Editorial

2016 Polls' Fault Line

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Although the 2016 polls are many months away, their fault lines have already emerged. The recent announcement that the almost moribund national identification project is set to receive a new lease of life has had many Ghanaians wink with suspicion. Even more mindboggling is the additional inform ...

What Is The Point Alan (2)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Take a look at these figures: 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 11 14 17. You may be forgiven for thinking these are some winning lottery numbers. They are anything but winning numbers. They are the figures for Alans poor results in the August 31, 2014 Super Delegates vote. In spite of this, all indications are tha ...

What Is The Point, Alan? (1)  

Monday, September 29, 2014 As the New Patriotic Party NPP frantically gets ready for the final phase of the presidential primary on 18th October for an estimated cost of over 30 billion old Ghana cedis, one just has to ask: what is the point? The party held the first phase of its primary on 31st August. Seven conten ...

The Conformity Assessment Policy: The Minister Is Missing The Point

Monday, September 29, 2014 After a very rancorous meeting of stakeholders at the Ministry of Trade and Industry last Wednesday where blows were almost exchanged, the Acting Minister of Trade, Dr. Mustapha Ahmed issued a statement asking for the suspension of the Standard Boards proposed Ghana Conformity Assessment Policy. ...

What is the Point, Alan? (1)

Monday, September 29, 2014 Alan Kyeremanten As the New Patriotic Party NPP frantically gets ready for the final phase of the presidential primary on 18th October for an estimated cost of over 30 billion old Ghana cedis, one just has to ask: what is the point? The party held the first phase of its primary on 31st Aug ...

Uncoordinated And Unsustainable

Saturday, September 27, 2014 We have observed the recent frantic yet insignificant efforts being made by the city authorities to keep the rampaging cholera outbreak at bay. While we consider the efforts an official acknowledgment of the existence of the health challenge by the relevant authorities, we are not amused at all ...

Spare Us The Crudeness

Friday, September 26, 2014 We have followed the assault case against the Gyans and the eventual withdrawal of same by the complainant, Daniel Kenu. The complainants decision is his cup of tea and we do not intend to delve into its merit or otherwise. Although we do appreciate the trauma suffered by the Gyans following th ...

Plastics, Polythene Bags And Our Health

Thursday, September 25, 2014 Food safety has been in the news in recent times. Yesterday the issue attained centre stage in various discussions after the danger posed by plastic containers and wrappers was carried by a national newspaper. Even though the Food and Drugs Authority FDA dismissed the research findings of a sc ...

Here We Go Again

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 William Hutton-Mensah, ECG Boss We have heard all the interventions from relevant government agencies about the unexpected shortfall in electricity supply to consumers across the country. This is coming after a firm promise from the President that the worrying power outages were over. Indeed, ...

Behold The Cliffhanger!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Parents and candidates are anxious as the outcome of the school placement exercise is yet to be released. Ordinarily, parents and their kids should not have been apprehensive about the outcome of the exercise, having made their choices already and trusting that all will be well. Unfortuna ...

Remembering An Illustrious Son

Monday, September 22, 2014 Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Today we commemorate the birth of one of Ghanas most illustrious sons, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Although it is a statutory holiday, we think that reflecting on what propelled him to embark on his political project and what he aimed at achieving at the end of the day, woul ...
Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, AMA Boss

Sparing The Other Slum

Saturday, September 20, 2014 We did not want to believe the speculation that the Chief executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly AMA is unable to do onto the squatters in Sodom and Gomorrah what he did to those in Mensah Guinea both in Accra. Both share basic hygiene deficiencies. In fact, Sodom and Gomorrah ...

No Honour For A Hero

Friday, September 19, 2014 Prof Kwapong He served his nation outstandingly and touched the hearts of countless Ghanaians. His compatriots from all walks of life and they were many expectedly turned up to pay their last respects to a great son of this country prior to his interment recently. Regrettably, the state di ...
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