Author: Okyeame Kwame Nsiah-Apau and Anica Nsiah-Apau with Kyei Amoako.
Reviewer: Nanabanyin Dadson
Ghana’s “Rap Doctor”, Okyeame Kwame may not be one to associate with books. As far as his teeming fans are concerned, his forte lies with show business, producing such award winning music bangers such as Mesan Aba, Versatile Show, Made in Ghana, Mawensem, The Clinic, Woso, The Game, Faithful, Sika and Bolgatanga.
A recurrent online video, a skit featuring an exchange between a white teacher in America and one of her black primary school pupils, beautifully illustrates, I think, the proverb that ‘many a true word is spoken in jest’.
In my article last week titled, ‘Prince Philip Goes Home & Culture,’ I wrote on how expensive, wasteful, time-consuming and complicated Ghanaian funerals are, as against the simple funeral of Prince Philip in the UK.
In late 2019, the novel coronavirus pandemic began its entry into the world. By March 2020, the virus had entered Ghana. In Ghana and elsewhere in the world, measures to limit the spread of the virus restricted movements and mass gatherings.
“And they ill-treated them for no other reason than that they believed in Allah, Exalted in Power, Worthy of All Praise. Him to Whom belongs the dominion of heavens and the earth! And Allah is Witness to all things.” (Al Buruj 85:8-9).