Thursday, December 14, 2017

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...

Galamsey Fuel: Or How The Political Party In Ghana Funds Its Campaign In A...

NTOABOMA—Here is how the price of fuel at the pump in Ntoaboma usually works. The fuel is imported into Ghana by Bulk Dealership Companies...

In Africa, The Rabbit Hole That Is English and French As Educational Languages Remain...

Do not go down a rabbit hole, the saying goes, for you do not know how far the rabbit hole will go. Wise words...

Cannibalism And Modern Capitalism

We live in a dog-eat-dog-world. The expression refers to an existence so callous that it becomes normal to eat the flesh of one’s own...

Akple Enye Ame: Or How Ghana’s Accra Ruling Elite Became Galamsey Cocoa Administrators

NTOABOMA—Once again, I am paid an impromptu visit by my grandfather. I asked, “For what do I deserve such an august guest in my...

Leaders Who Disgrace And Pull Africa Backwards

On May 7, the French people elected Emmanuel Macron as their new president. Macron was born on 21 December 1977, which means he is...

Yaa Asantewaa Versus The More Educated Than His Ancestor

NTOABOMA—Every evening, since I was little, my grandfather always engaged us on the ritual deipnosophies of Ntoaboma. One of these small talks may come...

It’s British Humour; Let’s Put A Sock In It For Jon Benjamin

It’s too hot around here, Innit? Grab a beer. Share a little gossip. Have a laugh when you can. Kiss that old school sweetheart....

Dear Ijeawele: A Blackface Neoliberal Feminist Manifesto

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has continued her tiresome rants about women and men in Africa, much to the chagrin of residents on the Mother continent....