Opinions: Feature Article

Is Bawumia’s Christo-muslim Presidency Campaign Madness?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 By Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK May 2, 2016 Sometimes, I wonder what is in the heads of senior politicians in Ghana who make fools of themselves with divisive ethnic and religious statements on the campaign trail. I am also not sure if Ayikoi Otoo rsquo;s theory of lsquo;Gbeshie rsquo; as the reason be ...

Ghana's economy to grow in leaps and bounds?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Monday, May 3, 2016 Folks, as public intellectuals, we do the yeoman 39;s job by raising issues pertinent to Ghana 39;s development challenges in our time and comment on them, offering ideas that we hope our leaders and their bitter opponents will ponder as they seek the nod of the electorate to ...

When Ignorance Meets Stupidity

Monday, May 2, 2016 Oh how I love the social media, for otherwise how can such scintillating happenings around the globe reach us so cheaply and quickly with such ease? I have just been woken from my recent stupor by two emails I have received in the last forty-eight hours. The first email that has been forwa ...

Sachet Water Endangering Public Health

Monday, May 2, 2016 Notions are that water is one medium through which pathogenic organisms are spread. The substantiation is that sachet or packaged water, which is the major means of drinking water in Nigeria, is not exempted of deadly organisms, due to its microbial substance. Unsafe water supply and laugh ...

'Renowned Professor': "Yes Mahama created 800,000 jobs BUT he COLLAPSED 1,000,000"

Monday, May 2, 2016 A renowned Professor has given explanations to show how John Mahama created 800,000 jobs over the last three years. Professor Tutu Gyagu (Prof TG) said this in a brief interview with a freelance journalist, Agyenim Boateng (AB) at the sidelines of the ongoing macroeconomics conference at Nkwantanso. ...

Volta Region Or Voter Region??

Monday, May 2, 2016 Is there any region in Ghana apart from Volta Region which is constantly complaining of lack of development from successive governments? If no, can we say that the media has over the years failed in highlighting the region for development to be carried out in the area by successive governm ...

Beginning to Doubt the Integrity of Ghanaian Women in Leadership Positions Because Of….

Monday, May 2, 2016 The unfolding, but doubtful behaviours of the Chair of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei, and the Chief Justice, Mrs Theodora Georgina Wood. As Mrs Wood can well be my elder sister or possibly mother with Charlotte being my younger sister, according to their ages, I do not have any il ...

Happy Earth Day: How To Use Capitalism To Bring Us Abundant, Cheap And Emission-Free Energy

Monday, May 2, 2016 One of the loudest and most fruitless political disputes in Washington has been about climate change. If you rsquo;re even vaguely concerned about climate change, take note: The political climate itself may be changing. Capitalism to the rescue Many progressives consider climate change an ...

The Thoughts of Man. KITIKATA, As is the Microcosm, so is the Macrocosm

Monday, May 2, 2016 I was watching the beautiful butterflies busily cross pollinating under the morning sun. As I observed with intensity, I was again caught up in a conversation with the earth. The tiny butterflies rsquo; survival and productivity on planet earth is dependent on how the larger environment is kept i ...

The NPP lacks specific electioneering campaign messages…

Monday, May 2, 2016 Sunday, May 1, 2016 hellip; Because it is confident that the voters will be more swayed by their own living conditions to vote against President Mahama than anything else. But is that enough to win it Election 2016? Folks, in assessing the electioneering campaign strategies of the political par ...

Is Dr. Bawumia not putting more spokes in Akufo-Addo’s wheel?

Monday, May 2, 2016 Sunday, May 1, 2016 Folks, there is no gainsaying the fact that Akufo-Addo lost Elections 2008 and 2012, not because he didn rsquo;t have any message for Ghanaians to hang on to but because he lacked the personal appeal that the voters needed to assuage all doubts and apprehensions that he would pr ...

On tribal politics, how different is Dr. Bawumia from Ms. Ativor?

Sunday, May 1, 2016 Sunday, May 1, 2016 Folks, when it comes to whipping up ethnic/tribal sentiments for political expediency in our kind of democracy, no one can claim to be innocent. That is why I have repudiated all those jumping on Ms. Dzifa Ativor for doing so, even if I have quickly disagreed with the rationale ...

To Restore Wickedness, Not Common Sense, Nana Konadu?

Sunday, May 1, 2016 If by Ghana having been built on some salutary and progressive principles, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings means the inscription under the country rsquo;s coat-of-arms, which is ldquo;Freedom and Justice, rdquo; then, needless to say, the founder-presidential candidate of the National Democratic Party ...
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