- Ghana's highlife grandpapa, Reggie Rockstone, is the genius behind viral ‘waakye in jars’
- Reggie Rockstone responded to critics after images of his waakye in jars with added shito, gari and macaroni gained traction on social media
- Rockstone said his new innovation is meant for hotels and exports
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The mastermind behind the viral ‘waakye in jars’, highlife grandpapa Reggie Rockstone, has finally responded to critics after images of his innovation went viral.
Earlier, YEN.com.com reported that the emergence of the striking photos of waakye packaged in jars had social media buzzing and had evoked varied views from Ghanaians.
Usually, waakye vendors sell waakye in packs or leaves called katemfe leaves or polythene bags and many were triggered after sighting photos of waakye in glass jars.
The images generated a lot of buzz with #waakyelivesmatter trending at Number 1 on Ghana Twitter on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, as many wondered the person behind the innovation.
Responding to the reactions evoked by his decision to package waakye in glass jars, Reggie Rockstone, indicated that the innovation is already generating money while he allayed fears of his concerned followers.
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Ghana’s highlife grandpapa noted that the packaged waakye in glass jars is meant for hotels and export as well as any person with interest in them.
''FEAR NOT MY FELLOW GHANAIANSTHIS IS NOT FOR U WHO LIKE YOUR ROCKZWAAKYE AS WE GAVE! THIS IS AN INNOVATION THAT HAS HIT THE BANK ACC SO SMILE! YOURS IS SAME BUT THIS NA DEAL! NO PLASTIC AND VERY ENVIRONMENTALLY DOPE! HOTELS N OUR FAM OUTSIDE AND FOR U WHO WANT IT SO,’’ he said in a tweet along with emojis.
In another story, YEN.com.gh also reported about Ghanaian creative, Joseph Yaw Frimpong, has developed a reading solutions app called ReaderApp for authors.
The ReaderApp can be accessed on mobile phones by authors who want to make electronic versions of their books available online to readers.
Just like many inventions that were developed in the midst of crisis, Joseph's app was also erupted by a necessity to get the electronic version of his new book available to readers online.
The young Ghanaian talent teamed up with his pals to build the Reader App for authors like himself.
ReaderApp enables authors to market their books online and gives readers access to an online library amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking about his latest invention, Joseph Yaw Frimpong, revealed to the Joy Business Van that the ReaderApp currently has nearly 100 books with almost 1,000 users.
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