Monday, April 23, 2018

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...

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...