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Dumsorlogy. The science of burying one’s head deeply in the ground, of inviting blindness and deafness, of remaining mute when all ears are straining to hear your word. The art of killing dreams, opportunities, and aye, people too. The master of this particular trade? You, Chief Energizer. Yes,…

Dance. If there’s one thing many Africans are good at, it’s got to be that. We move to an unmistakable rhythm. It’s fascinating what the human body can do and I’m always keen to capture the moment and movement. Sometimes it works, other times it doesn’t. But when…

A view of Kigali's business district. Rwanda's capital.

On April 11, I shared this post on Facebook based on an Al-Jazeera article about the peacekeeping efforts of General Anyidoho and his troops during Rwanda’s genocide. When the international community turned away, the peacekeeping contingent of about 450 young Ghanaians stayed behind with their leader. Why? “We…