Editorial

The Npp’s Internal Strife: We Know The Problem And The Solution Too

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The New Patriotic Party NPP has been under fire since they returned from their Tamale Conference where they elected their new National Executives for a four year term. Of the ten people who were elected, two are deemed to be the outsiders. They are the National Chairman and General Secretary.[/ ...
GJA Boss, Affail Monney and NMC Boss, Kabral Blay-Amihere

What Professionalism GJA, NMC?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Many reasons account for the endangered state of journalism in the country today. These but not the least include the naked hypocrisy exhibited shamelessly by the two bodies charged with protecting this critical catalyst of democracy; the other is the incivility spawned by megalomaniacs heading publ ...

Mendacious Figures

Monday, September 15, 2014 Dr. Henry Kofi Wampah The countrys apex bank has lost massive credibility and public confidence under the stewardship of Henry Wampah. The bank is now bereft of the deference which banks of last resort should command to remain afloat in a tumultuous international economic setting. Today, it is re ...

Phony Honorary Degrees

Saturday, September 13, 2014 THE GUIDELINES for the conferment of honorary doctorate degrees and institutions entitled to do so are unambiguous. In spite of these, however, such honorary degrees have been awarded by institutions which lack the authority to do so even in the countries hosting their registered offices. Ghana ...

Exciting Yet Worrisome

Friday, September 12, 2014 A second international airport for the country is an exciting piece of news, if the venture is economically viable. The cutting of the sod to flag off commencement of work on the Tamale Airport to raise its status to international standards should ordinarily be welcomed. Not so, however, when im ...

Another Faux Pas

Thursday, September 11, 2014 Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang The latest in the string of faux pas to visit the country is the disengagement of non-professional teachers. No week elapses without one of such wrong steps being taken by government something which has given the official establishment an unenviable flavour. Lo ...

No Value For Money

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Government has consummated another wasteful transaction: committing so much money into a venture which would yield no returns defies logic and reasonableness. With the consummation of a multimillion dollar bus import for the Metro Mass Transit from China, we have suffered yet another blow to our ...

Testing The Law

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 The Gyan brothers triggered the law on assault and battery last weekend when one of them assaulted a journalist over a question he posed to the national soccer team captain, Asamoah Gyan. The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Kofi Boakye, had to prove to his compatriots whether or not some ...

Parents' Nightmare

Monday, September 08, 2014 Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, Minister of Education If proponents of the free SHS are still seeking more premises to prop their fee-free agenda, the revised charges as released by the Ghana Education Service GES especially for new entrants, offers one. The revision offers a wonderful opp ...

The FDA And GSA Turf War: Can Someone Tell Us Who Does What?

Monday, September 08, 2014 In our main story today, we have carried a story on a new policy that the Ghana Standards Authority GSA is planning to implement with effect from October 1, 2014.It is the Ghana Conformity Assessment Program G-CAP. In this program, the Authority has given full monopoly to one company ...

Face-Saving Demolition

Saturday, September 06, 2014 The Accra Metropolitan Assembly AMA has been in action for the past few days, pulling down structures occupied by those Frantz Fannon described as The Wretched of The earth. It is one of the latest in a series of bids to exonerate the wobbling assembly from possible culpability in the cholera ...

Impetus For Chaos

Friday, September 05, 2014 President John Mahama President John Mahama has added to the loss of confidence in the Supreme Courts ability to adjudicate in election disputes. His recent remark, You cannot get from the courts what you did not get from the people, was as disappointing as it was scathing, coming from a de ...

Cholera Still Elusive

Thursday, September 04, 2014 Cholera remains elusive and alarming, teasing officialdom beyond compare. Almost on the verge of an epidemic, officialdom is all but miniscule and ineffective in subduing it as the death toll mounts. One of our editorials last week was a lamentation over the killer disease, against the backdrop of s ...
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