Category Archives: Opinion

Ghana at 60 celebrations can wait

There has been a lot of fuss and righteous anger over the government's decision to mark the country's 60th independence anniversary with elaborate celebrations. Ghanaians are understandably miffed that given the nation's precarious financial state, their government will even contemplate spending bucket-loads of money to finance the event. Facing a backlash, the Akuffo Addo's government…
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The Vetting Process Is Always An Ugly Partisan Combat

Every four years, a ritual, appropriately named VETTING takes place in parliament and captures the attention of the nation. Newly appointed ministers are paraded before an august body of lawmakers who then probe, question and query the appointees about their prior activities. It is often a lively atmosphere, punctuated occasionally by the exaggerated laughter typical…
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Donald Trump’s parallel universe

[caption id="attachment_12405" align="aligncenter" width="620"] US President Donald Trump[/caption] We all cheered on Saturday as news filtered out that former Gambian president, Mr. Yahya Jammeh had finally caved in to demands that he vacate the presidency and was reportedly en-route to neighboring Guinea. The deal he had struck with the United Nations, the AU and ECOWAS,…
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