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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: A critique of Akufo-Addo’s 'Thank you' tour

Comment: GHANA'S CULTURAL DEFICIT IS PALPABLE

Author:
Kwabena Yeboah
Date:
2017-01-01 06:44:51
Comment to:
I Dissagree


You seem to underestimate the cultural deficit hampering Ghana's development. It is more palpable than you think. What the western world and all the countries you named have in common is conviction of purpose and discipline, and I wonder if the Ghanaian and moreso the African is predisposed to these attributes.

China and Japan went through revolutions and wars to shape their destinies and resolve before becoming economic powers. Singapore for more than 40 years languished under benevolent dictatorship that provided the country a new paradigm shift for its development. As you can see my friend, the western world, China, Japan and Singapore were transformed into economic powers through the event of war, bloody internal revolution, and dictatorship. Think again, if you think Ghana can replicate the achievements these countries without internal strife. With India's income per capita of $1,805.58 (2015), it is not in the league of the aforementioned countries, not even close. It may be hamstrung by the same cultural deficit.













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GHANA'S CULTURAL DEFICIT IS PALPABLE
Kwabena Yeboah
01-01 06:44
Ken Ntiamoa
01-01 05:46