Opinions: Editorial
Former President John Mahama in  handshake with Maj Gen Sampson Adeti

Protecting An Age-long Integrity

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) is the state institution charged with the onerous task of defending the territorial integrity of the Republic of Ghana. In pursuit of the foregone, even at the peril of the lives of officers, men and women in the regimented formations this institution should be shie ...

Recover All Loot For The State!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo assured Ghanaians home and abroad of his government's determination to ignite the can-do spirit in the country, when he met the Ghanaian community in Bamako, on his recent trip to Mali. His invitation to nationals abroad to come back home is premised on the determ ...

Yahaya Jammeh

Yahaya Jammeh Must Be Uprooted

Monday, January 16, 2017 African leaders are countenancing a conundrum created by one of their colleagues: Yahaya Jammeh has lost an election and he is refusing to go away, creating an avoidable tension in The Gambia. It is such a dangerous precedence which they must not allow as the people of West Africa are gradually a ...

Where Are Our Morals?

Saturday, January 14, 2017 A worrying video of a minor, six or seven-year-old, has gone virile and it is lamentable that adults would allow such a despicable picture to gain such a momentum. The minor is being asked questions bordering on sex which we are unable to reproduce even textually for fear of giving oxygen to a ba ...

Nip This Canker In The Bud!

Saturday, January 14, 2017 Starrfmonline, an Accra based online network Monday January 9, 2017, published a story under the headline; ldquo;Exercise Restraint ndash; Freddie Blay to NPP Supporters rdquo;. The story quoted the acting national chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, as callin ...
Kofi Portuphy, National Chairman of the NDC

Seed Of Lawlessness Germinates

Friday, January 13, 2017 Yesterday the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) hosted a press conference spotting pieces of red fabrics around their heads and other parts of their bodies. It was a statement of seriousness or even belligerence. Much as we condemn any act of lawlessness, we find it laughable and iron ...

For The Attention Of The President

Thursday, January 12, 2017 President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo named 12 more appointees to head ministerial portfolio's yesterday, bringing the total number of ministers to serve in his government so far announced to 25. It is not known whether the Head of State will make further cabinet appointments besides the naming of the ...

Getting All The President’s Men And Women Ready

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 The release of the first batch of ministers announced yesterday by President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo should signal to Ghanaians that the new occupant of Government House means business. It has taken the new President only two days of work to name his first batch of ministers. We commend him for that. ...
President Akufo-Addo

Ignore Them, President Akufo-Addo

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Our chiefs, no, some of them, are reported to be pleading with President Nana Akufo-Addo to 'go slow' on corruption. This, coming at a time when corruption is a major source of Ghana's woes, erodes their already low-rated deference in society. They are known to have taken pittances from politi ...

Akufo-Addo’s Victory Must Inspire All

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 When Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo emerged the winner of the 2016 presidential election on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), many were those who felt so excited, expressing their warmest gratitude to God Almighty for the victory. The victory, which swept through the length and bre ...

Revenge Of The Aggrieved

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 The cycle of revenge appears not to be ending anytime soon. We have heard about worrying incidents of New Patriotic Party (NPP) sympathizers, some of them former National Security desk officers and others, taking over targeted state offices from which they were chased away by their National Democ ...

For Nana Addo To Succeed, Let’s Change Our Attitude

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Last Saturday, before noon, the then President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and his Vice President-elect, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumiah, were sworn into office at the Black Star Square in Accra to commence the process of rebuilding Ghana 39;s near-collapsed economy. Present at the presiden ...
President Akufo-Addo giving his inaugural speech

Spoiling The Literary Broth

Monday, January 9, 2017 It was a fantastic inauguration of a new president full of colour and pageantry accompanied by a speech full of hope for despondent Ghanaians that there is, indeed, light at the end of the tunnel. A day after the performance, social media propelled an avoidable blunder into the nooks and cranni ...
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