Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Myth of Single Parenthood

Let me tell a story. There's a woman I know who has a young daughter. Let's call this woman Ajara. The fellow who would...

Catastrophe – Cult Idols are Killing their Darling Worshippers

ACCRA -- These days, the designation ‘unbeliever’ or ‘freethinker’ would best describe tongues-speaking Christians than agnostics or even atheists. Trapped between the extremes of...
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The Meaning of Black

In the beginning, there was Black. Black is the origin. Of all people. Black is a present people. A future people. A historic people. Kemet. The Black Land. Black is...

The Declining Significance of Manhood

DJENNE -- Boys will be boys. Men will be men. Do these simple statements still hold for modern African society? Personally I think not. It...

Power Differentials in Our Anti-Colonial Struggle

Series of Writings on Decolonisation, Part I. With neo-colonialism diffused into both activism and apathy towards politics, an abstract revisit has become imperative. The need...

Children and Modern Society

ACCRA -- Not long ago, my grandmothers each had ten or twelve children. In those days, most of our grand aunts also birthed about...

The African Woman – God’s Supreme Gift to Mankind

Some dabble in the bumptious and the day-to-day drudgery of amassing wealth. Some kill for diamonds. Some will do you for dope. Some heap...

One Soda and Your Best Salmon

ACCRA — The flight attendant came down the aisle. Would you like something to drink? One person responded briefly, Coke. Diet Coke, said another. It said something...

The House Negro, the Plantation and Master Clinton

In the United States’ Democratic Primaries and Caucuses, one would often hear that Hillary Clinton (wife of former republican-leaning Democratic President Bill Clinton) has...

Nwanebuni Okafor’s Hand is the Extension of his Eye!

ABIDJAN -- Kelvin Nwanebuni Okafor is not just an artist – he doesn’t just draw – he captures images. He is a cameraman, only...