Michael Collins is not a name, which resonates with many Ghanaians. So, who is he? In his non-title-loving society, US Air Force Reserve test-pilot and astronaut, was officially Maj-Gen Michael Collins.
In the wake of the national discussion on whether a Muslim student at the Wesley Girls High School (WeyGeyHey) should be allowed to fast in boarding school, and whether the school’s management should institute a special arrangement to facilitate that, I am inspired to share my experience, as a Christian pupil in an Islamic founded secondary school.
I am not a veteran of demonstrations, with only two under my belt after more than five decades on this earth. Looking back, I regret this and wish I could clock up a few more ‘demo miles’ to make up for the dearth.
Author: Okyeame Kwame Nsiah-Apau and Anica Nsiah-Apau with Kyei Amoako.
Reviewer: Nanabanyin Dadson
Ghana’s “Rap Doctor”, Okyeame Kwame may not be one to associate with books. As far as his teeming fans are concerned, his forte lies with show business, producing such award winning music bangers such as Mesan Aba, Versatile Show, Made in Ghana, Mawensem, The Clinic, Woso, The Game, Faithful, Sika and Bolgatanga.
A recurrent online video, a skit featuring an exchange between a white teacher in America and one of her black primary school pupils, beautifully illustrates, I think, the proverb that ‘many a true word is spoken in jest’.
In my article last week titled, ‘Prince Philip Goes Home & Culture,’ I wrote on how expensive, wasteful, time-consuming and complicated Ghanaian funerals are, as against the simple funeral of Prince Philip in the UK.