Opinions: Editorial

Freakish, Deadly

Saturday, February 6, 2016 Yesterday a freakish yet fatal accident occurred at Avenor Junction in Accra, one of the most dangerous traffic intersections in the nation's capital. Two persons died in what by all standards was an avoidable accident in the nation's capital. We are saddened that such a fatalistic accident can o ...
John Dumelo

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: John Dumelo’s Followers Are Not Idiots

Thursday, February 4, 2016 I have seen, read and heard the torrents of attacks on John Dumelo, one of Ghana's most adored movie icons. Some have even threatened his life. His crime? He said the main opposition leader, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will not be the next President of Ghana. I have nothing against Nana Addo, t ...

Is Ghana Sitting On A Time Bomb?

Thursday, February 4, 2016 For some time now, the media landscape has been awash with reports of the alleged brutalities being meted out to residents of Agogo in the Ashanti Region by Fulani herdsmen operating in the area. The nomads have been supervising their cattle to destroy farms of the residents and when they ...

Albert Sore’s Memoir: Bolga East NDC Office – A Seriously Misplaced Priority

Thursday, February 4, 2016 It is an ultramodern storey building, painted in gold and cream colors and decorated with the black, red, white and green colors of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Nothing short of the word spectacular can be used to describe the newly-built Bolgatanga East Constituency office of the NDC. ...

Kwesi Pratt’s Poisonous Advice To Samia

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Dear reader, you may agree or disagree with us, but the truth is that the history of the 4th Republic cannot be written without the mention of Mr. Kwesi Pratt and some of the senior journalists of this country, including Kwaku Baako, Kofi Coomson, Eben Quarcoo, the late Tommy Thompson and John Kugbl ...

Sybaritic Obscenity

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 A politician, the General Secretary of the People's National Convention (PNC), Atik Mohammed, has elsewhere in this edition spoken for most Ghanaians, echoing their lamentations as they struggle to eke out a living. His concern, representative of all Ghanaians but politicians in the fold of the r ...

Let Us Play It Decent

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 The call for decent campaigns by Nana Akufo-Addo, standard bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), to his newly elected Convention People's Party (CPP) counterpart is timely and auspicious. The call, for us, goes to all the players on the political turf whose assigns, infamously called serial ca ...

Central Medical Stores Suspects Deserve Stiffer Punishment If…

Monday, February 1, 2016 Life, as the adage goes, is irreplaceable ndash; and that is why individuals and the state have the responsibility of protecting their lives and prevent it from being taking away. One of the ways the state can use to ensure maximum protection of her citizens is to ensure that there is always the av ...

Another Foreign Embarrassment

Monday, February 1, 2016 One of the worrying headlines last week was the arrest of a Ghanaian political party youth organizer at Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom after his botched cocaine smuggling into that country. What was an exclusive story to the DAILY GUIDE but carried without such important de ...

Securing The Orphans

Saturday, January 30, 2016 News about some missing 23 kids in private children's homes across the country is not only disgusting, it represents a picture of failing state institutions. The state department responsible for overseeing the management of children's homes, public or private, should be held responsible for the a ...

Insignificant, Downward Review

Friday, January 29, 2016 The excitement which comes with reduced utility tariffs is non-existent. Following the so-called downward review of the previous increases, such excitement should have been prevalent; not so, however, because of the palpable insignificance of the reduction. It is hardly appreciable or even noticeabl ...

EC Should Strictly Apply Political Party Law

Thursday, January 28, 2016 The Electoral Commission has reportedly ordered all political parties to set up offices in two thirds of the 275 constituencies in the country, as specified by law, before they would be allowed to contest the November 7 presidential and parliamentary elections. Indeed, in a statement issue ...

Diplomatic Mischief

Thursday, January 28, 2016 Jon Benjamin, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, loves triggering controversies and dabbling in them 8211; pastimes incompatible with his status as a diplomat. Representing a serious country acclaimed for the quality of the finesse she employs in managing international relations, Jon is an ...
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