A story was told of a Nigerian, a Kenyan and a Ghanaian who were working in a factory in Europe!
The peasant majority and working class still back the political establishment. Ghana is a democratic Republic and so the support received, from both the peasant majority and the working class, by the political establishment is out of free will.
An important part of learning how to achieve your goals is learning how NOT to do it. Mistakes are instructions, not roadblocks. Let them teach you, and not defeat you.
As is now widely known, the concession agreement between the Government of Ghana (GoG) and Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS) has been terminated by the GoG.
When people tell us what they don't like about the things we do or say, our first instinct is to defend ourselves - to explain our choices.
The question of whether or not we should elect MMDCEs is a question that parliament has the power to answer.
The notion that technology will displace humans of work at some point in time is a difficult one to grapple with. It is an issue that must be delved into because of the rapid progress made in technology, especially within the few decades.
If today anyone should be shedding tears for Ghana, it would be for the fact that this beautiful country has been sharply polarised beyond comfort.
As I drove on the dark stretch and as I dogged craters wrongly described as potholes, my mind reflected, yet again, on how the Tema Motorway so much reflects the state of Ghana for me.
I write for the benefit of many of our drivers, most of whom sadly are security officers who should know better but follow convoys when they find themselves trapped in traffic.
All I have done has been to correct an erroneous and misleading impression that a “YES” vote on December 17 is intended to and will make MMDCEs office elective.
Accra Hearts of Oak beat Zambian side Mighty Mufulira Wanderers 3-0, in a game that came to be christened, “The Miracle of El-Wak” at the El-Wak Stadium on 6th November 1977.
Before you read, know that it isn’t going to be an answer to your problems, so if that’s what you expect, save yourself from punching the air and stop reading.
As with all worthwhile achievements in life, a successful career is shaped by many factors – role of the individual, people, luck/divine providence, opportunities, timing, moments etc. Mine is no different.
The findings at citadel hospital have since brought about plethora of findings. ACP Agordzo was picked up upon disembarking at the airport from a UN duty. His crime was that he was part of a group of people who were about to ‘take action’ against Ghana and her political leadership.
The German philosopher, Friedrich Wilhelm Hegel, explained that truth emerges from the synthesis of contradicting thoughts; for example, in determining the validity of logical reasoning you would have to deduce the major and minor premises.
A “YES” vote on December 17, 2019, does not make elective what already is elective. What it does, in fact, is to make legal what the Constitution prohibits.
Now, the official bulletin doing the rounds is that you are arming yourself and the party Jerry John Rawlings founded to try and unseat the sitting tenant on December 7, 2020, which itself puts you on notice to try harder.
Ghana's Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo recently declared, amidst applause, that as long as she has something to do with it, she will not allow the “mass production” of lawyers in the country.
Rabbital Kingdom is a classic story for children which contain profound lessons for them. It has a glossary of words with their meanings and also contains very colorful pictures to drive home the succinct points raised in the story.
I admonish the nation not to be shy to declare a state of emergency over the heavy hands of Zeus, the god of the sky, rain and thunder, over our nation.
The one way to silence them is to actually achieve that dream, so you see, you have no choice but to succeed.
Indeed, whenever the matter of roads is raised, the question of what the NDC did for the region during its era is raised almost immediately.
...The worse bit is those quick assumptions which are made most of the time that it is the woman who is at fault...
Many people look at their bosses, their pastors, their presidents, and don't know how they do it. How do they always look so calm, so poised, so relaxed, so in control, so well groomed?
This week I joined Professors Audrey Gadzekpo, H. Kwesi Prempeh, Raymond Atuguba, Madam Clara Beeri and others to demand implementation of the over $6m investment in a 1000-page CRC report.
For most parents therefore, Free SHS is a saviour that will forever alter the fortunes of their families.
Just a few hours to his 22nd birthday, Marcus Rashford revealed yet another stunning performance against Lampard's side.
The names of Dr. Kwesi Botchwey, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor and Mr. Kwesi Ahwoi, all in their 70s, have consequently been put forward for consideration by the former President.
The status quo will prevail if the youth doesn’t start taking on the system. It is somewhat an oddity that with one of the youngest populations in Africa, politics in Ghana is still a game of chess dominated by the old guard....
Ghana football has moved from mere passion to cash. It has moved from just giving instructions and hoping fans follow without questioning. In fact, Ghana today is not used to being “Ghana” again.
“Cleanliness is next to Godliness” is the first statement that comes to mind immediately the topic of sanitation is discussed.
By 2050, the world’s population will reach an estimated 9.8 billion from the current of 7.6 billion. A major concern will be the issue of food security and sustained agricultural production to help feed this growing population.
This thing is still annoying me o; you go to buy waakye at Adabraka; you see few people before it gets to your turn and yet one person will be buying for about ten people. Just this morning, it happened again.
A fortnight ago as Ghana hosted the annual general assembly of the Airport Council; it was a matter of pride to watch one speaker after speaker on television, commending KIA for what they had seen of the airport
We may have lost the $190 million which would have been ours if the Power Distribution Services’ (PDS) concession agreement with the Electricity Company of Ghana had not been cancelled by us, but I dare say that it was better than to have lost $3 billion worth of assets belonging to ECG if we had gone ahead.
When you don't put your full effort into every single task, yet you collect your full payment at the end of each month, are you not breaching your contract?
The ponds breed fishes no more; the fishes are gone. The farmers wished they could have stayed in business yet they had no help.
Weeks ago, I made a calculated guess because I knew my country quite well. I wrote the events surrounding the ECG-PDS deal could take a dramatic twist should the delegation sent on the fact-finding mission in Qatar report back to Ghanaians. Here we are!
It is, however, worth identifying that the end of the ISIS era, is the beginning of another.
You can't dip a bucket in a septic tank and come up with pure water. Put your energy into positive things and positive things will happen to you.
A professional follows the rules no matter the situation. And a professional will NEVER make you pay for their incompetence.
Modern Information Communication Technology and the tools that come with it now facilitate, and some would say dictate, the nature of nearly every interaction.
The student needs to be heard, the student deserves it. It is sad that we ignore students and make an attempt when things are in a bad state and there is nothing to be done - A listening school administration will do us all a lot of good.
I want to put on record that this piece is no defence for Professor Ransford Gyampo and his compatriots who were caught on camera for compromising their morality.
Mr. President, this is a comprehensive political overview of our lopsided history. I write for posterity your Excellency.
Let your effort be the reason why you move ahead in life. And the next time you are thinking “everything happens for a reason”, just add this: “I am the reason”.
Remember, sir, that the outcome of your committee’s work has huge implications. It has implications not just for your university’s reputation. Other institutions will learn from your example.
Indeed, one of the major undecided questions of our times relates to how the interests of future generations are represented in our present days.