Opinions: Editorial

Jinxed Campus Connect

Monday, April 20, 2015 Whoever engineered the Campus Connect project of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) must be disappointed that it has suffered a major setback, dying almost upon takeoff. Cynics think it has taken this turn because after all, the project is a repackaged propaganda piece intended to thro ...
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini

Callous Bedlam!

Saturday, April 18, 2015 News about the barbarism displayed by black South Africans in the past few days has shocked the world. For africans, it has especially frightened them and prompted them to wonder why they never knew this side of the black South Africans they had always considered as their brothers and sisters.[/B ...

Political Police Or BNI?

Friday, April 17, 2015 Stephen Forson The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) has subtly mutated into a political police unleashing its coercive powers with inexplicable hubris. Its personnel do as they wish as though they are an entity answerable to none and subservient to no law. The agency is complete ...

Human Rights Abused!

Thursday, April 16, 2015 The quality of the rule of law in a given country is not obscured. It is measured by the manner in which the authorities restrain themselves from taking actions which trample upon the freedoms of citizens, regardless of how much they are provoked. A few days ago Ghanaians woke up to news a ...

See Who Is Talking!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 We pray to God Almighty to grant us long lives and good health. This way we would witness the vicissitudes of life as they unfold. During a celebratory activity at the University of Ghana Law School a few days ago, Mr Justice William Atuguba made interesting and rich, if you like, observations ab ...

Choosing EC Chairman

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 The integrity of the chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) is an attribute which cannot be compromised. For a country which went through a scathing eight-month election petition hearing at the level of the Supreme Court, the choice of a replacement for the outgoing chairman should be bereft o ...

Chauvinism Gone Haywire

Monday, April 13, 2015 The Tamale airwaves last week presented a picture of what governance has become at the hands of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in today's Ghana. There could not have been a better representation of the impunity-infected government than when a deputy minister who straddles the North ...

Why Rational Thinking Ghanaians Can’t Be Excited About The IMF Bail-Out

Monday, April 13, 2015 Reports and public utterances of functionaries of the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress government indicate that they are very much excited about the fact that the government is receiving US amp;918.00 under the International Monetary Fund bail-out programme over the next three years. ...

Season Of Acid Attacks

Saturday, April 11, 2015 Sometimes we wonder whether the sale of acid concentrated sulphuric or hydrochloric should be controlled. Considering the impossibility of regulating their sale on the open markets, such contemplation can best be dropped. We have been compelled to turn to this subject because of the number ...

Gloomy Prognosis

Saturday, April 11, 2015 In this age of International Monetary Fund (IMF) refrain, especially on the lips of National Democratic Congress (NDC) propagandists, a negative picture painted by the Bretton Wood institution should be heart-wrenching for the government. More work is being done to cover up the truth than moving ...

Jega vs Afari-Gyan

Thursday, April 2, 2015 Two variables accounted for the success of the Nigerian polls: the resoluteness of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman and the integrity of the collation officers. Many Ghanaians who watched the live coverage of the proceedings from the ornate hall or situation ro ...

Welcome Buhari, The Game Changer

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 A change has occurred in Africa's most populous nation a transition unprecedented in Nigeria's political history. The myth surrounding the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has thus been broken by the sheer determination of a people to effect a change in their political leadership and direction. ...

For The Sake Of Eve

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 It is a laudable step managed badly. Last week the New Patriotic Party (NPP) sought to take the Beijing Declaration to another notch but ended up attracting the opprobrium of many of its supporters across the country understandably and ironically. Change is difficult to effect. When not ma ...
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