “Guys, prepare for a feed from the Ministry of Information.” “What is it about,” the director asked?“I don’t know but I think it has to do with an update on the coronavirus pandemic,” she retorted. We were about 3 in the television… Continue reading Covid-19 a year on: the pandemic’s gain and my lost love

Tales from my backyard; flipping the narrative

Yesterday the world had the pleasure of witnessing the climax of Donald Trump’s administration as the number one gentleman of the most powerful country, the United States of America, an administration that has had its fair share of scandals and praises with the recent being the successful impeachment by congress and the Genesis of another;… Continue reading Tales from my backyard; flipping the narrative

Tales from my backyard; bruised by love

Before meeting my subject, let’s call her Phoebe, I thought I’ve heard the craziest thing one could do for love. My last subject travelled to the Volta Region without informing her host(someone she flirted with although she was dating) to go and cook for and have a good time only to be disappointed, Read it here.… Continue reading Tales from my backyard; bruised by love

For JoyNews with torn Trousers, Philip Ankrah reporting

At 11:59pm last night, the 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic was dissolved to make way for the inauguration of the 8th Parliament. For those of us who do not know about the process, here is how Wikipedia defines it.. The dissolution of a legislative assembly(Parliament) is the mandatory simultaneous going out of office of… Continue reading For JoyNews with torn Trousers, Philip Ankrah reporting