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These African First Ladies Are Really Pushing The Button

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Wednesday, September 24, 2014Folks, I have already written an opinion piece to complain bitterly about the manner in which the wives of African Presidents have constituted themselves into an Association of First Ladies and assumed power and authority to do things as if they have anybodys mandat ...

Kwame Nkrumah, Barack Obama, John Mahama, IMANI!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 The most powerful organ in human anatomy is the brain. It is also where the mind has a notable presence and where an individuals personality is probably manufactured and stored. Mans limited world therefore translates to the state of his mind at any moment in time. What is more, the restricting or ...

Use Of Public School Lands For Commercial Activities Will Not Help Ghana’s Quest For Quality And Universal Primary Education

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 The Foundation for Youth,Peace and Development FYPD wish to express disappointment about the emerging practice of using public school lands for commercial ventures in the name of promoting Public Private Partnership in the education sector. We have been following with much concern r ...

THE STATE CONDITION OF GHANA'S EDUCATION

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 The economy of Ghana is at great risk. It is a well known fact that one of the greatest tragedies that can befall an economy is devising a strategic approach to quality education using the lenses of partisan politics. The progress of education in the country is being exposed to the strong winds of d ...

Handshakes No Big Deal In Ghana Despite Ebola Scare

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 From south to north east to west, many Ghanaians show defiance of the Ebola scare. What I see daily beats my imagination. Though Ghana is surrounded by nations whose citizens are gripped by the fear of Ebola Virus Disease EVD they seem to be unmoved. Most of them have refused to abandon the ...

Come Hell Or High Water?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Politics, rightly or wrongly, has ballooned into having a big say in Ghanas peace. Recounting how close to the brink it brought the country in 2012, this goes without saying. In the thick of it then was Nana Akufo-Addos all-die-be-die speech. It came as a relief after the overrun into th ...

What Is Life All About?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Even in our fast-paced 21st century lives, it is still wise to pause and ponder on this question. Although we agree in calling life a burden, very few of us are willing to lay it down. The thought of impending death causes us all alarm, wrote John Wesley, one of the founding fathers of Method ...

Behind The ‘Invisible Hand’: Why Economic Ideas Still Matter (2)

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 From the first edition, we saw the development of the invisible hand theory by Adam Smith during the 18th century. The theory of Invisible Hand states that if each consumer is allowed to choose freely what to buy and each producer is allowed to choose freely what to sell and how to produc ...

Behind The ‘Invisible Hand’ (1)

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Many disciplines have evolved, and others are still evolving. The practical importance of evolutions could be attributed to relevance thus to stay relevant in the area of operations. In terms of professional disciplines; mathematics, natural science, law, engineering, religion etc. have gone th ...

Mahama Should "Save" Himself And Ghanaians First, Before Gambians

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 The call by Mr. Lawrence Amesu, Director of Amnesty International, Ghana, for President John Dramani Mahama to use his influence, as current Chairman of the Economic Commission of West African States ECOWAS, to prevail on Gambias President Yahya Jammeh on the question of human rights violation ...

Long Time No See, And Other Issues Here And There

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Hey, Femi, what happened to you? It has been a long, long time. Where have you been?Simmer down, my friend. Why all the gushing enthusiasm?Sometimes, you are something else, Femi. Do you that?Do I know what?Is it a crime to have missed you? I know that I disagree with your ultra ...

Corporate Social Responsibility: Is It An 'Alternative To Government'?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility CSR programmes are initiated by companies to give back to society what they have taken from them. It is a tool meant to gain informal license to operate in a particular community. As David Henderson puts it, CSR is meant to give capitalism a human face. ...

God Bless Our Homeland

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Before I get into anything meaty, let me just note that Kirk Koffi at the helm of the Volta River Authority VRA does not have a clue what we expect from him. Last week I regurgitated a story where he said dumsor would be over within two weeks, putting the date by the end of this month. This we ...
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