Manasseh’s Folder

Manasseh’s Folder: Afriyie-Ankrah’s tears in the rain

Source: Ghana|Joy FM|Manasseh Azure Awuni Date: 22-08-2014 Time: 08:08:32:am    There is this story about parliamentarians whose bus was involved in a fatal accident on their way to a rural community to inspect a project. When rescuers heard about the accident and got to the scene later, they found the bus but there was no single person in it, dead or alive. After some ...

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Manasseh’s Folder: John Mahama and the python eaters of SADAland

Source:modernghana.com The author, Manasseh, received Young Achiever’s award from President Mahama in 2012 The faces in a hall at Christ the King Parish were happy ones. It was a Sunday afternoon. The worshipers had left but another group of people troubled by a common background of poverty had gathered in one of the halls at the parish. They were members ...

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Manasseh’s Folder: Tears of a Police officer’s widow

Source: myjoyonline.com Date: 01-10-2013 Time: 01:10:07:am The room is stuffy. It is only a little more spacious than a lotto kiosk. It is like a cubicle in a students’ hostel. But here, it is supposed to house a family: husband, wife and children. And sometimes long distant relatives. This is the Accra Central Police Barracks. But the deplorable nature of the barracks and ...

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Manasseh`s Folder: Being an Investigative Journalist in the Republic of Gyeedaland

Source: Myjoyonline.com Investigative journalism is difficult. It often requires extra hard work. Self denial. And sacrifice. It is expensive. It requires time. In fact, it is like exorcising witchcraft. If you do not have time and patience, don’t start it. Investigative journalism also needs courage. It needs extra-ordinary courage. The courage to dispel the fear and possibility of being hurt. And ...

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