Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Yeeye Aka Akwantuo Mu – Worries of a Diasporan Brother

After a week of strong debating on issues such as the use of academic titles (Daniel Pryce), Mills Should Arrest Rawlings (Justice Sarpong) and...

Mawi – The Last of a Dying Breed of Warriors

"Conquer or Die Trying." ~ Motto of the Gbeto. NTOABOMA -- This story is not for the juvenile, neither is it for the faint-hearted. This...

The Lengthy Petition Against The Leaders Of The Rich States

Two million, forty-one thousand, three hundred eight-nine signatures and counting. The names were scribbled by hand on loose sheets of notebook paper. The entire collection...

Songbirds of Mogadishu

Alma was five when her family moved to Yemen.  This was as a result of the overthrow of Siad Barre’s government in her native...

Christianity, Determinism and the Making of the Devil’s Cut in Ntoaboma

NTOABOMA -- No place makes better Akpeteshie than Ntoaboma. This is actually true. No one brewed this hard liquor better than my grandmother. This...

Mississippi: America’s Forgotten Underbelly

GALESBURG, ILL, USA -- I came to the U.S. in my early 20s for college from my village in Middle Belt, Nigeria. Prior to...

Of Jets, Armed Robbers and Accident Victims

I must admit that when I heard Ghana was going to purchase some military planes, I was quite happy about the news. And why...

Enlightenment or Backwardness?

You have a child whom you've been bathing in a basin. Beautiful child. Imperfect child. Wise child. Flawed child. Human(e) child. Made you tear,...

The Old Man And The Public Latrine

He lived across from the public latrine that was for many the sole comfort of exercising the call of nature. He was now a...

How We Chopped Down Gandhi’s Statue at the University of Ghana

NTOABOMA -- Before I left home, my great grandmother called me into her living room. “Remember what you’ve been taught by that table,” as she...