Editorial

How Sad!

Saturday, November 22, 2014 President John Mahama has stoked the fire of the raging cocaine debacle with his needless remarks on the subject. We would have rather he allowed sleeping dogs to lie, especially as the comments have done nothing to allay the apprehension of Ghanaians about a subtle complicity or otherwise of gov ...

Another Needless Fatality

Saturday, November 22, 2014 DCOP Christian Yohunu Last Wednesdays fatal inter-ethnicclash at sodom and Gomorrah was avertable. Records of an earlier deadly clash in thesame area are available for adequate lessonsto be drawn from but which were apparentlyignored. We wish to take issues with the JamesTown Police ...

 Tightening The Screws

Friday, November 21, 2014 Yesterday ended on a scary note. The imposition of some 17.5 Value Added Tax on petroleum products was the basis of the apprehension hounding Ghanaians. It was the only portion of the budget statement which swept across the country like wildfire through dry grassland. The question almost al ...
Akrasi Sarpong

Litany Of Contradictions

Thursday, November 20, 2014 So many government players have jumped into the fray of the cocaine saga and they are not making the story any clearer with their litany of contradictions. The efforts, albeit useless in output, are intended to deflect the reality of the scandal, especially its scathing effects on the image of g ...

It Shall Come To Pass  

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Nayele Ametefeh aka Ruby Adu Gyamfi aka Angel We are constrained to comment once again about the worrying trend of drug trafficking against the backdrop of the politicisation of same. It is the umpteenth time that we are doing so and believe we have not reached the end of it yet. In the my ...
President John Mahama

Another Afrobarometer Blow

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Last week, another Afrobarometer report was released on public services. It highlighted poor service delivery of utility companies and other social services like healthcare and schools. This is coming on the heels of a recent one which virtually painted a gloomy picture about the country. In the ...

Listen To Us, Mr President

Friday, November 14, 2014 There is a popular axiom of truth in Ghana that he who constructs a path does not know how straight or crooked the path may be until that information is made available by someone who observes from behind. This axiom brings to mind our current situation in Ghana where every body apart from gove ...
Victor Danso

Despicable Fatherhood!  

Thursday, November 13, 2014 Our front page story of a Kumasi-based father, Victor Danso, who forcefully had sex with his 17-year-old daughter before he would give her money to pay her school fees, is simply heart-breaking. Obviously, such a character does not deserve to be called father. At best, he is just a sperm donor; ...
Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin

Betrayed Trust

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 The Okyeman Council held its second national congress last weekend at the Cocoa Research Institute, Bunso, in the Eastern Region. It was well attended by sons and daughters of Okyeman as well as guests from other parts of the country.The highlight of the three-day event was the decision b ...

Eyes Are Watching

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Justice Yaw Apau The Judgement Debt Commission set up to investigate payments made to some individuals and organizations under questionable circumstances, wound up its public sittings last week. According to the Sole-Commissioner, Justice Yaw Apau of the Court of Appeal, the commission was ret ...

Irresponsible Talk

Monday, November 10, 2014 Ghanas most enduring pain is the execution of the eight retired senior military officers, the murder of three high court judges and a retired Major, including the disappearances without trace of hundreds of citizens. The source of this pain is not difficult to fathom. The many families which ha ...

Avoidable Chaos

Friday, November 07, 2014 Local law enforcement agents have been busy since yesterday ensuring that the inconvenience suffered by motorists and others are reduced to the barest minimum as a summit of the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS on Ebola holds in Accra. Such international engagements are seldom ...

Tomfoolery In The Street

Thursday, November 06, 2014 For the umpteenth time the Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly AMA made negative headlines early this week. He did not receive any query from the president when he ruffled a female journalist. He attracted embarrassing and unenviable commentaries across the country. ...
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