CELEBRATING motherhood was on most people’s minds last week culminating in the big celebration on the second Sunday of the month of May. Mother’s Day has taken centre stage here in Ghana with all kinds of activities to mark the day.
One has lost count of the number of fire disasters recorded at various markets in the country, especially Accra and Kumasi, in a decade. Anytime such a disaster occurs, various causes are assigned for the fire outbreaks. These range from illegal connections to the exposure of fire to combustible materials at the markets.
I don't condone crime and I will be the last person to advocate that deviants in society, those who make life unbearable for law-abiding citizens, should be let off the hook when they commit crime and are brought before legally established institutions in the country.
good friends, we want to analyze the circumstances surrounding the NPP’s
petition that have brought matters to a head at the end of the 14th
day of the Supreme Court’s sitting and the order for the KPMG firm to
recount/audit the pink sheets exhibits submitted by the petitioners as their
The introduction of the Motorking tricycle in the Upper West Region was seen as a blessing for rural farmers. It was a blessing because the drudgery associated with farmers travelling long distances to market their produce was going to be a thing of the past.
One story that has gained prominence in the news in recent times is the abolition of an age-old cultural practice of killing children born with deformities in the Kasena Nankana West and East districts in the Upper East Region.
It is TIME to THINK seriously about how we can improve systems and introduce ideas, services and products that will make life a lot more comfortable for us, as people in the so-called advanced countries are enjoying presently.
This week we are in Tamale to experience an ancient traditional vocation, leather making. Tamale is the southern member of the three-city northern capitals triangle. The other two are Bolgatanga and Wa.
The bombing of military and research
facilities, allegedly by Israeli forces, has brought to the fore the increasing
involvement of foreign countries in the Syrian crisis, which has claimed the
lives of tens of thousands of people.
Slowly and almost imperceptibly but also quite discernibly from the stirring and buzz at the Supreme Court this week, we are inching millimetre by millimetre toward a verdict in the hearing of the New Patriotic Party’s petition disputing the results of the 2013 presidential election, Jomo.
Before I could get my response to a query I sent to the National Communication Authority (NCA), in which I asked, among others, the question “ does Ghana have a broadband policy in place?”, the Minister of Communication, Dr Omane-Boamah, had come out that the government is going to introduce a Broadband policy.
Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. — Hugh White
The matter of the Ghanaian Times photographer who was assaulted by some military personnel during the independence anniversary, the one-sided report on investigations into the matter conducted by the Ghana Armed Forces, the subsequent fence-ending by the military and the desire of the Ghana Journalists Association to pursue the matter, could be likened to the Akan proverb of “sε obi ka sε, bεgye aduane hyε woano pipiripie mu a, na wonyawo, enso na wayawo”.
Folks, former President John Agyekum Kufuor is seething with anger, making it known as such on some radio stations in Accra, because he has been slighted and not invited to participate in the commissioning of the Bui Hydro-electricity Dam.
My good friends, I am overwhelmed with mixed emotions following the news report that chiefs of the Abudu and Andani royal gates in the Dagbon traditional area have indicated their resolve to amicably settle the protracted Yendi skin dispute between them.
The Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Mornah vs. the Attorney General has generated interesting commentary in the media and from lawyers. The most outstanding comment that has commanded the displeasure of the highest court of our land has been the statement attributed to Gabby Otchere-Darko of the Danquah Institute.