amaah + toli + insight   10

The Busia Papers
Ghanaians seem to like grappling with cultural sensitivities. It's not very sexy but it befits the outlook of a small country. Still, I suppose there are worse brands than cultural interpreters. Reflecting on Busia, former Prime Minister of Ghana
Busia  Ghana  Africa  history  politics  culture  ideas  insight  democracy  independence  humanrights  SocialLiving  ThingsFallApart  toli 
march 2007 by amaah
'Ghana' In Spanish Means Win (World Cup diary part 5)
I have seen Captain Stephen Appiah literally run into the lift to escape into his room at the approach of two determined looking ladies. Most people I have met in the past three days on realizing I am Ghanaian, give a knowing smile when you tell them we s
ghana  worldcup  football  soccer  travel  observation  fan  sports  Africa  writing  insight  journalism  communities  tribes  toli 
july 2006 by amaah
Music Lessons In Nuremberg (Ghana World Cup diary Part 5)
I told them before the start of the match we shall beat them, and like the Italians and the Czechs before them, they took it as a joke. But now there was a clear difference, nobody was asking where on earth Ghana was and it only took about fifteen minutes
ghana  worldcup  football  soccer  travel  observation  fan  sports  Africa  writing  insight  journalism  communities  tribes  Germany  USA  toli 
june 2006 by amaah
To The Shout Of "Ghana", You Respond "Respect" (Ghana World Cup Diary Part Three)
I saw grown Ghanaian men who are normally very shy and reticent, dancing and dragging out long forgotten yells and chants and songs from their innermost beings. I was hugged and kissed by interminable multitudes. Every Ghanaian or friend of Ghana was show
ghana  worldcup  football  soccer  travel  observation  fan  sports  Africa  writing  insight  journalism  communities  tribes  Germany  France  toli 
june 2006 by amaah
Firmly On The Map (Ghana World Cup Diary Part Four)
Mum: "Strange what winning one football match does. We have gone from part of the exotic brigade to one that needs to be taken seriously. It is the Czechs who are asking the most questions. Losing to Ghana had not been on their agenda, but now that they h
ghana  worldcup  football  soccer  travel  observation  fan  sports  Africa  writing  insight  journalism  communities  tribes  toli 
june 2006 by amaah
My World Cup (Ghana World Cup diary Part 1)
Mum returns to her journalistic roots and writes up her experiences as a Ghanaian fan attending the World Cup. The first of her four dispatches to be posted online. The ones about the Czech game should be up shortly. This is the original toli.
ghana  worldcup  football  soccer  travel  observation  fan  sports  Africa  writing  insight  journalism  toli 
june 2006 by amaah
Beyond the scaling problem
Ed Brill reports questions from the trenches about how one handles the scaling problem. In my 2 cents, I try to change the frame and think of what lies beyond the scaling problem
technology  scaling  performance  database  web  software  lotus  ibm  notes  domino  architecture  design  insight  toli 
april 2005 by amaah
Eating People Is Wrong
On Malcolm Bradbury's sublime social satire, Eating People Is Wrong: university farce, rich observations and reluctant cannibals?
humour  literature  toli  MalcolmBradbury  KingsleyAmis  DavidLodge  England  campus  novel  fifties  satire  observation  insight 
november 2004 by amaah
In appreciation of Telepocalypse
his writing is so lucid and the analysis so trenchant that I encourage everyone I know to simply 'follow him around', read everything he writes and revise their business plans, investments etc accordingly. Read all his opinion pieces and come back buzzing
internet  networks  technology  insight  telepocalypse  martingeddes  toli 
october 2004 by amaah

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