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Why I gave up writing

Simply put, I got busy! … Read More»

Lat night's rain

There was very heavy rain yester-night. I hear the winds were some 50 knots strong – quite unusual for Accra. The lightning and thunder were equally strong. … Read More»

Have children to please society

It is interesting the topics that have been discussed on my two favorite local radio stations in the last three weeks – women’s secrets that their husbands should never know. … Read More»

President for hours

Not once but twice, my beloved country Ghana has had female presidents. Can you believe it? Check these out: … Read More»

Another one bites the dust

Another woman has been killed by her husband. This was reported on the morning show on a local radio station - Peace FM - on September 28th, 2010 at 7:44am. She married him when she was 19 years old. … Read More»

Happy Fathers' Day

Today is fathers' day, and yet another man has denied being father to his unborn child. The girl is 16 years old and in Senior High School. And she has been impregnated by her school teacher! … Read More»

Two bottles of alcohol

In my tribe, customary marriage involves the man's family presenting two bottles of schnapps, an amount of money known as the bride price, and a few other items to the woman's family. … Read More»

Women can drive cars

I parked my car and went off to a meeting this afternoon. After about 3 hours, I came back and found two other cars parked close to the front of mine. … Read More»

I insist?

He calls me up at 5pm and asks, "Where are you?" My answer, "I'm in a meeting with my boss. We have an urgent office meeting." "At this time?" … Read More»

Women are taking more national leadership positions

These are truly exciting times in Ghana. For the first time in 52 years of independence, Ghana has a female Speaker of Parliament. … Read More»

Introducing myself and my journal: Mini Skirt

About Me: I am a Biochemist, Health Planner and Broadcaster. I currently work towards eliminating hazardous child labour in cocoa communities in Ghana. … Read More»

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