Opinions: Editorial

Grisly Iniquity

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Making love to the corpses of females is a grisly admission, one worthy of being included in a Ghanaian book of oddities, should there be such a publication. For the religious-inclined, this is a sin enough to attract an instant wrath of the Omnipotent. The people of Sodom and Gomorrah were destr ...

Security Nuisance

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Billboards conveying messages of the two main political contenders in the forthcoming Nigerian polls have been mounted in Ghana for some time now. The development is an indication about how far the two are willing to go in their bid to mop every available vote from Nigerians living in any nook an ...

Komla Dumor; One Year Later, What Has Happened to His Legacy?

Monday, January 26, 2015 One year ago, on January 18, 2014, Ghanaian broadcaster, Komla Dumor died in his home in London. It was a shocking event that no one expected. The bright 41 year-old, was considered by many to be the leading light of African broadcasting, and he influenced countless people all over the world. New ...

Clean The Filthy Register

Monday, January 26, 2015 With an Electoral Reform Committee now functional, we want to believe that the journey towards restoring confidence in the voting system has begun. It is a reluctant response to a concern raised by a broad spectrum of Ghanaians with a stake in a decent electoral system, one which can be tr ...

On The Okadas Again

Saturday, January 24, 2015 The legality or otherwise of the commercialization of motorcycle commuters is not new in the country, especially in Accra. It started on a small scale with occasional police raids in a bid to stop the business. The efforts yielded no fruits. Not even a law outlawing the business could stop the ri ...
Rev Emmanuel Asante

The Peace Council Squirms

Friday, January 23, 2015 The Ghana Peace Council has squirmed after a long lull. The Council is reported to have expressed worry about the disquiet in Kumawu, a concern we all share as Ghanaians. For every flash which has the potential of developing into strife, relevant state institutions such as the Peace Council and i ...

Stopping The NSS Ghosts

Thursday, January 22, 2015 A Dr. Michael Kpessa-Whyte-led charge is said to have saved government GH 26.5m at the corruption-infested National Service Secretariat (NSS). Put alternatively, the presidential staffer assigned a temporary responsibility for managing the NSS after 'ghosts' had haunted the place for so lo ...

Redefine Election Parameters

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Not even the recent launching of a publication on electoral laws could assuage the concerns of Ghanaians about the quality of election management and the unwholesome state of the electoral register. Concerned Ghanaians and they constitute a critical chunk of the voting population who are n ...

Ghosts At Controller

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 The payroll malaise which has afflicted the public sector is an indication of how the Controller and Accountant General is unable to rule the roost as it were. Indeed the situation is another symptom of a Ghana suffering unspeakable tribulations. A reference to the situation as one in whic ...

SSNIT, THE HFC DEAL    

Monday, January 19, 2015 The seeming monopoly of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) over funds and ability to take certain crucial decisions with the long hands of politicians directing should attract the scrutiny of Ghanaians. After all, the trust derives its strength from the contributions of Ghan ...

Is It About Ghana Or NPP? CJA Men Of Principles, Indeed!

Monday, January 19, 2015 Some leading members of the now not-very-active Committee for Joint Action have sought to consistently accuse other people of not having principles because they have been saying one thing or the other depending upon the exigencies of the times and how the positions they take suit their interest.[ ...

Costly Inferno

Friday, January 16, 2015 Expectedly, the inferno which consumed the Central Medical Stores at Tema last Tuesday has generated a medley of questions about the shortcomings of the management of state institutions. The lessons that should be learnt from previous fire outbreaks are definitely lost on those who should ...

NPP Should Not Bury The Issues In The Gutter With NDC

Friday, January 16, 2015 The National Democratic Congress as a political group has always been at the mercy of the New Patriotic Party when the political discourse in the country is elevated to issue-based. Knowing this very well, the group has always desperately sought to bury the real issues that concern the peo ...
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