Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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...

Love On The Banks Of The Nile

‘Tahir!’ I called out his name. I know he is gone forever. I stood on the banks of the Blue Nile starring into the...

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...

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...

The Code of Bushido & The Code of Maat

It was a code unuttered and unwritten, the way of the Samurai, the code of moral principles which the warrior had to master. It...

A Suicide Note To My Love

The Suicide Note album consists of eight songs that tell a love story. It opens with "Adobea", who would wake up early in the...

The Day The Music Stopped

I was in the sixth form. St Augustine’s College was fifty years old. The celebration was going to be the biggest ever in the...

Team B And The Latter Day Moses

President Atta Mills has neither the gift of the gab nor the charisma to lead a people, and neither did Moses. The difference, however,...

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...

Yes Sir Master, Worries Of A Diasporan Brother

It was Christmas day in 2008. I woke up to an eerie silence, only interrupted by the sizzling sound of the electric milk van...