Category Archives: Opinion

NPP ties its political fortunes to Akuffo Addo yet again

With his overwhelming nomination as the party’s presidential candidate, the NPP has once again tethered its political fortunes to Nana Akuffo Addo, a perennial election loser. Addo, who predictably bested his opponents including the pugnacious Alan Kyerematen in the party’s presidential primaries has vowed to defeat the “incompetent” President John Mahama”in 2016. For now, the…
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A Northern Star Fades; the Demise of RTU

The end is near for Real Tamale United and the prospects are very disheartening; a team that once competed at the upper echelons of Ghana National Football League and thrilled thousands of its supporters with entertaining football is now a pale shadow of itself. Firmly anchored at the bottom of the League Table - an…
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Confronting Our Demons; It is about Time.

Almost forty-five years ago, an event occurred in Yendi and left an indelible mark on me, an impressionable skinny, gap-toothed pre-teen; it was a gray, dull morning and the harmattan had thrown a cordon over the small sleepy town. Like other startled residents, I was jostled out of bed by the rapid sound of gunfire.…
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