Opinions: Editorial

What Is This?

Sunday, September 25, 2016 Lucas Agboyie, a 22-year-old has confessed to strangling a 7-year-old girl and having sex with the corpse for three hours. If such a confession cannot break the heart of many a parent we do not know what else can. Although it happened a little over a year ago or so the case has just began in cour ...

NDC’s sharing of election goodies

Saturday, September 24, 2016 Since the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), under the leadership of President John Dramani Mahama launched its December, 2016 election campaign in Cape Coast, the President and his wife have started distributing goodies to the electorate across the country. This, the paper believes, coul ...

Debasing The Presidency

Friday, September 23, 2016 The campaign for election 2016 has registered its lowest point yet. President Mahama caught on camera dishing out cash to his financially distressed and malnourished compatriots has dwarfed all the other oddities recorded in his campaign so far. We wonder what could have accounted for his resort ...

Ghana needs national development policy & not party manifestos

Thursday, September 22, 2016 On Tuesday, this week, we looked at the campaign promises of the political parties, especially the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP). The paper also expressed concern over the way Imani Ghana was being attacked by these two political parties for the comments the pol ...

Tactical Decision

Thursday, September 22, 2016 Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur's decision to adhere to the counsel of his unnamed friend at the University of Ghana, Legon, and desist from responding to Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia's lecture continues to resonate in political and media circles. Indeed, others outside the foregone have also posed ...

Periods of spook promises are over

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Policy think tank, IMANI Ghana has started the review of the manifestos of the various political parties, especially the front runners in the impending December 7 elections the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The NPP has officially not released its manifest ...

Kwame Nkrumah 1909-1972

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Countries which do not honour their heroes stand to lose a lot; the action providing a disincentive for service to the motherland. Such recognitions are opportunities through which new generations learn about makers of their history and emulate their feats. We do not intend to go into the merits ...

Prez Mahama’s hypocrisy

Monday, September 19, 2016 Last Saturday, leadership and supporters of the Progressive Peoples' Party (PPP) converged here in Accra to hold a mammoth rally to deliver their campaign message to the good people of this country. Dubbed the Don't waste your vote campaign, top echelon of the business tycoon's political frater ...

Classic Hypocrisy

Monday, September 19, 2016 We still have not heard from the Ghana Peace Council and the many peace envoys, as sources of violence become clearer by the day, their impunities making unenviable headlines. The so-called peace-seekers prefer directing their feeble queries at the wrong targets even as the fomenters of trouble a ...

Political Marketing: This & That

Sunday, September 18, 2016 What is Political Marketing Political marketing is a very new discipline of marketing that was formally created 10-15 years ago. Basically presidents, prime ministers, mayors (in big cities), and all sorts of other politicians and political parties even running governments (see Brexit ...

A Year Ago

Saturday, September 17, 2016 A year ago, the foundation of our fledgling democracy was shaken. A large number of Ghanaians, under the aegis of the Let My Vote Count (LMVC) Alliance on a peaceful demonstration against the bloated voters' register, were attacked by policemen who were obviously carrying out an order from above ...

Alarm Bell In Kukuom

Friday, September 16, 2016 A news report about the assault of New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters by their National Democratic Congress (NDC) counterparts at Kukuom in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo Region made disturbing headlines in the media. Even more worrying is the fact that this is not the first time ...

The President Again

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 President Predicts Better Times Ahead Tuesday, January 2013 (Daily Graphic), Economy Will Turn Around In 2014 President Mahama (Daily Graphic) Economy On Strong Footing Through My Govt's Policies, Programmes
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