Editorial

Sharpened Teeth, Lies

Thursday, August 28, 2014 Not only will he be mentioned, but he would also attract a footnote, considering his litany of disservice to education. With nothing soothing to tell Ghanaians as they lick the wounds inflicted by the abysmal West African Senior School Certificate Examination WASSCE results, all he could do wa ...

Failed Stewardship

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang The education sector is nowhere near exiting the doldrums in which it has been stuck since the NDC government subjected it to hair-raising policy experiments. Our inability to live up to the dream of the colonial authorities, as a model independent country with a ...

We Told Them So

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, Minister of Education There could not have been a better testimonial for a bad educational policy. The recent West African Senior School Certificate Examination WASSCE results serve that purpose, cut and dry. The results have broken hearts and vindicated th ...
Mr. Okoe Vanderpuye

City In Health Crisis

Monday, August 25, 2014 The statistics of the cholera outbreak in Accra is still grim: forty deaths, over 4,000 infections and still counting, is an emergency. Were it to be a weather challenge, it would have been upgraded to another level. We are even tempted to believe that some interments have been done outside the ...

The NPP Wahala: There Can Be No Winners Only Losers

Monday, August 25, 2014 Since the Members of the New Patriotic Party NPP returned from Tamale where they elected their new National Executives, one thing has become clear; those who did not get their way in Tamale have resorted to their plan B which is to paralyze the Chairman and the General Secretary GS and run th ...

Control The Fire

Saturday, August 23, 2014 The Commonwealth human Rights Initiative CHRI has expressed interest in following up on the story of an 18-year-old boy shot dead recently around the Accra Girls Senior high School by a police patrol team. We find the interest swift and appropriate, considering the pertinent questions the leth ...

At Last The Truth

Friday, August 22, 2014 Under the current democratic dispensation it has recurred, intermittently playing back thoughts of the junta days. Those were days when it was a crime to progress in business, and deadly to be wealthy. It is unfortunate that some politicians have the diabolic tendency to destroy businesses which ...

A Day After The Storm

Thursday, August 21, 2014 The day after the storm which enveloped the New Patriotic Party NPP headquarters, was characterised by justifiable foreboding: party supporters demanded order and the exiting of the two persons responsible for the mess. The day was not used to nurse the wounds sustained in the remorseful encounter ...

Hubris At Its Zenith

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 For a man of his staturea General Secretary of one of the two largest political parties in the countrycaricatures should not have ruffled his feathers the way they did these past few weeks. Declaring a cold war on DAILY GUIDE, Akosuas abode, as a result, sounds petty and appall ...

Just Being Silly

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 One of the well wishers, a deferred gentleman, said responding to the tantrums of such a character would be unduly dignifying a man undeserving of such an honour. Above all, he argued, it is a waste of valuable space in a mass circulating newspaper which has an important mission under a bad governme ...

Berating The Anointed

Monday, August 18, 2014 Those who lift their heads above the parapets by being too brusque in their analysis of the state of the country are fair game for the party hounds to attack, irrespective of their societal statuses. Pastor Mensa Otabil did not expect the party hounds not to bark or even bite him when he joined ...

Irresponsibility, Disease Generation

Saturday, August 16, 2014 News about how taxis spread diseases did not make pleasant reading when it made newspaper headlines recently. That was when Ebola and cholera had not caused so much fear and panic in town. Now that our sub-region is battling the two, a look at how our bylaws are not working and how to reverse th ...

Propaganda Mode

Thursday, August 14, 2014 With the President denying that there is such an application pending before the Bretton Wood institution against the backdrop of contrary positions by his Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and the bailout source itself Ghanaians are at a loss as to what to believe. We are constrained ...
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