Editorial

Hubris At Its Zenith

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 For a man of his staturea General Secretary of one of the two largest political parties in the countrycaricatures should not have ruffled his feathers the way they did these past few weeks. Declaring a cold war on DAILY GUIDE, Akosuas abode, as a result, sounds petty and appall ...

Just Being Silly

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 One of the well wishers, a deferred gentleman, said responding to the tantrums of such a character would be unduly dignifying a man undeserving of such an honour. Above all, he argued, it is a waste of valuable space in a mass circulating newspaper which has an important mission under a bad governme ...

Berating The Anointed

Monday, August 18, 2014 Those who lift their heads above the parapets by being too brusque in their analysis of the state of the country are fair game for the party hounds to attack, irrespective of their societal statuses. Pastor Mensa Otabil did not expect the party hounds not to bark or even bite him when he joined ...

Irresponsibility, Disease Generation

Saturday, August 16, 2014 News about how taxis spread diseases did not make pleasant reading when it made newspaper headlines recently. That was when Ebola and cholera had not caused so much fear and panic in town. Now that our sub-region is battling the two, a look at how our bylaws are not working and how to reverse th ...

Propaganda Mode

Thursday, August 14, 2014 With the President denying that there is such an application pending before the Bretton Wood institution against the backdrop of contrary positions by his Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and the bailout source itself Ghanaians are at a loss as to what to believe. We are constrained ...

Ebbing Professional Integrity

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Dr. Henry Kofi Wampah Professional integrity is under threat. Many professionals who have had to deal directly with politicians at the helm have wittingly and otherwise compromised their positions, buckling under the weight of myriad influences monetary and others. Turning themselves into ch ...

Drug Politics

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 We can only pray that the mindset of those elected to govern will soon change when they discover soonest the counter-productivity or even uselessness of such politically-driven and mischievous pranks. It is recourse totally at variance with the tenets of political morality. We are constrained to ...

The IMF Bailout: How Did We Get Into This Mess?

Monday, August 11, 2014 A fortnight ago the Government of Ghana announced its intention to request for an IMF Bailout to salvage the countrys economy which to all intends and purposes is in crisis. As is typical of Ghanaians, radio and television discussions are now focused on whether an IMF Bailout is good or bad. Som ...

Dangerous Shenanigans

Monday, August 11, 2014 Politicising drugs has become a passion of many politicians and government appointees. The portentous impact of the occupation on the nation appears to have been lost on us as a people. We are either oblivious to this fact or simply succumbing to our inordinate obsession for political shenanigans, r ...

Limited Registration, Ebola, Porous Frontiers

Saturday, August 09, 2014 New Patriotic Party NPP General Secretary, Kwabena Agyepong, has raised a red flag over the all-time high insecurity at our borders. Our frontiers have always been egregiously insecure anyway, but the new level of insecurity being noticed now prompts germane questions. As for the unapproved ro ...

Tears For Education

Friday, August 08, 2014 Following that unusual step, we are yet to hear from the Ghana Education Service GES about what their version of the story is. The silence is foreboding, and we wish the contrary was the case, given the importance of this sector in the moulding of the countrys human resource base and the fight ag ...

Denial Most Insincere

Thursday, August 07, 2014 President John Mahama The ship of state is sinking even as the Captain, with his binoculars, stands on the bridge smiling broadly. The verity is that the vessel is listing dangerously but the Captain, in an obscene spate of denial, feigns ignorance of the reality or is just being pretentious. ...

Profligacy Unlimited

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 Only Ministers and Deputy Ministers under an NDC regime can afford the level of profligacy exhibited recently by a female government appointee in commemoration of her birthday. While some government appointees are too scared to undertake such eye-catching social activities given the testy times ...
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