It is surprising that with all the extensive engagements in the formulation of the National Housing Policy that took a decade to complete (2005-2015), the issue about the naming of estates never featured.
Women play very revered roles in the enskinment process of a Yaa Naa. Currently, the Head of the Dagbon Queen Mothers is Gundo Naa who is assisted by Kpatuya. Only daughters of former Yaa Naas ascend to the position.
Just as I was putting finishing touches to the first instalment of this piece, news came through that the Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) had suspended plans to transport people from Accra to Tema and Accra to Nsawam free of charge due to encroachment. GRCL had planned to begin the much-touted free ride on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
The Ranking member of Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has written an open letter to the Minister of National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah detailing his concerns about the status of two ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees resident in the country.
Growing up partly on a diet of crime thrillers both on television and in books, it never occurred to me that one day, in this country, the idea of gunmen actually turning up in someone's home, office or car, pointing a gun at him or her and actually pulling the trigger would ever take seed.