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ROOTS II

*I don’t like to write an intro before the main article but my two pieces on Roots, Roots I and Roots II, are the kind that one finds really hard to translate emotions into words. I wish I could adequately express everything I felt while watching the miniseries but I have come to the realisation… Continue reading ROOTS II

Africa · Ghana · Musings · Opinion

ROOTS I

*I don’t like to write an intro before the main article but my two pieces on Roots, Roots I and Roots II, are the kind that one finds really hard to translate emotions into words. I wish I could adequately express everything I felt while watching the miniseries but I have come to the realisation… Continue reading ROOTS I

Africa · Musings · Opinion

REMEMBERING GARISSA

Garissa happened last year This sentence has reverberated in my mind for most of the past month, sometimes abruptly at a lecture, while taking a bath, or in the middle of the night. Garissa happened last year I say it like its an anniversary of a joyous occasion or a memory of a wonderful event… Continue reading REMEMBERING GARISSA

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A CASE AGAINST GRADES

We had our first group presentations in class last semester. We were assigned to groups, given different topics and weekly deadlines for our presentations. We were to present to our fellow students and were graded by a smattering of lecturers. Generally, the class took the exercise seriously and judging by the planning, research and even… Continue reading A CASE AGAINST GRADES

Opinion

PRAY FOR HUMANITY

In a world where violence is the norm, few acts leave me feeling scared, angry, and powerless all at once as often as terrorist attacks. In those moments, I need to write: to darken the paper with my anger at the perpetrators, to wet its hardness with the tears of my sadness for the victims… Continue reading PRAY FOR HUMANITY

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The Price Of Riches

In Friday’s Daily Graphic (Ghana’s biggest newspaper), there was a story about a 19 year old guy who was arrested for offering up his 4 year old nephew as sacrifice for a money ritual. The twist in the tale was that the occultist who was to perform the rituals had actually demanded two chickens but… Continue reading The Price Of Riches

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Too Young To Love?

I have always been baffled by older folk telling younger people, especially teenagers or adolescents that they (the younger ones) are too young to love or to know what love is. I mean, I understand and agree with the view that dating and relationships should be left for a later age since maturity helps one… Continue reading Too Young To Love?