He referred to himself as a hustler telling the young students in the audience that they were living in China in better times and nothing they were going through could compare to the difficulties he faced 19 years ago as a ‘nobody’.
It is already a year since Ghana experienced its worst disaster in the country’s history. Tagged as the June 3 twin disaster or the ‘Black Wednesday’, that day still brings painful memories to many Ghanaians, even those who did not lose loved ones or properties to the marauding floods and the raging inferno from the Goil filling station that burnt people alive.
Skyscrapers, modern architecture and glass buildings are springing up everywhere in the capital city, Accra. A casual tour of the city centre and other suburbs reveals a fast developing city with massive cranes of all colours at various construction sites all over the city.
Places worthy of note are the famed Airport City close to the Kotoka International Airport, where developers are outdoing each other with hitherto unseen architecture in the country.
It is not only a delicacy in the northern part of the country – it has become a national pride and has increasingly drawn many followers.
The guinea fowl, which is locally known as ‘akonfem’ in the Akan Language, is a very agile bird. However, it is not its swiftness that has gained it such popularity – it has been in the news severally.