Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ghana’s Fine Teachers And The Teaching Of Science

NTOABOMA—In primary school, teachers often combined the two—observation and an explanation of the observation—for easy reading. But one day in boarding school, my physics...

The Zeitgeist of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo And The Plan For Industrialisation

The Zeitgeist of a society is the German term for the spirit of the age, or of the time, and it is a collective...

The Mouse In African Leadership

When you put a mouse in a box, in an attempt to study it, you cannot say you’ve fully understood the mouse outside the...

Christianity Is Not The Problem: Industrialization is a Function of Exploitation, Not Religion

After Pastor Mensah Otabil’s missteps and gaffes culminating in the failure of his personal Christian Bank—which collected interests on loans; a sin—many rose to...

How Lydia Forson Made Me A Sapiosexual  

If I were a sapiosexual, I would marry Lydia Forson in impatient haste. Well, I am actually a sapiosexual; that is, I am a...

Africa’s Under-Industrialization in the Era of White Supremacist Culture

Africa bears tremendous natural resources—unparalleled resources—yet she has not industrialized, while nations that, in comparison, boast a tiny fraction of resources have industrialized, often...

 I Am A Diaspora Returnee, Get Me Out Of Here

I have no regrets for coming back to Ghana after some 12 years abroad, studying to acquire a few advanced degrees and working unthinkable...

Interracial Relationships: The Delusion of a Post-Racial World

I often hear the phrase, “I don’t see color, I only see people,” or “love is colorless,” or “you can’t help who you love,” or...

Emotion vs. Reason: Pedagogy as a Tool of Oppression

Tooling is a fantastic phenomenon. It has existed as long as human. Different socio-political regimes have intentionally and unintentionally used it to reach different...

The Blackface Feminist: Or How The More Educated Than His Ancestors (The Metha) Parades...

NTOABOMA—I was on a short visit to the capital city, Accra, from my humble village when I met a gentleman. After exchanging some niceties...