Why did this one, fairly common occurrence drive me to tears and strengthen my resolve as a feminist?Read More Random Thoughts #43
Ash Wednesday Reflections Watering can in hand, I stroll casually to do my favourite early morning activity – watering the flowers. On the way, I see this little flower gracefully, stubbornly and defiantly growing through a crack in the driveway and I ask myself: if this little guy could talk, what would it say? Little […]Read More 2020 Lenten Chronicles
Teach the pupils and students about sex in a comprehensive manner so that they will discuss sex and sexuality in an open, informative environment – you said no.
Now seven teenage girls have been suspended and expelled from the boarding house after being caught talking about sex using cellphones.Read More Random Thoughts #43
What a hellish week last week was. Simply a nightmare. I’m a trained broadcast journalist and a woman from a family full of nurses so the murder of Ruth Eshun and the escalating vitriol and violent threats Gayle King faced was a double whammy. Mrs. Eshun was raped and murdered in Ayoum in the Bosomtwi […]Read More Random Thoughts #42
I’ve heard it said that one’s perception shapes ones reality; if this is the case, then this distorted perception that Ghanaians (and Black Africans on the whole) and African Americans have about each other is really doing us more harm than good.Read More Black On Black: Ghana’s Complicated Relationship With The Diaspora
How is Ghana going to grow from where we are to where we ought to be when we have politicians who prefer to sell us four year political manifestos instead of a national vision?Read More Throwing Political Tantrums #34
#1. A First Taste of Tamale As part of my personal resolution to Say Yes To New Adventures, I vowed to travel more around Ghana and expand my horizons. And God heard my prayer and decided that January would be a good way to kick start things with a trip to the capital of the […]Read More Out & About