Editorial

Let Righteousness Reign

Monday, July 28, 2014 Todays eid-el-fitr celebration is the culmination of a month-long period of fasting by the worldwide fraternity of Muslims. The faithful were tested on their level of discipline and self-restraint, two critical requirements which impact positively on the world. Their absence in any society can ...

Ebola Next-door

Saturday, July 26, 2014 The death of Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian aged 40, in Nigerias megacity of Lagos should send shock waves to Ghana. he is suspected to have manifested symptoms consistent with ebola before his death. Suspicion accentuated by the fact that he arrived in the city from Monrovia, Liberia. If eventuall ...

Uneventful Protest

Friday, July 25, 2014 The journey to a nationwide demonstration by organised labour was reached yesterday. Thankfully, no bones were broken, especially in the nations capital, as law enforcement agents walked alongside their compatriots to the final destination. The police in Accra and the leadership of organised la ...

Cry Ivy's Soul

Thursday, July 24, 2014 A form two female student of the Agona Swedru School of Business SWESBU, Ivy Owusu, has killed herself because she owed the school an amount of GH 190. If this is not a sad story we do not know what else is. Her mother is said to have told her that she was going to raise a loan to settle the ...

Of Uncouth Appointees

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Those were part of President John Mahamas words to newly engaged appointees last Monday; and he was on point with the admonition. It is instructive that the Presidents words are coming at the heels of a government appointees assault on a driver. Over the years some government appointees h ...

Where Is Rawlings?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Former President Jerry John Rawlings Former President Jerry John Rawlings has cocooned himself into the warm protection of government even as the conditions of Ghanaians deteriorate dangerously. Bad governance, which has begotten an infected economy, is taking its toll on Ghanaians. He is no l ...

We Are Disappointed With Spio’s Appointment And Even More With His Acceptance

Monday, July 21, 2014 Dr. EkwowSpio-Garbrahs recent appointment as Minister for Trade and Industry is a bit intriguing for us on the SCANDAL. In the eye and mind of the SCANDAL, Dr.Spio-Garbrah is really a Bigman. The first time we met him was in the late 1980s and even then he was a big man working with the Afr ...

Blood Cars

Monday, July 21, 2014 The man or woman who coined blood diamond deserves plaudits. His or her patent has given the world an apt description of the gems mined from the worlds conflict zones - blood diamonds. The proceeds from the sale of blood gems are used to fuel insurgencies and to prop regimes of dictators: t ...

Too Many Aphrodisiacs

Saturday, July 19, 2014 There are too many aphrodisiacs in town and alongside an assortment of medicinal drugs which efficacy and dosage are undetermined danger which is certainly lurking. We get the impression that there is an increase in cases of erectile dysfunction a situation which makes trading in such stuff hi ...

Finance Minister's Pranks

Friday, July 18, 2014 Seth Terkper, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Mr. Seth Terkper, Finance and Economic Planning Minister, is emitting ambivalent signals about the economy. Having avoided the propaganda which has fueled our journey to the dire destination we are today to the admiration of some Ghanaians, he ...

The Brazil File

Thursday, July 17, 2014 A couple of days ago the issue of the Brazilian debacle cropped up once more with a devastating effect. It rocked Parliament in a manner which exposed further the extent to which the executive is seeking to cover the Brazilian debacle. It is a subject which has become so jinxed that when it erup ...

Near The Precipice

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Ghana has entered another phase of the government-inflicted hard times. Near-famished citizens have endured the challenges of high prices in the face of falling purchasing power for a while now. Various measures introduced amidst much fanfare for PR goals have failed to alter the downward trend ...

Dreadful News

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 President John Mahama Yesterday Ghanaians received a news item they have always dreaded. Upping the prices of various petroleum products at this time of the countrys economic history is not one to rejoice over. It is not surprising therefore that many have wondered why the increase is coming ...
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