In 2013, Ghana was hit by one of the biggest corruption scandals ever recorded since it become a nation-state in 1957 and become a republic in 1961.
Governments across the world particularly in developing countries have renewed their commitments to fighting youth unemployment in recent years.
Paul was admonishing the women in the church to submit to sound teaching by being silent while they learn and not fall prey to deception like Eve did.
Then I realised that he accelerated and bent down and scooped up what was clearly a ¢2 note. What? Where did the money come from? A tip? A bribe?
In part two of my series on the ideal envisaged by our forebears, which ideal finds expression in the 1992 Constitution, I do a brief reminder of a critical element needed for building a sound country.
After a long lecture about being careful and studying hard, with his forefinger pointing at me and in a deadpan tone my father said: “You better not come home with just a degree, you should come with a responsible man as well.”
Exalting yourself above others because of your sex for any reason at all (including the misinterpretation of scripture) is sexism.
It has been more than twenty four hours since I put out an open letter on behalf of the Minority for the primary attention of the Honourable Chief of Staff...
I am not too shocked that the world does not recognize the social impact of the miraculous because even believers think of it as merely magical.
In the wake of the public outrage following the dissolution of five more banks within a year of the liquidation of two others, the discussion about blame and responsibility has degenerated into a dispute over facts and records.
According to the latest estimates, the number of undernourished people in the world increased in 2017, for the third consecutive year.
I convey to you warm compliments from the Minority in Parliament.
Today we join others around the world to mark the 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty. The 2018 World Day is focused on raising awareness of the inhumane living conditions of people sentenced to death.
In the Southwest during the Civil War, a mysterious stranger, Joe (Clint Eastwood), and a Mexican outlaw, Tuco (Eli Wallach), form an uneasy partnership -- Joe turns in the bandit for the reward money, then rescues him just as he is being hanged.
Just before I wrote this article, I decided to recheck the meaning of the word “prize” to be sure if its meaning had not changed. To my relief, the meaning remained the same. The Oxford dictionary defines “prize” as: “A thing given as a reward to the winner of a competition or in recognition of an outstanding achievement.
CRISIS may be too strong a word for it, but Ghana’s current economic predicament is more than a little uncomfortable.
It is amazing how we major in most minor subjects and pay attention to details that we don't necessarily need in life.
Tourism is much more than just an economic sector. It is a complex system wherein potential interactions with other economic sectors can develop substantially both upstream and downstream.
The Duke of Anjou, Louis XIV’s, second eldest grandson had become the king of Spain by the throne name Philip V in 1700. Philip V was a dual citizen of both France and Spain through his grandfather, Louis XIV of France marriage to his grandmother, the strikingly beautiful queen Maria Theresa of Spain.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have become a household name in global discussions on the development of countries.
The double-track system took off on September 11, 2018, with the track green students enrolling for the 2018/2019 academic year under the second phase of the Free SHS concept.
The issue of data collection to monitor and evaluate the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators in the country can be in three main methods; surveys, census, administrative data.
The sweet potato crop is of high economic importance due to its short cycle (3-4 months) with the possibility of multiple planting cycles in a year, and can be intercropped as well. Sweet potato come in several varieties which include white-fleshed, cream-fleshed, orange-flesh and purple-fleshed.
Well, the NDC can continue on their fruitless journey of looking for basis to attack the very credibility of the “economic prophet” of our time (Dr. Bawumia).
Visits from America's heads of states are strategic -- in a good way.
The truth is bitter but it must be told without fear or favour, especially when there is a crucial hurdle to cross to achieve an objective.
After the documentary, I have seen some social media posts suggesting that the documentary was not necessary. Some have said the question of who killed the judges was not answered. I disagree with these views and other similar opinions.
In our series of letters from African writers, Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on US First Lady Melania Trump's first visit to the continent.
Following the recent heavy rains and the annual spillage of excess water from the Bagre dam of Burkina Faso, Northern Ghana (Upper East, Upper West & Northern Region), have been the subject of news (local and international) reportage for the past three weeks for all the negative reasons.
Insiders within the government confirm to me that there has been an indefinite postponement of tomorrow's official opening of Terminal 3.
At the heart of Ghana’s criminal justice system lies the often cited and well-approved principle that every person is presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court of competent jurisdiction.
This article addresses the issue of whether it is a case of legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana to enhance to the growth of Ghana’s economy while reducing its burden of mental health.
I have been gone from Ghana for about three weeks. I have been on a business trip to encourage Ghanaians and non Ghanaians interested in doing business in Ghana to invest through our company, Groupe Nduom.
The recent wind that is blowing across the business landscape and more particularly the financial sector is not by divine intervention as some people think.
In recent times, there have been several hysterical comments by a lot of well-meaning Ghanaians on the state of our economy.
There is a saying that, you will never know the importance of anything until it sways away from you.
I fully appreciate that a wedding is a special occasion. Indeed, a very special occasion. In Christianity, it's supposed to be a once in a lifetime event.
The Akufo-Addo led government in our estimation has done considerably well and must be given the necessary support to bring progress and prosperity to the good people of Ghana.
It goes by several names depending on the demographics and geographical location of a person and is one of mother nature’s numerous gifts to the earth and mankind.
The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, the government and the people of Ghana showed true love and respect for a rare human being of our time.
Does he not deserve to be called OSAGYEFO? We may better refer to him and his team members as MESSIAHS and would look forward to their return.
September 21, 2018 marks 109th birthday of Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah
Every time I have readied myself to write over the last few months, my planned script has been upended by absolutely incredible events and situations that are unique and puzzling to most logical individuals.
The sad reality, though, is that soon they realize that just too many of these politicians tell lies and swear in promising and defending things they never mean and believe in.
As I sat down late Monday night at my laptop to write, I was thinking that Kwaku Adoboli had finally resigned himself to being put on the chartered flight to be deported to Accra on Tuesday.
While he was alive, he dreamed to see a United Africa, one that would exist and operate as a sovereign state with one currency, anthem and colours.
You may not be aware, but our continent Africa is actually going through a new phase of colonialism – referred to as neo-colonialism.
In fact, the failure to reduce world hunger is closely associated with the increase in violence, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, and therefore the efforts to fight hunger must go hand in hand with those to sustain peace.
Does Ablakwa want to suggest that crime now has tribal colours and if it’s true why target such a small number? Are all the affected officers from a particular tribal extraction?