Oh me I know a lot of things oo. A lawyer must always be abreast with things. I have an Instagram account. I even know about the Kardashians. This was the only time I heard the name “Kardashians” in a law class and it happened to be a Torts class with Kwame Gyan (Esq). Ordinarily,... Continue Reading →
NB: The word rape and sexual violence are used interchangeably and rape is not used in the limited way ACT 29 defines it. Also, sexual violence here includes unconsented sexual activities with males, indecent assault, and defilement. The Damning Statistics. Rape and other forms of sexual violence are pervasive the world over. It knows... Continue Reading →
In doha, I was astounded to find women walking the beautiful and serene city streets at 1:00 midnight. I saw couples young and old holding hands walking the amazing Al Corniche street along the waterfront. I saw families with infants just leisurely enjoying a stroll at midnight. I saw women in full hijab exercising on the public exercise equipment littered on the beautiful street side. I saw women enjoying night out in the amazing Souq Waqif, some in hijab, others not, some smoking, others not. In essence, this was the most cosmopolitan city I have ever witnessed, especially at night.
The survival of the modern human race has been attributed to the development of laws as a system of guiding human behavior in society. As against the state of nature where individual liberties had not yet manifested and private property was not yet an acceptable norm, modern society enshrines the protection of life, yields of... Continue Reading →
Anyone who has ever played with a camera knows it is always better to take a picture when the subject is absent minded. This point is so self-evident that people actually fake “no-look” poses once they realize you are taking a picture of them. Ask any wedding photographer whether this is true and you will... Continue Reading →
I see a lot of people making fun of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo's boots to the coronation of the Yaa Naa in Yendi yesterday. They've been calling it “Wellington boots”. I know many of us don't know our history and especially the history of other ethnic groups other than ours. So the... Continue Reading →
The idea that Ghanaian Christians are Islamophobic is not entirely accurate. I say this with trepidation because of what it means for people from the various sides of this debate raging in Ghana right now regarding this subject. So I will take my time to carefully lay down my reasons. I want to start with... Continue Reading →
To have everything you spend your money on monitored and tracked by the government is getting into dangerous territory here. Already, the Chinese government deducts points from citizens who buy alcohol because most Chinese citizens now use Alipay to buy everything. In a way, allowing the government to know everything we buy is a rather scary scenario and has rather ominous Orwelian implications. Are we then to become wards or children of the state so that the state decides what we can and cannot purchase with our hard earned money?
Arguments are very interesting. More than just shouting your points across from entrenched positions, arguments are a lot more about subtleties of the positions you are pushing across than they are about the major sticking points that jumps across at first. In most social media banters, the nuances get lost in the heat of... Continue Reading →