Government displays another case of misplaced priority
The wailing wall in Israel I am not a Catholic but I had the privilege of Catholic education and so I was as consumed with the…
Review of President Mahama’s State of the Nation Address
President John Dramani Mahama As I write this, my lights are off again. They were off when I got home…
Eight Days More: Wondering Who To Vote For?
My colleagues and I have been traveling the campaign trail with Presidential candidates as well as by ourselves. We have seen parts of Ghana that has made us wonder why the people welcome politicians instead of pelting them with stones.
Too Many Campaign Promises? Remember, Talk Is Cheap
When the campaign for the 2012 elections started with education as the central issue, I was delighted, Ghanaian politicians had…
Applause for Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings
Gender Advocates blame the absence of capable women in local politics on lack of resources and the insulting nature of the politics. So when Mrs. Rawlings finally confirmed her intent to contest the upcoming elections, I was happy especially since all the other women in the contest were running mates to male candidates. I welcomed the small attempt to shatter the glass ceiling here.
Make these news conferences stop. They hurt.
Ridiculous promises are never in short supply at these conferences. Take Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, Moses Asaga who announced an artisan and craftsmanship award scheme as a major vision for the Ministry. In his plan, the Ministry will run a competition for artisans at the Suame Magazine in Kumasi to get them to produce a car which will be called Suame 1.