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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP13 – Smooth Wrapz Is Open 2

And here we are! The final episode of the penultimate season of the beloved MTD series! We’ve already seen the good vibe it’s sorta ending on, but there’s still quite a lot more to be seen, so… let’s complete this! “Diamond my love! That was a fantastic speech!” Larissa gushed as she stretched her arms […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP12 – Smooth Wrapz Is Open 1

So season 3 ends with a good thing. Diamond’s little business is opening up, and we get to see the build-up to it! Of course, a lot is going to happen in the midst of all this. So let’s get into part 1 of this… “Ah! Edem! Are you seriously saying this? Really?” “And what […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP11 – Mute

So, we carry on with this tale. Toby’s realized his error, we’re hoping for the best for Aki, and don’t forget that Diamond’s business is still under works. Oh yeah, and some brewing somtin with Edem. We should see something about that soon enough… “Hello?… Yes?… Massa, massa, goweyu! Idiot!” Oscar ended the call and […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP10 – Black & White Sunday

So from last season, it became obvious that Delphine wanted Toby in a certain way. And it’s pretty official, she got her wish. What’s next? Oh, and we’re surely hoping for the best for Aki, too… It was 6 am on Sunday morning. In room 101, Toby was just about stirring from his sleep when […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP9 – All Yours

Time to close out the month of May with the latter part of this season. So, as was mentioned the last time, your wonders about Toby and his little dalliance with Delphine will finally be answered. Let’s go! “Ah! Seriously?” “Yes oo, Toby. The man was keeping Maabena as a side chick all this time, […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP8 – Saturdays Are For Weddings

I dunno why, but this just happens to be one of my favourite episodes! And thanks to the current state of affairs, I get to put it out on a Saturday! Let’s dig in… “Yesu adi nkunim… over Satan power… Messiah adi nkunim ooo… I’m an overcomer…” Koda’s ‘Hosanna’ song was on full blast as […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP7 – Tears and Talks

So episode 6 was a pretty thrilling one, with us witnessing Toby letting go of his self-control and kowtowing to the seductress that is Delphine. We’ll see what happens with him later, but in the meantime, let’s find out the repercussions of what happened with Oscar… Taro Street, as was usually the case on a […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP6 – This Ain’t Right, But…

So y’all have probably been wondering what’s happening with Toby. Yeah, he’s been low key, but you’ll know what’s up with him today. Let’s get into this one! “So Aki’s home now?” Kwame nodded. “Yeah. Still recovering from the surgery. At least, it was a success. So the chemo follows afterwards. If the cancer hadn’t […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP5 – It’s Complicated

So the journey continues. As far as Adelaide is concerned, she’s in a pretty sticky situation, isn’t she? And poor Oscar hasn’t got a clue what’s going on… Edem stood outside the gate of the Dolphyne house, fiddling with his phone as he waited for Diamond to come out.  After some conversations and check-ups, Selasi […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP4 – A Certain Prophecy

So a lot seems to be going on with the young adult Dolphynes. Everybody’s got their relationship issue. And yeah, there’s the Aki issue, too. Let’s see what’s happening with that… “Awwww, my sweet little doll! I’m so happy to see you before you get into that theater!” Akinyi smiled at Kwame’s phone screen. “My […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP3 – Room 401

After that intense episode, it’s time to get back to the family and all the wahala ongoing… “What’s wrong with Maa?” Serwaah asked in concern as she moved closer to her parents on the couch. Her father held close to his chest a visibly upset Larissa, who was still quite shaken by the visit to […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP2 – My Life Is Messed Up

The meeting between Larissa and Aniyah comes up. Time to see what is gonna occur between them… It was 8:37 as Larissa arrived at the Legon Police Station. A grim expression was on her face as she stepped out of the car and locked it while walking towards the entrance. In the spacious and well […]

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Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP1 – Tough Times

Well well well!! It’s been quite a long time, hasn’t it? But hey, Dabar’s beloved little tribe is back for season 3!!! So as you already know, season 2 had quite a crazy ending. The main arrows being that of Aki’s cancer diagnosis, and most of all, Aniyah brutally murdering that awful guy Adamtey (I […]

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Tales From The Word

#7: Delirant Reges

It was midnight. As you’d expect, many homes in Egypt were silent, as households had retired to bed for the night. Exhausted after a regular busy day. Ensuring those slaves did the work they were supposed to do. Just like any other day, the parents of each household made sure their young ones were tucked […]

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#6: S.M.H.

I found this new teacher to be… interesting. I mean, it’s not like I really admired him or anything, but there was something intriguing about him that I wanted to get a deeper insight into. From a personal perspective. So I sought him out, approached him and invited him to my home for dinner. I […]

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#5: What If Jonathan Was There?

IMAGINE IF JONATHAN HADN’T BEEN KILLED BEFORE DAVID WAS MADE KING, AND THE WHOLE BATHSHEBA ISSUE CAME UP? HERE’S WHAT I FATHOM WOULD HAVE ENSUED IF DAVID HAD TOLD HIS CLOSE FRIEND ABOUT WHAT HE SAW… David sat back in his chair, eyes glazed, mind still focused on what he had just seen on his […]

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Tales From The Word

#4: How Embarrassed He Was

As Haman walked back to his abode, head covered and red with humiliation, he kept wondering to himself: How the heck did this happen? How could I have been so embarrassed today? I should have been honoured in the most extravagant of ceremonies. How??? … It had all started when he found himself in the […]

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#3: It Is Too Late

Helez held on to the tree for dear life, shivering as he tried his utmost best to withstand the torrential downpour. He was already freezing as his body violently trembled. It had been raining heavily for the past four days, with no pause. And as he clutched tightly to the tree, thoughts spun through his […]

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Tales From The Word

#2: Love Over Laws

‘Oh, hallelujah! Hallelujah! Praise the Lord!” the lady shouted, hopping about in extreme ecstasy. We were all witnesses of it, and although we weren’t jumping about like her, we were all just about as excited as she was, considering all she had been through since we had known her. At the time I was born, […]

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#1: Just Another Day

Perez stood outside his tent and breathed deeply. Ah, the great feel of a brand new morning! The morning breeze was so lovely, and it always made him feel good. He was busy observing the neighbouring tents around him when he heard a voice call him. He turned. It was Javan, one of closest pals, […]

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Love Is Such A Beautiful Thing

7 – Mad

It was 1:28 am. Basit sat up in his bed and sighed. Sleep was proving hard to come by, with all the thoughts in his mind. He looked at the person lying beside him. She looked rather comfortable in her slumber. He turned away and shook his head. For the past 2 weeks, he and […]

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Love Is Such A Beautiful Thing

6 – A Beautiful Picture

It was 1800 GMT, and the western horizon was a canvas of aesthetic perfection. A wonderful sight that would get the hairs on the back of the neck of any admirer of beauty on edge. Mr. Richie Acquah smiled at the glorious sunset as he parked his car next to the familiar Toyota Land Cruiser […]

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5 – Eternal Flame

“I really don’t understand why this guy is torturing himself like that,” Theo said to Shane. “It’s so obvious he’s suffering in his predicament, yet he won’t free himself.” “Hmm, I wonder myself,” Shane responded. “He’s in bondage. He can easily free himself – nobody will chew him up for it – but he’s keeping […]

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Love Is Such A Beautiful Thing

4 – Our First Phone Call

Philip dropped his bag as he entered his room, exhausted. “That N1 traffic is nothing short of demonic,” he groaned with relief as he stretched himself out on his bed, thinking back to the over ninety-minute period he had spent on the highway that evening. Having enjoyed the comfort of being sprawled out on his […]

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Love Is Such A Beautiful Thing

3 – You’re Appreciated

Comfort was feeling pretty exhausted. Another busy evening for her. Like every other day, she balanced her job as a school director with being a mother to her three-year-old daughter and a wife to her husband, Ebenezer. And it was not easy. This evening, little Sarai had been a little troublesome, and Comfort didn’t take […]

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Love Is Such A Beautiful Thing

2 – Chocolate Cake

“Good evening, sir. What can I offer you and your children?” the waitress asked Kevin. “Well, give me a meat pie. And two chocolate cake slices for my children,” he responded, much to the delight of the young ones. They were bouncing in their seats with excitement as he made the order. “Yaay! Our cake […]

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Love Is Such A Beautiful Thing

1 – A Sweet Lil Speech

Laughs and smiles all around the room as the birthday boy, five minutes into his entrance, was now starting to absorb the sweet reality of the pretty big surprise party that had been clandestinely arranged. His two colleagues from work, Edem and Sandy, were still shaking him playfully, teasing him about the way he gripped […]

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Gems Of Yesteryear

10. Proverbs 7 Lady

It’s basic, really. A re-enactment of the chapter in question. Definitely another personal favourite of mine… Joe took his phone and looked at the time. It was seven-thirty. It was time for him to go and see Cecilia. A mysterious young lady who he had taken notice of just a few weeks ago, she had […]

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9. Hell Hath No Fury

I think this was a challenge to write a story based on the saying ‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’. Which is why it pretty much ends with that proverb… Derrick laughed as he thought of Vanessa. To think she had really believed all his lies and thought he really did love her? […]

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8. Putting Her In Her Place

Another one of my very first works that I believe should have a place on this anthology. Jay was loving the look on her face. She looked like she had been told she had contracted the HIV virus. Despondency was written all over her face as she faced him. And his fiancée. To think he’d […]

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