Personality Profile

Presentation at NSMQ Mentoring Session – 20 June 2015

I had the opportunity to speak to students and teachers who were at the National Science & Maths Quiz Mentoring Session this morning. I hardly talk about my day’s job, but having the platform to speak to these young ones was one I wasn’t going to let go waste.   Find below a link for

Impartial but not neutral

When Peter Ala-Adjetey was appointed as Speaker of the 3rd Parliament under the Fourth Republic in Ghana, the then-NDC Minority in Parliament went to pay him a courtesy call. In their deliberations, they implored him to be as neutral as possible in the discharge of his duties. He responded by reminding them that his leanings

A Gem from Wasa Bawdie

I wrote this for the anthology Mother, edited by Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng and published in 2014. I am sharing it in full for the first time outside the book, in honour of the woman we call Auntie Esi “Chopbar”, one person I can’t stop loving enough. My mum has always been a petty trader, as far

Navy SEAL Commander Tells Students To Make Their Beds Every Morning In Incredible Commencement Speech

U.S. Navy admiral and University of Texas, Austin, alumnus William H. McRaven returned to his alma mater last week to give seniors 10 lessons from basic SEAL training when he spoke at the school’s commencement. McRaven, the commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command who organized the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, stressed the