Category: People


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I found out about Monarki Clothing recently and I just fell in love in their concept.Monarki Clothing makes Urbanite Christian T-Shirts Inspired by the Bible.For me,it is really more that just a shirt.It is a statement and I can’t wait to get my first Monarki Shirt.
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What a great way to show the world that you are not ashamed of your faith.What a way to show the world that you are never too cool or never too old for JESUS.
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Monarki T-shirt Clothing says RULE THE STREETS FOR CHRIST! Every single shirt is inspired by positive,powerful and inspiring messages from the bible.Messages you can’t ignore.
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Call Monarki on 0266 245 235 / 054 971 8965 and literally wear a piece of the bible to let the world know how you feel about Jesus.
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Located at the Osu Forico Mall, off Oxford Street (on the Papaye to Blue Gate lane), Osu,Ghana.
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For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone who believeth,to the Jew first and also to the Greek-Romans 1;16.

Celebrating Community Heroes

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National and international heroes are often celebrated but rarely do we hear and acknowledge community heroes.

In a small communtiy in Accra,Ghana,there is a man making a big difference in the lives of children in his community.

This is a story about a man,Mr Eddy Tacks who organises an after school programme in his home.His home has become a school for more than 20 children in his community.

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He helps the children who come from different schools in the community.Right after school,all these children go to his Eddy’s home to learn where they are helped with the school homework.

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Children from all ages are grouped into classes and given special attention.

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Mr Eddy Tacks is our community Angel for the month of April.We say Ayekoo to him and encourage him to continue to make an impact in the lives of the children in his community.
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This world cannot survive without the efforts of many heros like Mr Eddy Tacks.We certainly have to appreciate them.

Do you have a hero in your community you want us to celebrate? Share the story here 🙂

Once Upon A Time In Africa

The tradition of story telling in African is gradually fading away.Children don’t even have time to sit at the the feet of the old folks to listen to rich African stories.They would rather watch Hannah Montana,text or browse the internet.
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My 82 year old great grandmother loves to tell us stories,she has always loved it.When I was younger,I remember her gathering all of us in the evenings to tell us stories.She would pause in the middle of the story to sing.

Every one of her stories had a moral lesson.Some are really interesting and some are humourous.

Now,sister,as we call her is old.Sometimes,we pin her down to retell us stories but old age is catching up to her and she forgets some of them.What are great grand children for?? We are here to remind her 🙂

‘Nta ny3 loo Nka ta ny3’ this is what sister starts her stories with..It means ‘should I tell you or not’.Then we respond  ‘W) mli here bo n) ta w)’ meaning ‘we are listening to you,tell us’

I hope to publish all the stories that sister tells us soon.Its a legacy!.

How can we perserve our story tellling tradition?? Share your suggestions 🙂

I watched Michael on GODTV recently sharing his amazing childhood experience.For him growing up was tough because he could not read and write.He wasn’t smart at school and that really affected his self image.Anythime,he tried to pronounce a simple word,he will see the word in seven different way rather than what it really it.He soon realised that he can use this for his advantage.He found Comedy.He says that unlike the average person he looks at one thing and sees all the seven different ways that he can be.-Seven possibilities

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Michaeljnr perfoms at youth rallies,church and prisons.He performs for different kinds of people.

He says ‘if I am in the club my materials have to be clean enough for the church,if I am in the pulpit it has to be funny enough to work in the club’

I totally love his joke on Jesus’ little brother..Watch it here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRkaXQo6-9E

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Some two thousand years ago,a man was was nailed to the cross.Jesus!! It wasn’t a story of tragedy but a story of hope and love.Thank you God for loving us..We love you too..

I asked what easter means personally to a few people and this is what they had to say…

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NanaAma Kankam : ‘On Easter,I watch the ‘Passion of christ to remind me of how Christ was humiliated for my sake’

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Patrick : ‘God proved his love on the cross and when Christ hung on the cross,bled and died,It was God saying to the world’ ‘I LOVE YOU’
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Agnes: ‘Easter reminds you that Christ died for us sinners and we have now become his children.He has put his spirit in us’
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Abby: ‘Easter reminds me of the dead and resurrection of christ’
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Francis Armah: ‘Many people do not understand the true meaning of easter.It is about the ressurection of Jesus Christ’

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John Siisi Annan: ‘For me,Easter is about reflecting on the passion and suffering of Jesus Christ.It is more of a solemity than a celebration’
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Nana: ‘Jesus died to forgive our sins’

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Abigail Quarshie:’It is the celebration of the resurrection of  Jesus christ.Easter means Christ’s victory over death’

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Meet Adwoa Kora Asare,a young enterpreneur in Ghana.A product of Aburi Girls Senior High School and the designer behind Kora Couture.Adwoa is a student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology studying Communications Design.She says she likes hand bags and loves making them.

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She started making samples a year ago and has not stopped since.She says ‘you just give me the colour and I will design what you want’

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Adwoa says she loves fashion and is very concious about what she wears and how she combines colours in her outfits.

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‘In the next five years,my designs will be of international standards and I hope to be among the top designers in the industry’

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She says she inspires herself and is also inspired by nice things around her.Adwoa wants to manage her own firm some day and make more of her designs.

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Get your African Inspired handbags at Kora.Contact Kora on 0247914092.’Your orders will be delivered on time,No two ways about that.’ Says Adwoa

Wear a Piece of Africa

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So Proud to be the friend and sister of an extraordinary and creative young lady in Ghana.She has really shown that age doesn’t matter.All you need is the talent and passion.She is Anastasia Afiyo Atiglo,the brain and hands behind Afiyo creations.Her designs really portray a sense of ‘Africaness’ and elegance.

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She is just not following her passion and earning from it but she is also giving back.She has trained children in a small community in Obrachire how to be make beads.Something they can carry on for the rest of their lives and even earn a living from it some day.

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You are reading about Anas as I call her because she inspires me to do what I love and give back while doing it 🙂

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She is also a team member of PASS-A-BOOK and other Social initiatvies.

Hey Anas,all the best and see you at the top 🙂

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The first thing I said when I heard about the passing of Chinue Achebe was ‘Wow,what a lucky man’

I guess I said that because I have a dream of becoming a renowned writer and he got to live my dream before his exist out of his world.

He found what gave him joy and fulfillment in life and he did just that-Writing.He actually described writing as his ‘weapon.’

Chinue Achebe was Nigerian’s novelist,poet and professor.He wrote some of Africa’s  popular books like ‘No longer at ease,”Things fall apart,’ and the ‘Man of the people.’He is known to be the father of African literature.

Nelson Mandela called him ‘the writer in whose company the prsion walls came down.

Born on November 16,1930 and died at the age of 82.Rest in Peace Hero.

Quotes by Chinue Achebe.

“While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.”

“If you don’t like someone’s story, write your own.”

“Nobody can teach me who I am. You can describe parts of me, but who I am -and what I need -is something I have to find out myself.”

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On August 16 2012,my friend called me to tell me I was in the newspaper.

I was excited and curious at the same time.I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the paper.

‘MANDELA’S AUTOPSY AND MIRANDA ‘S PASSION.’ Was the headline of the story.

Really honoured and humbled by this.

Thanks to Manasseh Awuni Azure(2011 Best Journalist of the year) for great piece.

I am keeping the newspaper to show it to my children 🙂

Read the article here http://opinion.myjoyonline.com/pages/feature/201205/86700.php