Monday, October 18, 2004

Shocking revelation: Ghana not good place for biotech ! Street riots ensue.

Imagine my surprise when I learned today that Ghana lacks the capacity for genetic engineering. And here I thought that it was akin to the San Francisco Bay Area in terms of technical sophistication.

The reason articles like this piss me off is because they illustrate the stupid grandstanding that still goes on in the country, with bureaucrats pretending that Ghana is on par with industrialized nations and hence saying that it lacks the capacity for genetic engineering is considered a "disclosure". No shit, Sherlock, anybody who's actually been there could have told you that, you didn't need the Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research for that.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

This statement compares favorably to the headline in the Ghanaian Times of some months ago: KNUST Kumasi counts among the top technical universities in the world - MIT ranks second, followed by KNUST...

2:35 PM  

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