Columnist: Prosper Yao Tsikata : 104 Stories Published

Book Review: Ngugi Wa Thiong’o. 2016. Secure The Base: Making Africa Visible In The Globe

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
In seven chapters, Ngugi wa Thiong rsquo;o touches on a wide-range of issues, from the impact of slavery to colonialism and neocolonialism, from nuclear disarmament to the lopsided distribution of power within the global system, and from indigenous African languages to the future of the continent ...

Letter To National Accreditation Board Of Ghana

Thursday, December 29, 2016
December 28, 2016 The Executive Secretary National Accreditation Board of Ghana (NAB) Accra, Ghana Dear Sir: We wish to draw the attention of the National Accreditation Board (NAB) to the following and seek action thereof: 1. Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso holds himself out as a holder of an honor ...

A More Balanced Perspective After An Encounter With Embasy Staff

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
On Monday, December 19, 2016, I received my Ghanaian passport at the Ghana Embassy in Washington, D.C. Having been disappointed by the mission rsquo;s services and having taken to the media to express my frustrations and that of many Ghanaians who require similar services from the embassy, I also fi ...

Keta Sea Defense Project: A Good Project, But Bad Investment?

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Keta is a low-lying coastal town along the Gulf of Guinea. It used to be one of the biggest commercial centers between the city of Accra, in the Gold Coast, and Lagos in Nigeria. It attracted businesses in between these two cities and beyond. But due to its low-lying nature and closeness to the s ...

Let’s Stop Running Ghanaian Foreign Missions Like Village Shops

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
On Monday, November 28, 2016, I visited the Ghana Embassy in Washington, D.C., to renew my passport. After submitting my application with an amount of $180, I was told the one in charge of taking the photographs for the biometric passport was unavailable. I waited for three hours for the officer ...

Re: Holier Than-thou Tsikata

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
A good friend forwarded this piece to me this morning. My initial instinct was to ignore it as pedestrian, as the author is a faceless individual hiding behind a pseudonym, perhaps sponsored by the unaccredited SMC graduates and their sympathizers. However, on a second thought I feel we must advance ...

Dr. Esi Bani, The Issue Of Ferpa, And The Accreditation Debate In Ghana

Saturday, August 27, 2016
We are not oblivious to what afflict us as Ghanaians. We are aware of the dangers of viewing anything Ghanaian, first, from a political lens, especially for those of us who are positioned within the political structures to derive benefits from the status quo. But what we, the authors of the report D ...

Rejoinder: Response From Smcu On Recent Media Allegations

Monday, August 22, 2016
We wish to bring to the attention of the reading public that the Swiss Management Center (SMC), which is not accredited by any national accreditation authority anywhere in the world, has resorted to clandestine forms of communication to continue to malign us to its students for exposing their dishon ...

Book Review: Sometimes There Is A Void: Memoir Of An Outsider By zakes Mda

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
There is no doubt that I have become very selective in my choice of reading materials for leisure. Mention Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiong rsquo;o, and Kofi Awoonor, and I will eagerly grab any materials of theirs for my African literature readings without hesitation mdash;they h ...

An Open Letter To The Ghanaian Church On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 19, 2015
Dear Ministers of the Lord Jesus Christ: I greet you and your congregation in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I trust that, in the Lord, all is well with you and your congregation. I have been planning to write this open letter to you for a long time but have not been successful un ...

Re: Ndc Members Blaming Me For Gov’t’s Failures—kwabena Adjei

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Please grant me the space to respond to Dr. Kwabena Adjei, Mr. AsieduNketia, Yaw BoatengGyan, and the loudmouth-dwarf-propagandist, Miss Anita Desooso. I wish to point out why they cannot escape blame for the tensions that have erupted between government and footsoldiers of the NDC since the NDC ...

Transforming The National Democratic Congress (ndc) Part Ii

Sunday, December 14, 2014
I can now turn my attention to the NDC communication strategies. I will employ two representative anecdotes to illustrate the point. Recently, one of our executives imputed in the media that, dwarves have ransacked the Bank of Ghana, making it difficult for our government to manage the economy. I ...

Transforming The National Democratic Congress (ndc) To Be Responsive To Changes Required Of Its Ethos Part ( I )

Friday, December 12, 2014
Every organization has peculiar ethos that guides the behavior and actions of its members. These principles determine how each member of the organization reacts to each other, either in personal interactions or in the discharge of their professional duties, in making the organization work effecti ...
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