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Saturday, October 8th, 2016

 

Britain Declares to Ghana, No More Free Lunch

Dependency is a mark of underdevelopment and poverty, but somehow the Ghanaian political class finds solace in dependency than independence. The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, reminds us of the meaning and implications of Ghana’s independence from Britain when he says, “the era of aid has come to an end.” While one could criticize Britain or the High Commissioner for his country’s colonial exploitation of Ghana, the verity of his declaration is inarguable.  Ghana is independent, and the time has come for us to earn our keep, toRead More