Lounès Matoub

Rejecting God and Colonialism: Remembering Lounès Matoub, freethinker and African Heretic

Allahu akbar! God is the greatest! With these words, sung in a sarcastic tone to make his point, Kabyle singer Lounès Matoub showed his rejection of Islam as a colonial religion imposed by Arabs in North Africa, a religion to which the vast majority of the indigenous Amazigh population now adheres. He continued to sing in […]


With Apologies to My Gay Friends

Dear Gay Friend So Recently Traumatised By An Insensitive Law Opening Lines Permit me a couple of indulgences before I proceed. First, I use the term “gay” generically, mindful of the fact that this term is reserved specifically for that classifications of sexuality known as male homosexuality. However, throughout the course of this writing, allow me to […]


Stop The Blasphemy Now!

As many of you may be aware, there are many Islamic leaders around the world who are demanding that religious blasphemy be made a criminal offence, and how right they are. It needs to be stressed though that preferential treatment should not be given in this regard – all religious faiths should be protected equally […]

Stop Discrimination

Does Atheism Entail Anti-discrimination?

I recently discovered Betteridge’s Law, which is a rather cool adage that states “any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no“. And that’s the point of view many of you might have with regard to the headline I chose for this blog post. You might say, atheism is simply a […]

Sex in Ghana

The Sexual Shenanigans of Ghanaians, the Most Religious People in the World

 When you turn left out of my house, you will come across a Presbyterian Church, a Seventh Day Adventist, an Assemblies of God, Rama, and a Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry, all within 3-minutes. If you turn right and walk across the main road, you will get to a public school, which is distinguished by a large […]