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  • 3 Jun 2020
    Lyn Innes

    COVID-19 and British Rule

    A friend in India has shared this notice on Facebook: ‘The British people are finally experiencing what’s it like to have the British rule your country.’ During the past ten weeks I have spent my mornings writing about my great-grandfather, the last Nawab of Bengal, and the confinement– albeit luxurious–he experienced under British rule. Lest […]

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  • 19 May 2020
    Ato Quayson

    Grief and Grieving

    When I was about eleven years old and growing up in Accra my father’s cousin, with whom he was very close, lost his wife to a terrible car accident. Uncle Alfred (his name) was inconsolable. A couple of days after the news, my father gathered us together to tell us that there was a tradition in […]

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