Where have all the ethnic Ga politicians in Ghana gone: must representation in parliament still be based on ethnicity and residency?

This article was published in the Daily Statesman http://www.thestatesmanonline.com/index.php/politics/4420-where-have-all-the-ga-politicians-gone-part-i WHERE HAVE ALL THE GA POLITICIANS GONE? (PART I) ADE SAWYERR16 JANUARY 2019 HITS: 139 POLITICS Emmanuel Kyeremateng Agyarko, the late MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon, served his constituency well. We must all mourn his death and hope that he rests in eternal peace in the … Continue reading Where have all the ethnic Ga politicians in Ghana gone: must representation in parliament still be based on ethnicity and residency?

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Going to the President to find a Chief?

I just read that some Ga chiefs went to Flagstaff House to ask the President of the republic of Ghana to come to their house and decide for them who will be their chief, the response was genuine and sympathetic but at the same time it is yet another manifestation of what is wrong with … Continue reading Going to the President to find a Chief?

In praise of Kpele wontsemei – Marion Kilson

In Praise of Kpele Wↄƞtsԑmԑi By Marion Kilson                                            Caught by her god,                                                           Chosen messenger between god and human;                                            Caught by her god,                                                           Defamed no more as childless and unschooled;                                            Caught by her god,                                                           Crowned with the five corners of the world;                                            Caught by her god,                                                           To perform … Continue reading In praise of Kpele wontsemei – Marion Kilson

Transformation by Marion Kilson

Transformation By  Marion Kilson Brought from inner sequestration  Into a guest-filled yard. Laid upon the ground at twilight; Lifted to the star— Not once but thrice. Distilled drink passes among guests;  Each one whispers the name. Each one sips from a coconut. Each one whispers again— Not once but thrice. The trash heap no longer … Continue reading Transformation by Marion Kilson

Just athought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?

Just a thought - The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved? I start bythanking the speakers for their brilliant thoughts on this tortured issue ofrace equality that is still topical several years after the first Race Relations Act was passed in 1968. Their views have been as divergent but no less important to … Continue reading Just athought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?

The fantasy, the dream and the Brexit Vote.

What started out as an internecine war within the Conservative party has engulfed the whole country and turned into a farce with politicians billed as fantasists and dreamers, with some who are delusional thinking that they are realists. It was a Conservative leader Ted Heath, who in 1973 took us into Europe much against the … Continue reading The fantasy, the dream and the Brexit Vote.

Tribute to a modern day hero – Bra Ate Ofosu-Amaah

  Whilst we must stoically accept the passing of Bra Ate, because we knew that he had been unwell for some time, his death nevertheless leaves a deep void. The entire family and his many friends will continue to mourn the death of this man of many parts who played different roles in their lives. … Continue reading Tribute to a modern day hero – Bra Ate Ofosu-Amaah