Wednesday, November 22, 2017

In Bed With President Mahama of Ghana?

Andrew Solomon is the author, and most recently had published, “Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.”

Ebola And Its Cultural Casualty In Liberia: Hugs And Kisses

MONROVIA, Liberia — It is hard enough to push away family and friends, shunning an embrace or even a shake of the hand to...

Negro? Prieto? Moreno? A Question of Identity for African-Mexicans

Most Mexicans will describe themselves as mestizo, or mixed white and native Indian. Candido Escuen, a 58-year-old papaya farmer, is not quite sure what...

The Wounded Player And The Self-Proclaimed Innocent

There is a game that is played in US, and in other parts of the world, much like the game of football. When one player...

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...

There Is No Movement Without Rhythm

WATCH THE FILM: FOLI To the people of Baro, this film may not mean much beyond their borders in Guinea, but to those of us...

Revenge Porn An Increasing Trend In Uganda And Our Union

Revenge porn - the publication of nude pictures of an individual without their consent - has become a global issue over the past few...

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...

Charlie Hebdo And Satire: What’s The Point?

Satire may be employed to prick at a society’s conscience and even perhaps challenge the powerful in society - but is that possible in...

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...