The Lydia Forson Open Letter to President Mahama: A Close Reading

The biggest news about Ghana’s energy crises this weekend is, perhaps, a beautiful open letter supposedly written by luscious actor Lydia Forson to President John Mahama. That letter is a really impressive work when assessed as a literary text. That letter is massively engaging readers’ attention and drawing comments, tweets and retweets for many reasons. I’ve read it; first on on Saturday, almost 24 hours after it was published, then I read it again on GraphicOnline and later on some other newssites. Immediately, I was tempted to write a commentary on the said piece of letter. But wait: one … Continue reading The Lydia Forson Open Letter to President Mahama: A Close Reading

Trending Ghanaian Movie Stars 2014 — Google Trends

Eye candy Nadia Buari has maintained the top position from 2013 as the most searched movie star on the Trending Ghanaian Movie Stars, 2014 chart published by Google Trends. Yvonne Nelson and Jackie Appiah also held on to the second and third places just as they did last year. Trending Ghanaian Movie Stars, 2014 Nadia Buari Yvonne Nelson Jackie Appiah John Dumelu Yvonne Okoro Van Vicker Nana Ama Mcbrown Majid Michel Agya Koo Naa Ashorkor   Trending People, 2014, Ghana Castro Komla Dumor Myles Monroe Shatta Wale Robin Williams Di Maria Dwayne Johnson James Rodriguez Ama Boahemaa Irene Asante   Continue reading Trending Ghanaian Movie Stars 2014 — Google Trends

Trending Ghanaian Musicians, 2014 — Google Trends

Sarkordie has taken the first and the best spot on the Trending Ghanaian Musicians, 2014 chart published by Google Trends. The blings  loving rapper, Sarkodie was the most searched musician for 2013 also. Dance-hall King, Shatta Wale came in the second position. The top ten musicians in Ghana are: Ghanaian Musicians, 2014 — Google Trends Sarkodie Shatta Wale Guru Jay EL Samini Kwabena Kwabena Tiffany R2Bees Edem Continue reading Trending Ghanaian Musicians, 2014 — Google Trends

Tribute to Nyidevu Awoonor

My heart is heavy, my heart is indeed heavy My eyes are weary, weary after shedding much tear But for whom do I endure such pain you might ask It is for Kofi Nyidevu Awoonor That oak tree which was cut down in far away Kenya At the West, gate shopping mall on 21st September 2013 By dirty, foul and goodless men Who have nothing to give but foulness and badness. We all expected that when that day came for you to go to the great beyond It would be at the airport of your home and on the plane … Continue reading Tribute to Nyidevu Awoonor

Money and Love

When a young boy falls in love He takes it as his world cup. He foolishly fails to realize that youthful heroism Acquired today soon fades for you are worshiped today and neglected tomorrow. In our time Money is man And man is money. When you have corn You command the chicks. For like a budding flower Your girl won’t allow herself to be wasted While you are yet to begin and build life. She must be fed and clothed. Your pleasure and comfort is therefore snatched By the hand of a strong man Who emerges from nowhere; And there … Continue reading Money and Love

Ghanaian Filmmakers Must Sit Up And Perform

Film is a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement. Many countries have over the course of history perfected the art of film-making so much so that a thriving industry has been carved out. Countries such as America and Britain have used film to shape the beliefs or way of life of other country’s nationals especially the not too industrialized countries of which Ghana is part of. For good or for bad these countries have sought to keep in the consciousness of their citizens happenings of a certain … Continue reading Ghanaian Filmmakers Must Sit Up And Perform