You remember those essay exams where they asked you to compare and contrast two different elements, states, circumstances, phenomena, etc.? Well, yeah, I hated them too. That said, here's a light-hearted "compare and contrast" of the USA v Ghana. A surprising number of similarities.
USA Why is there a Starbucks on every corner?
Ghana Why is there a pharmacy on every corner?
USA Because Starbucks makes boatloads of money
Ghana Because pharmacies make boatloads of money
Ghana Uber/Yango/Bolt (but Bolt is killin' it)
USA Uber Eats/Doordash/Postmates etc.
Ghana Uber Eats/Bolt Food
USA Amazon is for anyone
Ghana Amazon is for rich people
USA Humor: lots of sarcasm
Ghana Humor: sarcasm doesn't work (more literal).
USA Wassup bro?
Ghana Wassup bro?
USA Credit cards/Apple Pay/Zelle/Paypal/CashApp
Ghana Mobile wallets/credit cards, but cash is still king
USA People love KFC
Ghana People love KFC (and think it's cool to eat there)
USA People like pizza
Ghana People are crazy about pizza (buy someone pizza, they'll love you forever)
USA Bribing police officers: not a good idea
Ghana Works every time
USA Being on time is important
USA Service tech tomorrow between 1 and 5 PM
Ghana Sometime this week. Maybe.
USA People love and admire SUVs
Ghana People love and admire SUVs
USA Regular scheduled trash pickup
Ghana Call as needed, or flag them down as they go by
USA Automated trash trucks
USA Best universities staggeringly expensive
Ghana Best universities staggeringly expensive
USA Flaunt your wealth
Ghana Flaunt your wealth
USA Sanitation: satisfactory
Ghana Next topic
USA Begging the populace to take the Covid vaccine
Ghana The populace can't even find the Covid vaccine
USA Crooked politicians
Ghana Very crooked politicians
USA Rich megachurch pastors
Ghana Rich megachurch pastors
USA Hypocritical pastors
Ghana Hypocritical pastors