I once watched a documentary that moved me to tears. The producers wanted to know the reaction of people to two different children facing the same situation.
It’s strange how we hardly hear of Tigo Cash, Vodafone Cash or Airtel Money fraud cases yet MTN Mobile Money fraud seems to be everywhere.
You look left and then right and see that in the midst of all the chatter there is actually just one fork in the path to a policy decision, leading to diametrically opposed destinations.
She called me one day to tell me that anytime she sees me, she wonders whether I don’t know the true colors of men. She said I am young so I don’t know how wicked men are.
There is no right of appeal against a refusal of a U.S. visa, including a DV visa. A legal doctrine prevents U.S. courts from determining whether or not the decision to refuse a visa was in accordance with law. You may however pursue a remedy against your refusal by other means.
Since yesterday [Wednesday, October 18, 2017] the nation has once again been plunged into the Ameri Project controversy.
Last week I read a news article, that the Duayaw Nkwanta Circuit Court, in the Tano North District of the Brong Ahafo Region, has sentenced a 33 year old man, to ten years in prison.
The late Prof J R Anquandah obtained a B.A. Honours at the University of Ghana, Legon, as his first degree in 1963.
In Ghana, it is easy to make a fool of oneself. Journalists – or shall I say people purporting to be journalists – tend to call for comments on national affairs from anyone who holds a big position.
The essence of democracy has brought about the freedom of expression, thus, creating room for all manner of opinions from all quarters including those from dissidents and conformists.
One government institution that initially provided hope to the Ghanaian because of its huge support to the economy was the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), which was established in 1947 to formulate strategies to sustain the cocoa industry in Ghana.
There are some dangerous self-centred bad ones, have also been submitted, especially those submitted by the MPs.
It was around 7pm that gloomy Saturday night when I turned on my WhatsApp chat to catch up with the world, only to be greeted with over 200 flashing messages.
It’s unfortunate but true: The further you progress in your career, the more meetings you go to.
Mr President, I heard that you are meeting your Cabinet on Thursday. As part of the deliberations, the Atomic Junction Gas explosion will feature strongly in the discussions.
I was born in Sekondi to a nurse and a farmer. At about 5 years, we moved to Komenda, a small town in the Central Region of Ghana. Even though I was one of the best students in primary school, I always felt ‘little’ when we travelled to cities like Cape Coast, Accra and Takoradi.
t is not because I don’t know who caused it, but because I don’t want the EPA to know I am thinking that they are the ones who caused the fire. And honestly, I don’t believe the problem is, necessarily, the sighting of the gas stations, for we cannot ask all the gas stations to be sitting in the bush, no.
Why have we planted time-bombs all over the city and live at the mercy of the time they would explode?
The uncensored truth is that in Ghana there appears to be no such thing as proactive prevention of avoidable accidents.
The strength of a nation is anchored in the strength of her environment.
Our elders, having studied the habits of the vulture, used that nasty bird to coin a proverb to warn those given to procrastination.
My earliest recollection of Liberia was the 1990 capture, torture and execution of its first native president Samuel Doe by rebel leader Prince Yormie Johnson.
Popular Ghanaian musician, Stonebwoy and his Burnington Music Group posse, under the aegis of Zylofon Music, did put up one grand music concert at Ashaiman, touted by many as one of, if not the biggest concert done in the capital thus far in the year.
For us as Ghanaians and Black Africans, it is a 'taboo' to glory over even your enemy's misfortunes.
In the run up to the presentation of his second budget to Parliament in November, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has been meeting with various captains of industry.
The June 3 disaster killed over 150 Persons in Ghana. Speculations were rife. Finger pointing of who could be liable shored up.
Collectively, we keep brooding over incessant fire accidents either from electrical failures or negligence of filling stations. We continue to talk and brood each time such accidents occur.
This weekend, one of the former legendary English teachers who taught at my cherished secondary school, Ms. Priscilla Duncan, would be laid to rest in Cape Coast.
Liberia's former President Charles Taylor is currently serving a 50-year sentence for war crimes in a prison in the British city of Durham. But is he using that as a base to interfere in the elections in his homeland next Tuesday?
As we sat in silence and brooded over the incident, I pictured how the entire incident occurred and imagined a scene of children in a state of shock and disbelief at what will be a day most of them will never forget.
In a floral off – shoulder romper with her messenger bag hanging on her shoulder, she walked towards her two friends at the beach with a pair of shades in one hand and her iPhone in another.
My village had a lot of interesting stories, but also a lot of twists that provided the contents for life lessons thereafter. Sometimes I wish I could reverse the clock, just to relive some of the purities of village life, and how these shaped how I perceive life; a lot to hold on to, I believe.
One thing that continues to baffle me is how and why information mainly leaks when there is a change in Government?
Suddenly there was peace and equality on our roads as hundreds of Toyota Landcruiser V8s disappeared from our roads whilst the few that remained sat patiently in traffic like the rest of us.
HUMANS CONSIDER themselves to be the cleverest creatures on Planet Earth.
Since the introduction of the mobile money service in the year 2009, the benefits to subscribers had been enormous.
Where does this “jealousy crap” that Akwasi Appiah hates the Ayews’ family comes from?
Although I have a great deal of fondness for the likes of Cameron Duodu, Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng, Baffour Ankomah, Elizabeth Ohene, George Sydney Abugri and Kwaku Sakyi-Addo, Abdul Malik Kwaku Baako remains one of the treasury chests of journalism in Ghana.
Gifty Lankai, a 62-year old trader with high blood pressure whose entire adult life has been spent eking out a living under unforgiving weather conditions, sat contemplatively in a plastic chair under a tan awning at Additrom School, Adabraka.
But it has largely weathered these attacks well – except I the UK – and is now expanding into Africa quite fast.
I am sure I had read about the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) somewhere on social media, but it was not until I took the YALI course.
Ministries today undoubtedly have become more institutionalized than it was when the church began. There are well structured and systematized churches all over the world.
According to statistics conducted by the Ghana Health Service, about 750,000 teenagers between ages 15 to 19 became pregnant last year.
In a position of leadership, all actions/inactions have a meaning – even a wink does!
We need to discuss these questions devoid of politics. Diseases do not kill NDC or NPP -- they kill all people. We should, in my judgment, have a stand-alone health insurance regulatory body.
Section 183A of Act 29 says “[a]ny person who with intent to bring the President into hatred, ridicule or contempt publishes any defamatory or insulting matter whether by writing, print, word of mouth or in any other manner whatsoever concerning the President shall be guilty of an offence…”
He is an astute banker and the brain behind the success of numerous Tema-based artistes namely Sarkodie, Dr Cyrme, Chemphe etc bagging more than 15 local and foreign awards for the artistes.
Back when Rashida Black Beauty (I bet you didn't have to Google who this is right?) was trending in Ghana for unleashing what might be considered the worst invective of the last century, I refrained from commenting on the spectacle.