If there is anyone out there who has been helplessly watching on, frustrated with the indiscipline and lawlessness which are mercilessly battering our society, you are not alone. And what do you feel about a recent defence on camera by a lawmaker when he stated that for every rule, there is an exception? Scandalised? You are certainly not alone.
Last week, I included in my examples of visionary projects (as opposed to a 450-seater Parliament Complex) the first Central Sewerage System being built in Kigali, Rwanda, at a cost of 96 million euros.
Komla Agbeli ‘Afro Gbede’ Gbedemah of Anyako was a revolutionary youth activist and an iconic statesman who, as a senior architect of both the modern Ghanaian state and Republic, played a critical role in shaping the political landscape of our nation for decades. He is widely recognised as the mastermind who propelled the image of Kwame Nkrumah - the father of Pan-Africanism - to national attention.
The last week or so has been quite a stormy one for the legislative arm of government, with news that the Parliamentary leadership is gearing itself up for the construction of a new, $200m, 450-seater parliamentary chamber.
In all the discussions about having a new parliamentary chamber for about 450 members at the cost of $200 million, what has been evident is that, arguments for this most inconsiderate idea do not convince citizens.
Over the years, my team and I have managed to consistently produce plays with the aim of changing some toxic narratives and above all, changing our mindset. Every play of mine has the family in mind. I believe society can only stand when the family unit is intact. Our style of theatre, thus, is to communicate inspiration, lessons and fun.
A recent study shown on Google indicates a rising search for ‘sugar mummies’ in Ghana. According to the study, Ghana ranks third in the rising search for sugar mummies in Africa, behind Nigeria and Kenya.
Foreign media reports a couple of weeks ago alleged that temperatures of 40 to 45 degrees centigrade were forcing people in parts of Europe out of their homes to seek the means to cool down their body temperatures, including spending longer hours in malls.
Saiko is a term used in the Ghanaian fishing industry to refer to the fish considered unwanted by industrial trawlers which are passed on (transshipped) to canoe operators at sea. The phenomenon has existed for about three decades, initially conducted in the form of barter, involving exchange for small supplies of food and freshwater. Currently it has assumed an organized commercial enterprise but remains unauthorized.
Charity Kissi, the 39-year-old woman who had to crack stones at a stone quarry in Omanjor to make a living, has known no peace since her story was published in the Daily Graphic on Thursday, June 20, 2019.
In the run-up to the 2012 general election, there was no child in this country who did not recognise the name ‘Woyome’. His name was incorporated into a song, to which people danced during rallies and marches and other political gatherings.
I thought the marrying of corpses (posthumous marriage or necrogamy) was a uniquely African practice for recalcitrant men and women, until I read otherwise. The practice is to be found in Europe and Asia too and it has nuances across continents.