Ghanaians furious as class 4 students’ authorized textbook blames Christianity for poverty

A passage in a class 4 history textbook that the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) approved that, among other things, blames Christianity for Ghana’s extreme poverty, has caused outrage and calls for the authors to be penalized.

Ghanaians furious as class four students' authorized textbook blames Christianity for poverty
Ghanaians furious as class four students’ authorized textbook blames Christianity for poverty

Henry David Appiah and Francis Benjamin Appiah wrote the book History of Ghana for Basic Schools.

The book’s disputed page discusses the detrimental impacts of Christian missionary work and makes assertions that the faith has led to doctrinal and physical conflicts in Ghana.

 

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