Opinions: Opinion/Feature

Is Earth A Prison Planet And The Moon A Station For Guardians?

Monday, March 02, 2015 Isaac Asimov suggested a long time ago that the Moon is not a natural astral body. All independent studies ever since backed Asimov s calculations and it was proven beyond any reasonable doubt that the gravitatio ...

58 Years Of Independence,Progression or Retrogression?

Sunday, March 01, 2015 Once again, it is time for the people of Ghana and indeed Africa as a whole to celebrate the struggle for independence which was later won on 6th March, 1957. The importance of this wonderful day in the lives of Ghanaians and Africans at large cannot be done without.But as we celebrate this day, ...

Timber Trucks, A Danger To Sunyani Residents

Sunday, March 01, 2015 I have observed something quite strange in the capital city of Brong Ahafo, Sunyani. I have noticed with fear and trembling, timber trucks or trailers, for want of a better word plying the principal highways at any time of the day. This man-made threat sends a shiver down my spine when ever I'm ...

The Electricity Company Of Ghana (ECG) Is A Victim Of Government Policies And Practices

Saturday, February 28, 2015 The 17th February 2015 edition of the Business and Financial Times carried a long front page feature/opinion article written by Basiru Adam titled The Headache called ECG which purported to analyse the problems of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and its contribution to the current electr ...

Another Prophet To Sue God?—The Repetition Of Prophet Oppong's Case; Satan Is Using Some Pastors To Blaspheme God

Saturday, February 28, 2015 It will be remembered that in the mid-1990s, one Prophet John Kwadwo Oppong who was in his late 50s went to Metro TV on a Sunday evening and strangely spewed out some damnable blasphemies against God on account of some harrowing and troublesome experiences he had encountered in his 'Godly job'.[/ ...

Useless Questions And The Woes Of A Columnist

Friday, February 27, 2015 Freedom to live as one chooses is one of the most valuable freedoms, but so is the freedom to criticise. Justice Tugendhat, a British Judge When I was growing up and started writing articles for the GHANAIAN TIMES many years back, one thing I treasured most was the freedom to express ...

Where Is 102.9FM?

Friday, February 27, 2015 I know where they are; they blast through the high masted loudspeakers of the information centre at Emena, early in the morning. The102.9FM noise pollution coming through the blasting speakers probably contributes toward the poor health of residents, the learning difficulties of the local ...

Akans Under Siege Per Osafo Marfo?  

Friday, February 27, 2015 Let me first introduce myself by way of where I come from. My mother hails from the coastal town of Dixcove in the present day Ahanta West District in the Western Region. My father also hailed from Elmina in the Central Region of Ghana. Some people prefer to call us the Concert Region but we don' ...

Market Sensation, Raw Gimmickry

Thursday, February 26, 2015 The Kumasi central market and kejetia has been in the news for sometimes now to being underway for construction. this major development when completed can accommodate like ten times the population present now..but has been facing major opposition from the sellers on the pavement and some market wome ...

Ghana’s Love-Hate Relationship With Asamoah Gyan: A Lesson in Managing Criticism

Thursday, February 26, 2015 The just ended AFCON is full of lessons for anybody who is interested in becoming a better person, whether or not they follow soccer. One of the biggest lessons is on the role of Asamoah Gyan, Ghana s most consistent tournament appearer, leading worldcup scorer and current captain of the Black Stars ...

Remembering The Overthrow Of Dr Kwame Nkrumah

Thursday, February 26, 2015 If there s a word that humanity does not really appreciate then it s no other but the word dictatorship. Is dictatorship good for this country s development? I will leave that for you to decide. This however, is not exactly what we discuss today but in a way, it inspire today s piece of w ...

Arrogance Of Power Or Political Arrogance

Thursday, February 26, 2015 'You can have a certain arrogance and I think that's fine, but what you should never lose is the respect for the others' Steffi Graf 'Sometimes, it's difficult to accept, to recognise one's own mistakes, but one must do it. I was guilty of over - confidence and arrogance and I was punished ...

Seeds, Solidarity And Synergy: A Visit From Samia Nkrumah

Thursday, February 26, 2015 When we found that Food Sovereignty Ghana had elected to send Samia Nkrumah to represent them at Take Back Our World, I was aware that it was a bit of a scoop. She is a key food sovereignty and anti GM spokesperson and one of few politicians to speak out about the dangers of corporate controlled ...
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