Killing the African Dream →
Sometimes, I feel like if we could just get rid of this, we could avoid so many problems. About three years ago, a foreign organization visited a Ghanaian village that had frequent outbreaks of diarrheao, cholera, typhoid etc. Why? The well they were drinking from had dirty infected water. They had good intentions. They wanted to help. So they built a solar panelled borehole for the people, told...
The LAFA (Locally Acquired Foreign Accent) →
” Ever heard a Ghanaian you know (for a fact, mind you) has never set foot on U.S. or British shores speak with an accent you found downright baffling? Or had a friend return from the briefest of summer vacations with a new, inexplicable tendency to slur words while completely sober? This, my dear friends, is L.A.F.A – the Locally Acquired Foreign Accent – and it is taking Accra by storm....
The idea that intelligence is linked to English pronunciation is a legacy from...– Delalorm Semabia, 25, a Ghanaian blogger (via varys)