After the last budget reading, you applauded the Finance minister for allocating some GHC180million to your Office. How far with that allocation? Has your office received the kudi?
In July this year, Ghana will be among 47 countries that will be presenting findings of their national review of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) implementation.
There is therefore a need for a nationalistic rethink on the way infrastructure development is handled from inception to completion if Ghana is indeed to use the sector to drive the much desired developmental agenda of the country.
When Ghana became politically independent in 1957, the education system, thus; schools, colleges and universities, was purposely set up, primarily to produce skilled workforce for the young nation.
Life is both bitter and sweet.
If there is anyone out there who has been helplessly watching on, frustrated with the indiscipline and lawlessness which are mercilessly battering our society, you are not alone.
The near-fatal experience of my friend made reality dawn on me that, there are unreported incidents that don't make it to the national statistics and live with us daily.
I have been thrilled at the love that has forced open the prison doors for the barber sent to jail for two months (with hard labour) for his inability to pay ¢600 fine slapped on him for stealing plantain in Koforidua.
Journalism is a truth-telling business and ought to remain just that. The political establishment must never manipulate the media into articulating views that favour its image.
One reliable means by which the government can ease the pressure on the infrastructural facilities in the various senior high schools is to include private senior high schools in the program.
Due to the importance of the work of the education commissions and the crucial role of the African members of the Elliot Commission, in particular, we will double-down a little with respect to the results of those efforts, and the road to the realization of the University of the Gold Coast, at “La Gon” / “La Goon”, Legon.
Akosua looked at her watch for the second time, as she thought to herself, “didn’t this rider say he was only 5 mins away”? It had been an hour and 15 mins. She called him again.
We must commend the government for initiating the bill. Reforming our higher education system is long overdue.
Ghanaians are tired of having to endure mediocre services from delivery riders.
The last week or so has been quite a stormy one for the legislative arm of government, with news that the Parliamentary leadership is gearing itself up for the construction of a new, $200m, 450-seater parliamentary chamber.
A win by the informal coalition of civil society, traditional and social media activism which has pushed government to backtrack on the intended new 450 seater parliamentary chamber at a cost of $200M, is a statement of empowerment and confidence in the Ghanaian.
A few months ago a legislator worried about the abuse and exercise of religious freedom in Ghana, called for a law to address the problem.
Ghana's Parliament has formally decided not to proceed with the proposed $200 million New Chamber construction.
At some point in time the country should seriously consider streamlining or adding more firepower to its legislative branch even if it may involve the construction of a new lawmaking chamber.
The authors hold that Dr J. B. Danquah did not play the role of chief campaigner, primary negotiator, or chief spokesperson, and even less found the University College of the Gold Coast.
I am tempted to say "which way the wind is blowing" the Ghanaian Youth will sooner or later break away from its current political system.
I have always been fascinated by the statue of the blindfolded lady wielding a sword in one hand and a pair of scales in the other.
Social media is a voice. Protest is a noise. But we have reduced that great contributions of democrats to angry emojis on Facebook.
Here is a poem as parliament's plan to build a new chamber is greeted with public resistance.
The weather service had even issued a red alert for four southern areas while the rest of the country remained on orange alert, said to be the second highest level.
The attention of the Concerned Citizens of the Atewa Landscape and by extension its collaborators, has been drawn to what we call unfortunate statements by Prof. Frimpong Boateng, Minister for Environment, branding us as galamseyers (Illegal miners) and of double standards.
When Al-Bashir was ousted from power in April after more than three decades in office, most Sudanese breathed a sigh of relief.
I have read the contrived tale told by Sergeant Alolga Akata-Pore on investigations into the murder of Justices Cecilia Koranteng-Addo, Kwadwo Adjapong, Sarkodie, and a retired Army major, Sam Acquah in 1982 published by www.myjoyonline.com.
Yes the Power belongs to the People and vox populi, vox dieum.
Couching or interpreting even criminal law in the positive to procure willing and not forced obedience can be a more effective means of ensuring an orderly law-abiding society.
“Is parliament useful in its contribution to our democracy and development as a nation or it is a useless institution which has failed in its role as a check on the executive arm of government?”
For a long time now, we have been forced to choose between the two evils - Minority or Majority?
Do you know that the building that houses England's parliament also known as the House of Commons is over one hundred years old?
I am writing as a Ghanaian but with a heavy heart.
After listening to the harrowing brutality that has been inflicted on the editor of modernghana.com by the apparatchiks of this government claiming to be National Security, all I say is that change is good!
Edward Osei Boakye is one of Ghana’s forgotten entrepreneurs from the 1960s and ‘70s, a golden generation of Ghanaian Industry when Ghanaians wholly owned and run many significant businesses.
We are not there yet but we are on course.
Ghana has declared 2019 as the “year of return” for Africans in the diaspora, as part of its commemoration of the 400th year since the first slave ship from Africa landed in Virginia.
The level of awareness is travelling faster and further than previously, to the extent that a subconscious mind is being awoken in many people.
Truth is, we conveniently like to take our laws on the face while rejecting and pretending to be unaware of the socio-cultural, moral and prudential considerations and wisdom behind those laws.
This article clearly identifies the concept behind the calligraphy as obtained in the flow of black historical backwardness and lack of vision, the reasons why the black race lags behind other races on the globe.
Centuries ago, King David, gathered his men and together they went into the house of Abinadab to bring back the ark of God which represented his covenant.
There is no doubt that support for the development of small and medium enterprises can be the answer to both economic growth and job creation across Africa.
After two and a half years into Akufo-Addo's presidency, I hold the view that we bought nicely packaged key soap at Circle, thinking it was a smartphone.
The Day as an event is celebrated worldwide with much conscious fervour and enthusiasm to make people aware and emphasize the hazards of drug addiction and illegal trafficking.
In Ghana’s political market buyers and sellers meet most often at the end of every four years to transact business. Buyers in the name of the electorate and sellers in the name of the politician.
Today, the Ghanaian economy has grown in leaps and bounds as compared to other African countries.