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[Poem] – Chicken Chicken Chicken

chicken chicken

  Chicken Chicken Chicken Legs so skinny life so short hustle so shinny dragged on a snort day and night across the oceans   Chickens are alike chickens are alive chickens do strive for a better life in this hive   chickens have arrived they crash and drive deprived to revive to be alive, to survive, and to test drive days unending they abide to reside   it’s a new day, it’s a new dawn they are drawn on a borne supremacy to fight in tights hold right, what’s bright the height of the knight in site with a knife full of life threatens emotions ...

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Before The Experience – The 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship

On the 24th of May, 2015, I received an email from the Mandela Washington Stuff congratulating me on being selected for the the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship program for Young African Leaders. How I got to be a fellow? it almost didn’t happen. I was excited about applying for the fellowship, so I took my time and tried my very best in communicating what I wanted to say during the application. I received an email a couple of months later inviting me for an interview in Tamale. It was great news and I was excited, but at that time I was in Canada and wouldn’t ...

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New Music (Beat) : Aim High

aim high instrumental

Hello! It’s been a while. I have new music to share with you. I made this beat on the bus to visit my grandmother in Tamale a couple of months back. I love making music whenever I find the time. I also sometimes sing and write. Just started trying out beat making. My colleagues at work are incredibly amazing and play the piano and guitar. We usually have freestyle jamming sessions, and you can say I’ve been inspired to pick up a new hobby. The beat is chill and relaxing. Let me know if you use the beat for anything awesome ...

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Baked Plantains and Vegetables [Recipe]

Yesterday I was feeling really hungry and didn’t want to buy food outside or eat anything with oil and pepper. Fun fact, my stomach dislikes pepper and I get sick every time. It has never disappointed, but my tongue loves pepper, and shito is my favourite must have food accessory. I didn’t feel like getting sick today and I had been craving vegetables all week, so I decided to prepare something different from my usual raw or boiled vegetables. I checked the fridge I had an awesome amount of vegetables I could use. I took them all out and realised I ...

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The Kumvana Experience : Flight to Montreal

My flight to Canada was on the 13th of January, 2015. ). I VIPed to Accra early in the morning in other to make it to the Kumvana preparation session at 10:00am. I arrived and met my other colleagues whom I was travelling with, the four other Kumvana delegates, Joyce, Annatu, Nafisa and Miles. The session led by a Kumvana alum. After the session, I went into town with Annatu to change some GHC to CAD however it was very difficult to find and I decided to use my VISA cards instead. I picked up some shito and gari for backup and got a lot of Kingsbite and Golden Tree ...

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The EWB Kumvana Program

[crayon-59e5b29a67af0189424504/] If you follow me on twitter and Facebook you might have seen kumvana and ewb hashtags all over my timelines. I am a 2015 Kumvana fellow and I will tell you a bit about the program. But first, something about EWB. EWB stands for Engineers Without Borders and it is an organisation founded in Canada in 2000 by CEOs, George Roter and Parker Mitchell on a napkin in a coffee shop. With a dream of an organization that would enable engineers to contribute something other than another bridge or another electrical grid, they started off with biweekly meetings in George’s parents’ ...

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Free instrumental : The Slow ‘Bug’ Crusher

I am still learning how to make beats and I have noticed I like slow and classical sounding ones with a pop/hip hop/rock flare to it. There is still a lot to figure out, and while I was stressed fixing a bug, I decided to do something relaxing while thinking about the solution, so I made this beat. They are continuous bars and with change in tempo once in a while. Nothing fancy, but I think it is quiet relaxing. Feel free to use it however and let me know what you think. I will be updating this blog with new ...

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[Poem] – It’s Like An Invisible Glass Between You And Me

  Cases and faces Maybe they are all reasons Souls and feelings Maybe they all fail to provide meaning It’s like an invisible glass between you and me Maybe you see it Maybe you don’t Either you see it however I see it I conceal it and feel behind closed doors It’s like an invisible glass between you and me You care less about the subtle pool on my face It’s like a fast race of dripping bubbles in a pace I can’t face I gently put on a smile and whisper in your ear It’s like an invisible glass ...

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Software Review : “Dukto R6”

Have you ever experienced those moments you doubt using a PC and wonder if the Mac life is the way to go? Those awesome moments when Mac users share huge files swiftly via ‘AirDrop’, and you wish there was an awesome program like that for linux or windows? Well, no worries, I did some digging and even though there are a lot of such applications out there, I stumbled upon Dukto, the ultimate simple, easy and fast file sharing application, similar to the core functionality of AirDrop. Dukto R6 is a software project now in it’s 6th release, with many improvements over ...

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Who Is An Illiterate?

“You are an illiterate!” – This is a very common insult among Ghanaians, especially school children. It is probably the one insult that sums up your whole life and very depressing as such. According to the Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, an illitrate can be any of these definitions, “not knowing how to read or write”, “having or showing a lack of knowledge about a particular subject”, ” not grammatically correct”. I have been struggling with the concept of education since high school and trying to understand why we refer to others who can’t read or write ‘English’ illiterates. This is a very sensitive ...

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30 Powerful Maya Angelou Quotes

Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Ann Johnson, was an American author and poet from April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014. Maya Angelou is a poet and award-winning poet known for the acclaimed poetry collection I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which made literary history as the first nonfiction best-seller by an African-American woman. Maya Angelou’s quotes and poetry has been very inspiring and has motivated to write whenever I feel like expressing myself. It ususally feels like she speaks to me directly. I have put together some of my favourite and powerful quotes from the late Maya Angelou. “Life is not measured by ...

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Mama

What does it mean to hold on? What does it mean to be afraid? What does it mean to let go? What does it mean to LIVE? From my existence as a younging till now Every breath I take Every tear I cry Every step I take Every hurdle Every stride I make Every happiness I feel Every love Every anger Every smile Those rainy and stormy days Those sunny and dry days Those flooded days Those moments I looked up to you Those eyes filled with tears Those eyes filled with confusion Those eyes filled with anger Those eyes ...

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Free Bootstrap HTML Theme/Template

Hey folks! So I have been playing around building a bootstrap theme for fun. It is not fully done, but it’s in an okay mode to share. You can download the theme here. I am excited to see how you customize it to your specification. Leave a comment below telling me what you think and suggestions are very welcomed! Cheers! View SIte Demo   3,672 total views, 2 views today  

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Random Newbie Photos On A Cheap Camera

I have slowly developed an intense interest in photography for a year and a half now, I guess as a hobby. I love very artistic stuff and photography seems like a great way to express emotions, and a situation without saying a word. It’s crazy how a picture can convey so much meaning. I personally love close up shots, landscapes, human art, and interactions with nature. I am not sure if those are even real terms in the photography world but that’s how I feel about the photos I take. I do not own a very good camera, but I try ...

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