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Ibrah One

Who is Ibrah One? The young millionaire with some of the most expensive rides in Ghana

The Ghanaian millionaire and businessman who shared iPhones X in a "trotro" on his birthday, is Ibrahim Daouda, popularly known as Ibrah One.

Ellen Mimi Owusu writes: Calling all Social Media Enthusiasts

A study by the University of Kansas in America published in March 2018 has dispelled the notion that social media displaces human contact.
CJ Sophia Akuffo_Prof Atuguba

Defensive CJ Sophia Akuffo et al have no case vs. Professor Atuguba of UG

".... It is axiomatic that justices in a Constitutional democracy...do not control security forces....US Supreme Court Justice Breyer observed that with respect to "trust between people and the…
Manasseh Azure_Fadi_Dabbousi

Rejoinder: Manasseh’s Folder – A presidential rant without substance

Manasseh Azure, I like your style of writing, you have a nice way of mincing words where your hypocritical stance on issues need to remain ambiguous, albeit understood perfectly for the meaning…
President Akufo-Addo

MANASSEH’S FOLDER: A Presidential rant without substance

Dear President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, On Sunday, April 1, 2018, I called your Minister of Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, to congratulate and encourage him.
Okudzeto Ablakwa's open letter to President Akufo-Addo

Read: Okudzeto Ablakwa's open letter to President Akufo-Addo

Koku Anyidoho

So, what immediate lesson does the 'fate' of Koku Anyidoho teach us?

Folks, it is clear that some nail-biting is going on in the NDC camp over the arrest, detention, and processing of Koku Anyidoho (Deputy General Secretary of the NDC) for trial on the allegation of…

Is NPP ready to hand power back to NDC in 2020?

It would only take a manful optimist to suggest that the NPP government has an absolute right to remain in power. In fact, such a viewpoint could only be deemed as an isolated thinker’s thought…

Ellen Mimi Owusu writes: Jane at crossroads

David called me on the 20th of March to inform me he had decided to join the British Army. The previous day he messaged me, telling me he had some “exciting” news to share with me.

Kwesi Nyantakyi is out of touch with the reality of Ghana football

When you listen to Ghana’s FA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi talking about our league, you will be forgiven to conclude that the Ghana Premier League is the EPL.
US Military

US Military Base: Propaganda and emotions must give way to common sense

In the Debate of US Military Presence in Ghana: Propaganda and Emotions Must Give Way to Common Sense.

Right to Information Law - What is the fear?

Right to information law: The political class in Ghana are repelled by transparency.
This Ghanaian quit his investment banking job to take Kente to the world

This Ghanaian quit his investment banking job to take Kente to the world

A young Ghanaian entrepreneur Epton Owusu quit his banking job to position Ghanaian-made Kente to compete on the global scale.

RTI law will kill the corrupt, pass it now!

It’s been 22 years since the IEA pioneered the first draft of the Right to Information, RTI, Bill.

IMANI Asks: Does the creation of districts contribute to poverty reduction?

Once again, we have crafted 38 districts out of existing 216 districts, but the reasons are not rooted in science.

Is Mahama really the greatest asset in the Umbrella fraternity?

I cannot get my head around Kofi Adams (the National Organiser of NDC) isolated thinker’s claims that he has been touring the length and breadth of Ghana and can confidently confirm that former…
Ghana beyond filth

How about Ghana beyond filth?

In the beginning, I too was awed by everything President Nana Addo said. Like the people who liked, shared and re-shared the video of his press conference with France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, I…
your friend

Ellen Mimi Owusu writes: How is your friend doing?

“It is sad when somebody you used to be so close to, becomes a stranger”I saw this post on someone’s Facebook wall a while ago; I read it over and over again because I could relate so much to it.

Why are Black Africans suffering extreme maltreatment in the lands of the Arab countries?

On Saturday, 10 March 2018 at around 06:55 hours British Mean Time, I received a video on my WhatsApp page. The video was all about how a Black lady was inhumanely being treated by about a ten…

Media must declare war against this filth

Let the Ghanaian media repeat the zeal with which it collaboratively fought illegal small-scale mining, galamsey, by declaring war against the filth that’s set to eat us all up.

State sponsored violence is not the solution - Alban Bagbin

Has violence now taken over the voice of reason in our country? Yesterday, they struck at the very heart of Ghana’s legal system. In broad daylight, they stormed a courtroom in Kumasi and unleashed…