Live from the Woods: DR Congo must reject power sharing calls

There are already suggestions for a power-sharing deal in the Democratic Republic of Congo after the controversial December 30 poll. But much as an inclusive government is seen as a post-election conflict management mechanism, it has only succeeded in producing a second-hand democracy in Africa. Since the start of multiparty democracy in Africa in the […]

4 Life Lessons I Learned at Age 20

Life prior to age 20 assumed the role of a guest to me – guests come and go.  It didn’t attract any special attention from me. All that I ever cared for were; school days, meal time, my friends, church time, and play time. I was not so much interested in how the day began […]

My boyfriend’s father hates me after I turned down his sex overtures

My boyfriend and I have postponed our wedding for more than two times and on each occasion, my soon-to-be father-in-law was the cause. The once nice fellow who would demand an audience with me anytime I visited, has suddenly become antagonistic towards me. He now reviles my presence and has asked his son to slow […]

Chale Wote 2017 photos: How my ex of 15 years and I found love again

It was themed Mata Wata which told the many stories behind water and other things. But this year’s Chale Wote Street Arts Festival was more than water. It was love and I found one. It’s purely arts and could pass for Ghana’s biggest outdoor arts event. The event, first started in 2011, is aimed at […]