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Sweating The Big Things in Life. Critical News, 9th March 2014

Posted by Business in Ghana on March 11, 2014

Sydney Casely-Hayford, sydney@bizghana.com

Mid-market Kasoa, I was sitting in a chop bar with a few local friends.  Well, I met them there when I stopped on my way to Winneba, hungry and thirsty, hoping for some decent fufu and goat light soup, garnished with okro, twisted intestines and wholesome kpakpo shito.  I also had very little cash on me and that was a major motivator for the diversion, rather than the palatial hotel a few kilometers earlier, where the price of a plate of Chinese rice and sliced beef cost more than five servings of the local chops.

I was on my way to give a motivational talk to students in Winneba, whom I understood were very down after they realized the state of unemployment after graduation.

It was my second trip into the bar.  My first was a quick U turn when I saw the little girl washing the bowls and blowing snot with her bare fingers at the same time.  A hasty retreat to the local plastic bowl kiosk, I picked out a decent sized eating one, light cream, and headed back. Read the rest of this entry »

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