- The cancer has already began spreading. We are now experts in exporting necromancers and attributing systemic failures to not appearing in churches. That is how madness is beginning to start. Ghana beyond aid should reflect in Ghana beyond common sense!
So Ghana is going on roadshows asking for people in the diaspora to come and help build the nation.
Note that the diaspora pipos usually have very good jobs, and ye olde Trump doesnt even talk about them too much because they are contributing fine fine to their respective economies, as well as those in Maa Lizzy's fine palace.
Most of these people were trained right here in Ghana, and yet had to leave because our Ghanaian system didn’t consider them fit to have certain professions. This is the Ghana where the Doctor patient ratio of 1:8000 patients. This is the same Ghana with engineers to whatever ratio of like whatever, this is the same Ghana with scientists to population ration that looks like you want to dilute flouride in drinking water.
It has never been due to lack of the right people. So many young people want to be doctors, but get their dreams cut off by some faceless "smart" people who play "god" and determine who should be a doctor or not.
Same with lawyers.
Same with Land Economists the time I was finishing tech.
Same with Engineers
In a discussion that’s going to happen on BBC in the morning, Akwasi Sarpong is going to debate whether the previous generation of leaders have failed us or not.
They failed miserably. After feeding on very nice scholarships to go abroad and bring their expertise, they rather decided, against the hopes and ideals of the founding fathers, created artificial elite professions and created an incestuous environment where only their favorites, families and friends and cronies benefitted from entry into these "elite" professions.
The very few outsiders were very quickly indoctrinated to the reasoning that they are among a chosen few who had to conform to these norms/practices. Lecturers who would have been fair now create supremely lofty standards to weed out the "chaff".
True, some of these fields may require rigorous entry requirements.
Biko, how is it that medical school rejects from Ghana can go to China and Ukraine and still come back and become doctors? Did they undergo IQ enhancement routines that suddenly made them smart?
How is it that lawyers rejected here, but who have trained and passed the bar in the UK and US are suddenly accepted here after some kwani kwani at the local level? Did they suddenly have all of Lord Denning's cases downloaded into their memory on the flight back from wherever they went?
And you expect that we can grow the capacity of our institutions when people who are ready to pay the fees are rather feeding other lecturers elsewhere? Eheerhhhh let me come to the issue of the lecturers koraa.
We are prepared to pay these lecturers pittances and not admit students to much more nationally relevant courses of education when all those Ghanaian foreign students could be educated here?
Ayooo. Na here we dey.
No wonder we have a massive glut of liberal arts students who don’t even know what liberal arts is and university systems that are like factories producing communist style supply and demand scenarios.
If you don’t understand what this is, ask anyone who lived in the Soviet Union.
Yes, the generation that ran this nation since the late 70s did nothing to progress the country for the current generation. This generation of leaders should not perpetuate this sin.
We will only gawk at the progress of other countries while we slowly wilt into prehistoric mentalities and our only accomplishments will be that we are raw materials for places that better appreciate our talent.
The cancer has already began spreading. We are now experts in exporting necromancers and attributing systemic failures to not appearing in churches. That is how madness is beginning to start.
Ghana beyond aid should reflect in Ghana beyond common sense!