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Escaping the West African

Escaping the West African

A Ghanaian man, named K for this purpose, who had a wife and children in Ghana, had come ahead of his family to find work in South Africa. In the time he was there alone, he had developed a relationship with a South African Xhosa woman and had had a son. When we came to talking about his marital status and his Ghanaian wife, he shouted: "Those tigers! I am glad to be free of those West African tigers!" The article (written in English) describes some of the distinctions of male-biased perspectives of gender relations and gender communications in the patriarchal society in the Ghanian culture.


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