Opinions: Editorial

The Ottoman Delight

Saturday, July 23, 2016 It was the Ottoman, Byzantime and even Roman empires at varying times in world history. Turkey's geo-political position stands her apart from many others: part of Istanbul belongs to Europe and the other Asia, with the Bosporus being the dividing landmark. The world woke up to what showed the sym ...

Laughing Last

Friday, July 22, 2016 And it came to pass that DAILY GUIDE reported the manouvres of Victor Smith to contest for the Abuakwa North Constituency seat through a substitution arrangement. Expectedly, he rubbished the report, describing it as a feature of DAILY GUIDE reportage about him that was ...

Ghana’s Premier League Standard Is Rising

Friday, July 22, 2016 A prophet is not recognized in his own home, so says the good old book the bible 8211; and this aptly describes the Ghana Premier league, which is currently on going. Ghanaians have become so obsessed with the European leagues, especially the English premiership, to the extent that the ...

Where Is They Honour, Jerry John Rawlings?

Thursday, July 21, 2016 The admission last week that the self-appointed Junior Jesus of Ghanaian politics indeed collected a colossal US$2 million bribe from the late General Sani Abacha, usually referred to as the Butcher of Nigeria, leaves the entire society of Ghana battered and bruised. Here is a person considered ...

Deception Of Peace Missions

Thursday, July 21, 2016 The most appropriate thing for the so-called peace-mongers to do now is to ensure that the factors which threaten the tranquility of the country are addressed swiftly on time for the Election Day. And in so doing these campaigners should be fair and firm, regardless of whose ox is gored. So far t ...

Kudalor Does Not Get It

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 The Inspector General of Police (IGP) John Kudalor does not still get it. It is unfortunate that after so much education on the importance of social media in the general milieu of freedom of expression and the emerging benefits, the chief law enforcement officer is still talking as if he has been ...

Electoral Fault-Lines

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Yesterday marked day one of the ongoing exhibition of the voters' register. It is significant that the exercise is being undertaken on the heels of the Supreme Court order that the names of those who registered with NHIS cards should be deleted from the voters' register. Besides such exhibitio ...

Lessons From The ‘Shit-Bomb’ At Konongo

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 The ordour might have been so offensive. As New Patriotic Party executives with their foot soldiers at Konongo aided by local security agents open investigations into the circumstances leading to the smearing of human excreta on the walls and floors of the newly refurbished head office of the local ...

Mahama Must Intervene In GCAA & CSIR Lands Imbroglio

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Just last week, workers of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) grounded domestic airlines in protest against the takeover of their lands by the 'powers that be' and being used for private purposes. The action meant no air traffic control services for the domestic airlines, forcing hundreds ...

Charlotte’s Query

Monday, July 18, 2016 Charlotte Osei last week responded to the many queries heaped upon her by both the media and politicians who find her performance not up to a scratch. She took a subtle swipe at the media, following in the path of politicians who love hating the media when they are on the back foot and blaming th ...

Welcome Closure

Saturday, July 16, 2016 Two men have been jailed after being found guilty of assaulting teachers at the St. Joseph's Primary School at Accra Newtown. Another suspect, we have learnt, is on the run but we do know that he can continue to run but cannot hide indefinitely. Sooner than later, he would be apprehended and trie ...

So Rawlings Is Not Incorruptible After All!

Friday, July 15, 2016 Former President Jerry John Rawlings has been at the forefront in the fight against corruption in this country. Ever since he left office, Mr. Rawlings has smeared almost every president and minister that has served the country with corruption. President Kufuor, Professor Atta Mills and no ...

When the Cocoa Roads Fund Is Misapplied…

Friday, July 15, 2016 Last month, President John Dramani Mahama cut the sod at Adeiso in the Upper West Akyem District of the Eastern Region, to officially mark the start of the rehabilitation of roads in cocoa-producing communities in the country. It forms part of a five-year ambitious project to solve what the Ghan ...
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