Editorial

Once Bitten Twice Shy

Thursday, April 24, 2014 Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan, EC Boss The integrity of the Electoral Commission EC has never been so shaken as in the aftermath of the last general elections. The subsequent revelations spawned by the Supreme Court hearing and the eventual judgment into the petition lodged by some citizens, robbed t ...

Misconception of VAT on banking services unnecessary

Thursday, April 24, 2014 The need for them is more critical when we are dealing with tax, because the Scriptures tell us how tax collectors were hated and spoken of in very opprobrious terms in Biblical times. We do not need to go far to appreciate the peoples poor response to the payment of taxes. Even the payment ...

Let Us Sign Up Now

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 We have heard and observed all the ranting regarding the heated subject of the Economic Partnership Agreement EPA and wish to join in the debate. Our decision has been informed by our total commitment to the Ghana First agenda which we expect other Ghanaians to follow, regardless of so-called ...

Sustain campaign against illegal speed humps

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 These speed humps constructed by communities along major highways to ostensibly check speeding have rather, on a number of occasions, been the contributory factor for road accidents. The Minister of Roads and Highways, Alhaji Amin Amidu Sulemana, has directed the Ghana Highway Authority GHA to ...

The Bankswitch Judgment Debt: The Gov’t Is Being Economical With The Truth

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 The Government of Ghana, through the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Madam Marrieta Brew Oppong has finally admitted that judgment has been given against Ghana in the case in which Bankswitch sued the Government of Ghana for the abrogation of their contract.In her admission howev ...

Carry On Police

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Survivors of motorcycle-related crimes heaved a sigh of relief when the Greater Accra Regional Police Command mounted an operation to rid the nations capital of unregistered motorbikes. For miscreants who use this means of transport to execute their deadly ploys often in the dead of night and s ...

Stop paying lip service to tourism

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Colonial relics such as castles and forts stretch along the coast of Ghana. National parks such as Kakum in the Central Region and Mole in the Northern Region, and the Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, the Big Tree at Akim Oda, the Crocodile Pond in Paga and the Larabanga Mosque near Damongo in th ...

ModernGhana Wishes Cherished Readers Happy And Memorable Easter

Friday, April 18, 2014 Easter is the Christian holiday commemorating the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ. It is typically the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches.Easter as the Resurrection of Christ, reflects a central idea in Christianity. Many Christians attend special ...

That We May Not Perish

Thursday, April 17, 2014 We are privileged to witness another Easter. Some persons who savoured the occasion with us last year and the years before then are no longer living. They have exhausted their God-ordained time on earth and departed spiritually for the world beyond. While we render gratitude to our Maker for spa ...

Reflecting on significance of Easter

Thursday, April 17, 2014 The Christian confraternity ushered in Easter last Sunday with the observance of Palm Sunday to signify the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. Easter, unlike Christmas, has no fixed date, except that it is observed when the vegetation begins to renew its foliage. The Scriptures ...

An Oak Has Fallen

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Roland .I. Alhassan The array of personalities, who converged on the 37 Military Hospital in Accra and subsequently at the Ghana Air Force Base when word spread about the demise of the first lawyer from the Northern Region, was a profound statement about the stature of the man who had just breathe ...

Motorbike riders must respect law

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 The increase in vehicular population in the country is not matching the expansion in the road network, resulting in traffic jams on all major roads in the country, especially during the morning and afternoon rush hours. What has become known as okada was commonplace in neighbouring countries s ...

Enforce ban on used refrigerators

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 We are of this view because as the government takes action to clamp down on importers of used refrigerators, dealers in the fridges are still engaged in brisk business. The people who have assessed our national psyche over time are able to circumvent the law to their advantage, while the law e ...
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