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BROOKLYN—After reading Professor Raymond Atuguba’s statement alleging tribalism for the removal of Professor Mawutor Avoke and Dr. Theopholus Senyo Akorlie from office as Vice-Chancellor and Finance Officer, respectively of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), and the removal of Dr. Wilberforce Dzisah as Rector of the Ghana Institute of...

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Ghana’s Akufo-Addo Government: The Unremitting Banality And Inconceivable Terror

Akufo-Addo’s increasingly dangerous, incendiary attacks on Ghanaians who dare to critique his office came to a height when he nailed to the cross all pundits who questioned his government’s outright sale of ancestral lands to a foreign militia (USAFRICOM). On April 5 this year, the...

Ghana’s Cathedrals & Cutlasses: Or How Jesus Said Turn the Other Cheek, God Said No, Tit For Tat.

Owning a cutlass, or a machete, can mean many things to different people. A man wielding a cutlass, on his way to the farm, in broad day light Kigali, Rwanda, can inevitably evoke terrifying memories of the genocide led by the French against Tutsis...

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My friends boast of this glorious philosophy. They use terms like free enterprise and free market—free everything, really. They say this glorious philosophy is the best invention since goat pepper soup. Now I am really interested. That comparison has gotten my attention. Tell me more. This philosophy they boast...
Ghana—a forced collection of African ethnic groups by European colonial pirates—has yet to achieve nationhood since its inception in 1957. Ghana’s first president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, side-stepped the issue of nation-building by opting rather for continent-building and mansion-building in the skies. Or what he called the African Union. Our...

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