Accra Chronicles

Writing The Journey: Accra Chronicles 2 by Nike Ojeikere

Posted: November 11, 2009 at 6:47 pm

Saturday 7th November It’s a bright new day, and our third of trying to leave Accra. Dreadlocked Driver (poor chap) is off yet again to check on The Maria. We pray for Godspeed. At 3PM-ish, Maria is set free from the manacles of the mechanics with firm assurances that she’s good to go. We are […]

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Writing the Journey: Accra Chronicles 5th November 09

Posted: November 10, 2009 at 11:52 am

Kumasi beckoned…but we couldn’t go. Our van is in dire need of a doctor. Oil seal and kick starter issues, they’d said. The van spends its entire day at the mechanics waiting for Martin the Mechanic to apply some ounce of verve, however tiny, into his Ghanaian easy-does-it world view. The oil seal is resealed […]

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