So owing to the complaints of her in laws, her husband literally stopped her from continuing her education saying that he didn't marry a lawyer. I was livid when I heard this story. According to my friend, her husband and her family said she can't work and be in school at the same time because she had wife duties. So owing to whatever they meant by wife duties, her dreams have been truncated.
MANSPLAINNING New word huh? Probably isn’t if you have been following the conversation on feminism. But if you have not, remember that saying about the story glorifying the hunter so long as the lion is not the one saying it? Good! Bring it down a knot and split the word into two: man... Continue Reading →
Over a year ago, I bought a second hand camera and decided to start photo blogging to while away time. It was six months after graduation and I had decided to use that year as a gap year so there was ample time at my disposal. When I first bought the camera, I knew next... Continue Reading →
Bride price has always been symbolic in traditional Africa. That is why my father, a staunchly traditional man has always grudgingly accepted it with as little an amount as possible. I don't know the exact intricacies of my sisters marital homes but none of their husbands has ever come to us arguing
Its not the word, its the mindset In the run up to the 2016 elections, Salena Zito in article for the Atlantic made an important observation that could qualify as the first rule in the rule book of Trump interpretation. Salena observed that the media took Trump literally but not seriously while his supporters took... Continue Reading →
Imagine that 5% of the population has diabetes. And of the 5% of diabetes sufferers, doctors find that 55% of them got it through eating apples. If I hear a headline saying "diabetes is mostly caused by apples," does that do real justice to the conversation? Forget that say 50% of the population eats apples. But if you read the headline, it might make you up in arms about the dangers of apples and obsessing over the extreme dangers of apples.
Melfa v. R was a case about the manslaughter of Robert Mensah by Melfa. The court held that Melfa had acted out of self defense and thus reduced his sentence from 8 years to 4 years. Robert, papapa. Robert, papapa. Robert Mensah, goalkeeper number one. Aka nana, na wak) aburokyire Kwasia bi te h), eye... Continue Reading →
It’s just another day. Nothing special. Cynics of New Year celebrations always repeat this statement whenever the proverbial curtain is about to be lowered on the year. In all honesty, there is a lot of truth in that statement. Because when you think about it, there is nothing different about 1st January 1, 2018. Maybe... Continue Reading →
dear Ama Ghana, PATRIOTISM IS DEAD: I trust that the infinite power which rules the destinies of the universe has granted you tranquillity in all your endeavours. Pardon me if you may for my failure to keep you posted on the series of events that have gone bye; I know by now you are uninformed... Continue Reading →