It's been two years since I started writing RamiTalks....just saying. Please feel free to buy me a drink, treat me to a meal, purchase a ticket to somewhere outside Ghana, gift me a car, build me a house....you get my drift.
Foreign languages such as English, French, Portuguese and Arabic came to the continent together with the migration and subsequent slave trade by the Eurasians from the 10th to the 18th centuries.
If you grow without a purpose, accumulate without focus and gather strength without use, nothing is more wasteful and destructive.
'Could a clear case of financial loss be made with these recent decisions, and the current administration held accountable?'
On March 4, 2019, two days after the latest earth tremors that rocked parts of Accra, President Akufo-Addo tasked the National Security and the Ministry of the Interior to prepare a national earthquake emergency plan.
This evening, I am asking why? Why is it that no Ghanaian bank has crossed boundary and established in other African countries or the UK, Europe, Asia?
The University of Education is bleeding. It is bleeding from power, greed, and evil.
If Ghanaians honestly want something to worry about in terms of their safety, Mr. Ofosu Ampofo’s audio tape is the one to concern about most
Three boys from Cape Coast were sent to England by Rev. Thomas Thompson. Two kicked the bucket, but the third, Phillip Quaque, became the first African to work in the Anglican Church...
This act of intimidating or threatening a weaker person to do something or persistently making other people's life unpleasant is too rife in our schools.
You know you are in Ghana when you say “ssssss” to a large crowd of people and expect only the person you want to turn round.
We have been told the meeting with the groups is essentially to admonish them to stay away from violence.
The Police and a section of the public have and continue to sell a lie that there is some offence or breach of law when journalists take photographs or film or record an event in a public place.
No matter how difficult it is to speak the truth, it surely must be said. The future of this country we often hear is the youth of which many of them are students.
‘When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad and that is my religion’ (paraphrased).
Economically and politically, Ghana gains nothing if the nation supports the so-called Palestinian cause.
It is only overly strict people who would criticise others so much just because they try to lighten a tense mood with a joke.
The Tourism industry is one of the sectors, which depends heavily on the image, communication to drive and manage the destination.
On such a day, we recognise and appreciate all women be they wives, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, daughters and friends.
Imagine hearing “Pan-Africanist.” What comes to mind?
Ghana's voting-class would queue up once more in December, 2020 to mandate a President to form the next government for the Republic of Ghana.
It started with the Minister of National Security, Mr Kan Dapaah, who sought to distract attention from these excesses by political parties by claiming that vigilantes were ‘bred’ by individuals.
I was privileged to deliver the keynote presentation at a symposium at the British Council on Monday on the state of freedom and justice in Ghana but focusing on the dangers party militias pose to this beautiful country.
Forbidden from participating in daily life, Nepalese girls are speaking out against menstrual shaming.
All around the world, women desire to achieve something for themselves; they are breaking the glass ceilings and pushing harder to realize their dreams.
Fear griped the Napila Community in the Bimbila District of the Northern Region when the news of a couple who went to the farm and kept their sleeping baby under a neem tree whilst they work could not find the child on their return.
I don’t know if you feel the same way, but you have no idea how much power you possess just by being born a woman.
Your failure to punish these acts committed against Ghanaians by persons, including those in your political party, makes you an accomplice and complicit in their criminal acts.
The eve of March 8 has me reflecting on the reason for the United Nation’s establishment of an official International Women’s Day, back in 1975.
In the last couple of weeks, the issue of political vigilantism has been running. Are we the same people who are celebrating twenty-five years of the Fourth Republic?
Ghana is a great country and will ever be so. The foundation of our independence was well laid by all who fought for our nation to be independent.
The infant nation was filled with confidence and zeal, hope for the future and eagerness to address its challenges. In the six decades since, we have made some progress.
The 2020 elections would offer Ghanaians a fine opportunity to ascertain the true meaning of incompetence.
As the country this week commemorates the 62nd anniversary of independence from Britain, this is the appropriate background to the growing domestic angst about Ghana’s vaunted national self-image.
What is wrong with the NDC call to include other parties in the dialogue ?
We’ve been wondering - aren’t there other ways to celebrate this day? Here, we present certain ideas as to how to better celebrate Independence Day.
For as long as I have lived in this country, I have yet to encounter someone who benefits from a system wrongfully, calling for change. At best, it is them that suffer from the flawed system, who rise for a change.
Anas covered political press conferences and mundane parliamentary debates and beauty pageants and rainfall patterns.
The relationship between the church and its members can loosely be described as those between a doctor and his patient, a lawyer and her client and maybe mother and her baby.
Public basic schools in Ghana are bedevilled with numerous challenges.
The National Democratic Congress just arrived from a democratic journey. A journey that delivered it a person to present the message of the party to the electorates in next year’s elections.
Would I be wrong in saying that some people prefer their househelp to be of a particular tribe in Ghana? That's just good employment strategy really if you ask me. You get on better with a particular tribe, you employ them.
This meant that no matter how many rural Churches these Priests looked after and that included scores of them, they were responsible for making sure that Sunday services were held in each Church.
Education, in Ghana, has always been used in a limited sense: specifically, literacy in centres of scholarship designed on the colonial educational system.
In 1843, when the Crown took over the Gold Coast Forts and Settlements from the London Committee of Merchants, its Crown retained the tradition of the London Committee of Merchants in appointing, exclusively, reputable men to its organisation.
I want to raise some facts about the guy I almost dated many many years ago.
My friend, senior and brother, there is something you are getting really wrong and I wish to draw your urgent attention to it, today, Sunday, March 3, 2019 just before I retire to bed.
Israel is on a charm offensive in Africa, courting African leaders.
Once again Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger PI Team have held a giant mirror to the face of our society, revealing our true nature to ourselves.