Opinion/Feature

Ghana Has Gone Mad Again

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 The once bright and ever glowing star in Africa has become nothing but a fog emanating body, which is impeding visibility on our beloved continent. Current events reveal nothing but a nation sinking with all her heavy and dreadful weight. In times like this where the Confederation of African Foot ...

The NDC, A Party In Crisis

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 It has often been said that political parties fortunate enough to be in government are always stable and progressive. Opposition parties are often seen to be divisive and disunited. However in Ghana, the opposite is the reality. The ruling party is totally disunited and fragmented whilst the oppo ...

Ebola Warfare And The Conspiracy Theories

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Behind the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in some West African nations lays a species with an incredible power to overwhelmingly capture and subdue its host. The ever virulent Zaire ebolavirus and the family of filoviruses to which it belongs own their virulence to mechanisms that first disarms th ...

Pension Funds Administration And The Magic Of A Woman

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 The success story of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund and its subsidiary; Trust Fund Pensions Plc is a good example that should be replicated in more Federal Government establishments. This is due to the new visionary, proactive and more purposeful pension oriented leadership of the Chairman o ...

Europe–The Letzte Mensch Or Übermensch, The New Byzantium Or Declining Rome

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 A freshly released IMFs World Economic Outlook brings yet again, for the sixth year in a row, and for the third time this year only no comforting picture to anyone within the G-7, especially in the US and EU. Will the passionately US-pushed cross-Atlantic Free Trade Area save the day? Or, woul ...

Who Leads Delta State In 2015?

Monday, October 20, 2014 The question does not necessarily need to be answered by the Governor, the bigwigs of various political parties jostling for the soul of Deltas democracy. It must be answered by everyone who yearns for a better Delta State. For clarity sake, the present Delta State was created on August 1991 out ...

2015 Elections: Equity And Gender Issues

Monday, October 20, 2014 In history, even among the most socially advanced nations of the world, the status of women was always seen as inferior to that of their male counterpart. Not only were womens roles secondary, women were, in several cases, totally excluded from participation in certain activities.There i ...
Senator Helen Esuene

The Attack On Senator Helen Esuene, A Disgrace To Akwa Ibom People

Monday, October 20, 2014 I read with utter consternation the attack on Her Excellency, Mrs. Helen Udoakaha Esuene, a serving senator and former First Lady of South Eastern State by some desperate political thugs in Essien Udim Local Government Area, during her political campaign tour as one of the frontline gubernatorial ...

Ayariga The Jester!  

Monday, October 20, 2014 I had the occasion to discuss the word jester with you in this same column. I would repeat the dose today to refresh your memory. A jester is a professional who entertains using varied skills. These may include one or more of skills such as music, storytelling, juggling, acrobatics, joke-tel ...

NPP Short Test; Who Stands For What

Monday, October 20, 2014 Do the fill ins. Who stands for what? Mantra: Ecconomic Change for 2016 elections Back room negotiations pending hopeful surprises Floating voters; Delegates empowerment with Cash and freebees First, read the following passage.Nana Addo Dankwa Ak ...
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A Graduate’s Romantic Letter To President Mahama

Monday, October 20, 2014 Dear President Mahama,This letter is not from one of your detractors or the opposition and neither is it from one of your praise singers. Its from a fresh graduate of Ghana; an apolitical graduate of our beloved country Ghana. And pardon me Sir, the title of this letter seems to suggest some ...

Call Us Ethnic Jingoists, Yes We Are! It's Ogoni Project 2015

Sunday, October 19, 2014 Call us ethnic jingoists for demanding for a governor of Rivers State from Ogoni in Rivers South East Senatorial Zone come 2015 and yes, we agree, we are ethnic jingoists. In our demand to occupy Aso Rock in the build up to 2007 general elections as a region, the entire Niger Delta were also ethn ...

From Dum, Through Dumsor To Dumkoraa: When Cholera Attacks Power Generation

Sunday, October 19, 2014 BackgroundEnergy is the convertible currency of modern development. This is because, energy facilitates production, transportation, communication and improved lifestyle. Most countries, including Ghana are making plans and policies that will enhance energy access and sustainable supply ...
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