Ivy Heward-Mills, widow of the murdered Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, J.B. Danquah Adu, made harrowing headlines last week. She marked the third anniversary of his death last Saturday, February 9, with a heart-rending social media posting.
The Swedru Senior High School, popularly called SWESCO, is a co-educational boarding second cycle institution in Agona-Asafo near Agona-Swedru in the Agona- East District in the Central Region. The school is 60 years old.
BY: Dr. Edward Kofi Omane Boamah, former Minister for Communications
Introduction I knew Honourable Emmanuel Kyeremateng Agyarko, the deceased Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon (AWW) Constituency in the Greater Accra Region. Honourable was well-mannered, believed in inclusive politics, and was both pleasant and peaceful. I wish him a peaceful rest.
My attention has been drawn to a letter by one Dr Robert Owusu-Gyeki, self-described as an economist/banker, supposedly responding to the issues I raised in my letter of January 29, 2019, headlined ‘CONCEALMENT AND MANIPULATION OF ECONOMIC DATA,’ and addressed to the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison.
On December 19, 2018, the people of Sudan hit the streets to protest against high rise of bread and fuel prices but the demonstrators quickly turned their attention to other issues and are now demanding the resignation of President Omar Hasan al-Bashir.
Although the presentation of the Constitutional instruments (CIs) that gave meaning to the creation of the North East and the Savannah regions was hugely welcomed by the people, the choice of capitals — Nalerigu for the North East and Damango for the Savannah — elicited contrasting reactions, some of them violent.
Culture plays a big role in what we feel, how we identify these feelings and what we do to deal with our emotions. So, those raised in more “macho” cultures may be more likely to suppress emotions like sadness or fear.
In secondary school at Opoku Ware School in Kumasi, whenever I was asked where I lived and I said ‘Tarkwa’, it elicited wry smiles and comments either about the town’s gold mines or its railway station.
In the aftermath of the shameful unleashing of political thugs on some voters at La Bawaleshie in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election of January 31, 2019, the Minister of Communications, Madam Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, sought to play down the need for any investigation at all into the matter.