A Stroll Through The Mind (II)

The human brain is typically made up of the neurons and the glial cells. These are the main cells present in the nervous system. The glial cells remove dead neurons and viruses from the nervous system, as well as produce myelin in the brain. The neurons, on the other hand, transmit information mainly between the…

British Council Ghana Invites Applications for National Service Recruitment 2021

The British Council, Ghana, is currently inviting applications for National Service Personnel for the year 2021/2022. The organization seeks to bridge the gap between academia and the job market, while equipping young Ghanaians with skills that are relevant in the global market. Why you should apply? Working with the British Council offers you the opportunity…

Unbalanced Weights

Facet One II He stepped calmly into the dock, looked briefly at his attorney, then at the chief prosecutor and at the judge. He seemed to feel very much at ease. Someone suddenly coughed at the back of the packed courtroom. He looked across, and there she was, the rage and fire still blazing in…

Unbalanced Weights

Facet one Prologue “Mr Francis Gameli has been dropped of all charges that led to his unfortunate arrest on June 8, 1989. The applicant was convicted on a charge of murder of one Mr Akatugba. He has served thirty one years of his jail term. However, Mr Gameli has been found not guilty and he…

Flash fiction

8:00 am GMT We were told that Accra is a beautiful place, of luxuries and sheer bliss. So we traveled all the way from north, some from east and west, and we finally arrived in Accra at the south to have our share of the cake. My sister, it was a lie—yes Accra is a…

A Stroll Through The Mind (I)

“The Brain is the citadel of the senses; this guides the principle of thought.” The human brain is the most powerful organ in the body. Over the years, humans have used the brain as a tool to create, destroy, manipulate, rule and several others. To begin with, the brain is divided into two hemispheres: the…

Flash fiction

My Goat Akilakpa has been angry since yesterday; at himself, at her, in fact, at everyone. So he has refused to answer anyone’s call. The situation was getting out of hand, so Yawa has come to Kobby–Akilakpa’s best friend–to try and talk with Akilakpa and find out what she had done wrong. From what she…

Flash Fiction

Shortcuts are Dangerous Auntie Efua alighted at her usual bus stop. She crossed the road to the other side and began to walk briskly. There was not a single soul outside and the entire neighbourhood was quiet, except for some barks from the night dogs in the area. After every two steps, she would turn…

Flash fiction

First Time It was my first time. I sat still. I didn’t know what to do. Would it go smooth or rough? I asked myself. I had heard stories about first times–a lot of stories. While some recounted the experience as pleasant, others thought it was awkward and sometimes terrific. Consequently, I was filled with…

Short Fiction

Drama in the Hall again. Facet 1 It was a big room– a single room. A coffee-brown velvety partition divided the room into two halves; a chamber and a hall. In one corner of the hall, was an old wooden cupboard containing a few plates and some cooking utensils. A coal pot was found next…