Monday, September 24, 2018

Why Western African Feminists Get It Wrong

I have had exchanges with my friends on topics and issues within feminism­—some educating and some downright emotional with little to gain from the...

Kumasi City And The Shopping Mall, Courtesy Of The More Educated Than His Ancestor

NTOABOMA—The more educated than his Ancestor (The Metha) has a new place to go and look more like Europeans. Enter the new Kumasi City...

A Stranger’s Stew

SUHUM—My grandmother warned me to never drink from a stranger’s glass or eat a meal prepared outside of the family, unless of course, I...

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...