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Pistol P writes: Be concerned as a Ghanaian

As we pour out tributes in solidarity with the family of Ishmael Mensah and many other families who have been in such a situation, we should not forget to pray for them to heal and have the courage to move on.

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Domelevo, Alhassan and the soldier

Dear Daniel Yaw Domelevo,

I am touched to write your tribute at a time you’re still part of the audience. I must, however, confess that I write this tribute in shame. It is a shame born out of the fact that that I was part of the crowd that helplessly watched your crucifixion.

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Oppong Nkrumah, Prof. Kwame Karikari did not lie

Dear Kojo Oppong Nkrumah,

I heard you stress at the vetting last week that I had never said I went to South Africa because my life had been threatened. You said it was only Prof. Kwame Karikari who made that claim at a public lecture. You said something to the effect that I went there for a holiday.

What at all is wrong with Accra Hearts of Oak?

The loop wishes to crave your indulgence to join the ongoing debate on the happenings in Accra Hearts of Oak to help rescue the oak tree from being uprooted by visionless and faceless individuals.

Crime protected by law

I have been struggling for a word for the events in Parliament on January 6 and 7. It was not merely a lack of leadership; it was a display of leaderlessness. The former is failure of leaders to show leadership; the latter is absence of leaders. I didn’t see leaders in Parliament.

Voice from Afar (Freedom is Coming)

Fraternal greetings from our Ancestors Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, His Imperial Majesty Emperor Hailey Sellassie and the many others who have lost their lives in the resistance struggle.

Do you want divorce?

THE history of divorce, legal separation of marriage dates back to antiquity. From ancient Mesopotamia to the Roman Empire divorce existed but on a small scale. However today divorce has reached epidemic proportions and most partners have become victims of this monster. 

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: “ERRORtoral” Commission and Akufo-Addo’s coup d’état

When you are aggrieved and bystanders ask you to seek justice in the court, that certainly isn’t bad advice. But that advice can be bad if your adversary is in the process of taking what belongs to you and bystanders and the police, instead of helping you to take back your property, are appealing to you to let him or her take it away so that you proceed to court to fight for it later.

Of the ‘tsunami’ effect, and praise for Ghana’s EC

It wasn’t exactly the overwhelming ‘aseda’ (thank you) votes for President Nana Akufo-Addo that some of us had expected, as I wrote last week, but he has won a second term “to do more”. And victory is victory.

My beatitudes for Dec 7 polls

We are on the final lap to the December 7, 2020 elections. With barely six days to go for the crucial polls, interest in the national exercise is getting sophisticated and charged.

The US election, Ghana’s elections and the conspiracy theory

In 2016, I was very surprised about the outcome of the US election that year. But I was not alone. It seemed all my American friends were also surprised. Every American I spoke to and those I met at conferences openly expressed surprise about the outcome of their 2016 election.

A deserving salute to Ghana’s farmers

It is with sincerer joy that we at AMG join the entire nation in felicitating with Ghana’s farmers; and congratulating them, not just for another year of feeding the nation, but for the resilience they showed pulling Ghana through the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

2020 polls: What if the church firmly called for the implementation of the Constitution Review Commission's report? Lessons from the #Endsars struggle in Nigeria

Professor J.E Atta Mills of blessed memory on 11th January 2010, acting in accordance with Article 278 (1) of the fourth Republican Constitution of Ghana which confers on the President power to appoint a Commission of Enquiry into matters of public interest, humbly inaugurated the Constitution Review Commission to incalculably review the 1992 Constitution.