Opinions: Editorial

The Choice Is Yours

Monday, May 2, 2016 The Ghanaian worker has never been so pushed to the wall by government-inflicted economic circumstances. He has been so impoverished that he soliloquises when no one is looking at him a newfound trait symptomatic of stress and near hopelessness. The tariff hikes and the now unannounced fuel pri ...

Go Cut Grass

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Reducing Ghanaian employed men and women to cutters of grass and breakers of stone is Hon Rashid Pelpuo's prescription for the employment malaise that has afflicted the country and almost at crisis level. It does not matter whether it was a suggestion given him by a visitor to his office as he so ...

Ghana Must Take A Cue From Nigeria

Monday, April 25, 2016 The Nigerian Guardian newspaper, on Thursday, April 21, 2016, published a story headlined, Fulanis invade farms, shoot guard 8230;Buhari orders military deployment. According to the story, about 18 persons, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, stormed some farms in the Lagun Village of the ...

Barbaric, Unsoldier-like

Friday, April 22, 2016 The military institution is hinged on discipline, an attribute which sets it apart from other state agencies. Blemishes such as the one recorded in Tamale when a boy was brutalised alongside his sister by unruly soldiers made worrying digestion: it even prompted cynical questions about whether th ...

President Mahama Must Sustain Campaign Against Foreign Goods

Thursday, April 21, 2016 President John Dramani Mahama on Monday denounced some security agencies for procuring security boots from other countries, while abandoning those produced by the Kumasi Shoe Factory. Although the Kumasi Shoe Factory is producing high quality boots for the security services, most of them ...

Eric Opoku’s Comment About Muslims Is Reprehensible

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Yesterday, The Chronicle published a story quoting Alhaji Bashiru Zakari -National 1st Vice Chairman of the United People's Party (UPP) calling on Mr. Eric Opoku, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister to render an unqualified apology to Moslem sympathizers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in particular and ...

Good Observation Otumfuo; But We Disagree

Monday, April 18, 2016 Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has reportedly expressed worry that in spite of the high level of intellectuals, academia, engineers, professionals and traditional rulers, Ghana, as a country, is still struggling to develop. The Ashanti King wondered why universities are still without labo ...

Vulnerable Yet Porous

Monday, April 18, 2016 Our frontiers are just too porous. This fact, against the backdrop of the call to the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), especially their border patrol personnel to be more vigilant than they have ever been, makes the subject worthy of dissection. Until recently, some Ghanaians saw the GIS as a sta ...

Fare Thee Well JB

Saturday, April 16, 2016 YESTERDAY SYMPATHISERSconverged on the forecourt of the State House to bid farewell to Hon JB Danquah. We join the mourners who turned up in their numbers to pray for the soul of the deceased as his remains get closer to its last resting place. It was a genuine expression of grief for the man ...

President Mahama’s Intervention In The Terrorism Alert, Is Timely

Friday, April 15, 2016 President John Dramani Mahama was reported in the Ghanaian media yesterday to have pummeled the National Security Council for what he described as the unfortunate release of a terror alert in the country. According to the report, President Mahama took the opportunity to urge Ghanaians not ...

Environmental Indiscipline

Friday, April 15, 2016 Ghanaians hardly take matters bordering on the health of the environment seriously. Unfortunately, the corroboration between a well managed environment and global weather pattern is palpable. One of the stories in this edition is about the threat posed to one of the two wetlands, otherwise known ...

Political Absurdity

Thursday, April 14, 2016 Dragging scriptural issues into politics or the other way round by persons who know next to nothing about the scriptures of the two great religions is an absurdity. The Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister is reported to have condemned Muslims in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as not being true members o ...

Police Must Respect The Law And Not Human Beings

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Ghanaians are sitting on tenterhooks following the prophesy by the Nigerian prophet, Prophet T.B. Joshua that, terrorists could strike in the country between today and Saturday. Whether this prophesy is really coming from God or not, The Chronicle is unable to comment on that. What we can say though ...
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