The memo submitted by the Group of 18 lawyers, academics and other professionals on the proposed Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 currently before Parliament continues to court controversies and varied reactions.
In the past three months, food prices in Ghana have shot up, a rise that the Minister for Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, attributes to a drought in 2020, leading to the underproduction of staple foods like maize.
A wise man who knows about these things tells me, if you finish building inside your room before you go on site to cut the ground, you discover your building will take a very short time to complete. In other words, get all the money needed for the project before you start.
Recently, before my first lecture on fallacies, I gave my Logic and Critical Thinking Class this test, ‘A group of eminent doctors have written to Parliament that abortion should be legalised because we should not criminalise rights.
My husband and I are different in so many ways; he supports Manchester United, I support Chelsea, I love watching romantic and comedy movies, he is into Thrillers and Horrors, he loves manual cars, (which I cannot stand!) I am team automatic; he is always hot, am always cold, the list is endless.
If my mother were alive, she would have turned 100 on October 16, 2021. Mrs. Augustine Akosua Atafe Ohene, nee Asempapa, was born on October 16, 1921 in a little village near Mangoase in the then Gold Coast colony.
Iâ€™ve often wondered why in this country the persistent reports of all sorts of sexual and other assaults of children, and brutalities against the vulnerable, especially women, never seem to excite the sort of overwhelming outcry that even the merest hint of homosexual news attracts.
The World Health Organization has announced a historic move: it has recommended the widespread use of the first ever malaria vaccine. The recommendation is based on the results of an ongoing pilot programme in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya. Malaria is a huge global health challenge, around 409,000 people died of malaria in 2019 alone.
Sixteen years is a very long time. I have living proof of what 16 years looks like in my house. My favourite niece Akua of Dwaben and Abutia was born 16 years ago, she is taller than me and a fully grownup young lady.
I grew up in Tarkwa and Prestea in the Western Region and the regional capital, Takoradi, was my nearest big city with shimmering lights, wide streets, endless traffic and a vibrant night life to boot â€“ a far cry from the two rather sleepy towns I was used to.
Teaching courses in â€œCritical Thinkingâ€ is one of the most inspiring and rewarding experiences I have ever had. It started with my training in the state of California (USA) to coordinate a GATE (Gifted And Talented Education) programme in a public school.