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The Boy From Boadua



Is one society’s democratic culture replicable elsewhere?

During the first few months after I arrived in America in early 1992, I was constantly disoriented by the dizzying
September 10, 2023

The lessons we need to draw from the quandary in Niger

On July 26, 2023, the democratically elected president of Niger, Mohammed Bazoum, was deposed in a coup by the country’s
August 14, 2023

The Cecilia Dapaah scandal is a classic homegrown African problem

Allegations of corruption recently forced Cecilia Dapaah to resign from her position as Ghana’s minister of sanitation and water resources.
July 30, 2023

My Q&A interview with Literary Titan about my book, The Boy from Boadua.

The Strength I Needed To Keep Going JUL 22 Posted by Literary Titan Patrick Asare Author Interview The Boy from Boadua
July 24, 2023

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy deserves our gratitude, not lectures

On the second day of the 2023 NATO summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, Britain’s defense secretary, Ben Wallace, and U.S. national
July 16, 2023

What if everyone thought like a mother?

My wife and I often watch the nightly television news together. We see the frequent reports of young men and
July 12, 2023

William Ruto should be a little more practical in his thinking

At the conclusion of the New Global Financial Pact Summit in Paris last month, President William Ruto of Kenya participated
July 3, 2023

A different perspective on the Titan rescue mission

On June 19, 2023, U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard teams, together with other supporting parties, launched a massive operation to
June 28, 2023

Not all knowledge is power

Poverty, racism, urban culture, and parental absenteeism understandably feature prominently in national discussions about the root causes of the dysfunction
June 19, 2023

The parable of the off-duty traffic cop

A traffic cop stopped a middle-aged man on a highway for speeding one afternoon. As the officer approached his vehicle,
June 12, 2023

A troubling self-doubt is creeping into U.S. foreign policy

  Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers recently expressed worry that the U.S. is getting increasingly “lonely” on the international
May 24, 2023

The crisis in Sudan and the principle of national sovereignty

In international politics, national sovereignty is a sacred principle that must be steadfastly safeguarded. But in deferring to this tenet,
May 12, 2023

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