Opinions: Editorial

Exposing The Fault Lines

Friday, September 4, 2015 Matters arising from the untimely death of Samuel Nuamah are as instructive as they are interesting. No death of an individual has arguably provoked so much thought and questions in street discourse as Samuel Numah's. Only the death of the late President John Evans Atta Mills outdoes the journali ...

Assembly Polls: Bad Story

Thursday, September 3, 2015 On Tuesday the Electoral Commission (EC) missed a golden opportunity to make good its battered image. The district assembly elections which it had earlier postponed came on with an assortment of avoidable hitches. Many years since elections became part of our system, we are nowhere near managing ...

Shoulder To Shoulder With Minority Leader

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu Minority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, spoke the minds of most Ghanaians when he laid out the take of his colleagues on the other side in parliament regarding the largely oppugned voter register. We could not agree more with him on the subject. Coming on the heels ...

A Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Today democracy makes another stride in the country as Ghanaians vote in district level polls to elect their assembly men and women. District level elections have by today 39;s feat chalked another notch since the system was adopted to bring local governance to the grass-root. So many ...

To Replace Or Not To

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 The case for replacing the current voter register has gathered momentum, with those in favour said to have gone international. In our global world, every country wants to be associated with the comity of the civilised and best governance practices. Even countries with the worst governance ...

Necessary New Deals

Saturday, August 29, 2015 The death of Samuel Nuamah, the New Times Corporation reporter, in the line of duty has provoked various thoughts since the unexpected incident occurred. In our editorial yesterday, we expressed dismay over a raging argument over whether the accident report had been blown out of pro ...

Show Deference To Samuel Nuamah

Friday, August 28, 2015 We have observed the rather unnecessary arguments over whether the vehicular accident in which Samuel Numah lost his life was the result of the driver 39;s recklessness or not. The points raised for us are uncalled for and the energy being expended in what is inching towards polemics by p ...

Time To Act Is Now

Thursday, August 27, 2015 Islamic clerics, opinion leaders and other stakeholders in Muslim dominated parts of the country have been sufficiently pricked to take action against the brainwashing of children from these parts. We have no doubts in our minds that they are doing all that they can to protect the vulnerable yout ...

Security Alert

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 News about some Ghanaian youth joining the ranks of extremist Islamist State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) shook the country yesterday. It is an eye-opener which thankfully our security agencies, especially the National Security Council, have already been working on quietly. It is our prayer that t ...

What A Relief!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 We cannot ignore the decision by the membership of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) to call off their industrial action. Their decision, we have learnt, has nothing to do with either the threats issued by the health minister or the unguarded remarks of serial callers on the payroll of t ...

Avoidable Fatality

Monday, August 24, 2015 The accident which claimed the life of the Ghanaian Times reporter, Samuel Nuamah and left some of his colleagues in critical condition at the 37 Military Hospital, is regrettable and sad. It has also cast a long shadow over the rather parlous nature of the occupation of journalists, espec ...

Wise Men Where Are You?

Saturday, August 22, 2015 The announced intervention of the National House of Chiefs in the government/doctors imbroglio is a welcome development. Relieving as it is, it should have nevertheless come long before now, but better late than never. Had it come before now, those on the government side would have put on their m ...

Poignant, Revealing (2)

Friday, August 21, 2015 Demarcating the electoral area to favour a particular political party, preventing eligible voters from casting their ballots, preventing qualified people from registering and changing electoral results are all forms of rigging 8211; Paul Boateng. The Ashanti Regional Electoral Commission (EC), ...
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