Sep 18, Emmanuel Darko added it. Yet there people who were born outside of it or alien to it like VS Naipaul, who after spending a day or two in ones country will describe it as backward. You are commenting using your WordPress. Refresh and try again. In African countries the combination of Islam and Christianity have certainly done much to push traditional religions away and make them seem like less than they are. I think we ghanaians like the british fashion and that not good.

The problem is whereas the problem in Europe may not be that pronounced, in Africa it is. Amy 28 October at Nana Fredua-Agyeman 2 November at It would be a boring world. For instance, in Ghana people prefer to learn English than their local language. Nana Fredua-Agyeman 9 November at This site uses cookies.

I read for fun and I don’t think you expect me to have the story in my head in that detail. Nana Fredua-Agyeman 24 January at There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The need a change of orientation, we need to put ourself on the right track because, in the next 20 years, our cuture will be only in the history b,inkards. Are other cultures at a threat from European culture?

He also recognised, that no matter what he did he was described as a savage especially when people began asking whether he wore clothes or not and they still do, ask Naipaul! Anonymous 13 November at It is only through government intervention that the wearing of dresses made from cloth has become fashionable when the Blinkaards Friday Wear was launched to promote the textile industries.


Angelina Teddy rated it it was amazing Mar 24, We have to cheerish the afican value.

The Blinkards And The Anglo Fanti

I cry when I see them. They anglicized their local names into English such that you can hear Koomson, Blankson, Menson etc. People trying to be another and not respecting themselves.

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The issue of cultural invasion is one that has taken the world by storm especially in these days of globalisation. His personal story is quite something as well. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Yes… I agree with you.

MaxwellOdame rated it it was amazing Aug 23, Some have all foreign names without a local name. Amy 29 October at An interesting comedy of the African hybrid.

Anonymous 29 July at Nana Fredua-Agyeman 10 December at If you are a staunch believer of communalism rather than individualism, I will recommend it to you. I think the Ghanaian has lost his sense of identity.

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It is good to be Ghanaian. The translation isn’t the best. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! However, most African countries and other European countries are now seriously clamouring for American culture.

InMove qualified as a barrister, and was awarded an MA in philosophy. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Anonymous 30 November at Refresh and try again. The Blinkards is a good book. Whilst there he realised that London was not all that they say it is.


As a seaport city, it was the first town that was brought under colonial rule; hence there are numerous Castles and Forts scattered in the city and its surrounding towns like Elimina and Anomabo.

Each comment has name of commenter movei comment date. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Apparently what they expected is pizza or pasta or fried rice. We have to cheerish the afican value.

Thankfully… a friend lend me hers just yesterday.

The blinkards

Anonymous 28 January at Though she speaks bad English, she does so blinkarda a forced English accent. On the voyage out his boat, the SS Falaba, was torpedoed by a German U-boat and some lives were lost. I cry when I see them. This infuriated Okadu and he called for the arrest of the grandmother and granddaughter. However, a fellow student Nigerian persuaded him to give up English Literature in favour of Philosophy.

And it is the Christianisation of the country that is to blame.

I guess the problem is everywhere. Should there be a universal earth culture? It is now that we are waking up to see that we as Africans have culture, language, government that are unique to us as Africans and we do not want the West to take us for animals.