"...at the minimum, just lay this democracy-entrenching and citizen-empowering law for passage at the next session starting May “to protect and preserve public property and expose and combat misuse and waste of public funds and property”.
It was least expected that Hajj Shuaib would leave very soon. He was full of life and had even led the Isha prayers at his Nima mosque the night before.
Mr Speaker, this statement seeks to draw attention to the “Right of Abode” as stipulated by the Immigration Act, 2000 (Act 573)
Today I am not sure if I’m writing. I have felt upset, to the point that I decided not to write anything. There seems to be no end to how we are determined to be poor at what we do, as a nation, and so I am not going to write anything.
Once I found my then six-year-old son staring quite sadly at some pictures of superheroes.
Declaring victory at the end of an argument does not necessarily make you the winner, especially if seeds of discord are sown, and disunity results.
....perhaps we should be nicer to our embattled Chairman of the Electoral Commission, a certain Charlotte Osei? I should work on beginning to warm to her. After her impeachment matter is over.
Lao Tzu once said, “Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.”
We in the media, with all our sins, have become one of the most trusted institutions in Ghana.
"...there is a dearth of data or dated data (where obtainable) published by the industry’s governing institutions in Ghana..."
This is not California or any of the other 21 states in America that effect rules for habitual offenders. More is the pity.
KOO, Did you hear the latest prophecy by a member of Ghana's Death and Doom squad?
For the minister not to have understood his area very well after almost five quarters leaves much to be desired.
Ghana could rank in the top 20 if a Global Risk Index was built on online fraud, bridal scams, maritime crime, drug trafficking, people trafficking etc, writes Bright Simons.
Alas, I have recently discovered that I am growing old. This is obviously far better than the alternative, and sometimes my filters fail me because of my age. But still, it was quite a shock.
We sit on a plastic waste time-bomb, and government that hires sanitation companies to manage the waste is blaming instead of firing them for non-performance?
If I am asked to mention three things that should never be trivialized or politicized, I will state security, sanitation and sports. I do not claim to be an expert in security but the recent occurrences had me thinking.
Watch feminist-inspired pictures and videos of powerful women and they are almost always dressed like men.
How can we introduce ICT into the school curriculum and yet a majority of our schools in the rural areas lack just a computer?
One major goal of every government must be the protection of local entrepreneurs and manufacturers by creating a conducive environment for indigenous producers.
My aim in this article is to use the Abuga Pele issue to establish a crucial singularity in how we, as a country, understand violent crime.
The recent rising determination for change in women’s rights, equality and justice as demonstrated by global women movement and campaigns such as the #MeToo and #TimesUp reveals that there is more work to be done.
On Tuesday, the President assured the nation that the government is providing the means to modernize the equipment being used by the Police, as well as increasing the Police numbers, to match the country’s growing population.
A great leader of Soviet Union, Vladimir Lenin, reportedly asserted that crime was a product of social excess. What are some of the social excesses in Ghana?
As far back as she can remember, growing up in Ofankor, Portia Ama Anobea Oduro always wanted to be a Petrochemical Engineer.
The top hierarchy of the Ghana Police Force is obviously embarrassed by the spate of armed robberies that have hit Accra and its environs, as well as other urban areas, in recent days.
I am writing these comments as a result of people constantly questioning me in this area of age difference in the choice of a life partner, especially when the man is far older than the lady.
This analysis demonstrates how aviation accidents are a result of a myriad of failures from organizational to the individual level.
Many fishermen at Oguaa have been urging me to write to you for the sake of humanity.
Ill-gotten wealthy by creating loot and share minded politicians and so-called businessmen have been the results to show for the monies spent on those projects, not a clean Ghana.
Mzbel admitted on Joy FM sometime that the ‘bad girl’ brand she portrayed during her heydays in the music industry did not help her. Maybe if Ebony was permitted to live a bit longer, she would have said same.
"Anytime a leader of the House GET UP ON HIS FEET, he should be allowed to speak", an MP has stated on TV.
Top management executives drive organisations. The success of the drivers in this highly competitive business environment requires great personality, values-driven communication and a great reputation.
Lately, legal education in Ghana has been subjected to intense public scrutiny stemming from the release of the results of the Bar examinations.
I believe things would have been worse, if the Ghana Police Service was not on high alert and the likelihood of 'One District 30 Robberies' in a month would have been the outcome.
A week today I hauled myself to the Winneba District Court, to attend a hearing of a traffic offense that was done against me nearly a year ago.
Please the last time I wrote you an open letter, it was on a similar subject. The murder of Major Mahama.
I have seen Black Panther. Ta-Nehisi Coates was right that this was Star Wars for black people. The question is whether Africans at home and the Diaspora see this the same way.
Death is a sure thing every mortal will experience. The going might just be better than the coming. Let us strive to give the dead that rest for when we join them, we too will sure need it.
Fumigation Levy on Imports and Exports to take effect on March 1, in addition to Tax Stamps and ECOWAS CET levy? But Contract for Fumigation Exercise VeryTroubling.
We are not safe when our police force is under siege everywhere in the country.
No one has raised a finger or stuck his/her head over the parapet. Not a sausage. Not a whimper. Not even one small unity walk fair game. There are a few more weeks to go though. Courage my brothers and sisters. Courage. File your defence.
They are mostly held on Sunday afternoons. You see lots of women gathered at one place doing the cooking. The men will also be gathered at another place chatting heartily. Where huge public address systems are not blurring with music, you are likely to find some young men playing traditional drums such as the “dondo”.
Recalling his reaction to first meeting her, and the political atmosphere that swirled around Accra at the time, this tribute to the late, great Maya Angelou--writer, singer, dancer, civil rights activist--is penned with affection by her friend Cameron Duodu.
John Mbiti, a renowned theologian described Africans as “notoriously religious”.
It is unconscionable that only 8% of a graduating law class is good enough to be called to the Bar!
IT has been said, in assessing the importance of the media in the modern world, that “one picture is worth a thousand words."
Partisan politics is one of the reasons why it is difficult to have a clean Ghana. The two major parties; NDC and NPP have in time past, taken steps to tackle sanitation challenges.
I have just settled down after a hectic morning running-around and just gotten the news that Abuga Pele and Philip Akpeena Assibit have been jailed six and 12 years, respectively, over the GYEEDA rot.