Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Beyond Nomenclature, Converting Ghana’s Polytechnics to Varsities is Only a Degree Away

ACCRA -- In April last year, I broached a boring and controversial subject about the quality of our university education, questioning the not-too-smart idea...

Why Corporate Greed Means More Computer Glitches For Consumers

I wasn’t always so pessimistic about the pecking order, but after several encounters with corporate greed, which I will divulge shortly, I knew where I stood—firmly opposed to corporate interests.

The Second Cold War And The Strangelove Between The Two Nuclear Powers

Sakho Asante Menes Tau Nefetiti Akosua Abeka Tensions have been festering and brewing between the two biggest nuclear powers, the USA and Russia, over compliance with a number...

The Problem With Refrigeration

Heating the planet just 2 degrees can have detrimental effects on its terrain, ocean waters, and chemical compositions. Increasing refrigeration escalates this mounting concern at a frightening rate.

Muslim Women, Burkinis, and the Right to Choose

DJENNE -- All women, including Muslim women, have the right to choose. This statement appears to be so straightforward that it would go uncontested...

Rejecting Colonial Knowledge in Africa

ACCRA -- The wrong assumption that scientific thinking means thinking in conformity with western culture sits deep in the mentality of the (mis)-educated African....
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The Wigs Must Go!

ACCRA -- Silky, white, and made from horse hair, old-style European wigs—periwigs—are uncomfortable (ill-fitting and itchy) and downright ludicrous. They also carry a hefty...

World War II – Historical Memory And Its Contradictions In The African Psyche

This May 2015 marks 70 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe. It lasted a bit longer in the Asia-Pacific...

How White Western Media Justifies Black Killings

Lately white Americans, especially the white male American police force, have come under suspicion for what has become the rampant killing of young black...

The AU – Africa Without Africans and Why the U.S. Is Interested in a...

NTOABOMA -- Earlier this year African Union (AU) bigwigs voted to stop the people of Haiti from officially rejoining and realigning their common socio-economic...