Behind us, I heard the father of the baby lament helplessly that they had already lost a child to neonatal jaundice and it seemed like he was reliving the experience all over again.
There is, therefore, every reason for the president to be concerned.
Since 1992 when Ghana chose the path of multiparty democracy, great strides have been made in creating for herself a model that would be inclusive, participatory and proactive in political governance as well as in the creation and distribution of the national wealth.
The principle of self-determination is prominently embodied in Article 1 of the Charter of the United Nations.
In part four of her series of articles on Ghana, Nana Frema Busia writes about the country's political and spiritual future.
On Monday, 9th September 2019, President Akufo-Addo finally put the nail in the coffin of his elusive fight against corruption, when he engaged in the inglorious exercise of finally clearing himself of corruption - and as a “Clearing Agent” of Corruption.
WorldSkills Kazan Expo 2019 may never be witnessed again. However, the fond memories the expo exposed the Ghanaian delegation which I was a member to, will forever remain with us.
The saying is true, “upon hindsight the fool can even be wise.”
The Head of the Ghana Police Forensic Laboratory, Supt Dr Kofi Adjapong Afrifah, has said the DNA tests to determine whether there is a relationship between the missing Takoradi girls and the skeletal humans found in a septic tank and a well in Takoradi are far advanced and the results will be announced soon.
Over a certain period I moved from a staunch Christian to an Atheist and agnostic at a point, then a follower of Jesus Christ and the prophets in between.
WHO research suggests that out of an estimated 30.42 million people living in Ghana, about 650,000 are suffering from a severe mental health difficulty and a further 266,000 are suffering from a moderate to mild mental health illness.
Last month, President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo- Addo suspended the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority(PPA), Mr. Agyenim Boateng Adjei, following allegations of conflict of interest against him.
Should polls close one hour early as proposed by Chairperson of the EC? Should voting day be made a public holiday? Esther Armah shares her opinion.
The fact that Prof. Busia is one of the best scholars in Ghana did not make him a pioneer in the intellectual history of Ghana.
I just listened to John Boadu, the General Secretary of the ruling party in Ghana, the New Patriotic Party, doing the tales of Family & Friends, featuring Akufo-Addo vs John Mahama.
We are crush-sloping with no rescue in sight. My beloved country is sinking; sinking faster than one could ever imagine. And so, I am in deep sorrow.
Never has the commercialisation of religion and the steady rise of rogue pastors gnawed at our social conscience as we witness today.
A case of fiscal complacency: Part III: vanishing arrears, offsets, depletion and amortization
Since independence in 1957 every government, from Kwame Nkrumah to Akuffo Addo have been accused of being corrupt. I believe there is some level of corruption in every man, some are able to tame it others don’t really care.
The prosperity gospel is an example of how two good words can become too bad. For if the gospel means Good News, prosperity can’t be bad news.
We in Ghana called Robert Mugabe our in-law. It was in Ghana that he met his first wife, Sarah Francesca Hayfron. He married her in 1961, and she became known as Sally Mugabe.
Zimbabwe mourns, but be sure it will be filled with celebration, because as encouraged, you do not cry for long over the mistakes of an old dead man, rather, you celebrate the remarkable century of his contributions to Africa’s neo independence and the opportunities he lives behind by virtue of his death.
This needlessly defensive, deflective and insensitive posture will only embolden corrupt appointees to be even more brazen about their looting.
It is only in South Africa that a local carpenter thinks a non-South African teacher is the reason he is out of job.
Attaining six decades is the age that many people get fearful of. It is life’s reality check for many as they prepare to check out of their regular work schedules, something they have been virtually addicted to for 30 years or more without blinking an eye.
art II discusses the unconventional “offsets” of arrears since presentation of the 2017 Budget and, since 2018, exclusion of financial sector bailout and capitalization costs from the main Budgets and Reviews to show impressive fiscal results.
What keeps her so evergreen for more than two decades at a time gospel music has seen radical transformation?
It was a dream…No, Like a dream. The spirit of our ancestors fell upon me And my eyes were opened.
But as a Nigerian would call on ‘God’ for divine intervention in his parlance in these times, it is only ‘Chineke’ who can save Africa from these senseless self-inflictions.
Comrade Robert Mugabe, the iconic liberation fighter and founding father of modern Zimbabwe has earned a special place in history.
I was impressed by all the things the Japanese were known for: the cleanliness and the punctuality and for a long time, I bored everybody with my tales about that train journey.
If you go to toilet 3 times a day, chances are that you have issues with carbohydrates.
Below is the full article written by Nana Frema Busia, in memory of her late father, Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia.
My President went on to explain that it was in thanksgiving to God for his mercies on the country and, secondly, to promote national unity and cohesion.
Now avert your mind to all the alleged corrupt acts involving public officials captured on tape.
Indeed, the Zoomlion owner expressed severally that the President’s vision was achievable and that the private sector will do everything possible to help the President achieve his aim.
Special Aide to John Dramani Mahama, Joyce Bawah Mogtari, shares her thoughts on the increasing acts of corruption and malfeasance, and the uncaring attitude of the president towards stopping the canker.
Situating what goes on in our spaces with this working definition, it is obvious most of the content being produced by the media would not pass this test.
Today, people cannot afford to pay their rent, some have lost their homes, others have lost their jobs and haven’t been able to find work for months, in some cases for even more than a year.
In the first four (4) months of PDS operations in the Southern Distribution Zone of Ghana, the following operational improvements have been realised.
Sergeant Dzamesi and Lance Corporal Awal remain martyrs, heroes and patriotic uniformed men.
The resignations have made the headlines for varied reasons. Unusual moves? Yes, because high profile resignations are not the norm in our situation.
The President gave the assurance in Parliament during the 2019 State of the Nation Address which he delivered on Thursday, February 21, 2019.
The Education Ministry wants us to believe that the President Mahama era Community Senior High Schools which are currently wasting away is the result of students and parents refusing to select the said schools for placement due to poor siting.
Basics, if I come to you to ask for money, you don’t need a Harvard degree to ask me, how are you going to pay me back except you run ‘Yԑn Kyԑ Ndi Financial Services’.
The recent seizure of an Iranian oil tanker ‘Grace 1’ now ‘Adrian Darya 1’ by the UK off Gibraltar waters on the orders of the United States has escalated tensions between the US and Iran, albeit the Gibraltar authority has released the vessel.
The constant likelihood of risk emanating from sources external to the Police is high and in many cases, largely beyond their control.