Identity

      Africa

      Poetry/Prose: Hybrid

      Grand plans. That’s what we had. Of where we’d end up, how we’d end up, when we’d end up. I mean, we said “let’s leave it to Allah, let’s wait and see”. But really, the levers in our mind had long clanked away. Breaking news: I will never be Ghanaian, African [insert whatever label] enough. …

          Keeping It Real on the African Union (AU)’s Relevance

          Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the African Union – formerly the Organization for African Unity – and while much of the attention might have been on the Chinese-built AU headquarters in Addis Ababa where Africa’s leaders gathered for the AU Summit, there was certainly a lot of coffee shop talk in Cyberville as well. …

            Poetry/Prose: Identity & Other (Travel) Musings

            The thing about embarking on a new experience – travel, project, idea, decision, dream, opportunity – is that you always uncover yourself anew. —“Why don’t you write anymore?”That’s the question that sent me running back here.The number of false-start posts I’ve had in the last two months are shameful to say the leastYou either go …